FWCS News Headlines for 2005-2006

FWCS News Headlines for 2005-2006

Want to know what's happening in Fort Wayne Community Schools? You've come to the right spot. This is the area to find district-wide news for the current school year. Looking for news from past years? Check out our News Archive.

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FWCS registration set (Saturday, July 29, 2006)
The dog days of summer here mean one thing it's time for parents to get their children (read full article)

Parents to receive handbooks (Friday, July 28, 2006)

Two Fort Wayne Community Schools handbooks are being mailed now to parents of the district's (read full article)


Administrative appointments (Tuesday, July 11, 2006)

Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved the following personnel action (read full article)


Certificate of Completion Hoax E-mail (Wednesday, June 14, 2006)

The following important information is from the Indiana Department of Educaton: Indiana (read full article)


Administrative appointments for 2006-07 school year (Wednesday, June 14, 2006)

Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved the following personnel action (read full article)


Administrative appointments (Thursday, May 25, 2006)
Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved the following personnel actions (read full article)

Northcrest honors Memorial Day (Thursday, May 25, 2006)
In honor of Memorial Day, at 2:30 p.m. Northcrest Elementary School students will gather by the (read full article)

Elmhurst to honor "Fallen Heroes" (Wednesday, May 24, 2006)
A week ago, officials at Elmhurst High School received word that a second recent alumnus, Marine (read full article)

Clay mural unveiled at Young (Monday, May 22, 2006)

Fort Wayne Community Schools' Whitney Young Early Childhood Center has broken new ground in (read full article)


AYP shows FWCS in line with urban districts (Friday, May 19, 2006)
Fort Wayne Community Schools echoes Superintendent of Public Instruction Suellen Reeds' (read full article)

AYP state results "mixed" (Friday, May 19, 2006)
THE FOLOWING WAS RELEASED ON MAY 19 FROM THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. Superintendent (read full article)

MEDIA ADVISORY (Monday, May 15, 2006)
Elmhurst High School will hold a news conference at 11 a.m. this morning, Monday, May 15, to give (read full article)

FWCS announces summer meals program (Monday, May 15, 2006)
Summer vacation is just about here, but the end of the school year doesn't mean students (read full article)

Showcase Concert at NSHS (Friday, May 12, 2006)
The 16th annual Showcase Concert will be held at North Side High School at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May (read full article)

And the verdict is... (Thursday, May 11, 2006)

The following release was submitted by Snider High School's SADD (read full article)


Title 1 Pre-K programs re-accredited (Thursday, May 11, 2006)
Fort Wayne Community Schools Abbett, Adams and Scott elementary schools' Pre-Kindergarten (read full article)

Parent training session set (Thursday, May 11, 2006)

Fort Wayne Community Schools Title I is hosting a "Parents as Partners" spring (read full article)


DNR schedules gypsy moth treatments Wednesday (Monday, May 08, 2006)

The follow news release is from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources; 402 W. Washington (read full article)


NSHS sets leadership workshop (Wednesday, May 03, 2006)
One of the nation's top youth leadership development consultants, Ted Wiese from Carmel, IN (read full article)

FWCS sees increase in absenteeism May 1 (Monday, May 01, 2006)
RELEASE DATE: Monday, May 1, 2006 Despite an effort last week to appeal to parents not to keep (read full article)

Groups protest differently in Fort Wayne (Thursday, April 27, 2006)
Fort Wayne Community Schools' officials joined members of The Hispanic Leadership (read full article)

FWCS names principals, assistant principals (Wednesday, April 26, 2006)

Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved the following personnel action (read full article)


Last elementary delay set (Wednesday, April 26, 2006)
Students at Fort Wayne Community Schools' elementary schools will have an opportunity to sleep (read full article)

Students start-up a company - with a real loan! (Monday, April 24, 2006)
Some students at Anthis Career Center are going into business - literally! It's a (read full article)

Career students to be honored (Thursday, April 13, 2006)

Anthis Chapter of the National Technical Honor Society will host its 8th Annual Induction and (read full article)


FWCS announces salary increase (Thursday, April 13, 2006)
Thanks to several unexpected economic turns and a dedicated staff who have steadfastly adhered (read full article)

Annual dance show returns to North Side! (Wednesday, April 12, 2006)
In the newly renovated auditorium with live music coming from the orchestra pit, the 26th Annual (read full article)

Helen P. Brown Natatorium staff honored (Tuesday, April 11, 2006)
For the third year in a row, life guarding staff at Fort Wayne Community Schools' Helen P. (read full article)

Students focus on disaster preparedness (Monday, April 10, 2006)
A team of four, eighth-graders who make up Memorial Park Middle School's Christopher (read full article)

Lakeside to hold Healthy School Summit (Tuesday, April 04, 2006)
Lakeside Middle School will hold its fourth annual Healthy School Summit from 7:45-10:45 a.m. (read full article)

Anthis Career Center topic of "Emphasis" - tune in! (Tuesday, April 04, 2006)

From firefighting to child care, Anthis Career Center offers junior and seniors in Northeast (read full article)


FWCS administrative news (Tuesday, March 28, 2006)
The following administrative appointments were approved by the Fort Wayne Community Schools (read full article)

Haley music program recognized (Thursday, March 23, 2006)
Haley Elementary School's music program has been selected to receive special recognition as (read full article)

Updated Academic Standards in English/Language Arts released (Wednesday, March 22, 2006)

The following release is from the Indiana Department of Education: On March 22, Superintendent (read full article)


Snider students teach others to "Stay in Bounds" (Thursday, March 16, 2006)
Snider High School students who excel in athletics as well as academics have been serving as (read full article)

Author to visit middle schools (Wednesday, March 15, 2006)

Students in two FWCS middle schools will have opportunities on Wednesday, March 15 to speak with (read full article)


NSHS Jazz Festival set (Monday, March 06, 2006)

North Side High School is extremely pleased to welcome the legendary tenor saxophonist Ernie (read full article)


FWCS/DOE hold diversity workshop (Thursday, March 02, 2006)
The Indiana Department of Education and Fort Wayne Community Schools partner in an effort to (read full article)

Learning about the stars (Wednesday, March 01, 2006)
Abbett Elementary School fourth-graders will travel to the Wayne High School Planetarium to learn (read full article)

Jazz, jazz and more fine jazz at Northrop's annual festival! (Monday, February 27, 2006)

Northrop Instrumental Music Department will hold its 18th annual Northrop Jazz Festival on (read full article)


Elementary delay day set for Friday (Monday, February 27, 2006)
Students at Fort Wayne Community Schools' elementary schools will have an opportunity to (read full article)

Achieve Report Highlights Indiana Progress (Monday, February 27, 2006)

The following news is from the Indiana Department of Education: A report released this week (read full article)


Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! (Monday, February 27, 2006)
"You're never too old, too wacky, too wild; to pick up a book, and read to a (read full article)

Showcase is a success! (Thursday, February 16, 2006)

More than 1,400 community members attended the district annual Showcase event held Feb. 12 at (read full article)


Author to visit middle schools (Thursday, February 16, 2006)
Students in two FWCS middle schools will have two opportunities to speak with their favorite (read full article)

Kindergarten orientation dates set (Wednesday, February 15, 2006)
It's a rite of spring as hundreds of parents check out the school their child will be (read full article)

Health fair to focus on teens (Monday, February 13, 2006)

Teens across the area will participate in Anthis Career Center's second annual "Focus (read full article)


FWCS Showcase takes center-stage! (Thursday, February 09, 2006)

It's one stop "shopping" at Fort Wayne Community Schools' annual Showcase set (read full article)


Elementary delay scheduled (Tuesday, January 31, 2006)
Students at Fort Wayne Community Schools' elementary schools will have an opportunity to sleep (read full article)

FWCS School Catalog is off the press! (Friday, January 27, 2006)

Fort Wayne Community Schools has mailed the 2006 School Catalog booklets to families of (read full article)


Nebraska celebrates 100 days! (Thursday, January 26, 2006)

Nebraska Elementary School students and staff will celebrate this year's 100th day of school (read full article)


FWCS Homeless Assistance earns grant (Friday, January 20, 2006)
Indiana Department of Education named Fort Wayne Community Schools as one of nine districts in (read full article)

It's never too late to graduate! (Tuesday, January 10, 2006)
Fort Wayne Community Schools Adult and Continuing Education department will hold their 2005 (read full article)

Snider coaches honored (Tuesday, January 10, 2006)

Snider High School athletics department staff took home many impressive honors from the SAC (read full article)


First ever Spanish Health Fair set by Anthis students (Tuesday, January 10, 2006)

Anthis Career Center students in Health and Medical Careers will put their first-semester (read full article)


Indiana shows progress on National Education Report Card (Friday, January 06, 2006)

This release is from the Indiana Department of Education: Superintendent of Public Instruction (read full article)


State releases ISTEP scores (Wednesday, December 14, 2005)

This release is from the Indiana Department of Education. More detailed ISTEP+ information is (read full article)


FWCS eyes ISTEP trends (Wednesday, December 14, 2005)

Up, down and unchanged - there is no “one word” to describe Fort Wayne Community (read full article)


Students/staff helping others this holiday (Friday, December 09, 2005)
In a community rich with people from more than 70 different cultures, FWCS stands out as a (read full article)

Elementary two-hour delay scheduled (Monday, November 28, 2005)
Students at Fort Wayne Community Schools' elementary schools will have an opportunity to (read full article)

NSHS holds party for kids surviving cancer (Monday, November 28, 2005)

Staff and students of North Side High School are sponsoring their 19th annual Christmas Party (read full article)


National speakers coming to FWCS! (Monday, November 28, 2005)

Nationally-known educators, authors and consultants Dr. Rick DuFour and Becky DuFour will (read full article)


Geyer Conversion Fact Sheet (Wednesday, November 23, 2005)

The district’s decision to close Geyer as a traditional middle school and reopen it as a (read full article)


Elmhurst honors grad killed in Iraq (Wednesday, November 23, 2005)

The Elmhurst High School community wishes to express its deepest sympathy to the family of (read full article)


"Real Life" business experience for Anthis students (Wednesday, November 23, 2005)

Anthis Education Career Center students in the Information Technology Academy experienced an (read full article)


District announces Geyer updates (Tuesday, November 22, 2005)

During a news conference held today, Fort Wayne Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Wendy (read full article)


Let it snow, let it snow... (Thursday, November 17, 2005)
’Tis the season for the white stuff to start flying and that could mean delays and (read full article)

Holiday food drive gets "A+" (Tuesday, November 15, 2005)
Students at Jefferson Middle School have been collecting canned foods for their annual (read full article)

District handbook now available in Spanish (Thursday, November 10, 2005)
For the first time, FWCS Spanish-speaking families will have district information at their (read full article)

Filling in for the principal today will be... (Monday, October 31, 2005)
State Representative Win Moses and Fort Wayne Chief of Police Rusty York will join a host of (read full article)

NSHS students taking leadership challenge (Thursday, October 27, 2005)

Leadership, decision-making, teamwork and communication skills will be the focus of a (read full article)


Event kicks off Read Across American celebration! (Thursday, October 27, 2005)

Renowned artist and illustrator Kadir Nelson will be the guest speaker for the Fort Wayne (read full article)


The school day may end, but the learning doesn't.... (Tuesday, October 25, 2005)

Students at Brentwood Elementary School have opportunities to learn and have fun nearly every (read full article)


Red Ribbon Week focuses attention on anti-drug message (Thursday, October 20, 2005)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will join districts across the country in observing Red Ribbon Week (read full article)


Fair to focus on transitions for special needs students (Wednesday, October 12, 2005)
Come one, come all! It’s the 12th annual Community Career and Transition Fair set for (read full article)

State attorney general to speak at Elmhurst (Monday, October 03, 2005)
Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter will speak about the dangers of drinking and driving to (read full article)

Elementary two-hour delay scheduled (Tuesday, September 27, 2005)
Students at Fort Wayne Community Schools’ elementary schools will have an opportunity to (read full article)

FWCS honors 2005 Teacher of the Year (Monday, September 26, 2005)
Fort Wayne Community Schools 2005 Teacher of the Year Teresa Lamping will be honored at a (read full article)

One-stop college shopping is here! (Monday, September 26, 2005)
After graduation, then what? School districts across the region are joining together to help (read full article)

Educators gather at Young (Thursday, September 22, 2005)
Fort Wayne Community Schools innovative Whitney Young Early Childhood Center will be hosting (read full article)

NSHS open house to welcome hundreds (Thursday, September 22, 2005)
For the past three years Fort Wayne Community Schools majestic North Side High School has been (read full article)

Study Connection kicks off another year! (Tuesday, September 20, 2005)
More than 250 volunteers, business leaders and community partners of Fort Wayne Community (read full article)

FWCS enrollment steady (Tuesday, September 20, 2005)
For the third year in a row, Fort Wayne Community Schools is posting a very slight decrease in (read full article)

Preschoolers learn about giving... (Wednesday, September 07, 2005)

The 28 three- through five-year-olds attending Anthis Career Center's Preschool program will (read full article)


FWCS unveils district news on TV! (Friday, September 02, 2005)
Fort Wayne Community News will begin showing a district TV program Tuesday. "Emphasis on (read full article)

FWCS releases SAT scores (Thursday, September 01, 2005)
Again crediting the district’s nationally acclaimed Integrated Math, Fort Wayne Community (read full article)

Students prepare for ISTEP (Monday, August 29, 2005)
About 24 third- through fifth-graders at Nebraska Elementary School are attending a different (read full article)

FWCS administrative appointments (Tuesday, August 23, 2005)
Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved the following personnel actions (read full article)

First day at FWCS (Monday, August 22, 2005)
Sunny skies and milder than usual temperatures provided a perfect backdrop to a spirited first (read full article)

Lincoln donates 100 bookbags! (Monday, August 22, 2005)
Lincoln Financial Group employees donated 100 bookbags filled with school supplies to FWCS (read full article)

North Side renovation completed - Fact Sheet (Friday, August 19, 2005)

BACKGROUND North Side High School is one of Fort Wayne Community Schools’ six high (read full article)


FWCS officials greet students on Monday! (Friday, August 19, 2005)
Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees and administrators will be in the (read full article)

Schools to open, motorists urged to play it safe (Wednesday, August 17, 2005)

Fort Wayne Community Schools students and staff shouldn't be the only ones setting their (read full article)


Bookbag project helps needy students (Wednesday, August 17, 2005)
Shopping for bookbags and school supplies is a harbinger of fall for families as they get (read full article)

Back-to-School nights promise info and fun! (Thursday, August 11, 2005)

Fort Wayne Community Schools students will be returning to class on Monday, Aug. 22 - and their (read full article)


Administrative appointment (Tuesday, August 09, 2005)

Terri J. Laurent Assistant Principal, Forest Park Elementary School Terri (read full article)


FWCS budget stays student focused (Tuesday, August 09, 2005)
Amid uncertainties in today’s economic climate, Fort Wayne Community Schools unveiled another (read full article)

FWCS expands ESL program sites (Saturday, August 06, 2005)
Fort Wayne Community Schools will be adding an English as a Second Language (ESL) program to (read full article)

Collaboration benefits FWCS students (Thursday, August 04, 2005)

Ivy Tech, in partnership with the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and CANI have completed a (read full article)


FWCS selected for prestigious residency program (Wednesday, August 03, 2005)
Fort Wayne Community Schools has been selected to participate in the 2005-07 Broad Residency (read full article)