Summer 2017 blog title

It’s a WRAP! | Art Teacher Vibes

Summer is for making things! It’s the season for completing projects around the house, painting a landscape, or snapping photos while you take a long walk through nature. Because of this, I considered myself very lucky to be the Art Assistant for It’s a WRAP!, School on Wheels’ month long summer enrichment program at Salvation Army Barton Center. […]

Meet the Staff Kate

Meet the Staff: Kate Hussey

Every few months, we’ll be introducing you to a new School on Wheels staff member so you can learn more about the people who make our programs run successfully! This month, we’re highlighting Kate Hussey, our Chief Operating Officer, who holds the distinction of working at School on Wheels longer than anyone besides our Founder & […]

Run 317 2017

RUN(317) Recap 2017

Last Thursday, we celebrated one of our very favorite evenings of the year: the RUN(317) Broad Ripple 5K! We were thrilled to be the charity partner of the race for the third year in a row. It was such a fun evening, and we were excited to see so many familiar faces and meet some […]

5 ways to get involved in june

5 Ways to Get Involved In June

June is a busy month at School on Wheels. Not only are we already planning for the next school year AND getting ready for our summer program that begins June 19, but we also have a ton of different things happening that will support and spread the word about the kids we serve in Indianapolis! […]

Meet the Staff Kelly

Meet the Staff: Kelly Coker

Every few months, we’ll be introducing you to a new School on Wheels staff member so you can learn more about the people who make our programs run successfully! This month, we’re highlighting Kelly Coker, our Vice President of Programs, who shares a very special distinction here at School on Wheels – she’s the only person […]

Student Spotlight Anton

Student Spotlight: Anton

Anton, age 10, has been in our program since the beginning of the 2016/2017 school year and is a true success story. He attends tutoring regularly and recently received notification that he had made honor roll for the third semester! Anton started third grade this year in a new school and was apprehensive about his […]

EC Recap 2017

2017 Education Celebration Recap

We want to offer a huge thank you to the over 350 people who attended our 2017 Education Celebration, presented by BMO Harris Bank and Defenders, and to all of our sponsors who made the night such a huge success! We enjoyed a fantastic and inspiring evening, and hope you did too! Below is just […]

Cutest Writing Prompts

Cutest Kid Writing Prompts (with artwork!)

Every night at tutoring, we begin the hour with a short writing prompt to focus our students’ minds on learning and get their creative juices flowing. Each Program Coordinator asks a different question every night that we have tutoring, so we end up with thousands of writing prompts from hundreds of different students per year! The majority of […]