The leaves are turning. The air is getting more crisp. It’s October in Indianapolis! Our students may have just returned from fall break but that doesn’t mean the fall fun has to stop.
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While many students are resting during fall break several are still hard at work. Our IPS student-athletes are practicing and competing over the break.
Net Literacy, a student-founded digital literacy program, is giving Indianapolis Public Schools students a chance to speak out against online bullying and share their strategies for staying safe online.
George W. Julian School 57’s participation in the annual Irvington Halloween Festival spans decades.
SUPER School 19 is all about being active, and students are making their mark on a unique, human-powered art project! SUPER School students recently helped a local artist with a public art installation coming to their neighborhood.
Indianapolis Public Schools is proud to team up with Eli Lilly and Company for an innovative service project. Hundreds of Lilly employees are using their Day of Service to help IPS students complete a valuable health assessment.
As Halloween nears, we want to ensure students stay safe while having some spooky fun. There are plenty of fun events to celebrate the holiday, but it’s important to put safety first.
Principal Carole Wilson Frye of Clarence Farrington School 61 is featured in a video produced by Eli Lilly and Company focusing on education initiatives Lilly sponsors in Indianapolis.
Students at Indianapolis Public Schools Meredith Nicholson School 96 are smart in more ways than you think. SMART at Meredith Nicholson stands for Student Movement Against Rude Treatment.
Michele Whaley, Social Worker at James A. Garfield School 31, will start a peer mediation program in late October. The program will train 6th, 7th and 8th grade students to be peer mediators who can help younger students with conflicts resolve their differences. It’s work she has done for three years. She believes peer mediation is a powerful tool used in creating a peaceful school climate.