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Record Number: 5184
Displayed from: May 29, 2009 , until: Jun 19, 2009
A group of Arlington Elementary School students wrote a book that has been published. The book, titled "Sunnier Days, Advice from 5th Graders," contains short essays about problems the students have experienced with helpful tips on how to handle them, such as what to do if your parents fight or how to deal with siblings. The book was published with the support from a Youth as Resources grant and several community donors. It is available for purchase at Barnes and Noble and through The students will hold a book signing at the school on June 2 from 9 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 1 p.m. At that time books will be available for sale for $8. There will also be a book signing at Barnes and Noble bookstore at Glenbrook Square on June 2 from 4 6 p.m. What: Book Signing by Arlington 5th Graders Where: Arlington Elementary School When: June 2, from 9 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 1 p.m. Where: Barnes and Noble at Glenbrook When: June 2, from 4 6 p.m.

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.