Zumbathon to support FWCS' Study Connection - February 08, 2011

Record Number: 7140
Displayed from: Feb 07, 2011 , until: Mar 12, 2011

Thirteen Zumba instructors will lead participants for two hours of dancing, sweating and lots of fun in support of Fort Wayne Community Schools' Study Connection on Saturday, March 12. Zumba is the latest exercise craze, combining Latin dancing with a cardiovascular workout. From 1-3 p.m. at North Side High School, the instructors will lead the participants, with each instructor introducing their own flair to the exercise. From noon-1 p.m., participants can register and visit vendor booths to sign up for prizes. Registration can be done online at www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/74127/SMUCalendar. The cost to participate in the fundraiser is $20 with a T-shirt and $15 without a T-shirt. Proceeds benefit Study Connection, Fort Wayne Community Schools' after-school tutoring program partnering students with employees at businesses and organizations throughout the community. To learn more, visit www.studyconnection.org.

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.