The Buzz

  •  Be Nice Spirit Week, 2023

    Be Nice Spirit Week

    WCS continued to expand its Be Nice mental health initiative via a district-wide spirit week. Be Nice Spirit Week included mental health awareness-themed activities throughout all schools and special events. View photos by selecting the link. 

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    Project Citizen Students Earn Superior Rating at National Showcase

    A Williamston Middle School Project Citizen entry earned a Superior rating at the 2023 National Showcase. Williamston was one of only nine schools throughout the country to be recognized at that level. The middle school project focused on drunk driving intervention. Learn more by selecting the link. 

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  •  Community Night, 2023

    WCS Hosts Community Night

    WCS hosted a Community Night following a serious weather event that caused significant damage in Williamston. The evening included free admission to a varsity football game and a tribute to first responders who saved lives and restored power after the storm. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  •  Paige Paulsen, Hall of Fame Ceremony, 2023

    Williamston AD Inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

    WCS Director of Athletics and Enrichment Paige Paulsen was inducted into the South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame. Mr. Paulsen was named both Mr. Basketball and the state's Gatorade Player of the Year before going on to compete at the Division I and professional levels. Learn more by selecting the link. 

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    MSA Student Research Published

    Recent Math and Science Academy (MSA) graduates published original research in the Journal of Emerging Investigators. These students join a tradition of MSA members earning this distinction during their time at Williamston High School. Select the link to learn more about MSA and review the articles. 

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  •  Opening Day 2023

    Williamston Celebrates Opening Day

    WCS welcomed back all staff members for the beginning of the 2023-2024 school year. Opening day events included new staff orientation and professional development centered on school and district improvement goals. View photos from opening day and review WCS initiatives for the upcoming year by selecting the link.

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  •  Explorer Gym Painting, 2023

    Summer Facilities Preparations Continue

    Facilities enhancements continue in advance of students returning for the 2023-2024 school year. Items include aesthetic upgrades to learning environments, sidewalk repairs, and additional safety infrastructure. View photos of final summer projects by selecting the link. 

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  •  Repaving the middle school parting lot, 2023

    Summer Projects Underway

    Work is underway on an extensive list of facility, safety, and technology projects across the District. Various sources, including the District Sinking Fund, support the enhancements. View photos of current summer projects by selecting the link. 

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  •  Commencement, 2023

    Commencement 2023

    Williamston Community Schools celebrated the Class of 2023 at Commencement. The event was held at the Wharton Center on the campus of Michigan State University. Mr. Mick Grewal (Class of 1986) received the Distinguished Alumni Award. Select the link to view photos and the event's program.

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  •  Class of 2023 Top 10 Graduates

    Class of 2023 Top 10 and All "A" Honor Roll Recipients

    Williamston Community Schools announces the Top 10 Graduates of the Class of 2023 as determined by cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA). The District is also proud to recognize graduates earning All "A" Honor Roll status. Select the link to learn more about these accomplished students.

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  •  Young Fives Garden Concert, 2023

    Young Fives Garden Celebration

    Discovery Elementary Young Fives classes participated in an integrated STEAM learning experience during their Garden Concert. Students performed music and displayed a variety of original artwork with science connections. Select the link to view photos from the event and learn why WCS is a leader in STEAM education. 

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  •  Senior Project Day

    Senior Project Day, 2023

    The Class of 2023 participated in a variety of meaningful projects throughout the District. Examples include assisting the maintenance team with landscaping, aiding teachers with classroom lessons, and supporting students at the elementary campus media center and cafeteria. View photos of Project Day by selecting the link. 

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  •  MSA Showcase, 2023

    Mathematics and Science Academy Showcase, 2023

    Students and faculty from Williamston High School's Math and Science Academy presented their 2023 Showcase. The event included presentations by MSA sophomores and juniors on projects and original research they have studied throughout the school year. Select the link to view photos and learn more about why WCS is a leader in STEAM education. 

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  •  MLK Art Contest Winner, 2023

    WHS Student Wins MLK Art Contest

    Williamston High School student Sarah won the 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King Art Contest sponsored by the Mid-Michigan MLK Commission. Sarah earned a $500 prize. Additionally, her artwork will be displayed at the NAMI Center in Lansing. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  •  Innovative Design Vehicle, 2023

    Innovative Vehicle Design Team Wins Multiple Awards

    Williamston’s Innovative Vehicle Design (IVD) team distinguished itself at Square One's 16th Annual IVD Competition. The event was held at Kettering University's GM Mobility Research Center.  The team won the premier hour-long race and the Innovation Award. Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist met with the team and started the race. Learn more 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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    Fields of Excellence Award Winner, 2022Collect Success Award, Gold   AP CSP Female Diversity Award


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