Monthly Archives: April 2017


IPS Goes to Washington

Two groups of IPS students traveled to our nation’s capital for fun and educational experiences this spring. The annual eighth grade Washington, D.C., trip is a highlight of many students’ experiences at Sidener Academy for High Ability Students. Through an educational program called “We the People,” Sidener’s students learn about the branches of government, political parties, elections and the effect of government policies on the economy.

2017-08-20T18:07:17-04:00April 28th, 2017|

Center for Inquiry Students ‘Green Up’ the City

Several eighth-graders from Center for Inquiry School 2 participated in IMAGINE: Students for Global and Local Action — an annual middle school project. Headed by CFI School 2 science teacher Dawn Corbin, students spent the day cleaning up parks and planting trees in the city.

2017-07-27T18:00:22-04:00April 21st, 2017|

5 Questions with Zac Owens, Attucks Basketball Player

The Achiever recently sat down with Zac Owens, a member of the Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School boys’ varsity basketball team. Owens, an Attucks senior, talks about winning the 2017 ISHAA 3A Boys Basketball State Championship and more.

2017-07-28T05:03:29-04:00April 21st, 2017|

Northwest Community High School Wins National Sports Award

Northwest Community High School has received the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award for its high school athletic program. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes.

2017-07-28T05:06:47-04:00April 21st, 2017|

Educating Future Doctors at Crispus Attucks

The historic school is laser focused on educating students who are interested in the medical field. The school's new pathways will "really change the academic tone in the building," said Principal Lauren Franklin.

2017-07-26T17:38:09-04:00April 7th, 2017|
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