Wayne Kicks off 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Displayed from: Aug 06, 2021 , until: Oct 06, 2021

Wayne High School celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and will kick off the celebration with an open house from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14. The open house will allow alumni and others who are interested a chance to see the high school as it has been since opening in 1971 before renovations begin in January.

Visitors will be able to tour the building, record memories and share high school stories and enjoy light refreshments.

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.