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Kevin Allen, WMHS Distinguished Alum

By Meagan Dowell – Some people may know him as the NHL writer for USA Today, or the author of books about sports icons like Darren McCarty and Chris Chelios.  He’s also known as a 2014 inductee into the NHL Hall of Fame.  He is Kevin Allen, Wayne Memorial’s 2015...

WMHS celebrates first “Powder Tuff” game

By Stephanie Erickson For the first time in Wayne Memorial history, on March 26th there was a Powder Tuff game, a game of volleyball against male students and teachers. This game was organized by Wayne Memorial student, Amy Hoch ‘15. “I went to a camp where other schools...

Wayne Memorial hires new football coach

The Zebras will have a new varsity football coach when they take the field this fall. Donald (D-Why) Anderson will be the new head coach. Anderson is a graduate of Cody High School and attended Purdue University from 1981- 1984. He played football and ran track at Purdue and was...

Wayne Memorial Bowling team wins State Championship

By Samantha Tillman, WMHS sophomore – The Wayne Memorial High School boys bowling team finished with a first place win at the state championship on March 6 and 7, being the first boys’ bowling team to win states in the history of Wayne Memorial. Coach Bob Jawor (whom the...

Mobile libraries coming to Wayne and Westland

The Wayne and Westland Rotary Clubs, along with help from the construction technology students at the William D. Ford Career Technical Center, are providing Little Free Libraries for the community. Little Free Libraries is a “take a book, return a book” box full of books where...

JROTC provides life skills and confidence

By Jenny Johnson – It is not a military recruiting program. The JROTC at Wayne Memorial High School was created in 2004 with the mission of motivating young people to be better citizens. They are recognized as leaders and an award winning team at Wayne Memorial High School...

WMHS Grad opens gym in Norwayne

By Jenny Johnson – The Norwayne Boxing Gym opened its doors last month in at the new Jefferson Barns Community Center. It is located in the former Jefferson-Barns Elementary School in Westland. This project was spear headed by Wayne Memorial High School alumni Jeff Styers...

Soaring with the Blue Angels

By Cierra Eschenbacher – Wayne Memorial principal Kevin Weber went flying high this September when he had the opportunity to go on a stunt-filled ride with the famous U.S. Navy Blue Angels in one of their F/A-18 Hornet planes. After being approached by a representative for...

WMHS Cross Country wins KLAA south division title

By Jenny Johnson – The Wayne Memorial High School Boys Cross Country team had a winning season with a Dual Meet season of 6-0.  They clinched the KLAA South Division Title. It was Wayne’s first Cross Country Division Title in 13 years and the first since joining the...

Meet new Wayne-Westland Superintendent

By Jenny Johnson – The first day of school was exciting not only for students and teachers in the Wayne-Westland Community School District but also for the new Superintendent Michele Harmala. Harmala began her tenure her in Wayne-Westland on July 1. Since then she has been...