Family & Community Engagement

Engaging families to improve the health and welfare of our community.

Intentionally connecting community partners to support our schools, staff, students and their families.

Volunteer Request from Community Partner

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How You Can Help

Financial Support
 

  • Fund a "buddy bench”
  • Staff appreciation
  • Beautification project at school (maintain green space, plant flowers around the school and in courtyards)
  • Provide sweatpants, underwear, and socks
  • Sponsor a class field trip
  • Provide tissue, sanitizing wipes and hand sanitizer for classrooms
  • Adopt a new teacher
  • Purchase electric pencil sharpeners for teachers
  • Adopt families during the holidays
  • Purchase games and equipment for recess
  • Sponsor a student to participate in after-school activities

People Support
 

  • Read to kids (Literacy Corps)
  • Mentor kids - meet with students on a regular basis to check-in and provide guidance
  • Help students during lunchtime
  • Help monitor students during recess
  • Be a guest speaker
  • Host/sponsor a family event
  • Serve on an advisory board
  • Help students with their homework
  • Facilitate an after-school club
  • Classroom volunteer
  • Hallway/lunch monitor
  • Become a Watch D.O.G.

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Museums to Visit

More information can be found here:  External Linkhttps://museums4all.org/

Impression 5 Science Center

200 Museum Drive 
Lansing, Michigan 48933
517-485-8116

Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum

5093 E. Remus Rd. 
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48858
989-317-3221

Kids 'N' Stuff Children's Museum

301 S. Superior Street 
Albion, Michigan 49224
517-629-8023

Flint Children's Museum

1602 W. University Ave. 
Flint, Michigan 48504
810-767-5437

Saginaw Art Museum

1126 North Michigan Avenue 
Saginaw, Michigan 48602
989-754-2491

Flint Institute of Arts

1120 East Kearsley Street 
Flint, Michigan 48503
810-234-1695

Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum

315 West Genesee Avenue 
Saginaw, Michigan 48602 United States
(989) 399-6626

Ella Sharp Museum

3225 Fourth Street 
Jackson, Michigan 49203 United States
(517) 787-2320

Grand Rapids Children's Museum

11 Sheldon Ave. NE 
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
616-235-4726

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA)

2 Fulton West 
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
616-454-7000

Grand Rapids Art Museum

101 Monroe Center St NW 
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503
616-831-1000

Alden B. Dow Museum

1801 W. St. Andrews 
Midland, Michigan 48640
989-631-5930

Forever Curious Children's Museum

202 E Main St 
Fennville, Michigan 49408 United States
(269) 561-8494

Tri-Cities Historical Museum

200 Washington Ave. 
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417 United States
(616) 842-0700

Michigan Science Center

5020 John R. Street 
Detroit, Michigan 48202
313-577-8400

Upcoming Community Events

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Thank You's

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Snacks are rolling in!

2019-02-11 - Rhonda Silcox and family donation
Thank you to Rhonda Silcox and family for collecting goodies this weekend for our Snacks for Success Program.  A cash donation too!  We could not be successful without you. 

2019-02-11 - Laura Rowland donation
Thanks for kicking off our Snacks for Success drive Laura Rowland.  You are a great partner to WWCS and the Family Resource Center!

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Amy Hoch donation
Thank you to Amy Hoch and the member of  Kappa Delta Pi, Epsilon Zeta chapter at Central Michigan University. They are an international honors fraternity for future educators!   Amy is a graduate of WMHS and continues to support her school district!

Thank you Canton Charter Academy!

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Thank you to Canton Charter Academy for the impressive toiletry, socks and underwear drive by the 5th grade class.  All of these items were donated by just 84 students and families.  We appreciate your generosity and supporting the Family Resource Center.  

Donation from the Parents of our Sunshine & Rainbows Program

2018-12-20 - Shunshine & Rainbows Donation

Families from the Sunshine & Rainbows Preschool along with the Early Childhood/Teacher Education high school students donated hats, gloves and hygiene items for families in need.  Please contact the Wayne-Westland Family Resource Center if you are in need before we leave for the holiday break at (734) 419-2709.

Women of the Moose Donation

Women of the Moose

Thank you to the Wayne/Westland Women of the Moose #2158! They donated assorted hats, gloves, socks, shoes and clothing for students in need to our Family Resource Center. We appreciate your support!

Donation of Gloves

2018-12-18 - Donation of Gloves by Wade Trim

 

Thank you to Wade Trim, who made a donation of winter hats and gloves to our Family Resource Centers. We appreciate your support of our students!

Family & Community Engagement Contacts

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Amanda Dybus
Supervisor of Family & Community Engagement
734-419-2036
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Maria Mitter
Supervisor of Family & Community Engagement
734-419-2036
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Bridget Jarvis
Family Resource Center Specialist

Family Resource Center Locations

Adams Upper Elementary School

33475 Palmer Rd, Westland, MI 48186

Franklin Middle School

33555 Annapolis St, Wayne, MI 48184

John Glenn High School

36105 Marquette, Westland, MI 48185

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