Indianapolis Public Schools’ Facilities Utilization Taskforce has issued a report recommending a reduction in the number of IPS high schools. Most of the district’s seven high schools are at less than 50 percent capacity, which severely impacts academic opportunities for students and the district’s efforts to utilize resources more efficiently.
Quincy Fouse, a Broad Ripple alum, is making a name for himself in California on TV and in the movies. He has a recurring role on the ABC sitcom "The Goldbergs." He also plays Nate Munson in the hit blockbuster film "Logan," starring Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart.
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.
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.
Edison School of the Arts School 47 is the latest district school to receive a Learning Garden from non-profit organization The Kitchen Community (TKC). Since November 2016, TKC has planted eight of the edible gardens that also serve as outdoor classrooms.
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.
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.
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.
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