The school day may end, but the learning doesn't.... - October 25, 2005

Record Number: 1843
Displayed from: Oct 24, 2005 , until: Nov 06, 2005

Students at Brentwood Elementary School have opportunities to learn and have fun nearly every day after the school day ends. Daily events are: * Baton twirling from 3:30-4 p.m. Mondays. This is beginning instruction for students of all grade levels. * Dance for third- through fifth-graders from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The sessions expose students to various forms of dance. * Project Reads from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays is a tutoring program created to help students in kindergarten through third-grade who are below reading level. Several of the tutors are North Side High School students! * Hockey from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursdays. Brentwood teacher Jeff Barney teaches students basic floor hockey skills and rules. * Art Club for all ages from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursdays taught by Brentwood art teacher Troy Ganser. So far, there are 81 students participating in the club! Social involvement is the theme, so students are creating cards and cheer bags for patients at Riley Children's Hospital; thank you cards for our troops, a Say No To Drugs banner and a mastodon that holds nearly 100 thumb prints from Brentwood. * Dance for first- and second-graders from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Fridays. Students learn various forms of dance. All events take place at the school, 3710 Stafford Dr. For information, contact John Key, administrative intern, 425-7320.


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.