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Big Sister/Little Sister Beauty Shop HS Girls/Elementary Girls
Date: 4/24/2018, 6:30 PM 7:45 PM
Location: Orioles Nest
Philhower/Krug's Recycle Force Field Trip
Date: 4/26/2018, 1 PM 2 PM
PTCO Meeting
Date: 5/7/2018, 3:30 PM 5 PM
Location: Multi-Purpose Room Raney Building Indiana School for the Deaf 1200 E 42nd Street Indianapolis, IN
Philhower/Krug's Holiday Park Field Trip
Date: 5/14/2018, 12 PM 2 PM
ISD School Board meeting
Date: 5/15/2018, 5 PM 7 PM
Location: Building 6, Alumni Hall Media Center 1200 E. 42nd Street Indianapolis, IN 46205

News & Announcements

2018 Academic Bowl Champions!

2018 Academic Bowl Champions

Last weekend, 20 teams from all over the U.S. travelled to Gallaudet University to compete in the 2018 National Academic Bowl competition. Our Indiana School for the Deaf Academic Bowl Team defended their 2017 Championship. Congratulations to Caitlin Lynch, Max Skjeveland, Kate Lorenzo, Franco Bippus, and coaches, Chuck Daube and Mary Kovatch. Franco Bippus also won the Most Outstanding Player for the second time. The Indiana School for the Deaf now holds 5 National Academic Bowl Championships.

Tickets are on Sale Now!

Wizard of Oz poster for May 2018.

Grab your tickets to see the fabulous Wizard of Oz playing right here at Indiana School for the Deaf. Click on the poster to purchase tickets online or contact Melissa Ward at

Blue Team Battle of the Books


Congratulations to the Blue Team from the Indiana School for the Deaf for placing THIRD at Gallaudet University Youth Program's Battle of the Books Nationals during the Spring Break. Click on picture for more...

Congratulations Kelly Webster


Kiwanis Abe Lincoln Awards had a reception last month. Kelly Webster was one of the among to receive the Lincoln Fellows Sustaining Valor Circle. If you would like to hear more about Kelly, click on the video.

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Superintendent's Message

Superintendent Dr. David Geeslin
Everyone is back from our Spring Break and there are exactly 45 school days left. The days will fly by in the blink of an eye. Here's what's happening in those 45 remaining days of school:
·      ISD's track & field teams will compete in the Berg-Seeger Tournament at the California School for the Deaf in Fremont on April 14th.
·      ISD's baseball and softball teams will travel to the California School for the Deaf in Riverside for the Hoy Tournament the weekend of April 20th. Go, Orioles!
·      The Academic Bowl Team won the Regional Academic Bowl competition at the Iowa School for the Deaf in February.  They will travel to Gallaudet University on April 14-17 to defend their National title at the National Academic Bowl competition at Gallaudet University.
·      Our ISD Drama Club will be performing the Wizard of Oz on May 2nd at 7:00 p.m., May 4th at 10:00 a.m., and May 5th at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for under the age of 18.
·      Don't forget to put our 67th Annual PTCO Day on May 6 on your calendar. There will be entertainment, activities for children, booths with varieties of food, vendors selling merchandise, and much more. There is a $5 parking for this event.
· Our High School students will attend their prom “A Night Under the Stars” on May 11th. We want to wish them a beautiful night to remember "under the stars". Contact Meli Ward @ if you need more information.
·      June 8th is a big day at ISD!  It's the last day of school and graduation for the Class of 2018. I hope that their experiences at ISD guides our graduates from this day forward to a successful life. Congratulations to the graduates of 2018!
· Camp Willard will take place on July 22 - August 3, 2018. The Willard Summer Program is a two weeks camp with an emphasis on educational remediation & opportunities for social learning for Indiana Deaf and Hard of Hearing students from 3rd to 7th grade. Visit our Camp Willard page at or contact Jeanny Wooten, for more information.
May your summer be delightful, and we will see you all back here on August 20, 2018 for the first day of the 2018-2019 school year.
Dr. David Geeslin
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