September 16, 2019 A district graduation rate exceeding 90 percent. Award-winning teachers and administrators. A new solar farm that is cutting energy costs and providing new learning opportunities for our students. These are just some of the great stories you’ll

From painting bulletin boards to landscaping, dozens of volunteers from Rolls-Royce made a difference in Wayne on September 11. The employees, taking part in the company’s Community Care Week, performed a variety of services throughout the district. They painted bulletin

Two students from Ben Davis University High School (BDU) and one from Ben Davis High School are serving as advisors to Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett this year. The three are part of Mayor Hogsett’s Youth Leadership Council. The council advises

A new initiative at Chapel Hill 7th & 8th Grade Center has more students focused on strength, endurance, and flexibility. The class, called Healthy Start, was the brainchild of Kelin Mark, new principal at the school. He turned to physical

When Terri Mathews accepted the position of principal this summer at Chapelwood Elementary, she knew it would feel like coming home. “The opportunity to serve as a leader where I began my teaching career in Wayne has come full circle,”

Kelin Mark, principal of Chapel Hill 7th & 8th Grade Center, has received a Jefferson Award for Multiplying Good. Mr. Mark was presented with the award Friday, August 30, by RTV6 Reporter Rafael Sanchez. The American Institute for Public Service

Linda Gomes, who retired as a music teacher from Stout Field Elementary at the end of last school year, is now a “Top 10” finalist for the Indiana Teacher of the Year Award. “Top 10” finalists will be interviewed on

As Ben Davis University High School begins a new school year, it can look back on some tremendous achievements by the class of 2019. Newly released statistics show our early-college high school’s official associate’s degree completion rate was 93 percent

The Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township has named Barry Gardner as its new chief financial officer. Mr. Gardner has served as chief financial officer for Brownsburg Community Schools for the last four years. “My most important goal in this

The Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township will have 79 new faces among its teaching ranks for the 2019-20 school year. The district welcomed its new teachers Friday, July 26 with a breakfast at the Ben Davis Ninth Grade Center.