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  • 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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  • The Williamston High School Girls Basketball Team is hosting two girls basketball clinics August 29-September 26, 2018.  Click on level below for details and registration form: 

    Fall Girls Basketball Clinic Grades K-4

    Fall Girls Basketball Clinic Grades 5-6

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    School Calendar for 2018-19 Now Available!

    Click here for the full calendar for the 2018-19 school year.

     

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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. 

    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.

    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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  • Virtual Learning Opportunity

    Williamston Community Schools has become part of the Virtual Learning Academy (VLAC) Consortium in order to provide an opportunity for those wishing to homeschool their students. VLAC is a high-quality, home-based virtual learning opportunity for students in Kindergarten - Twelfth grade. The VLAC program is a public school option for parents (and other caregivers) preferring a flexible, home-based environment and who are willing to guide their child's learning. 

    • There is no cost to the student
    • Equipment is provided if needed (computer, printer/scanner and internet access)
    • Each program is tailored to the individual student
    • It is a blended program, not all work is done online
    • VLAC uses the world-renowned Calvert Education curriculum
    • Mentor teachers are provided
    • Parental guidance is necessary
    • The program is open to all grades but students in grades 10-12 must have a referral from WCS

    VLAC registration for the 2018-19 school year is now open. Please click VLAC.org  or call 248.209.2071 for further information. Click here to enroll.

    Students who wish to enroll in VLAC must also submit enrollment paperwork to Williamston Community Schools. Please contact Pam Reinke @ 517.655.4361 x 5116 or reinkep@gowcs.net to receive the enrollment paperwork.

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  • Summer Enrichment Opportunities

    If you are looking for something fun to do this summer please check out the attached brochure from The Williamston Community Fitness Center. Programs are available for most ages and include aquatics, basketball, Pokemon, a science mini-camp, and yoga, to name a few. Camps are also available through Little Hornets and Kids' Camp. Please see the brochure for additional information.

    Summer Enrichment Brochure

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  • Special Prices on Technology for the WSC Community!

    Williamston staff, students, and families are being offered discounts on their personal technology purchases. These discounts are normally reserved for Michigan school districts but the vendors are offering them to the entire school community through September 30, 2018.
     
    This personal purchase program includes Chromebooks, laptops, and desktops offered by Inacomp, Presidio, and Sehi. Purchases must be made by credit card.
     
    If you have questions about these programs, please contact the appropriate vendor. For a detailed list please click here.
     
     
     
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  • 2018 WCS Informational Brochure

    Learn more about Williamston Community Schools. Download the 2018 Informational Brochure here

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  • Use of District Facilities

    The board subscribes to the belief that the public schools are owned and operated by and for its customers. To this end, the board encourages the use of district facilities by properly organized groups for purposes directly related to the educational, civic, cultural, recreational and social life of the community. You may read the entire policy here: Use of District Facilities, Section 9250-R.

    Those interested in utilizing a space at WCS must fill out a Building Use Form. This form must be completed and fees paid (if necessary) before the use is approved.

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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:  http://williamston.nutrislice.com/

     

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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

     

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