News release from Fort Wayne Community Schools:
FWCS Study Connection to Host Zumbathon 2016 Fundraiser
(January 7, 2016) – Fort Wayne Community Schools’ Study Connection program will host Zumbathon 2016 on Saturday, Feb. 13. The event will be held at North Side High School from 1-3 p.m. Registration is $20 at the door (cash or check). Participants will be eligible for door prizes from El Azteca, Empower Sports Club and Mad Ants. The event is sponsored by SODEXO and A Party Apart.
Twelve area Zumba instructors will lead the group of participants in two hours of dancing, sweating and fun in support of FWCS Study Connection. Zumba is a combination of Latin dancing and cardio-vascular workout. No previous Zumba experience is required for this event.
Proceeds from Zumbathon 2016 will benefit FWCS Study Connection. This after-school tutoring program matches students with employees and volunteers at area businesses and organizations through the community. Students and tutors meet one hour once a week to provide consistent academic assistance and mentoring to students who may not otherwise receive it. For more information about Study Connection or Zumbathon 2016, call 260-467-8810.
About Fort Wayne Community Schools
With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. 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.