News at Orchard

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    Visit Orchard!

    Thank you for your interest in The Orchard School! See Us in Action Day is Tuesday, October 4 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. RSVP is required. Please call Krystal Shelton at (317) 713-5753. Our 2016 Open House is Sunday, November 6 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. No RSVP is required for our Open House. Hope to see you soon!

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    Another Orchard Success Story

    Congratulations to Orchard graduates Adrianne Slash and Lily Smith. These outstanding ladies were named Indianapolis Foundation Fellows at the 100th Anniversary Gala! We are very proud of you, Adrianne and Lily!

    Click here for an aerial view of Orchard's breathtaking 42.9 acre campus!

    New research finds myriad additional benefits for school children who go to schools that feature lots of green spaces and natural scenery. "Nature As Teacher" is an Orchard promise that we fulfill on our lovely campus. For the Washington Post report on this international study, click here.

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    A Meaningful Heritage

    Orchard’s founding philosophy honored children as the curious, insightful, dignified human beings they are — it is a heritage that remains at the heart of daily life at Orchard.

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    Global Readiness

    Orchard’s diversity, multicultural curriculum and world-conscious perspective equip students with the kind of insight and experience required in a global society.

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    Nature as Teacher

    In an increasingly urban world, nature remains central to the Orchard experience with over 40 wooded acres where students can learn, play, be inspired, soothed, intrigued and enlightened.

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    State-of-the-Art Resources

    In addition to laptop computers and iPads, students have access to 3-D printers that can print the projects the students design on Google SketchUp.

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    Successful Outcomes

    Leadership, critical thinking, confidence, communication skills, integrity, character, social skills, as well as proven high school and college success are recognizable attributes of Orchard students.

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    Diversity is a Given

    Integral to Orchard's academic excellence is a dynamic, multicultural education within a widely diverse community that is constantly evolving and growing.

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    Parents as Partners

    Involved families thrive at Orchard. Teachers and parents are viewed as a cohesive team sharing insights in order to maximize and complement a student’s learning and growth.

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    Best Teaching & Students Who Love School

    When students are “truly engaged” by teachers who have the time and interest to focus on each student and engage his or her intellectual and creative curiosity, learning is endlessly interesting.

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    Annual Giving

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Mon Aug 29

1st Session Kids Connect Clubs/Classes Begin

Wed Aug 31

MS Back To School Night

6:45pm - 8:45pm
Sat Sep 3

Building Open

9:00am - 4:00pm
Sun Sep 4

Building Open, Limited Access

10:00am - 4:00pm