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Dancing calls Winter out of corporate gig, back to Wayne to open new studio

Taryn Winter (center) graduated from Wayne State with the intent of working for a corporation in Minneapolis, but has returned to Wayne to start the Wayne Dance Company. Her teachers are current members of the Wayne High She Devils dance team, including (from left) Maddie Beair, Hallie Chinn, Emma Walling and Alyssa Chinn. (Photo copyright […]

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Agribusiness leaders get first look at school’s new ag ed program, FFA chapter

Lindsay McLaughlin, executive director of Wayne Community Schools, welcomes area farmers to a Farmers’ Breakfast at the Wayne Fire Hall on Tuesday morning to debut the school’s new FFA and Ag Education program. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Interest in the new agriculture education program and FFA chapter at Wayne High School has already drawn […]

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A week away from home fun, educational for Wayne Close-Up students

Eleven Wayne High students recently returned from a week-long educational opportunity as part of the Close-Up program. Pictured are (from left) Nate Burrows, Sean Hochstein, Jaci Torres, Ky Kenny, Maddy Stenka, Kylie Hammer, Jamie Gamble, Beau Bowers, Ryan Jaixen, Mason Lee and Brennen O’Reilly. (Contributed photo) Every summer, a group of incoming seniors from Wayne […]

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BRAN riders enjoy a beautiful day, warm welcome in Wayne

The Wayne High cheerleaders greeted BRAN bikers Wednesday as they traveled the final mile of the route from North Bend to Wayne along the walking trail that led to the Summer Sports Complex and Wayne Rugby Park. More than 250 bikers made their way to Wayne as part of the 37th annual Bike Ride Across […]

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Pulfer honored by Gov. Ricketts at Lincoln ceremony

Wayne High graduate Marta Pulfer receives a certificate from Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts during a ceremony Monday at the State Capitol honoring Nebraska high school students who achieved a perfect score on their ACT exam. (Photo courtesy Wayne Community Schools) Wayne High School graduate Marta Pulfer was one of 17 Nebraska high school students honored […]

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A great IDEA for foundation to help teachers’ needs in Wayne Community Schools

Students in Mrs. Schardt’s culinary class show off utensils for the new Culiary Skills class at Wayne High School. (Photo courtesy Wayne Herald) When Lindsay McLaughlin first came on board as director of the Wayne Community Schools foundation five years ago, she sought advice from other school foundation leaders and happened upon an “IDEA” to […]

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