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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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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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Agribusiness leaders get first look at school’s new ag ed program, FFA chapter

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 […]

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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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