Indianapolis Public Schools

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Latest District Stories

Puerto Rican native infuses pride about Hispanic culture while teaching at Harshman

Veteran educator Magali Torres never lets a day go by at Harshman Middle School without letting her eighth-grade students know there’s a certain pride in being Hispanic. Every day she works in a classroom filled with reminders of her native Puerto Rico. There are Hispanic-themed posters, lights that glow in colors red and pink, and […]

Colts punter reads to students at Ernie Pyle as part of Hispanic Heritage Book Fair

Students at Ernie Pyle School 90 took another step in making reading a regular habit Tuesday when they crowded around an Indianapolis Colts player during a session of the Colts/Scholastic/Hispanic Heritage Book Fair. Class after class came to the school’s gymnasium to listen to Colts punter Rigoberto Sanchez and select t-shirts and other items provided […]

Teachers’ Treasures to reopen second location on Oct. 5

Teachers’ Treasures, an Indianapolis-based non-profit that provides free school supplies to teachers in Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) and in other schools throughout Marion County, is reopening its second location at Northwest Middle School. On Sept. 27, Teacher’s Treasures will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Northwest, 5525 W. 34 St., from 3-4 p.m. Kenny Moore II, […]

Summer Graduation Ceremony Sept. 28 at Broad Ripple

Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) will award diplomas to 49 students Sept. 28 during the Class of 2022 Summer Graduation ceremony. The event begins at 6 p.m. in the Gene R. Poston Auditorium at Broad Ripple High School. Doors will open to guests at 5:15 p.m. The annual program is for students who complete their graduation […]

Nurse is ‘heart and soul’ of Center for Inquiry 27

At Center for Inquiry 27, Thomika Gouard-West is the heart and soul of the school for many students. In her first year as the school’s nurse, Gouard-West has done everything in her job description, including distributing prescription medicines, wiping runny noses, and applying up to 15 ice packs daily on injured fingers, elbows, feet, and […]