Rise & Shine: Indiana classrooms embrace the solar eclipse

CHARLOTTESVILLE: Students at Arlington High School didn’t ask teacher Delvonte Arnold about the racist violence in Charlottesville, so Arnold decided to start the conversation. Read more in Chalkbeat, RTV6 and the IndyStar.

TELL YOUR STORY: Chalkbeat is collecting stories from former students and teachers at Arlington, Broad Ripple, Northwest and John Marshall. The district plans to convert Northwest High School to a middle school, so we caught up Bill Franklin, an alumnus from the Class of 1980, who told us about the camaraderie he felt during his years at the school, particularly in the theater department.

ECLIPSE EXCITEMENT: Schools across the state focused their science lessons on the solar eclipse. Some gathered outside to view it, while others relied on technology. Read more from WTHR, Post-Tribune and South Bend Tribune.

ONLINE THREAT: Police arrested a girl who admitted to making threats against Warren Central High School last week on social media. Read more from WISH-TV.