The Buzz

  • 2020 Be Nice Game

    The Williamston High School Be Nice Committee organized the District's first Be Nice Game. The event highlighted efforts by WCS to address student mental health while simultaneously collaborating and informing the community. Select the link to see more from the event and learn about Be Nice.

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  • WCS Bands Perform at Pre-Festival Concert

    The WCS bands performed a series of concerts in preparation for the 2020 MSBOA District Band Festival. The pre-festival concerts included a dress rehearsal performance as well as feedback from a guest clinician. Select the link to learn more and view the dates and times for the 2020 Festival.

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  • InvenTeam Conducts Mid-Grant Technical Review

    The Williamston High School InvenTeam completed its mid-grant technical review. Students presented progress on their invention and took questions from faculty from the Massachusetts Insitute of Technology (MIT), Michigan State University, and area high schools. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Senior Recognized as a National Merit Finalist

    Williamston High School Senior Jenna has been named a 2020 National Merit Finalist. Pictured above, WHS Principal Dr. Steve Delp, Jenna, and her parents, Michele and Jonathan. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • WMS MathCounts Team Shines at 2020 Competition

    The Williamston Middle School MathCounts team took third place at the annual chapter competition hosted by Michigan State University. This marks the fifth consecutive year the team has finished at the top of the event. Select the link to learn more.

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  • National Children's Dental Health Month at Little Hornets Preschool

    Students attending the Little Hornets preschool program learned about dental health and nutrition during an interactive visit by dental hygienists. Learn more about the event and National Children's Dental Health Month by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Model United Nations Team Attends Conference at Harvard University

    Williamston High School's Model United Nations team visited Boston to participate in the Harvard Model United Nations Conference. Select the link to learn more about the conference and the Model UN team at WHS.

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  • WHS Earns College Board Computer Science Female Diversity Award

    Williamston High School has been awarded the 2019 Computer Science Female Diversity Award by the College Board. The high school was recognized for achieving high female representation in Advanced Placement Computer Science classes. Closing the gender gap in those classes at the high school was one of the main goals of the District's K-12 STEAM initiative. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Students Compete in 2020 MSUFCU Art Exhibition

    Art students at Williamston High School have submitted entries to the 2020 Michigan State Federal Credit Union Art Exhibition. Community members can vote on artwork online or by visiting the MSUFCU headquarters lobby in East Lansing. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Curiosity Dome Visits Discovery Elementary

    Students at Discovery Elementary were treated to an "on-site field trip" when the Curiosity Dome visited the school. The interactive experience was funded by the Elementary PTSA. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • New Riser System Debuts at Mooney Classic

    A new riser system was utilized for the first time at the 2020 Mooney Classic. The modular system provides a much-needed upgrade for numerous activities including wrestling, choirs and the band program. Find out more about the new risers and the Mooney Classic by selecting the link.

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  • Boys' Basketball Ranked #1 in State

    The Williamston boys' basketball team has been ranked number one in Michigan by the Associated Press. The Williamston girls' team was ranked number three in the initial state rankings released by the AP this week. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • Board Appreciation Month at WCS

    January is Board of Education Appreciation Month! WCS will recognize the commitment of the Board throughout the month and also welcome our newest Board Member, Ms. Amanda Hathaway Frattarelli. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • Williamston Coach To Be Inducted into MITCA Hall of Fame

    Williamston High Teacher and Coach, Mitch Lutzke, will be inducted into the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Learn more about Mr. Lutzke's accomplishments and the MITCA Hall of Fame by selecting the link.

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  • Winter Break Sinking Fund Projects

    Three major projects supported by the District Sinking Fund were completed over winter break. The upgrades at Explorer Elementary and Williamston High School focused on improving heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. Find out more about the completed projects by selecting the link.

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Superintendent's Welcome

  • Welcome to Williamston

    Whether you are a long-time resident of the community or a prospective parent or student interested in learning about our school system, I invite you to explore our website to find out what makes WCS such an exceptional district. From our widely recognized early literacy programming to our unique variety of elementary related arts classes, engineering and robotics labs, award-winning bands, or 19 Advanced Placement courses, there is something for every learner here.

    The best way to know what makes Williamston so special is to experience it. Visit our community, tour a school, and see for yourself what all the “buzz” is about. If you are already a community member, thank you for your support and commitment to our schools and students. See you around town!

    Go Hornets! Go Williamston!

    - Dr. Adam J. Spina, Superintendent 

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  • County Prosecutor's Letter to Parents Regarding School Safety. Click here to read this informative letter.

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  • Ingham Intermediate School District Special Education Headlee Restoration Proposal Click Here for more information 

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  • School Cancellation Process, 2019--Click here to learn more about our decision-making process.

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  • Non-Resident Students for 2019-20

    Non-resident students may apply to attend WCS as non-resident students for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. The non-resident application requires that the student obtain a release from their resident district and only applies to the current school year. Students who are admitted as non-residents should apply as school of choice when the window opens again this spring.

    Please click here for the non-resident application. Call 517.655.4361 x 5116 if you have any questions.

    School of Choice for 2020-2021 

    Those who would like to apply as school of choice for the 2020-21 school year should contact Pam Reinke at 517.655.4361 x 5116 after April 12th, 2020. The school of choice window has not been set at this time, but by calling you will be put on a list to receive the application when they become available.

    2020-21 Kindergarten non-resident (SOC) students should participate in kindergarten roundup at Discovery Elementary. Parent Orientation is on March 3rd, starting at 6:00 p.m.

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  • District Calendar for 2019-2020 School Year

     Calendar for 2019-2020 School Year--NEW

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  • School Calendar for next school year 2020-2021  PLEASE NOTE NEW TIMES!

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  • Student State Assessment Results

    The 2019 M-Step results for students are now available. Please see the attached letter for more information about the tests and results. M-STEP Informational Letter

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  • Virtual Learning Opportunity

    Williamston Community Schools has become part of the Virtual Learning Academy (VLAC) Consortium in order to provide an opportunity for those wishing to homeschool their students. VLAC is a high-quality, home-based virtual learning opportunity for students in Kindergarten - Twelfth grade. The VLAC program is a public school option for parents (and other caregivers) preferring a flexible, home-based environment and who are willing to guide their child's learning. 

    • There is no cost to the student
    • Equipment is provided if needed (computer, printer/scanner and internet access)
    • Each program is tailored to the individual student
    • It is a blended program, not all work is done online
    • VLAC uses the world-renowned Calvert Education curriculum
    • Mentor teachers are provided
    • Parental guidance is necessary
    • The program is open to all grades but students in grades 10-12 must have a referral from WCS

    VLAC registration for the 2019-20 school year is now closed. Any new VLAC  will require a district referral. Please click  or call 248.209.2071 for further information. 

    Students who wish to enroll in VLAC must also submit enrollment paperwork to Williamston Community Schools. Please contact Pam Reinke @ 517.655.4361 x 5116 or to receive the enrollment paperwork.

    VLAC is a full-year commitment, students must complete their year at VLAC before they are able to return to a WCS building. However, in some cases, second-semester only enrollment is possible with district approval.

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  • District Dismissal Motion Regarding Recent Civil Complaint:

    We have reviewed our School Board policies brought into issue by the allegations raised in plaintiffs’ Complaint. The School District does not believe that any constitutional or statutory right of any students or their families has been infringed upon in any manner. Our attorneys advise that they will bring a motion to dismiss the lawsuit in accordance with the Scheduling Order set by the Court.

    Read the District's motion to dismiss here. 

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  • NutriSlice logo  Lunch Menus now available through NutriSlice Link

    Our food service department is now using NutriSlice to share more information about school lunches.  You can bookmark this site, download the NutriSlice App to view menus on your device or access the menu from the district page--go to food service and click on menus. Carb counts, as well as other nutrition information, are available.  Here is the link address:


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WCS “At a Glance"

  • 2019 Education Excellence Award

    State Academic Champs AP Honor Roll

    AP Challenge Index Top US Schools

    AP Course offered College Bound Students