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IU Science Fest Is Coming

 

This event will be the LARGEST open house event that IU has ever hosted.  Not listed on the attached flyer include Baxter Healthcare Pharmaceutical, Center for the Analysis of Social-Ecological Landscapes, IU Science Libraries, Molecular, and Cellular Biochemistry, and School of Public and Environmental Affairs.  This event is free and open to the public with no registration required.  They have activities for all ages! To learn more, visit them at www.go.iu.edu/sciencefest.

 

Pike Students and Alumni Selected for Simon SRP

Current Pike students Sarah Shado, Melanie Man, Brionna Tolbert and Kelsie Kimbrough along with Pike graduates Ariana Black (Tuskegee University) and Jordan Lyles-Holly (Hampton University) have been selected to participate in the 2018 Simon Summer Research Program (SRP).  The program is designed to increase the number of high school and undergraduate students from underrepresented populations pursuing biomedical and behavioral science careers by providing positive and meaningful firsthand exposure to these fields.  During the eight-week program, the students will be paired with a mentor and work on laboratory-based, computer-based and clinical research projects. At the end of the program, the students will present their findings as well as give an oral presentation. Former Pike student Amanuel Kibrom who is currently faculty in the Department of Biochemistry at the Duke University School of Medicine participated in the Simon Cancer Center Summer Research Program during the 2012 summer.

Summer Enrichment Programming

Hurry! Time is almost up! Pike Summer Enrichment registration ends on May 11, 2018!

The MSD of Pike Township will offer enrichment classes for students at the elementary and middle school level. Interested students will be charged a fee to participate. Breakfast, lunch and transportation will be provided. Classes will take place Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m. –2:30 p.m. between June 18 and June 29.

Launch Your Day

The MSD of Pike Township continues to offer breakfast free of charge for all elementary and middle school students each morning as they arrive to start their school day in the school cafeteria. Join us in the cafeteria to start each school day fueled and ready to Launch Your Day with breakfast. Check out the Benefits of Breakfast!

Alumni Hall of Fame Nomination Form

Each year a selection committee comprised of business leaders, community members, and educators from throughout Pike Township has a wealth of exemplary candidates from which to choose.

Inductees, who have achieved remarkable success in their respective fields and positively impacted the communities in which they live, are honored at an annual awards program which includes the recognition of the academic achievements of the Top 30 students from that year’s graduating class.
 

STEAM Enrichment Programs for Elementary and Middle

The MSD of Pike Township will offer enrichment classes for students at the elementary and middle school level. Interested students will be charged a fee to participate. Breakfast, lunch and transportation will be provided. Classes will take place Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m. –2:30 p.m. between June 12 and June 30. All Enrichment classes will take place at Pike High School. Please review the available options for week #1, #2 or #3; complete the attached enrollment form; and submit with the appropriate payment to your child’s school as soon as possible but no later than May 12. Application deadline is end of school day on May 12, 2017.  Courses without the minimum number of participants (20 students) will not be offered and a refund will be provided.  Enrollment is first come first serve so turn in your enrollment application to your child’s school office as soon as possible! Enrollment is limited!

Pike Youth Performing Arts - After School Program

The afterschool performing arts program – Pike Youth Performing Arts is back!  This is the second year for the program.  It has been renamed and enhanced. This new and improved program will begin on January 24 and end on February 28 with a performance for family and friends.  All classes are on Tuesday nights!  Enrollment forms have been delivered to all Pike elementary and middle schools!  Visit the Pike Performing Arts Center website to access the enrollment forms (English & Spanish).

Gridiron Classic

Pike Red Devils Varsity Football team will play Warren Central Warriors on Friday, September 23rd at Victory Field in the Gridiron Classic.

Dismissal Delayed Due to Severe Weather - FCPA, NAS, NAN, GCMS, LMS

Please be advised that our students and staff members have taken shelter. Out of concern for their safety they will not be dismissed until it is deemed safe.

Board Update - Superintendent Search

The MSD of Pike Township Board of Education has been actively reviewing applicants for our new Superintendent...

Response to Federal Guidelines

This message is in response to the Federal Government’s guidelines on Transgender.  Please refer to our Board Policy 5517 and specifically to the following paragraph:

Chartwell's Food Service Survey

Chartwells goal is to bring healthy and nutritious meals to the students of Pike TWP. while finding fresh ideas and innovative concepts for the cafeterias. We would love to hear your feedback about your cafeteria experience and any ideas you would like to share that could enhance your dining experience. Please take this brief survey listed in the link below.

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Eyes on Pike: Community Literacy Fair

The MSD of Pike Township's annual Community Literacy Fair will be held at Pike High School on Friday, April 8th, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Job Fair

MSD of Pike Township Schools

We are looking for Instructional Assistants, Substitutes, Bus Drivers, and Bus Monitors to join our school team.  Applicants must have a strong work ethic, organized, team oriented, and interest in supporting the success of youth.  Visit our booth at the job fair.

PHS to Proudly Present The Wiz

Our Pike Performing Arts Department will proudly present The Wiz at the Pike Performing Arts Center on Friday, November 13, and Saturday, November 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets, which are $12 for adults, $10 for students, and $5 for children 10 and under, can be purchased online at www.pike.k12.in.us/PerformingArtsCenter/home.

Pike to Host First Lego League Event

Sunday, November 8, Pike Township will be hosting the Indy NW – Pike Township FIRST Lego League (FLL) Qualifying Event from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Pike High School's main gym. FLL is a robotics competition geared towards grades 3-6. Six Pike teams, as well as other local elementary schools, will be competing. All are welcome to watch, so bring your family to cheer on these exciting teams. This free event is open to the public.

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  Veterans & Military Families

Red Cross Lifeguard Class

We are excited to offer you American Red Cross Lifeguarding Blended Learning. Blended learning combines online learning with on-site skills sessions where you will practice skills and demonstrate competency. Please plan to complete the initial online lessons of your training at least two days prior to your first on-site skills session, which is scheduled for September 29th at our Pike Aquatic Center.

Pike Swim Club October Invitational Pike Swim Club

The Pike Swim Club will host their October Invitational at the Aquatic Center  Friday, Oct. 27- Sunday Oct. 29

Friday the meet will run from 4:30 pm - 9 pm.

Saturday and Sunday the meet will run from 7 am - 12 pm 

See Coach Moore for details 

Pike Swim Club - 14 and Under meet

On Friday, January 27 the Pike Swim Club will host a 14 and under meet from 5 p.m.- 9p.m. at the Pike Aquatic Center.

See Coach Moore for details!

Superintendent Application

The Metropolitan School District of Pike Township has partnered with University Superintendent Search Team to recruit our new Superintendent.  We are seeking a dynamic and proven innovative educational leader to continue our outstanding level of educational excellence.  Interested candidates can learn more about the MSD of Pike Township at www.Pike.k12.in.us.

Pike Swim Club December Invitational Pike Swim Club

The Pike Swim Club will host their December Invitational at the Aquatic Center  Saturday, Dec. 9- Sunday Dec. 10.

Saturday and Sunday the meet will run from 7 am - 12 pm 

See Coach Moore for details 

Senior State Championships

    

Pike Aquatic Center will host over 800 swimmers for Indiana Swimming Senior State Championships

Friday - Sunday /  March 17-19  / 7 a.m.-8 p.m. each day

Admissions:

All Session Pass - $20

Friday or Saturday or Sunday Prelim Pass - $10

Finals - Free

Ages 12 and under - Free

Coaches and Officials who are not working as coaches or officials must pay admission for access to seating area. 

Heat Sheets:

Prelim Heat Sheets - $4

Finals Heat Sheet - $1

Superintendent Search and Key Stakeholder Survey

Dear Friends of the Metropolitan School District of Pike Township:

The MSD of Pike Township announces the opening of a search for a new Superintendent who will assume responsibilities on January 1, 2017.  The new leader will succeed Mr. Nathaniel Jones who has announced his retirement effective December 31, 2016.  The Board of Education has selected the University Superintendent Search Team with representatives from Ball State University, Indiana State University, Indiana University and Purdue University to assist in this process.

Pike Proud District Newsletter

Our Pike Proud District Newsletter is our way of communicating important information to you throughout the school year. We ask that you take the time to read through each publication to stay current on what's happening around the Metropolitan School District of Pike Township. Important information about student achievement, school departments, important upcoming events, Performing Arts Center updates, and much more will be included in each newsletter.

Our Pike Proud District Newsletter will be published each week during the school year and will be available online by click on the link below or using the links in the right sidebar labeled Pike Proud District Newsletter.   

Welcome to the STEM Club!

The state of Indiana has increased the number of STEM schools, and ECES is one of them! "Schools are chosen to receive certification based on their commitment to teaching the STEM disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math throughout the entire school. STEM Certified Schools exemplify a highly non-traditional approach to education, employing a great deal of inquiry, project based learning, community engagement, entrepreneurship, student centered classrooms, integration into humanities and related arts, and out of school STEM activities. STEM Certified Schools accomplish this while following educational policies set by the state and excelling under the system of accountability."

 

Pike to Host Navy Band

MSD of Pike Township, the Pike Performing Arts Department and the Pike Performing Arts Center are proud to host The United States Navy Concert Band. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

Pike and Lawrence Township Present ElevatED 2017

The MSD’s of Pike and Lawrence Township are proud to present Indiana educators with a one of a kind opportunity to enhance their knowledge and skills that will prove dividends for student achievement and allow teachers to go further. ElevatED is building a regional reputation as a leading education conference and this summer will again exceed all expectations!

Jobs Available in Pike Township

Our Human Resources Department is committed to assisting both staff and applicants in a friendly, efficient manner. We believe that it's our job to put the "human" in Human Resources, so that everyone - whether an employee or applicant feels valued and respected.

Our top priority is hiring quality educators and educational support personnel who can provide the very best learning environment for Pike students.

Pike Township Counseling Program Survey

Pike is conducting a comprehensive study of our counseling program beginning with an analysis of our current counseling services to determine the strengths, challenges,  and how we may enhance our services. To assist us in this endeavor we need your anonymous feedback. 

 

Points of Pride

With over 64 countries and 81 home languages represented by more than 11,400 scholars in our schools, diversity is the strength of Pike Township. We offer our students a real world, global education which is one of the best in the state of Indiana.

Our high school has a 94% graduation rate which exceeds the 89% average in our state. Pike High School has been named one of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools” by The Washington Post in 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2016. Newsweek has recognized Pike High School as one of “America’s Best High Schools” for the past two years.

The National Student Clearing House finds that over 60% of Pike students are currently enrolled in college compared to the national average of 57% and our high school continues to score above the national average for ACT composite score by race/ethnicity.

We have celebrated a record five Gates Millennium Scholars in the past seven years. With over 250 course offerings and more that 50 AP and IB courses, Pike far exceeds what’s available at local private and parochial school. Quite simply, we are #PikeProud!

School Menus On Your Device With Nutrislice

With an eye toward healthier school meals, Pike Township Schools is making it easier for parents to learn the nutritional value of food eaten at school.

Pike Township now uses Nutrislice, an online menu featuring nutrition and carbohydrate information for every item served in school cafeterias. Nutrislice menus may be viewed online or on a tablet or smartphone by using the Nutrislice app.

By using Nutrislice, parents easily view information about what is on the school menu for breakfast and lunch each day. They can also see an image and a description of food items, as well as nutrition and carbohydrate information.

View the Nutrislice menu at http://pike.nutrislice.com/. Or search "School Lunch by Nutrislice" on Google Play or the App Store.

Here Comes the BusĀ® HERE COMES THE BUS

Mornings can be a stressful time. Getting ready for work. Getting your kids ready for school. Don’t send your child to the bus stop in severe weather. Instead, download our free innovative app to keep your children safer and make your morning easier. With Here Comes the Bus®, you and your child will receive alerts when the bus is near!