On April 1, the Indiana State Board of Education approved plans for Arlington High School to transition back to Indianapolis Public Schools. IPS will collaborate with transformation specialists Mass Insight Education to improve academic outcomes for students at the school beginning with the 2015-2016 school year.
Indianapolis Public Schools will be represented in a prestigious international study program this summer! Gambold Preparatory Magnet High School Junior Jalen Vaughn will take part in World Learning’s Leadership Institute Program in South Africa.
Opportunities for Indianapolis Public Schools students to be lifelong, global learners don’t stop at spring break. Many students, and their teachers, take time during these breaks to visit other countries. It’s an incredible experience for our students, one they plan and work for all year long!
If your idea of a summer trip involves lounging next to water asleep with a book on your lap, then the trips Indianapolis Public Schools teachers and students are taking this summer aren’t for you. The learning and professional development doesn’t stop for them when school ends in June.
The students in Rachel Patten’s class at Rousseau McClellan School 91 are fascinated. They have just listened to two teachers from South Sudan tell them what it’s like to live, learn and work in the newest country in the world.
At their recent Minority Achievers Awards and Scholarship Gala, the Center for Leadership Development (CLD) honored an outstanding Indianapolis Public Schools employee. Victor Bush, Athletic Director and Assistant Principal at Arsenal Technical High School, won the 2015 CLD Distinguished Alumni Award.
During a conversation with AmeriCorp volunteers regarding service hours during spring break, Wendell Phillips School 63 Principal Paul Wirth had an interesting idea. What if the volunteers tutored students during that time?
John Marshall Community High School senior Joana Ayala is first in her class, a commander in her JROTC battalion and now a winner of the prestigious Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.
As we enter the final months of the 2014-2015 school year, Indianapolis Public Schools is proud to announce new leadership at two of our high schools for the upcoming year.
Spring is an exciting time of year at Indianapolis Public Schools; it’s when each school recognizes one of their most inspiring, innovative and all-around amazing teachers! All of our schools are invited to select a Teacher of the Year – this educator is not only honored for their hard work within the school, but they are now eligible for district, state and, perhaps, national recognition!