FWCS News Headlines for Current School 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

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)


FWCS Transition Day Set for Kindergarten, Sixth-, Ninth-Graders (Tuesday, July 28, 2020)

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


FWCS Announces Return to Learn Overview (Wednesday, July 15, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools will offer parents options as students Return to Learn for the (read full article)


FWCS Online Registration Ends Friday (Monday, July 13, 2020)

Parents of Fort Wayne Community Schools students are encouraged to register their children for (read full article)


FWCS Continues Providing Meals for Students Through July (Thursday, July 09, 2020)

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


Retirement Send-off Planned for Dr. Robinson (Wednesday, June 17, 2020)

Friends, co-workers, former students and others are invited to wish Superintendent Dr. Wendy (read full article)


FWCS Board Accepting Applications for New Board Member (Tuesday, June 16, 2020)

Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees is seeking applicants for the open (read full article)


FWCS Board Approves Lease for STEAM School at Electric Works (Tuesday, June 09, 2020)

The Fort Wayne Community Schools’ board approved a 10-year lease for the development of a (read full article)


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)