FWCS Offers College & Career Exploration Program

Record Number: 18559
Displayed from: Feb 25, 2019 , until: Apr 25, 2019

Fort Wayne Community Schools is offering a free, four-week program for elementary and middle school students to prepare for high school and beyond. Students are invited to sign up to learn more about problem solving, perseverance and preparing for the future.

The program will be offered on four consecutive Saturdays, beginning Saturday, March 9, and ending Saturday, March 30, at the FWCS Family and Community Engagement Center, 230 E. Douglas Ave. Elementary students in grades 3-5 will attend from 8:30-10 a.m., followed by middle school from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

 

Date

Elementary School Program

Middle School Program

March 9

Having a Positive Attitude

Problem Solving

March 16

Perseverance and Personal Best

Resolving Conflicts

March 23

Resolving Conflicts

Preparing for Your Future

March 30

Handling Peer Pressure

College Visit - University of Northwestern Ohio

 

The free sessions are open to all FWCS students. Registration deadline is Friday, March 1. Registration and permission forms can be found at https://www.fortwayneschools.org/college-and-career-readiness. For more information or to sign up for the program, contact the K-12 College and Career Readiness Office at 260.467.7250.


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.