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February 6, 2023
A Message from the Principal

Hi Roosevelt-McGrath Families, We are moving full speed into February and there is so much to celebrate! It is going to be a great month celebrating African American History Month, construction begins on our new gym Roosevelt-McGrath Improvements Updates, brand new Smartboards are being installed into each classroom offering the latest in high tech instructional tools and I can't forget to focus on the fact that the sun (when we can see it) is out a little longer each day!

External LinkNEWSLETTER: Roadrunner Weekly - February 3, 2023

January 30, 2023
A Message from the Principal

Hi Roosevelt-McGrath Families, I often get great questions from parents regarding what they can do to help their child with reading at home. Reading consistently with your child is a fantastic way to build your child's literacy skills. In addition, our District has partnered with Amira Learning, an online, digital reading tutor for your child. It is a great reading tool! 

Another great parent resource is a new public library service for families, called “TALK: Text and Learn for Kindergarten,” will help build early literacy skills for young children, the Library of Michigan announced today. TALK sends two text messages each week suggesting early literacy activities that parents and caregivers can easily incorporate into daily routines with their children.

Don't hesitate to reach out to your child's teacher with any questions.

External LinkNEWSLETTER: Roadrunner Weekly - January 27, 2023

January 23, 2023
A Message from the Principal

Every Friday is a great time to celebrate being a Roadrunner. Each Friday is Roadrunner Red Day. Our students, staff and families are encouraged to wear red to celebrate as one big school family. When students feel connected to their school, they feel a sense of belonging. Roadrunner Red Days foster the feeling of belonging which positively impacts students academically, socially and emotionally. Have a great weekend and Go Roadrunners!

External LinkNEWSLETTER: Roadrunner Weekly - January 23, 2023

January 20, 2023
A Message from the Principal

It was a great week of welcoming everyone back to school after the holiday vacation. As we move into the new year, we will continue our focus on high academic achievement for all students, while making safety the highest of priorities. Students begin our winter NWEA testing this month. Furthermore, we will begin our new lockdown drills. Our staff has been ALICE trained and we will begin to conduct our age appropriate ALICE safety drills.

External LinkNEWSLETTER: Roadrunner Weekly - January 13, 2023

November 21, 2022
Dear Wayne-Westland Students, Staff and Families,

November has been a very exciting month for many of our students. Our Wayne Memorial High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team is in the National Preseason Top 40 for the first time. We are proud of all the hard work and energy put into the program. 

Students from our elementary and middle schools had the opportunity to visit Michigan State University, where they toured the campus and got to watch a women's basketball game. Another group of middle school students visited Lawrence Technological University and participated in STEM day. HYPE Athletics made a $10,000 donation to our PBIS program, which provides students with positive behavior with a one-day pass to the facility. We continue to work with our community partners to offer our students the most hands-on and comprehensive opportunities. 

November 3, 2022
60 Seconds in Wayne-Westland with John Dignan


  • October was : Fire Prevention Month,  Anti-Bullying Month,  National Principal Month
  • Thank you to Staff and Students



Grants updates:

  • $3.3M grant through the ECF used for LTE devices
  • $850K grant for work based learning opportunities for high school students
  • $500K SME grant for small manufacturing and engineering at our William D Ford Tech Center
  • School based health clinic being completed in April at John Glenn High School
  • $150 grant from University of Michigan Trails Program for Mental Health lessons and professional learning
  • $30K from Deliotte and Amazon for K-8 STEM Kits
  • $20K Michigan College Access Network for computers and smart board for College and Career Readiness rooms

Video Document60 Seconds in Wayne-Westland with John Dignan

September 26, 2022
60 Seconds in Wayne-Westland with Alex Ofili

Please view our latest 60 Seconds in Wayne-Westland with Alex Ofili.


  • Introduction to the District
  • HR working hard looking for new employees.  Please refer candidates to to review opportunities.
August 31, 2022
Five Reasons To Fill Out A Household Information Report

Please take a few minutes to fill out a Household Information Report.  It's more than a meal application. Please contact your student's Main Office of you have any questions or need a form.

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August 26, 2022
Top 10 Back to School Reminders

Good evening Wayne-Westland families, 

As you enjoy your last summer weekend before our students begin the new school year, I hope you and your children are filled with anticipation and excitement. Back to school represents a great tradition in Wayne-Westland. It also represents an opportunity for a fresh start. 

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August 26, 2022
60 Seconds in Wayne-Westland with Superintendent John Dignan

We are kicking off the new year with a welcome back to school message from Superintendent John Dignan.

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