Tag Archives: Wayne County Board of Education

$20 Million In State Funds Will Help Update Rosewood Middle School

$20 Million In State Funds Will Help Update Rosewood Middle School

(GDN) — The new state budget includes funds for much-needed updates to a Wayne County school.  A $20 million block grant will come to Wayne County for the replacement or renovation of Rosewood Middle School.  This week, both the Wayne County Board of Commissioners and Board of Education passed a joint resolution thanking the legislators…read more »

Strickland Won’t Seek Reelection To School Board

Strickland Won’t Seek Reelection To School Board

(GDN) — A Wayne County school board member will not seek reelection.  Jennifer Strickland announced on Monday she would not seek another term on the Board of Education.  Strickland, the District 4 representative, thanked the Grantham and Rosewood community for their support over the past seven years. read more »

Foucht Officially Joins Board Of Education

Foucht Officially Joins Board Of Education

Craig Foucht was sworn in Friday afternoon at the WCPS Central Services office as the new District 5 Board of Education representative. Also in attendance were Dr. David Lewis (Superintendent), Cassie Barnes (Notary of the Public), and Don Christopher West (Board Chair).read more »

Foucht Named New District 5 Representative On Board Of Education

Foucht Named New District 5 Representative On Board Of Education

The Wayne County Board of Education selects its newest member.  Craig Foucht has been named the new District 5 representative on the School Board.  Foucht and fellow candidate Philip French were interviewed by the Board of Education on Thursday.  The board then voted 5-1 and selected Foucht as the replacement for Joe Democko.  Democko stepped…read more »

WCPS Keeps Masks Mandatory For At Least Another Month

WCPS Keeps Masks Mandatory For At Least Another Month

Wayne County Public Schools will maintain its mandatory masking policy for another month.  At this week’s meeting, the Wayne County Board of Education voted 5 -1 and approved maintaining the existing PreK-12 masking requirements for students, staff and visitors.  During the meeting, it was shared 372 WCPS students have avoided exclusion from class over the…read more »

School Board Sets Process For Filling District 5 Seat

School Board Sets Process For Filling District 5 Seat

Work begins to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Wayne County Board of Education.  The board met Monday and set the process for filling the vacancy that will be created when current District 5 representative Joe Democko steps down on October 1st.  Fellow school board member Patricia Burden made the motion for filling Democko’s seat…read more »

Democko To Step Down From Wayne County Board Of Education

Democko To Step Down From Wayne County Board Of Education

A member of the Wayne County Board of Education announces his resignation.  At the conclusion of Monday’s meeting, District 5 representative and Vice-Chair Joe Democko announced he was stepping down from the school board due to family health matters. Democko says he will be having to spend time in New York to help care for…read more »

WCPS Releases Statement On Fremont Elementary Funding Agreement

WCPS Releases Statement On Fremont Elementary Funding Agreement

The following statement has been released on behalf of the Wayne County Board of Education: The Wayne County Board of Education looks forward to continuing to work constructively with the Board of County Commissioners to build a wonderful new Fremont Elementary School with the support of a $15 million grant secured from the State of…read more »

Commissioners: Fremont Elementary Waiting For School Board Approval

Commissioners: Fremont Elementary Waiting For School Board Approval

Wayne County Government issued the following release on Wednesday regarding the construction of the new Fremont Elementary School: In October 2020, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners and Wayne County Board of Education met in Fremont to announce a new school to replace Fremont STARS Elementary. This new school would replace a facility built in 1923 with…read more »

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