Kindergarten orientation dates set - February 15, 2006

Record Number: 2151
Displayed from: Feb 15, 2006 , until: May 19, 2006

It's a rite of spring as hundreds of parents check out the school their child will be attending as a kindergartner in the fall! Below is a listing of the dates and times for each of Fort Wayne Community Schools' 34 elementary buildings. Parents and their children are invited. Parents should bring a copy of their kindergartner-to-be's birth certificate and current immunization records. Please call the child's school if you have specific questions. School Phone Date and time Abbett 467-5800 May 4, 9:30 a.m. Adams 467-5850 May 3, 1 p.m. Arlington 425-7310 May 5, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Bloomingdale 425-7317 April 26, 3:45- 4:45 p.m. Brentwood 425-7320 April 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Bunche 425-7323 May 8, 9, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Croninger 425-7326 May 10, 1:15 p.m. Fairfield 467-5900 May 10, 9:30 a.m. Forest Park 425-7333 April 11, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Franke Park 425-7336 April 19, 6:30-8 p.m. Glenwood Park 425-7347 May 4, 10-11 a.m. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Haley 425-7350 April 26, 6:30 p.m. Harris 425-7353 April 20, 6:30-8 p.m. Harrison Hill 425-7356 April 25, 5-6 p.m. Holland 425-7364 April 25, 6:30 p.m. Indian Village 425-7368 April 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Irwin 425-7371 May 17, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Lincoln 425-7401 April 25, 6 p.m. Lindley 425-7404 May 4, 6:30 p.m. Maplewood 425-7407 April 11, 10 a.m. Nebraska 467-8000 May 4, 6:30 p.m. Northcrest 425-7421 May 10, 6:30 p.m. Pleasant Center 425-7428 May 4, 6:30 p.m. Price 425-7435 April 25, 6 p.m. St. Joseph Central 425-7441 May 2, 6 p.m. Scott 467-8050 May 4, 1-2 p.m. Shambaugh 425-7444 April 25, 6:30 p.m. South Wayne 467-8100 May 25, 10 a.m.-noon Study 467-8500 April 27, 1:30 p.m. Towles 467-4300 May 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Washington 467-8150 April 26, 1:30 p.m. Washington Center 425-7477 April 19, 7 p.m. Waynedale 425-7480 May 4, 10 a.m.
Whitney Young Early Childhood Center 467-8950 Kindergarten Friday, May 12 - 10-11 a.m.. - Kindergarten orientation for the children who currently attend morning pre-k at Whitney Young. Parents are encouraged to join their children for this hour. Friday, May 12 - 1:30-2:30 p.m. - Kindergarten orientation for the children who currently attend afternoon pre-k at Whitney Young. Parents are encouraged to join their children for this hour. Incoming kindergarten children accepted through the April 19 lottery and their parents will have the option of attending either session. Both sessions will include a brief parent meeting with the principal, case manager and school nurse. Pre-Kindergarten Thursday, May 18 - 1-2:30 p.m. - Pre-K orientation for those children who will be attending afternoon Pre-K during the 2006-07 school year. Parents are encouraged to bring their children and join in a parent meeting while the children explore the pre-k classroom. Friday, May 19 - 9:30-11 a.m. - Pre-K orientation for those children who will be attending morning Pre-K during the 2006-07 school year. Parents are encouraged to bring their children and join in a parent meeting while the children explore the pre-k classroom.

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.