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Weekly Wednesday is Back! Wednesday, January 30

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Wednesday Weekly for January 30, 2019

Dear Shortridge Families,

Check out these highlights for the weeks ahead.


Two-Hour Delay Thursday

Tomorrow SHS opens two hours later than usual and school begins at 11:00AM.


Junior Pinning Ceremony on Friday

All parents, stakeholders, and the public are welcome at 10:00AM in the historic Caleb Mills Auditorium as our selected Juniors receive the special honor of earning their IB Programme pin. The sophomore class will also be in attendance to view what could be their future, as well as other DP Junior and Senior students. You don’t want to miss this exceptional academic event!


Be Informed! SnapChat

What is SnapChat? Is it on your student’s phone? Who do they talk to on SC and what kind of images, videos, and conversations are they having on the device? Start a conversation or download it yourself and add your student to your profile!

iPhone Users

Android Users



Parent Empowerment Meeting!

All Shortridge Parents are invited to join us at Butler University 

Butler University

4600 Sunset Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46208

Room 136 on the South Campus

Check out the FLYER and the MAP!

 January Topic – Parental Navigation


National History Day

Join us Friday from 2:00-4:00PM in the Old Gym to view the history projects made by our freshmen in the Middle Years Programme who are making their way to the IB Diploma or Career Programme.


Saturday Robotics Competition at JAGS

The SHS Robotics Club will be competing in the VEX “Turning Point” Robotics Tournament hosted by JAGS.  The mini-bus will leave SHS at 7:30 am and will return to SHS at approximately 5:30.

JAGS, 4540 Madison Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46227


ISSMA Solo and Ensemble: Winds/Percussion/Strings

Perry Meridian Middle School

7:30AM to 4:30PM


Clubs, Clubs, Clubs!

  • Check the calendar as Purdue Bound, Robotics, and JROTC meet tomorrow (Thursday).
  • The Model United Nations Conference has prep after school as they prepare for an exciting weekend!
  • Mock Trial meets Saturday morning in Ms. Reiberg’s room from 8:00-11:00AM.
  • Chess, Dance Club, SHS Archive and Museum Club, and JROTC all meet Monday at 4:00PM.
  • Dance Club, Robotics, Mock Trial, Yearbook, and JROTC all meet Tuesday at 4:00PM.
  • What after school activity is your student involved in? There are many to choose from!


Thursday Freshman Detention

Parents may always call and ask if there student is on the list, but we encourage all parents to be in contact with their teachers and learn all about the successes and challenges their students face in each of their courses.

Safety Drill

We will have a building Safety Drill Monday at 2:00


Monday Future Center Mentoring Meeting

This is the third year Ernst and Young have been with us and we have 12 juniors and 12 seniors that were selected for this unique opportunity for mentoring from 11th grade through college. Shortridge is the only high school in Indiana selected for this honor. They raise scholarship dollars for our seniors. To date they have raised over $16,000 for these students! It is truly amazing. They even gave these students laptops for college last year! Ask Ms. Sherri Barrow how your student may be able to be a part of this group next year


Brown Bag Lunch with Principal O’Day

On Monday, teachers bring their lunch and speak one on one with building leadership. What questions would you have your student’s teachers ask?


Boys Varsity Basketball!

Come watch the team play at the New Gym on Tuesday at 6:00PM as they play the Indiana School for the Deaf.

We welome all questions, comments, and suggestions!


Have a great week and stay warm!


Charles Langley

Director of Operations