The Buzz

  • WHS Student Named Business Professionals of America State Parliamentarian

    Tasha, a WHS senior, was named State Parlimentarian of the Buisness Professionals of America (BPA) Executive Council. Learn more about Tasha's leadership and BPA by selecting the link.

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  • Winter Sports Underway

    Find out the dates for all Hornet winter sports by clicking on the link or visiting the WCS athletics page.

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  • Food Drive Exceeds Goals at WMS

    Students and parents of Williamston Middle School raised over 3,000 individual items and $116 in donations in support of the Williamston Food Bank. Find out more about the food bank by selecting the link.

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  • Therapy Dog Engages Students in Reading

    Bailey, a Golden/Lab Retriever mix, visits students at Discovery and Explorer Elementary Schools weekly. Reading sessions with Bailey have been a huge hit with students who eagerly wait for their chance to share books with their new "reading buddy."

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  • Madrigals Perform at Williamston Depot Museum

    The Williamston Depot Museum celebrated its annual holiday open house which included a performance by the WHS Madrigals. Learn more about the Depot Museum by clicking the link.

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  • Elementary Robotics

    Math Science Academy (MSA) students earned a grant to research the influence of an elementary robotics program on math and science achievement.

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  • New Board Member Appointed

    The WCS Board of Education unanimously appointed Mr. Scott Gaffner to serve a partial term through December 31, 2018.

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  • Light Parade

    WCS Transportation Department unveils Best Decorated Vehicle entry for this year's holiday event. Find out more about the light parade by selecting the link.

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  • Third Grade Students Participate in Golf Academy

    Coaches from First Tee visited Explorer Elementary and provided a golf clinic for students. All third grade students will participate the golf clinic during the month of December.

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  • WHS Student Signs with MSU Rowing Team

    Olivia will compete with the Spartan Rowing Team next year. Find out more about her Hornet athletic career and plans at Michigan State by selecting the link.

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  • Arts Integration in Spanish IV

    Students learn about Latin American culture as part of an arts integration project exploring Dia de los Muertos. Spanish IV is taught by the 2016-17 Michigan World Language Association Teacher of the Year, Ms. Sara Bostwick.

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  • WHS Hosts 6th Annual Model United Nations Conference

    Students from Williamston and Waverly High Schools participated in the weekend event. WHS alumni returned to assist with planning. Find out more about the Model United Nations Program at WHS by selecting the link.

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  • Williamston Students Honored For Completing the Rotary Youth Leadership Award Program

    Two WHS students, Erin and Tasha, were honored at a recent Rotary breakfast for successfully completing the Rotary Youth Leadership Camp this summer. Pictured are Williamston High School Principal Dr. Jeff Thoenes, Rotary President Raj Wiener, Tasha, Erin, RYLA Coordinator Mr. Merlin Hopkins, WCS Superintendent Dr. Adam Spina, and former WCS Superintendent Ms. Narda Murphy. Select the link to learn more about the award program.

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  • High School Science Team Partners with Michigan State University and the University of Helsinki

    Research project promotes the use of Project Based Learning in high school physics and chemistry. WHS teachers were selected to participate in this project as a result of their proactive adoption and alignment to the Next Generation Science Standards. Professional development, curricular materials, and instructional supports are provided to the District in exchange for monitoring the level of engagement demonstrated by students. Read more about the PIRE grant by selecting the link.

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  • Middle Students Host Red Ribbon Week

    Williamston Middle School PAL students hosted Red Ribbon Week. Students experienced many activities that support the theme 'Your future is key, so stay drug free.' Information about the dangers of drugs and alcohol were presented, along with the discussion of refusal skills. Students also had the option of participating in an art challenge, scavenger hunt, and games at lunch. See more pictures 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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  • December 13 Canceled Evening Events, Reschedule Dates

    Winter Choir Concert: Thursday, December 14 at 7:30 @ McGoff Auditorium

    Community Q&A Forum and Library Tour: Tuesday, December 19 from 5:00-6:00 @ Middle School Multi-Purpose Room

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  • Williamston CADL Branch, Relocation Concept Presentation

    View the presentation provided to the Williamston Board of Education at the December 4th Regular Board Meeting here. If there are any questions on the presentation, please contact Adam Spina at (517) 655-4361 or via email at 

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  • Winter Weather School Cancellation Process

    Please review the Superintendent's decision-making process for canceling school by clicking here, or visiting the Superintendent's Blog. 

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  • NEW ELIGIBILITY DATE--Free Preschool Grants:  5 Spaces Available!

    Little Hornets, the Four Star, licensed, preschool program located in the front of Explorer Elementary School (420 Highland St., Williamston) has 5 FREE AFTERNOON GRANTS from the Department of Education still available. NEW LAW:  A child must be four years of age by December 1st and the family must meet other life experiences to qualify. Submit an application to: or call (517) 655-4637 for assistance or further information.

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  • Non-Resident Students

    Students living outside of the Williamston School District may apply to attend school in Williamston through the non-resident student application process.  Call any of our buildings for a tour and more information.  Non-Resident Student Application Form and Process


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  • Fall 2017 Assessments:  Letter to Parents

    M-STEP information on how to read your child's assessment results for 2016-2017.

    Letter to Parents: Fall 2017 Assessments

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  • Complete 2017-18 School Calendar is available

    The 2017-18 school calendar dates are all included on our district calendar (homepage) on the website.   Please use this calendar throughout the year as it will be kept updated if changes are made.  The calendar can also be exported to any personal device if desired.   Click here for a one-page version of the Wliamston Community Schools 2017-18 Student Calendar

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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:


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  • Superintendent's Blog Now Live!

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    Click here for the Superintendent's Blog

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WCS “At a Glance"

  • AP Honor Roll AP Challenge Index Top US Schools Teachers of the Year AP Course offered College Bound Students