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May 24, 2022
BUSting with Learning

 

BUSting with Learning is back for the third year! This summer Wayne-Westland teachers and bus drivers will visit all elementary schools and surrounding neighborhoods with a bus full of books, learning activities and games! Don't miss out on the fun. 

PDF Document2022 BUSting with Learning Daily Schedule

May 23, 2022
Dear Wayne-Westland Community Students, Staff and Families,

 

The countdown is on! This is the last week of school for our seniors. The Class of 2022 and their families will be busy this week with prom, award ceremonies and graduation. We are very proud of you and wish you the best of luck in the future. The rest of our students are also participating in various exciting activities as we wrap up the school year. Please check the District calendar and your child's school calendar to stay updated.

  • Friday, May 27 - Half day of school for all K-12 grade students 
    Students report to school in the morning only
     
  • Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day 
    No school for all students.
     
  • Wednesday, June 8  - Half day of school for high school students only
    High school students report to school in the morning only.
     
  • Thursday, June 9 - Half day of school for all K-11 grade students
    Students report to school in the morning only.
     
  • Friday, June 10 - Last Day of School for K-11 grade students
    Half day- students report to school in the morning only.


Mental Health Symposium:

Our Mental Health Task Force hosted a virtual Mental Health Symposium earlier this month. The panel included community partners and District staff who discussed suicide awareness and prevention measures. If you missed the discussion, please click on the link to watch it.  


Bus Route Cancellation Schedule:
Bus Route Cancellation Schedule Week of May 15, 2022. 


Summer Programs:
BUSting with Learning will be back again this summer! We are loading our school buses with books, games,m literacy materials and more. We will stop at each elementary school throughout the summer to hand out all of our cool free stuff. While you are there, you can join in some fun literacy activities led by WWCS teachers.


Wayne-Westland Community Schools has over 25 FREE summer programs. Please submit one registration form for each child. You will receive an email confirmation that your registration form has been received. Programs have limited enrollment; first come, first served.

COVID-19 Screening:

We have seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases in the District in the past few weeks. Wayne County's COVID-19 Community Level is currently HIGH.  Due to increased risk of community transmission at a HIGH level, Wayne County Health Department recommends following CDC guidelines, including wearing masks in indoor public settings (including K-12 settings).

The District currently does not have a mask mandate. Students and staff can choose whether or not to wear a mask in our K-12 buildings. Please help us reduce the spread by reminding your children to:

  • Wash their hands frequently
  • Cover mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing
  • Get tested if exposed or suspected exposure
  • When sick, stay home. Continue to do daily screenings before your child comes to school.

 

We still need to remain informed about household illnesses, positive COVID-19 cases, and exposures. Please contact your school's main office to report any illness.
 

Student and Family Resources:
Wayne-Westland Community Schools has a variety of partners and programs to assist students with academic, social, emotional and mental health needs. 

 

Once again, we want to say thank you for all you've done to support WWCS this year. I want to thank you again for your partnership in getting us to this point. Our teachers, nurses, counselors, custodians, secretaries, support staff, bus drivers, administrators and cafeteria workers are superheroes! Please take a moment to thank them for working so hard to keep everyone safe and learning. Have a wonderful week and a great Memorial Day Weekend. 

With sincere appreciation for this incredible community,

Sincerely,


John Dignan, Ed.D
Superintendent

 

May 16, 2022
Dear Wayne-Westland Community Students, Staff and Families,

 

The District received some exciting news earlier this week. John Glenn High School was awarded a grant for a School-Based Health Clinic (SBHC). The Beaumont School Based Health Clinic will open in the spring of 2023 and serve Wayne-Westland Community Schools students and their siblings. The health clinic will provide medical and mental health services for students. Beaumont Hospital is committed to providing quality health care for the under-insured and the uninsured. By providing access to high-quality healthcare, education and training, we will ensure a continuum of care exists that will improve the health status of the children and families in Wayne-Westland Community Schools.

This is also an exciting time of the school year. There are a lot of celebrations, activities and events scheduled for these last four weeks of the school year. Please check the District calendar and your child's school calendar to stay updated.

  • Friday, May 27 Half day of school for all K-12 grade students
    Students report to school in the morning only
  • Monday, May 30 Memorial Day
    No school for all students.
  • Wednesday, June 8 Half day of school for high school students only
    High school students report to school in the morning only.
  • Thursday, June 9 Half day of school for all K-12 grade students
    Students report to school in the morning only.
  • Friday, June 10 Last Day of School for K-12 grade students
    Half day- students report to school in the morning only.

 

Bus Route Cancellation Schedule
Bus Route Cancellation Schedule Week of May 15, 2022. 

Summer Programs
Wayne-Westland Community Schools has over 25 FREE summer programs. Please submit one registration form for each child. You will receive an email confirmation that your registration form has been received. Programs have limited enrollment; first come, first served.

5th Grade Transition Nights
We invite fifth-grade students and their families to attend 5th Grade Transition Nights at the middle school they will attend next year. Please read this flyer for more information.

COVID-19 Screening
We have seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases in the District in the past few weeks. Please help us reduce the spread by reminding your children to:

  •  Wash their hands frequently
  • Cover mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing
  • Get tested if exposed or suspected exposure
  • When sick, stay home. Continue to do daily screenings before your child comes to school.
     

We still need to remain informed about household illnesses, positive COVID-19 cases, and exposures. Please contact your school's main office to report any illness.

Student and Family Resources
Wayne-Westland Community Schools has a variety of partners and programs to assist students with academic, social, emotional and mental health needs. 

Have a wonderful week. 

Sincerely, 


John Dignan, Ed.D
Superintendent

 

 

May 9, 2022
Dear Wayne-Westland Community Students, Staff and Families,

 

Happy Mother's Day to all moms. I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. Thank you for all that you do to support not only your children but also our District. 

As we near the end of the school year, there is a lot of information to share with you.

Bus Route Cancellation Schedule
Bus Route Cancellation Schedule Week of May 8, 2022. 

Everyone Can Ride
The District's Special Education Parent Advisory Committee is hosting the Program to Education All Cyclists (PEAC). They will present their Everyone Can Ride program that speaks to safe and affordable transportation options for everyone, regardless of ability.  

Important Information on Pandemic EBT Program
Please read the information for parents or guardians of students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch and who were not able to get meals due to COVID. 

Steering Committee Application
Walker-Winter Elementary School was scheduled to close at the end of the 2021-22 school year. Instead, it will continue as a traditional K-5 elementary school for the 2022-23 school year. The District is forming a Steering Committee to develop a plan for the future of Walker-Winter for the 23-24 school year and beyond. These plans may include developing a magnet school or closing the building. If you would like to be considered for the committee, please complete this application by May 15, 2022.

Summer Programs
Wayne-Westland Community Schools has over 25 FREE summer programs to keep your child engaged! Please submit one registration form for each child. You will receive an email confirmation that your registration form has been received. Programs have limited enrollment; first come, first served.

5th GradeTransiton Nights
Fifth-grade students and their families are invited to attend 5th Grade Transition Nights at the middle school they will attend next year. Please read this flyer for more information.

Student and Family Resources
Wayne-Westland Community Schools has a variety of partners and programs to assist students with academic, social, emotional and mental health needs. 

Have a wonderful week. 

Sincerely, 

John Dignan, Ed.D
Superintendent

May 6, 2022
Pandemic EBT Card Information

Pandemic EBT, Michigan Department of Education, and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) provides supplemental food assistance benefits to students who have temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wayne-Westland Community School District families can visit Food Service page to learn if their child is eligible for P-EBT assistance for September 2021, October 2021, November 2021, or December 2021.

External LinkFood Services
PDF DocumentPandemic EBT Information