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Mentors championed

By Carolyn Marnon – We all know of the wonderful Champions of Wayne program at Wayne Memorial High School where students are mentored each semester towards reaching a goal (or goals) and then receive $200 if they accomplish the goal. What we don’t talk about are those...

EMT Students teach fire safety lesson at preschool

The Firefighting and EMT students at the William D. Ford Career-Technical Center made a special visit to the Sunshine and Rainbows Preschool. With fire-fighting gear in tow, they taught the three and four-year-old students how to stop, drop and roll; how to stay low and crawl...

WMHS Class of 2017 Valedictorians

Nicholas Ryan Adamson Son of Kevin and Kari Anderston Nicholas is graduating with a 4.02 Cumulative GPA He will be attending Washtenaw Community College Studying Forensic Science Makayla Carpenter Daughter of John and Amanda Buckley Makayla is graduating with a 4.14 Cumulative...

Scholarship winners dine with Ladies Literary Club

By Carolyn Marnon – The Ladies Literary Club, established in 1896, is the oldest continuously meeting club in Wayne. Established by women for women in Wayne who didn’t have a chance to be educated back in the late 1800s, the goal was to learn about subjects such as...

New child identification phone app rolled out in Michigan

By Carolyn Marnon – Michigan Masons have stepped up to help with a comprehensive child recovery and identification program. The Michigan Child ID Program provides parents a “Child ID Kit” that contains all the vital information necessary to expedite law...

Red Wings vs. Road Runners: it’s a win!

By Carolyn Marnon – The Detroit Red Wings and the Roosevelt-McGrath Road Runners have many things in common. Students at the elementary school learned all about them at a recent Detroit Red Wings School Assembly. The assembly was interactive and provided positive messages...

Hays named Wayne Memorial’s #1 fan

Ron “Corky” Hays moved to Wayne (Norwayne) in 1956 at the age of 13.  He attended Adams Jr. High the first full year it was open (1956), he was in the 8th grade. Deno DeLuca was his gym teacher and basketball coach at Wayne Memorial High School.  Mr. DeLuca would let students in...

Robofest promotes STEM learning

The William D. Ford Career-Technical Center hosted Robofest 2017 Little Robots, Big Missions on March 30, 2017. The competition consisted of two rounds. In Round 1 each team used a fully autonomous robot to play a game called RoboHit. In the RoboHit game the robots are programmed...

Mary Poppins to touch down in Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – This year the Wayne Memorial Theatrical Guild is presenting Disney and Cameron MacKintosh’s Mary Poppins! The show centers around the troubled Banks family and their experiences with the Practically Perfect nanny, Mary Poppins. According to Drama...

JROTC to compete in National Championship

After advancing through two phases of online competition, Wayne Memorial High School’s JROTC Leadership Team will compete in person at the Championship event in Washington, DC. The 2017 U.S. Army JROTC Leadership Bowl Championship will be held on the campus of The Catholic...