The Buzz

  • Williamston Innovations Labs

    Work has begun at Williamston Middle School to install two Innovation Labs, funded by grants and generous donations from our community. The labs will provide students with a premier learning environment, allowing the implementation of innovative teaching and learning. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Williamston Rotary Honors WHS Student with Scholarship

    Isabelle, a WHS Senior, was awarded Rotary's Narda Murphy Student Excellence Award. Isabelle was joined by her family and members of the WCS administrative team at an awards breakfast this week.

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  • Author Visit at Discovery Elementary

    Author and WCS Alum Drake Schaberg shared his new publication with kindergarten students. Mr. Schaberg has visited students two years ago to dicuss his process for writing the book "Alphamals." Watch the video of the visit on the YouTube channel or by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Performance Gym To Get Upgrade

    The District applied to the DTE Energy Efficiency Program for Business and earned an almost a $4,000 credit to install LED lights in the gym. The DTE program will cover the entire cost of the upgrade, which will save the District thousands of dollars annually in energy expenses.

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  • Earth Science Debuts at WHS

    Earth Science is the third class in a required three course science sequence at WHS. Earth Science is a capstone class that requires application of concepts learned in physical science and biology, making it a rigorous conclusion to the Next Generation/Michigan Science Standards. Pictured above, students provide feedback on models constructed by their classmates. Select the link to learn more about Earth Science.

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  • Kindergarten Student Supports Weekend Survival Kit Program

    Evie, a kindergarten student at Discovery Elementary, donated $20 of her own money to support the Weekend Survival Kit program. Evie's gift was matched by her parents and inspired her three year old twin brothers to contribute money from their piggy banks. Thank you for your leadership and generosity Evie!

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  • Arts Integration at WCS

    Watch Ms. Angie Herek's presentation on arts integration at WCS. Her remarks were recorded at the Feburary 5, 2018 Board of Education meeting. Ms. Herek was a keynote speaker at the annual Arts Avocacy Breakfast in December. Arts integration is one of the District's five curricular priorities.

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  • Elementary Student Art on Display

    Student artwork from Ms. Lewis' class at Discovery Elementary is on display at Biggby Coffee in Williamston. The artwork was inspired by the book "Where the Wild Things Are." The project was supported by Artist in Residence Liz Wylegala.

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  • IQWST Lead Researcher at WMS

    Professor David Fortus, the lead scholar of the IQWST science program being implemented at WMS, assisted staff with utilizing the new program. IQWST is a cutting edge science program aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards. Pictured above, Dr. Fortus coteaches a lesson with Ms. Kelly Eddy. Read more about Dr. Fortus and IQWST by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Students Participate in Art Exhibit

    Ten WHS students have their art showcased at the MSUFCU Student Art Exhibit. Art will be on display at MSUFCU Headquarters for several weeks. Find out about the exhibit and prizes by selecting the link.

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  • Discovery Elementary Students Attend Performance at Wharton Center

    More than 300 students from Discovery Elementary attended a performance of “Dragons Love Tacos” at the Wharton Center on MSU’s campus. The trip was funded by the WESPTSA with funds raised from this year’s Fun Run.

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  • Senator Stabenow Visits Williamston

    U.S.Senator Debbie Stabenow visited downtown Williamston. She was presented with a WCS bag and pen and provided an overview of the District's recent academic accomplishments and initiatives.

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  • Lego Robotics at Explorer

    Third grade students teamed up with high school mentors to design and race vehicles they built. Another example of STEAM at WCS. Select the story to watch some of the races. A special thanks to the Williamston Schools Foundation for supporting this relevant and progressive series of lessons.

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  • WCS and Dart Foundation Announce $130,000 S.T.E.A.M. Grant

    The Dart Foundation awarded WCS a grant for almost $130,000 in support of the District's STEAM initiative. The grant will fund the K-5 STEAM lab on the Elementary Campus, and assist with the construction of two innovation labs at the Middle School. Read the press release and review the presentation on the grant by selecting the story.

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  • Williamston Celebrates School Board During Board Appreciation Month

    Williamston's Board of Education was acknowledged for their commitment and leadership by staff, students, and parents at its January organizational meeting. The Board also reappointed its officers and continued its long standing tradition of taking no pay for their service to the community.

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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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  • School Safety Information:

    Accouncements from Superintendent Spina: here

    Information from the Ingham County Superintendents' Roundtable: here

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  • 2018-19 Kindergarten & Young Fives Enrollment:

    Discovery Elementary has scheduled orientation and enrollment sessions for incoming kindergarten students. Enrollment orientation is scheduled for March 14, 2018 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Discovery Elementary cafeteria and gymnasium. Please plan to attend this informational session to have your questions answered and to sign up for an enrollment session. 

    Click here for more information.

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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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  • Dart Foundation STEAM Grant Presentation

    The Dart Foundation has awarded WCS a $130,000 grant in support of the District's K-12 STEAM initiative. Read the press release (here) and view the presentation on how the grant funds will be utilized here. 

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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 spinaa@gowcs.net. 

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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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  • 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

    The School of Choice (SOC) window for the 2018-19 school year has yet to be determined. Those interested in SOC should call 517-655-4361 x 5116 after April 8, 2018 to receive an application once they become available. Families with incoming non-resident kindergarten students should attend the Kindergarten Enrollment Orientation on March 14, 2018 and then apply when the SOC applications become available.  

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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:  http://williamston.nutrislice.com/

     

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  • Superintendent's Blog Now Live!

    Stay up to date with the latest news and information from the superintendent. Add the blog as part of your RSS feed or bookmark the blog to stay informed. 

    Click here for the Superintendent's Blog

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WCS “At a Glance"

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