FWCS News Headlines for Current School Year

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

Students Compete in Robotics State Qualifying Competition (Thursday, February 02, 2023)

Elementary students at Fort Wayne Community Schools are competing for a chance to show off (read full article)


FWCS Construction Trades SkillsUSA Competition (Wednesday, February 01, 2023)

Students in the Fort Wayne Community Schools Construction Trades programs will soon be using (read full article)


2023-24 FWCS School Choice Lottery Returns In-person (Tuesday, January 31, 2023)

FWCS parents who submitted a school choice lottery application by the Jan. 13 deadline are (read full article)


FWCS Hosts Freshman Orientation (Tuesday, January 31, 2023)

Welcome Class of 2027!  Fort Wayne Community Schools’ five high schools are hosting (read full article)


FWCS Returns to Two-Tier Schedule (Monday, January 23, 2023)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will operate on a two-tier schedule beginning with the 2023-24 (read full article)


FWCS Receives $1 Million Grant for New Development (Monday, December 19, 2022)

Indiana University Health Foundation presented a $1 million grant to the Fort Wayne Community (read full article)


FWCS Career Academy Continues Fruit Sale Tradition (Tuesday, December 13, 2022)

The 33rd Annual FWCS Career Academy fruit sale at the Bill C. Anthis Center begins (read full article)


Parents, Caregivers Invited to Learn Better Ways to Communicate with Children (Monday, December 12, 2022)

Fort Wayne Community Schools welcomes Dr. Lori Desautels, an Assistant Professor at Butler (read full article)


Santa Returns to North Side for Christmas Party for Kids Surviving Cancer (Thursday, December 01, 2022)

It’s not the North Pole, but instead North Side High School that is spreading holiday (read full article)


Chicago Cub Visits Franke Park Elementary (Thursday, December 01, 2022)

A Franke Park alumnus and Fort Wayne Community Schools graduate is returning from the big (read full article)


FWCS 3DE Students Make Pitch for Parkview Clinic Innovation (Tuesday, November 29, 2022)

Freshman at Snider High School and North Side High School are taking their ideas for innovating (read full article)


FWCS Career Academy Hosts 4th Annual Give Back Thanksgiving (Friday, November 18, 2022)

Fort Wayne Community Schools students are once again cooking up a Thanksgiving feast for those (read full article)


Construction Trades Students Building New HVAC/Sheet Metal Lab (Thursday, November 17, 2022)

Construction Trades students are putting their skills to work and renovating a space that will (read full article)


It's Turkey Time at Harrison HIll Elementary (Thursday, November 17, 2022)

It’s more than just a turkey call competition! It’s the 35th annual (read full article)


Parkview Health Providing Safe Sleep Education to FWCS Students (Tuesday, November 15, 2022)

In an effort to educate more caregivers on the importance of safe sleep for infants, Parkview (read full article)


Families Encouraged to Visit FWCS Buildings During Tuesday Tours (Friday, November 11, 2022)

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


FWCS Students Remember Veterans Day (Wednesday, November 09, 2022)

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


Reconnect with Us! Showcase is Back and Full of Opportunities (Wednesday, November 09, 2022)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will host Showcase from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at (read full article)


FWCS Invites Feedback on School Hours (Monday, November 07, 2022)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will host a series of meetings this month to gather feedback on a (read full article)


North Side Kicks Off FIRST Indiana Robotics Team (Friday, October 28, 2022)

North Side High School will host a FIRST Indiana Robotics kick-off event Tuesday, Nov. 1, from (read full article)


Community Members Take Leadership Role in Principal for a Day (Wednesday, October 12, 2022)
Fort Wayne Community Schools welcomes 54 community members into our schools to serve as guest (read full article)

Walk to School Day Expands to 10 FWCS Buildings (Monday, October 10, 2022)
Fort Wayne Community Schools will celebrate National Walk to School Day Wednesday, Oct. 12, with 10 (read full article)

FWCS Board Approves Director of Communication, Marketing (Monday, September 26, 2022)
The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, Sept. 26, approved a new (read full article)

Croninger Elementary Named 2022 National Blue Ribbon School (Sunday, September 25, 2022)
Croninger Elementary School is one of 297 schools in the nation to be named a National Blue Ribbon (read full article)

FWCS, Weigand Break Ground on Levan Scott Academy Addition (Wednesday, September 14, 2022)
Students from Levan Scott Academy, 950 E. Fairfax Ave., helped break ground Wednesday, Sept. 14, on (read full article)

Superintendent Dr. Mark Daniel Speaks at North American Feuerstein Conference (Wednesday, September 07, 2022)
Fort Wayne Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Daniel will speak Thursday, Sept. 8, at the (read full article)

FWCS Board Approves Miami Middle School Principal (Tuesday, August 30, 2022)
The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, Aug. 22, approved a new (read full article)

FWCS Increases Pay for Long-term, Certified Substitute Teachers (Tuesday, August 30, 2022)
Fort Wayne Community Schools is increasing the daily rate paid to substitute teachers who have a (read full article)

Study Connection Kicks Off 34th Year (Tuesday, August 30, 2022)
Study Connection celebrated its 34th year of helping students with the return of the Annual (read full article)

Schools Celebrate New School Year with Back-to-School Nights (Wednesday, August 03, 2022)

Schools are hosting Back-to-School Nights for families in all Fort Wayne Community Schools (read full article)


K, 6th-, 9th-Grade Students Get Head Start (Sunday, July 31, 2022)

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


Amp Lab Welcomes Community to Open House (Sunday, July 31, 2022)

Amp Lab at Electric Works will open its door to students for the 2022-23 school year on (read full article)


In-Person Registration Begins Friday for 2022-23 School Year (Tuesday, July 26, 2022)

In-school registration for the 2022-23 school year will be held Friday, July 29, and Monday, (read full article)


FWCS Board Approves Two Administrative Appointments (Monday, July 25, 2022)

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


FWCS Approves First Corporate Sponsorship at Amp Lab (Monday, July 25, 2022)

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


IgnitED Conference Encourages Using Technology in Teaching (Sunday, July 24, 2022)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ second ignitED conference takes place from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (read full article)


Volunteers Spruce Up FWCS Buildings During Day of Caring (Tuesday, July 12, 2022)

Volunteers will clean, paint and spruce up the landscaping at 11 Fort Wayne Community Schools (read full article)


Nutrition Services Hosts Job Fair July 8 (Thursday, June 23, 2022)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will host a Nutrition Services Job Fair from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, (read full article)