Wichita Public Schools will provide a free expo for parents to explore educational options for their children.
The 2023 Showcase of Choices and Opportunities (formerly known as the Choices Fair) will be held on January 19th, at Century II Exhibition Hall.
The Showcase allows parents and students to do “one-stop school shopping” to look at the different educational options offered by USD259.
The Showcase of Choices and Opportunities allows parents to do “one-stop school shopping” to look at the different educational options the district offers as well as opportunities for students to get involved in their school. Representatives from 25 magnet schools, all high schools, early childhood programs, Education Imagine Academy virtual program, Fine Arts, and district support departments will assist parents with information.
New this year: Coleman Environmental Magnet Middle School is a new magnet program available to families beginning next school year. Media is invited to come to Coleman to see an activity that supports their magnet theme as students plant prairie grasses on their property on January 19, 2:15 – 3:10 p.m.
The 2023 Showcase of Choices and Opportunities will be held from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. that evening. Admission is FREE.
To learn more about USD259 magnet schools and other educational opportunities, visit the website here.
High school and middle school magnet and program applications are due January 27, 2023, including Northeast Magnet, East High IB and Northwest Early College Academy. Acceptance letters will be mailed mid-February.
Elementary magnet applications are due February 17, 2023. Acceptance letters will be sent out in March.
More information about magnet schools and the Showcase of Choices and Opportunities can be found at www.usd259.org/magnet.