Noblesville SchoolsSpecial Education Department
Noblesville High School
Noblesville Schools provides many opportunities for students with disabilities to participate in extra-curricular activities. In 2013-14, Noblesville Schools joined the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) Unified Track and Field. This IHSAA sport combines people with intellectual disabilities (traditional Special Olympics athletes) and students without disabilities on sports teams for training and competition in a state tournament. The Noblesville Schools' Unified Track and Field team has placed in the top six in the state, earning state runner-up in 2016. Special education students experience new social opportunities, make friends and compete along side peers they may not of otherwise communicated with in our schools.
Noblesville High School had the opportunitiy to add another IHSAA sport, Unified Bowling. Our Unified Bowling Team placed third at state in 2018.
IHSAA Unified Flag Football, Noblesville High School is one of three Indiana schools to add this sport at the high school level this year, 2017-18. IHSAA Unified Sports Listing
Noblesville West Middle School, Miller Magic Basketball Game
For the last few years students in the Life Skills program along with staff and peers practice basketball skills. They celebrate the end of first semester with a Miller Magic Basketball Game. 8th grade students, parents, family members and staff fill the gym cheering on the students and waving signs. The band adds great music to the atmosphere. Cheerleaders lead the crowd in cheers and introductions of players. Students are presented awards at the end of the game. A fantastic way to end first semester!
Best Buddies, Middle and High School
Noblesville Schools is proud to have the Best Buddies program in our middle and high school. Best Buddies works to develop three program pillars: one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for students with disabilitlies. To learn more about Best Buddies.
Elementary and Middle School
Noblesville Schools participates in the Unified Champion Schools program. PE Teachers, Physical/Occupational Therapists, Functional and Lifeskills Teachers work together to implement this program. Unified Champions give students, ages 3 to 13, the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of fitness training by learning to walk, run, jump and throw. Students end the school year with a fun-filled track and field challenge at Hare Chevrolet Field in May.
Noblesville Schools provides many opportunities for students with special needs to be included in sports, the arts, music and all other areas offered in our schools.