Wayne Community Schools To Close From March 18 – April 3, Lunch Information Updated

WAYNE – Following the recommendation from the Nebraska Department of Education and Governor Ricketts office, several schools continue to make adjustments to their March schedule and recently Wayne did the same.

According to a release from Wayne Community Schools superintendent Dr. Mark Lenihan Monday evening, they have decided to close school effective Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, April 3 for precautionary measures. School officials would like to make the public aware that this closure could extend beyond April 3 and to make the necessary precautions.

School lunches will be provided to all students each weekday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. beginning Wednesday, March 18 at the Jr/Sr High School kitchen, the Wayne Early Learning Center (801 Providence Road) and from the Carroll Library. The lunches are made to be grab-and-go with a breakfast item for the next morning. These lunches shall not be eaten at either location.

The weekly backpack program will also be available on Fridays at the food distribution sites during the times of 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

More details about the closure will be sent home a later time as school officials continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation. A decision for an extension of being closed will be made as deemed appropriate based on any changes the schools is notified of.

Contact the high school at 402-375-3150 for questions or concerns at this time.