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  • Model United Nations Team Participates in Great Lakes Invitational

    The Williamston High School Model United Nations Team traveled to Kalamazoo to participate in the Great Lakes Invitational. The Williamston delegation represented the countries of the United Kingdom, Vietnam, Greece, and Japan. Students earned numerous individual and group awards. Select the link to learn more.

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  • 25th Annual Light Parade

    Williamston Community Schools were well represented at the 25th Annual Chamber of Commerce Light Parade. The Hornet Marching Band and Madrigal Choir performed at the event. The WCS Transportation Department was a strong contender for best float. Select the link to see photos of the parade.

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  • WHS Unveils New Science Laboratory

    Williamston High School opened a new student research laboratory. The $150,000 renovation to a previously unused classroom was funded by a generous donation from a community member. Select the link to learn more and view additional photographs of the laboratory.

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  • Hornet Fall Athletics 2021 Recap

    Hornet student-athletes excelled this fall in a wide variety of individual and team sports. Highlights include district championships in volleyball and boys soccer and a conference championship in football. Students qualified for state finals in cross country, girls swim and dive, girls golf, and boys tennis. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • WCS Fall Concert Series

    The WCS performing arts programs held a series of outstanding fall concerts. Events included the middle school Halloween band concert, a Sixth-grade Band and WHS Marching Band collaboration, and middle and high school fall choir concert. Select the link to view photos from the performances.

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  • WCS Celebrates Halloween

    The Williamston elementary schools celebrated Halloween with the return of the Halloween Parade and other festivities. Thank you to the Discovery and Explorer Elementary School staff, Williamston Police Department, and Williamston High School Marching Band for their support with the parade. See photos and video clips from the event by selecting the link.

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  • Community Helpers Day

    Discovery Elementary hosted Community Helpers Day. First-grade students were able to interact with members of organizations that serve their community, including the postal service, police, and fire departments. View additional photographs of the event by selecting the link.

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  • Be Nice Volleyball Game

    The Williamston Be Nice club and Williamston and Haslett volleyball teams hosted the inaugural Be Nice Volleyball Game. The event showcased efforts by the Be Nice club and student-athletes to promote a conversation about student mental health. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • Homecoming 2021

    Williamston Community Schools celebrated Homecoming 2021. Festivities included a parade, homecoming court, bonfire, theme days, and other fun events. View photos and video clips from homecoming by selecting the link.

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  • Fifth-Grade Camp

    Since 1972, fifth-grade students at WCS have attended a week-long day camp at Camp Pa-Wa-Pi. The event provides numerous curricular integration opportunities and strengthens relationships between students. Select the link to view additional pictures and information.

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  • WHS Earns College Success Award - Gold

    Williamston High School was awarded its fourth consecutive College Success Award as well as the inaugural Gold Award for a multi-year track record of preparing students to enroll and succeed in college. WHS was one of only 1,770 schools to earn this distinction. Learn more about the awards by selecting the link.

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  • Explorer Students Visit Harris Nature Center

    Third-grade students from Explorer Elementary visited Harris Nature Center in Meridian Township. The out-of-school learning experience was an extension of current science units focused on plants and animals. Learn more by selecting the link.

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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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