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What's Happening in Our Schools

Our classrooms are filled with exciting learning opportunities every day. Check this space to find out what students are learning and how we educate all students to high standards.

Wed23

Haley Elementary School will celebrate its 50th anniversary with an open house Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 5-7 p.m. All are welcome to attend to see the school’s renovations, visit with old friends and former staff members, enjoy birthday cake, and check out the contents of the time capsule holding items from 25 and 50 years ago. Hawkins Famous Fish, Whip & Chill and Monterrico food trucks will also be at the school with food available for purchase.

Thu24

Towles Montessori Elementary School parents are invited to attend Montessori Parent Education – Math Night at 6:30 p.m. Parents will learn how math is taught and built upon using Montessori methods.

Thu24

South Wayne Elementary will host a Math Night for families at 6 p.m. Families are invited come and challenge students in math problems or math-related challenges while learning how to help students at home. Math snacks, math literature and math fun will fill the evening.

Thu24

Whitney Young Early Childhood Center kindergarten students will travel to the Helen P. Brown Natatorium at 9 a.m. each Thursday for six weeks. Students will learn water safety and how to swim.

Thu24

New Tech Academy at Wayne GeoCad students are learning basic Computer-Aided Design (CAD) skills to design a puzzle and then creating those puzzles with wooden blocks. At 9:45 a.m., New Tech students will work one on one with third-graders at Arlington Elementary to solve the puzzles. They will then help them use arrays to teach multiplication to match the third-grade standards.

Thu24

Shambaugh Elementary PTA meets at 6:30 p.m. in the staff lounge. Join us with your ideas!

Thu24

Families are invited to attend Levan Scott Academy’s annual Title I Family Night - Math Tricks and Treats! Students and families are invited to dress up in costumes and visit classrooms to complete grade-specific math games to collect Halloween treats. Attendees will receive free books and enjoy light refreshments. The event starts at 4:30 p.m.

Thu24

Students from schools throughout the District will have the opportunity to hear and sing with Tony and Grammy Award-winning singer Heather Headley, a graduate of Northrop High School. Students will travel to the Boys & Girls Club for a special event at 10:15 a.m. Heather will work with the choir students selected to attend.

Fri25

Indian Village students will learn about and apply their knowledge of outdoor safety rules when they visit Safety Village at 9:15 a.m. They will follow up writing and/or drawing about what they learned.

Fri25

Special Education students from Indian Village will visit Steele Farms in Decatur at 9:45 a.m. Students will tour the farm and learn about the farm and farm animals. They will also visit the pumpkin patch maze and straw mountain.

Fri25

Shambaugh students and staff will wear their favorite Shambaugh shirts to show their school spirit. They will also enjoy popcorn day.

Fri25

Shambaugh staff and students will participate in the Fall Harvest classroom party and activities at 2 p.m.

Mon28

New Tech Academy at Wayne High School will host a Mayoral Town Hall from 2:20-4 p.m. Students in New Tech government courses have prepared questions to ask Mayor Tom Henry and Mayoral Candidate Tim Smith. The candidates will be able to respond in a town hall format.

Wed30

Harris kindergarten students will visit Kurtz Pumpkin Farm at 9:15 a.m. to learn about the life cycle of plants. Students will also discuss the life cycle of a pumpkin, corn and gourds. The children will be able to pick a pumpkin to take home.

Wed30

Harris second grade students will visit Science Central at 9:15 a.m. to participate in the Wild Weather demonstration and learn about the weather.

Thu31

The cat is out of the bag! Haley Elementary is having Dress Like an Idiom Day! Students will search for clever ideas to be sure their costumes hit the nail on the head.

Thu31

The Snider High School Fine Arts Department will present the Ball State University Jazz Ensemble directed by Mark Buselli with guest artist, Steve Davis, in concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Snider High School Auditorium, 4600 Fairlawn Pass. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are available at the door. Steve Davis is an amazing trombonist who has performed with Art Blakey and Chick Corea. Mr. Davis will present a free clinic with members of the Ball State University Jazz Faculty at 4:30 p.m. in the Snider High School Band Room. The clinic is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kevin Klee, Director of Bands at Snider High School, at (260) 467-4651 or e-mail: Kevin.Klee@fwcs.k12.in.us.

Thu31

Whitney Young Early Childhood Center kindergarten students will travel to the Helen P. Brown Natatorium at 9 a.m. each Thursday for six weeks. Students will learn water safety and how to swim.

Fri01

Indian Village classrooms will have Fall Harvest parties outdoors throughout the day. Activities will include music, games, s’mores and more! Students may wear jeans on this day with a uniform shirt.

Thu07

Harris Special Education students will visit the Helen P. Brown Natatorium for swim lessons at 11:15 a.m. This is a six-week program for students.

Thu07

Weisser Park Elementary will host Focus On Health, sponsored by Parkview Health. From 8:45 a.m.-noon, there will be health stations set up in the gym, and there will be 20-minute Hazards in the Home station by the Fort Wayne Fire Department.