FWCS unveils district news on TV! - September 02, 2005

Record Number: 1709
Displayed from: Sep 02, 2005 , until: Sep 26, 2005

Fort Wayne Community News will begin showing a district TV program Tuesday. Emphasis on FWCS features a 15-20 minute interview with moderator Elizabeth Nulf MacDonald, former 21 Alive anchor and now South Side High School English teacher. There will also be a segment with news about the district called "What's Happening at FWCS," with PIO Debbie Morgan. Emphasis will be shown on LTV-54, Comcast Channel 54 beginning Sept. 6 and will air Tuesdays at 9 p.m.; Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. and Sundays at 8 p.m. The first interview topic is a timely one ISTEP testing, which begins Sept. 19. John Kline, director of School Improvement Systems, is the featured guest. A show will run for three weeks, then be replaced by a new one. LTV-54 Coordinator Tim Moriarty is director and associate producer; Morgan is producer.

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.