The Buzz

  • Fun Run at Elementary Campus

    The Williamston Elementary PTSA sponsored the annual Fun Run at the Elementary Campus. The event promotes exercise while raising funds for elementary activities and special projects. Learn more about the PTSA here.

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  • 1976 Hornets Girls Track Team

    The 1976 Hornets Girls Track Team was inducted into the Greater Lansing Sports Hall of Fame. Find out more about the success and legacy of this famous Williamston team by selecting the link.

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  • Walk to School Day 2018

    Students at Explorer and Discovery Elementary Schools participated in Walk to School Day. The event was coordinated by elementary staff members, the PTSA, and the Williamston Police Department. Walk to School Day promotes exercise and community.

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  • Williamston Community Celebrates Homecoming

    The Williamston Community Celebrated Homecoming 2018. The weekend included the annual homecoming parade, pep assembly, game, and dance. The Hornets clinched a CAAC Red title with a 14-7 victory over Mason Friday night. Select the link to view additional photos and video highlights from Homecoming Weekend.

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  • Williamston Bands Unveil New Trailer

    The Williamston Bands have a new trailer thanks to a five-year fundraising effort by the WCS Band Boosters. The 25-foot aluminum trailer will allow the band to transport its equipment to performances across Michigan.

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  • Fifth Grade Camp

    Students at Explorer Elementary School participated in a week-long day camp. The camp provides integrated learning opportunities in a unique learning environment. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Students Participate in Teen Court

    Advanced Placement Government students participated in Teen Court, serving as jurors for peers in Ingham County. Find out more about Teen Court and Restorative Justice Principles by selecting the link.

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  • Homecoming Week!

    It is Homecoming Week in Williamston! Find out more about this year's theme and events by selecting the link.

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  • Elementary Campus Celebrates Mr. Bob Munroe's Retirement

    Students and staff at Explorer and Discovery sent Mr. Bob Munroe out in style, celebrating the elementary campus head custodian's retirement. "Mr. Bob" spent 22 years with the Williamston Community Schools. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Welcomes German Exchange Students

    Williamston High School welcomed 14 students from the Wilhelm Gymnasium in Braunschweig, Germany. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • Coach Bob Oliver Earns 500th Win

    Williamston Swim and Dive Coach Bob Oliver earned his 500th win last week with a victory over Waverly High School. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • Arts Integration at WHS

    Arts Integration project provides unique teaching and learning opportunity for WHS ceramics and Spanish students. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • New Elective Course Debuts at WMS

    21st Century Sports is a new elective to WMS this year that explores sports journalism and career pathways in sports-related job fields. Select the link to learn more about the class.

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  • Explorer Elementary Assembly Focuses on Kindness

    Explorer Elementary held its first Explorers Club of the 2018-19 school year with a special focus on "kindness." Learn more about Explorers Club by selecting the link.

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  • WCS Appoints New Board Member

    Williamston Community Schools welcomes Dr. Jason Feig to the Board of Education. Find out more by selecting the link.

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Superintendent's Welcome

  • Welcome to Williamston

    Whether you are a long-time resident of the community or a prospective parent or student interested in learning about our school system, I invite you to explore our website to find out what makes WCS such an exceptional district. From our widely recognized early literacy programming to our unique variety of elementary related arts classes, engineering and robotics labs, award winning bands, or 19 Advanced Placement courses, there is something for every learner here.

    The best way to know what makes Williamston so special is to experience it. Visit our community, tour a school, and see for yourself what all the “buzz” is about. If you are already a community member, thank you for your support and commitment to our schools and students. See you around town!

    Go Hornets! Go Williamston!

    - Dr. Adam J. Spina, Superintendent

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Announcements

  • Health Hero Flu Vaccination Clinic

    Our district will host a Health Hero Flu Vaccination Clinic at each of our buildings on October 29, 2018. Any student who has turned in the attached consent form may receive the vaccine at no cost, regardless of insurance coverage. The clinic will offer a choice between FluMist (Nasal Spray) and Fluzone (Injection). All vaccines given are preservative-free, Mercury-free, and Thimerosal-free and administered by state-licensed nurses.

    Clinic Times (times may vary depending on participation):

    8:10-9:10-High School
    9:15-10:45-Middle School
    11:00-12:30-Elementary Buildings (starting w/youngest students)
     
    Please see the attached letter for additional information.
     
     
    Consent Form (This form must be turned in to the school office prior to receiving the vaccine)
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    School Calendar for 2018-19 Now Available!

    Click here for the full calendar for the 2018-19 school year.

     

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  • M-Step Results for 2018

    The 2018 M-Step results for students are now available. Please see the attached letter from Dr. Cook for more information about the tests and results. M-STEP Informational Letter

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  • Non-Resident Students for the 2018-19 School Year

    The School of Choice (SOC) window for the 2018-19 school year is now closed. Students living outside of the Williamston School District may apply to attend school in Williamston through the non-resident student application process. 

    Please click here for the non-resident application. Please note that you must obtain a release from your home district as part of this application.

    If you have questions please call 517-655-4361 x 5116. If you would like to tour a specific building, please contact them directly.  

    Learn more about Williamston Community Schools here.

     

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  • Virtual Learning Opportunity

    Williamston Community Schools has become part of the Virtual Learning Academy (VLAC) Consortium in order to provide an opportunity for those wishing to homeschool their students. VLAC is a high-quality, home-based virtual learning opportunity for students in Kindergarten - Twelfth grade. The VLAC program is a public school option for parents (and other caregivers) preferring a flexible, home-based environment and who are willing to guide their child's learning. 

    • There is no cost to the student
    • Equipment is provided if needed (computer, printer/scanner and internet access)
    • Each program is tailored to the individual student
    • It is a blended program, not all work is done online
    • VLAC uses the world-renowned Calvert Education curriculum
    • Mentor teachers are provided
    • Parental guidance is necessary
    • The program is open to all grades but students in grades 10-12 must have a referral from WCS

    VLAC registration for the 2018-19 school year is now open. Please click VLAC.org  or call 248.209.2071 for further information. Click here to enroll.

    Students who wish to enroll in VLAC must also submit enrollment paperwork to Williamston Community Schools. Please contact Pam Reinke @ 517.655.4361 x 5116 or reinkep@gowcs.net to receive the enrollment paperwork.

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  • 2018 WCS Informational Brochure

    Learn more about Williamston Community Schools. Download the 2018 Informational Brochure here

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  • Use of District Facilities

    The board subscribes to the belief that the public schools are owned and operated by and for its customers. To this end, the board encourages the use of district facilities by properly organized groups for purposes directly related to the educational, civic, cultural, recreational and social life of the community. You may read the entire policy here: Use of District Facilities, Section 9250-R.

    Those interested in utilizing a space at WCS must fill out a Building Use Form. This form must be completed and fees paid (if necessary) before the use is approved.

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  • District Dismissal Motion Regarding Recent Civil Complaint:

    We have reviewed our School Board policies brought into issue by the allegations raised in plaintiffs’ Complaint. The School District does not believe that any constitutional or statutory right of any students or their families has been infringed upon in any manner. Our attorneys advise that they will bring a motion to dismiss the lawsuit in accordance with the Scheduling Order set by the Court.

    Read the District's motion to dismiss here. 

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  • NutriSlice logo  Lunch Menus now available through NutriSlice Link

    Our food service department is now using NutriSlice to share more information about school lunches.  You can bookmark this site, download the NutriSlice App to view menus on your device or access the menu from the district page--go to food service and click on menus. Carb counts as well as other nutrition information are available.  Here is the link address:  http://williamston.nutrislice.com/

     

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WCS “At a Glance"

  • State Academic Champs AP Honor Roll

    AP Challenge Index Top US Schools

    AP Course offered College Bound Students

     

    Graduation

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