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By Ben Mikesell
Lane Middle School's Aimee Schaefer cheers with other staff members on Thursday at the Memorial Coliseum to kick off the 2014-2015 school year.

FWCS celebrates the start of a new year

Photo by Ben Mikesell
Mark GiaQuinta, President and member of the Fort Wayne Community Schools board, talks to FWCS staff Thursday at the Memorial Coliseum to kick off the 2014-2015 school year.
Photo by Ben Mikesell
Fort Wayne Community Schools superintendent Wendy Robinson talks to staff members from every FWCS school on Thursday at the Memorial Coliseum to kick off the 2014-2015 school year.

Fort Wayne Community Schools staff kicked off the 2014-2015 school year this morning at the Memorial Coliseum.

Among the speakers at the event were Fort Wayne Community Schools President and board member Mark GiaQuinta and superintendent Wendy Robinson.

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