MEDIA ADVISORY - October 06, 2006

Record Number: 2652
Displayed from: Oct 06, 2006 , until: Oct 08, 2006

Towles Intermediate School will hold an Open House from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 8 at the school, 420 E. Paulding Road. Superintendent Dr. Wendy Robinson will speak during a dedication ceremony to be held at 2:30 p.m. Members of the family of the late Jeff H. Towles, the first African-American to serve as FWCS Board of School Trustees president, will be present at the event. Students will perform. The public is invited to visit the school and see the new Geyer Memorial Wing featuring the former middle school's trophies, mural and more. Free admission and refreshments. Media are invited.

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.