FWCS News Headlines for 2016-2017

FWCS News Headlines for 2016-2017

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

In-School Registration Begins Friday (Wednesday, July 26, 2017)

In-school registration for the 2017-18 school year will be held Friday, July 28, and Monday, (read full article)


Principals for Arlington, Glenwood Park Approved (Tuesday, July 25, 2017)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved principal appointments for (read full article)


FWCS Buses Get Annual Check-up (Monday, July 24, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ fleet of nearly 300 buses are getting checked from top to bottom t (read full article)


Volunteers Spruce Up FWCS Buildings During Special Day of Caring (Tuesday, July 18, 2017)

Volunteers will clean, paint and spruce up the landscaping at nine Fort Wayne Community Schools (read full article)


FWCS Online Pre-registration Opens Today (Monday, June 19, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools' convenient online pre-registration opens today, allowing (read full article)


FWCS Staff Visiting Neighborhoods Wednesday (Monday, June 19, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools staff members will be covering the city Wednesday, June 21, (read full article)


FWCS Meal Program Offered Throughout Summer (Monday, June 05, 2017)

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


May is Water Safety Month; Natatorium Swim Lessons Begin Soon (Thursday, May 25, 2017)

Registration for summer swim lessons at the Helen P. Brown Natatorium, 3301 S. Calhoun St., (read full article)


South Side Math Teacher Named FWCS Teacher of the Year (Wednesday, May 24, 2017)

Tod Croft, a math teacher at South Side High School, has been named the 2017 Fort Wayne (read full article)


Continuing Education Celebrates Adult ELL Students (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ Continuing Education Department will celebrate the accomplishments (read full article)


New Special Education Director Hired (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, May 22, approved the (read full article)



FWCS Celebrates the Class of 2017 (Monday, May 22, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will celebrate commencement Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10, (read full article)


FWCS Celebrates 1,800 Years of Service by 72 Retirees (Monday, May 15, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will say good-bye to 72 retirees with nearly 1,800 combined years (read full article)


Schools Celebrate Students as 2016-17 Year Comes to a Close (Friday, May 12, 2017)

Students across Fort Wayne Community Schools will be recognized throughout the rest of the (read full article)


New Principals Approved for 2017-18 School Year (Tuesday, May 09, 2017)

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


Students at Snider and Towles Host Events For Local Charities (Monday, May 08, 2017)

Students at Snider High School and Towles New Tech Middle School are hosting fund-raising events (read full article)


Study Students Ready to Ride on Bike-to-School Day (Monday, May 08, 2017)

Students at Study Elementary will participate in Bike-to-School Day on Wednesday, May 10, with (read full article)


FWCS Hosts STEM Conference for Girls (Thursday, May 04, 2017)

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


Students at Study get Ready for Bike-to-School Day (Wednesday, April 26, 2017)

Students at Study Elementary will receive pedestrian and bike safety lessons Friday, April 28, (read full article)



FWCS Celebrates Music in Our Schools with Free Concert (Thursday, March 23, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will celebrate Music in Our Schools Month with a daylong free (read full article)


Community Leaders Visit Wayne High School (Wednesday, March 22, 2017)

Local business and community leaders participating in the fourth annual Seeing is Believing Tour (read full article)


State Championship Basketball Tickets on Sale at North Side (Monday, March 20, 2017)

Tickets for the Class 4A State Boys Basketball Championship will go on sale at North Side High (read full article)


FWCS Offers Family Asthma Education Night (Sunday, March 19, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools, in partnership with Parkview, will offer a Family Asthma Education (read full article)


FWCS Students Explore Careers at Inaugural Job Fair (Thursday, March 16, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools, in partnership with the Gateway Coalition, will host a (read full article)


FWCS to Join State's On My Way Pre-K Program (Wednesday, March 15, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools and United Way of Allen County announced Wednesday that FWCS will (read full article)


Schools Welcome Future Pre-K and Kindergarten Students (Monday, March 06, 2017)

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



Northeast Indiana College Fair Shows Students Post-Secondary Options (Tuesday, February 28, 2017)

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


Perseverance Celebrated at Continuing Education Graduation (Monday, February 27, 2017)

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


Career Academy Students to Compete in Regional SkillsUSA (Thursday, February 09, 2017)

Career Centers from around Northeast Indiana, including the FWCS Career Academy at (read full article)


FWCS Hosts Parent Session on Dangerous Mobile Apps (Monday, January 30, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools, in partnership with RemedyLIVE, Crosswinds and the Fraternal Order (read full article)


FWCS Offers College & Career Exploration Program (Wednesday, January 25, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools is offering a free, four-week program for middle and high school (read full article)


Career Academy Health Programs Moving to Parkview Facility (Tuesday, January 24, 2017)

The health science programs currently housed at the FWCS Career Academy at Anthis will be moving (read full article)


FWCS Lottery to be Held Next Week (Thursday, January 19, 2017)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools lottery for all grade levels will be held Wednesday, Jan. 25, (read full article)


FWCS Celebrates Riley Champion, Kicks Off Campaign (Wednesday, January 18, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools celebrated Riley Champion Allyson Kimani, a fourth-grade student at (read full article)



FWCS Announces 2017 Driver Education Sessions (Tuesday, January 17, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community School will offer 10 sessions of Driver Education this year, with the first (read full article)


FWCS Hires New General Counsel as Bill Sweet Retires (Wednesday, December 21, 2016)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved hiring David M. Amen as the (read full article)


Five More FWCS Buildings Earn EPA's ENERGY STAR® Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency (Monday, December 19, 2016)

North Side High School and Arlington, Indian Village, Lincoln and Maplewood elementary schools (read full article)


FWCS Board Holds Public Hearing on Superintendent Contract (Wednesday, December 14, 2016)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees publicly presented Wednesday, Dec. 14, (read full article)


Fruit Sale this Week at FWCS Career Academy (Monday, December 05, 2016)

The 27th Annual FWCS Career Academy fruit sale at the Bill C. Anthis Center begins (read full article)



Planning Underway for Nebraska Transition (Friday, November 18, 2016)

Initial plans for the new program to be housed at the former Nebraska Elementary School were (read full article)


Families Invited to See Schools During Tuesday Tours (Monday, November 14, 2016)

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


FWCS Celebrates Veterans Day (Tuesday, November 08, 2016)

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


Showcase - A Time to See What We Do at FWCS (Monday, October 24, 2016)

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


Area Leaders Take Turn as Guest Principals (Tuesday, October 18, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools welcomes 50 community members into our schools to serve as guest (read full article)


FWCS Offers College & Career Exploration Program (Tuesday, October 11, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools is offering a free, four-week program for middle and high school (read full article)


FWCS Budget, Tax Rate Increase Slightly in 2017 (Tuesday, September 27, 2016)

 

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees was presented a budget (read full article)


News Anchor, Author Cheryl Wills to Speak at Study Connection Kick-off (Monday, August 22, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ Study Connection will host the 28th annual Kick-off (read full article)


FWCS Students Return Monday (Thursday, August 11, 2016)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will kick-off a new year with students returning Monday, Aug. 15. (read full article)


New Principal Appointed for Arlington Elementary (Wednesday, August 10, 2016)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, Aug. 8, approved the (read full article)


Schools Kick Off School Year with Back-to-School Nights (Wednesday, August 10, 2016)

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


FWCS Employees Pack 300 Backpacks for Students (Tuesday, August 09, 2016)

Three hundred students will start the 2016-17 school year with a backpack full of new supplies (read full article)


Sixth-, Ninth-Grade Students Get Ready for the New Year (Monday, August 08, 2016)

Students entering sixth and ninth grade in Fort Wayne Community Schools will get a jump on the (read full article)


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)