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The East Allen County Schools, Southwest Allen County Schools and Northwest Allen County Schools districts are receiving roughly $400,000 in state grant money to provide connectivity to students attending school remotely while not having access to broadband internet. The money will aid in th… Read more

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Fort Wayne Community Schools students at all grade levels will attend school remotely on Wednesdays in September, the district announced Friday. The decision was made in order to allow additional learning and planning time for teachers, according to a letter FWCS Superintendent Mark Daniel s… Read more

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Parents of Fort Wayne Community Schools students will have until Wednesday, July 29, to decide whether they will send their children to school buildings for in-person instruction or opt for remote learning this fall. The district will provide in-school learning five days a week for elementar… Read more

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July 6 marked a reopening for summer activities at schools throughout Allen County — the first time students have stepped foot on many school properties since COVID-19 effectively ended in-person academics in March. However, fall reentry plans are still a moving target. Read more

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There was no playing of “Pomp and Circumstance” and no handing out of diplomas, but the Indiana Black Expo Fort Wayne Chapter’s virtual graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 27, was heavy on sound advice for graduates, provided by some of Fort Wayne’s most renowned leaders. Read more

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Wendy Robinson’s only goal June 30 was to not let her emotions get the better of her. But, after 47 years of service to Fort Wayne Community Schools, it was hard to finally say goodbye to the district in which she’s spent most of her life. Read more

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Seniors missing out on important life events has been the theme of the past couple months for schools across the region. As the COVID-19 virus swept across the globe, teens had to come to grips with a reality that didn’t include spring break, graduation ceremonies or spring sporting events. Read more

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It could be mid-July before Northwest Allen County Schools parents know whether or not their children will return to their school buildings this fall. During a June 8 meeting of the NACS Board of School Trustees, Superintendent Chris Himsel said it could even be early August before he has an… Read more

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Like everything school related in 2020, Fort Wayne Community Schools graduations were far from ordinary. But, seniors in the district’s five high schools were still afforded one more opportunity to come together in person — albeit with the now-familiar social distancing in place. Read more

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Although he’s cleaning out his classroom, Rollie Clements still plans to return for the Carroll High School boys soccer team’s 2020-21 season after two of the most successful campaigns in his two decades as the Chargers’ head coach. Read more

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Fire truck sirens blared in the lead of a parade of 89 decorated vehicles. Members of the 2020 Leo High School senior class wound its way Friday evening from the school through area neighborhoods to the cheers of watching supporters along the route. May 29 was chosen for the parade because i… Read more

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It’s still unclear whether high school extracurricular activities will resume in the fall. However, even if Gov. Eric Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana plan goes according to schedule through the target reopening date of July 4, Parkview Health officials don’t expect sporting events to look th… Read more

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Patrick Frerking just finished his first school year as principal of a Fort Wayne Concordia Lutheran High School navigating a global pandemic, but he’s a seasoned veteran when it comes to weathering infectious diseases within a school community. Having taught in countries across Asia for nea… Read more

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Northeast Indiana school districts are adding to their superintendents’ powers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 23, both Northwest Allen County Schools and Fort Wayne Community Schools approved resolutions to allow their respective superintendents to take certain actions in the event of … Read more

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HUNTERTOWN — Perry Hill Elementary School students made community service a “shoe thing” during the month of February. The school’s Ambassadors, a group of fourth- and fifth-grade students selected by their teachers to participate in training for leadership and community service, conducted a… Read more

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Fort Wayne Community Schools planned to provide free meals for children beginning Tuesday, in an effort to feed those who are missing out on school meals during the current COVID-19 closures. Meals are available for all children, regardless of the school they attend, through high school ages… Read more

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Northrop High School will host a half-dozen jazz groups at the 31st annual Barry A. Ashton Jazz Festival on Saturday, March 14. Admission is $7. Northrop is at 7001 Coldwater Road, Fort Wayne. Read more