Fort Wayne Community Schools - In Our Schools Today

Fort Wayne Community Schools - In Our Schools Today

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.

Sat23

Fort Wayne Community Schools will host the Music in Our Schools Month Concert Festival Saturday, March 23, at Wayne High School. The festival features a full day of concerts to highlight the great music education taking place in FWCS.

9 a.m. - Memorial Park Middle School 7th & 8th Grade Jazz Combos
9:20 a.m. - Weisser Park Elementary Concert Band
9:40 a.m. - Kekionga Middle School Steel Drums
10 a.m. - South Side High School Jazz Combo
10:20 a.m. - Intermission/Instrumental¬Ě Recognitions
10:40 a.m. - Shawnee Middle School Advanced Concert Band
11 a.m. - Jefferson Middle School Jazz Band
11:20 a.m. - Northrop High School Advanced Concert Band
11:40 a.m. - Northwood Middle School Advanced Concert Band
Noon - Lakeside Middle School Advanced Strings
12:20 p.m. - Lunch Break
12:40 p.m. - Middle School All City Orchestra
1 p.m. - Blackhawk Middle School 7th & 8th Grade Strings
1:20 p.m. - Lane Middle School Advanced Strings
1:40 p.m. - Snider High School Chamber Strings
2 p.m. - Lane Middle School Saxophone Ensemble
2:20 p.m. - Lane Middle School Jazz Ensemble
2:40 p.m. - Snider High School Wind Machine Jazz Band
3 p.m. - Portage Middle School 7th & 8th Grade Advanced Concert Band
3:20 p.m. - Towles Intermediate School 7th & 8th Grade Advanced Concert Band
3:40 p.m. - Wayne High School Jazz Band
4 p.m. - Intermission
4:20 p.m. - Kekionga Middle School Choir
4:40 p.m. - Wayne High School Concert Choir

Mon25

Whitney Young Early Childhood Center will have Spring Picture Day starting at 9 a.m.

Mon25

Irwin Elementary third-graders will visit Safety Village at 9:15 a.m. for the Survive Alive Presentation.

Mon25

Shambaugh Elementary will have spirit days to support Riley Children’s Foundation March 25-29. Staff and students will participate in various spirit activities, as well as raise money to donate to Riley Children’s Foundation. If the school raises $1 for each student, it will be a Red Wagon School and will help the District become a Red Wagon District.

Tue26

Irwin Elementary is collecting new and used wearable shoes for the Angel Bins Shoe Drive March 18-29. Irwin will collect matching pairs of shoes that are still be in wearable condition. Shoes can be sent in with students or dropped off at the school office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Tue26

Irwin Elementary third-graders will visit Safety Village at 9:15 a.m. for the Survive Alive presentation.

Wed27

Abbett Elementary invites all students and their families to a sports-themed math event from 6-7:30 p.m. Students and their families are encouraged to wear their favorite jersey and play sports-themed math games. All who attend will receive a book and math take-home activities. Light refreshments will be served.

Wed27

Harris Elementary fourth-grade students will touring History Center at 9:15 a.m. to learn about the history of Northeast Indiana and Fort Wayne. Students will tour the museum and participate in a treasure hunt involving the displays. Following the tour of the History Center, students will visit the Allen County Courthouse for a tour of the historic structure.

Wed27

The Shambaugh Elementary PTA meets at 6 p.m. in the staff lounge.

Wed27

Dr. Michelle Drouin of Purdue Fort Wayne will talk to students during the day about appropriate and inappropriate use of technology. Parents are welcome to attend a presentation at 7 p.m. in the Snider auditorium on the same topic. Dr. Drouin focuses on some of the harm that can come from inappropriate use of technology while providing families with the tools they need to use technology in a healthy way. She provides practical advice focusing on the “Golden Rules for Digital Parenting" and the recent guidelines provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Parents and educators will leave this talk with a greater understanding of the potential perils (and benefits) of children’s technology use and be armed with immediately-implementable strategies to help demystify parenting in the digital age. Additional information on Dr. Drouin can be found at http://drmichelledrouin.com.

Wed27

Students from throughout the District will attend the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Young People’s Concert at 10 a.m. Students have prepared for the concert by listening to music and singing.

Thu28

Harris Elementary fifth-grade students will travel to the Embassy Theatre at 9:30 a.m. to attend a performance of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.

Fri29

Harris Elementary Special Education students will go bowling at 9:45 a.m. Some students will bowl at Georgetown Entertainment with others bowling at Crazy Pins Bowling.

Fri29

Shambaugh Elementary students and staff will show their school spirit by wearing Shambaugh shirts and enjoying popcorn for Shambaugh’s Popcorn and Spirit Day.

Fri29

Irwin Elementary is collecting new and used wearable shoes for the Angel Bins Shoe Drive March 18-29. Irwin will collect matching pairs of shoes that are still be in wearable condition. Shoes can be sent in with students or dropped off at the school office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Fri29

Memorial Park Middle School sixth-graders will learn what it is like to live on as little as $1 per day. Special guest speaker David Radcliff will discuss poverty in a presentation at 7:30 a.m. He will specifically focus on how people around the world survive on as little as $3 per day, and some on as little as $1 per day.

Mon08

Irwin Elementary PTA meets from 6-8 p.m. in the gym.

Mon08

Irwin Elementary PTA meets from 6-8 p.m. in the gym.

Wed10

The Haley Elementary PTA will meet at 3:30 p.m.

Thu11

Haley Elementary School is having a fundraiser to support students and families in need. Proceeds from this event will support purchasing items such as clothing, food and household needs, as well as promoting positive behavior in our school. The event is open to the community from 3-9 p.m. at Chuck E. Cheese. Simply mention Haley Elementary School and 20% of the proceeds will come back to Haley to support our students.

Tue23

Harris second-grade students will visit the Fort Wayne Museum of Art at 9:30 a.m. to observe various art exhibits to expand their understanding of art history.

Wed01

The Haley Elementary PTA will meet at 3:30 p.m.