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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...

June 2017 News Briefs

CORRECTION: Retiree health care stipend plan approved A health plan was approved 4-2 by City Council on April 18 to provide City of Wayne retirees with a stipend for health care while reducing city spending. Pre-65 retirees would receive $241.50 per month if single, $508 couple,...

May 2017 News Briefs

Wayne: Its Early Farms and Practices Join the Wayne Historical Society on Thursday, May 11, at 7:00 p.m. for “Wayne: It’s Early Farms and Practices” program. Come learn about Wayne’s early farming history and the unique things Wayne was known for. Did you know Wayne and Michigan...

Making a Difference for Girls

By Natalie Rhaesa – What does it mean to be changed?  If you were to look up the word ‘change’ in a dictionary or google search, you would see phrases such as: “to become different,” or “to be transformed.”    Change is powerful.  Some believe change is good, others believe...

Sharing scholarship makes everyone a winner

By Carolyn Marnon – Wouldn’t you like to be part of a program where girls share in the scholarship money available?  Wouldn’t you like to have fun while doing it? It’s possible when you participate in the Distinguished Young Women program. Distinguished Young Women (DYW) is...

Wayne student does well at Young Inventors Showcase

By Carolyn Marnon – Gage Waterkamp of Wayne took 2nd place among Franklin Middle School students in the Young Inventors Showcase last month. Young Inventors is a contest that was open to students at six middle schools in the Livonia, Clarenceville and Wayne-Westland school...
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