Monthly Archives: August 2014


Meredith Nicholson and IUPUI Partnership Leads the Way in Professional Development

For the last several years Meredith Nicholson School 96 has taken a professional development opportunity and expanded it. In the summer of 2008, IUPUI professor Dr. Annela Teemant began actively working with Meredith Nicholson staff. The goal? Develop the school as a district demonstration site for best instructional practices for English Language Learners (ELLs).

2017-08-19T12:57:01-04:00August 21st, 2014|

ENL Introduces New Initiatives for Our Families

A new school year brings a lot of excitement; and our English as a New Language (ENL) program has several new offerings for our multilingual families. The ENL department organized a welcoming back-to-school initiative for a group of refugee families at a pair of our west side schools.

2017-08-21T10:53:39-04:00August 1st, 2014|

The New Harshman Starts the Year Strong

In what could have been a difficult situation, the new Harshman Magnet Middle School is off to a great start. Everyone involved in this merger has approached it as a chance to forge a new strong educational partnership, making Harshman a stellar example of student, family, staff and community cooperation in the new IPS.

2017-08-21T11:05:21-04:00August 1st, 2014|

Board Highlights: New Leadership Initiative Proposal

A new leadership initiative was introduced to the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of Commissioners at the August 19th briefing session. Deputy Superintendent Dr. Wanda H. Legrand presented a proposal to develop a Lead Principal initiative at IPS. This program would identify existing principals to assist with the leadership and guidance of our school administrators.

2017-08-21T11:05:43-04:00August 1st, 2014|

John Marshall JROTC Lends a Hand at Colts 5K

Students in the JROTC program at John Marshall Community High School volunteered for the second year in a row at the Indianapolis Colts Back to Football 5K on Saturday, August 23.

2017-08-21T11:06:50-04:00August 1st, 2014|

IPS/Butler Lab School Has Furry New Classmates

Students at IPS/Butler University Laboratory School love their newest classroom. He listens to them, loves to read and also loves to sing. The students love to give him hugs and pet his soft ears.

2017-08-21T11:07:55-04:00August 1st, 2014|
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