Author Visits Several Schools - October 22, 2017

Record Number: 16767
Displayed from: Oct 22, 2017 , until: Dec 22, 2017

Scott Savage, the author of several novels for middle-age students, including the FarWorld and Case File series, will visit several FWCS buildings to talk with students about reading, writing, creativity and changing the world. The visits precede Savage’s book signing from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Glenbrook Square Barnes & Noble. Savage’s books are written for and target students in grades 3-8.

Savage’s schedule includes visiting:

Monday, Oct. 23

  • 9 a.m. – Blackhawk Middle School, 7200 E. State Blvd.
  • 10:30 a.m. – Croninger Elementary School, 6700 Trier Road
  • 12:30 p.m. – St. Joseph Central Elementary School, 6341 St. Joe Center Road
  • 2 p.m. – Glenwood Park Elementary School, 4501 Vance Ave.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

  • 9 a.m. – Jefferson Middle School, 5303 Wheelock Road
  • 10:30 a.m. – Shambaugh Elementary School, 5320 Rebecca St.
  • 12:30 p.m. – Arlington Elementary School, 8118 St. Joe Center Road
  • 2 p.m. – Holland Elementary School, 7000 Red Haw Drive

Wednesday, Oct. 25

  • 9 a.m. – Haley Elementary School, 2201 Maplecrest Road
  • 10:30 a.m. – Adams Elementary School, 3000 New Haven Ave.
  • 12:30 p.m. – Scott Academy, 950 E. Fairfax Ave.
  • 2 p.m. – Maplewood Elementary School, 2200 Maplewood Road

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.