Monthly Archives: April 2015


State Board of Education Approves IPS’s Plan for Arlington Transition

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.

2017-08-19T15:55:39-04:00April 1st, 2015|

Students Bring More Than T-Shirts Back from Their Spring Break Travels

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!

2017-08-19T15:57:24-04:00April 1st, 2015|

Teachers and Students Grow and Give Back Through Travel This Summer

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.

2017-08-19T15:57:46-04:00April 1st, 2015|

Students Learn with South Sudanese Teachers

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.

2017-08-19T15:58:02-04:00April 1st, 2015|

IPS Employee Honored by Center for Leadership Development

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.

2017-08-20T18:09:14-04:00April 1st, 2015|

Learning Soars at Wendell Phillips

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?

2017-08-20T18:08:04-04:00April 1st, 2015|

School Teachers of the Year Announced

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!

2017-08-20T18:06:37-04:00April 1st, 2015|
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