• Around the Schools / Featured News / High SchoolApril 4, 2024
    FRC Robotics Team 4285 Camobots…The team has won a District Champion at a District Event along with Innovation in Automation and Creativity Award for Robot Design and Gameplay See link information below: April 4, 2024 FIRST FMA Regional Championship Day 1 video feed: Lehigh University Stabler Goodman Stadiumhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLcQibPeSckEST Qualification Matches start 1:30PM-6PM (8AM – noon is inspection / practice matches / calibration) April 5, 2024FIRST FMA Regional Championship Day 2 video feed: Lehigh University Stabler Goodman Stadiumhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0o5SW-QV8UEST Qualification Matches start 8AM-6PM April 6, 2024FISRT FMA Regional Championship Day 3 video feed: Lehigh University Stabler Goodman Stadiumhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCDUeduIIeQEST Qualification Matches start 8AM-12 noon then Finals selection matches start 1PM est – 6PM Like this:Like Loading... [...]
  • Around the Schools / Featured News / High SchoolMarch 28, 2024
    Western Wayne Drama Club presents…The full cast of Western Wayne Drama Club’s The Addams Family School Edition A New Musical. Stage Crew for Western Wayne Drama Club’s Production of The Addams Family Pit Band for Western Wayne Drama Club’s Production of The Addams Family From left (seated): Nathan Conway, Gomez Addams; Jade Wetherington, Morticia Addams. From left (standing): Lillian Maros, Wednesday Addams; Caden Wilson, Lurch; Owen Obloshny, Fester Addams; Colette Schmitt, Pugsley Addams; Charlotte Skelton, Cousin It; and Mackenzie Kennedy as Grandma Addams pose for an Addams Family portrait. From left: Allen Ratchford, Molly French, Madison Forgione, Zachary Jordan, Stephanie Maxwell, Scott Kurent, Nathan Conway, Gomez Addams; Jade Wetherington, Morticia Addams; Brenna McGlone, Melinda Kopcza, Madison Trapanese, and Zachary Wilbur, Grim Reaper, tango together. Grandma Addams, played by Mackenzie Kennedy, warns her grandson Pugsley Addams, played by Colette Schmitt, to stay away from her acrimonium potion or else. Alice Beineke, played by Emily Lescinski; Mal Beineke, played by Joseph Regalbuto; and Lucas Beineke, played by Jason Vass; search for the Addams Family home so that Lucas can introduce his parents to his fiancee Wednesday Addams.  Cousin It, played by Charlotte Skelton, gives the family a not-so-subtle hint. Gomez Addams, played by Nathan Conway, talks to the worst hotel in Paris to try to mend his relationship with Moricia after he keeps a secret from her. Cousin It, played by Charlotte Skelton, and Lurch, played by Caden Wilson, do their best to help the forlorn Gomez. Gomez Addams, played by Nathan Conway, sings the song “Trapped” about his conflicted feelings over trying to keep his daughter’s secret and lying to his wife along with practicing his fencing skills with the help of Lurch, played by Caden Wilson; and Thing, played by Hayley Cordero. Gomez Addams, played by Nathan Conway; gives the future father-in-law of his daughter, Mal Beineke, played by Joseph Regalbuto, an overly enthusiastic tour of the Addams mansion. Alice Beineke, played by Emily Lescinski, brings a gift to Morticia Addams, played by Jade Wetherington, that is much too bright for the Addams Family’s usual style. From left (kneeling): Madison Forgione, Brenna McGlone, Madison Trapanese, and Molly French.  From left (standing, row two): Lillian Maros, Wednesday Addams; Jason Vass, Lucas Beineke; Emily Lescinski, Alice Beineke; Nathan Conway, Gomez Addams; Jade Wethertington, Morticia Addams; Colette Schmitt, Pugsley Addams; Mackenzie Addams, Grandma Addams; Charlotte Skelton, Cousin It; Stephanie Maxwell. From left (standing, row three): Owen Obloshny, Fester Addams; Scott Kurent, Joseph Regalbuto, Mal Beineke; Zachary Wilbur, Grim Reaper; Caden Wilson, Lurch; and Zachary Jordan. From left: Owen Obloshny, Fester Addams; Colette Schmitt, Pugsley Addams; Lillian Maros, Wednesday Addams; Charlotte Skelton, Cousin It; Nathan Conway, Gomez Addams; Jade Wetherington, Morticia Addams; Mackenzie Kennedy, Grandma Addams; and Caden Wilson as Lurch; pose by their family car. Western Wayne Drama Club’s production this year is The Addams Family School Edition A New Musical. The cast, crew, and pit band are excited to perform the show for the community. Performances of Western Wayne Drama Club’s The Addam Family are at Western Wayne High School’s Veterans Memorial Auditorium on Friday, April 12, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, April 14 at 2 p.m.  Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and students, and Western Wayne students are free with a student ID.  Follow us on instagram at ww_drama_clubAll tickets are sold at the door. We will also have basket raffles and refreshments available at the show for purchase.The Addams Family School Edition is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide 1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NY 10036. www.theatricalrights.com THE ADDAMS FAMILY School Edition A NEW MUSICAL Book by MARSHALL BRICKMAN and RICK ELICE Music and Lyrics by ANDREW LIPPA Orchestrations by Larry Hochman Based on Characters Created by Charles Addams Originally produced on Broadway by Stuart Oken, Roy Furman, Michael Leavitt, Five Cent Productions, Stephen Schuler, Decca Theatricals, Scott M. Delman, Stuart Ditsky, Terry Allen Kramer, Stephanie P. McClelland, James L. Nederlander, Eva Price, Jam Theatricals/Mary LuRoffe, Pittsburgh CLO/Gutterman-Swinsky, Vivek Tiwary/Gary Kaplan, The Weinstein Company/Clarence, LLC, Adam Zotovich/Tribe Theatricals; By Special Arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical.All involved with the show are grateful to have the opportunity to perform for an audience and cordially invite you to their show.“We have been working on some of the scenes since November and can’t wait to bring this iconically hysterical story to life,” senior Drama Club President Nathan Conway, who plays Gomez Addams, and serves as a student director, said.Fellow senior Caden Wilson, who plays Lurch, and serves as a student director, agrees, “There are so many scenes that I think the audience will connect because they know the Addams family characters. They’ll get to see some of them in a new light since the musical centers around the story of an older Wednesday who has recently become engaged to a boy the complete opposite of her from Ohio. ”Senior Mackenzie Kennedy is also excited for the performance. She will play the role of Grandma Addams and serves as stage manager. “I’m so excited to have my first named lead role this year,” Kenzie said. “She is such a fun character to play; she really tells it like it is.”Cast members include: Nathan Conway, Gomez Addams, club president, student director; Jade Wetherington, Morticia Addams; club PR officer; Lillian Maros, Wednesday Addams; club historian, assistant student director; Colette Schmitt, Pugsley Addams, club secretary; Owen Obloshny, Fester Addams; club vice president; Mackenzie Kennedy, Grandma Addams, stage manager; Caden Wilson, Lurch, student director; Robert Scramuzza, Conquistador Ancestor, club vice president; assistant student director; Scott Kurent, Caveman Ancestor; Zachary Jordan, Soldier Ancestor; Brenna McGlone, Saloon Girl Ancestor; Emma DeNunzio, Flight Attendant Ancestor, assistant stage manager; Stephanie Maxwell, Bride Ancestor, student costume assistant; Madison Trapanese, Pirate Ancestor; prop mistress; Molly French, School Girl Ancestor; Zachary Wilbur, Grim Reaper, student music director assistant; Hayley Cordero, Thing; Charlotte Skelton, Cousin It; Joseph Regalbuto, Mal Beineke, club treasurer; Emily Lescinski, Alice Beineke; Jason Vass, Lucas Beineke; and Madison Forgione, the Moon.Ensemble Cast Members include: Dakota Douglas, Aveah Drelich, Hannah Dockemeyer, Kendall Murray, Melinda Kopzca, Abigayle Pavlicek, Olivia Swingle, Avery Ullner, Allen Ratchford, Isabella Hayden, Britney Wertman, Mikayla Fullone, Jesse Mitchell, Mackenzie Warnock, Chloe Jewett, Alex Bernardi, Laila Rainford, Ian Forney, Johnathon Maxwell. Stage crew members: Tash Amberg, Luckus Balmer, Claire Cowley, Nathan Day, Madison Vinton, Sonora Dockemeyer, Ireland Swingle, Roslyn Knecht, Anthony Martin, Kallie Wehrmann, Leo West, Audrey Capozzi, Margaret Norris, Lola Vertalics, Tori Walton, Kaitlin Wargo, Milo MacCollum, Charlotte Skelton, Joseph Regalbuto, Jameson Balmer, Michael Olivo, Summer Paugh, Mikayla Fullone. Student pit orchestra members: Xavier Graham, Lia Hartman, Will Dwyer, Kalob Franko, Makayla Moser, Kayla Walton, Brad Miehle, Antonio Fisichella, Nicholas Fisichella, and Anthony Redmond. Picture One:  The full cast of Western Wayne Drama Club’s The Addams Family School Edition A New Musical. Picture Two: Stage Crew for Western Wayne Drama Club’s Production of The Addams Family Picture Three:  Pit Band for Western Wayne Drama Club’s Production of The Addams Family Picture Four:  From left: Owen Obloshny, Fester Addams; Colette Schmitt, Pugsley Addams; Lillian Maros, Wednesday Addams; Charlotte Skelton, Cousin It; Nathan Conway, Gomez Addams; Jade Wetherington, Morticia Addams; Mackenzie Kennedy, Grandma Addams; and Caden Wilson as Lurch; pose by their family car. Picture Five: From left (seated): Nathan Conway, Gomez Addams; Jade Wetherington, Morticia Addams. From left (standing): Lillian Maros, Wednesday Addams; Caden Wilson, Lurch; Owen Obloshny, Fester Addams; Colette Schmitt, Pugsley Addams; Charlotte Skelton, Cousin It; and Mackenzie Kennedy as Grandma Addams pose for an Addams Family portrait. Picture Six: From left: Allen Ratchford, Molly French, Madison Forgione, Zachary Jordan, Stephanie Maxwell, Scott Kurent, Nathan Conway, Gomez Addams; Jade Wetherington, Morticia Addams; Brenna McGlone, Melinda Kopcza, Madison Trapanese, and Zachary Wilbur, Grim Reaper, tango together. Picture Seven: Grandma Addams, played by Mackenzie Kennedy, warns her grandson Pugsley Addams, played by Colette Schmitt, to stay away from her acrimonium potion or else. Picture Eight: Alice Beineke, played by Emily Lescinski; Mal Beineke, played by Joseph Regalbuto; and Lucas Beineke, played by Jason Vass; search for the Addams Family home so that Lucas can introduce his parents to his fiancee Wednesday Addams.  Cousin It, played by Charlotte Skelton, gives the family a not-so-subtle hint. Picture Nine:  Gomez Addams, played by Nathan Conway, talks to the worst hotel in Paris to try to mend his relationship with Moricia after he keeps a secret from her. Cousin It, played by Charlotte Skelton, and Lurch, played by Caden Wilson, do their best to help the forlorn Gomez. Picture Ten: Gomez Addams, played by Nathan Conway, sings the song “Trapped” about his conflicted feelings over trying to keep his daughter’s secret and lying to his wife along with practicing his fencing skills with the help of Lurch, played by Caden Wilson; and Thing, played by Hayley Cordero. Picture Eleven: Gomez Addams, played by Nathan Conway; gives the future father-in-law of his daughter, Mal Beineke, played by Joseph Regalbuto, an overly enthusiastic tour of the Addams mansion. Picture Twelve: Alice Beineke, played by Emily Lescinski, brings a gift to Morticia Addams, played by Jade Wetherington, that is much too bright for the Addams Family’s usual style. From left (kneeling): Madison Forgione, Brenna McGlone, Madison Trapanese, and Molly French.  From left (standing, row two): Lillian Maros, Wednesday Addams; Jason Vass, Lucas Beineke; Emily Lescinski, Alice Beineke; Nathan Conway, Gomez Addams; Jade Wethertington, Morticia Addams; Colette Schmitt, Pugsley Addams; Mackenzie Addams, Grandma Addams; Charlotte Skelton, Cousin It; Stephanie Maxwell. From left (standing, row three): Owen Obloshny, Fester Addams; Scott Kurent, Joseph Regalbuto, Mal Beineke; Zachary Wilbur, Grim Reaper; Caden Wilson, Lurch; and Zachary Jordan. Like this:Like Loading... [...]
  • Around the Schools / Featured News / High SchoolMarch 25, 2024
    HS WRESTLING: Rush left mark…Scott Rush’s athletic accomplishments earned him a spot in the Wayne County Sports Hall of Fame in 2021. Click here to read the full story. Like this:Like Loading... [...]
  • Around the Schools / Featured News / High SchoolMarch 19, 2024
    Western Wayne Drama Club Character…RESERVATIONS DUE SATURDAY, MARCH 23 The cast and crew of The Western Wayne Drama Club’s production of The Addams Family School Edition will host a Character Breakfast on Saturday, April 6, at 10 a.m. in the High School cafeteria.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children and senior citizens.  You can reserve tickets by using the following Google Form. Form link  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OUPNEM06dLL5oewmhdM1fenYxIZEmWOwjw90UI5nXi4/edit TICKET ORDER DEADLINE IS THIS WEEK ON MARCH 23. Any questions, email jmclau@wwsd.io Save the date for our performances of The Addams Family School Edition on Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 14 at 7 p.m.; and Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m. in the High School Auditorium. Front row, from left: Nathan Conway as Gomez; Jade Wetherington as Morticia; and Charlotte Skelton as Cousin It.  Back row, from left:  Lilly Maros as Wednesday; Caden Wilson as Lurch; Owen Obloshny as Uncle Fester; Colette Schmitt as Pugsley; and MacKenzie Kennedy as Grandma.  Like this:Like Loading... [...]
  • Around the Schools / Featured News / High SchoolMarch 15, 2024
    Computer science is Western Wayne’s…Western Wayne High School is planning to start its first Career Technical Education (CTE) program, focused on computer programming and networking.   Certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), a CTE program can prepare students for the workforce directly from high school with the added advantage a CTE can have on the resume, district STEAM Principal Elizabeth Watson said.  Click here for the full story! Like this:Like Loading... [...]