Phalen Flyer

PLA@George H. Fisher School 93

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Greetings PLA Families,

We are excited to welcome back our scholars this week after having time off for spring break! Our teachers and scholars are working hard to prepare for ILEARN testing. We will begin testing on Monday, April 18th. Be on the lookout for information about testing tips and preparation in next week's flyer.

Our 3rd grade scholars finished IREAD testing prior to spring break. The retest window will open for scholars on May 23rd for anyone that will need to retake the state assessment.

PLA@93 is excited to welcome Scouts back to our school. After school programming won't begin until next year, but Scouts is enrolling now for their summer programming and after school group. More information can be found below.

There is still time to register for Summer Advantage. The deadline has been extended for you to register your scholar and receive transportation to and from school. Registration with transportation will close on April 15th.

The spring Panorama Survey link has been placed below for your convenience. We welcome your feedback and encourage you to take a few minutes to complete this and let us know how we are doing. We use the feedback from this survey to guide us in setting goals to improve our school. The survey window will close on April 8th.

Sixth Grade Parent Reminder: All sixth graders received an enrollment packet for JRPLA, Phalen's Middle/High School. Reserve your scholar's place at our middle school for next year!

Our Family Resource Spotlight this week provides assistance in finding local resources for families in need. Read more about below.

Check out the rest of the flyer below for more important information.

Have a great weekend!


Mr. Hendricks

Family Resource Spotlight is a free and confidential service that helps Hoosiers find the local resources they need, website language translation is available.

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Make friends, learn about the outdoors, go to camp, and develop lifelong skills with the Cub Scouts afterschool program! Your child can learn about fire safety, emergency planning, respect, leadership, and more. Anyone can become a Scout, we assist our youth with scholarships for registration, uniforms, and camp fees for those with financial need. Our Cubmasters are trained program leaders, acting as positive role models and leading fun weekly lessons for K-5th graders of all genders.

To apply, simply fill out this form

Or print and fill out and take pictures of the attached application. We will also be sending applications home to your children that can be returned to the front office. For questions please contact Fran Smith at or (317) 813-7130.

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First View App

Below is a link to the First View app. This can be used to track your scholar's bus location. Please contact the transportation department for additional questions at 317-226-4000.

Summer Advantage

More information about Summer Advantage is available using the flyer below. If you would like transportation provided for your scholar, you will need to register by April 15th.

School Uniforms

All scholars should be dressed in accordance with the school's uniform policy. The dress code is as follows:

KDG-3rd Grade-Red Collared Shirts w/ black or khaki pants

4th-5th Grade-Gray Collared Shirts w/ black or khaki pants

6th Grade-Black or White Collared Shirts w/ black or khaki pants

All scholars may wear Phalen branded attire regardless of coordinating grade level color.

Please be aware that our deans and teachers will be reaching out to families for scholars that are out of compliance.

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FREE Career Training

Parents, family members, and neighbors of our scholars can apply to PLA University for training in high-demand careers like Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Phlebotomist, Entrepreneur, and more! New classes form quarterly. For more information contact Alex Morales via email ( or call 317-643-2330, or apply online at


PLA’s English language classes have been a standout success, with students consistently performing 10-15 points above average! Our personal, collaborative approach allows students to progress quickly to conversational English. Classes are open for new registrants, and we invite you to join us. Classes are held 9:00am – 12:00pm Mondays and Wednesdays.

Classes are held at James and Rosemary Phalen Leadership Academy, 4352 N Mitthoeffer Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46235

Register with us online at to reserve your seat in the class

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Upcoming Dates:

ILEARN TESTING- April 18-May 13

Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have questions or concerns.

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Have Questions? Contact Us Today!

PLA@93 is an A-rated, tuition-free public school serving grades K-6. We love serving our families on Indy's Far Eastside and are excited to support your scholar in mastering key academic skills, demonstrating strong character, and preparing for the future. Each day, our incredible teachers work to help our students learn, grow, thrive and fulfill their tremendous innate potential.

Phalen Leadership Academy School 93 will deliver an exceptional education to all scholars. Our rigorous approach to education is based on the Phalen Leadership Academies Core Values of Children First, Respect, Determination, Continuous Improvement and Gratitude.