The Buzz

  • Cardboard Arcade at WMS

    Williamston Middle School's Design and Modeling Class presented their annual Cardboard Arcade. The activity is representative of the District's STEAM initiative. It promotes research, collaboration, design, and the construction of an arcade cabinet out of cardboard. Select the link to learn more and see photos of the event.

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  • WHS Teacher's Book Named to Michigan Notable Book List

    "The Page Fence Giants," written by Williamston High School teacher Mr. Mitch Lutzke, was named to the 2019 Michigan Notable Book List by the Library of Michigan and the Michigan Department of Education. Read the MDE press release and learn more about the book by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Students Excel at Model United Nations Event

    Williamston High School students distinguished themselves at the 2018 Model United Nations event. Find out more about the Williamston delegation by selecting the link.

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  • Coaches Chair Dedicated to Jason Bauer

    The Hornet Basketball Program dedicated a coaches chair in memory of Coach Jason Bauer. Coach Bauer was lost to the Williamston Community after a courageous battle with cancer. Watch the story as covered by WLNS by selecting the link.

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  • Robot Assists Student At Explorer Elementary

    A research partnership between Michigan State University and WCS is providing new opportunities for students who might otherwise not be able to attend school. Watch the story as reported by WILX by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Student Wins MSU Holiday Card Contest

    A Williamston High School junior won the 2018 Michigan State University Holiday Card Contest. The art competition is in its 26th year. Find out more about the contest and our winning student by selecting the link.

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  • Wax Museum

    Fifth-grade students at Explorer Elementary participated in the annual Wax Museum project. The activity was attended by a large audience of staff, students, and parents spanning two gymnasiums. Select the link to see photos from the event.

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  • WSF Awards $28,000 in Grants

    The Williamston Schools Foundation awarded $28,000 in grants to Williamston Educators. The grants are designed to support innovative instructional practices. Select the link to read about the grants that were awarded.

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  • Middle School Hosts Chamber Luncheon

    Williamston Middle School hosted a luncheon event for the Williamston Area Chamber of Commerce (WACC). The event included an authentic school lunch, a holiday music performance by the WMS Jazz Band, and a tour of the building. Select the link to see photos from the event.

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  • Holiday Concerts at WCS

    WCS hosted winter holiday concerts including the annual Band Collage Concert and the Winter Choir Concert. Shows included performances from the many different band and choir groups at both Williamston Middle School and Williamston High School. Select the link to see photos and video of the performances.

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  • Williamston Middle School Begins New Tradition

    New for this year, the middle school has implemented a Student of the Month Breakfast. This initiative is part of the building's Postive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) plan. Find out more by selecting the link.

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  • Williamston Light Parade

    WCS was well represented at the 2018 Williamston Light Parade. The WCS Transportation Department won the prize for Most Unique Entry. Select the link to see photos from the event.

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  • New Director of Kids' Corner and Little Hornets at WCS

    Williamston welcomes Mr. Douglas Bishop to lead the District's preschool and childcare programs. Mr. Bishop assumes the position from Ms. Bridget Osborn, who oversaw those departments for the past year. Select the link to learn more.

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  • Dr. Adam Spina Named MSTA 2019 Administrator of the Year

    Mrs. Conni Crittenden surprised Dr. Adam Spina with the announcement he has been selected as the Michigan Science Teachers Association 2019 Administrator of the Year Award Recipient. He will be presented the Award at the State Conference in Grand Rapids in March by M.S.T.A.

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  • Winter Athletics Schedule Released

    The WCS Winter Athletics Schedule has been released. Find out dates and times for games and tournaments 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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  • Snow Day/School Closing Process 2018-19

    Read the procedures for closing schools due to weather or road conditions here.

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  • School Calendar for 2018-19

    Full 2018-19 school calendar


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  • Non-Resident Students for the 2018-19 School Year

    The School of Choice (SOC) window for the 2018-19 school year is now closed. Students living outside of the Williamston School District may apply to attend school in Williamston through the non-resident student application process. These applications are for the remainder of the 2018-19 school year.

    Please click here for the non-resident application. Please note that you must obtain a release from your home district as part of this application.

    The School of Choice window for the 2019-20 school year has not been set at this time. If you would like to receive an application once they become available please call our office after April 8, 2019, to be placed on the list to receive an application.

    Parents of SOC 2019-20 kindergarten students should attend the Parent Orientation, 6:00 p.m., March 5th, at Discovery Elementary. They will meet the teachers and office staff, gather school-related information and sign-up for an enrollment session. 

    If you have questions please call 517-655-4361 x 5116. If you would like to tour a specific building, please contact them directly.  

    Learn more about Williamston Community Schools here.


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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"

  • State Academic Champs AP Honor Roll

    AP Challenge Index Top US Schools

    AP Course offered College Bound Students