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HeadStart

Is your child ready for Kindergarten? Are you looking for a high-quality preschool program? Geminus Head Start, a Northwest Indiana leader in early childhood education, is coming to Highland. We are a no cost educational program providing scholarships for eligible families with children from birth through age 5, as well as pregnant mothers. We offer warm, nurturing teachers, healthy meals and snacks, and a fun and educational environment for children to learn and grow. Free health screenings are also available along with resources and supports for parents. We will have an information table at kindergarten registrations.
Interested? Fill out an application: Geminus Head Start

We did it AGAIN! Another $19,000 to implement
the PLTW LAUNCH (STEM-focused) program in our
elementary schools! 

Indiana Department of Education Announces Recipients 
(including STOH $75,000) of 2018 Digital Learning Grants 

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education’s (IDOE) Office of eLearning announced today the recipients of the 2018 Digital Learning Grants. This year’s grants offer up to $75,000 in support for districts developing a new focus for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) instruction, or computer science, within their existing digital learning environment.

“Maintaining a focus on STEM activities in today’s educational environment is vital to preparing students for their future success,” said Dr. Jennifer McCormick, Superintendent of Public Instruction. “I congratulate the awarded districts as I know they will use this grant to continue making a positive impact in their communities.”

In line with IDOE’s 2018 Strategic Priorities, the 2018 Digital Learning Grants focused on proposals that included vetted STEM curriculum, devices for coding, robotics equipment, and professional development for teachers. Twenty-Seven districts were awarded Digital Learning Grants, totaling nearly $2 million in funding. Awarded grants ranged from just over $11,000, up to $75,000.

The 2018 Digital Learning Grant recipients include:

Adams Central Community Schools Blue River Valley Schools

Carmel Clay Schools Decatur County Community Schools

East Noble School Corporation Franklin Community Schools

Kankakee Valley School Corporation Lakeland School Corporation

Milan Community School Corporation Mississinewa Community Schools

Mooresville Consolidated School District MSD Lawrence Township

MSD Wabash County Schools North Harrison Community Schools

North Spencer County School Corporation North Vermillion Community School Corp.

Porter Township Schools Randolph Eastern School Corporation

Richmond Community Schools River Forest Community School Corporation

School Town of Highland          Scott County School District 2

South Bend Community School Corporation  South Henry School Corporation

Triton School Corporation Westfield Washington Schools

South Madison Community School Corporation

                    The Department of Local Government Finance and the Indiana Business Research
                    Center pursuant to IC 5-14-3.9, has created an online dashboard that displays
                    information about political subdivisions, including revenues, expenditures and
                    assessed values. It also includes educational performance data for school
                    corporations.  You can access the dashboard by clicking here.


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