First Day of School

FWCS Superintendent Wendy Robinson talks about the first day of school.

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First day of school not easy on moms, either

Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Rosario Escobedo kisses her son, Joshua, 5, before his first day of kindergarten at Holland Elementary School on Monday, the first day of classes for Fort Wayne Community Schools. Joshua and Escobedo’s 9-year-old son Sebastian, left, a fourth-grader, rode the bus to school, but their mom met them at school to make sure they arrived safely.