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  • Williamston Students and Teachers Participate in Kids' College Summer Camp

    Teachers from WCS continued the tradition of leading Kids' College, a gifted and talented program held at Michigan State University. Fourth and Fifth-grade students from Explorer Elementary and other area schools attended the week-long day camp. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Williamston Alumni Celebrate Reunion

    Williamston High School hosted the 50+ alumni reunion. The well-attended event celebrated WHS graduating classes of 1969 and earlier. Select the link to learn more.

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  • WHS Names New Assistant Principal

    Mrs. Debra LaFleur has been selected as Assistant Principal of Williamston High School. Mrs. LaFleur follows Mr. Michael Freeman, who served in the position for the past 18 years before retiring this spring. Select the link to read more about Mrs. LaFleur and the WCS administrative team.

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  • WCS Athletics "Year in Review"

    WCS established itself as a front-runner during its first year in the CAAC Red, winning the most conference championships in the division. Select the link to see a recap of the 2018-2019 year in athletics as well as a presentation on spring sports. Pictured above, the state champion 4 x 200 relay team.

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  • Elementary Art Students Win National Honors

    Two Williamston elementary students have earned national recognition for their artwork. Madeline, a student at Discovery Elementary, won second place in the national Smokey Bear/Woodsy Owl poster competition. Explorer student Ellie, earned a national honorable mention for her Recycled Sculpture entry. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Again Named to Best High Schools List

    Williamston High School has again been named to the US News Best High Schools List. The national level ranking recognizes schools that excel in preparing students for university studies, as well as graduation rate, advanced placement opportunities, and math and reading proficiency.

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  • Explorer Elementary Student's Essay Earns Visit from Howell Nature Center

    An essay submitted by an Explorer Elementary student as part of a unit on persuasive writing earned fifth-grade students a special visit from the Howell Nature Center. Explorer also was a recipient of the Spirit of Alexandria grant, which supported the event. Read more about this unique learning opportunity by selecting the link.

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  • Williamston Middle School Announces Student Merit and President's Award Recipients

    WMS announced students who earned 2019 Merit Awards and President's Awards for Educational Excellence. Merit awards winners are nominated by faculty for demonstrating significant academic gains, outstanding citizenship, or demonstrating acts of kindness. President's Awards recognize students who earn all A's in each semester from 6-8th grade. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • Discovery Students Participate in Field Day

    All first-graders at Discovery Elementary participated in Field Day! Students spent an afternoon playing games and cooperating in teams. Activities included bean bag tosses, jump roping, parachutes, water bucket races, spoon races, chalk art, bubbles, Frisbee and ring toss and many more. Select the link to see more photos of the event.

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  • WHS Art Program "Year in Review"

    The Williamston High School Art Program distinguished itself throughout the 2018-2019 school year, with student artists earning a series of local, state, and regional awards. Select the link to learn more about the program's recent accolades and read the "year in review" presentation that was recently briefed to the WCS Board of Education.

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  • Explorer Students Connect with Pen Pals in Spain

    Third-grade students at Explorer Elementary completed a year-long Pen Pal project with students in Spain by connecting with them over FaceTime. The live meeting marked the conclusion of a writing project which afforded Spanish students an opportunity to improve their English and provided a global perspective for Williamston Students. See photos of the event by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Hosts Peer Foundation Distracted Driving Event

    Williamston High School was one of five high schools selected by Michigan Farm Bureau Insurance to host a distracted driving prevention event. In addition to presentations on safe driving practices, students had the opportunity to utilize an Augmented Reality Distracted Driving Simulator. Select the link to learn more and see photos from the event.

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  • Middle School Students Collaborate with DNR during Science Investigation

    Williamston Middle School students participated in a science lesson with officials from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The investigation focused on the impact of invasive species in the Great Lakes, specifically Sea Lampreys. Learn more and see photos from the lesson by selecting the link.

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  • Third Annual Math Science Academy Showcase

    Williamston High School hosted the Third Annual MSA Showcase. The event features student presentations of original research conducted by Junior and Sophomore MSA students. Select the link to see more photos from this year's showcase.

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  • WHS Senior Project Day

    Williamston High School Seniors invested a day of community service. Students helped the maintenance department with several gardening and landscaping projects throughout the District and collaborated with senior citizens at Crosaires Assisted Living Residence with several projects. See photos from the day by selecting the link.

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  • Discovery Students Participate in "Horse Tales Literacy Project"

    All first-grade classrooms at Discovery Elementary visited the MSU Horse Barnes as part of the "Horse Tales Literacy Project." During this out-of-school learning experience, students participated in mini-lessons on horse behavior, care, and travel, as well as practicing literacy skills by reading aloud. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • 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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