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Students build rain garden

Rotary Park II in the City of Wayne located on Chamberlain received a beautiful upgrade this past week funded by a five hundred dollar grant. The 4th grade students of Hoover Elementary School and their teachers Amy Morris and Andrea Demeka designed and planted a Rain Garden. To...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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State of the Wayne-Westland School District

By Carolyn Marnon – An overflow crowd had to settle into the John Glenn High School media center on April 11 to listen to Wayne Westland School District’s inaugural State of the District Address given by Superintendent Dr. Shelley Holt. Dr. Holt told the crowd gathered in...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Helping students soar to new heights

By Carolyn Marnon – Connecting. Modelling. Joining. Shaping. Bringing together. Uniting. All these words are related to the word “welding.” They can also be used to describe what happens in the welding classroom at William D. Ford Technical Center, part of the Wayne...
Posted On 12 May 2018

Ethics Team continues reign as State Champions

By Carolyn Marnon – State champions for the second year in a row, the Wayne Memorial Ethics Bowl team is heading off to the April 20 National Championship in North Carolina where they will face off against approximately 24 teams in their quest to become National Champions....
Posted On 12 Apr 2018

Local couples talk about love and marriage

By Carolyn Marnon – Look around you and I am sure you will find many couples who have been happily married for a number of years. Here are just a couple stories from around the community. Dwayne and Shawna Walker They’ve been together through thick and thin for 18 years....

District welcomes three new administrators

Wayne Westland Community Schools Superintendent Shelley Holt recommended the following administrative placements to the Board of Education on December 21, 2017. The Board approved the placements. Jennifer Curry – Assistant Superintendent, Standards, Learning &...

Teacher to make presentation at international conference

Jacqueline St. Antoine is a dual-diagnosis teacher at Franklin Middle School. She teaches students with cognitive impairments and social/emotional/behavioral deficits. In December, she will travel to Tampere, Finland to present at an international conference. “I’ll be...

Highlighting the “super” in superintendent

By Carolyn Marnon – Dr.Shelley Holt grew up in Moreno Valley, a small town in Southern California. She left her position as Executive Director of Student Services for the Fontana Unified School District in sunny California to brave the cold winters of Michigan as the new...

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...
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