The Indianapolis Public Schools’ Center for Inquiry Schools 2, 27 and 84 have each been named a National Magnet School of Distinction by Magnet Schools of Ameri [...]
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.
Micah Nelson, the 2017 IPS Teacher of the Year, encourages educators to advocate for their students outside of their classrooms. Nelson provides easy to follow steps on how teachers can and should get involved in the legislative process and in their communities.
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.
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.
The dance teams at Broad Ripple Magnet High School for the Arts and Humanities and Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School provide much more than halftime entertainment. They also serve as a source of inspiration for team members.
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.
An engineer known not only for upholding his family's business, but also improving his community, Tom Lugar talks about how IPS schools helped shaped his life and professional career.
For the first time since releasing its report, the IPS Facilities Utilization Taskforce discussed its recommendation to close three IPS high schools, and the findings it used to make that decision, with the public on Tuesday, April 18.
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.