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James A. Garfield School 31

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@PrincipalSmith3 @JamesGarfield31 @NewlinIPS @IPSSchools @ms_siefert What a great group! Thanks so much for serving, guys!

We hope everyone comes out to enjoy Streetfest tomorrow!!https://t.co/trICK4l926 It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet community members and enjoy your evening with live music, food, and booths! @NewlinIPS @ms_siefert

Principal Smith is ready for tonight's ice cream social!!!! @NewlinIPS @ms_siefert

@IPSSchools administrators are participating in "Getting Better Faster Leadership Institute" this week. #buildinggreatleaders

Mrs. Whaley worked with the seventh graders this morning on Naviance. They were on a program called “Strengths Explorer.” The purpose of this activity is to help scholars determine what their strengths are so they can begin to think about a career path. ... See MoreSee Less

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The fourth grade Bucket Fillers paid Mrs. Kuchik a visit this morning to show off their amazing math skills! ... See MoreSee Less

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First grade is working on retell and cause and effect with Sneezy the Snowman! ... See MoreSee Less

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For a canned good or non-perishable item, scholars can wear a hat on Wednesday. ... See MoreSee Less

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It’s scholarship time at @arsenal_tech, congratulations. Heard from @MarianUniv leadership that the students are interested in becoming educators. Growing our own!!! https://t.co/K3v1l4aKWr

Congratulations 🎉 This student knows her “E” = Enroll! So proud of her accomplishments✨ #myIPS

Several IPS teachers were honored for their work in the classroom during the Big Ten Championship Game on Dec. 1 at Lucas Oil Stadium. Each received a $6,000 grant to DonorsChoose. Learn more in our #myIPS newsletter, The Achiever: https://t.co/DWpyONOHxV

Tonight’s Finance Committee Meeting for the #myIPS Board of School Commissioners has been cancelled.

Several IPS teachers were honored for their work in the classroom during the Big Ten Championship Game on Dec. 1 at Lucas Oil Stadium. Each received a $6,000 grant to DonorsChoose. Learn more in our #myIPS newsletter, The Achiever: bit.ly/2BYhZRO ... See MoreSee Less

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‪Tonight’s Finance Committee Meeting for the #myIPS Board of School Commissioners has been cancelled.‬ ... See MoreSee Less

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Our #myIPS Teacher of the Year shares why, “Failure is Necessary for the Education Process” in the latest edition of our newsletter, The Achiever: bit.ly/2BYhZRO ... See MoreSee Less

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Do you have a question? If so, the #myIPS Service Center is available during normal business hours via online chat! Click ”let’s chat” on the bottom of our homepage to get it answered. ➡️ myips.org ... See MoreSee Less

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Welcome Friends & Families

Welcome Back Students!

We look forward to another great school year!

We are privileged to welcome your child to our school. It is our goal to provide each child with a safe and loving environment so they can learn and mature appropriately.

We look forward to a year full of new friendships, energizing challenges, strong relationships, great successes, positive choices, and increased learning. We are all excited about the great things happening at our school.

Adrienne Kuchik

Interim Principal, James A. Garfield School 31

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