After receiving news of a recent fatal act of violence against an IPS student and another injury by gunfire, Superintendent Lewis D. Ferebee shared an important call to action with the Indianapolis community in efforts to diminish violence among our youth. Continue Reading Important Call to Action from Supt. Ferebee to Fight Violence Among Youth
There’s an important – and daunting – task our high school seniors should complete on the path to college: submitting their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Indianapolis Public Schools is proud to host four sites where financial aid experts will assist families with the process to qualify for college funding assistance as part of College Goal Sunday. Continue Reading Need Help Filing Your FAFSA? Join Us on College Goal Sunday!
IPS recognizes Tim Bass Sr., Arlington High School Alumni President, Class of ’82! He is widely regarded as a servant to the community who has a passion for giving back. Continue Reading Alumni Spotlight: Tim Bass of Arlington High School
Educators across central Indiana have recently suffered a great loss. Amy Beverland Elementary School of Lawrence Township lost a great educator in a tragic accident. Principal Susan Jordan will be truly missed by her students and staff. In her eulogy she was remembered as a legend. Principal Jordan’s daughter, Lisa Jankowski, said of her mother, “She gave her life for children…and she gave her life for children.” Continue Reading Teacher of the Year Blog, February 4, 2016
When Crispus Attucks High School first opened its doors in September 1927 – 62 years after the thirteenth amendment to the U.S. Amendment was passed, abolishing slavery in the United States – it served as the first and only public high school for African Americans in the city of Indianapolis. Continue Reading Celebrating Black History Month: Crispus Attucks High School
Kaylyn Fisher, a senior at Key Learning Community, is one of 10 high school seniors in Indianapolis -- and one of two IPS seniors – nominated for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Continue Reading Key Learning Community Senior Kaylyn Fisher Named as National Scholar
Don’t miss the excitement of IPS Athletics in February! Several of our phenomenal student-athletes will be representing IPS schools while competing in sectionals and regionals over the next few weeks. Show your school pride, support our hardworking teams and coaches, and cheer on our young people who consistently give their very best academically and athletically. Continue Reading This Month in IPS Athletics
Are you ready to sample some of the greatest food in town while supporting Indianapolis Public Schools’ students on their way to college? It’s time for the 7th annual Taste of the Westside! Continue Reading Experience the Taste of the Westside!
Across our nation the 100th day of school is often a milestone in elementary schools; students and teachers always find fun and unique ways to celebrate the occasion. This year, students at George Washington Carver School 87 shared their special day with a very special 100-year-old guest! Continue Reading Celebrating 100 Days – and 100 Years – at George Washington Carver!