Indianapolis Public Schools

INDIANAPOLIS — A federal judge has ruled that Indianapolis Public Schools must allow a 10-year-old transgender girl to play on a girls’ softball team pending further litigation, challenging a state law that bans transgender girls from participating on K-12 girls’ sports teams. The preliminary injunction was issued Tuesday by U.S. District Court Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson. It prevents […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Public Schools will host a drive-thru Back-to-School Festival Monday, July 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. The event will be held in the Polar Bear Parking Lot, located on Illinois Street just north of 32nd Street. The entrance to this lot is […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A major shift is coming next school year for Indianapolis Public Schools. IPS teachers will be focused next fall solely on teaching in-person as the district wants to shift remote learning to two charter schools that offer online academic programs. District leaders expect most students will return to in-class learning in the fall, […]

The Indianapolis Public School system is adding crossing guards at some spots near schools, and at the same time encouraging some children to walk to school, if they live close enough to do so.

INDIANAPOLIS — There is a fight for the future of three Indianapolis’ schools after Indianapolis Public Schools voted to part ways with a charter school group. While it may seem complicated, families, teachers, and community members are paying close attention. Emma Donnan Elementary and Middle School, Thomas Carr Howe Community High School, and Emmerich Manual […]

@kwellscomm  TLCNaptown.com News  — Friday the 13th is a lucky day for local disabled veterans thanks to the staff and student/athletes at Indianapolis Public Schools  Indianapolis Public Schools’ District Athletics Department, also known as ‘IPS Athletics’ is celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior with a ‘day on’ for area disabled […]

@kwellscomm  TLCNaptown.com  News & Sports  —  Good day to you on this first day back to work and school for most in this new year after a busy holiday season. Fog hovered over the area all morning making the morning commute difficult. A dense fog advisory has been effect all morning covering the majority of […]

@kwellscomm  TLCNaptown.com News & Sports Good day to you. Things are getting back to normal on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington on this busy Friday. There was a report of a person with a handgun on the campus early Friday morning that had the campus community on high alert. IU’s Emergency management initially […]

@kwellscomm  TLCNaptown.com News & Sports For many alumni and those with ties to Indy’s famed historically all-Black Crispus Attucks High School, today is a very special day. The documentary Attucks: The School That Opened a City premieres this evening at the Madame Walker Theatre downtown on Indiana Avenue. The school was built in the 1920’s during […]

@kwellscomm TLCNaptown.com News & Sports Good day to you. A woman is recovering Wednesday after becoming the city’s latest shooting victim during a robbery attempt that ended in a hail of bullets. The incident happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday morning on the city’s northeast side. WTHR-TV reports that police told them the woman had just […]

@kwellscomm TLCNaptown.com News & Sports Locally… Happy Monday, on this day to be extra aware in both, the morning and afternoon drive-time rushes. More school buses will be out today because Indianapolis Public Schools and several other school districts like Warren Township and Noblesville head back to class. For IPS, alone, more than 30,000 students are starting […]

@kwellscomm TLCnaptown.com Friday News & Sports Headlines Happy Friday to you on this Indy 500 Carb Day… A jam-packed day of events starts the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway including historic cars taking laps around the track and an autograph session for the field in the 40-lap Freedom 100, which runs early this […]