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BACK TO SCHOOL               2020-2021

                                    Center Grove
                                   Central Nine
                                   Career Center
                                   Our Lady of the
                                   St. Rose of Lima
                                   And more

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                                  email addresses
                                  from the
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                                  and lunch fees,
                                 before- and
                                 after- school care
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     Students make their way to their
     classes on the first day of school at
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     the new Walnut Grove Elementary in                          Follow these easy and fun food
     White River Township in 2019. //                            tips to send them off to school
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                                                                          with a full belly.

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                           On behalf of the Center Grove Board of                  our students and staff.                             year. They have also created a virtual
                         School Trustees, administration, faculty and                We are implementing safety measures as            learning model for families who choose that
                         support staff, we would like to welcome                   recommended, along with a thorough 3-step           option over traditional learning during this
                         everyone back to school on Wednesday, Aug.                cleaning process in all school buildings.           time.
                         5, 2020!                                                    We have worked to make as few changes as            Much more information is available on our
                                                                                                                                       district website at
                           This year’s first day of school is one we               possible to our school day and school
                         have been eagerly anticipating. We have                   calendar to provide our families with
                                                                                                                                         We appreciate the extraordinary
Richard                  certainly missed our students and colleagues              stability, while developing precautions and
                                                                                                                                       partnership we share with our parents and
Arkanoff                 during the extended closure and summer                    protocols to protect their health.
                                                                                                                                       residents of our community as we work to
                         months. Our administrators and staff, along                 Our Teaching & Learning team has worked           provide exceptional educational experiences
                         with our teachers association, have been                  with our principals and teachers to develop         for our students.
                         working diligently on our plan to return to               extensive plans to help students who may              We look forward to welcoming everyone
                         school. Our top priority remains the safety of            need additional support to start the school         back for the 2020-21 school year


Administration                                 Phone: 317-882-9391                             Greenwood, IN 46142                           School hours
Superintendent: Richard Arkanoff               Fax: 317-885-4523                               Phone: 317-887-8525                           • Education Service Center, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Assistant Superintendent: William Long         Principal: Craig Smith                          Fax: 317-885-4605                             • Elementary Schools, 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Assistant Superintendent: Nora Hoover          Assistant Principal: Julie Lawson               Principal: Trael Kelly                        • Middle Schools, 7:30 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.
Assistant Superintendent: Jason Taylor         Dean of Students: Chris Griffin                 Assistant Principal: Martha Andersen          • Center Grove High School, 7:35 a.m. to 2:50
Chief Financial Officer: Paul Gabriel                                                                                                        p.m.
Executive Director of Communications:          Center Grove Middle School North                Sugar Grove Elementary
Stacy Conrad                                   202 N. Morgantown Road                          4135 W. Smith Valley Road                     Book Fees
                                               Greenwood, IN 46142                             Greenwood, IN 46142                           Kindergarten: $150
Director of Elementary Education: Marcy
                                               Phone: 317-885-8800                             Phone: 317-887-4707                           Grade 1: $139
                                               Fax: 317-885-3388                               Fax: 317-885-5249                             Grade 2: $115
Director of Secondary Education: Shannon
                                               Principal: Davin Harpe                          Principal: Kristin Rodman                     Grade 3: $151
                                               Assistant Principal: Jacob Holder               Assistant Principal: Mindy VanderVeen         Grade 4: $139
Director of Special Education: Allison
                                               Dean of Students: Jeffrey Mendenhall                                                          Grade 5: $139
                                                                                               Walnut Grove Elementary                       Elementary Essential Skills: $96
Director of Facilities: Darrell Thompson
                                               Center Grove Elementary                         4079 N. Road 500W                             Grade 6: $255.45-$454.92 (with iPad)
Director of Food and Nutrition Services:
                                               2455 S. Morgantown Road                         Bargersville, IN 46106                        Grade 7: $256.70-$461.67 (with iPad)
Shannon Maples                                                                                                                               Grade 8: $276.45-$629.23 (with iPad)
                                               Greenwood, IN 46143                             Phone: 317-887-4200
Director of Transportation: Sarah Pitts                                                                                                      Grade 9-12: $400 (average with iPad)
                                               Phone: 317-881-1720                             Fax: 317-885-5251
Chief of Police: Ray Jackson                                                                                                                 *Textbook fees for Grades 9-12 range up to
                                               Fax: 317-885-4535                               Principal: Brian Proctor
Health Services Coordinator: Amy Norman                                                        Assistant Principal: Amy Clancy               $800, depending on the courses scheduled.
                                               Principal: Krista Nelson
Buildings                                                                                                                                    Early College student fees may differ.
                                               Assistant Principal: Greg Jansen                Website
Education Service Center                                                                                         (SEE CENTER GROVE, PAGE 23)
4800 W. Stones Crossing Road                   Maple Grove Elementary
Greenwood, IN 46143                            3623 W. Whiteland Road
Phone: 317-881-9326                            Bargersville, IN 46106
Fax: 317-881-0241                              Phone: 317-881-0561
                                               Fax: 317-885-4523
Center Grove High School                       Principal: Brooke Phillips
2717 S. Morgantown Road                        Assistant Principal: Alison Mills
Greenwood, IN 46143
Phone: 317-881-0581                            North Grove Elementary
Fax: 317-885-4509                              3280 W. Fairview Road
Principal: Jeffry Henderson                    Greenwood, IN 46142
Assistant Principals: Trisha Ferguson, Tracy   Phone: 317-881-5653                                                           DRIVERS EDUCATION:
McMahen, Jennifer Perkins, Jacob Short
Dean of Students: Theresa Owen, Jeff Harkin
                                               Fax: 317-885-4547
                                               Principal: Ron Siner
                                                                                                                        CLASSROOM OR ONLINE
                                               Assistant Principal: Heather Gant                                                  DRIVING ACADEMY
                                                                                                             3209 WEST SMITH VALLEY RD., SUITE #106, GREENWOOD, IN 46142

Center Grove Middle School Central
4900 W. Stones Crossing Road                   Pleasant Grove Elementary                                            (317) 534-0016 WWW.DRIVINGACADEMY.COM
Greenwood, IN 46143                            5199 W. Fairview Road

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                                Clark-Pleasant families,                         in encouraging our students to wash hands                  daily basis. Opening a new building for our
                                The Clark-Pleasant Community School              frequently, wear a face covering when social               elementary students will require redistricting
                              Corp. will open to students on July 30. Our        distancing isn’t practical, and to please keep             of our attendance boundaries. This process
                              teachers and staff are eager to have our           children home when they are sick.                          will begin this fall and will be complete by
                              students back in the classrooms this school           Construction has continued on our sixth                 February. The redistricting process is never a
                              year.                                              elementary school, Worthsville Elementary,                 popular one amongst families, but it is
                                                                                                                                            necessary in a growing community.
                                We have been preparing for reopening of          which is scheduled to open next school year.
                                                                                                                                               We are looking forward to greeting our
Patrick Spray                 our schools during this COVID-19 pandemic          Cirsten Lewis has been named as the
                                                                                                                                            students this year and will do our best to
Superintendent                and have built specific plans at each school in    principal at this new facility, and Brent                  keep their safety and the well-being of our
                              coordination with guidance from the Indiana        Schmidt will take over as principal at                     staff in the forefront as we open our doors.
                              Department of Education, our Johnson               Whiteland Elementary this coming January.                    I encourage you to reach out to the
                              County Department of Health and resources            Worthsville Elementary can accommodate                   building principals with any questions or
                              from the CDC. In every plan we rely on             up to 800 students and will have a solar array             concerns that you may have as we open the
                              collaboration with our families to be diligent     that can power 90% of the energy needs on a                school year.


Administration                                    Buildings                                      Five full days (Mon-Fri) 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.       120 Center St.
Superintendent: Patrick Spray                     Clark-Pleasant Education                       Pre-K before- and after-school care available      Whiteland, IN 46184
Assistant Superintendent Human Resourc-           and Community Center                           from Honey Grove for an additional cost.           Phone: 317-535-4211
es and Operations: John Schilawski                50 Center St.                                  Before-care starts at 6:30 a.m. After-care until   Fax: 317-535-2091
Associate Superintendent Curriculum and           Whiteland, IN 46184                            5:30 p.m.                                          Principal: Cirsten Lewis
Instruction: Kimberly Fifer                       Phone: 317-535-7579                                                                               Assistant Principal: Brent Schmidt
Director of Curriculum and Instruction:           Fax: 317-535-4931                              Break-O-Day Elementary                             School hours: 9:10 a.m.-3:40 p.m. Dismissed
Brian Lovell                                                                                     900 Sawmill Road                                   at 3:10 p.m. on Wednesdays
Director of Business: Jay Staley                  Sawmill Woods Preschool                        New Whiteland, IN 46184
Director of Special Services: Julie Wolfe         700 Sawmill Road                               Phone: 317-535-7536                                Grassy Creek Elementary
Assistant Director of Special Education           New Whiteland, IN 46184                        Fax: 317-535-0817                                  (Grades K-5)
and Student Services: Jodi Kaseff                 Phone: 317-535-2069                            Principal: Laura Shipp                             2111 Sheek Road
Mental Health Coordinator: Connie Poston          Fax: 317-535-5530                              Assistant Principal: Justin Brownfield             Greenwood, IN 46143
Director of Food Service: Kim Combs               Preschool Director: Terry Magnuson             School hours: 9:10 a.m.-3:40 p.m. Dismissed        Phone: 317-535-3980
Director of Transportation: Mike Akers            Preschool Options: (age 3 and 4)               at 3:10 p.m. on Wednesdays                         Fax: 317-888-8774
Community Engagement Director: John               Two days a week (Tues/Thurs) 8:30-11:15 a.m.                                                      Principal: Trina Lake
Venter                                            or 12:45-3:30 p.m.                             Clark Elementary                                   Assistant Principal: Teresa Gross
Coordinator of Nursing Services: Lisa             Three days a week (Mon/Wed/Fri) 8:30-11:15     (Grades K-5)                                       Assistant Principal: Colin Butler
Hudson                                            a.m. or 12:45-3:30 p.m.                        5764 E. Road 700N                                  School hours: 9:10 a.m.-3:40 p.m. Dismissed
Clark-Pleasant Police Department Chief:           Pre-K Options: (age 4 on or before Aug. 1)     Franklin, IN 46131                                 at 3:10 p.m. on Wednesdays
Tim O’Sullivan                                    Five half-days (Mon-Fri) 8:30-11:15 a.m. or    Phone: 317-535-8503
                                                  12:45-3:30 p.m.                                Fax: 317-535-5521                                  Clark-Pleasant Middle School
                                                                                                 Principal: Jenni Baker                             (Grades 6-8)
                                                                                                 Assistant Principal: Kurt Saugstad                 1354 E. Worthsville Road
                                                                                                 School hours: 9:10 a.m.-3:40 p.m. Dismissed        Greenwood, IN 46143
                         EDINBURGH                                                               at 3:10 p.m. on Wednesdays                         Phone: 317-535-7121
                                                                                                                                                    Fax: 317-535-2064
                          Wright-Hageman                                                         Pleasant Crossing Elementary                       Principal: Tim Rinehold
                                                                                                 (Grades K-5)                                       Assistant Principal: Brad Arbuckle
                          Public Library                                                         3030 N. Road 125W                                  Assistant Principal: Natasha Mikus
                                                                                                 Whiteland, IN 46184                                School hours: 7:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Dismissed

              Have A Great Year!
                                                                                                 Phone: 317-535-3244                                at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesdays
                                                                                                 Fax: 317-535-0706
                                                                                                 Principal: Abbie Oliver                            Whiteland Community High School
                                                                                                 Assistant Principal: Bethany Guilfoy               (Grades 9-12)
                                                                                                 School hours: 9:10 a.m.-3:40 p.m. Dismissed        300 Main St.
                                                                                                 at 3:10 p.m. on Wednesdays                         Whiteland, IN 46184
                         119 W. Main Cross St., Edinburgh, IN 46124
                                                                                                                                                    Phone: 317-535-7562
                               812-526-5487 • Fax 812-526-7057

                                                                                                 Whiteland Elementary
                         Visit our website at                            (Grades K-5)                                                            (SEE C-P, PAGE 22)

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MeSSAGe FROM THe LeADeR                                                                FOR YOUR INFORMATION
                      The Board of School          kindergarten through twelfth       Administration                            Edinburgh Community Middle School
                    Trustees of the Edinburgh      grade in the fall of the 2020-     Superintendent: Douglas Arnold, dar-      300 S. Keeley St.
                    Community School Corp.,        2021 school year. I am                          Edinburgh, IN 46124
                    administration and staff       working with our                   Business manager: Tammy Lewis             Phone: 812-526-3418
                                                                                      Deputy treasurer: Carrie Brown            Fax: 812-526-3439
                    members would like to          administrators, teachers,                                                    Principal: Kevin Rockey
                                                                                      Director of facilities and maintenance,
                    welcome all of our students,   classified staff, school nurse,    transportation: Gary Hill       
                    parents and community          Johnson County Health              Athletic director: David Walden           Assistant principal: Cory Sevier
                    members to another school      Department, our Edinburgh                                          
Douglas Arnold                                                                        Buildings
                    year.                          Board of School Trustees,          Administration Office
Superintendent                                                                                                                  Edinburgh Community High School
                      This has been a very         Gov. Holcomb and State             202 S. Keeley St.                         300 S. Keeley St.
                    different and challenging      Superintendent Jennifer            Edinburgh, IN 46124                       Edinburgh, IN 46124
                    time for Indiana’s public      McCormick to find the best         Phone: 812-526-2681                       Phone: 812-526-5501
                                                                                      Fax: 812-526-0271                         Fax: 812-526-3439
                    schools due to the COVID-      plan that will balance our
                                                                                                                                Principal: Kevin Rockey
                    19 pandemic. With all of the   need to ensure that every          East Side Elementary School     
                    uncertainty that has arisen    student and staff member is        810 E. Main Cross St.                     Assistant principal: Cory Sevier
                    from this health crisis, one   healthy and safe while             Edinburgh, IN 46124             
                    certainty is that our public   experiencing the best              Phone: 812-526-9771
                                                                                      Fax: 812-526-3433                         Website
                    schools, the Edinburgh         education possible. This is        Principal: Jason Schoettmer     
                    Community Schools, will        going to require an intensive
                    provide a quality education    team effort, but together we
                    to all of our students in      can do this!                                                                         (SEE EDINBURGH, PAGE 22)

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                             To our Franklin Schools family,                making decisions based on the information                 l   Provide a safe learning environment for
                             The start of the 2020-2021 school year is      we placed in our documents.                              everyone.
                           just around the corner, and I want to say          Let me be the first of many to say, “School               l Alongside the strategies that we have

                           “welcome back to school!” After an               will look a little different when we return.”            discussed in our re-entry plans, we will need
                           unexpected and unprecedented end to the          With student and staff safety at the forefront           to continue to promote and collaborate on
                           2019-2020 school year, I look forward to         of the decision-making process, there have               how to ensure the best 180 days this school
                           seeing students, faculty and staff soon.         been many precautions put in place to keep               year.
                           Before we launch into the new and expected       us all healthy. While planning for returning                For parents, please help us keep these
 David                     changes that will be coming to FCS, I want       to the buildings and a way to do school, we              reminders fresh:
 Clendening                                                                                                                             l Keep your students home if they are not
                           to thank all parents, the community and          committed to three goals for these re-entry
                           especially the teachers for their work over      plans:                                                   feeling well.
                           the past three months. The pandemic caused         Reduce the spread of the virus. (I wish I                 l Give grace and space. Give your friends

                           many disruptions, stress, loss and missed        could say that the entire process and plan               and teachers some space while in the
                           opportunities for everyone, but with each        development will keep the virus out of our               building.
                           new day, we are one step closer to the new       schools. COVID-19 will come into our                        l Avoid close contact.

                           normal. So what is going to be the new           schools. Our commitment is to try to reduce                 l Share your feelings on how things are

                           normal at FCS?                                   the number of cases we have in our schools.              going. The school’s social and emotional side
                             On July 3, FCS released our re-entry plan      The plans indicate the work and dedication               is vital for a successful year.
                           to the community. During this rollout, we        of the entire FCS School District.)                         For students, please remember these three
                           included both the district and school-level        l Continue moving forward with our

                           plans for everyone to begin reviewing and        guiding principles.                                                      (SEE CLENDENING, PAGE 22)


Administration                              Custer Baker Intermediate School            Phone: 317-346-8200                                Third grade: $98.52; high ability $110.75
Superintendent: David Clendening            101 W. State Road 44                        Fax: 317-422-5068                                  Fourth grade: $96.6; high ability $98.08
Assistant superintendent: Brooke Worland    Franklin, IN 46131                          Principal: Katie Smith                             The cost for textbook rental in Grades 5-12 will
Chief financial officer: Tina Jobe-Gross    Phone: 317-346-8600                                                                            vary according to each student’s schedule and
Director of technology: Matt Sprout         Fax: 317-346-8611                           Webb Elementary School                             course selection.
Director of facilities: Jeff Sewell         Principal: Cheryl Moran                     1400 Webb Court
                                            Assistant principal: Cindy Mappes           Franklin, IN 46131                                 Meal prices
Buildings                                                                               Phone: 317-346-8300                                Breakfast
Franklin Community School Corp.             Creekside Elementary School                 Fax: 317-738-5797                                  K-12 $1.30, reduced, 30 cents
998 Grizzly Cub Drive                       700 E. State Road 44                        Principal: Cole Zook                               Lunch
Franklin, IN 46131                          Franklin, IN 46131                                                                             Preschool, $2.25
Phone: 317-346-8700                         Phone: 317-346-8800                         Website                                            Grades K-4, $2.60; reduced, 40 cents
Fax: 317-738-5812                           Fax: 317-738-5767                                             Grades 5-12, $2.70; reduced, 40 cents
                                            Principal: Mark Heiden
Franklin Community High School
                                                                                        School hours                                       Before- and after-school care
                                                                                        Elementaries: 7:40 a.m.-2:20 p.m. (Mon-Tue-        Cub Care is the before- and after-school child
2600 Cumberland Drive                       Needham Elementary School
                                                                                        Thur-Fri); 7:40 a.m.-1:40 p.m. (Wed)               care program for elementary schools K-4 and
Franklin, IN 46131                          1399 Upper Shelbyville Road
                                                                                        CBIS: 7:55 a.m.- 3 p.m. (Mon-Tue-Thur-Fri);        CBIS. The yearly registration fee is $20 per
Phone: 317-346-8100                         Franklin, IN 46131
                                                                                        7:55 a.m.-2:20 pm (Wed); doors unlock at 7:30      family. Fees can be paid weekly or bi-weekly.
Fax: 317-738-5703                           Phone: 317-346-8500
                                                                                        a.m.                                               Before school: elementary, 6-7:30 a.m.; CBIS,
Principal: Steve Ahaus                      Fax: 317-738-5787
                                                                                        FCMS: 8:10 a.m.-3:13 p.m. (Mon-Tue-Thur-           6-7:45 a.m., $5/day, reduced & staff $3/day
Assistant principals: Scott Martin,         Principal: Dylan Purlee
                                                                                        Fri); doors unlock at 7:40 a.m.                    After school: elementary, 2:20-6 p.m.; CBIS,
Laura Mattox
                                                                                        8:40 a.m.- 3:13 p.m. (Wed); doors unlock at        2:50-6 p.m., $10/day, reduced & staff $5/day
Athletic director: Bill Doty                Northwood Elementary School
                                                                                        8:10 a.m.
                                            965 Grizzly Cub Drive
                                                                                        FCHS: 7:50 a.m.-2:55 p.m. (Mon-Tue-Thur-           Board of school trustees
Franklin Community Middle School            Franklin, IN 46131                                                                             Andy Lamm, president
                                                                                        Fri); doors unlock at 7:30 a.m.
625 Grizzly Cub Drive                       Phone: 317-346-8900                                                                            Ryan Waggoner, vice president
                                                                                        8:25 a.m.-2:55 p.m. (Wed); doors unlock at
Franklin, IN 46131                          Fax: 317-738-5757                                                                              Becky Nelson, secretary
                                                                                        8:20 a.m.
Phone: 317-346-8400                         Principal: Andrea Korreck                                                                      Kristi Ott, member
Fax: 317-346-8411                                                                       Book rental                                        Brian Wertz, member
Principal: Rita Holman                      Union Elementary School                     Kindergarten: $78.70
Assistant principal: Ben Carroll            3990 W. Division Road                       First grade $101.16; high ability $113.48
Dean of students: Jenny Pieper              Bargersville, IN 46106                      Second grade: $84.47; high ability $126.22                       (SEE FRANKLIN, PAGE 22)

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                               On behalf of the Greenwood Community                  I begin my eighth and final year as the                  year. We always appreciate the feedback we
                             School Corp. Board of Education, I would              superintendent here in Greenwood. I have                   get from parents new to our district
                             like to welcome students, parents, staff and          been honored to serve the Greenwood                        regarding the positive culture and climate
                             community stakeholders back for the 2020-             Community School Corp. and the                             that exist for our students.
                             21 school year. We always are so excited to           community of Greenwood. The key word in                      Thank you for being a part of the
                             see our students. However, I believe this             the Greenwood Community School Corp. is                    Greenwood Community School Corp. Please
                             year that excitement is at a whole new level.         “community.”                                               know that we don’t take you for granted.
                               I want to first mention the members of                It takes a community to help educate                     We are a service organization, and we take
  Kent                       our board of education. Our success as a              students. Everyone — whether you are a                     our service responsibility to our students,
  DeKoninck                  school district starts with this governing            parent, staff member, business leader or a                 parents and community seriously. Please
  Superintendent             body. Members of our board of education               resident with no children in our school                    help us to carry out this mission by
                             are Steve Moan, president; Jack Napier, vice          system — has a responsibility to our young                 volunteering your time and talents to better
                             president; Mike Metzger, secretary; LaDawn            people. Our school district enrollment is                  serve our students.
                             Weston, member; and Brian Ford, member.               expected to remain at 4,000 students this                    Here’s to a great 2020-21 school year.


Administration                               Northeast Elementary School                        Book rental                                         Registration
Superintendent: Kent DeKoninck               99 Crestview Drive                                 Kindergarten: $165.50                               You must have a parent PowerSchool account
Assistant Superintendent: Todd Pritchett     Greenwood, IN 46143                                Grade 1: $157.37                                    in order to register your student for the school
Director of Curriculum, Instruction and      Phone: 317-889-4080                                Grade 2: $165.44                                    year. To set up your account, you will need the
Assessment: Lisa Harkness                    Fax: 317-889-4087                                  Grade 3: $166.26                                    access ID and access password for each of
Director of Student Services: Jill Lambert   Principal: Amy Sander                              Grade 4: $160.82                                    your children. If you do not have this informa-
Director of Operations: Mike Hildebrand                                                         Grade 5: $182.82                                    tion, contact your child’s school.
Director of IT: Jenna Cooper                 Southwest Elementary School                        Grade 6: $201.51                                    To set up your PowerSchool Parent Account,
                                             619 W. Smith Valley Road                           Grade 7: $222.47                                    go to and
Buildings                                    Greenwood, IN 46142                                Grade 8: $228.46                                    click the Create Account tab. Note: You have to
Administration Office                        Phone: 317-889-4090                                High school: Varies based on courses taken          access your account through the website, not
605 W. Smith Valley Road                     Fax: 317-889-4111                                  K-12 QUEST Classroom (Essential Skills):            the app, for registration.
Greenwood, IN 46142                          Principal: Beth Henry                              $179.82
Phone: 317-889-4060                                                                                                                                 Calendar
Fax: 317-889-4068                            Westwood Elementary School                         Meal prices                                         2020
                                             899 Honey Creek Road                               Elementary: Lunch, $2.25; adult, $3.50;             July 29: Teacher work day
Greenwood Community High School              Greenwood, IN 46143                                breakfast, $1.35; milk, 50 cents.                   July 30: Students’ first day
615 W. Smith Valley Road                     Phone: 317-859-4200                                Middle and high school: Lunch, $2.45; adult,        Sept. 4: Labor Day, no school
Greenwood, IN 46142                          Fax: 317-859-4209                                  $3.50; breakfast, $1.35; milk, 50 cents.            Oct. 2: End of first grading period
Phone: 317-889-4000                          Principal: David Ennis                             Free and reduced lunch applications are             Oct. 12-16: Fall break, no school
Fax: 317-889-4039                                                                               available at        Nov. 23-27: Thanksgiving break, no school
Principal: Todd Garrison                     Website                                                                                                Dec. 18: End of first semester; end of second
                                                                     Before- and after-school care                       grading period
Greenwood Middle School                                                                         The YMCA offers child care from 7 a.m. until        Dec. 24-Jan. 4: Winter break
1584 Averitt Road
                                             Hours                                              the start of school and after school until 6 p.m.   2021
                                             High school: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Greenwood, IN 46143                                                                                                                                 Jan. 4: Teacher work day
                                             Middle school: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.                    Board of school trustees
Phone: 317-889-4040                                                                                                                                 Jan. 5: Students’ first day of second semester
                                             Isom Central: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Full-day kinder-   Steve Moan, president
Fax: 317-889-4044                                                                                                                                   Jan. 18: Martin Luther King Day, no school
                                             garten)                                            Jack Napier, vice president
Principal: Chris Sutton                                                                                                                             (snow makeup day if needed)
                                             Northeast: 8:40 a.m. to 3:35 p.m. (Full-day        Mike Metzger, secretary
                                                                                                                                                    Feb. 15: Presidents Day, no school (snow
                                             kindergarten)                                      LaDawn Weston, member
Isom Central Elementary School                                                                                                                      makeup day if needed)
                                             Southwest: 8:45 a.m. to 3:25 p.m. (Full-day        Brian Ford, member
50 E. Broadway St.                                                                                                                                  March 5: End of third grading period
                                             kindergarten)                                      The board meets on the third Tuesday of each
Greenwood, IN 46143                                                                                                                                 March 22-April 2: Spring break
                                             Westwood: 8:35 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Full-day         month at 7:30 p.m. in the administration build-
Phone: 317-889-4070                                                                                                                                 May 27: Last student day
                                             kindergarten)                                      ing.
Fax: 317-889-4115                                                                                                                                   May 28: Teacher work day, no school (snow
                                             All schools dismiss 30 minutes early on
Principal: Julie Young                                                                                                                              makeup day if needed)
                                                                                                                                                    May 28: High school graduation

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                            Welcome to Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson                 about these plans because they are fluid,                 toward the end of July. As previously
                          United School Corp., home of the Indian              flexible and can change at any time,                      mentioned, all registration must be completed
                          Creek Braves. As the superintendent of               according to guidance we may receive from                 online for this upcoming school year. Any
                          NHJUSC, I would like to extend an exciting           state, local and national health officials.               new Indian Creek student may go to our
                          and heartfelt welcome back to school to all of         Student learning and safety have always                 website and click on the new student
                          our students, parents and staff.                     been our top priority at Indian Creek. We                 enrollment link to register.
                            With having to conclude last school year           will continue this tradition by working                     Please continue to browse our website
                          (this past spring) via remote learning, we           closely with local health officials, our staff            ( and social
Tim Edsell                really missed seeing all of our students and         and the community to provide a great
Superintendent                                                                                                                           media pages so you can receive the latest
                          staff on a daily basis. We are very excited to       learning environment, even in the midst of
                                                                                                                                         updates to school operations and procedures
                          be able to start this upcoming 2020-21 school        these unprecedented times.
                                                                                                                                         during this pandemic, retrieve any necessary
                          year on time with a traditional and/or remote          We, as public school educators, are in the
                                                                                                                                         information and learn more about the great
                          learning experience for our students.                business of instruction with our passion and
                            Our first day will be Wednesday, Aug. 5. At        energy directed toward student learning. We               events that are happening within the
                          this time, we plan to follow our currently           will strive to serve our school leaders,                  Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson USC.
                          adopted school calendar, with one week of            teachers, students, families and community                  If you have any questions, please call us at
                          fall break and two weeks each during our             patrons, as we will continue to work at                   317-878-2100.
                          winter and spring breaks.                            becoming one of the best school corporations                The 2020-21 school year will be a new
                            Hopefully by now, you have received,               in the state of Indiana.                                  adventure of teaching and learning but one
                          reviewed and understand our NHJ schools                Online NHJ registration for all students                that will still focus on pursuing excellence,
                          re-entry plan for this upcoming school year.         began July 13 and will continue through July              performing our best and working together.
                          Please keep reviewing and/or asking questions        24. There will be no on-campus registration                 Go Braves!

Administration                                Indian Creek Middle School                     Fourth grade: $178.94                                Board of School Trustees
Superintendent: Tim Edsell                    801 W. Indian Creek Drive                      Fifth grade: $178.98                                 Judy Misiniec, president
Assistant Superintendent: Andy Cline          Trafalgar, IN 46181                            Middle school and high school: Based on              Greg Waltz, vice president
Business Manager/Corporation Treasurer:       Phone: 317-878-2130                            student’s schedule                                   Ed Harvey, secretary
Debbie Carter                                 Principal: Sean Zachery                                                                             Ben Swopes, member
Deputy Treasurer/Human Resources &            Assistant Principal: Kim Davis                 Meal prices                                          Thomas Burgett, member
                                                                                             ICES and ICIS: Lunch, $2.55; breakfast, $1.50
Payroll: Terri Ellington
Director of Facilities: Jared Sneed           Indian Creek Intermediate School               ICMS: Lunch, $2.60; breakfast, $1.55                 Calendar
                                              1000 S. Indian Creek Drive                     ICHS: Lunch, $2.65; breakfast, $1.55                 2020
Director of Transportation: John Walker
                                              Trafalgar, IN 46181                            Adults and guests: Lunch, $3.30; breakfast,          Aug. 5: First student day
Maintenance & Transportation Coordinator:
                                              Phone: 317-878-2160                            $2.40                                                Sept. 7: Labor Day, no school
Donna Richards
                                              Principal: Andrea Perry                        NHJ Schools participate in the Child Nutrition       Oct. 2: End of first nine weeks
Director of Technology: Andrew Summers
                                                                                             Program and offer free and reduced price             Oct. 12-16: Fall break
Director of Food Services: Carol Schaaf
                                              Indian Creek Elementary                        meals to students who qualify.                       Nov. 25-27: Thanksgiving break
Special Education Coordinator: Paige
                                              1002 S. Indian Creek Drive                     If you think your family may qualify for benefits,   Dec. 18: End of first semester, second nine
                                              Trafalgar, IN 46181                            complete an application available on the NHJ         weeks; Christmas break begins at end of
Health and Wellness Coordinator: Jill Lawa-
                                              Phone: 317-878-2150                            website at Return            school day
                                              Principal: Keith Grant                         one completed form per household to the              2021
Buildings                                                                                    administration office or to your child’s school      Jan. 4: Teacher work day, no school
Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson United School         Indian Creek Learning Center                   for processing.                                      Jan. 5: School resumes
Corp. Office                                  800 S. Indian Creek Drive                      Call the Food Service Department at 317-878-         Jan. 18: MLK Day, no school
802 S. Indian Creek Drive                     Trafalgar, IN 46181                            2169 for more information.                           Feb. 15: Presidents Day, no school
Trafalgar, IN 46181                           Phone: 317-878-2100                                                                                 March 12: End of third nine weeks
Phone: 317-878-2100
                                                                                             After-school care                                    March 22-April 2: Spring break
                                              Teacher: Drew Glentzer
                                                                                             After-school care is available for Grades K-5
Office hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.                                                                                                                    April 5: School resumes
                                              Website                                        for Indian Creek Elementary School students
                                                                                                                                                  May 27: Last student day
                                                         and Indian Creek Intermediate School stu-
Indian Creek High School                                                                                                                          May 28: Teacher records day
                                                                                             dents. Hours will be 3:30–6 p.m. Program
803 W. Indian Creek Drive                                                                                                                         May 31: Memorial Day
Trafalgar, IN 46181
                                              Book rental/fees                               includes study tables, snack and activities.
                                                                                                                                                  Graduation/commencement TBA
                                              Full-day kindergarten: $175.34                 Additional information will be available at
Phone: 317-878-2110
                                              First grade: $186.34                 
Principal: Luke Skobel
                                              Second grade: $189.62                          Registration online at www.indiancreek-
Assistant Principal: Bill Wallace
                                              Third grade: $180.24                  July 13-24.

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Administration                                              Location                                                          Construction Trades
Director: Bill Kovach                                       1999 S. U.S. 31                                                   Construction Trades: HVAC
Assistant Director: Michael Quaranta                        Greenwood, IN 46143                                               Dental Careers
Business Manager: Cindy Payton                              Phone: 317-888-4401                                               Early Childhood Education
Dean of Students: Joe Preda                                                                                                   Health Sciences
Student Services Coordinators: Melanie Carpenter & Corin-                                                                        Health Science I
na Vonderwell                                                                                                                    Health Science II – Exercise Science
Career Pathways Counselor: Aubrei Teter                     General Information                                                  Health Science II – Medical Assisting
                                                            Central Nine Career Center is a career and technical school for      Health Science II – Nursing
Participating Districts & Governing Board                   high school students enrolled in one of our nine sending high
Beech Grove City Schools – Aaron Lamb                                                                                            PLTW Bio-Med
Center Grove Community School Corp. – Joe Hubbard                                                                             Information Technology
                                                            Central Nine offers students 27 different career programs to
Franklin Community School Corp. – Ryan Waggoner                                                                                  Computer Science: Programming
                                                            choose from:
Franklin Township Community School Corp. – Dawn Downer      Aviation                                                             Computer Tech Support & Networking
Clark-Pleasant Community School Corp. – Brian Bair             Maintenance                                                    Landscape/Horticulture
Greenwood Community School Corp. – Mike Metzger                Operations                                                     Precision Machining
Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson United School Corp. – Greg Waltz    Cosmetology                                                       Protective Services
MSD Perry Township – Steve Johnson                          Culinary Arts


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                              While all schools have a mission to form            (Angelo Cardinal Roncalli) was committed to             excited to welcome students, teachers, staff
                            young people academically and some strive to          that task, it is Roncalli High School’s intention       and families back to campus and back to
                            go beyond that by also attempting to form             to create disciples of Jesus Christ in the image        school. We have been working diligently
                            citizenship, Roncalli’s mission for over 50           of St. John. It is to this purpose that we aspire       since March to ensure the safety of all in our
                            years has been to form the whole person:              for all of our graduates to honor and glorify           school community as we return to in-person
                            body, mind and spirit. This can best be               God by:                                                 instruction.
                            explained by our graduate profile, which we             l Faith, having a personal relationship with            We learned a great deal about what works
                            use as a compass to direct all of the work done       Jesus Christ and evangelizing the message of            well and what does not work well with
Charles                     with our young people. The profile sets a very        the Gospel through their actions.                       e-learning from the nine weeks of e-learning
                            high standard for our graduates. Roncalli is            l Academia, reaching their fullest potential          that concluded the 2019-20 school year. With
                            passionately committed to partnering with             through a commitment to lifelong learning.              great leadership from our IT department and
                            our parents, parishes and community in                  l Service, serving the needs of others with           great cooperation and dedication from our
                            making this profile a reality for all of our          loving and compassionate hearts.                        faculty and administration, we are very
                            students. We share our graduate profile with            l Community, being devout members of the              excited to unveil the synchronous learning
                            you in this article as it gives clear direction as    church, cultivators of the Roncalli spirit and          model that will allow for excellence in
                            to what we hope to accomplish during this             responsible citizens.                                   education to go uninterrupted for our students
                            2020-21 school year at Roncalli High School.            l Dignity, recognizing that every person is           who are not able to be in school on a daily
                              Roncalli graduate profile                           created in the image and likeness of God,               basis.
                              As Christ has called upon each of us to “go         having the utmost respect for life and                    In these challenging and uncertain times,
                            make disciples of all nations” and to the             embracing a diverse world.                              please join all of us at Roncalli in praying for a
                            extent that our namesake, St. John XXIII                All of us at Roncalli High School are very            safe, successful school year for all schools.

Administration                                     Website                                       $275, one student                                 Jan. 18: Free day – Martin Luther King Day
Principal: Charles E. Weisenbach                                       $450, two students                                (snow makeup day if needed)
Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs:                                                        $575, three or more students                      Feb. 15: Free day – Presidents Day (snow
Beth Reel                                          Grades                                                                                          makeup day if needed)
                                                   9-12                                          Calendar
Assistant Principal for Student Life: Kevin                                                                                                        March 19-26: Free days – spring break
Banich                                                                                                                                             March 29: First day of school following spring
                                                   School hours                                  Aug. 5: First day of school
                                                                                                 Sept. 7: Free day – Labor Day                     break
Location                                           7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                   April 5: Free day – Easter Monday (snow
3300 Prague Road                                                                                 Oct. 12-16: Free days – fall break
Indianapolis, IN 46227
                                                   Tuition, fees                                 Nov. 26-27: Free days – Thanksgiving break        makeup day if needed)
                                                   $9,830 one student                            Dec. 18: Last day of school prior to Christmas    May 20: Last day of school
Phone: 317-787-8277
                                                   $16,450 two students; $19,300 three or more   break                                             May 21: Snow makeup day if needed
Fax: 317-788-4095
                                                   students                                      2021                                              May 21: Baccalaureate
                                                   Book rental                                   Jan. 4: School resumes                            May 22: Graduation

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                                                                                               FOR YOUR INFORMATION
                  Giving your children an              every aspect of our students’ lives
                                                                                             Administration                            Tuition, fees
                excellent education is one of the      – academic, spiritual, social and                                               Full-day preschool and kindergarten:
                                                                                             Pastor: Ford Glover
                best investments you can make.         emotional. We seek to achieve         Principal: Jeremy Wilhelm                 $5,200
                For over 40 years, families have       this goal by providing a              Assistant principal: Joseph Borders       Grades 1-12: $5,200
                chosen Suburban Christian              thoroughly Christian education
                                                                                             Location                                  Registration
                School to provide their children       which teaches our students to                                                   Begins February prior to the upcoming
                                                                                             722 E. County Line Road
                with a quality Christian               build their lives upon the                                                      year.
                                                                                             Indianapolis, IN 46227
                education in a warm, friendly          authority of the Bible.
Jeremy                                                                                       Phone: 317-888-3366                       Calendar
Wilhelm         atmosphere. Students receive a           Whether it is in the classroom,     Fax: 317-884-4025                         2020
Principal       solid academic foundation with         on the athletic field, at home, at                                              Aug. 10: First day of school
                an emphasis on Christian               work or serving in the                Website                                   Oct. 12-16: Fall break
                                                                                                              Nov. 25-27: Thanksgiving break
                character.                             community, we strive to teach
                                                                                                                                       Dec. 18: End of semester
                  Our educational programs are         our students the importance of a      Grades                                    2021
                designed to prepare students to        consistent spiritual life that        Preschool-Grade 12                        Jan. 4: First day of second semester
                successfully face the challenges       honors our heavenly Father.                                                     March 26-April 2: Spring break
                                                                                             School hours                              May 21: Kindergarten graduation
                of life and to fulfill God’s purpose     We invite you to contact us to
                                                                                             8 a.m. to 3 p.m.                          May 27: High school graduation
                for their lives.                       learn more about the advantages       Before- and after-school care available
                  This preparation is                  of attending Suburban Christian
                accomplished by developing             School.

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Administration                               and after-school care available             Grades K4-4: $225                           day if needed.)
Superintendent: Michael C. Chitty            Middle/High School: 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.     Grades 5-12: $250                           Feb. 12: No school (snow make-up day if
MS/HS principal: Angelique Randall                                                                                                   needed.)
Elementary Principal: Christine Cross
                                             Tuition                                     Calendar
                                             Half-day K4 and K5 (M-F): $3,950            2020                                        Feb. 15: Presidents Day, no school (snow
Address                                      Grades K5-4: $6,575                         Aug. 6: First day of school                 make-up day if needed.)
835 W. Worthsville Road                      Grades 5-6: $7,650                          Sept. 7: Labor Day, no school               March 12: Third quarter end
Greenwood, IN 46143                          Grades 7-8: $8,675                          Oct. 2: First quarter ends                  March 20: No school, snow makeup day, if
Phone: 317-215-5300                          Grades 9-12: $10,500                        Oct. 9-16: Fall break                       needed
Fax: 317-535-1070                            Registration fee: $200 for Grades PK-12;    Nov. 23-27: Thanksgiving break
                                                                                                                                     March 29-April 2: Spring break
                                             $150 for K4 and half-day K5                 Dec. 18: Second quarter ends
Website                                                                                                                              April 5: Easter break
                                             School vouchers, Choice scholarships and    Dec. 21-Jan. 4: Christmas break                                                                                                                       May 14: Last day of grading period
                                             financial aid available                     2021
School hours                                 Book/technology fees                        Jan. 5: School resumes                      May 27: Last day of school
Elementary PK-4: 8:10 to 3:05 with before-   Half-day K4 and K5: $125                    Jan. 18: MLK Day, no school (snow make-up   May 29: Graduation

Make some time for mom during back-to-school planning
BY NAPSA                                                     Look for opportunities to involve your kids, and
                                                             always donate or pass on what’s still in good
                                                             condition and usable.
   There’s good news for moms who find the back-to-            l Choose to celebrate — Instead of facing the new
school season a stressful time. With a little bit of         school year with a sense of dread, plan something
planning, a few new tools and some well deserved             fun or active for your kids in the days before school
personal time, it’s possible for a mom to manage all         begins to celebrate the coming school year. Organize
her responsibilities in style.                               an activity with some school friends your kids may
   A recent BTS readiness survey for P&G by ORC              not have seen much over the summer to get them
International found that 93 percent of moms say              excited about going back to school or plan a special
they face challenges when sending their kids back to         family dinner and share favorite summer memories
school, and half of moms interviewed say shopping            as well as what everyone is most looking forward to
for supplies, and the cost of those supplies, are the        in the new school year.
most challenging aspects of all.                               Make some time for Mom
   In addition, 85 percent of moms surveyed agree
                                                               According to “Mom Generations” blogger Audrey
that having a clean, well-organized home helps kids
                                                             McClelland, moms also need to set some time aside
perform better in school, while 70 percent of moms
                                                             for themselves. McClelland, who has four sons of her
say their top strategy for getting their kids motivated
                                                             own, said, “The most important back-to-school tip I
and excited for back-to-school season is to involve
                                                             can offer is a reminder to moms to take time for
them in back-to-school supply shopping. And 55
                                                             themselves during this busy time—and there are
percent say that starting school with a fun
                                                             simple ways to do that.”
celebration is among the best things they do for their
family to prepare for back to school.                          She suggests the following:
                                                               l Before the kids wake up for school, enjoy a cup
   l Make the most of your lists — A favorite
                                                             of coffee in your quiet house.
                                                               l Take a morning walk with a friend in your
organizational strategy for moms everywhere—
there’s no shortage of “lists” as moms make their            neighborhood to kick off your day.
back-to-school preparations. Remember to keep your             l Try some morning yoga.

lists handy, whether it’s a pad of paper in your purse         l After the kids are dropped off at school (or just

or a note-taking app on your smartphone— your lists          before you pick them up), take 30 minutes for a
won’t do you any good if they’re sitting at home             manicure/pedicure.
while you’re out and about!                                    l Slip an e-reader into your purse and use idle

   l Prepare your home — Before school starts, carve         minutes when you’re waiting for your kids to lose
out time to organize and deep clean your home.               yourself in the latest best seller.                                                                   ADOBeSTOCK PHOTO

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Location                                                              Tuition                                                          preschool through Grade 8. The program runs from 6:30-
114 Lancelot Drive                                                    Lion Cubs: $1,665                                                7:50 a.m. and 2:50-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The after-
Franklin, IN 46131                                                    Kindergarten Bound: $2,913                                       noon extended care is run by YMCA.
Phone: 317-738-3451                                                   Grades K-8: $6,138 per year
Email: or          Parishioner and multiple child discounts apply.
Principal: Shawna Schroeder                                           St. Rose participates in the state voucher program, as well as
                                                                                                                                       Aug. 5: First day of school
                                                                      the state SGO program. Contact the school to see what finan-
Website                                                               cial options are available for your family.
                                                                                                                                       Oct. 12-16: Fall break                                                                                                                    Nov. 25-27: Thanksgiving break
                                                                      Fees                                                             Dec. 21: First day of Christmas break
Grades                                                                Registration: $100 per family                                    2021
Preschool through Grade 8                                             Book fee: Preschool-8th Grade, $150 per student                  Jan. 4: School resumes
                                                                                                                                       Jan. 18: MLK Jr. Day, no school
School hours                                                          Meal Information                                                 Feb. 15: President’s Day, no school
• Grades K-8: 8 a.m.-2:50 p.m. (2 p.m. on Wednesdays)                 Breakfast and lunch are offered.                                 March 19-26: Spring break
• Kindergarten Bound Preschool (4-year-olds): 8-11 a.m. with          We do participate in the free/reduced lunch program.             May 20: Last day of school
full-day options
• Lion Cubs Preschool (3-year-olds): 8-11 a.m. on Mondays and         Before- and after-school care
Wednesdays with M-F full-day options                                  Extended care is available for all registered students from

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                                                                                        FOR YOUR INFORMATION
                                        While the start of this school
                                     year will look different from                   Administration                               Three children, Grades PreK - 8:             Aug. 7: AM preschool for 4-year-olds
                                     those in the past, we will                      Principal: Kent Clady                        $1,725 monthly, $18,975 yearly               begins, all day Pre-K for 4-year-olds
                                     continue to share in sacraments                 Director of Advancement: Val Moss            • Preschool                                  begins
                                                                                                                                  3-year-olds (Tuesday and Thursday):
                                     and incredible learning                         School Secretary: Lucia Begley                                                            Aug. 11: AM preschool for 3-year-olds
                                                                                                                                  $120 monthly, $1,080 yearly                  begins
                                     opportunities.                                  Location                                     4-year-olds (Monday, Wednesday,              Sept. 4: No school, professional day for
                                        This year promises to be one                 399 S. Meridian St.                          Friday): $150 monthly, $1,350 yearly         teachers
                                     filled with possibilities to grow               Greenwood, IN 46143
                                                                                                                                                                               Sept. 7: Labor Day, no school
Kent Clady                                                                           Phone: 317-881-1300                          Other fees
                                     spiritually, academically and                   Fax: 317-885-5005                            Registration, new family (nonrefund-         Oct. 12-16: Fall break
Principal                            socially. Class lists will be                                                                                                             Nov. 25-27: Thanksgiving break
                                                                                                                                  able, due with form): $250
                                     posted on Saturday, Aug. 1 at                   Website                                      Registration, current family (nonrefund-     Dec. 18: Christmas break starts at the
                                                                                                            able, due with form): $100                   end of the day, dismissal at 3 p.m.
                                     the front door of the school,
                                                                                                                                  Book/supply fees: PreK - 8, $150;            2021
                                     and packets will be available for               School hours                                 3-year-olds, $65; 4-year-olds, $75           Jan. 4: Classes resume
                                     pickup in the same location                     Grades Pre-K-5: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.             (half-day)                                   Jan. 15: No school (snow makeup day if
                                                                                     Grades 6-8: 7:40 a.m. to 3 p.m.
                                     until Tuesday, Aug. 4. Please                   Half-day 4’s preschool: 8:30-11:15 a.m.
                                                                                                                                  Technology fee for Grades 6 - 8: $15         needed)
                                     check the back-to-school                                                                     per month                                    Jan. 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no
                                                                                                                                  PTO Family Fee: $100                         school
                                     packets for specific information,               Half-day 3’s preschool: 8:30-11:15 a.m.
                                                                                                                                  Extended Care fees: One child, $4 per        Feb. 12: No school (snow makeup day if
                                     procedures and changes for this                 (Tu,Th)
                                                                                                                                  hour; two children, $5.40 per hour;
                                                                                     Extended care: 6:45-8 a.m. and                                                            needed)
                                     school year.                                    3-6 p.m.
                                                                                                                                  three children or more, $6 per hour
                                                                                                                                                                               Feb. 15: Presidents Day, no school
                                        Students in kindergarten                                                                  Uniforms                                     March 18: Spring break starts at the
                                     through Grade 8 will begin                      Tuition                                      Skirts and jumpers may be ordered            end of the school day, dismissal at 3
                                                                                     • Contribution tuition
                                     classes on Aug. 5 with all                      One child, Grades Pre-K - 8: $505
                                                                                                                                  online from Shaheen’s Department             p.m.
                                     programs in operation on the                                                                 Store. Polo shirts are available from        March 29: Classes resume
                                                                                     monthly, $5,555 yearly
                                                                                                                                  OLG.                                         April 2: Good Friday, dismissal at
                                     first day. Preschool for 4-year-                Two children, Grades Pre-K - 8: $765
                                                                                                                                                                               11:45 a.m., lunch will be served
                                     olds begins on Friday, Aug. 7.                  monthly, $8,415 yearly                       Meal prices                                  April 5: Easter Monday, no school
                                                                                     Three or more, Grades Pre-K - 8: $995        Lunch: $2.90 per day
                                     Preschool for 3-year-olds begins                monthly, $10,945 yearly                                                                   (snow makeup day if needed)
                                                                                                                                  Breakfast: $2 per day
                                     on Tuesday, Aug. 11. Our first                  • Noncontribution                                                                         May 26: Last day of school for students,
                                     school liturgy will be on Friday,               One child, Grades PreK - 8: $575             Calendar                                     dismissal at 11:45 a.m., lunch will be
                                     Aug. 7 at 8:30 a.m. in the                      monthly, $6,325 yearly                       2020                                         served
                                                                                     Two children, Grades PreK - 8: $1,150        Aug. 3-4: Faculty in-service meetings        May 27: Last day of school for teachers
                                     church.                                         monthly, $12,650 yearly                      Aug. 5: K-8 First day of school
                                        We are always happy to share
                                     what is happening at Our Lady
                                     of the Greenwood Catholic
                                     School. Contact Principal Kent
                                     Clady at to                                                     

                                     find out more.

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                                                                                                   FOR YOUR INFORMATION
                  Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic School plans to open its
                doors on our first day of school, Aug. 6. Teachers, parents and                 Administration                              Before- and after-school care
                children are looking forward to the start of a school year after a              Principal: Betty Popp                       Wolf Adventures morning enrichment,
                successful e-learning finish to the 2019-2020 school year.                      Assistant principal: Rebecca Stone          6:50-7:30 a.m. Wolf Adventures afternoon
                  We have much to be thankful for with the hard work of our                     Pastor: the Rev. Stephen W. Giannini        enrichment, 3:15-6 p.m.
                                                                                                Associate Pastor: the Rev. Jeyaseelan       Wolf Adventures camps are held during
                staff, students and parents who collaborated and communicated                   Sengolraj                                   school calendar breaks. Camps are open
                during the spring to help our students continue on their learning                                                           to students from surrounding schools as
                journey. We were together virtually and look forward to greeting                Location                                    well.
                                                                                                5901 Olive Branch Road
Betty Popp      one another in person on that first day of school.                              Greenwood, IN 46143                         Tuition and fees
Principal         The safety of our students and staff remains our top priority at              Phone: 317-859-4673                         Nonrefundable registration fee: $145 per
                this time. We have been working throughout the summer to put in                 Email:                     student
                place protocols and procedures to assist in bringing children back              Early Childhood Ministry phone: 317-215-    K-8 tuition: $5,456 for first child; $10,087
                                                                                                2826                                        for two children; $13,090 for three or more.
                to our campus and to the classroom. A planning task force and                                                               (This adjusted tuition module includes
                results from a parent survey have been our guide for the opening                Website                                     children in preschool through eighth
                of school. We will continue to monitor our plans for a safe and                                                             grade.)
                                                                                                Grades                                      K-8 tuition includes book fees and technol-
                healthy return with recommendations from Gov. Holcomb, Indiana                  Infant and toddler care/preschool through   ogy fees associated with ChromeBooks
                Department of Education, Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Indiana                   Grade 8                                     issued to students in Grades 4-8. Optional
                Department of Health and Johnson County Health Department.                                                                  ChromeBook insurance is offered for
                                                                                                School Hours
                  In addition to the academic excellence our school offers, our faith           Grades K-8: 7:50 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
                                                                                                                                            Preschool tuition: Varies from $1,914 to
                and ability to live out the Gospel during our school year are at the            Preschool: Half day, 8 a.m. to noon; full
                                                                                                day, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
                                                              (SEE POPP, PAGE 23)               Infant and toddler care: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.             (SEE SS. FRANCIS, PAGE 23)

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MeSSAGe FROM THe LeADeR                                  FOR YOUR INFORMATION
                     Greenwood Christian
                   School provides a nurturing        Administration                                                        Kindergarten — Must by 5 by Sept. 1                                                                           Aug. 4: First full day for kindergarten
                   and faith-based environment        Administrator: Ellen Sheets                                           Classes: Monday-Friday,                                                                                       Aug. 4: Back to school night for pre-K
                                                                                                                            8:30 a.m.-3:20 p.m.                                                                                           Aug. 6: Back to school night for preschool
                   in which students may    
                                                                                                                            Registration: $100
                   develop to their fullest           Childcare director: Carah Cruse                                                                                                                                                     Aug. 10: First day for pre-K
                                                                                     Book & supply: $160
                   potential. By maintaining a                                                                                                                                                                                            Aug. 11: First day for preschool
                                                      Principal of Early Childhood and Ele-                                 Technology: $25
                   low pupil-to-teacher ratio,                                                                                                                                                                                            Sept. 7: Labor Day, no school
                                                      mentary Education: Marie Pendleton                                    Tuition: $4,050
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sept. 25: End of first nine-weeks
                   and therefore ensuring that                                     Grades 1-6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sept. 30, Oct. 5-8: Elementary parent/
                   each student is given                                                                                    Classes: Monday-Friday,
Ellen Sheets                                          Location                                                              8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.                                                                                           teacher conferences
                   individual attention, the
Principal                                             2045 Averitt Road                                                     Registration: $100                                                                                            Oct. 12-16: Fall break, no school
                   school helps develop students      Greenwood IN 46143                                                    Book & supply: $210                                                                                           Oct. 19: School resumes
                   academically, spiritually,         Phone: 317-881-9970                                                   Technology: $25                                                                                               Nov. 3: Election day, building closed
                   emotionally, socially and          Fax: 317-859-5234                                                     Tuition: $4,250                                                                                               Nov. 23-27: Thanksgiving break, no school
                   physically.                        Office hours: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.                                     Multiple child discounts are available for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dec. 21: Christmas break begins at the
                     Classes use level groupings,     Grades                                                                kindergarten and elementary schools.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          end of the school day
                   which allow students to            Preschool through Grade 5
                                                                                                                            Discounts are given if tuition is paid in full
                                                                                                                            at registration.                                                                                              2021
                   move ahead if they need to
                   be challenged or to get            Classes, fees                                                         Before- and after-school care
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jan. 5: Classes for preschool-Grade 5
                                                      Preschool — Must be 3 years old by                                                                                                                                                  resume
                   additional help if needed.                                                                               Offered for Grades K-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Jan. 18: Martin Luther King Day, no
                                                      Sept. 1 and fully potty-trained
                   Students also participate in       Classes: Tuesday and Thursday, 9-11 a.m.
                                                                                                                            Morning only: $4 per day
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          school, snow make-up day if needed
                   the following special classes:                                                                           Afternoon only: $6 per day
                                                      Registration: $100                                                                                                                                                                  Feb. 15: President’s Day, no school, snow
                                                                                                                            Morning and afternoon care: $50 per week
                   physical education, art,           Book & supply: $70                                                                                                                                                                  make-up day if needed
                   music, computer and Spanish.       Tuition: $1,000 per year                                              Calendar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          March 22-April 2: Spring break, no school
                   We believe these are               Prekindergarten — Must be 4 years old                                 2020
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          April 5: School resumes
                   necessary for their overall        by Sept. 1                                                            July 28: Back to school night, 6:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          May 12: Prekindergarten final day
                                                      Classes: Monday, Wednesday, Friday,                                   (Grades K-5)
                   development.                                                                                                                                                                                                           May 13: Preschool final day
                                                      9-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-3 p.m.                                          July 30: First day of school for Grades K-5;
                     Please call the school at        Registration: $100                                                    July 30-31: Kindergarten 30-minute meet-                                                                      May 25: Kindergarten graduation, final day
                   317-881-9970 to set up a           Book & supply: $70                                                    ings                                                                                                          May 26: Honors day/classroom awards for
                   tour.                              Tuition: $1,350                                                       Aug. 3: Kindergarten half day                                                                                 Grades 1-5, final day

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