It is important to have your voice heard in important
decision-making processes. Indianapolis Public Schools continues our community
conversation about how we can best serve our middle grades students, who will
no longer be attending community high schools in the coming years.
We have already talked with our middle grades students
and would also like to know your thoughts on whether IPS should increase the
current number of K-8 schools, add traditional middle schools, or perhaps both.
Join us at one of two upcoming meetings to also discuss a
potential three-tiered school bell and bus schedules that would impact start
times and routes.
“Everyone is encouraged to attend. These meetings are important
because they allow district leadership to engage with our community and take
time to thoroughly explain pending changes. Participants share their input on
multiple initiatives and provide good ideas,” said IPS Board Commissioner Diane
Arnold, who represented IPS District 4, during the community coffee chat on June
4. “Sometimes, we find that we need to address issues pertaining to a
particular school, and in those cases the administration will hold a meeting
with families in the school building to hear and discuss those specific
Whether a morning coffee chat in your neighborhood, a
post-work discussion or a weekend conversation works best for you, we look
forward to seeing you at one of the two remaining sessions hosted by our
outstanding community partners.
Please join district leaders at one of the following
locations to hear important proposals and share your thoughts.
Tuesday, June 14
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Indianapolis Public Library
40 E. St. Clair St.
*Parking is free
Represented by Commissioners Mary Ann Sullivan and Sam Odle
Thursday, June 16
9:00 am – 10:30 am
New Wineskin Ministries
4501 38th St.
Represented by Commissioner LaNier Echols