Julie Stuckert is in the midst of helping 23 high school students learn a piece by composer William Hofeldt called “Lullaby,” bar by bar, line by line. Keeping time with the metronome on her cell phone, she begins in her

Over the last three years, Carrier, whose residential headquarters are based on the west side of Indianapolis, has donated $45,000 to the Area 31 Career Center located at Ben Davis High School. These funds have helped propel the Area 31

Aundra Lambert loves seeing his students smile, whether it’s while they’re on the playground at McClelland Elementary, or while they’re working in the classroom. “Watching the kids learn and watching them smile after they have learned something is just great,”

Rebecca Daugherty-Saunders, principal of Ben Davis University High School (BDU), has been named District 7 High School Principal of the Year by the Indiana Association of School Principals. IASP District 7 encompasses all schools in Marion County. Mrs. Daugherty-Saunders has

The Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) has named Dr. Dennisha Murff the 2020 Indiana Elementary School Principal of the Year. Dr. Murff is principal of Westlake Elementary in the MSD of Wayne Township. Dr. Murff was recognized at a

Robey Elementary Assistant Principal Shatara Smith will step into the principal’s role at Chapel Glen Elementary beginning in January. Mrs. Smith will succeed Chapel Glen Principal Marc Coapstick, who is retiring at the end of December. Mrs. Smith began her

Jayla Smith’s little brother was the spark that kindled her interest in becoming a teacher. “He was born with epilepsy,” Jayla says, “and he was two years behind developmentally when he started school.” Jayle told herself she wanted to help

Dave Erickson is the new deputy construction officer for the MSD of Wayne Township. Mr. Erickson will coordinate with MSD Wayne Chief Operations Officer Pete Just to oversee all construction projects in the district from conception to completion. He will

Dr. Dennisha Murff, principal of Westlake Elementary, has accepted a position on the Black Alumni Constituent Society (BACS) board of Ball State University. Dr. Murff is one of three Ball State graduates recently named to the board. Dr. Murff has

Jessica Lamb, instructor in the Area 31 Career Center’s Pharmacy Tech Program, has been named Indiana’s 2020 Outstanding Pharmacy Technician of the Year. The award recognizes outstanding achievements among pharmacy technicians. The Indiana Pharmacists Association presented the award to Ms.