Schools celebrate student milestones - May 20, 2008
Record Number: 4195
Displayed from: May 20, 2008 , until: Jun 03, 2008
Students across the Fort Wayne Community Schools district will be recognized over the next two weeks for reaching a milestone in their educational careers – finishing their elementary school years or their middle school years. Schools will say good-bye to their fifth- and eighth-graders in recognition, culmination and award ceremonies. The ceremonies honor the work the students have accomplished in their current schools and celebrate the good things to come in their new schools. Several include punch and cookie receptions. Following is a list of the ceremonies happening before the end of the school year. All events are at the school unless otherwise listed. Wednesday, May 21 • Northwood Middle School, 8:10 a.m. • Harris Elementary, 7 p.m., at Snider High School Friday, May 23 • Indian Village Elementary, 1:30 p.m. • Shambaugh Elementary, 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 27 • Forest Park Elementary, 6 p.m., at Anthis Career Center Wednesday, May 28 • Pleasant Center Elementary, 9 a.m. • Arlington Elementary, 1 p.m. • Study Elementary, 1:30 p.m. • Adams Elementary, 6 p.m. • Franke Park Elementary, 6:30 p.m. • Memorial Park Middle School, 7 p.m., at South Side High School Thursday, May 29 • Nebraska Elementary, 9:45 a.m. • South Wayne Elementary, 1 p.m. • Fairfield Elementary, 1:30 p.m. • Bloomingdale Elementary, 5 p.m. • Shawnee Middle School, 6 p.m. • Washington Elementary, 6 p.m. • Lindley Elementary, 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 30 • Abbett Elementary, 10:30 a.m. • Brentwood Elementary, 1:30 p.m. • Haley Elementary, 1:30 p.m. • Maplewood Elementary, 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 2 • Weisser Park Elementary, 9:10 a.m. • Irwin Elementary, 10:40 a.m. • Harrison Hill Elementary, 11 a.m. • Croninger Elementary, 1:30 p.m., at Faith Baptist Church (next to the school) • Glenwood Park Elementary, 10 a.m.
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.