📰 Newsletter archive: School rankings released

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Good Friday morning. This is Fishers Digest, the Fishers newsletter where we slice and dice Fishers news like a hibachi chef.*

(*Fancy hat and onion volcano trick included)

☀️Today’s weather: Sunny, with a high near 83°.

In today’s digest:

  • Schools ranking
  • Charity Donations
  • Labor Day weekend guide

This issue is 588 words, a 2.5-minute read.

The Digest


📚️ Schools stacking up

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One big thing: Fishers and HSE did not make the top 10 schools in Indy this year 😢 

The USN ranks high schools through college readiness, test scores, and more. Some internet digging shows between 2012-2020 (all I could find) Fishers always ranked in the top 10 of state schools. Here’s the current rankings:

  • Fishers is 11th in the state. 740 nationally
  • HSE is 13th in the state. 893 nationally

In other school news: K-8 are no longer allowed at high school events without adult supervision. Spokespeople for the school say this is for safety reasons.

1.7 million in donations

Round Room is the largest Verizon-authorized retailer. They’re also based right here in Fishers. This week, they surprised 7 non-profits with over 1.7 million in donations. Why? They couldn’t pick just one 😆 Here’s the list that received the donations: DREAM Alive, 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, 91 Place, Ben’s Ranch Foundation, Coburn Place, Cocktails & Caregivers , and Trinity Haven.

The Happenings


Yappy hour

Happy hour for dogs! A DJ, games, and even burgers will be made especially for dogs by Shake Shack. You bet we’ll be there with our Golden and Vizsla.

🐶 Yappy Hour | Friday, Sep 1 | 6 – 8 pm | 11549 Yard St, Fishers, IN 46037, USA

Sunflower festival

7 acres of over 165,000 sunflowers. For the next two weeks at Stuckey Farms Sunflower Festival. Learn more here.

Murphy’s Labor Day car show

Do you have a cool car? Come show it off at Murphy’s end-of-summer car show. Live music, games, prizes, raffles, and more will be there! And, of course, good drinks.

🚗 End of summer car show | Sunday, Sept 3 | 6 – 9 pm | 11650 Olio Rd. Fishers IN 46037

Devour Fishers

Last call for participating in DevourIndy is this weekend. If you need a refresher on what this is. We got you. Go here.

🎶 Live Music

  • Doug Resendez | Friday, Sep 1 | 6:30 pm | Peace Water Winery Fishers

Let’s play a game: Can you guess which band each of these is a tribute to? The first person to email me (no cheating) gets a coffee on me ☕️ 

  • Aeromyth | Friday, Sep 1 | 8 pm | $27
  • Pyromania | Saturday, Sep 2 | 8 pm | $27
  • Voyage | Sunday, Sep 3 | 8 pm | $27

The Fishers Blue Fest

Night one:

  • Django Knight | 5 – 6 pm
  • Zach Person | 6:30 – 8 pm
  • Jackie Venson | 8:30 – 10 pm

Night two:

  • Scrapper & Skelton | 5 – 5:45 pm
  • Yates Mckendree | 6 – 7 pm
  • Queen Delphine & The Crown Jewels | 7:15 – 8:15 pm
  • Cedric Burnside | 8:30 – 10 pm

Have an event, live music, or similar coming up? Email us to get featured here.

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