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  • Student Leaders Attend Conference Focused on Student Mental Health

    Student leaders from both the middle school and high school attended the statewide Be Nice Symposium held by the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan in Grand Rapids. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Williamston High School Presents: Mary Poppins

    The musical spanned four performances and featured the innovative use of new technology, allowing for custom animations and full-motion backdrops. The production was directed by Lindsay Snyder. Select the link to see images from the show.

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  • Be Nice 2019 Kickoff at Williamston Middle School

    The sixth-grade attended a presentation about the Be Nice program that started last year at WMS. This program was created by the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan, and is ‘a mental health education, bully and suicide prevention initiative that creates a positive cultural change through simple daily actions.’ Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • Halloween 2019

    Rain, mud, and maybe even a little snow did not stop Halloween festivities at Explorer and Discovery Elementary. Select the link to view images of the parade and watch the WHS Hornet Marching Band perform for elementary students and parents.

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  • WCS InvenTeam Again Earns Prestigious Grant from M.I.T.

    The WCS InvenTeam received an invention grant to pursue the creation on an autonomous device to address plastic pollution on beaches. Williamston is one of four schools in the United States to have earned the grant from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology program three times. Select the link to read more.

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  • Williamston Bands Excel During Series of Performances

    The Williamston Bands presented an outstanding series of fall concerts featuring students from Williamston Middle School and Williamston High School. Select the link to see images from the shows.

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  • Madrigals travel to Olivet College for the Fall Choral Festival

    Williamston High School's Madrigals Choir impressed at the Olivet College Choir Festival. The strong performances by the group impressed faculty at the festival and earned the group some exciting collaboration opportunities for later this year. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • International Science Partnership Program Visits Williamston High School

    Williamston High School Chemistry in the Earth students received a special presentation from a group of international scientists. The science learning experience is part of a Michigan State University and University of Warsaw collaboration designed to engage students in scientific exploration. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • Author M.T. Anderson Visits Williamston Middle School

    Award-winning author M.T. Anderson discussed his latest book Feed, a Finalist for the National Book Award, with 8th-grade students at WMS. The presentation was sponsored through the District's collaboration with Capital Area District Libraries. All students received a signed copy of the book. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • Williamston Middle School PSAT Scores Among State's Best

    WMS placed in the top tier of Michigan middle schools on the new 8th-grade PSAT state assessment. Williamston was one of only two area middle schools to make the list and recorded the highest percentage of proficient students in mathematics in Mid-Michigan. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • Elementary Students Participate in Annual Fun Run Event

    Students at Discovery and Explorer Elementary Schools participated in the 8th Annual Fun Run event, which promotes fitness and raises funds for their schools. This year's event generated over $41,000. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • WCS Names New Director of Preschool and Childcare

    The Board of Education has approved Ms. Rebecca Olsen as the Director of Preschool and Childcare for the Williamston Community Schools. Read more Ms. Olsen and the Kids' Corner and Little Hornets programs by selecting the link.

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  • Explorer Students at Fifth-Grade Camp

    For almost 50 years, Williamston students have participated in the week-long day camp. Held at Camp PaWaPi, the experience allows for authentic connections with curriculum and develops more cohesive classroom learning communities. See images from this year's camp by selecting the link.

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  • Williamston Celebrates Homecoming 2019

    Williamston celebrates Homecoming 2019! See photos of the game, pep rally, parade, and more by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Students Earn Awards at Annual Peace Quest Art Challenge

    Five Williamston High School student-artists earned certificates and monetary awards for their artwork at the annual Peace Quest Art Challenge. Learn more about the event by selecting the link.

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  • Homecoming 2019

    Celebrate Homecoming 2019! Select the link for details on Homecoming events.

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  • Pastries and Pages at Explorer and Discovery Elementary Schools

    Over 75 Williamston elementary students participated in the summer Hornet Book Club sponsored by the PTSA. Students discussed their summer reading with each other and parent volunteers at a recent "Pastries and Pages" event. Find out more about the Hornet Book Club by selecting the link.

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  • WMS Students Complete Summer Hornet Challenge

    Five students from Williamston Middle School successfully completed the Summer Hornet Challenge. The challenge included numerous academic activities that students have the opportunity to engage in over the summer break. Select the link to learn more.

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  • 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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