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  •  Fine Arts Fest, 2024

    Fine Arts Fest, 2024

    Williamston Community Schools hosted the 2024 Fine Arts Fest and Art Competition. The event included performances by the secondary choir and band programs and a district-wide student art contest. View photos from the Fine Arts Fest and a list of art prize recipients by selecting the link. 

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  •  Coach Steve Kersten, 2024  Football Hall of Fame Selection

    Coach Kersten Inducted into Michigan Football Hall of Fame

    Williamston Head Football Coach Steve Kersten was selected to the Michigan Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Coach Kersten has coached the Hornets since 2001, compiling a 144 - 89 record. His accomplishments include 16 state playoff bids, including reaching the state finals in 2010. Learn more by selecting the link. 

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  •  Discovery Students observe the Solar Eclipse, 2024

    WCS Students Experience Solar Eclipse

    Williamston students observed the solar eclipse and participated in a variety of related activities. Teachers integrated the event into various science, writing, and art lessons to enhance student learning and appreciation of the eclipse. Select the link to view a photo gallery of eclipse-related learning at WCS.

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  •  Regional Teacher of the Year Logo

    Williamston Teacher Wins Regional Teacher of the Year Award

    Cassandra Eberhardt, a social studies teacher at Williamston Middle School, was named Region 6 Teacher of the Year. Ms. Eberhardt is now a finalist for Michigan Teacher of the Year. Learn more about this significant recognition by selecting the link. 

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    All WCS Schools Named Reward Schools

    All WCS schools that participate in the state assessment system were classified as Reward Schools by the Michigan Department of Education. All schools received an "A" for student proficiency and student academic growth on the state letter grade accountability system. Select the link to learn more. 

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  •  2023 Fields of Excellence Banner

    Two WCS Athletic Facilities Win 2023 Fields of Excellence Award

    The Larkin Nortman Memorial Football Field and David Conklin Memorial Baseball Field have been selected by Pioneer Athletics as two of the top 100 natural grass playing surfaces in the United States. Larkin Nortman Field has earned the recognition for three consecutive years. Select the link to learn more about the Fields of Excellence Award.

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  •  Elementary Art Extravaganza, 2024

    Elementary Art Extravaganza

    The elementary campus hosted the 2023-2024 Art Extravaganza. The event featured numerous displays, including ceramics and glow shows. Over 2,000 pieces of student artwork were included. Select the link to view photos of the event. 

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  •  We the Students Showcase

    WMS Students Participate in We the Students Showcase

    Students enrolled in the Advanced 8th Grade US History Course at Williamston Middle School participated in the "We the Students Showcase" at Wayne State University. The event promotes student research and debate on significant historical civics-related topics. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  •  UM-Flint Math Field Day, 2024

    WHS Students Win Division at UM-Flint Math Field Day

    Five Williamston High School students competed in the 55th Annual Math Field Day event at UM-Flint. The WHS team took first place in their Division. Additionally, three of the students earned individual and "team of two" recognitions. Select the link to learn more.

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    WCS Schools Excel on State Accountability Index

    All Williamston schools participating in the state assessment system earned overall index scores above 90. Williamston Middle School received the highest overall middle school index score in Ingham County and Williamston High School was the top-rated school for the fifth consecutive year. Select the link to view the complete School Index results.

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  •  WHS Senior Ollie, winner of the 2024 MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award

    WHS Senior Named MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award Recipient

    Ollie, a Senior at Williamston High School, was one of nine students enrolled at a Class B high school to receive the 2024 MHSAA Scholar-Athlete Award. The scholarship program recognizes outstanding achievement in athletics, academics, and community service. Select the link to learn more about this impressive recognition. 

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  •  2023 College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

    WHS Earns Computer Science Female Diversity Award

    Williamston High School has earned the 2023 Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Female Diversity Award. The recognition is facilitated by the College Board. The award recognizes high schools that have effectively engaged female students in computer science. WHS previously earned this accolade in 2019. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  •  WHS Student Martin, 2023 Congressional App Competition Winner

    WHS Student Wins Congressional App Challenge

    Williamston High School Senior Martin was selected as the winner of the 2023 Congressional App Competition. Martin collaborated with two classmates from other local districts to develop an application that allows users to quickly find low-cost snacks at area grocery stores. Learn more about the "Snacks Maps" app and the competition by selecting the link. 

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  •  WMS Educator Cassandra Eberhardt

    Williamston Educator Nominated for Michigan Teacher of the Year

    Williamston Middle School Educator Cassandra Eberhardt has been nominated for the 2024-2025 Michigan Teacher of the Year award. Ms. Eberhardt teaches seventh-grade social studies. Learn more about Ms. Eberhardt and Williamston's previous involvement in the Teacher of the Year program by selecting the link. 

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  •  WHS MUN Team, 2023

    WHS Model UN Team Named Best Delegation

    The Williamston High School Model United Nations team won Best Delegation at the Great Lakes Invitational. WHS students represented several countries at the event, including China, Ghana, Belgium, and Denmark. Select the link to learn more and view photos.

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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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  • North Putnam Construction Update

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  • School of Choice for the 2024-2025 School Year

    School of Choice is for students who do not reside in our district but live in Ingham or an adjacent county but would like to attend WCS. The application window has not been set at this time, but it is usually in mid-May through early June. We have started compiling a list of students who would like to be sent an application when they become available.  Those on the list will receive an application by email.  To be considered, the entire application(s) must be returned to the superintendent's office before the school of choice window closes.

    If you would like to receive an application, please contact Rachel Foster today at fosterr@gowcs.net or by phone 517.655.4361 x5116.

    If your student is entering young fives or kindergarten, please contact Discovery Elementary at 517.655.2855. 

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  • KCLH Registration Flyer

     

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  • School Calendar

    2023-2024 School Calendar

    2024-2025 School Calendar

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  • WCS COVID-19 Protocols

    Review updated district protocols regarding COVID-19 here.

    As of September 2023

    *Protocols are subject to change. 

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  • Ingham County Prosecutor's Letter to Parents Regarding School Safety and Threats of School Violence. Updated December 6, 2021.

    Click here to read this informative letter.

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Recent District Accolades

  • Niche Best SchoolsBest US High Schools Banner, 20222019 Education Excellence Award

    Fields of Excellence Award Winner, 2022Collect Success Award, Gold   AP CSP Female Diversity Award

     

    Basketball State Champions  Academic Champion District    Soccer State Champions

     

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