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  •  WHS InvenTeam Patent

    WHS InvenTeam Awarded Patent

    The Williamston High School InvenTeam was awarded a United States Patent. The team designed a robot that can remove trash from beaches. It is the second time the team has earned a patent for an original invention. Learn more about the invention and the team by selecting the link.  

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  •  Commencement, 2024

    Commencement 2024

    Williamston Community Schools celebrated the Class of 2024 at commencement. Congratulations to our outstanding graduates. View photographs and the commencement program by selecting the link.

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  •  Class of 2024 Top Graduates

    Class of 2024 Top Ten Graduates and "All A" Honor Roll Recipients

    Williamston Community Schools is pleased to announce the Class of 2024 Top Ten graduates (as determined by overall Grade Point Average) and "All A" Honor Roll Recipients. Select the link to learn more about these accomplished students. 

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  •  WHS Class of 2024

    Congratulations Class of 2024

    The Class of 2024 completed their final week at Williamston High School by participating in many traditional events. Activities included Senior Awards Night, Senior Project Day, and the Parade of Seniors. The class earned numerous individual and collective recognitions during their time at WHS. Learn more and view photos by selecting the link.

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  •  Math and Science Academy Showcase, 2024

    Math and Science Academy Showcase, 2024

    Students enrolled in Williamston High School's Math and Science Academy (MSA) hosted their annual showcase event. Community members were invited to listen to presentations on original research and view demonstrations of various engineering projects. The showcase is another example of why WCS is a leader in STEAM education. Select the link to learn more.  

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  •  Williamston Softball 2024

    Baseball and Softball Teams Selected for Area Invitational Tournaments

    Both the Williamston High School baseball and softball teams have been selected for showcase tournaments of the region's best teams. The softball team has been invited to the Greater Lansing Area Sports Hall of Fame Classic. Baseball will be competing in the Diamond Classic. Select the link to view game schedules.

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  •  Becky Durling, National PAEMST Finalist

    Williamston Teacher Named PAEMST National Finalist

    Becky Durling, a Young Fives teacher at Discovery Elementary, has been selected as a national finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Ms. Durling has been an instrumental part of Williamston's award-winning STEAM initiative. She was previously recognized as the Michigan Science Teachers Association Teacher of the Year. Learn more by selecting the link. 

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  •  WHS Quiz Bowl Team, 2024

    WHS Quiz Bowl Team Places 13th Nationally

    The Williamston High School Quiz Bowl Team placed 13th in the national playoffs in Chicago. 88 teams from throughout the country competed in the event. Two WHS students ranked in the top 20% of all Quiz Bowl participants. Select the link to learn more.

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  •  WHS 2024 Senior Scholar Athletes

    WHS 2024 CAAC Scholar Athletes Announced

    Williamston High School honored ten seniors ranked academically at the top of their class who also lettered in at least two varsity sports. The recognition took place at the 2024 CAAC Senior Scholar Awards. Learn more about the event and view the list of award recipients by selecting the link.

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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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  •  MDE Mi School Data Logo

    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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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

  • Non-resident Students for 2024-2025 

    Our school of choice window for the 2024-25 school year is now closed. If you would like to send your student to Williamston as a non-resident you must complete the non-resident application.  You will be required to obtain a release from your resident district. This release form is generally used for districts outside of Ingham County. Non-resident applications are processed very quickly once we have received the entire application.

    Contact 517.655.4361 x5116 for a hard copy of the application, or if you have any questions.  

    Non-Resident Application

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  • 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

     

    Graduation

August 6, 2024 Bond Proposal
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