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  • Devon Ginn Tells His Truth at Art & Soul

    The 2009 Broad Ripple graduate is one of the featured artists at this year's Art & Soul. Ginn, a poet and thespian, and a few of his friends will perform a living installation piece at 12:15 p.m. today, Feb. 24, at the Indianapolis Artsgarden.

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  • JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY 43'S ROBOTICS TEAMS

    Ambassadors for JWRiley 43 at their first Robotics Competition at Shortridge IB High School.

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  • 'Hidden Figures' Motivates SYA Student to Keep Striving

    Simon Youth Academy student Chloe C. says the movie “Hidden Figures” gave her the extra motivation she needed to keep reaching for her goals — despite the naysayers. Chloe digs into her past and dreams about her future in this first-person account.

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  • Get to Know: Kenya Taylor-Wash, 2017 Teacher of the Year Finalist

    As IPS prepares for nominations for its 2018 Teacher of the Year program, we're highlighting the finalists and winner of the 2017 class. This week, we get to know Daniel Webster School 46 teacher Kenya Taylor-Wash.

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  • Taking a Peek Inside IPS Classrooms

    Micah Nelson, IPS' 2017 Teacher of the Year, goes inside classrooms throughout the district to find out what educators and students are working on this semester. From the annual M.A.T.H. Bowl to IREAD and ISTEP to foreign languages and lessons on rights/fairness, classrooms are providing a variety of activities.

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  • CTC Student Honored for Work in Architecture Pathway

    Senior Leonna H. has been honored for her work in the Architecture program through the Career & Technology Center (CTC) at Arsenal Technical High School. It's one of three awards the CTC program received.

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  • New IPS Middle School Caters to Students on Medical/STEM Track

    When the 2017-2018 school year begins July 31, Longfellow, a former alternative high school, will open its doors as IPS' first middle school dedicated to both medical and STEM curriculums.

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  • Former Pacers Use Capes to Encourage Students to Dream Big

    On Feb. 7, Pacers Cares visited Elder W. Diggs School 42 to teach students to dream big through its Capes for Kids program. The former Pacers talked to students about setting and achieving goals and helped them create superhero capes.

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  • Celebrating IPS History Makers

    For Black History Month, we're paying tribute to our very own history makers — IPS graduates who have made a name for themselves in various career fields. Find out who we're honoring this week.

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  • Chiefs for Change Launches its Second Cohort of Future Chiefs

    Deputy Superintendent of Academics, Dr. Wanda H. Legrand, has been selected for the second cohort of Future Chiefs by the Chiefs for Change

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  • Classrooms Advance in 'Read to the Final Four'

    The minutes are in and 30 IPS classrooms have moved on to the next round in the "Read to the Final Four" competition. During the next two weeks, students will compete to be selected for the Sweet 16.

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  • IPS 2017 Legislative Agenda

    Indianapolis Public Schools ensures that the district's priorities are at the forefront of legislative session to marshal advocacy for the children and families we serve. In 2017, IPS' legislative agenda will focus on Innovation Network Schools, students and teachers, and an improved school funding formula.

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  • Sweet 16 Advance in 'Read to the Final Four'

    Only 16 classrooms remain in the districtwide reading competition, "Read to the Final Four." Find out who's still in the running to be named the champion.

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  • TeenWorks Offers Summer Employment to Teachers

    Teachers can earn extra money while making a difference in the lives of students during TeenWorks, an annual summer jobs program. Each year, the program hires teachers to serve as supervisors for teen groups and worksites.

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  • Top Spellers M-O-V-E on to Regional Bee

    Out of the 56 students who competed in the IPS District Spelling Bee, 18 have advanced to the Marion County Regional Spelling Bee on Sunday, March 5, on the IUPUI campus. It’s the next step before the semifinals and to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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  • IPS Students Featured in First Friday Exhibition

    “Radial Point,” a family-friendly community art show, will display the works of several IPS students during the First Friday Art Tour. Three IPS featured artists will also have their works for sale at East Tenth United Methodist Church.

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  • Raymond Davis Jr. Portrays Music Heavyweights in 'Motown The Musical'

    The sixth-grader from Edison School of the Arts School 47 plays the younger versions of Berry Gordy, Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder in the musical based on the autobiography of Motown’s founder. The tour stops in Indianapolis in March.

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  • IPS Students Celebrate 100th Day of School

    Schools throughout the IPS district hosted 100th Day celebrations on Jan. 30, as students and teachers alike joined in the festivities through costumes and fun educational activities. Take a peek inside a few of our schools.

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  • Get to Know: Rocio Cisneros, 2017 Teacher of the Year Finalist

    As IPS prepares for nominations for its 2018 Teacher of the Year program, the Achiever will highlight the finalists and winner of the 2017 class. This week, we get to know Charles W. Fairbanks School 105 teacher Rocio Cisneros.

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  • Round 2 Deadline for Choice Application Lottery is Nearing

    Families throughout Indianapolis are still vying for a spot into IPS’ coveted Choice schools. if you missed the first round of the multi-tiered application process, you still have time to apply. Round 2 opened Jan. 16 and ends March 3.

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  • Indiana House Page Program Engages Youth in Local Government

    Each year, Indiana students get a firsthand look at how the legislature really works through the Indiana House Page Program, but slots for this year are quickly filling up. The application deadline is March 1.

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  • Celebrating IPS History Makers

    Black History Month is a time to remember the tireless, yet important, works of African-Americans and the contributions they’ve made to United States history. This year, we're celebrating IPS graduate who have cemented their place in history.

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