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.

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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Upcoming Community Events

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August 16, 2018
2018 Back to School Drive

2018 Back to School Drive

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Thank You's

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Kathy Hansen Realty

Kathy Hansen Realty donation of school supplies

Big thanks to Kathy Hansen Realty for the generous donation of school supplies for students in need! These supplies will be distributed through our Family Resource Center. Thank you!!

Jack Demmer Ford Large Donation

Jack Demmer Large Donation 01

A very grateful thank you to Jack Demmer Ford, for this large donation of school supplies and backpacks given to our Family Resource Center for students in need! We appreciate your continued partnership with Wayne-Westland Community Schools! #jackdemmerford 

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Name
Position
Phone
Amanda Dybus
Supervisor of Family & Community Engagement
734-419-2036
Maria Mitter
Supervisor of Family & Community Engagement
734-419-2036

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