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 […]
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 […]
The 2017-18 school year is almost upon us, and Mike sits down this week with Mark Lenihan, superintendent of Wayne Community Schools. They talk about school construction, new faces and the upcoming budget and challenges the district will face.
Wayne Community Schools Foundation is hosting a Farmer’s Breakfast to introduce the school’s new FFA program. Foundation executive director Lindsay McLaughlin talks with us about the event and what the foundation does to support the school’s educational and extracurricular activities.
Some of the band members in this photo taken from the Wayne Community Schools website may very well be part of the Alumni Band that will perform during the Wayne Chicken Show parade on Saturday, July 8. (Courtesy photo) Members the Wayne High School alumni who were band members are being invited once again to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s the end of an era at Wayne High School as longtime teacher, coach and athletic director Rocky Ruhl is finishing up a 30-year career at the school. On this week’s Voice of Wayne America, Mike sits down with Ruhl to talk about how his he and his wife started teaching at Wayne and some […]
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 […]