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Wyoming starts the year with one high school

WYOMING, Mich. (WZZM) -- Two long time rival high schools are now one school.

Wyoming's Rogers Golden Hawks and Wyoming Park's Vikings are gone. Now they're combined into one high school as the Wyoming Wolves.  It's all part of the district's consolidation after facing enrollment declines and economic challenges. Consolidating the district saves it $1.7 million.

Under the consolidation, Wyoming Park High School will become the new junior high. Rogers High School will become the district's only Wyoming High -- housing grades tenth through twelfth grades.

The principal says the money saved from consolidating will allow for more opportunities for students in sports and AP courses.

Wyoming Schools also added a new dress code. The superintendent says the community requested the change.
It includes no baggy pants for boys, and no yoga pants for girls.
Shirts must have sleeves, and the neckline can only be three closed fingers away from the base of the neck. Shorts and skirts must touch the knee cap. 

As for uniting rivals back on August 23rd the Wyoming Wolves played their first football game as one high school. They won 45-6 over Union High School.

 

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