FWCS hosts community meetings to discuss facility plan - October 24, 2011
Record Number: 8120
Displayed from: Oct 24, 2011 , until: Nov 10, 2011
Fort Wayne Community Schools will host four community meetings to discuss the development of a long-range plan to address the district's facility needs. The meetings are open to the public and will include a presentation on the needs of the district's aging buildings as well as opportunities to hear from community members. The meetings will be held on: • Tuesday, Nov. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at Memorial Park Middle School, 2200 Maumee Ave. • Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. at Northrop High School, 7001 Coldwater Road • Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Harrison Hill Elementary School, 355 Cornell Circle • Thursday, Nov. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Snider High School, 4600 Fairlawn Pass For additional information on the Strong Schools, Strong Community initiative, including important upcoming dates, a video of the facility needs and presentations to the FWCS Board of School Trustees, visit www.fwcs.k12.in.us/facility_planning.php.
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.