The Buzz

  • 100 Reasons We Love School

    Leading up to Valentines Day, students and staff at Discovery Elementary posted 100 hearts with reasons why they love school (not counting snow days). Read some samples by selecting the link.

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  • WMS MathCounts Team Qualifies for States

    The Williamston Middle School MathCounts team beat out Okemos to qualify for the state competition. Find out more about the team and MathCounts by selecting the link.

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  • Williamston Student-Athletes Sign with Universities

    Several Williamston seniors have signed commitments to compete in athletics at the college level next year. Select the link to learn more.

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  • McGoff Auditorium Floor Refinished

    The stage floor of McGoff Auditorium was refinished courtesy of a generous donation by Sport Floor Refinishing and coordinated by Friends of the Auditorium. See photos of the project by selecting the link.

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  • Math Science Academy Student Research Blogs

    Follow along as WHS students progress through original research as part of their MSA research course. Topics this year include everything from micro-plastics pollution to chicken intelligence to developing the ultimate monopoly strategy! Select the link to learn more and read the blogs.

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  • WHS Students Participate in MSUFCU Art Exhibit

    Students from Williamston High School are participating in the annual Michigan State Federal Credit Union Student Art Exhibit. The event includes voting for individual entries. The high school with the most overall votes will win the School Spirit Award. Select the link to view artwork from Williamston students and vote to support our art program!

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  • Hula Hoop Workshop at Discovery

    Students in second-grade at Discovery Elementary participated in a special hula hoop workshop in their Fit For Life classes. The event provided unique opportunities for students including learning about hula hoop dance. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Williamston Middle School Students Explore Career Opportunities

    All students at WMS have the opportunity to investigate career pathways and the educational requirements needed to reach those potential goals. Students work with their teachers and school counselors to develop an initial Educational Development Plan (EDP). Select the link to learn more.

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  • Williamston Hosts 57th Jim Mooney Classic Wrestling Invitational

    Sixteen Teams competed in the tournament named after longtime Williamston coach Jim Mooney, who was present for a 20th-anniversary celebration of the 1999 State Champion team. Select the link to learn more about the event and Hornet Wrestling.

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  • WHS Theater Production Class Presents "Getting Married"

    The Williamston High School Theater Production class presented George Bernard Shaw's play "Getting Married," at McGoff Auditorium. Students from the class performed four shows over two weeks. Select the link to see more photos of the performance.

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  • WHS Innovative Vehicle Design Champion Kart Highlighted at Detroit Auto Show

    Williamston High School's Innovative Vehicle Design kart was showcased by SquareOne leadership at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show after winning the IVD competition last May. Select the link to learn more about the IDV team.

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  • Explorer Elementary Students Visit Abrams Planetarium

    Fifth-grade students from Explorer Elementary visited the Abrams Planetarium on the campus of Michigan State University. The out of school learning experience was funded by the Williamston Schools Foundation. Select the link to learn more about the trip.

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  • WHS Business Professionals of America Team Competes at Regional Event

    The Williamston High School team delivered an impressive performance at the BPA regional event with over 30 students qualifying for the state competition later this winter. Find out more about Business Professionals of America by selecting the link.

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  • Cardboard Arcade at WMS

    Williamston Middle School's Design and Modeling Class presented their annual Cardboard Arcade. The activity is representative of the District's STEAM initiative. It promotes research, collaboration, design, and the construction of an arcade cabinet out of cardboard. Select the link to learn more and see photos of the event.

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  • WHS Teacher's Book Named to Michigan Notable Book List

    "The Page Fence Giants," written by Williamston High School teacher Mr. Mitch Lutzke, was named to the 2019 Michigan Notable Book List by the Library of Michigan and the Michigan Department of Education. Read the MDE press release and learn more about the book 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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  • Kindergarten & Young Fives Orientation for the 2019-20 School Year

    Please join us on March 5, 2019, from 6:30-7:30 p.m in the Discovery Elementary cafeteria and gymnasium to obtain information on enrolling your incoming kindergarten/young five student(s) for the 2019-20 school year. Meet our staff, have your questions answered, pick up an enrollment packet, and sign up for an enrollment session. We look forward to seeing you there!

    If your student is currently enrolled in our Young Fives program you do not need to attend this session. Current Young Five students will automatically be enrolled for the 2019-20 school year.

    Please click here for the orientation flyer.

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  • Snow Day/School Closing Process 2018-19

    Read the procedures for closing schools due to weather or road conditions here.

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  • School Calendar for 2018-19

    Full 2018-19 school calendar


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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. These applications are for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year.

    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.

    The School of Choice window for the 2019-20 school year has not been set at this time. If you would like to receive an application once they become available please call our office after April 8, 2019, to be placed on the list to receive an application.

    Parents of SOC 2019-20 kindergarten students should attend the Parent Orientation, 6:00 p.m., March 5th, at Discovery Elementary. They will meet the teachers and office staff, gather school-related information and sign-up for an enrollment session. 

    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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  • 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:


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    Stay up-to-date on WCS news by adding our Announcements, The Buzz, and Superintendent's Blog to your RSS feed.  To do this just click on the RSS icon by the specific section headline and follow the instructions.  


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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