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WEB has big surprise for Wayne Elementary students

The look on the students’ faces tells the story after the new recess equipment was revealed to them during an assembly at Wayne Elementary School on Thursday. The equipment was donated by the Wayne Elementary Boosters. (Photo by Michael Carnes) A covered cart was wheeled out into the gymnasium at Wayne Elementary as a student […]

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WEB helps with funding for sound system

Pictured left to right in front of the new sound system controls with Elementary Principal Russ Plager are WEB volunteers Kari Cliff, Katie Wynia, Brandy Saltzman, Kristine Brummond, Sandy Brown and Liesel Powicki. (Contributed photo) Wayne Elementary School recently installed a new sound system in its gym thanks to funding from Wayne Elementary Boosters (WEB) […]

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Eclipse a one-in-a-lifetime event for Wayne Elementary students

The solar eclipse (pictured) that traveled across the country earlier this week was traveled through Nebraska, and students from Wayne Elementary School were able to see it thanks to a field trip to Central City on Monday. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) It’s not unusual for elementary-age students to take a day out of their […]

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WayneAmerica.com to honor Student of the Week in 2017-18

WayneAmerica.com is pleased to announce that it will begin a Student of the Week campaign in Wayne Community Schools for the 2017-18 school year. The weekly honor is being started by the local website as a way to highlight the achievements and efforts of students in the elementary and junior-senior high schools throughout the upcoming […]

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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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Bikers take advantage of PMC bike fair to tune up their wheels

Wayne area bike enthusiasts had a chance to tune up their two-wheeler at a free bike fair held Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot at Providence Medical Center. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) With winter finally gone and spring in full swing, it’s a good time to bring the bikes out of storage and take […]

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Local Girls On The Run program growing

About 20 girls are part of the Girls On The Run program at Wayne Elementary School. Courtney Maas (back right) is the leader of the program, with help from Casey Hunter (back left). (Photo by Michael Carnes) Learning a healthy lifestyle and developing positive self-esteem has helped a number of Wayne area school-age girls enjoy […]

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