Registration at FWCS Begins Friday

By Emma Koch

Fort Wayne Community Schools.

July 30, 2013 Updated Jul 30, 2013 at 2:15 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) -- Registration for the 2013-14 school year will be held Friday, Aug. 2, and Monday, Aug. 5, at all 49 Fort Wayne Community Schools elementary, middle and high schools.

Parents can visit their child's school from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday or from noon to 7 p.m. Monday to get ready for the new school year. Students must register at the school they will attend, even if they attended that school last year.

Parents should bring all necessary contact information, and those new to the district should bring vaccination records, birth certificates and Social Security cards for their children, as well as two forms of proof of residency.

Those not able to register during the set registration times should contact the school their child will be attending to make other arrangements. Registration is important for schools to plan for the new school year and ensure appropriate staffing levels are in place.

Many of the forms parents will need to fill out are available by clicking on the registration link at www.fortwayneschools.org. School supply lists are also available online.

With nearly 31,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is Indiana's largest school district. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 51 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.




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