February 15, 2019

Here’s a roundup of news and highlights from throughout the district.

George S. Buck School 94 Hosts Community Conversation

The administration at George S. Buck School 94 is working with the district to become an Innovation school.

To help parents, staff, students and the community learn more about innovation schools, the conversion process, and why school administrators want to move in this direction, an Innovation Conversion Parent & Community Information Meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, February 21.

The meeting will be inside the cafeteria at George S. Buck, 2701 Devon Ave.

Child care will be provided. Snacks, games and prizes will be available. For more information, call 317.226.4294.

James Whitcomb Riley School 43 Transition Meeting

On Wednesday, February 20, IPS administration will host a meeting to provide an update and timeline for next steps on the principal search for James Whitcomb Riley School 43. 

During the principal search, the school’s assistant principal, Endia Ellison, will serve as interim principal for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year.

The meeting is open to all family, staff and community and will be offered in two separate sessions to ensure maximum attendance.

Meeting times are 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the school, 150 W. 40th St.

For more information, call 317.226.4243.

IPS Schools, Students Busy Making Moves

Mock Trail T-Shirts

There’s been lots of activity at IPS schools recently. A few of the highlights include: 

  • Students at Cold Spring School spent time outdoors learning about flow dynamics near their waterfall.
  • Several students at George Washington High School walked away with first-place honors at the JAG Conference. More students placed from George Washington than any other school.
  • Kindergartners at William McKinley School 39 learned about good dental hygiene and how to avoid spreading germs from University of Indianapolis nursing students. Also, several fathers attended the school’s recent All-Pro Dads event spending quality time with students.
  • The Mock Trial Team at Arsenal Technical High School, which is usually more focused on their debate skills, took time out of their busy schedules to show off their team’s new shirts.