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) […]
WayneAmerica.com is proud to announce its first Student of the Week for the 2016-17 school year at Wayne Community Schools. The honor goes to kindergartner Keaton Hall, the son of Brandon and Kirby Hall. He was nominated by his teacher, Lisa Meyer. Keaton is a model student, according to his teacher. He is kind, helpful […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]