District Status: FWCS Offices Closed through 6/14 FWCS News Headlines for Current Year

Want to know what's happening in Fort Wayne Community Schools? You've come to the right spot. This is the area to find district-wide news for the current school year. Looking for news from past years? Check out our News Archive.

Current News Headlines

Virtual Graduations to Premiere June 22-26 (Monday, June 01, 2020)

The virtual graduations created for the Fort Wayne Community Schools Class of 2020 will premiere (read full article)


FWCS Celebrates 3,362 Years of Service by 119 Retirees (Thursday, May 28, 2020)

As the 2019-20 school year comes to an end, Fort Wayne Community Schools says good-bye to 119 (read full article)


FWCS Continues Providing Meals for Students Through July (Wednesday, May 27, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will continue to provide free meals for children through June and (read full article)



FWCS names Elementary, Secondary Teachers of the Year (Thursday, May 21, 2020)

Debra Honn, third-grade teacher at Indian Village Elementary School, and Lisa Clegg, English (read full article)


FWCS High Schools to Celebrate Seniors with Graduation Parades (Thursday, May 21, 2020)

Members of the Fort Wayne Community Schools Class of 2020 will be celebrated as they receive (read full article)


FWCS Board Approves Principal Changes for 2020-21 School Year (Monday, May 11, 2020)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, May 11, approved the (read full article)


Traditional Graduation Ceremonies Canceled; Virtual Commencement Planned (Thursday, May 07, 2020)

After much consideration, Fort Wayne Community Schools has determined the traditional graduation (read full article)


Material Retrieval Days Set for May (Friday, May 01, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools students will be able to pick up items left behind when schools (read full article)


Schools Pitch in to Make Protective Gear (Thursday, April 30, 2020)

Shortly after school closed in March, Fort Wayne Community Schools located personal protective (read full article)


FWCS Provides Free Meals for Children (Wednesday, April 22, 2020)

UPDATED: 4.9.20

Fort Wayne Community Schools will provide free meals for children (read full article)




FWCS Submits Continuous Learning Plan (Friday, April 17, 2020)

Today, FWCS turned in its Continuous Learning Plan to the Indiana Department of Education and (read full article)


FWCS Approves Pandemic Preparedness Measures (Monday, March 23, 2020)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved a resolution granting the (read full article)


FWCS Closes offices March 23-April 17 (Thursday, March 19, 2020)

UPDATED 4.9.20

Fort Wayne Community Schools will close all offices March 23-April 17, (read full article)


FWCS Closes All Schools Beginning March 16 (Friday, March 13, 2020)

Effective at the end of the school day today, ALL FWCS buildings will be closed to students (read full article)


FWCS Cancels Events, Gatherings in Response to COVID-19 (Thursday, March 12, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools has canceled most events and all field trips until further notice (read full article)


Nearly 300 Students Celebrated for Education Milestone (Monday, March 02, 2020)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Adult and Continuing Education Department will celebrate the (read full article)


FWCS Brings Renowned Neuroscientist to Speak on Student Well-Being (Monday, February 17, 2020)

Dr. Jean Clinton, an internationally renowned advocate for children’s issues, will (read full article)


Registration for Pre-K and Kindergarten Students Coming Soon (Monday, February 17, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ elementary schools invite parents of students entering (read full article)


FWCS Striving to Become Red Wagon Corporation (Monday, February 10, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools is once again striving to become a Red Wagon Corporation for Riley (read full article)


High Schools Welcome Class of 2024 (Monday, February 03, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ five high schools will welcome members of the Class of 2024 (read full article)


Career Academy Students Show Talents at SkillsUSA Regional Competition (Monday, February 03, 2020)

FWCS Career Academy students studying Culinary Arts, Cosmetology, Construction Trades, Welding (read full article)


FWCS Study Connection to Host Zumbathon 2020 Fundraiser (Friday, January 17, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ Study Connection will host Zumbathon 2020 from 1-3 p.m. (read full article)


FWCS Lottery Open to Public on Friday (Wednesday, January 15, 2020)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools lottery for all grade levels will be held Friday, Jan. 17, at (read full article)


North Side Makes the Season Bright for Kids Surviving Cancer (Wednesday, November 27, 2019)

North Side High School is preparing for the 33rd annual Christmas Party for Kids (read full article)


Fruit Sale this Week at FWCS Career Academy (Wednesday, November 27, 2019)

The 30th Annual FWCS Career Academy fruit sale at the Bill C. Anthis Center begins (read full article)


Community Invited to Provide Input on Superintendent Search (Tuesday, November 26, 2019)

The public is invited to provide feedback that will be used as the Fort Wayne Community Schools (read full article)


Public Hearing Scheduled for REPAIR Proposals (Monday, November 25, 2019)

The public is invited to provide feedback during two public hearings before the Fort Wayne (read full article)


Career Academy Celebrates Thanksgiving with Free Meal (Friday, November 22, 2019)

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


FWCS Will Close Tuesday for RED for ED Day (Friday, November 15, 2019)

After careful consideration, Fort Wayne Community Schools will close schools on Tuesday, Nov. (read full article)


‘Join the Band' to Support FWCS b Instrumental Program (Wednesday, November 13, 2019)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Foundation is asking people to “Join the Band” by (read full article)


FWCS Students Honor Veterans Day (Thursday, November 07, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will honor and celebrate Veterans Day with activities and events at (read full article)


FWCS Welcomes Education Expert Michael Fullan (Monday, November 04, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools welcomes Dr. Michael Fullan, co-leader of the New Pedagogies for (read full article)


FWCS Hosts Meetings to Share REPAIR 2020 Plans (Friday, November 01, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will host four meetings in November to share plans for the third (read full article)


Families Welcomed to FWCS During Tuesday Tours (Wednesday, October 30, 2019)

Families are invited to visit Fort Wayne Community Schools’ elementary, middle and high (read full article)


FWCS Has a School For That! Learn More at the Annual Showcase (Wednesday, October 23, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will host its annual Showcase from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, (read full article)


School Bus Safety Week Begins Oct. 21 (Wednesday, October 16, 2019)

Allen County’s four public school districts are recognizing School Bus Safety Week Oct. (read full article)


Community Leaders Invited to Serve as Principal for a Day (Tuesday, October 15, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools welcomes 52 community members into our schools to serve as guest (read full article)


FWCS Board Approves Two-Year Teacher Contract (Monday, October 14, 2019)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved a two-year agreement Monday, (read full article)



Forest Park Students to Participate in Walk to School Day (Monday, September 30, 2019)

Forest Park Elementary will celebrate students who walk to school by participating in National (read full article)


FWCS Budget Declines Slightly in 2020 (Wednesday, September 11, 2019)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, Sept. 9, reviewed the (read full article)


Culinary Arts Students Launch CUBE 2.0 (Monday, September 09, 2019)

Culinary Arts students at the FWCS Career Academy will launch their business, The CUBE 2.0, (read full article)



Study Connection Kicks Off 31st Year with Annual Breakfast (Tuesday, August 20, 2019)

Study Connection will celebrate its 31st year of helping students with the Annual (read full article)


New Principal Named for Levan Scott Academy (Friday, August 16, 2019)

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


Parents Invited Back to School (Friday, August 16, 2019)

    Schools are hosting Back-to-School Nights for families in all Fort Wayne (read full article)


FWCS Kicks off New School Year with Block Party (Wednesday, August 07, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will celebrate the start of a new school year with a Back-to-School (read full article)


Allen County Schools Launch Slow. Stop. Stay. Campaign (Wednesday, August 07, 2019)

Allen County’s four public school districts, with the support of Parkview Health Trauma (read full article)


FWCS Employees Help Students Get Ready for a New Year (Monday, August 05, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ employees will pack 300 backpacks Wednesday, Aug. 7, with (read full article)


K, 6th-, 9th-Graders Get Ready for New Year during Transition Day (Thursday, August 01, 2019)

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


Bus Inspections Underway for FWCS Fleet (Friday, July 26, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools’ fleet of nearly 300 buses are getting checked from top to (read full article)


New Administrators Announced for 2019-20 School Year (Wednesday, July 24, 2019)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees approved two administrative (read full article)


In-School Registration for 2019-20 School Year Begins Friday (Wednesday, July 24, 2019)

In-school registration for the 2019-20 school year will be held Friday, July 26, and Monday, (read full article)


FWCS Presents First Technology Conference (Tuesday, July 09, 2019)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will have its first district-wide technology conference from 8:30 (read full article)


Volunteers Spruce Up FWCS Buildings During Day of Caring (Tuesday, July 09, 2019)

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


Students Explore College, Careers at New Summer Camp (Thursday, June 13, 2019)

Seventh- and eighth-graders in Fort Wayne Community Schools have the opportunity to spend a week (read full article)


FWCS Offers Summer Meals Throughout Fort Wayne (Wednesday, June 05, 2019)

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