Wednesday Weekly for Nov. 18th, 2015

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Dear Shortridge Families,

Important this week!

• PTSA Nominations and Elections will take place tomorrow, Nov. 19th at 6pm Room 167. Must be a member and present to nominate, run or vote. Membership is $10 and you may join immediately before the meeting.
• Shortridge Theatre will perform at short play in the Historic Caleb Mills Auditorium tomorrow, Nov. 19th and Friday Nov. 20that 7:00pm. Please attend this first performance.
• The National Honor Society is collecting “holiday meal” canned goods through the end of this week. If 250 items are collected, scholars and staff may wear jeans.
• United Christmas Service applications will be taken until 11-20-15. If you or another Shortridge family member is in need of help this holiday season, please contact Ms. Clair at 317-226-2825 or
• Shortridge High School Vs. Crispus Attucks Legacy Game. November 24th starting with Freshmen boys tipping off at 3:00pm followed by JV boys, Varsity Girls, and Varsity Boys. Tickets sold at front office in advance for $6.00 at the door $8.00. Legacy T-Shirts sold for $10.00 / two for $15.00 Pre Order! For more information please contact Shortridge High School’s athletic department or Crispus Attucks’ athletic department.

• Parent Volunteers Needed:
o A donation of vinca vine was donated to cover some bare spots in the front of the school. Please contact Lori Armstrong at or 226-4108 if you are available to help plant them next week.
o Refreshments are needed for the Winter Concert on Dec 3rd. If you are interested in coordinating or donating items, contact Lori Armstrong at or 226-2810.

o Parent Chaperones are needed Dec. 11th from 4-6 for the “Winter Bash”. Join the fun including an ugly sweater contest. To volunteer contact John Bernardi at or 226-2810.
• REMINDER: No school Next Wednesday – Friday in observance of Thanksgiving.

• Mark your Calendar for Dec 3rd 6pm for Winter Arts Exhibition. Music, art gallery and art sale. Plan to bring food donations to a local food pantry and clothing donations for Goodwill Industries.

Be in the know!

• Make an appointment with yourself to check the website a couple times a week. Always something new! Remember to look at the Daily Announcements – link in lower right of the home page.
• Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.

• Download the myIPS App in the AppStore and Google Play.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call 317-226-2810, or 317-441-2457 or email at

Have a great day!
Lori Armstrong
Parent Involvement Educator