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FWCS board OKs improvements | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Community Schools' plan to tackle $8.15 million in improvements at 27 buildings gains approval.

Districts face finance reality - 'it's just us' | Opinion | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Community Schools' ongoing building repair program goes before voters a third time next May when a ballot referendum seeks an additional $1 ...

Busy year ahead for FWCS as school is back in session  WANE

FWCS is back in session for the 2019-2020 school year.

What Wayne Easter Is Up To (2019-08-21)  Pop Top News

Our team has conducted some comprehensive research on Wayne Easter, current as of 2019-08-21. Wayne Easter is a politician in Prince Edward Island ...

45th youth football season underway | Sports | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

As Andrew Luck, Ezekiel Elliott and Khalil Mack were preparing for Week 1 of the NFL season, Metro Youth Sports' football league kicked off the new se ...

Two More Buckeyes Lose Black Stripes  The Ozone

Redshirt freshman walk-on quarterback Danny Vanatsky and true freshman linebacker Craig Young had their black stripes removed following practice on ...

Aliyah’s poem: award-winning and Positively Fort Wayne  WANE

A Fort Wayne student who lost her brother in an accidental shooting transformed her pain into a first place poetry award at the Indiana High School Forensic ...

Former Wayne High School player sentenced in sexual assault case | Big Ten | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

LANSING, Mich. — Former Michigan State and Wayne High School football player Auston Robertson will spend up to 10 years in prison for s ...

Teen finds her voice after brother's death | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Captivating the Wayne High School student body isn't an easy task, but one morning this spring, junior Aliyah Armstrong hushed about 1000 of her peer ...

2 freshmen engineer a winner | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Two Fort Wayne Community Schools freshmen won $1,000 for their school through the 2019 Fluor Engineering Challenge, a competition that asked students to ...

Teacher Honor Roll / Education Notebook | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

A high school science teacher whom a student described as “absolutely amazing” has been nominated for Teacher Honor Roll. Her profile follows.

FWCS eyes referendum in 2020 | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Community Schools is eyeing $133 million in capital improvements with hopes that voters will support the bulk of the work through a referendum ...

UPDATE: Wayne High School student ID'd as victim of fatal crash  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE — A Wayne High School student has died and an elementary student is hospitalized after a fatal two-vehicle crash on the W.Va. 152 "all-day" curve ...

Students at Fort Wayne's New Tech Academy at Wayne High School pledge positive action and pause to remember those slain in Parkland, Fla. shooting  News Sentinel

“I pledge to encourage 17 people.” “I pledge to write 17 letters to legislators by the end of the month.” Those were just a few of the pledges students wrote ...

FWCS lobbies to better buildings | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Community Schools is banking on voters' support as it prepares to make another round of multi-million improvements to its buildings. “I'm just hoping ...

In high school, a jump on college | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

By taking advantage of dual-credit and Advanced Placement classes offered at Homestead High School, senior Diya John has steadily earned college credi ...

Friends' support for ill Wayne High School student means more for others  News Sentinel

She always knew she had very good friends, but Reagan Swinford never knew how many until she showed up for school Thursday at Wayne High School's New ...

REGGIE HAYES: Highly recruited Wayne High School athlete Craig Young keeps his options open and his attitude positive  News Sentinel

Craig Young wasn't buying any of the stress and pressure I was trying to sell. Young stood on the track at Wayne High School on Tuesday afternoon, talking wi.

Getting ready to start school in Fort Wayne Community Schools  News Sentinel

Today, it's not what you know that makes you successful in high school. It's what you do with what you know. That was the message Wayne High School ...

3 students OD at Fort Wayne high school; 1 in critical condition  WISH-TV

At least three students at North Side High School were taken away in ambulances.

Kip Jones no longer Wayne High School girls basketball coach  News Sentinel

After two seasons, Kip Jones is no longer the girls basketball coach at Wayne High School, the athletic office at Wayne confirmed to on ...


WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL At Wayne High School, located at 9100 Winchester Road, the top student – the Valedictorian – is Dove White. He plans to attend ...

How the Ohio State 2019 Roster Was Recruited, Top to Bottom | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

Each player on the Ohio State 2019 roster took a different path toward becoming a Buckeye. These are their stories.

Christopher Roberts is FWCS teacher of the year  News Sentinel

Christopher Roberts, construction trades instructor at the FWCS Career Academy, has been named the 2019 Fort Wayne Community Schools Teacher of the ...

Distance runners in place to place | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne-area distance runners seem poised to rake in the points in the girls state track meet, which will be held Saturday at Indiana University. ...

Proposed FWCS referendum includes major facility renovations  WANE

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)- Fort Wayne Community Schools is planning big renovations for its school facilities in a new referendum proposed to the FWCS ...

UPDATED: Shooting reports result in lockouts at three Fort Wayne Community Schools buildings  News Sentinel

Reports to Fort Wayne Police of shootings or shots fired incidents resulted in lockouts Wednesday at Harrison Hill Elementary School and South Side and ...

Winners named in Dupree Memorial Church's Fort Wayne High School Math Contest  News Sentinel

Five students received monetary prizes in the fourth annual High School Math Contest held by Dupree Memorial Church, 1231 Hayden St. in Fort Wayne.

Byron Pickens named head basketball coach at Wayne  WANE

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – After recently helping lead Northrop to a sectional title as an assistant coach for the Bruins Byron Pickens will get a chance to run ...


The 3rd annual Induction Ceremony for the Wayne High School Athletic Hall of Fame was held January 19, 2018 at Wayne High School. The Hall of Fame ...


MidWest America Federal Credit Union recently presented a check for $1128.84 to Wayne High School as part of an ongoing Affinity Visa® debit card program.

Army veteran recalls life in POW camp  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Carl Osburn was born at home along Miller's Fork in Wayne County in 1923. Before his 20th birthday Osburn became a Private First Class in the United States ...

Wayne’s Adams, Alexander sign to play college football  WANE

Wayne High School teammates Aarik Adams (Marian University) and Darius Alexander (Toledo) both signed to play college football on Wednesday evening.

Senior citizens tell their stories | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Prompted by a grant opportunity from AARP, University of Saint Francis students recently undertook a project now available for the public to enjoy ...

Former Wayne High School employee gets 1 year for sex with student | Courts | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

A former Wayne High School special education assistant who had a sexual relationship with a student was sentenced Wednesday to one year in prison.Brax ...

Saturday Gallery SAC Holiday Tournament Final South Side vs Homestead | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

South Side played Homestead for the girls SAC Holiday Tournament Championship at Wayne High School on Saturday. &nb ...

Fort Wayne Community Schools high school valedictorians, salutatorians reflect and inspire with graduation ceremony speeches  News Sentinel

This has been a challenging school year for graduating high school seniors in the Fort Wayne area. Along with the usual stresses of selecting a college and ...

FWCS receives federal funding | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne Community Schools has new federal dollars to spend – $36352240, to be exact.

2/27 Boys Basketball Sectionals  WANE

Bishop Dwenger, East Noble, Muncie Central, and Wayne all advanced in local 4A boys sectional play with wins on Wednesday night to headline area action.

Wayne hoops coach Rehrer steps down  WANE

Rehrer spent nine seasons leading the Generals. Wayne tallied double-digit wins in six of those seasons, including posting a 15-10 mark this past year.

Fort Wayne High School Begins Online Voting For New Mascot  WFYI

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Students at a Fort Wayne high school are voting on choices for a new school mascot this week to replace the Redskins name.

Art museum highlighting young talent

An art museum in one corner of 21 Country is highlighting emerging artists.

Wayne High School wrestler Dalyn Hart pins adversity en route to success  News Sentinel

Dalyn Hart regularly gets up at 3 a.m. in order to go lift weights with his friend Lukas Fender. This is either dedication or obsession. It's probably both.

FWCS names Construction Trades instructor 2019 Teacher of the Year  WANE

Christopher Roberts, Construction Trades Instructor at the FWCS Career Academy, has been named the 2019 Fort Wayne Community Schools Teacher of the ...

Escape route | Sunday centerpiece  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Wayne football senior Craig Young didn't let the violence win.

12/26 SAC Holiday Tournament Recap  WANE

There's one more present under the tree. The annual SAC Holiday Tournament gets underway from Wayne High School.

FWCS Prepares To Roll Out New Curriculum  Northeast Indiana Public Radio

Fort Wayne Community School System teachers spent the last three weeks creating new math and English curriculums for the 2018-2019 school year.

Local high school teacher suspended and under investigation  WANE

A Wayne High School teacher has been suspended and is under investigation.

‘Scared to see death’: Ohio State signee Craig Young went from surviving to thriving  Lettermen Row

Ohio State signee Craig Young was shot two years ago. But the product of Fort Wayne, Ind., is thriving and embracing life now.

UPDATED: Fort Wayne Community Schools expands STEM/STEAM education approach to seven schools  News Sentinel

Seven schools in the Fort Wayne Community Schools district will have a new STEM or STEAM emphasis in the future. The FWCS board of school trustees voted ...

Ex-Wayne teacher gets 3 years in prison for sex with 2 students | Police/Fire | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Dalliances with two students – once at the same time – has cost a former Wayne High School teacher his freedom. At least for a while. ...

Centerville, Wayne tie for boys Division I regional track championship  Dayton Daily News

Miamisburg hurdler Colin Dillon feared the worst after the starter's blast rang out a second time in the 300-meter hurdles during the Division I regional track and ...

The brutal tackle that changed the face of football  WANE

The journey that changed the face of football forever started with one player from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Johnny Bright's courage, determination, and ...

Business Weekly announces 2018 Education Award recipients | Photo Galleries  FW Business

Every year the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly looks forward to honoring our amazing educators in northeast Indiana through our annual Education ...

Central High a rich part of city's history | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Since it was built in the early 1900s, the school at 1200 S. Barr St. has assumed multiple identities, including the Fort Wayne Regional Vocational High School, ...

Planetarium teacher leaves area | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Scott Raypole knows his way around the area's planetariums. In fact, he has been the Earth science teacher at three area high schools that have planetariums.

Cadets stave off gritty Knights | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

In the final seconds of the first quarter, Concordia's Carissa Garcia stole the ball, raced down the court, drew a foul while tossing in a layup just ...

Fort Wayne Community Schools celebrates Music in Our Schools Month with performances Saturday at South Side HS  News Sentinel

Fort Wayne Community Schools celebrates Music in Our Schools Month with a concert festival Saturday at South Side High School, 3601 S. Calhoun St.

Carroll senior wins all-around state title; Chargers take 2nd | Preps plus | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

NOBLESVILLE — Carroll senior Ashelynn Steinke was looking for a bit of vindication. “I bombed last year at state,” Steinke said. & ...

2018 Northeast Indiana Education Awards | Site  FW Business

Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly 2018 Education Awards.

Fort Wayne Schools to Add STEM/STEAM Initiatives  Inside INdiana Business

Fort Wayne Community Schools is looking to boost STEM learning throughout the district. The Board of School of Trustees has approved a four-year contract ...

Keep honors classes, FWCS urged | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Students and parents packed the Fort Wayne Community Schools boardroom Monday.

Fort Wayne Community Schools will use federal grant that could total nearly $50 million to boost student achievement, teacher effectiveness  News Sentinel

Fort Wayne Community Schools leaders laid out plans Thursday evening for increasing student success, especially at low-performing schools. They also ...

Huntington North pulls away from Homestead | Preps plus | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

For the first 36 minutes, Huntington North and Homestead battled exactly as one would expect from a 19-win team and a 21-win team matched up in the fi ...

Verbatim: Jason Baker's Pro Football Mini Camp Ends | Home | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The following was released on Tuesday, April 16, 2019: FORT WAYNE, IN – Former NFL punter Jason Baker's philanthropic efforts have provided football and ...

Five questions for Brittany Bowers | Editorials | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

1 How did you come to be involved with the Mayor's Youth Engagement Council? I first joined the Mayor's Youth Engagement Council in January of 2019 t ...

Former Michigan State Spartans football player hearing sheds light on background check when recruited -- ESPN  ESPN

Former Michigan State defensive lineman Auston Robertson pleaded guilty to a criminal sexual assault charge during a pretrial hearing in a Michigan court ...

Wayne’s Young commits to Ohio State  WANE

Wayne High School football standout Craig Young is going to be a Buckeye, as the senior-to-be verbally committed to Ohio State on Friday.

Wayne's color guard heads to semifinals | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The Wayne High School Winter Guard's hard work is paying off. The 14-member group earned a place at the Indiana High School Color Guard Association R ...

'Reagan Strong' T-shirts help charities | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Reagan Swinford was first diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a type of cancer, at age 5.

Summer staples are back | Rec | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Summer is when current athletes are made and future athletes are formed. But it's also a time to take off the competitive edge and have fun. The Wildc ...

Wayne's constant 'sunshine' | Home  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

It only takes a few minutes in the Wayne High School office to understand Venus Bush is more than a secretary. On a Thursday morning about a month be ...


Lara and Tony Gaerte, owners of Century Aviation in Auburn, are donating avionics equipment and manuals to the Ivy Tech Foundation for the College's ...

Family, friends reflect on the life of Ball State freshman  Ball State Daily News

Tori Andress acted as a connecting thread for many of the people she encountered.

Bikers escort Fort Wayne freshman to school to stand up against bullying  WTHR

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - Dozens of Indiana bikers rallied around a high school freshman who was being bullied by a fellow student. Madilyn Quinn says her ...

Wednesday Gallery: SAC Holiday Tournament, Northrop vs. South Side | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The Northrop boys played South Side in the SAC Holiday Tournament quarterfinals at Wayne High School on Wednesday. ...

GOTW Preview: South Side vs. Huntington North  WANE

For the second time this month South Side and Huntington North will meet on the hardwood - this time with the season on the line.'s boys prep basketball previews  News Sentinel

We wrapped up our boys prep basketball preview coverage yesterday, but there is no time to catch up on it all like now. Teams really get geared up this ...

Fort Wayne Community Schools takes steps toward improving student achievement through use of nearly $50 million federal grant  News Sentinel

Fort Wayne Community Schools took an early step toward improving student achievement, especially at low-performing schools, by approving acceptance of a ...

Homestead's selection to Hall of Fame Classic opens up SAC tournament schedule questions  News Sentinel

Monday's noon announcement that the Homestead girls' basketball team would participate in the 2018 Hall of Fame Classic at New Castle on Dec. 28 was ...

James Hardy suicide: Death of Indiana star, NFLer still puzzles  Sports Illustrated

When James Hardy—the 41st pick in the 2008 NFL draft—turned up dead in a Fort Wayne river, friends and family faced some tough questions.

Teacher accused of sex with students | Courts | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

A 30-year-old Wayne High School science teacher appeared in an Allen County courtroom Thursday, accused of having sex with two female students over th ...

Craig Young Brings Position Versatility, Elite Athleticism to Ohio State's Defense | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

It's uncertain where exactly Craig Young will line up on Ohio State's defense, but he has the potential to push for early playing time as a package player.

Suit filed in death of Wayne student | Courts | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

The mother of a teen killed last fall after tumbling from a vehicle at Wayne High School is suing the driver and the school district in Allen Superior ...

Rumors gaining steam that Keion Brooks Jr. is headed elsewhere  News Sentinel

UPDATE: This story has been updated with a comment from Keion Brooks Sr. received by News-Se.

Fort Wayne Police Department officers also working as coaches, officials  News Sentinel

As he puts it, when Greg Addison attended Hammond High School, his school resources officer saved his life.

Brothers Austin and Justin Jordan thriving together at South Side  News Sentinel

A lot of brothers get to share a high school basketball court. Not very often does one get to be in charge of the other. At South Side, assistant coach Justin takes ...

Former Wayne player Auston Robertson dismissed from Michigan State  WANE

Auston Robertson had already been suspended from the Michigan State football team as the result of an investigation into a rape that took place on April 9.

Jason Baker Pro Football Mini Camp discontinued  WANE

According to a news release from Baker's local partner Edmond O'Neal, the coach's clinic affiliated with the mini camp will also be discontinued.

Relieved Butler record setter: “I was shakin’ everywhere”  Dayton Daily News

Think not qualifying for the state track and field meet the last two seasons didn't level pole vaulter extraordinaire Dalton Shepler? It did. That's what happens after ...

Veteran attorney in Tinsley slaying | Local | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Anthony Churchward has been in uncomfortable positions before, defending people charged in some of the county's most high-profile cases.

Powers Twins, Sanders Sign At Wayne High School  WANE

Twin football standouts Deion and Keion Powers were joined by classmate Sh'Toya Sanders on Wednesday afternoon as all three Wayne student-athletes ...


Bishop Luers High School has announced the Top 10 academic students of the Class of 2018. They include the following students, listed in alphabetical order.

Award stuns Wayne educator | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Jeff Roberts, Fort Wayne Community Schools' 2016 Teacher of the Year, had no idea the announcement was coming. Standing in the cafeteria at Wayne High ...

FWCS music gets $500000 boost | Schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Sweetwater Sound hopes it won't be the only contributor.

Leo’s Sieber, Bond, Sproat, Steiner, and Herran sign  WANE

Five Leo seniors made their college choice official on Wednesday as Addie Sieber (vollleyball/SIU Edwardsville), Alex Bond (soccer/IUPUI), Reid Sproat ...

Spartans end Bruins' run | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

MARION – Runners shivered as they removed their warmups before their races, teammates huddled under umbrellas and tents to avoid occasional show ...

'Iris Man' Don Goss has a field of flowers for sale in Fort Wayne  News Sentinel

Don Goss hoed his field of 450 iris Friday and on Saturday he was getting ready to put his sign out to let people know they were for sale. However, he'd alrea.

PHOTO GALLERY: 25 years of sectional boys basketball | News, Sports, Jobs  News Sentinel

As another year of boys high school basketball Sectional kick off tonight, here is a look back at some of the images in our archive from the.

SAC Holiday Tournament schedules released | News, Sports, Jobs  News Sentinel

The seedings and schedules for the 2017 Parkview Sports Medicine SAC Holiday Tournament were released on Tuesday afternoon. The annual event will be ...

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