The Buzz

  • 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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  • WHS Boys Golf Team Places Third at State Finals

    The Williamston boys golf team completed a successful season by placing third at the MHSAA state championships. Two Hornet golfers also finished in the Top 10 in the individual standings. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Graduation 2021

    Williamston Community Schools celebrated the Class of 2021 at a beautiful outdoor ceremony held at Larkin Nortman Memorial Field in Downtown Williamston. Members of the Class of 2021 distinguished themselves through numerous individual and collective accomplishments. Select the link to see more photos of the graduation ceremony.

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  • WCS Announces Class of 2021 Top 10

    Williamston Community Schools announces the Top 10 Graduates of the Class of 2021 as determined by cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA). Select the link to learn more about these graduates.

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  • Explorer Elementary Students Support Veterans Fighting Cancer

    Fourth-grade students in Mr. Meteyer's classroom supported veterans battling cancer through a letter and card writing campaign. The effort was initiated by Jadelyn, who has a parent serving in the military, earning a grant to support such an initiative. The students have been recognized by their state and U.S. Senators for their efforts. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Williamston Celebrates Top Graduates

    Williamston Community Schools celebrates the top graduates of the Class of 2021. Summa Cum Laude students complete high school with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.9 or higher. Select the link to see the full list of Summa Cum Laude graduates from the class of 2021.

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  • 5th Grade Camp, 2021

    Students at Explorer Elementary School participated in a modified 5th-grade camp. The annual tradition was postponed in the fall due to Covid-19. Teachers were determined to provide this experience to students before the end of the year and developed a new camp concept. Select the link to see more photos of camp activities.

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  • 2021 Math and Science Academy Showcase

    The Math and Science Academy at Williamston High School presented its 2021 STEAM Showcase. The event included live demonstrations and dialogue sessions between student researchers and attendees. The annual event provides students in the MSA research class an opportunity to share their original scientific findings with the community. Select the link to learn more.

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  • WCS Provides Free Prom

    Williamston Community Schools arranged a free prom for high school juniors and seniors. Prom was held under an open event tent at the football and track complex in downtown Williamston. The activity met all Covid-19 safety requirements per the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Select the link to learn more.

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  • WHS BPA Students Earn State and National Honors

    Members of the Williamston High School Business Professionals of America team earned state and national honors at the 2021 state conference. 20 WHS students competed in over 50 events focused on business, technology, and communication skills. Five students earned state awards and two placed at the national level. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Williamston Swimmers Earn Academic All-American Status

    Six Williamston High School student-athletes were named Academic All-Americans by the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association. Select the link to learn more.

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  • WHS Among Nation's Best for Third Consecutive Year

    Williamston High School earned high national and metro-area rankings in the 2021 Best High Schools report released by U.S. News & World Report. WHS was named to the country's best high schools list for the third straight year. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Students Selected as Finalists for Young Playwrights Festival

    Two Williamston High School students were chosen as finalists for the 10th Annual Young Playwrights Festival. The event took place in Traverse City and featured staged readings of the plays submitted by the students. Learn more about the students and the event 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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  • Summer Meal Distribution-UPDATE

    Our summer meal distribution will begin on Tuesday, June 15, and will continue every Tuesday, through August 10. Each package will contain 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, and 2 half-gallons of milk. Meals are free for any student 18 and younger or for any student receiving special education services up to age 26.

    Location: High School bus loop, inside left doors
    Time: 12 p.m.-2 p.m.
    Dates:
    June 15, 22, 29
    July 6, 13, 20, 27
    August 3, 10

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  • 2021-2022 Student Calendar

    The Williamston Education Association and Board of Education have finalized the calendar for the 2021-2022 school year. Please click the link to view the official 2021-2022 Williamston Community Schools calendar. Updates will be made to the interactive calendar on the District website in the next few days.  

    Click here to view the 2021-22 calendar.

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  • Non-resident Students for 2021-2022 

    Our school of choice window for the 2021-22 school year is now closed. If you would like to send your student to Williamston as a non-resident you must complete the non-resident application. Click here for an application or here for an application you can fill out electronically. You will be required to obtain a release from your resident district, click here for the request of release form. This release form is generally used for districts outside of Ingham County. Non-resident applications are processed very quickly once we have received the entire application.

    Contact Pam Reinke at 517.655.4361 x 5116 for a hard copy of the application, or if you have any questions.  

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  • Williamston Community Schools Statement On Dismissal of Federal Lawsuit

    The Williamston Community Schools is pleased with the decision by the United States District Court, Western District of Michigan to dismiss in its entirety, the civil complaint filed against the Williamston Board of Education. The federal court affirmed the District’s intent to provide a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students. The policies cited in the lawsuit have proven to be effective measures during the three years since they were adopted. They provide guidance to staff and protections for all students. The District continues to equitably serve all students and greatly values the ongoing support of our students, parents, and the Williamston community.

    View the complete ruling of the Federal Court here.

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

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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:  http://williamston.nutrislice.com/

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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

     

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