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Croninger Elementary students are encourage to decorate a pumpkin like their favorite book character. Pumpkins must be based on a book and can be any size. Students can use paint and glue to attach items to their pumpkin with no carving or hollowing out. Students can use artificial or real pumpkins or gourds. Families are encouraged to join in the fun! Pumpkins will be on display in classroom windows for a special drive by after school hours Oct. 18-21.

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.