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.

Mon22

Washington Elementary’s Rotary EarlyAct Club kicks off a new service project at 8:30 a.m. Students will meet in the gymnasium to learn more about the Our Turn to Serve (OTTS) project, which supports the training of service dogs to assist veterans with post-traumatic stress syndrome, A local company will contribute $1,000 to OTTS in the name of Washington Elementary if the students commit to doing 22 repetitions of an exercise every day for 22 days. The significance of “22” is it represents the number of veteran suicides that happen every day.

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.

Tue23

Haley Elementary will participate in Every Kid Healthy Week, an annual observance created to share the great efforts schools are making to improve the health and wellness of students and the link between nutrition, physical activity and learning because healthy kids are better prepared to learn. From April 22- 26 Haley will provide students the opportunity to try a new fruit or vegetable each day of the week.

Tue23

Pre-K families are invited to the Fort Wayne Museum of Art from 5-7 p.m. for free fun art activities. The entire family can produce art at creation stations, explore the Early Learning Center, go on a fun scavenger hunt in the galleries and enjoy tasty refreshments. Families must sign up in advance with their child’s school.

Tue23

Haley Elementary families are invited to Tee Pee Night at Bell’s Skating Rink in New Haven. The fun begins at 6 p.m.

Tue23

Towles New Tech seventh-graders will visit the Parkview Cancer Institute from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. to deliver Chemotherapy Comfort Kits to patients and learn more about Parkview’s services. Seventh-graders have been working on a project called Tigers Tackle Cancer, learning about how cancer forms and spreads. Following the Parkview visit, students will continue learning about how cancer affects the body’s systems and will plan a fundraising event with proceeds donated to the Parkview Cancer Institute.

Wed24

Irwin Elementary kindergarten and first-graders will perform in their spring musical for family and friends at at 6 p.m.

Wed24

Harris Special Education students will attend a TinCaps baseball game at 10 a.m. as a reward for participating in the reading program. Students read a required number of books to earn their ticket.

Wed24

The Shambaugh Elementary PTA meets at 6 p.m. in the staff lounge.

Thu25

Weisser Park Elementary invites families to International Night from 5-7 p.m. to learn about other cultures, including ethnic food and games and artifacts from around the world.

Thu25

Bunche Montessori Early Childhood Center will have its spring program at Snider High School at 6 p.m.

Fri26

Whitney Young Early Childhood Center students, in collaboration with Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Trees Indiana, will plant and beautify a vacant lot across from the school on Smith Street at 1 p.m. Prior to the event, students will learn the importance of planting trees and taking care of the environment from Trees Indiana volunteers. At the celebration, students will sing a song for special guests, as well as help plant a tree.

Fri26

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

Fri26

Adams Elementary will host the chess tournament with Forest Park Elementary at 3:45 p.m. A two-round tournament will be conducted with a trophy awarded to the winner of the tournament and medals for all participants, including an MVP and best sportsmanship award from each school. There will be snacks and drinks available for students and their families.

Fri26

Kindergarten students from Indian Village will visit Hadley Farms at 9:15 a.m. to see and touch farm animals and learn about taking care of animals. They will observe life on a farm and write about farm life when they return to class.

Mon29

Northcrest Elementary fifth-grade students will visit McMillen Health Center at 9:15 a.m.

Tue30

Irwin Elementary PTA invites parents to attend a carnival-planning meeting to finalize details of the annual carnival. The meeting will be from 6-7 p.m. in the gym.

Tue30

Harris Elementary first-graders will expand their understanding of various exhibits and the history of art during a visit to the Fort Wayne Museum of Art at 9:30 a.m. Through docents, they will learn facts about the art pieces.

Wed01

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