FWCS News Headlines for 2018-2019

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.

Current News Headlines

K, 6th-, 9th-Graders Get Ready for New Year during Transition Day (Thursday, August 01, 2019)

Students entering kindergarten and sixth and ninth grades in Fort Wayne Community Schools will (read full article)


Bus Inspections Underway for FWCS Fleet (Friday, July 26, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ fleet of nearly 300 buses are getting checked from top to (read full article)


New Administrators Announced for 2019-20 School Year (Wednesday, July 24, 2019)

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


In-School Registration for 2019-20 School Year Begins Friday (Wednesday, July 24, 2019)

In-school registration for the 2019-20 school year will be held Friday, July 26, and Monday, (read full article)


FWCS Presents First Technology Conference (Tuesday, July 09, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will have its first district-wide technology conference from 8:30 (read full article)


Volunteers Spruce Up FWCS Buildings During Day of Caring (Tuesday, July 09, 2019)

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


Students Explore College, Careers at New Summer Camp (Thursday, June 13, 2019)

Seventh- and eighth-graders in Fort Wayne Community Schools have the opportunity to spend a week (read full article)


FWCS Offers Summer Meals Throughout Fort Wayne (Wednesday, June 05, 2019)

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


FWCS Construction Trades Instructor Named Teacher of the Year (Thursday, May 30, 2019)

Christopher Roberts, Construction Trades Instructor at the FWCS Career Academy, has been named (read full article)


FWCS 8th Annual Door-to-Door Campaign Happening Thursday (Tuesday, May 28, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools staff members will be covering the city Thursday, May 30, visiting (read full article)


Adult English Language Learners Celebrated (Friday, May 24, 2019)

The accomplishments of 164 adult students learning English as a new language will be celebrated (read full article)


FWCS Celebrates the Class of 2019 (Friday, May 24, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will celebrate commencement Thursday, June 6, Friday, June 7, and (read full article)


Student Successes Celebrated as 2018-19 Year Comes to a Close (Wednesday, May 22, 2019)

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


Holland Hosts Open Enrollment for On My Way Pre-K (Monday, May 20, 2019)

Holland Elementary will host open enrollment for families interested in the On My Way Pre-K (read full article)


Adams, Washington First-Graders Perform Opera (Monday, May 20, 2019)

First-graders at Adams and Washington elementary schools will perform their own operas this (read full article)


Additional Principals Announced for 2019-20 (Monday, May 20, 2019)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, May 20, approved the (read full article)


FWCS Celebrates 2,586 Years of Service by 94 Retirees (Monday, May 13, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will say good-bye to 94 retirees with more than 2,586 combined (read full article)


FWCS, STEM Flights Partner to Provide Students New Opportunities (Monday, May 13, 2019)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) Career Academy is forming a new partnership with STEM (read full article)


Study Wins Annual Food Drive Contest (Thursday, May 09, 2019)

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


FWCS Students Learn about Violins of Hope (Friday, May 03, 2019)

Students at New Tech Academy at Wayne and South Side High School will learn about Violins of (read full article)


Towles, Northrop Part of Seeing is Believing Tour (Thursday, May 02, 2019)

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


FWCS Online Pre-registration Opens Today (Wednesday, May 01, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools is already preparing for the 2019-20 school year. The (read full article)


Students at Price Prepare for Bike-to-School Day (Tuesday, April 30, 2019)

Students at Price Elementary, 1901 W. State Blvd., will receive pedestrian and bike safety (read full article)


Precision Driving to Offer Driver Education to FWCS Students (Wednesday, March 27, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools is now partnering with Precision Driving to offer students driver (read full article)


New Principals Announced for 2019-20 School Year (Monday, March 25, 2019)

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


Registration Opening Soon for Pre-K and Kindergarten Students (Friday, March 08, 2019)

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


201 Students Set to Graduate in Continuing Ed Program (Wednesday, March 06, 2019)

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


Nearly 100 Schools Represented at Northeast Indiana College Fair (Monday, March 04, 2019)

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


FWCS Offers College & Career Exploration Program (Monday, February 25, 2019)

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


High Schools Welcome Class of 2023 (Friday, February 15, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ five high schools will welcome members of the Class of 2023 (read full article)


Thrilling Kick-Off to FWCS Riley Campaign (Thursday, February 14, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools kicks off its annual fundraiser for Riley Children’s (read full article)


Career Academy Students Show Off Skills at Regional Competition (Thursday, February 07, 2019)

FWCS Career Academy students will showcase their best work during the Indiana SkillsUSA Regional (read full article)


FWCS Lottery to be Held Friday (Wednesday, January 16, 2019)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools lottery for all grade levels will be held Friday, Jan. 18, at (read full article)


Automotive Students Participate in Signing Day (Monday, January 07, 2019)

Several students completing the FWCS Career Academy Automotive Program will participate in a (read full article)


FWCS Hires New Security Director (Tuesday, December 11, 2018)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved hiring Michael Manuel as the (read full article)


Fruit Sale this Week at FWCS Career Academy (Monday, December 03, 2018)

The 29th 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 (Thursday, November 29, 2018)

North Side High School is preparing for the 32nd annual Christmas Party for Kids (read full article)


FWCS Board Approves Contracts with FWEA, AFSCME (Tuesday, November 13, 2018)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved contracts Monday, Nov. 12, (read full article)


FWCS Celebrates Veterans Day (Thursday, November 08, 2018)

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


Tuesday Tours: See What We Do (Monday, November 05, 2018)

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


Annual Showcase Event Highlights the Best of FWCS (Wednesday, October 24, 2018)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will host its annual Showcase from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, (read full article)


Community Leaders Experience Life as a Principal (Tuesday, October 16, 2018)

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


FWCS Expands College & Career Exploration Program (Wednesday, October 10, 2018)

For the third year, Fort Wayne Community Schools is offering a free, four-week program for (read full article)


Special Kick-off Event Offers FAFSA Help to FWCS High School Seniors (Wednesday, October 03, 2018)

Fort Wayne Community Schools high school seniors and their families are encouraged to attend a (read full article)


Burmese Delegation Visits Schools (Monday, October 01, 2018)

Representatives from the Burmese Delegation for Education will visit three schools on Tuesday, (read full article)


Blessings in a Backpack Program Expands (Thursday, September 27, 2018)

Blessings in a Backpack, the locally supported nutrition program that provides food for students (read full article)


FWCS Budget Moves to New State Format in 2019 (Tuesday, September 25, 2018)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees was presented a budget for 2019 on (read full article)


Haley Named Healthy School (Friday, September 21, 2018)

Haley Elementary has been recognized as one of America’s Healthiest Schools by the (read full article)


Study Connection Kicks Off 30th Year (Tuesday, August 21, 2018)

Study Connection will celebrate its 30th year of helping students with the (read full article)


Back-to-School Nights Set For 2018-19 School Year (Monday, August 13, 2018)

Students are heading back to school, which means schools are hosting Back-to-School Nights for (read full article)


FWCS Employees Celebrate 25 Years of Packing Backpacks (Monday, August 06, 2018)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ employees will pack 300 backpacks Tuesday, Aug. 7, with (read full article)


Sixth-, Ninth-Grade Students Learn the Ropes at Transition Day (Monday, August 06, 2018)

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