Home / Indiana / Noblesville (page 10)

Noblesville

Box City: Promise Road Elementary Builds Replica of Historic Downtown Noblesville

Writer  /  Kara Reibel Declared “Box City” by proclamation of Mayor Ditslear, Promise Road Elementary’s (PRE) third and fourth graders worked to scale down their city into a hands-on experience. The third grade is currently working on a project titled Noblesville Works. “The students are challenged to answer the question, ‘How can we as Noblesville citizens use the eight habits to help improve the work ethic, communication skills and commitment to work among Noblesville businesses?’” shares PRE Third Grade Teacher Lisa Barthuly. “We are currently working with the city and Mayor Ditslear to help promote the ‘Stay Here Grow Here’ ...

Read More »

AT&T Announces $6,000 AT&T Aspire Contribution for Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville’s Diploma2Degree Program

AT&T Indiana today announced that the Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville is the recipient of a $6,000 AT&T Aspire contribution to help prepare students for future success. The AT&T Aspire contribution will be utilized by the Boys & Girls Club for its Diploma2Degrees (d2D) program, which provides youth in grades 9 to 12 with tools and resources they need to plan and prepare for college.  The d2D sessions offer engaging, hands-on activities related to college planning and preparation, including researching colleges, the application process, financial aid and what to expect on campus.  Other topics covered include academic preparation, discovering ...

Read More »

Digital First Impressions

Writer  /  Lisa Mitchell Photos Provided How often do you “meet” someone digitally before you actually meet them in person? If you’re like most people, the answer is “more often than not!” It has become standard procedure now to check out a professional’s LinkedIn profile before deciding to book an appointment, research a candidate’s social media profiles before considering them for a job interview and to “Google” someone before going on a date with them. We like to do our research, and using the Internet is our tool of choice. What is your digital first impression saying about you? Chances ...

Read More »

Indy Premier Expands Fields

Writer / Laurie Quinn Indy Premier, a Fishers and Noblesville-based soccer club, is growing and expanding into neighboring communities. Indy Premier has just announced its purchase of Trinity Sports Park in Noblesville located at 6835 E. 161st St. This 20-acre sports park will host five outdoor soccer fields in addition to a 16,000 sq. ft. indoor facility on site. Coupled with this purchase, Indy Premier is expanding to the fields at McCordsville Sports Park to accommodate the growth and interest from the eastside of Fishers and those surrounding communities. General Manager of Indy Premier Jamie Wood relates, “I am very ...

Read More »

The Rink: Outdoor Skating at Hamilton Town Center Business Spotlight

Writer  / Teresa Lorton Photographer  /  Sarah Steele Indiana natives Sarah and Austin Steele brought their love of ‘all things outdoors’ to Noblesville and built an ice skating rink in the heart of Hamilton Town Center. The Rink is an open air skating venue open daily in the area near Santa’s House on the west side of the mall. The rink is approximately 5,000 square feet, designed for freestyle skating, not hockey. It’s decorated with festive lights to give night skating some extra twinkle. The idea was the brainchild of Austin who learned to embrace winter during his time in ...

Read More »

Noblesville Main Street Announces Giving Tuesday Promotion

This year, Noblesville Main Street will be participating in the Giving Tuesday campaign in hopes of raising much needed funds for the organization. Giving Tuesday, #GivingTuesday, is a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. It’s a simple idea. Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or your organization to come together to give something more. “Our concept for Noblesville Main Street patrons is to have fun with this ...

Read More »

NHS Marching Band is Upbeat!

Writer  /  Kara Reibel Photos Provided The inspiration for the marching band show “Growing Crazy” for the Noblesville HS Marching Millers was based on their actual growth over the last few years. They have gone from two concert bands, one percussion class and one jazz band to three concert bands, two percussion classes and four jazz bands. Eric Thornbury, Director of Bands and Music Department Chair, says, “The expansion of our music programming has been tremendous.” The state is taking notice too, awarding the highest rating to all three concert bands by the Indiana State Music Association. “Our marching band ...

Read More »

Don Wettrick: Inspiring Innovation

Writer / Kara Reibel Photos Provided NHS teacher Don Wettrick viewed Daniel Pink’s TED Talk on the science of motivation, inspiring him to create the Innovation class at NHS. Pink has written several books with “Drive” being on the National Bestseller list for over three years. With the support of the administration, this course has become popular not only in Noblesville High School, but the demand to create similar programs takes Wettrick across the country and internationally to consult other school districts. “While we were not the first high school in Indiana to offer such a class, we were the ...

Read More »

State of the City Speech by Mayor Ditslear

Writer  /  Kara Reibel Mayor John Ditslear presented his annual “State of the City” address, focusing on all that the City of Noblesville has to be proud of. Highlights From His Speech • Noblesville made the “Best 25 suburbs for retirement” in 2015 by forbes.com. • Klipsch Music Center was named top 5 best outdoor venues in the nation. • #NoblesvilleWORKS launched the Stay Here Grow Here website, and launch of the #NoblesvilleWORKS community-wide soft skills initiative has experienced early success. Technical skills may get you an interview, but soft skills will get you the job and help you keep ...

Read More »

Lt. Col. John Brill: Korean and Cold War Fighter Pilot

Writer  /  Kara Reibel Photographer  /  Brian Brosmer “You know you’re getting old when planes you’ve flown are in the USAF museum at Wright Patt,” says Korean and Cold War fighter pilot Lt. Col. John Brill. “In fact, between my brother, my dad and I, we’ve flown 25 planes in the museum at Dayton.” Brill’s dad was a WWI fighter pilot who died in a war plane accident in Alexandria, Virginia, in 1940 when John was 10 years old. His father was part of the Reserves at that time. Their family moved to Indianapolis after his dad passed. “My dad ...

Read More »