Our fantastic city offers many free and low-cost adventures for families to enjoy as Indianapolis Public Schools heads into a two-week spring break. Don’t forget, IPS is proud to serve free healthy meals to our students at select sites throughout the break!

 

School is not in session from March 21 – April 1 in observance of our spring break. Even though students aren’t in class, there are plenty of opportunities to have fun while continuing to learn and grow!

 

This spring break, 1st MakerSpace will offer two “making” camp opportunities, Bubble Engineering and Home Mech.

 
  • Bubble Engineering: In celebration of National Bubble Week, students will have the opportunity to formulate the best bubble solution, explore and discover bubble geometry and the science behind it all, as well as design and build a bubble machine by using a 3-D printer.
  • Home Mech: Students that participate in this camp will gain knowledge in home maintenance. Students will have the opportunity to learn things including how to install a faucet, repair and replace broken household items, learn how to safely use hand and power tools and how to successfully solve problems with tough repairs. 

1st MakerSpace also offers 3D Printing and Design summer camps. Students will have the chance to work individually and within teams to design and print their own original creations. Times, locations and dates for both camp opportunities can be found here. Every student should have the chance to experience “making” regardless of circumstances. Through the support of donors and grant funding, 1st MakerSpace offers scholarships to those in need.

Library locations in our neighborhoods are open through spring break and offer free programming including game nights, story time and more. Visit www.indypl.org for more information on events at your nearest branch.
 

The Indianapolis Zoo is celebrating spring with the debut of its newest residents – baby animals! You can visit the zoo’s youngest flamingo, lions, dolphin, giraffe, gibbon and meerkats on your visit during spring break; check the zoo’s website for pricing, as cost flexes with demand.

IPS is proud to serve meals to our students at no cost during the school year, and this opportunity for students to meet their friends for breakfast and lunch continues even when school is out. Over the 2014-2015 school year and the following summer, the IPS Foodservice Department provided 68,813 meals to students over spring, fall and summer breaks, as well as inclement weather days. Our friendly foodservice staff will offer lunch at 16 IPS schools throughout the upcoming break and breakfast at 11 sites. All IPS students are invited to enjoy free meals provided as an extension of the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program.
The IPS spring break meal sites include:

School

Street Address

Zip

Dates of Operation

Serving Times

 

 

Code

Begin

End

Breakfast

Lunch

Anna Brochhausen School 088

5802 E. 16th St.

46219

3-21-16

4-01-16

 

 

 

11:30

12:30

 

Arlington Community High School

4825 N. Arlington Ave.

46226

3-21-16

3-25-16

7:30

8:00

10:40

11:15

 

Arlington Woods School 099

5801 E. 30th St.

46218

3-28-16

4-01-16

8:45

9:15

 

 

 

 

Carl Wilde School 079

5002 W. 34th St.

46224

3-28-16

4-01-16

8:45

9:15

 

 

 

 

Center for Inquiry at School 027

545 E. 19th St.

46202

3-21-16

3-25-16

8:00

9:00

12:00

1:00

 

Center for Inquiry at School 027

545 E. 19th St.

46202

3-28-16

4-01-16

8:30

9:00

12:30

1:00

 

Center for Inquiry at School 084

440 E. 57th St.

46220

3-28-16

4-01-16

8:45

9:15

 

 

 

 

Charles Warren Fairbanks School 105

8620 Montery Rd.

46226

3-21-16

4-01-16

 

 

 

11:30

12:30

 

Daniel Webster School 046

1450 S. Reisner St.

46221

3-21-16

4-01-16

 

 

 

11:30

12:30

 

Eleanor Skillen School 034

1410 Wade St.

46203

3-21-16

3-25-16

 

 

 

11:30

12:30

 

Eleanor Skillen School 034

1410 Wade St.

46203

3-28-16

4-01-16

8:45

9:15

11:30

12:30

 

George Washington Community High School

2215 West Washington St.

46222

3-21-16

3-25-16

 

 

 

12:00

12:30

 

IPS/Butler University Laboratory School 60

3330 N. Pennsylvania Ave.

46205

3-21-16

4-01-16

7:30

8:00

11:30

12:00

 

James Whitcomb Riley School 043

150 W. 40th St.

46208

3-21-16

4-01-16

 

 

 

11:30

12:30

 

John Marshall Community High School

 10101 E. 38th St.

46235

3-21-16

3-25-16

8:00

8:15

11:30

12:00

 

Nicholson Performing Arts Academy School 070

510 E. 46th St.

46205

3-21-16

3-25-16

7:30

8:00

11:30

12:00

 

Nicholson Performing Arts Academy School 070

510 E. 46th St.

46205

3-28-16

4-01-16

7:30

9:15

11:30

12:00

 

Northwest Community High School

5525 W. 34th St.

46224

3-21-16

3-25-16

8:00

8:30

11:30

12:00

 

Raymond Brandes School 065

4065 Asbury St.

46227

3-21-16

3-25-16

8:30

9:00

12:30

1:00

 

Riverside School 044

2033 Sugar Grove Ave.

46202

3-21-16

4-01-16

 

 

 

11:30

12:30

 

Thomas Gregg School 015

2302 E. Michigan St.

46201

3-21-16

4-01-16

 

 

 

11:30

12:30

 

William Penn School 049

1720 W. Wilkins

46221

3-21-16

3-24-16

 

 

 

11:30

12:30

 

William Penn School 049

1720 W. Wilkins

46221

3-28-16

4-01-16

 

 

 

11:30

12:30

 

 

Questions regarding meal service can be directed to the Foodservice Department at 317.226.4772. A staff member is available to answer questions Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.