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What's Happening in Our Schools

Our classrooms are filled with exciting learning opportunities every day. Check this space to find out what students are learning and how we educate all students to high standards.

Thu17

Whitney Young Early Childhood Center kindergarten students will travel to the Helen P. Brown Natatorium at 9 a.m. each Thursday for six weeks. Students will learn water safety and how to swim.

Thu17

Real Men Read volunteers provide a positive male role model to second- and third- grade students by making five visits to the classroom throughout the school year to read a book and engage the students’ interest in reading. They will visit Indian Village at 9 a.m.

Thu17

Haley Elementary School families will have “Snow” Much to Read at a special family event at 4 p.m. Special guests from WANE-15 and Allen County Public Library will attend. Those in attendance will enjoy cookies and hot chocolate while visiting the book fair, playing fun games and winning cool prizes.

Thu17

Abbett Elementary invites all of its students and families to a superhero themed family literacy night! There will be free books, games, stations and light refreshments beginning at 6 p.m. Students are encouraged to dress up as their favorite superhero.

Thu17

Irwin Elementary fifth-graders will visit Camp Potawatomi for an all day field trip starting at 9:15 a.m.

Fri18

Bunche Montessori Early Childhood Center students will visit Kurtz Pumpkin Farm at noon. Students will learn how to compare and contrast different pumpkins, learn the life cycle of a pumpkin and will take a pumpkin home to extend the experience.

Fri18

Shambaugh Elementary will have a Fall Festival Carnival on Oct. 18 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Families are invited to enjoy the fun bounce houses, face painting, many carnival games and lots of good food!

Fri18

Indian Village third-graders will perform investigations and observe and classify rocks, minerals and fossils when they visit the Three Rivers Gem and Mineral Society Show at the Allen County Fairgrounds at 9:30 a.m. Following the rock show, they will have lunch at Buckner Park

Mon21

South Wayne Elementary students in grades 1-5 will participate in Learn-to-Swim program at the Helen P. Brown Natatorium at 9:30 a.m. Students will attend a 45-minute lesson each week from Sept. 23-Oct. 21.

Mon21

Shambaugh Elementary will celebrate Red Ribbon Week October 21-25 with the theme Life is a Journey, Travel Drug Free!

Mon21

Indian Village pre-K students will learn about their environments through their senses, such as listening, hearing, touching and hands-on experiences when they visit Kurtz’s Pumpkin Farm in New Haven at 9:30 a.m. They will also identify plants and animals as living things.

Tue22

Harris Elementary kindergarten students will visit the outdoor classroom at Concordia High School at 10 a.m. to learn about insects in their natural habitat.

Tue22

Jefferson Middle School will host the FWCS Jr. Spell Bowl Scrimmage on at 4 p.m. to help prepare students for the regional Spell Bowl competition. Participating schools are Blackhawk, Jefferson, Kekionga, Lakeside, Lane, Memorial Park, Miami and Shawnee.

Tue22

Bunche kindergarten students will visit with the 6-9 cluster (first-third grades) at Towles Montessori Intermediate School at 11:55 a.m. Visiting Towles helps ease the stress of making the transition to the 6-9 cluster. While there, students will explore pumpkins using their senses and will also learn about the life cycle of the pumpkin.

Wed23

Haley Elementary School will celebrate its 50th anniversary with an open house Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 5-7 p.m. All are welcome to attend to see the school’s renovations, visit with old friends and former staff members, enjoy birthday cake, and check out the contents of the time capsule holding items from 25 and 50 years ago. Hawkins Famous Fish, Whip & Chill and Monterrico food trucks will also be at the school with food available for purchase.

Thu24

Shambaugh Elementary PTA meets at 6:30 p.m. in the staff lounge. Join us with your ideas!

Thu24

Families are invited to attend Levan Scott Academy’s annual Title I Family Night - Math Tricks and Treats! Students and families are invited to dress up in costumes and visit classrooms to complete grade-specific math games to collect Halloween treats. Attendees will receive free books and enjoy light refreshments. The event starts at 4:30 p.m.

Thu24

South Wayne Elementary will host a Math Night for families at 6 p.m. Families are invited come and challenge students in math problems or math-related challenges while learning how to help students at home. Math snacks, math literature and math fun will fill the evening.

Thu24

Whitney Young Early Childhood Center kindergarten students will travel to the Helen P. Brown Natatorium at 9 a.m. each Thursday for six weeks. Students will learn water safety and how to swim.

Thu24

New Tech Academy at Wayne GeoCad students are learning basic Computer-Aided Design (CAD) skills to design a puzzle and then creating those puzzles with wooden blocks. At 9:45 a.m., New Tech students will work one on one with third-graders at Arlington Elementary to solve the puzzles. They will then help them use arrays to teach multiplication to match the third-grade standards.

Fri25

Shambaugh students and staff will wear their favorite Shambaugh shirts to show their school spirit. They will also enjoy popcorn day.

Fri25

Shambaugh staff and students will participate in the Fall Harvest classroom party and activities at 2 p.m.

Thu31

Whitney Young Early Childhood Center kindergarten students will travel to the Helen P. Brown Natatorium at 9 a.m. each Thursday for six weeks. Students will learn water safety and how to swim.

Thu31

The cat is out of the bag! Haley Elementary is having Dress Like an Idiom Day! Students will search for clever ideas to be sure their costumes hit the nail on the head.

Thu07

Weisser Park Elementary will host Focus On Health, sponsored by Parkview Health. From 8:45 a.m.-noon, there will be health stations set up in the gym, and there will be 20-minute Hazards in the Home station by the Fort Wayne Fire Department.

Thu07

Harris Special Education students will visit the Helen P. Brown Natatorium for swim lessons at 11:15 a.m. This is a six-week program for students.