Friday Night

Friday night wasn’t normal.It impacted me deeply.  I was sad.  I was angry.  I was distraught. I was sad again.  I became even more angry.  And then, on Sunday, I was thankful.Yes, thankful.  I was not thankful that it happened.  My week would have started much differently had it never occurred.  I was thankful becauseContinue reading “Friday Night”


You know the saying “Not all super heroes wear capes.”  Well, I agree 100%.  We have two super heroes in our midst.Mr. Jon Sheldon and Mr. Craig are superheroes.  They have been working tirelessly for the past three months to get our new network ready to handle all the new Chromebooks.This summer, we upgraded ourContinue reading “Chromebooks”

Hurricane Dorian preparation

In preparation for Hurricane Dorian, the leadership team at WCS has been monitoring storm forecast reports. At this time, tropical force winds and heavy rains are expected to impact Wayne County, with conditions expected to worsen throughout the night Wednesday and into Thursday and Friday. Conditions are expected to become unsafe for travel as theContinue reading “Hurricane Dorian preparation”

The Social Contract in the Classroom

I believe that relationships are important.  The relationship between teacher and students is of utmost importance when developing a great learning environment.  To help build these relationships, we are working with each class to develop agreements of behavior, rather than just declaring classroom rules.We call these agreements Social Contracts, and we’ve been working on themContinue reading “The Social Contract in the Classroom”

Why do we let them play football?

On Friday, the WCS football team stepped out on the field for the first game in two years. We faced a tough opponent, and several of our players–including my son–ended up injured. The question has been raised, so why do we let our sons play football? Isn’t the risk too high? Shannon Daniels, the motherContinue reading “Why do we let them play football?”

From the administrator’s office

Memo RE: Organizational Changes Date: 8/5/2019 From: Mr. Brenner In an effort to better support the WCS faculty, the administrative team is undergoing some structural changes.  With better-defined roles, we feel that we can provide the curriculum and classroom support our teachers need to be the best teachers they can be as they educate theContinue reading “From the administrator’s office”

Campus Improvement Updates

As the summer is drawing to a close, we are taking stock of all the improvements that have taken place around campus this summer. Here’s a brief update of what we’ve been up to: The library is in transition. The former reading room in the elementary building is converting to become an elementary library. Mrs.Continue reading “Campus Improvement Updates”

Back to School Dates

As we are preparing for the 2019-2020 school year, please mark your calendars for the following dates that apply to your family. Monday, August 5, 6:00 pm–Meeting for all seniors and their parentsMonday, August 5, 7:30 pm–Meeting for all juniors and their parentsTuesday, August 6, 5:30 pm–Orientation meeting for all new families (K-12)Tuesday, August 6,Continue reading “Back to School Dates”

WCS Welcomes New Upper School Teachers

Wayne Christian School is pleased to announce the hiring of two new teachers in the upper school. Chelsea Folz will be teaching math, and Chelsea Duffy will be teaching history. Chelsea Folz holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Meredith College, and has experience teaching math at both the middle school and high school levels.Continue reading “WCS Welcomes New Upper School Teachers”