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October 16, 2013 by Mary Eggert Plummer (Register to contact)

The Class of 1966 will be getting ready for a 50th reunion and committee members will be meeting sometime in 2014. We Still have 37 members of the class that are missing: Ruth Bailey, Vicki E. Bass, John Bennett, Steve Berger, Janalyn Cummings, Stephen Cunningham, Thomas Deaton, F. Elaine Echols, Carole Ferry, M. Louise Fry, Lucinda Gaul, Joseph Glazier, Melvyn Goldberg, Mark Hetherington, Donna Jean Hodge, Byron Hollett, Linda Horner, Sue Jennings, Kathleen Johnson, Karen Keller, Conrad Klingenstein, Sherry Kolesar, Vicki Ludlow, Mary Ellen Monroe, Nancy Lynne Moss, Karen S. Oberlies, Laura J. Schiller, C. Ray Sharp, Darrell Chris Smith, Barbara Stanley, Nancy Ann Taylor, Janet Tucker, Thomas Turney, Jim C. Wilcox, Mike J. Winnefeld, Fred J. Wright, and John Michael Zimmerman. Please contact me if you know where they people are located, or any information. We also have 48 deceased members in our class at this time, and we are saddened about this. Today is Oct. 16, 2013. Thanks.

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Public can weight in at meeting on future of former Broad Ripple High School  WTHR

The public will have an opportunity to ask questions.

Purdue Polytechnic High School North Posts Low Enrollment Data, Asks Community Partners For Help  WFYI

Purdue Polytechnic High School officials asked Indianapolis community leaders to promote its new campus on the citys north side, at a meeting Tuesday.

Ask Me Anything: Colleen Fanning, Politician  Indianapolis Monthly

How did a small-business owner from the suburbs become Broad Ripple's City-County Councilor? Fanning traces her unlikely rise—and the neighborhood's ...

Indy Eleven $150M stadium funding proposal passes Senate, moves on to House  Indianapolis Star

The Indiana Senate approved legislation Tuesday that keeps the effort alive to fund a $150 million soccer stadium for a Major League Soccer team.

David Letterman says his most rebellious teenage act took place at Crown Hill Cemetery  Indianapolis Star

As a teenager, David Letterman wasn't that rebellious. Or so he says. On the "Burning Questions" segment of Thursday's episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show ...

Indy Eleven downplays Broad Ripple High School as potential stadium site  Indianapolis Business Journal

The Indy Eleven has expressed interest in the former Broad Ripple High School site as a potential location for its proposed stadium development, but the team ...

Second chance for Broad Ripple High School? IPS considering it for elementary school  Indianapolis Star

There's still a chance for the historic Broad Ripple High School building to hold students once again. A few months after closing the school, the superintendent of ...

Future of Broad Ripple High School on hold, until at least next year  Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis Public Schools is looking to sell several properties, including the sought-after former high schools.

The Future Of Broad Ripple High School  Indianapolis Monthly

One evening last May, Broad Ripple High School overflowed with students and alumni for an after-school get-together. While the classrooms echoed with ...

Broad Ripple Broad Ripple will be site of new high school Tom Maccabe 1:01 PM  WRTV Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — A high school returns to the Broad Ripple neighborhood of Indianapolis this August, but it won't be in the old Broad Ripple High School ...

Indy Eleven owner talks about stadium, MLS franchise and the 'good bill' from lawmakers  Indianapolis Star

In IndyStar interview, Ersal Ozdemir discusses the future of the franchise under legislation to fund his proposed $150M soccer stadium.

Exclusive: Indy Eleven offers to buy Broad Ripple High to build stadium  Indianapolis Star

Team's owner, in letter to IPS, says Broad Ripple Village Association supports the proposal.

Legislative leaders urge IPS to reconsider deal for Broad Ripple High School  Indianapolis Star

The chorus of voices urging Indianapolis Public Schools to make way for a popular charter school to move into the recently-closed Broad Ripple High School is ...

Op-ed: No 'down side' to Broad Ripple High School plan  Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis Public Schools came back to life this month, as students flooded through hallways and settled into classrooms. But at Broad Ripple High School, ...

Exclusive: Charter schools say IPS rejected a multi-million dollar offer for Broad Ripple High School  Indianapolis Star

Two popular charter schools offered IPS millions of dollars to use the Broad Ripple High School building, but say the district didn't bite.

Purdue Polytechnic eliminates Broad Ripple High School from site search  Indianapolis Business Journal

Purdue Polytechnic High School on Friday announced it was no longer considering the former Broad Ripple High School building as a site for its second ...

What you need to know about the David Arquette movie being filmed in Broad Ripple  Indianapolis Star

"The MisEducation of Bindu," filmed at the former Broad Ripple High School, has Hollywood star power and an Indianapolis character.

Broad Ripple chosen as location of second Purdue Polytechnic High School  CBS 4 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Things are on the move along Broad Ripple Avenue, including a new doctor's office and clinic, the possibility of a soccer stadium, and ...

Developers swoon over Broad Ripple High School opportunity  Indianapolis Business Journal

Broad Ripple High School and the 16 acres it sits on are generating a lot of interest from developers, given its proximity to the heart of the village and the ...

IPS should give charter schools a shot at Broad Ripple site, lawmakers say  Indianapolis Star

Two state lawmakers are calling on Indianapolis Public Schools to maintain an educational use for the district's Broad Ripple property, ratcheting up pressure on ...

Op-ed: Lease Broad Ripple High School for scholastic use  Indianapolis Star

The building is already unoccupied and, if not sold or leased very soon, will need to be mothballed, perhaps for years.

Purdue Polytechnic chooses Broad Ripple for second location  Fox 59

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Things are on the move along Broad Ripple Avenue: a new doctor's office and clinic, the possibility of a soccer stadium, and now a new ...

Tully: Broad Ripple High School's last valedictorian  Indianapolis Star

Jennifer Argumedo is this year's valedictorian at Broad Ripple High School. With the school closing after 90 years, she will be its last.

Feature Film Shoots at Broad Ripple High School  NUVO

The high school, which graduated its final class this year, is a film location for The MisEducation of Bindu.

IPS hoped to sell Broad Ripple High School for millions, but legislature put that plan on hold  Indianapolis Star

When Indianapolis Public Schools decided to vacate Broad Ripple High School at the end of this school year, the intent was to sell the property in what could be ...

Filming for major movie begins at former Broad Ripple High School  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WTHR) — Last month it was announced that a major motion picture would be filmed in Indianapolis. Now, one of the chosen locations of ...

State Board To Vote On Proposed Charter School For Broad Ripple High School  WFYI

The Indiana Charter School Board delayed its vote on an application for a K-12 charter school that organizers hope to open at the soon-to-be-closed Broad ...

Charter school may take over Broad Ripple High School building  WRTV Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS -- There could be a new future for Broad Ripple High School as an educational facility. Indianapolis Public Schools will close the building in a ...

Proposed Charter School At Broad Ripple High School Draws Support From Lawmaker, Educators  WFYI

Indianapolis homicide detective Harry C. Dunn wants to open a charter school for students of all ages in the heart of Broad Ripple at the soon-to-be-closed high ...

Swarens: Here's how to handle the sale of Broad Ripple High School  Indianapolis Star

Lewis Ferebee in recent years has added a new duty to a long list of responsibilities as Indianapolis Public Schools' chief executive. "My colleagues tease me ...

Broad Ripple, Arlington and Northwest students say goodbye as their high schools close for good  Indianapolis Star

Three Indianapolis high schools are closing, giving added meaning to their graduations Thursday.

IPS School Board To Determine Next Steps For Vacant Schools  WFYI

Tuesday night the Indianapolis Public Schools board heard recommendations on the next steps to determine the future uses of the vacant Broad Ripple and ...

David Arquette filming at closed Broad Ripple High School  Indianapolis Star

David Arquette, the actor known for starring in the "Scream" movies and "Never Been Kissed," will star in a movie being filmed now at the former Broad Ripple ...

Letters: IPS is committed to the best use of Broad Ripple High School  Indianapolis Star

IPS owes taxpayers an independent, expert assessment of the Broad Ripple High School property before taking any action.

IPS starts process of finding new uses for Broad Ripple, John Marshall high schools  Indianapolis Business Journal

Indianapolis Public Schools is now seeking proposals to transform the sites of two of its former high schools: Broad Ripple High School on the north side and ...

Here’s how a charter school bill could help IPS and raise Indy Eleven stadium chances  Indianapolis Star

Public schools would have to share referendum dollars with charter schools in their area but might also ease the sale of unused buildings.

Controversial mixed-use development project in Broad Ripple withdrawn  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – It's hard not to notice all the development happening now in Broad Ripple. Did you know more than $100 million worth of projects are ...

Board tables application for proposed charter school at site of Broad Ripple High School  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – We'll have to wait a little longer for a decision regarding a proposed charter school at the soon-to-be closed Broad Ripple High School.

Petition calls on IPS to accept offer for Broad Ripple HS  WRTV Indianapolis

As Indianapolis Public Schools prepares to review proposals for Broad Ripple High School, neighbors in the area created a petition on what they want.

Historic Indianapolis high school closes its doors  American School & University

After educating students in Indianapolis, Ind., for more than 130 years, Broad Ripple High School has said farewell to its final graduating class. The Indianapolis ...

An Indianapolis high school doubled in size after 3 schools closed. Here's how it's coping.  Chalkbeat Colorado

In the hours before the first week at Shortridge High School came to a close, about 20 students in the advanced choir class were dashing back and forth across ...

Broad Ripple High School choir sings together in NYC before school closure  WRTV Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Broad Ripple High School choir is preparing for a world-class opportunity on its way to New York City. The 45 students in the choir ...

Loophole for IPS means Broad Ripple High School could sell for millions, instead of $1  Indianapolis Star

State law would have allowed charter schools to buy the building for $1, but a new loophole means the district can sell it for millions.

EDITORIAL: Allow ailing IPS to cash in on Broad Ripple property  Indianapolis Business Journal

There's not much that drags down a neighborhood more than an empty school. Given that reality, we understand the thinking behind the 2012 state law that's ...

'56 grads taking final Broad Ripple HS tour find themselves stuck on school elevator  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - They were a close-knit group when they attended Broad Ripple High School. 62 years later, they found themselves closer yet.

Lawmaker proposes stadium financing plan for Indy Eleven  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Central Indiana sports fans love their professional teams, but that doesn't mean taxpayers want to pay to keep them in house and home.

Insider: Class 3A boys basketball sectional preview  Indianapolis Star

The high school boys basketball tournament begins Tuesday with 400 teams competing at 64 sites during sectional week. Let's take a closer look at the Class ...

Broad Ripple High School closing would change neighborhood  Indianapolis Star

Broad Ripple High School, home to celebrities , politicians and athletes, is closing. When it does, the neighborhood will change.

Checking in on IPS students who had to find new high schools  Indianapolis Recorder

When Indianapolis Public Schools underwent a dramatic transformation by closing three of its high schools following the 2017-18 school year, there were ...

Residents speak out on future of Broad Ripple Park: ‘That should be a last resort’  CBS 4 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-- Controversy over Broad Ripple Park has both sides speaking out as the neighborhood plans to make room for development.

Broad Ripple’s first arcade bar to open on Friday  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A new arcade bar is coming to town and will be the first of its kind to open in Broad Ripple. Filled with bright lights, brews, and the sound ...

Broad Ripple High School will probably close next year. Here's what you should know.  Chalkbeat Indiana

Broad Ripple is one of three IPS high schools slated to close at the end of the year.

IPS board votes to close Broad Ripple, Arlington and Northwest high schools  Indianapolis Star

It's official: Broad Ripple, Arlington and Northwest high schools will close at the end of the school year. After months of public comment and debate, the ...

Broad Ripple High School plays its last home basketball game  WRTV Indianapolis

Emotions ran high Friday night at the William R. Smith Sr. Court. The Broad Ripple Rockets played their very last home game, as the school will close its doors at ...

The last first day at Broad Ripple High School?  Indianapolis Star

It likely was the last first day of school at Broad Ripple High School, as IPS kicked off the school year on an uncertain note.

Charter school organizers will get a second chance  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - The charter school foundation aiming to move into Broad Ripple High School ducked a knockout punch Tuesday afternoon.

Hundreds gather at Broad Ripple High School to plead for the school to stay open  Chalkbeat Indiana

Hundreds of students, alumni and parents packed into the Broad Ripple High School auditorium Tuesday night to speak out about plans to close the campus.

‘Maybe he’s just plain stupid’: Broad Ripple shop robbed for the second time this month  CBS 4 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A Broad Ripple shop was robbed for the second time this month. It's the latest in a series of suspected armed robberies on Broad Ripple ...

After tradition canceled, Broad Ripple community comes together to put on Christmas festival  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - It's a race against the clock to put on a tree lighting ceremony and family fun event in Broad Ripple. The community and business owners ...

Broad Ripple crowd doubts IndyGo on Red Line project  CBS 4 Indianapolis

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Broad Ripple shop offers gifts for men  FOX 59 Indianapolis

BROAD RIPPLE, Ind. -- A shop in Broad Ripple promises to help you find something stylish for the special guy on your shopping list. Sherman visited Heritage ...

George Hill still fuming over city's decision to close Broad Ripple High School  Indianapolis Star

INDIANAPOLIS – Former Indiana Pacers point guard and Broad Ripple High School graduate George Hill is still upset over Indianapolis Public School's ...

‘That would be the best Christmas present’: Broad Ripple store recently robbed twice, hoping for arrest  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A Broad Ripple shop was robbed for the second time this month. It's the latest in a series of suspected armed robberies on Broad Ripple ...

Future of Broad Ripple Pool a concern as Indy Parks unveils park's master plan  WTHR

As Indy Parks plans the future of Broad Ripple Park, its outdoor swimming pool may soon be a thing of the past.

Carnegie Hall trip for Broad Ripple choir 'could change the course of young lives'  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Students from Broad Ripple High are hitting the road Tuesday night on their way to the Big Apple. They'll put on the biggest ...

How Indianapolis Public Schools is revamping student teaching  Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis Public Schools aims to reshape student teaching so teachers are better supported and the students have a better experience.

Smallcakes is the sweetest new addition to Broad Ripple Avenue  CBS 4 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-- We're all breathing a little easier now that Christmas has come and gone and there's no more last minute shopping to do. But with the kids ...

Woman critically injured in Broad Ripple shooting  CBS 4 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A woman is listed in critical condition after being found shot in the heart of Broad Ripple on Friday, according to IMPD. Officers were called ...

Indianapolis Public Schools moves toward sale of downtown headquarters  Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis Public Schools is moving forward with efforts to sell its downtown headquarters, despite receiving no responses during a recent request for ...

Drumstick Dash traffic: Road closures and how to get around Broad Ripple  WRTV Indianapolis

A major fundraiser for the Wheeler Mission is underway Thanksgiving morning: the 16th Annual Drumstick Dash. But, as runners make their way through the ...

Plans underway for $3 million riverwalk promenade in Broad Ripple that would connect village to park  WRTV Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS-- Big plans are underway to build a half mile riverwalk promenade connecting Broad Ripple Village and Broad Ripple Park. RTV6's Kara ...

Shortridge copes as high school more than doubles in size  Indianapolis Business Journal

In the hours before the first week at Shortridge High School came to a close, about 20 students in the advanced choir class were dashing back and forth across ...

Indianapolis Public Schools sold a temple and bottle plant recently, but the sale of Broad Ripple is more controversial  Chalkbeat Indiana

Broad Ripple is one of at least four former school buildings the district has sought to sell in recent years.

Ideas abound on where to put Indy Eleven soccer stadium  Indianapolis Business Journal

Ozdemir Ersal Ozdemir, the owner of Indy Eleven, has big plans for a stadium surrounded by housing, retail and office space—but where to put it? Ozdemir isn't ...

In possible long-shot bid, Indy Eleven owner takes soccer stadium idea to Indiana lawmakers  Indianapolis Star

The Indy Eleven asked lawmakers Thursday to fund a $150 million, 20,000-seat soccer stadium, but the proposal could be a long shot at this point. Team owner ...

Inside the race to convince voters to give more money to Indianapolis Public Schools  Indianapolis Star

This story was produced by Chalkbeat Indiana, a nonprofit news website that covers education. With less than two months until Election Day, the effort to pass ...

Broad Ripple High School hosts final winter homecoming, alumni reflect on memories  CBS 4 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Just months away from closing its doors for good, Broad Ripple High School hosted its final winter homecoming basketball event Saturday ...

Broad Ripple choir raising money to mark emotional final year with an epic NYC performance  Indianapolis Star

The choir is raising money to travel to New York and perform at Carnegie Hall in April for what will be the biggest moment of a difficult final year.

Broad Ripple High School celebrates homecoming with school’s future in doubt  Fox 59

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The homecoming parade and other events leading up to Friday night's football game for Broad Ripple had some extra meaning this year ...

This is when Condado Tacos opens in Broad Ripple  Indianapolis Star

Build-your-own tacos, get them as late as 2 in the morning and wash them down with a muddled jalapeño margarita in a massive space that seats 275 people.

Indy drop-off locations for Christmas tree recycling  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-- Christmas is over and many local families will need a place to dispose of their tree. There are several drop-off points across Indianapolis ...

Indianapolis students take part in National Walkout Day  Indianapolis Recorder

Students across Indianapolis participated in National Walkout Day to show solidarity with victims of gun violence and to demand better laws.

Op-Ed: Serving has been an honor, privilege, IPS commissioner says  Indianapolis Star

It is critically important that voters approve the operating and capital tax referendum that will be on the November ballot or all the progress will be lost.

Chamber calls for nearly $500M in IPS cuts in exchange for support of $100M tax hike  Indianapolis Star

The Chamber is calling on the district to slash administrative staff, cut teaching positions and sell more buildings to fund pay increases.

Indianapolis Public Schools will ask voters for $315 million in slimmed down tax hike plan  Indianapolis Star

The ask Indianapolis Public Schools will make of taxpayers continues to shrink as the district looks for ways to cut costs, improve services and gain allies in its ...

Broad Ripple Park approved for multi-million dollar overhaul  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indy Parks and Recreation Board has approved a plan to pump $70 million into Broad Ripple Park over the next 20 years, but already ...

IPS Board Approves Closing 3 High Schools, 1 Middle School  WFYI

After nearly six months of public meetings, the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of Commissioners voted to close three high schools and one middle school at ...

Business partner sought for proposed Broad Ripple Park event center  Indianapolis Business Journal

The Indianapolis Parks Department is proposing the creation of public-private partnership to help pay for a new family event center at Broad Ripple Park. Deputy ...

George Hill, detective await decision on making Broad Ripple into charter school  WISH-TV

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - An NBA player and a homicide detective are working to together to preserve Broad Ripple Magnet High School as a place to educate ...

City OKs Second Purdue Charter High School  WFYI

Indianapolis Mayor's Charter School Board unanimously approved a second Purdue High School at its meeting Monday.

Broad Ripple High School students experience possible last 'first day' of school  WRTV Indianapolis

Students at Broad Ripple High School experienced what could be their last first day of school Monday, as the building is set to close for good next year.

Indy Eleven stadium deal now would require team cash and MLS buy-in up front  Indianapolis Star

A proposal to fund a $150 million, 20,000-seat soccer stadium moved forward Thursday — but with some hefty strings attached. Senate Appropriations ...

Op-ed: Chamber's plan would close IPS deficit, increase teacher pay  Indianapolis Star

We're committed to the success of IPS, and envision a partnership to build a great district that devotes its resources to student achievement.

Work up a Thanksgiving appetite at the Drumstick Dash  FOX 59 Indianapolis

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First public meeting over IPS closures held at Broad Ripple Tuesday  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - The first in a series of IPS School Board meetings to allow the public to comment on future school closures will happen Tuesday night.

Woman unable to walk after getting shot  WTHR

Daeja Craddick is in rehab after getting shot in the back near where she attends college in Atlanta.

Open Society, restaurant south of Broad Ripple, closing its doors  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – After serving customers south of Broad Ripple for more than two years, Open Society has decided to close. The restaurant located at ...

Broad Ripple H.S. grad George Hill speaks out in attempt to save alma mater  WTHR

George Hill, who rose from the court at Broad Ripple High School to the NBA, is brainstorming ways to save his alma mater.

Peacemaker uses lessons learned during former life of crime to help Indy’s youth  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-- While attending Broad Ripple High School in the early 1990s, Robert Fry recalled he was often up to no good with his best friend Andre ...

Out-of-state ownership hamstrings effort to revive Broad Ripple eyesore  Indianapolis Business Journal

Broad Ripple's leaders are working to confront a long-standing challenge in the heart of the village: what to do about a mostly vacant commercial building whose ...

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