The Buzz

  • Williamston SAT Results Among Michigan's Best

    Williamston High School's 2018-19 Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) results were highlighted by a significant improvement on the mathematics portion of the state assessment. The overall results placed WHS in the top tier of Michigan schools. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • The Dawn of a New School Year at WCS

    A new school year has begun at WCS and is off to a great start! See images of the first day of school by selecting the link.

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  • Fall Athletics Schedule Released

    The 2019 fall athletics schedule has been released. Select the link to find out dates and locations for Hornet sporting events.

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  • Opening Day 2019

    The 2019-2020 school year officially commenced with Opening Day activities for all members of the WCS staff. Events included a breakfast, introductions of new staff, professional development opportunities, and an update on district summer projects. View photos from Opening Day by selecting the link.

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  • Williamston High School Commons Enhancements Completed

    The Williamston High School Commons has a new look for the 2019-2020 school year. Upgrades include new flexible seating options for students, painting, drywall repair, and bottle filler installation. View more photos of the improved Commons by selecting the link.

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  • Middle School Gymnasium Undergoes a Facelift

    The interior of the gymnasium at Williamston Middle School will look dramatically better when students arrive back for class. The much-needed improvement was made possible by the District's partnership with the Capital Area District Libraries. Find out more and view additional photos by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Marching Band Attends Band Camp

    The 2019 WHS Hornet Marching Band completed a week of marching band camp at Camp Kimball in Reading, Michigan. Select the link to learn more about the camp, this year's marching band, and review the schedule of performances for the 2019-2020 school year.

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  • WCS Transportation Facility Receives Major Renovation

    The WCS Transportation Department received significant upgrades to its facility over the summer. Highlights included repaving of the parking lot, installation of security cameras, and new LED lighting. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • Little Hornets Summer Programs

    The Little Hornets Summer Camp program continues to thrive. In addition to daily lessons and activities, students have the opportunity to participate in weekly field trips aligned with the theme of the week. Select the link to learn more about the summer camp.

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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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