FWCS News Headlines for 2015-2016

FWCS News Headlines for 2015-2016

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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Current News Headlines

FWCS Buses Get Annual Check-up (Monday, August 01, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ fleet of more than 200 buses are getting checked from top to (read full article)


In-School Registration Begins Friday (Wednesday, July 27, 2016)

In-school registration for the 2016-17 school year will be held Friday, July 29, and Monday, (read full article)


FWCS Homeless Assistance Program Kicks Off School Year (Wednesday, July 27, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ Homeless Assistance Program will kick off the 2016-17 school (read full article)


New Principals Appointed for Forest Park, Price (Tuesday, July 26, 2016)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, July 25, approved the (read full article)


United Way Day of Caring Volunteers Visit FWCS Buildings (Tuesday, July 26, 2016)

More than 100 volunteers will clean, paint and spruce up the landscaping at six Fort Wayne (read full article)


FWCS Staff Going Door-to-Door to Visit Families (Friday, June 17, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools staff members will be visiting homes throughout the district June (read full article)


FWCS Offers Online Pre-registration (Tuesday, June 14, 2016)

FWCS will offer convenient online pre-registration to current families beginning this summer, (read full article)


FWCS Opens Family & Community Engagement Center (Monday, June 13, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will open its new Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Center (read full article)


FWCS Summer Meal Program Begins Monday (Thursday, June 02, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will again sponsor the Summer Food Service Program for Children (read full article)


FWCS Graduates Ready for Next Step (Thursday, May 26, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will celebrate commencement Friday, June 3, and Saturday, June 4, (read full article)


Celebrations Come on Last Day (Tuesday, May 24, 2016)

Schools will celebrate the last day of school by recognizing student successes, starting new (read full article)


New Tech Academy Teacher Named FWCS Teacher of the Year (Monday, May 23, 2016)

Jeff Roberts, a social studies teacher at New Tech Academy at Wayne High School, has been named (read full article)


North Side Unveils Legends Logo (Monday, May 23, 2016)

North Side High School unveiled the new logo to go along with the nickname Legends, which will (read full article)


FWCS Honors 75 Retirees (Tuesday, May 17, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will say good-bye to 75 retirees with nearly more than 1,800 (read full article)


Washington, Nebraska Plan End of Year Events Together (Friday, May 13, 2016)

With the end of the school year approaching, Washington and Nebraska elementary schools will (read full article)


Cupcakes & Cocktails Event to Benefit Study Connection (Wednesday, May 11, 2016)

Tickets are now available for Cupcakes & Cocktails, an event to support FWCS’ Study (read full article)


Schools Wrap Up 2015-16 School Year with Honors, Celebrations (Tuesday, May 10, 2016)

Students across Fort Wayne Community Schools will be recognized over the next two weeks for (read full article)


FWCS Hosts STEM Conference for Girls (Monday, May 09, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools and the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana are hosting a STEM (read full article)


FWCS Natatorium Earns Platinum Safety Award (Thursday, May 05, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ Helen P. Brown Natatorium received the 2015 Platinum (read full article)


Nebraska Seeks Memorabilia for Open House (Wednesday, May 04, 2016)

Nebraska Elementary, 1525 Boone St., is seeking memorabilia to display during the school’s (read full article)


Forest Park Students Participate in Bike-to-School Day (Monday, May 02, 2016)

Students at Forest Park Elementary will participate in Bike-to-School Day on Wednesday, May 4, (read full article)


New Tech Partners with Jewish Federation in Holocaust Studies (Friday, April 29, 2016)

Students at New Tech Academy at Wayne High School are working again with the Jewish Federation (read full article)


FWCS Students Rescue Food, Help Those in Need (Thursday, April 28, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools students are helping to feed thousands of people in Allen County (read full article)


Title I Pre-K Programs Earn NAEYC Accreditation (Monday, April 25, 2016)

Pre-kindergarten programs at Abbett, Adams, Lindley, Levan Scott Academy and Washington (read full article)


FWCS Honored by Fort Wayne Museum of Art (Friday, April 22, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ staff and students were honored at a special program by (read full article)


Community Leaders Get Inside Look at Schools (Monday, April 11, 2016)

Local business and community leaders will have an opportunity to learn more about the (read full article)


Forest Park Students Preparing for Bike-to-School Day in May (Wednesday, March 30, 2016)

Students at Forest Park Elementary will receive pedestrian and bike safety lessons in (read full article)


Administrative Changes for 2016-17 Announced (Tuesday, March 29, 2016)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees  approved administrative changes (read full article)


North Side First in Region to Compete in We the People Finals (Wednesday, March 16, 2016)

North Side High School students will compete in the national We the People annual finals in (read full article)


New Assistant Superintendents Approved (Tuesday, March 15, 2016)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees the appointment of two assistant (read full article)


FWCS Celebrates National School Breakfast Week (Monday, March 07, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will celebrate National School Breakfast Week this week by (read full article)


Continuing Education Graduates Pursue Dreams, Inspire Others (Monday, February 29, 2016)

 

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Adult and Continuing Education Department will (read full article)


Schools Welcome Future Pre-K and Kindergarten Students (Monday, February 15, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ elementary schools invite parents of students entering (read full article)


Northeast Indiana College Fair Shows Students Post-Secondary Options (Thursday, February 11, 2016)

Students from Fort Wayne Community Schools, East Allen County Schools and Concordia Lutheran (read full article)


Schools Collecting Jeans for Teens (Wednesday, February 03, 2016)

Northrop and North Side high schools and Portage Middle School are participating in a Jeans for (read full article)


Cochran Named North Side Football Coach (Tuesday, January 26, 2016)

Mike Cochran has been named head football coach at North Side (read full article)


FWCS Driver Education Summer Sessions Begin Soon (Wednesday, January 20, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community School will offer several summer sessions of Driver Education classes (read full article)


FWCS Lottery to be Held Wednesday (Friday, January 15, 2016)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools lottery for all grade levels will be held Wednesday, Jan. 20, (read full article)


Wayne Athletic Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2015 (Wednesday, January 13, 2016)

The Wayne High School Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2015 includes track stars, coaches and (read full article)


FWCS Study Connection to Host Zumbathon 2016 Fundraiser (Thursday, January 07, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools' Study Connection program will host Zumbathon 2016 on (read full article)


Student Artwork, Essays Showcase Imagination, Inspiration (Tuesday, January 05, 2016)

Artwork and essays by students throughout Fort Wayne Community Schools will be on display from (read full article)


North Side Legends Ready to Start New Traditions (Thursday, December 17, 2015)

North Side High School students have selected Legends as the school’s new nickname (read full article)


North Side Nickname Q&A (Thursday, December 17, 2015)

Q. What is the new North Side High School nickname? A. (read full article)


Seven FWCS Buildings Earn EPA's ENERGY STAR Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency (Wednesday, December 16, 2015)

Adams, Bloomingdale, Brentwood, Fairfield, Harris and Scott Academy elementary schools as well (read full article)


FWCS Takes Step to Put Tax-Neutral Project on May 2016 Ballot (Tuesday, December 15, 2015)

Following a public hearing on a proposed $130 million facility improvement project, the Fort (read full article)


FWCS Moves Forward with Family & Community Engagement Center (Tuesday, December 15, 2015)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved a $1.9 million construction (read full article)


Fruit Sale this Week at FWCS Career Academy (Monday, December 07, 2015)

The 26th Annual FWCS Career Academy fruit sale at the Bill C. Anthis Center begins Thursday, (read full article)


Giving Spirits Celebrated at Christmas Party for Kids Surviving Cancer (Thursday, December 03, 2015)

Students at North Side High School are getting ready for the school’s 29th annual (read full article)


Schools Welcome Families to Tuesday Tours (Tuesday, November 10, 2015)

Families are invited to visit Fort Wayne Community Schools’ elementary, middle and high (read full article)


FWCS Celebrates Veterans Day (Thursday, November 05, 2015)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will honor and celebrate Veterans Day with activities and events at (read full article)


FWCS Presents Next Building Plan, Announces Community Meetings (Thursday, October 29, 2015)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees reviewed a proposal for a $130 million (read full article)


2015 Showcase Highlights Student Technology Use at FWCS (Monday, October 26, 2015)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will host its annual Showcase from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, (read full article)


Parkview to Take Over FWCS Health & Wellness Clinics (Tuesday, October 13, 2015)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved a three-year contract with (read full article)


Community Leaders Take on Role of Principal for a Day (Tuesday, October 13, 2015)

Fort Wayne Community Schools welcomes 54 community members into our schools to serve as guest (read full article)


Forest Park Celebrates Cultural Arts Week (Friday, October 09, 2015)

Forest Park Elementary will celebrate cultural arts throughout the week with a variety of (read full article)


Automotive Students Work on GM Engines (Tuesday, October 06, 2015)

Students enrolled in the FWCS Career Academy at Anthis automotive program have an opportunity (read full article)


FWCS One of Three Districts to Earn 2015 Urban School Board Excellence Award (Monday, October 05, 2015)

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) announced the district winners of the Council (read full article)


FWCS, Teachers Reach Two-Year Agreement (Tuesday, September 29, 2015)

Fort Wayne Community Schools and the Fort Wayne Education Association have agreed on a two-year (read full article)


FWCS Budget, Tax Rate Flat for 2016 (Tuesday, September 29, 2015)

For the second year in a row, taxpayers should expect the tax rate for Fort Wayne Community (read full article)


Collaborative Effort Benefits FWCS Athletic Program (Friday, September 11, 2015)

During the halftime intermission at Friday’s Wayne vs. South Side high school football (read full article)


Study Connection Kicks Off 27th Year (Tuesday, August 25, 2015)

Study Connection will celebrate its 27th year of helping students with the Annual Celebration (read full article)


FWCS Students Return Tuesday (Monday, August 10, 2015)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will kick-off a new year with students returning Tuesday, Aug. 11. (read full article)


Robin Peterman Named Kekionga Principal (Monday, August 10, 2015)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved the following appointment on (read full article)


Elementary Students get a Head Start on the New Year (Wednesday, August 05, 2015)

Students in five Fort Wayne Community Schools elementary schools got a head start on the new (read full article)


Back to School Means Back-to-School Night for Parents (Tuesday, August 04, 2015)

Schools are welcoming students and parents back to school over the next few weeks for the annual (read full article)