Fort Wayne Community Schools announced the 28th Annual FWCS Career Academy fruit sale at the Bill C. Anthis Center. Tomorrow students will be preparing the baskets of fruit in prep for the sale that begins Thursday afternoon until 5:00 p.m. at the Automotive Center on the corner of Lafayette and Lewis streets (enter on Lewis Street).  The sale will continue on Friday from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, or until all the fruit is sold.

Proceeds from the fruit sale support career education programs, including the costs to participate in regional, state and national career skills competitions, take field trips and bring in guest speakers.

The fresh fruit comes from California, Texas, Washington and Spain, and is available in a variety of packages.


  • Clementines (5 lbs.)                           $8
  • Texas Red Rio Grapefruit (20)           $25
  • Texas Red Rio Grapefruit (40)           $40
  • Sunkist Navel Oranges (30)               $18
  • Sunkist Navel Oranges (44)               $25
  • Sunkist Navel Oranges (88)               $35


  • Red Delicious (50)     $23
  • Gold Delicious (50)    $23
  • Gala (50)                    $23

Baskets (includes an assortment of fruit)

  • Small (11 lbs.)            $24
  • Large (22 lbs.)            $38

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 50 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.

This post was created in collaboration with Krista Stockman, Fort Wayne Community Schools Public Information Officer.

Indiana’s urban schools offer Hoosier students a rich array of programs, services, and opportunities. IUSA appreciates the opportunity to share the stories that demonstrate what the schools have to offer and the many successes their students, faculty and staff achieve.

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