Lafayette and West Lafayette City Schools

Lafayette and West Lafayette City Schools

  There are many things to consider when looking for the perfect home for you family. Location of you home is an obvious one, but the school district is a major part of the home purchase process as well. Here in the Greater Lafayette area and Tippecanoe County as a whole, the school system is full of some of the best teachers, pushing and encouraging toward bright, character-rich children and young adults. Here is a list of every public school in the entire Lafayette School Corporation. Each elementary school has a district-ed middle and high school with it. Some elementary schools go K – 4th grade and some K – 5th. Likewise, some middle schools run 5th – 8th grade and some 6th – 8th grade. This is just something to keep in mind while you look at schools! The Lafayette School Corporation (LSC), or city schools, serve all homes within the Lafayette, IN city limits. The West Lafayette Community School Corporation serves all homes within the West Lafayette, IN city limits. Please click here to view a map of each LSC elementary school zone, and here to view a map of WLCSC‘s school boundaries!   Lafayette School Corporation‘s Elementary Schools Amelia Earhart Elementary School (Lafayette, IN) Murdock Elementary School (Lafayette, IN) Miami Elementary School (Lafayette, IN) Vinton Elementary School (Lafayette, IN) Glen Acres Elementary School (Lafayette, IN) Oakland Elementary School (Lafayette, IN) Thomas Miller Elementary School (Lafayette, IN)     Lafayette School Corporation‘s Intermediate, Junior, and High Schools Lafayette Sunnyside Intermediate School (Lafayette, IN) Tecumseh Junior High School (Lafayette, IN) Jefferson High School (Lafayette, IN) Oakland High School...
Tippecanoe County School Corporation

Tippecanoe County School Corporation

There are many things to consider when looking for the perfect home. Location of you home is an obvious one, but the school district is a major part of the home purchase process as well. Here in the Greater Lafayette area and Tippecanoe County as a whole, the school system is full of some of the best teachers, pushing and encouraging toward bright, character-rich children and young adults. Here is a list of every public school in the entire Tippecanoe County School District. Each elementary school has a district-ed middle and high school with it. Some elementary schools go K – 4th grade and some K – 5th. Likewise, some middle schools run 5th – 8th grade and some 6th – 8th grade. This is just something to keep in mind while you look at schools! The Tippecanoe County Schools (TSC), or county schools, serve all homes throughout Tippecanoe County and on the outside of the Lafayette, IN city limits. Please click here to view a map of each TSC school’s district!   Tippecanoe County School District Elementary Schools Wea Ridge Elementary School (Lafayette, IN) Woodland Elementary School (Lafayette, IN) Mayflower Mill Elementary School (Lafayette, IN) Burnett Creek Elementary School (West Lafayette, IN) Dayton Elementary School (Dayton, IN) Hershey Elementary School (Lafayette, IN) Klondike Elementary School (West Lafayette, IN) Mintonye Elementary School (Lafayette, IN) James Cole Elementary School (Lafayette, IN) Battle Ground Elementary (Battle Ground, IN)   Tippecanoe County School District Intermediate and Middle Schools Battle Ground Intermediate (Battle Ground, IN) Battle Ground Middle School (West Lafayette, IN) Wainwright Middle School (Lafayette, IN) Wea Ridge Middle School (Lafayette, IN)...
St. Boniface German Fest 2018

St. Boniface German Fest 2018

Community. It’s something that’s very important to us, and it’s a major player in what makes Greater Lafayette, IN an amazing place to live. We’ve shown you tons of Summer events happening in the Lafayette, IN area this year, and as the Summer fades into Fall, we will walk you through those amazing Fall community festivals as well. Welcome to the Lafayette, IN GermanFest! St. Boniface Catholic Church combines with many businesses and individuals throughout the Lafayette, IN area, and they sure know how to throw a party! This event provides food and fun for all ages. GermanFest is on Saturday, September 8th, 2018 from 4:00 – 11:30 P.M. This event is free for anyone under the age of 21. Otherwise, it is $5/person for entrance. Click here to purchase tickets online. There is an advance VIP entrance option for $35/person available online at on that same portal. Parking is available in the marked lot at Erie and Salem Streets on the campus of Franciscan Health Lafayette Central Hospital. Franciscan Health Lafayette and Lafayette Limo provide overflow shuttle service from 4:00 – 11:30 P.M. Entertainment includes loads and loads of carnival rides for the kids (and a $25 wristband for unlimited rides if you’re into that sort of thing!), a wine garden, beer tent, live music on multiple stages, and more. Click here to view a map of the event, and click here to view the event schedule! Enter the GermanFest Raffle for your chance to win $10,000! Purchase raffle tickets at the event, or call Mary (765) 404.1728 or Marta (765) 418.5566. One more, super, important thing: food! Patrons can purchase food...
Coming Soon: Lafayette, IN YMCA

Coming Soon: Lafayette, IN YMCA

The YMCA is a long time Lafayette, IN family member. They are an active part of our community, pouring into the youth and families of Lafayette, IN for generations. Well, it’s time for the family to get an upgrade! They’ve rocked their original facility, along with another small branch in Downtown Lafayette, IN, since 1969. And now, a “two-story, 116,000 square-foot center” (Inside Indiana Business) is in the works!   “With this new location, we aren’t just constructing a building; we’re building a community hub of resources and programs to better serve everyone living, working, and growing in Greater Lafayette. ” (YMCA website) In this joint affair, the YMCA partners with Franciscan Health to fund this brand new facility. The Franciscan Health side offers a health clinic and a childcare center called Junior Achievement, and it takes up 25,000 square feet of the overall space. Then, check out all the new Lafayette Family YMCA “side” has to offer: “Our new facility will be about 85,000 square feet, double the size of the 18th Street Location! The new facility will include many of the great features of the old facility, plus several great, new features including: Basketball courts Exercise facilities A running track Two pools Group fitness rooms A childcare center A Chapel A learning kitchen A family center Outdoor soccer fields A sports medicine facility An educational business park (JA-BizTown and Finance Park) All of these great new features will allow us to add to and expand all of our wonderful programs. To top it all off, the new pool will have a giant water slide!” Construction started April 4th, 2018...
Labor Day in Greater Lafayette

Labor Day in Greater Lafayette

Labor Day marks the end of summer, but its purpose is to focus on and honor America’s working people. While we will most likely spend the day fellow-shipping with family and friends, it is important to note the working men and women that make this country what it is today! The American Dream is such a real thing. Here’s to you, business owner, faithful worker, and corporation CEO: Happy Labor Day! Thank you for making Greater Lafayette great! It’s our main focus to share with you things to do in Lafayette, IN for Labor Day to accurately enjoy your “last” weekend of summer. Enjoy the weekend, thank you for all you do day in and day out! 37th Annual Labor Day Family Picnic (Columbian Park; Lafayette, IN): Saturday, September 1st, 2018 “Free Park rides, zoo, games & prizes. Live Music. Kroozers Car Show. Food. Rock Climbing Wall. Face Painting, balloons and clowns. IBEW Dunk Tank. Everyone Invited!” Open from 11:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. Lafayette Citizen’s Band Labor Day Concert (Riehle Plaza; Downtown, Lafayette, IN): 7:00 P.M. on Monday, September 3rd, 2018; Lafayette Citizen’s Band is a special part of Lafayette, IN. It’s just as it sounds: a concert band comprised of Lafayette, IN citizens. Come on down to listen to them perform pieces of classical and contemporary music in an amazing way! Lafayette, IN’s Labor Day Cornstock (Wabash Ave; Lafayette, IN); 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Monday, September 3rd, 2018; This event is a community event for the Wabash Historic Neighborhood. The event has games, food, live music, and Christian, family fun, and a sense of community. So, come...
Labor Day Cornstock 2018 in Lafayette, IN

Labor Day Cornstock 2018 in Lafayette, IN

Labor Day is Monday, September 3rd, 2018, and we want to direct you toward Wabash Ave.  Here’s the cool thing: Wabash Avenue is already on your radar due to the hype on the Wabash Walls.  But, this weekend, The Wabash Neighborhood Association and Harvest Chapel Lafayette join forces for a get together, shutting down Wabash Avenue on Labor Day for a community event.  Don’t worry, if you want to check out all the art, you’ll still be able to navigate through the side streets while the event is going on. Come on out, Lafayette, IN! Location and Hours of Labor Day Cornstock Click here to view a map of the Ave! Wabash Ave will be closed for the day between Ellsworth and Smith Street, right in front of Sacred Grounds: Reclaimed. Cornstock is open from 11:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. on Monday, September 3rd, 2018. Click here to view the Facebook Event Page. The event is community focused, and Wabash Ave benefiting event. There will be some small fund raising products for sale. We invite you to come check out the historic neighborhood to see what has been going on here. Who knows, maybe you’ll fall in love with the Wabash neighborhood just as both of these organizations have!   Things to know about Labor Day Cornstock The Wabash Neighborhood Association, annually, hosts a fall festival called “Cornstock.”  Harvest Chapel, annually, hosts a Labor Day picnic for the community.  This year, they’re combining these two events for maximum fun to create “The Labor Day Cornstock” festival and it is sure to be a great time of our Greater Lafayette community! Parking will...