• Campus News
ISI Staff

Last week, the International School of Indiana (ISI) community kicked off the first day of the 2021-2022 school year with an annual tradition, the Bell Ringing Ceremony. The start of a new school year brings a bittersweet feeling to many in our community - the end of summer but the beginning of an exciting, promising new school year. On August 10, those bittersweet feelings affected many in our community as students began their last first day at the 49th Street Building, the longtime home of our Lower School. 

Next year, Lower School students will be celebrating the first day of school at the new Chen Family Lower School on the Michigan Road Campus. The completion of the state-of-the-art facility will welcome a new chapter for ISI, one with a unified campus for our community. 

On our last first day at 49th Street, the Morrissey family also had their own unique experience. Monica Morrissey, an alumna of the ISI, was in the first graduating class in 2004. Her father, Mack Thomas, attended school in the 49th Street Building in 1951 when it was home to Indianapolis Public School's DeWitt S. Morgan Elementary School. In a full-circle moment for this family, Morrissey's children Macklin and Vivian began their first day at 49th Street, walking the same halls that both their mother and grandfather did so many years ago. 

For more information on the first day of school and the Chen Family Lower School construction, view below.

 

Lower School Construction Updates Read More About the First Day of School Watch the First Day of School

 

  • Newsfeed

More News

International parade picture
  • Campus News

International Week is back! This year, the International School of Indiana (ISI) hosted International Week for the first time since 2019. With the newly unified Michigan Road campus, the event was able to be bigger than ever with new opportunities for the ISI community to connect and celebrate the diversity among the students, families, faculty, and staff. 

  • Newsfeed
Read More about International Week 2022 Recap
Madelyn Neal Header
  • Alumni Features

Madelyn Neal came to the International School of Indiana (ISI) in 2002 as a 3 year old in the French language track, staying until she graduated in 2017. 

After her time at ISI, Madelyn was prepared to continue her academic career first at Miami University of Ohio for her undergraduate degree and accelerated Master’s degree, and is currently attending New York University for her Ph.D. in French. Madelyn credits the language learning programs at ISI for guiding the course of her life and future career, with future goals to become a French professor for university and graduate students.

  • Newsfeed
Read More about Alumni Feature: Madelyn Neal
Middle School Track & Field 2022 Header
  • Sports
  • Upper School

The Middle School Track & Field team completed a season filled with a focus on achieving their personal goals, growing as a community, and trying new things. Throughout the course of the season, all athletes on the team improved and reached new personal bests in their events. As athletes grew and figured out their new frames, they wanted to mainly focus on the form of each event. This allowed them to understand the mechanics of the events they participated in and, ultimately, grow into stronger competitors. 

  • Newsfeed
Read More about Season Recap: Middle School Track & Field