FWCS News Headlines for 2017-2018

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In-School Registration Begins July 27 (Tuesday, July 17, 2018)

In-school registration for the 2018-19 school year will be held Friday, July 27, and Monday, (read full article)


Local Businesses Visit Six FWCS Buildings for Day of Caring (Monday, July 16, 2018)

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


FWCS Staff Visiting Neighborhoods Thursday (Wednesday, June 13, 2018)

Fort Wayne Community Schools staff members will be covering the city Thursday, June 14, visiting (read full article)


FWCS Summer Meals Offered Through July (Thursday, June 07, 2018)

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


FWCS Online Pre-registration Open (Thursday, May 31, 2018)

With the 2017-18 school year over, Fort Wayne Community Schools is now preparing for the 2018-19 (read full article)


FWCS Celebrates the Class of 2018 (Thursday, May 31, 2018)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will celebrate commencement Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9, (read full article)


New Tech Key Club Presents on Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus Disease (Wednesday, May 30, 2018)

Members of the Key Club at New Tech Academy at Wayne will share with members of UNICEF and (read full article)


Accomplishments of Adult English Language Learners Celebrated (Tuesday, May 29, 2018)

The accomplishments of 280 adult students learning English as a new language will be celebrated (read full article)


Pre-K Returns to Holland Elementary (Tuesday, May 29, 2018)

A pre-kindergarten program is returning to Holland Elementary for the 2018-19 school year. (read full article)


FWCS to Expand No-Cost Meals to All FWCS Students (Tuesday, May 22, 2018)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will expand its no-cost meals to all FWCS students beginning in the (read full article)


Schools Celebrate Students as 2017-18 Year Comes to a Close (Monday, May 21, 2018)

Students across Fort Wayne Community Schools will be recognized during the last two weeks of the (read full article)


FWCS Career Academy Instructor Named Teacher of the Year (Friday, May 18, 2018)

Karen Gillie, a graphic design instructor at the FWCS Career Academy at Anthis, has been named (read full article)


Harrison Hill Celebrates Its S.T.A.R.S. (Thursday, May 17, 2018)

Harrison Hill Elementary will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Students and (read full article)


FWCS Celebrates 3,100 Years of Service by 113 Retirees (Wednesday, May 16, 2018)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will say good-bye to 113 retirees with more than 3,100 combined (read full article)


Tickets Now on Sale for Cupcakes & Cocktails Event (Tuesday, May 15, 2018)

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


Adams First-Graders Perform Opera (Friday, May 11, 2018)

Adams Elementary first-grade students are putting the finishing touches on an opera they will (read full article)


Study Wins Annual Food Drive Contest (Wednesday, May 09, 2018)

Associated Churches and local members of the National Association of Letter Carriers will (read full article)


Bloomingdale Students Ready to Ride on Bike-to-School Day (Monday, May 07, 2018)

Students at Bloomingdale Elementary will participate in Bike-to-School Day on Wednesday, May 9, (read full article)


Community Leaders Visit FWCS Career Academy (Tuesday, May 01, 2018)

Local business and community leaders, as well as FWCS employees, will participate in the fifth (read full article)


Title I Pre-K Programs Earn NAEYC Accreditation (Monday, April 30, 2018)

Pre-kindergarten programs at Lindley and Washington elementary schools have earned (read full article)


Students at Bloomingdale get Ready for Bike-to-School Day (Monday, April 30, 2018)

Students at Bloomingdale Elementary will receive pedestrian and bike safety lessons Tuesday, May (read full article)


Additional Administrative Changes Announced for 2018-19 (Monday, April 23, 2018)

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


Administrative Changes for 2018-19 Announced (Monday, March 26, 2018)

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


FWCS Expands Pre-K Program (Tuesday, March 13, 2018)

Fort Wayne Community Schools is expanding its Title I pre-kindergarten program by offering (read full article)



Continuing Education Graduates Pursue Dreams (Tuesday, March 06, 2018)

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


Northeast Indiana College Fair Shows Students Post-Secondary Options (Monday, March 05, 2018)

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


FWCS Board of School Trustees Statement on Honors Courses (Friday, March 02, 2018)

After consideration of all viewpoints, FWCS has decided to continue its practice of offering (read full article)


FWCS Kicks Off Annual Riley Campaign (Tuesday, February 13, 2018)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ students and staff are showing their support for Riley (read full article)


FWCS Study Connection to Host Zumbathon 2018 Fundraiser (Wednesday, February 07, 2018)

FWCS Study Connection is hosting Zumbathon 2018 from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at North Side (read full article)


Support for Magnet Programs Continues with Funding Change (Tuesday, January 23, 2018)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, Jan. 22, asked the Indiana (read full article)


FWCS Lottery to be Held Friday (Wednesday, January 17, 2018)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools lottery for all grade levels will be held Friday, Jan. 19, at (read full article)


Discovery Ed to Work with 7 Schools on STEM/STEAM Initiative (Tuesday, January 09, 2018)

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



FWCS Website to be Down on Christmas Day (Monday, December 18, 2017)

On Christmas Day, the FWCS website will be down for technology updates. These updates are (read full article)


Fruit Sale This Week at FWCS Career Academy (Tuesday, December 05, 2017)

The 28th Annual FWCS Career Academy fruit sale at the Bill C. Anthis Center begins (read full article)


North Side Hosts Annual Kids Surviving Cancer Christmas Party (Monday, November 27, 2017)

North Side High School is preparing for the 31st annual Christmas Party for Kids (read full article)


Families Invited to See Schools During Tuesday Tours (Monday, November 13, 2017)

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


FWCS, Teachers Reach Two-year Agreement (Monday, November 13, 2017)

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


FWCS Celebrates Veterans Day (Tuesday, November 07, 2017)

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


See What We Do at FWCS During Annual Showcase Event (Friday, November 03, 2017)

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


Author Visits Several Schools (Sunday, October 22, 2017)

Scott Savage, the author of several novels for middle-age students, including the FarWorld and (read full article)


Guests Welcomed as Principal for a Day (Tuesday, October 17, 2017)

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


FWCS Seeks Community Input on Future (Tuesday, October 10, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools is inviting parents and community members to participate in a (read full article)


Snider Students Selected to Present at National Conference (Wednesday, October 04, 2017)

Students and teachers from Snider High School are among an elite group selected to present to (read full article)


Principal for Study Elementary Approved (Tuesday, September 26, 2017)

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


Dr. Wendy Robinson is Indiana Superintendent of the Year for 2018 (Tuesday, September 26, 2017)

Dr. Wendy Robinson, superintendent of Fort Wayne Community Schools, has been named the Indiana (read full article)


FWCS Budget Increases Slightly in 2018 (Tuesday, September 26, 2017)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees was presented a budget for 2018 on (read full article)


FWCS Enrollment Up for 2017-18 School Year (Thursday, September 14, 2017)

Enrollment at Fort Wayne Community Schools is up 156 students for the 2017-18 school year as of (read full article)


Neighborhood, Parents Invited to Center for Academic Success (Monday, September 11, 2017)

The new Center for Academic Success at Nebraska will be open to Nebraska Neighborhood residents (read full article)


Study Connection Kicks Off 29th Year with Annual Breakfast (Monday, August 28, 2017)

Study Connection will celebrate its 29th year of helping students with the Annual (read full article)


FWCS Students Prepared to View Eclipse (Friday, August 18, 2017)

Students at Fort Wayne Community Schools will have the opportunity to witness the solar eclipse (read full article)


Enhanced STEM Curriculum Approved for Irwin Elementary (Thursday, August 17, 2017)

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


Schools Kick Off School Year with Back-to-School Nights (Thursday, August 10, 2017)

    Students are heading back to school, which means schools are hosting (read full article)


FWCS Staff Gathers to Kick-Off New School Year (Wednesday, August 09, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools staff members from every school and every department will gather to (read full article)


FWCS Employees Pack 300 Backpacks for Students (Tuesday, August 08, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ employees will pack 300 backpacks Thursday, Aug. 10, with s (read full article)


Sixth-, Ninth-Grade Students Learn the Ropes at Transition Day (Monday, August 07, 2017)

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


FWCS Homeless Assistance Program Kicks Off School Year (Thursday, August 03, 2017)

Fort Wayne Community Schools' Homeless Assistance Program will kick off the 2017-18 school (read full article)