Schools Placed On Lock Down Monday

Three Anderson schools were placed on lock down Monday after the report of gun shots in the area. Anderson Elementary School, the Compass Alternative School and Edgewood Elementary were placed on the full lockdown while police searched the area of 15th Street and Raible Avenue. They were unable to locate anyone with a firearm.

MadCo Community Health Center Names New Leader

The Madison County Community Health Center has a new leader. Sharon Foote, a 47-year veteran of the health care industry, has been selected as the group’s chief executive officer. Foote succeeds Anthony Malone, the MCCHC founder and long-time director who retired in September. The MCCHC provides health care for under-served populations of Madison County and includes facilities in Anderson, Alexandria and Elwood.

Anderson Trying ISTEP+ Olympics

One school district is taking a different approach toward studying for the ISTEP. Teachers and administrators at Anderson Community Schools’ COMPASS program think a daylong ISTEP+ Olympics is the best way to prepare students for the high-stakes test. Teachers believe being able to tie an answer to a specific movement or activity may help students get more answers correct at test time.

Ninjas To Invade The Circle

American Ninja Warrior returns to Monument Circle on April 29. Watch as people attempt to conquer one of the most difficult obstacle courses in the United States. Indianapolis will host a City Qualifier and City final. Only the best of the best Ninjas will continue to the National Finals.