Tag Archives: Shortridge Magnet High School

Gift exposes more students to Butler

Butler University’s Early College Program has received a gift of $8,300 from the Central Indiana Teachers Credit Union, which will help expose select juniors and seniors from Shortridge Magnet High School to a college classroom environment. Presented on Feb. 15, this amount covers the cost of one student going through the program both semesters of

Writers engaging writers

Butler University’s Writing in the Schools mentors were awarded a Jefferson Award for Public Service on Feb. 9 in front of an energized crowd of Shortridge Magnet High School students. But the program’s organizers said the reaction of the students gave more validation to the semester-old endeavor than an award could. “It didn’t matter to

STAFF EDITORIAL | Butler has a chance to redefine partnership with Shortridge

Butler University has had a partnership with Shortridge Magnet High School since 2007 that deepened when the school reopened as a magnet high school in 2009. The school offers Butler a place to train education students and those involved in other areas while Shortridge benefits from collaborating with university staff and sharing resources. But recent

Students in Early College Program feel like Butler is their campus, too

When asked what they want to do after college, every Shortridge Magnet High School junior in the Early College Program has a ready answer. They have blended in with Butler University students, walking into class with their C-Club in hand and books in tow. “We’re more comfortable here and less out of place,” Terrence Jackson,

Butler partnership to continue despite suspension

Butler University’s College of Education will keep its partnership with Shortridge Magnet High School for Law and Public Policy despite the school’s principal being suspended. Currently, Butler is engaged in a partnership with the school to allow juniors and seniors to enroll in one three-credit course each semester at the university through the Early College

Community arts school develops students old and young

[tab: Article] The Butler Community Arts School opened its doors in 2002 and has provided Butler University and its art majors with a unique outreach program to enhance their education. After sticking with their music and dance curriculum, the program has now added a theater element as well. “The best part about the BCAS is

Shortridge students immersed in Butler courses

Juniors from Shortridge Magnet High School for Law and Public Policy are participating in an early college program this fall that involves a partnership with Butler University. These 11 students are enrolled in one of six different courses that meet every Tuesday and Thursday morning, and they can earn between 12 and 15 college credits