The Buzz

  • Williamston Unveils New Hornet Mascot

    An updated version of Willy the Hornet was introduced at a celebration prior to a recent home football game. The new mascot was a surprise gift to the community, developed and sponsored by the Williamston Performing Arts Foundation. Select the link to view media coverage and photographs of Willy's debut. 

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  • College Football Playoff Foundation Teacher Appreciation Tour

    The College Football Playoff Foundation visited Williamston High School as part of their Teacher Appreciation Tour. The event included a football throwing contest, lunch, and a $1,000 voucher for school supplies. View photos of the event and learn more about the foundation by selecting the link. 

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  • WHS Again Named to Best U.S. High Schools List

    Williamston High School has been named among the best in the country by U.S. News and World Report for the fourth consecutive year. The ranking includes an assessment of over 18,000 high schools throughout the United States. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • Summer Projects Summary

    Summer 2022 was busy across all district campuses. Facilities projects focused on security, HVAC upgrades, and roof replacement. View a summary of WCS summer projects by selecting the link. 

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  • State Champion Soccer Team Visits Capital

    The 2022 Girls Soccer State Champions visited the state capitol and were recognized by the Williamston Community as part of the Red Cedar Jubilee festivities. Learn more and view photographs by selecting the link.

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  • Williamston Captures the 2022 Girls Soccer State Championship

    The Williamston High School Girls Soccer team won the 2022 MHSAA State Championship. The Hornets scored twice in the last ten minutes of the game to rally for the victory. View photos and links to additional media coverage by selecting the link. 

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  • Williamston Celebrates Commencement, 2022

    Williamston High School recognized graduates of the Class of 2022. Commencement was held at Michigan State University's Wharton Center. Select the link to learn more about the event and view photographs of the ceremony.

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  • WCS Announces Class of 2022 Top Ten and All "A" Honor Roll

    Williamston Community Schools announces the Top 10 Graduates of the Class of 2022 as determined by cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA). The District is also proud to recognize graduates earning All "A" Honor Roll recognition. Select the link to learn more about these accomplished students.

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  • Girls Tennis Team Competes for State Championship

    The Williamston Girls Tennis team advanced to the 2022 State Finals after qualifying at regionals. The team will compete for a state championship for the second straight year. Learn more by selecting the link.

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  • WHS Innovative Vehicle Design Team

    The Williamston Full-Scale Innovative Vehicle Design (IVD) Team completed another successful season, bringing home three 2nd Place Trophies from the May competition at Kettering University’s test track facility. Learn more about S.T.E.A.M. education at WCS and see videos from the event by selecting the link.

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  • Students Earn Awards at 2022 Congressional Art Show

    Four Williamston High School students received recognition at the 2022 Congressional Art Show hosted by Congresswoman Elisa Slotkin. Two selections placed in the Top 5. Select the link to learn more and view photographs of student artwork. 

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  • Math and Science Academy Showcase, 2022

    Students enrolled in the Math and Science Academy (MSA) at Williamston High School presented original research to the public as part of their showcase event. Select the link to view photos and videos as well as media coverage of the event. WCS, Leaders in S.T.E.A.M. education. 

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  • Boys Basketball Victory Tour

    The State Champion WCS Boys Basketball team has continued to receive recognition for their undefeated 2021-2022 season. Students and coaches were invited to the State Capital where they were presented with an honorific plaque. The team also visited Jackson Field, where Head Coach Tom Lewis threw out the first pitch. View photos by selecting the link.

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  • WCS Girls Soccer Team Ranked #1

    The Williamston High School Girls Soccer Team claimed the #1 ranking in Michigan after capturing the CAAC Red Conference Championship. The team also earned the #1 seed in the CAAC Gold Cup. Learn more by selecting the link. 

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  • Great Lakes Fishery Commission Presents to WMS Students

    6th-grade science students had the opportunity to get up close and personal with an aquatic invader! Representatives from the Great Lakes Fishery Commission supported authentic instruction at Williamston Middle School through an engaging lesson about the Sea Lamprey. Select the link to learn more and view photographs. 

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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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    Join us for the Williamston vs Haslett Be Nice varsity football game at Larkin and Nortman Memorial Field, 299 W South St., Williamston, MI 48895 at 7 p.m., October 7, 2022.

    Click here to view event flyer.

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  • 2022-2023 School Calendar

    updated May 19, 2022

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  • WCS COVID-19 Protocols

    As of August 2022

    *Protocols are subject to change. 

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  • Non-resident Students for 2022-2023 

    Our school of choice window for the 2022-23 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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  • Ingham County Prosecutor's Letter to Parents Regarding School Safety and Threats of School Violence. Updated December 6, 2021.

    Click here to read this informative letter.

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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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  • 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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Recent District Accolades

  • Niche Best SchoolsBest US High Schools 20212019 Education Excellence Award

    Fields of Excellence Award, 2021Collect Success Award, Gold   AP CSP Female Diversity Award


    Basketball State Champions  Academic Champion District    Soccer State Champions