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Schools

  • Marching bands
    Northrop, East Noble, Bishop Dwenger, Concordia, Adams Central and Heritage took home honors Saturday following a high school marching band contest at DeKalb High School.
  • Northcrest students get vision tests
    Nearly 200 first-, third- and fifth-graders at Northcrest Elementary got their eyes checked with the flash of a laser wand Wednesday.
  • Enrollments rising at private colleges
    With an aggressive and new array of offerings and programs, local private universities and colleges are boosting enrollments this year, while public schools are in a slump.
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By Ben Mikesell
Lane Middle School's Aimee Schaefer cheers with other staff members on Thursday at the Memorial Coliseum to kick off the 2014-2015 school year.

FWCS celebrates the start of a new year

Photo by Ben Mikesell
Mark GiaQuinta, President and member of the Fort Wayne Community Schools board, talks to FWCS staff Thursday at the Memorial Coliseum to kick off the 2014-2015 school year.
Photo by Ben Mikesell
Fort Wayne Community Schools superintendent Wendy Robinson talks to staff members from every FWCS school on Thursday at the Memorial Coliseum to kick off the 2014-2015 school year.

Fort Wayne Community Schools staff kicked off the 2014-2015 school year this morning at the Memorial Coliseum.

Among the speakers at the event were Fort Wayne Community Schools President and board member Mark GiaQuinta and superintendent Wendy Robinson.

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