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Park Tudor Habitat for Humanity House Dedicated

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The Habitat for Humanity house co-sponsored by Park Tudor was dedicated on December 2. Thank you to everyone who supported the build by donating and/or volunteering. A special thank you to Bea Bowlby and Lily Erickson, who led the fundraising efforts; to Treasurer John Davis; to Noelle Enkema and the Student Council officers who attended the dedication; to Shelby Hart,…

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PT Attends National Diversity Conferences

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By Joyce Tucker, Assistant Director of Admissions Park Tudor faculty and Upper School students will be attending the NAIS People of Color Conference (POCC) and Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) in Atlanta, GA, December 7-10. The theme this year is Advancing Human & Civil Rights: Fulfilling The Dream. Park Tudor’s first Diversity Coordinator, Dr. Rhonda Graves, attended POCC in 2002…

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The Innovators Institute: Teaching and Learning, Reimagined

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By Jamey Everett, Technology Integrator and Innovation Specialist This summer, Park Tudor will once again offer the Innovators Institute, a high school program where students’ daily experiences include working with Indianapolis’ best and brightest entrepreneurs, collaborating with students from varying backgrounds, engaging in authentic community projects, and prototyping their next big idea! Spearheaded by Park Tudor’s Interim Head of School,…

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What Does Doing Good Have To Do with a Good Education?

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By Luana Nissan, Director of Community Engaged Learning and Peter A. Kraft, Interim Head of School Parents are naturally interested in the character of their children. Since their formal inception in the United States, schools have fostered character and values in myriad ways: character education, community service, environmental education, and philanthropy education, among others. But since a school’s primary work…

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It’s Harvest Time in the Park Tudor Gardens

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By Laura Reysz, Upper School Science Teacher; Sue Taylor, Middle School Science Teacher; and Mary Zajac, Middle School Science Teacher The Park Tudor gardens, located on the south side of the Upper School building, are producing a great fall harvest. Thus far, celery has been harvested and donated to Food Services, lettuce has been donated to the Westminster Family Services…

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Global Online Academy offers unique online courses for students

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By Jamey Everett, Global Online Academy Coordinator and Lower School Technology Integrator This past July, I had the opportunity to join the Global Online Academy (GOA) staff and faculty for their annual teacher training on beautiful Bainbridge Island, Washington. Seventy-five GOA faculty members and 24 participants in GOA’s inaugural Blended Learning Institute came together from around the world, for an…

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