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Return to Learn

By Carolyn Marnon – If there is one thing the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us, it’s how important our teachers are. As parents across the country wait for information on what returning to school in the fall looks like, new Wayne Westland Community Schools Superintendent...
Posted On 20 Aug 2020
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Wayne pride shows in class of 2020 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

There are fewer valedictorians this year than in years past, but Wayne Memorial High School has more salutatorians. Both categories of achievement are determined strictly by cumulative GPA. Valedictorians have GPAs 4.0 and above. Salutatorians have GPAs between 3.93 and 3.99....
Posted On 11 Jun 2020
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Be the light in someone’s life

By Carolyn Marnon – The “Be the Light” project was initiated by the Wayne Memorial High School Athletic Department to honor the Class of 2020 athletes and the rest of the senior class. According to Athletic Director Jason Malloy, the department wanted to do something that...
Posted On 11 Jun 2020
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Door decorations celebrate seniors

By Carolyn Marnon – The Class of 2020 in the Wayne Westland Community School District (WWCSD) has had to be creative about how to celebrate the end of their senior year.  It is unknown whether these graduates will have the annual graduation ceremony like past graduates have...
Posted On 17 May 2020
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Zooming to a new school district superintendent

By Carolyn Marnon – Like everything else that has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Education’s search for a new Wayne Westland Community School District Superintendent took a new approach. Board of Education members were going to interview the two...
Posted On 17 May 2020
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Free breakfast and lunch for children

Wayne-Westland Community Schools has been providing access to free breakfast and lunch for all students up to 18 years old and students age 18-26 in the adult transitional program. Families are welcome to pick up meals on the scheduled Monday dates. A 5-day supply of breakfast...
Posted On 17 May 2020
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Veteran receives the first class of 2020 diploma

By Carolyn Marnon – Welcome to the Class of 2020 Avery Hall! A Korean War veteran, Avery left Wayne Memorial High School at the age of 17 to enlist in the Army. He had wanted to join the Army and go to Korea when he was just 16, but he says his folks wouldn’t sign the...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Local young woman is 7-time big ten champion

By Carolyn Marnon – Wayne Memorial High School graduate Anavia Battle has the fastest 200-meter dash time for 2020 out of all professional and collegiate athletes. Anavia registered a 22.66 which also became a facility record at a recent track and field event at Clemson...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Distinguished Young Woman of Wayne-Westland to be named March 6 during local scholarship competition

The Distinguished Young Women of Wayne-Westland Scholarship Program will be holding the 53rd Annual Scholarship Program on Friday, March 6, at Wayne Memorial High School in Wayne at 6:30 p.m. Nine contestants from Wayne, Westland and Inkster will compete for thousands of dollars...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020
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Sensory equipment helps Taft-Galloway students

By Carolyn Marnon – What do pizza and Taft-Galloway Elementary School in Wayne have in common? They both have the attention of Fredi the Pizzaman, a Melvindale businessman whose “Fredi the Pizzaman Foundation” recently funded some special classroom equipment. Taft-Galloway...
Posted On 07 Mar 2020