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PORTRAIT OF A GRADUATE

From the moment students enter FWCS, they will see themselves in the Portrait of an Explorer (elementary), Portrait of a Connector (middle school) and Portrait of a Graduate (high school). These posters are displayed in all of our schools and were developed by more than 200 educators, parents, students and community leaders. The keys to success feature the skills, traits and knowledge a student graduating from FWCS should have to be successful in a career in Northeast Indiana.

Download the full posters below, to see them in more detail.

Portrait of an Explorer

Portrait of a Connector

Portrait of a Graduate

The portrait of a graduate posters hanging in our schools,
The portrait of an explorer posters hanging in our schools,
The portrait of a connector poster hanging in our schools

Fort Wayne Community Schools educates all students to high standards enabling them to become productive, responsible citizens.

PORTRAIT OF AN EXPLORER

Keys to Success

GROWING

Explorers are practicing responsibility and independence to contribute to their classroom.

EXPLORING

Explorers are learning more about their skills and abilities and how to express their emotions.

LEARNING

Explorers are experiencing the knowledge and skills needed to GROWING be successful.

CONNECTING

Explorers are connecting to their peers, their school and their neighborhood.


PORTRAIT OF A CONNECTOR

Keys to Success

DEVELOPING

Learners are developing the success skills and mindset needed to contribute to society.

PLANNING

Learners are planning for their futures by learning more about careers and post-secondary opportunities.

LEARNING

Learners are gaining the knowledge and skills needed to be successful.

CONNECTING

Learners are connecting to their peers, their school and the community.


PORTRAIT OF A GRADUATE

Keys to Success

SKILLED

Graduates possess the success skills and mindset to contribute to society.

EXPERIENCED

Graduates are ready for their futures with a post-secondary or career plan.

PREPARED

Graduates are prepared with the core competencies, knowledge and skills needed to be successful.

CONNECTED

Graduates are connected to their peers, the community and employers.