October 2016 District and State News

Posted on September 29, 2016


District 5

Wayne Township:

Your vote can help provide students with needed school supplies
   Carrie Czarnecki wants to do everything she can to make sure kids don’t have to go without school supplies. So she’s trying to win a $100,000 grant through the Farmers Insurance Thank America’s Teachers Dream Big Challenge. You can help!
   Carrie is a teacher at Garden City Elementary. Funds from her grant proposal, called Equitable Access to School Supplies for All Students, would be put to use through the organization Teachers’ Treasures.
If you’d like to help Carrie win this grant, all you need to do is vote for her project daily through the month of October. To view a video about this exciting grant proposal, click here, scroll down the page, and then click again on the arrow over Carrie’s photo. After you vote, don’t forget to return to your email to verify your vote.
Thank you for helping one of our highly motivated teachers who is working to provide school supplies for children in hundreds of Indianapolis area classrooms!
District 6
Muncie Community Schools PRESS RELEASE Steven M. Baule, PH.D, Superintendent Ermalene M. Faulkner, Chief Academic Officer Deborah Williams, Chief Financial Officer DiLynn Phelps, Interim Director of Human Resources 2501 N. Oakwood Drive, Muncie, IN 47304 ~ Phone: 765-747-5211 ~ Fax: 765-747-5341

September 29, 2016

Muncie Community Schools Receives NAACP Education Award

Muncie, IN On September 16th, the Education Award was presented to Muncie Community Schools in recognition of their ongoing commitment to providing diversity training to MCS staff and developing and supporting diverse programs to enhance the educational opportunities for students.

In addition to recognizing local leaders for their service, the banquet celebrated the achievements of America’s oldest and largest civil rights organization.

As the Education Chair of the NAACP Muncie Chapter, Unit 3063, DiLynn Phelps states, “The membership recognizes that Muncie Community Schools has made, and is making, extraordinary contributions to the education of children thus providing them the platform from which to become fully productive members of society. It also recognizes that Muncie Community Schools has a long history of demonstrating its commitment to diversity through the numerous hours of diversity training for staff and also through its partnerships with numerous organizations who are also committed to implementing diversity initiatives.”

Funds raised during the banquet will continue the support of the NAACP’s five initiatives: Economic Sustainability, Education, Health, Public Safety, and Criminal Justice, and Voting Rights and Political Representation.

The Muncie Community Schools (MCS) serve approximately 6000 students from Muncie and the surrounding area. MCS provides a range of diverse opportunities for children as well as adult basic education. For more information about MCS events, programs or services, please contact Ana Pichardo, Director of Communications at 765-747-5210 or apichardo@muncieschools.org. Follow MCS on Twitter @MuncieSchools and like us on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/MCS1Official.