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Wayne Class of 2014 Boasts Academic Achievements, Ivy Acceptances

Wayne Class of 2014 Boasts Academic Achievements, Ivy Acceptances

See stats about the recent Wayne Hills and Wayne Valley graduates.
14-Year Wayne Principal Plans August Retirement

14-Year Wayne Principal Plans August Retirement

Richard Erck is one of three district principals stepping down this year, report says.
Wayne Researchers Rank Top 41 'Powerhouse' Fruits and Veggies

Wayne Researchers Rank Top 41 'Powerhouse' Fruits and Veggies

An unusual leafy green with a tangy taste topped the list.
Wayne Hills Soccer Team to Tour Argentina this Summer

Wayne Hills Soccer Team to Tour Argentina this Summer

Games will mark the seventh time the program has traveled abroad to play.
Wayne School Collects $35K in Winnings from 2014 Follett Challenge

Wayne School Collects $35K in Winnings from 2014 Follett Challenge

Representatives from Follett School Solutions presented an award commemorating AP Terhune's Follett Challenge win earlier this month.
Wayne Schools Cut Midterms and Finals from Curriculum, Cite Common Core

Wayne Schools Cut Midterms and Finals from Curriculum, Cite Common Core

School officials say they will use the time prepping for finals to instead prep students for the new PARCC Exam, which will test Common Core standards at schools across the country starting
Wayne Schools Name New Superintendent

Wayne Schools Name New Superintendent

Dr. Mark Toback comes to the district after holding the same position the past three years in Hoboken.
Wayne School Named Top 10 Leukemia Fundraiser in State

Wayne School Named Top 10 Leukemia Fundraiser in State

School raised nearly $5,500 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Wayne Hills, Valley Make 'Most Challenging High Schools in NJ' List

Wayne Hills, Valley Make 'Most Challenging High Schools in NJ' List

Ranking was based on the number of college-level exams taken at the schools each year.
President Obama Awards Teacher from Wayne

President Obama Awards Teacher from Wayne

Leonia Middle School teacher was recently recognized as the state's Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching recipient.
DePaul Students to Sleep in Cardboard Boxes, Experience Homelessness

DePaul Students to Sleep in Cardboard Boxes, Experience Homelessness

The students in Wayne will be logging their experiences using social media.
Wayne Schools Report Lower Than Average Per Pupil Spending

Wayne Schools Report Lower Than Average Per Pupil Spending

The state recently released the 2014 Taxpayer's Guide to Education Spending.
Former Education Commissioner Helping in Wayne Superintendent Search

Former Education Commissioner Helping in Wayne Superintendent Search

Consulting firm owner is volunteering his time to the district, report says.
Wayne to Host Community Forum on Teen Drug Use

Wayne to Host Community Forum on Teen Drug Use

Speakers will share 'hard truths about the growing problem among teens in and around our community,' school says.
Should New Jersey Schools Prohibit E-Cigarettes?

Should New Jersey Schools Prohibit E-Cigarettes?

Sale of alternative smoking device legal to minors.
Wayne Schools OK 1.89% Tax Increase

Wayne Schools OK 1.89% Tax Increase

Approved budget will mean a $167 tax increase for the average homeowner, report says.
Wayne School Wins $30K Video Challenge

Wayne School Wins $30K Video Challenge

Video also won a 'People's Choice' vote worth $5K in educational equipment.
Photo: Wayne Kids Plant Tree for Arbor Day

Photo: Wayne Kids Plant Tree for Arbor Day

JCP&L donated the cherry tree.