Monthly Archives: May 2015

Walker Career Center Shines at ACE

INDIANAPOLIS — The Architecture Construction and Engineering (ACE) Student Presentation and Scholarship Awards were recently held  at the Indianapolis Marriott East Hotel. Six schools, including the Walker Career Center (WCC), from around the Indianapolis area participated. The event highlighted students’ work on a design challenge for a new Indianapolis Motor … Read More

The Civil War 150th Anniversary: May 1865

ndianapolis continued to be draped in sorrow as the month began. The city hall, “profusely decorated” with wreaths, garlands, streamers, and flags, stood along with commercial buildings festooned with the colors of the national banner and portraits of Lincoln, shrouded in mourning. Black and white cloth trimmed windows and cornices … Read More

10 Educators Named Finalists for Hubbard Life-Changing Teacher Award

INDIANAPOLIS — Ten Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) teachers have been chosen as finalists from a field of 161 nominated for the Hubbard Life-Changing Teacher Award. For the second year, the award recognizes IPS teachers who make a tremendous difference in the classroom and in the lives of students. On May … Read More

Accidents & Death at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

IMS is a place of speed. Specially designed cars built with material designed to absorb the impact of a crash at 230 miles an hour. Still, there are accidents, injuries, and on certain occasions, fatalities. The death of Dan Wheldon, a two-time Indy 500 winner at the end of the … Read More

Book Review: Noblesville by Kurt A. Meyer

While restoring his historic house in Noblesville, a sunbeam magically filtered through antique glass transports David Henry to 1893. Thus begins Kurt A. Meyer’s book, Noblesville. David develops a life in the society of 1893 Noblesville to complement his life in current day Noblesville. He is having trouble with his … Read More