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  • Academic Overtime at WCS

    Academic Overtime (AOT) commenced at Williamston High School and Williamston Middle School. The program allows students opportunities to meet with teachers of their choice for additional academic intervention or enrichment. AOT is another example of the District's Multi-Tiered Systems of Support philosophy. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Explorer Students Participate in Aquatic Safety Lessons

    Fourth-grade students at Explorer Elementary are participating in a series of aquatic safety lessons. The classes are part of the District's student safety goal and take place at the community pool. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • WMS Project Citizen Team Earns "Exceptional" Rating at 2021 National Showcase

    The Williamston Middle School Project Citizen Team earned an "Exceptional" rating at the 2021 National Showcase. WMS was the only middle school and one of just two schools from Michigan selected to participate. Only 21 total K-12 schools were recognized at the national level. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • Williamston Celebrates Opening Week, 2021

    WCS celebrated the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year as instructional staff returned from summer break. Faculty members participated in a variety of team-building activities and professional development while preparing classes and classrooms for the new school year. View highlights of Opening Week by selecting the link.

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  • Summer Facility Projects Update

    Numerous facility enhancements were completed over the summer throughout the District. Select the link to review a presentation of summer projects to include roofing and flooring replacement and many additional aesthetic improvements.

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  • Summer Facility Renovations Underway

    WCS has initiated facility enhancements throughout the District. Highlights include roof replacement and a new research laboratory at Williamston High School and resurfacing the tennis courts at the athletics park. Select the link to see a list of projects being completed this summer.

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  • All District Buildings Recertify as MI Heart Safe Schools

    All Williamston schools have been recertified by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) as MI Heart Safe Schools. The designation requires buildings to have rehearsed cardiac response plans, trained staff members, and sufficient external defibrillators (AEDs) among other requirements. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Girls Soccer Team Claims Regional Championship

    The Williamston High School soccer team claimed a regional championship, advancing to the state semi-final game. The girls program matched the achievement of the boys team, which also reached the state semi-finals last fall. Select the link to learn more.

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  • WHS Boys Golf Team Places Third at State Finals

    The Williamston boys golf team completed a successful season by placing third at the MHSAA state championships. Two Hornet golfers also finished in the Top 10 in the individual standings. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Graduation 2021

    Williamston Community Schools celebrated the Class of 2021 at a beautiful outdoor ceremony held at Larkin Nortman Memorial Field in Downtown Williamston. Members of the Class of 2021 distinguished themselves through numerous individual and collective accomplishments. Select the link to see more photos of the graduation ceremony.

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  • WCS Announces Class of 2021 Top 10

    Williamston Community Schools announces the Top 10 Graduates of the Class of 2021 as determined by cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA). Select the link to learn more about these graduates.

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  • Explorer Elementary Students Support Veterans Fighting Cancer

    Fourth-grade students in Mr. Meteyer's classroom supported veterans battling cancer through a letter and card writing campaign. The effort was initiated by Jadelyn, who has a parent serving in the military, earning a grant to support such an initiative. The students have been recognized by their state and U.S. Senators for their efforts. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Williamston Celebrates Top Graduates

    Williamston Community Schools celebrates the top graduates of the Class of 2021. Summa Cum Laude students complete high school with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.9 or higher. Select the link to see the full list of Summa Cum Laude graduates from the class of 2021.

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  • 5th Grade Camp, 2021

    Students at Explorer Elementary School participated in a modified 5th-grade camp. The annual tradition was postponed in the fall due to Covid-19. Teachers were determined to provide this experience to students before the end of the year and developed a new camp concept. Select the link to see more photos of camp activities.

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  • 2021 Math and Science Academy Showcase

    The Math and Science Academy at Williamston High School presented its 2021 STEAM Showcase. The event included live demonstrations and dialogue sessions between student researchers and attendees. The annual event provides students in the MSA research class an opportunity to share their original scientific findings with the community. Select the link to learn more.

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  • WCS Provides Free Prom

    Williamston Community Schools arranged a free prom for high school juniors and seniors. Prom was held under an open event tent at the football and track complex in downtown Williamston. The activity met all Covid-19 safety requirements per the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Select the link to learn more.

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  • WHS BPA Students Earn State and National Honors

    Members of the Williamston High School Business Professionals of America team earned state and national honors at the 2021 state conference. 20 WHS students competed in over 50 events focused on business, technology, and communication skills. Five students earned state awards and two placed at the national level. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Williamston Swimmers Earn Academic All-American Status

    Six Williamston High School student-athletes were named Academic All-Americans by the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association. Select the link to learn more.

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  • WHS Among Nation's Best for Third Consecutive Year

    Williamston High School earned high national and metro-area rankings in the 2021 Best High Schools report released by U.S. News & World Report. WHS was named to the country's best high schools list for the third straight year. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Students Selected as Finalists for Young Playwrights Festival

    Two Williamston High School students were chosen as finalists for the 10th Annual Young Playwrights Festival. The event took place in Traverse City and featured staged readings of the plays submitted by the students. Learn more about the students and the event by selecting the link.

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