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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Here in Wayne America, Mike is hanging out at Runza with Sandy Brown of Wayne Elementary Boosters and Erin Palu of Runza to talk about WEB Night at the Wayne Runza Restaurant coming up on Tuesday.
Mothers and sons got together for their own date night recently with the third-annual Valentine Son Dance sponsored by the Wayne Elementary Boosters (WEB). The event, which almost 300 people in attendance, raised nearly $5,200 to support activities, students, families and staff at Wayne Elementary School. Ticket sales and auctions of items donated by more […]
Greetings from Wayne America — this is The Voice of Wayne America podcast, an online program where we sit down with somebody who has a connection to Wayne, whether it’s a local resident, a former resident or somebody with ties to the community, and we’ll talk about their field of interest and how it ties […]
Why should the older kids have all the fun? While the high school kids enjoy their homecoming dances and prom night every fall and spring, the younger kids at Wayne Elementary have a dance night all to their own – and their dates happen to be their moms and dads. Last Friday, the Wayne Elementary Boosters (WEB) […]