Last Saturday, a group of volunteers comprised from the Deaf Community came to ISD and helped put up the fabulous new banners bearing our new school logo, along with inspirational quotes. Here at the Indiana School for the Deaf, everyone Belongs, Excels and Thrives!
American Society for Deaf Children is hosting at the Indiana School for the Deaf from June 25 to 28 this summer. The ASDC committee is excited to inform the community that there will be a huge community festival at ISD, called 2015 ASDC’s Community Street Festival where there will be tons of activities, vendors, exhibits, and hours of fun for all families, professionals, and community members. This event is open to public and everyone is encouraged to come and support the good cause of American Society for Deaf Children.
For more information on the ASDC, go to:
Celebrating William Shakespeare's birthday at the Matthew S. Moore Auditorium under the directorship of Donna Keller, a full house saw a humorous hour-long performance by high school students. HS English teachers Rachelle Powers and Matthew Annis' classes were involved in this oft-hilarious performance, which saw several Shakespearean skits.
The album can be found here:
Behind the leadership of Chairman Brian Thorn and the Middle School teachers - the MS Department pulled off a very successful Science Fair. This annual fair saw a very high participation rate by students, which overtook nearly half of the Stanfill Vocational Building.
The ISD Math Counts team comprised of Courtney Skjeveland, Franco Bippus, Gino Riggio, Rayston Fonseca, Max Skjeveland, and Alec Miller captured the National Math counts tournament held at the Rochester Institute of Technology last weekend, making Head Coach Tom Perkins a very proud man. "The kids worked hard, and despite the high stress surrounding them in the tournament, they managed to come out ahead with heads held high!" said Coach Perkins.
Capturing the tournament that involved 24 other schools was not easy, they had to go through several tough aspects of the tourney. They were one of only two schools completing ten tough math questions in a hour and fifteen minute span. All of the Orioles participated in the Sprint Round - answering 30 math questions in a forty minute time limit. In the Target Round, they managed to do two sets of four difficult math problems in the alloted time.
They got 9 out of ten math questions right in the Team Tournament Countdown and were declared winners. Four students placed in the overall top ten including Franco Bippus, who placed second and Courtney Skjeveland, who placed fourth with Rayston Fonseca following at fifth. Alec Miller finished 7th.