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Record Number: 16955
Displayed from: Feb 07, 2018 , until: Feb 27, 2018

FWCS Study Connection is hosting Zumbathon 2018 from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at North Side High School, 475 E. State Blvd. Registration is $20 at the door (cash or check). Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. The first 100 people will receive a Study Connection salad shaker set.

Area Zumba instructors will lead the group of participants in two hours of dancing, sweating and fun in support of FWCS Study Connection. Zumba is a combination of Latin dancing and cardio-vascular workout. No previous Zumba experience is required for this event.

Study Connection is an after-school tutoring program matches students with employees and volunteers at area businesses and organizations through the community. Students and tutors meet one hour once a week to provide consistent academic assistance and mentoring to students who may not otherwise receive it. For more information about Study Connection or Zumbathon 2018, call 260-467-8810.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.