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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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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 ...

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.

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

As classes begin across the city this August, the corridors of Broad Ripple High School will be silent for the first time in more than a century.

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.

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 ...

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: 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, ...

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.

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 ...

New Era For IPS School Board As 3 Members Sworn In, Including 2 District Critics  WFYI

Monday night marked a new era for the Indianapolis Public Schools board as three new commissioners were sworn in, and interim-superintendent Aleesia ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

As Indianapolis Public Schools gets ready to offload empty buildings, including Broad Ripple High School, the district likely won't have to follow the usual route ...

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 ...

Broad Ripple High School's last graduating class walks at commencement  WTHR

BROAD RIPPLE, Ind. (WTHR) - The final chapter in the history of Broad Ripple High School was written Thursday as its final class graduated. The Class of 2018 ...

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.

Charter school decision for Broad Ripple High School delayed  WISH-TV

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) -- The future of the Broad Ripple High School building is full of questions after the Indiana Charter School Board wrapped up a hearing ...

Application for proposed charter school at Broad Ripple High School tabled until the fall  CBS 4 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.

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 ...

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 ...

Looking back on memories made at Broad Ripple High School  FOX 59 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Broad Ripple High School has been part of Indianapolis Public Schools for decades, and the school is closing its doors for good at 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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Local students walk out of class 1 month after Florida school shooting  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - A generation of young people shaped by gun violence is taking action. Waves of students from New York City to Seattle, Washington ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Broad Ripple High School choir raises money to perform at Carnegie Hall  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Usually students count down to summer break with excitement, but at Broad Ripple High School, there are mixed emotions this year.

Broad Ripple High School students, alumni celebrate possible last homecoming  WRTV Indianapolis

Students and alumni of Broad Ripple High School celebrated what could be their last homecoming Friday night, as the Indianapolis Public Schools board ...

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 ...

This is when Condado Tacos opens in Broad Ripple  Indianapolis Star

Get a free taco and half-price margaritas on opening day.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

‘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 ...

‘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 ...

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.

Woman unable to walk after getting shot  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — A family with ties to central Indiana is now looking for help after their daughter was shot near her college campus. Daeja Craddick's ...

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.

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

Big plans are underway to build a half mile riverwalk promenade connecting Broad Ripple Village and Broad Ripple Park.

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 ...

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.

Colleen Fanning, an Indianapolis councilwoman, will lead influential Broad Ripple group  Indianapolis Star

Some residents worry it will give the Broad Ripple Village Association too much influence over the council.

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.

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 ...

IN Police Respond to 300 High School Students Fighting

Thirteen students were taken into custody for disorderly conduct following a fight on Thursday afternoon at Arsenal Technical High School, according to a ...

Dated and drab, Broad Ripple Park ready for reboot  Indianapolis Business Journal

City park leaders are asking for the public's input as they begin to explore potential improvements to one of Indianapolis' most prized parks. The 62-acre Broad ...

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 ...

Indianapolis Public Schools plan to save teachers, raise pay could be in trouble  Indianapolis Star

The district is asking for a $315 million operating referendum to close a budget hole and raise pay but facing some potentially stiff opposition.

These 29 Indianapolis administrators could lose their jobs  Chalkbeat Indiana

Indianapolis Public Schools has identified dozens of principals, deans and other administrators who could lose their jobs at the end of the year, many because of ...

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.

Open Society closing its doors after serving customers south of Broad Ripple for 2 years  CBS 4 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 ...

IPS Board holds Broad Ripple High School community forum  NUVO

The IPS school board hosted a wildly active community forum Tuesday, July 18 at Broad Ripple high school discussing the proposed closing and selling of the ...

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.

Indianapolis Public Schools begin year with fewer high schools, new start times  WISH-TV

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) -- There are some big changes at Indianapolis Public Schools this fall, including reorganization of high schools and new start times.

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

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Before sitting down to a big meal on Thanksgiving, how about working up an appetite? The 16th annual Wheeler Mission Drumstick Dash ...

WITS writing program moves to Shortridge High School  The Butler Collegian

Writing in the Schools will move from Broad Ripple High School to Shortridge HS next school year. Photo courtesy of Writing in the Schools blog. CHLOE SELL ...

Multi-million dollar overhaul approved for Broad Ripple Park  CBS 4 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 ...

16-year-old creates Broad Ripple neighborhood watch group after string of crimes  CBS 4 Indianapolis

BROAD RIPPLE, Ind. – A teenager is taking action to help make his streets safer. Matthew Williford, 16, was tired of seeing his friends and neighbors dealing ...

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 ...

Indianapolis Public School board proposes to close Broad Ripple High School  The Butler Collegian

The Board of School Commissioners will vote on the possible closing of Broad Ripple High School on Sept. 18. Photo by Zach Bellavia. JESSICA LEE ...

Coil Apartments in Broad Ripple sold for more than $40 million  Indianapolis Business Journal

A year-old grocery-anchored apartment property in Broad Ripple has been sold for more than $40 million. The Coil Apartments complex, 6349 N. College Ave., ...

IPS school board to make final decision on closing Broad Ripple Magnet High School  WRTV Indianapolis

Indianapolis PublicSchools'board memberswill make theirfinal decision on whether to support the recommendation to close Broad Ripple Magnet High School ...

Thousands of Indianapolis high schoolers are applying for school as district goes all magnet  Chalkbeat Indiana

Thousands of Indianapolis high schoolers are making a choice this fall that could disrupt friendships, reconfigure sports teams and shape futures: Where to go to ...

Blighted former Marsh property raises concerns among neighbors in Broad Ripple  WTTV CBS4Indy

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Broad Ripple High School teacher narrowly avoids bullet in apparent random shooting  WRTV Indianapolis

The first bullet shattered Gregory Manning's rear windshield. The next one whizzed past his head and smashed into the front windshield. A third lodged just ...

IPS Names Multiple HS Athletic Directors  Inside INdiana Business

Indianapolis Public Schools has named four high school athletic directors: Shann Hart (pictured), Tyrone Lockhart (pictured), Donald Newberry and Katherine ...

From Wall Street to Brown County: Former Purdue and NFL running back coaching football  Indianapolis Star

Randy Minniear attended Broad Ripple High School and Purdue, and he now coaches Brown County.

More than two dozen teachers given notice by Indianapolis Public Schools  Indianapolis Star

School closures and budget cuts are driving the layoffs, said IPS officials.

Group plans protest after man says he was forced to take cross off at Kilroy’s  CBS 4 Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - A group plans to protest Kilroy's in Broad Ripple after they say one of their friends was put out because his necklace was too big.

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.

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