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Wayne-Westland Community Schools students replace gender-specific titles at homecoming


September 30, 2021

This year, the two comprehensive high schools in Wayne-Westland Community Schools will not be announcing a homecoming king or queen. There is still a competition and crowns for the winners. Still, the two high schools decided to do away with the gender-specific titles and announce the victors as gender-neutral homecoming "royalty" instead, which can be students of any gender.

Last school year, Wayne Memorial High School brought the idea to change the homecoming gender-specific titles to the attention of their student council. The leadership students at John Glenn High School learned of the...

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