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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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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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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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Wayne Athletic Hall of Fame honors two athletes, retiring coach

Inducted into the Wayne Athletic Hall of Fame at Tuesday’s Wayne High Athletic Banquet were (from left) Rocky Ruhl, Monica (Novak) Christie and Brad Hochstein. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Memories of their days competing for Wayne High School and the lessons learned from those who coached them and played alongside them were flowing as […]

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Wayne High Class of 2017 officially says goodbyes

Co-Valedictorians for the Class of 2017 at Wayne High School were (from left) Morgan Barner, Gabrielle Lutt, Hannah Belt, Marta Pulfer, Melinda Longe, Daniel Greenwald, Emily Matthes and Ameilia Blaneknau. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions)Click here to purchase photos of the Wayne High School Class of 2017 graduation at our Mikey C Productions photo shop. […]

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Three honored with SNB Community Scholarship awards

State Nebraska Bank & Trust has announced this year’s recipients of the SNB Community Scholarship. Selected for the honors is Brittney Hunke, Talesha Conner, and Lindy Sandoz. All three are outstanding seniors at Wayne High School and will graduate in May, then attend Wayne State College this fall. SNB pays for a full year’s tuition […]

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