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2020-2021 News Headlines

In-School Registration July 30, Aug. 2 (Friday, July 16, 2021)

In-school registration for the 2021-22 school year will be held Friday, July 30, and Monday, (read full article)


Transition Day Scheduled Aug. 3 (Friday, July 16, 2021)

Students entering kindergarten and sixth and ninth grades in Fort Wayne Community Schools will (read full article)


Day of Caring Comes to FWCS Thursday (Monday, July 12, 2021)

Volunteers will clean, paint and spruce up the landscaping at 13 Fort Wayne Community Schools (read full article)



Administrative Appointments Approved (Wednesday, June 23, 2021)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, June 14, approved several (read full article)


Super Shot Offers FWCS High School Students Chance at $500 (Thursday, June 10, 2021)

Super Shot is partnering with Fort Wayne Community Schools to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to (read full article)


FWCS Celebrates the Class of 2021 (Tuesday, June 01, 2021)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will celebrate commencement Thursday, June 3, Friday, June 4, and (read full article)


Virtual Academy Lottery Open (Tuesday, June 01, 2021)

Lottery applications are now being accepted for those interested in attending the Fort Wayne (read full article)


FWCS Summer Meals Begin Tuesday (Thursday, May 27, 2021)

Fort Wayne Community Schools is again sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program for Children (read full article)


FWCS Celebrates 2,717 Years of Service by 103 Retirees (Wednesday, May 26, 2021)

As the 2020-21 school year comes to an end, Fort Wayne Community Schools says good-bye to 103 (read full article)


New Administrators Approved for 2021-22 School Year (Monday, May 24, 2021)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved the appointment of several (read full article)


FWCS Names Elementary, Secondary Teachers of the Year (Monday, May 17, 2021)

Nikki Fultz, fourth-grade teacher at Waynedale Elementary School, and Tia McFarthing, (read full article)


St. Joseph Central Students Ready for Bike to School Day (Tuesday, May 04, 2021)

Students at St. Joseph Central Elementary, 6341 St. Joe Center Road, will ride to school (read full article)


FWCS to Open Virtual Academy (Monday, May 03, 2021)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will launch the Fort Wayne Virtual Academy in the fall, an online (read full article)


Middle Schools Welcome Incoming Sixth-Graders (Tuesday, April 27, 2021)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ middle schools will welcome soon-to-be sixth-graders and (read full article)


FWCS Makes Plans for Graduation, Prom (Tuesday, March 30, 2021)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ five high schools will celebrate the Class of 2021 with (read full article)


FWCS Adjusts In-Person Schedules for ILEARN Testing in April (Thursday, March 18, 2021)

Next month, all students in grades 3-8 will be required to take ILEARN, the state’s (read full article)


Registration for Pre-K and Kindergarten Students Opens March 3 (Tuesday, March 02, 2021)

Fort Wayne Community Schools opens online registration for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten (read full article)


High Schools Welcome Class of 2025 (Monday, February 15, 2021)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ five high schools will welcome members of the Class of 2025 (read full article)


Snider Hosts 30th Annual Nicholas Jazz Festival (Tuesday, February 09, 2021)

Twenty-three high school and middle school bands will compete for top honors Saturday, Feb. 13, (read full article)


New Parent Support Website (Monday, February 01, 2021)

On Monday, Feb. 1 Fort Wayne Community Schools will launch a new website for parents, providing (read full article)


FWCS Welcomes Fans Back to Athletic Events (Wednesday, January 27, 2021)

Fort Wayne Community Schools announced today that fans can return to FWCS-hosted high school (read full article)


FWCS to Transfer Ward Building to Neighborhood Health (Wednesday, January 06, 2021)

Fort Wayne Community Schools announced today its intent to transfer the former L.C. Ward (read full article)


Lincoln Elementary Going Remote Dec. 10-17 (Tuesday, December 08, 2020)

Because of a significant number of staff absences, all Lincoln Elementary School students will (read full article)


FWCS High Schools Moving to Remote Learning (Wednesday, November 18, 2020)

Because of high community spread of COVID-19 in Allen County and the impact it is having on (read full article)


Career Academy Offers Free Grab & Go Meal for Thanksgiving (Monday, November 16, 2020)

The FWCS Career Academy Culinary Arts program will celebrate Thanksgiving by offering a free (read full article)


FWCS Board Accepting Applications for District 3 Board Member (Wednesday, November 11, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees is seeking applicants for the soon-to-be (read full article)


FWCS Students Honor Veterans Day (Monday, November 09, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will honor and celebrate Veterans Day – primarily remotely (read full article)


SAC Cancels Holiday Tournament (Wednesday, October 14, 2020)

The members of the Summit Athletic Conference (SAC) announced today the cancellation of the (read full article)


FWCS Students to Participate in Walk to School Day (Tuesday, October 06, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will celebrate National Walk to School Day this week.

At (read full article)


Snider Launches Esports Team (Friday, September 25, 2020)

Snider High School has developed the area’s first high school esports program, beginning (read full article)


FWCS Budget Remains Flat for 2021 with Cautious Future Outlook (Friday, September 25, 2020)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. (read full article)


New Tech Academy at Wayne Celebrates National Award (Thursday, September 10, 2020)

New Tech Academy at Wayne High School will celebrate a national honor it received at a surprise (read full article)


New FWCS Buses Equipped with Stop Arm Cameras (Monday, August 10, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will start the 2020-21 school year with 29 school buses equipped (read full article)