March 2019 Board Highlights

When the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of School Commissioners convened for its Agenda Review Session Tuesday, March 19 and Board Action Session Thursday, March 21, topics included updates on a districtwide Climate & Culture Survey, Innovation Network school...

Crispus Attucks Tigers in Pursuit of Another Championship

  The Flying Tigers of Crispus Attucks are headed back to the 3A semi-state game for the second time in three years on Saturday, March 16.   It’s a step closer to the team’s quest for another championship title, but one that comes during what has been a challenging...

CFI 27 Joins ‘Fridays for Future’ with Climate Change Fair

  Students at Center for Inquiry School 27 will be participating in “Fridays for Future,” a global youth movement on Friday, March 15.   The mission of the international event is to raise awareness about the impact of climate change and the increasing need for...

Scholars Ready for Marion County Regional Spelling Bee

  Owen Norwalk, Aryan Sant and Makenzie Swindle walked away with the top three spots during the IPS District Spelling Bee in January. But they will be joined by 13 other IPS scholars when the Marion County District Spelling Bee begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16.  ...

March Signals in Standardized Testing Throughout Indiana Schools

  March signals in spring and potential warmer weather, but it’s also the start of the annual standardized testing season in schools throughout Indiana.   Current high school sophomores are already recording their answers during Round 1 of ISTEP+ 10, which ends March...

IPS Announces New Chief of Transformation

  Indianapolis Public Schools recently announced that Dennis Tackitt is the district’s new Chief of Transformation. He will provide the vision, leadership and management necessary to ensure IPS is continuously improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the services...

Students Test STEM Skills at Robotics State Championships

  Teams from three IPS schools participated in the VEX Robotics State Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, March 9.   Elementary and middle school students from Cold Spring School, Sidener Academy for High Ability Students and Wendell Phillips School 63 put...