Fort Wayne Community Schools - In Our Schools Today

Fort Wayne Community Schools - In Our Schools Today

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.

Thu21

Haley Elementary families are invited to the Super Bowl Math Night at 4:30 p.m. The Title I event is for families to attend with their students in grades K-5

Thu21

Students from schools across the District will gather at Weisser Park Elementary at 5 p.m. for the Math Bowl State Competition.

Thu21

Lindley fifth-graders will travel to JA’s Biztown at 9:45 a.m. for a day of learning about how businesses and governments operate.

Thu21

Irwin Elementary students will engage in MakerSpace activities throughout the day. Students will work in teams to design and build a bridge that will hold at least 5 pounds of weight.

Thu21

Bunche Montessori 4-year-old pre-K and kindergarten students will have an afternoon of science activities. The fun begins at 12:30 p.m.

Fri22

Shambaugh Elementary students and staff will show their school spirit by wearing Shambaugh shirt wear and eating popcorn for Shambaugh’s Popcorn and Spirit Friday.

Fri22

NED’s Mindset Mission assembly will be at Harris at 1:30 p.m. The performance takes the students on a journey filled with humor, yo-yo and magic tricks, puppetry and storytelling inspiring them to: N-Never give up-to understand the Power of Yet; E-Encourage others- to spark courage in other people; D-Do their best-to always be learning and growing.

Fri22

Irwin Elementary students will engage in MakerSpace activities throughout the day. Students will work in teams to design and build a bridge that will hold at least 5 pounds of weight.

Fri22

The Memorial Park Middle School 78th Edition Show Choir will hosting the Cabaret Dessert Theater at 6 p.m. at Memorial Park. This show has the same theme as the show the choir performs at contests, I WANNA ROCK--the 60’s through the 80’s. It features small groups, soloists and special acts from the show choir during the evening, as well as finishing with the contest show. There will be a Silent Auction for bigger ticket items including guitars, bicycles and more. Tickets are $8 in advance only and can be purchased at the school. Contact the Memorial Park front office 260 -467-5300 for additional information.

Fri22

Ned’s Mindset Mission will visit Scott Academy at 8:45 a.m. The Mission is a live, school-wide assembly performance that teaches the benefits of a growth mindset in a way kids love and remember.

Sat23

The Memorial Park Middle School chess team will host the 2nd Annual Middle School Chess Tournament at Blackhawk Middle School at 10 a.m. Admission is free.

Sat23

Lindley Elementary students will participate in a Robotics Competition in Wayne Center in Kendallville at 9 a.m.

Tue26

Study Elementary’s ELL families are invited to celebrate unity in the midst of diversity at Diversity Day. Families will participate in a pot luck at 4 p.m. in which families bring a dish that reflects their culture, wear traditional dress and play games.

Tue26

Families of Franke Park students in third, fourth and fifth grades are invited to attend an IREAD/ILEARN Informational Family Night at 4 p.m. The evening will include a Read-A-Thon to earn Franke Park dollars to purchase new books, games and more. There will be pizza, information and hands-on demonstrations of the upcoming I-READ and ILEARN student assessments.

Wed27

Memorial Park Middle School, in collaboration with Parkview Community Health, will offer a four-session Youth Caregiver Education Course. The goal of Youth Caregiver Education is to help students to learn more about caring for younger children they babysit. This class will meet every Wednesday starting Feb. 13-March 6.

Wed27

Shambaugh Elementary parents and teachers are invited to bring ideas to the PTA meeting at 6 p.m. in the staff lounge.

Thu28

Shambaugh Elementary students will get their science on at the annual science fair. Families are invited to view displays from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Thu28

Weisser Park fifth-graders present "The Day Aliens Attacked Fairfield" (The Town Where Nothing Happens). Students will perform at 6 and 8 p.m.

Fri01

The Bunche-Towles PTA is sponsoring an evening event for Bunche students and parents to celebrate Dr. Seuss. Festivities begin at 6 p.m.

Tue05

Adams Elementary third-graders will perform “Seussical the Musical” at 6:30 p.m. The production takes place in the world of Dr. Seuss featuring beloved characters, including The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie and JoJo. Seussical weaves a story of friendship, loyalty and love. Despite all odds, Horton and Gertrude band together to save the Whos, free Horton and restore peace and unity to the Jungle of Nool.

Wed06

Lindley Elementary third-, fourth- and fifth-graders will perform a music concert at 6 p.m.

Wed06

Memorial Park Middle School, in collaboration with Parkview Community Health, will offer a four-session Youth Caregiver Education Course. The goal of Youth Caregiver Education is to help students to learn more about caring for younger children they babysit. This class will meet every Wednesday starting Feb. 13-March 6.

Wed06

The Haley Elementary PTA will meet at 3:30 p.m.

Thu07

Irwin Elementary families are invited to Skate Night at Bell’s Skating Rink from 6-8 p.m.

Fri08

Whitney Young Early Childhood Center students will be learn about fire safety through the Learn Not to Burn program at 9 a.m.

Mon11

The Irwin Elementary PTA meets in the gym from 6-7 p.m.

Tue12

Whitney Young Early Childhood Center kindergarten students will visit the Fort Wayne Museum of Art at 9 a.m.

Tue12

Harris Elementary School second-grade students will attend a performance of Aesop’s Fables at Purdue Fort Wayne’s Auer Performance Hall.at 11:15 a.m.

Wed13

Northcrest Elementary families are invited to a kindergarten and first-grade family night at 6 p.m. Families will rotate between different stations participating in various activities. Stations will focus on the Early Literacy Skills and teach parents how they can help their child develop skills at home and support what is going on in the classroom. All activities will be based around Eric Carle books. An art walk and music program will conclude the evening’s activities.

Wed13

Whitney Young Early Childhood Center kindergarten students will visit the Fort Wayne Museum of Art at 9 a.m.

Thu14

Haley Elementary families are invited to the Dino-Mite Stomp, Chomp and Read event at 4 p.m. The event is a school-wide Title I event to promote reading within the family.

Thu14

Bunche Montessori Early Childhood Center 4-year-old pre-K and Kindergarten students will spend the afternoon learning about Antarctica, the school’s continent of study this year.

Sat16

FWCS student artwork will be on display and students will perform at the annual FAME Arts Festival at the Grand Wayne Center on Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sunday, March 17, from noon-5 p.m.

Sun17

FWCS student artwork will be on display and students will perform at the annual FAME Arts Festival at the Grand Wayne Center on Saturday, March 16, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sunday, March 17, from noon-5 p.m.

Mon18

Whitney Young Early Childhood Center welcomes Artist in Residence Julie Wall, who will bring her press from the 1800’s in addition to printing plates, type and other materials used in the late 1800’s. Setting the letter (type) into the press individually will tie into and reiterate the importance of literacy throughout our culture. The students will have the opportunity to work with Julie and the printing press to create some one-of-a-kind pieces that they can take home with them. This press is hand operated and is safe for all ages.

Mon08

Irwin Elementary PTA meets from 6-8 p.m. in the gym.

Mon08

Irwin Elementary PTA meets from 6-8 p.m. in the gym.

Wed10

The Haley Elementary PTA will meet at 3:30 p.m.

Thu11

Haley Elementary School is having a fundraiser to support students and families in need. Proceeds from this event will support purchasing items such as clothing, food and household needs, as well as promoting positive behavior in our school. The event is open to the community from 3-9 p.m. at Chuck E. Cheese. Simply mention Haley Elementary School and 20% of the proceeds will come back to Haley to support our students.

Tue23

Harris second-grade students will visit the Fort Wayne Museum of Art at 9:30 a.m. to observe various art exhibits to expand their understanding of art history.

Wed01

The Haley Elementary PTA will meet at 3:30 p.m.