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NEWS FROM WAYNE-WESTLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

At their May 21, 2019 meeting the Wayne-Westland Community Schools Board of Education voted to accept the recommendation from the Demographics and Utilization subcommittee to close three schools over the next three years. The recommendation was...

 

Jefferson Barns Reading Room is a Library Without the Strings Attached

Checking out a book from the library can satisfy your craving for a mystery novel, allow you to discover your favorite Hollywood star via an autobiography, or offer a do-it-yourself guide to training...

 

Superintendent sells Bonds and saves community $13 million

Wayne-Westland Community Schools is proud to announce the successful sale of its 2019 School Building and Site Bonds in the amount of $64,770,000 as authorized by the voters of the School District on...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    Education    May 16, 2019

River Rouge Dance Explosion

The dancers, and instructors of River Rouge has been working hard all year. The River Rouge Dance Explosion gave everyone a chance to display their moves. The young ladies of the Panther Elites,...

 

REAL MEN READ

Legacy of Literacy founded by Alma Greer is a non profit organization. Celebrates National Reading Month with Dr. Jonella Mongo who specialize in hosting Real Men Read throughout several communities....

 

Bookstock Used Book Sale Returns to Livonia for 17th Year

Over 300,000 used books and other media will be available for sale at Bookstock, one of metro Detroit’s largest annual used book and media sales. Bookstock is being held at Laurel Park Place Mall...

 

DAY OUT WITH THOMAS™: THE STEAM TEAM TOUR 2019

ENJOY A DAY OF FAMILY FUN WITH THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE™ AT GREENFIELD VILLAGE ON APRIL 27-28, MAY 4-5, 11-12, 2019 Dearborn- All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to go full...

 

River Rouge School District Supports Scholars and Families

As leader of the River Rouge School District, Dr. Derrick Coleman believes his role is not necessarily larger than any other in the school system. He says the successes in the district are the result...

 

AaKhirah Reid Wins 50th America & Me Essay Contest

America and Me, is an essay contest held every year by Farm Bureau Insurance Company. The contest is meant to celebrate eighth grade students across the state of Michigan. 2018's subject was "Heroes...

 

Romulus School Board Names Acting Superintendent

ROMULUS – The Romulus Community School Board named Dr. Flinnoia Hall III as acting superintendent on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 following the administrative leave of Superintendent Marjie...

 

How much do you know?

As we come to the end of February 2019, another Black History Month is over. Here is a sample of trivia questions to test your knowledge. 1.Q) What was the name of the first African-American owned...

 

Champions of Wayne builds bridges to student successes

rom the outside looking in Wayne Memorial High Schools seems like any other high school you can find from around the nation. It has all of the general features of a run of the mill secondary instituti...

 

Romulus School Board Votes to Put Superintendent on 'Administrative Leave'

ROMULUS - The Romulus Community School Board voted late Monday to immediately place Superintendent Marjie McAnally on an "administrative leave." The school board voted in favor of the leave with a 4-2...

 

Students create parachutes via distance learning WAYNE-WESTLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

Fifth-grade students in Mrs. Wade's class at Adams Upper Elementary School in Westland participated in a live video distance learning program in conjunction with the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum....

 

The Truths We Hold - Kamala Harris

We've seen... [the Trump] administration align itself with white supremacists at home and cozy up to dictators abroad; rip babies from their mothers' arms in grotesque violation of their human...

 

44TH DEFINING DETROIT BRINGS AUTHOR HERB BOYD TO MARYGROVE COLLEGE

DETROIT, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Continuing its nearly two-decade tradition of bringing internationally-renowned authors and scholars to its campus, Marygrove College's Institute for Detroit Studies (IDS)...

 

The Tale of the Sly Rooster and the Foolish Fox

In the pen of a large poultry farm was a sly rooster. He played tricks on the other birds on the farm, and was not very well liked. Late one afternoon, a fox slipped into the pen under the fence and...

 

Four Ways Graduates Can Use Their First Job As A Framework For Success

While the job market for recent college graduates has improved, a good number of employers don't think they're sufficiently prepared. A recent survey by PayScale found only about 50 percent of...

 

Westwood Community School District reveals new logo, marketing campaign

DEARBORN HEIGHTS– Westwood Community School District Superintendent Dr. Stiles Simmons unveiled a new logo to teachers, staff and school board members as part of the start of a brand identity...

 

Sybrina Fulton Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree From Benedict College

Ever since the tragic death of her son Trayvon Martin six years ago, Sybrina Fulton has become a powerful voice for social justice. She was recently honored by Benedict College in South Carolina with...

 

Michigan Bus Drivers, Parents, Teachers and Students Encouraged to Report School Bus Bullying

LANSING – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette reminds all Michigan residents of the importance of school bus safety. Bullying and suicide remain top tip categories for OK2SAY – and school...

 

Students for Peace Program Hopes to Make Lasting Impact

Crime statistics for the city of Detroit are grim. According to the FBI's database, the number of violent crimes which occurred in the city for the year 2016 was 13, 705, up 15.7 percent from 2015....

 

Black Educator Strives to Improve Learning

Professor Veda Jairrels believes African American students must read more to improve performance on achievement exams and prepare them for the fields of mathematics, science, medicine, business and...

 

School Grading Practices Are Inaccurate and Inequitable to Black Children

The battle for equity in our schools is not only a fight to guarantee access to great teaching and high-quality learning environments, programs, and materials. The battle for equity also includes the...

 

Wayne Westland Community School Proudly Welcomes Three New Administrators to The District

Wayne –As we continue the 2018-19 school year, Wayne-Westland Community Schools is proud to welcome three new administrators to the district. "We are excited for the additional perspectives, knowled...

 

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