The Buzz

  • WHS Again Top Area School on State Report Card Ranking

    Williamston High School is again listed as the top area high school on the Michigan Department of Education's State Report Card. This is the second consecutive year that WHS has been listed as the highest rated school in the region. Select the link to learn more.

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  • High School Secure Entrance Project

    WCS will continue its physical security upgrades by constructing a new secure main entrance at Williamston High School this summer. The project will start after school ends for summer break in June and will be completed before classes resume in the fall. Select the link to learn more.

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  • WHS Earns Second Straight College Success Award

    For the second year in a row, Williamston High School has been named a recipient of the GreatSchools.org College Success Award. The award recognizes select public high schools for “ensuring students are prepared for college, enroll in college, and succeed once they get there.” Select the link to learn more.

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  • Elementary Economics Fair

    Third-grade students took part in the annual Economics Fair at Explorer Elementary. The Economics Fair combines a social studies and service learning project. View photos of the event by selecting the link.

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  • Explorer Students Visit Meijer Gardens

    Fourth-grade students at Explorer Elementary visited Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids. The out of school learning experience supported the District's K-12 STEAM initiative. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Students Participate in Earth Day Cleanup

    Students in selected science classes at Williamston High School participated in a day of action to honor Earth Day 2019, with the focus being the removal of harmful and long-lasting plastics from the natural environment of the campus.

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  • Arts Fest 2019 and the 36th Annual Susan Lorenz Memorial Art Show

    The 2019 Art Fest opening night drew a crowd of over 1,500 to the Williamston High School Fieldhouse. The event included performances, an art exhibition, and recognition of students who received awards for their entries in the Susan Lorenz Memorial Art Show. Select the link to view photos of the artwork and watch performances from this K-12 student showcase.

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  • Williamston Mu Alpha Theta Chapter Wins Diane Rubin Service Award

    The Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honors Program) chapter at Williamston High School has earned the Diane Rubin Service Award. WHS was the sole chapter in the United States to be honored with this national award. The Rubin Award recognizes the chapter which has made the greatest contributions regarding service to their community. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • Developmental Kindergarten Students Open Natural History Museum Inside Discovery Elementary

    DK students with help from students in their fifth-grade buddy classroom welcomed visitors to tour their Natural History Museum. Student docents escorted visitors throughout the museum, showcasing their knowledge of Ice Age mammals and dinosaurs. Select the link to see a collection of photographs from inside the museum.

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  • Spring Sports Schedule

    The Williamston spring sports schedule has been released. Select the link to learn more.

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  • High School Students Have Research Published

    Two Williamston High School students have had their original research published in the most recent edition of Technology & Innovation. The journal is produced by the National Academy of Inventors. Find out more and read the article by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Competes at Business Professionals of America State Conference

    Thirty-nine WHS students competed at the Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference in Grand Rapids. Several students earned individual and team recognition at the event. Select the link to learn more.

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  • WHS Model United Nations Team Excels

    The Williamston High School Model United Nations Team completed an outstanding 2018-2019 season by distinguishing themselves at their final conference hosted by Michigan State University. The team also visited the United Nations in New York City. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Elementary Schools Display Ceramics Project

    Over 800 student created ceramics projects are being displayed at the Discovery Elementary Library. The integrated ceramics units taught to students at all elementary grade levels include connections to different world cultures and history. See more photos by selecting the link.

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  • Be Nice at WCS

    Williamston Community Schools officially launched Be Nice, a comprehensive, student-led mental health initiative. Kickoff events included assemblies at Williamston Middle School and Williamston High School as well as a parent night. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • Williamston Middle School Presents "Shrek Jr."

    Williamston Middle School choir students performed Shrek Jr. over three nights at the McGoff Performing Arts Center. Select the link to see more photos from the show.

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  • WHS Students Take First Place in Math Competition

    Two teams of 9th and 10th-grade students from Williamston High School earned first place in both their division and the overall competition at the Grand Rapids Community College 9/10 Math Challenge. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Explorer Elementary Presents "The Wizard of Oz"

    The Wizard of Oz was presented by students at Explorer Elementary, marking the 27th year of the 4th and 5th-grade play and service learning project. The two night show raises over $5,000 annually for the Williamston Food Bank. Read more about the production by selecting the link.

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  • Williamston Destination Imagination Teams Qualify for State Competition

    Williamston will field four elementary teams and one high school team in the Destination Imagination state finals at Michigan State University in April. The teams qualified after strong performances at the regional competitions held in Parma. Select the link to learn more about the teams.

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  • WCS Elementary Schools Celebrate March Is Reading Month

    Explorer and Discovery Elementary Schools are celebrating March Is Reading Month by Reading Like Rockstars! Special literacy events will take place throughout the month, including the music-themed Family Reading Night event on Friday, March 15th. Select the link to learn more.

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