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It’s time for the 9th annual ZCHS Best Buddies


Please join us for an evening of positive and inclusive fun as we all BUDDY UP!


The Best Buddies Club encourages friendships between general and special education students.  In the past, individuals with intellectual disabilities have not had the opportunity to have friends outside of their own classroom.  Feeling included and lonely from others is a common feeling among those with disabilities.  ZCHS recognizes the importance of INCLUSION.


When? Saturday, March 7th 4:45-9:00 (check-in 4:45-5:00)


Who? All 1st-4th grade elementary students with or without an intellectual disabilities and

                5th-8th grade students with an intellectual disability


What? 4 hours of fun filled activities!


4:45-5:00 -- Check in takes place in the high school cafeteria.  The cafeteria

           parking lot is off of Hal Sharpe.  Look for door #39.


            5:00-6:00 -- “Getting to know you” activity and pizza


            6:00-9:00 -- Various activities including games, swimming, bounce houses, and

snack time.  Please be sure your child brings a bag for their bathing suit and towel.  


Cost? The fee is $35 per child ($20 for each additional sibling).  This fee covers pizza, beverages, snacks, lifeguards, pool rental, and t-shirt (if form is submitted by 2/20).  Please make checks payable to: ZCHS Best Buddies.   All proceeds from Buddy Up Fun Night go to the ZCHS Best Buddies Club.


Due? Return the registration form with payment by Friday, February 20th to guarantee a t-shirt for your child.  We will be accepting registration forms through Friday, February 27th.

            Send form and money to:  (checks payable to ZCHS Best Buddies)

            ZCHS, 1000 Mulberry Street, IN 46077

            Attn: Best Buddies

Please do not send forms back to the elementary and middle schools!


For more information contact:


            Amanda O’Donnell –; Karen Cohen – 


Click here for informatinon and the registration form 




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