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Memorial Day- No School
Date: 5/28/2018
5th Grade Outdoor Education
Date: 5/29/2018
Location: McCormick's Creek State Park
5th Grade Outdoor Education
Date: 5/30/2018
Location: McCormick's Creek State Park
Kindergarten Holiday Park Field Trip
Date: 5/30/2018, 9 AM 1 PM
5th Grade Outdoor Education
Date: 5/31/2018
Location: McCormick's Creek State Park

News & Announcements

ECE Summit X

ECE Summit X 2019

Indiana School for the Deaf will host ECE Summit X on April 4-6, 2019.

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CEASD 2018 Board of Directors


At the recent 2018 CEASD Conference at St. Augustine, Florida, a new Board of Directors were inducted. Dr. David Geeslin, Superintendent/CEO from our very own Indiana School for the Deaf is the President of CEASD. Jeff Bravin, Executive Director from American School for the Deaf is President-Elect of CEASD. Stacey Katz Shapiro, Director of Student Services & Outreach from Atlanta Area School for the Deaf is Secretary. Mindi Failing, Principal from Model Secondary School for the Deaf is Treasurer. Please congratulate them as they begin their journey with CEASD if you see them around the nation.

TIPS Training - Fundraising Opportunity, May 17, 2018 5 p.m.- 8 p.m.

May 2018 TIPS Training Opportunity

Hello! We’re here today to let you all know of an exciting fundraising opportunity. Sometimes, with your children here at ISD, various expenses and fees will come up such as activity fee, uniforms/clothing, supplies, plane fees for out of state tournaments and so on. Now there’s an opportunity to earn extra money, TAX FREE! How can this be done?

RSVP by May 14th.

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.

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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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