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Mission Statement

With the assistance and cooperation of parents, we will instill confidence and self-worth in children by empowering them with responsibility. Each day, we, the staff at Hicks Elementary School, will offer a productive learning environment conducive to meeting the individual needs of our diverse student population.

Vision Statement

High teacher expectations, parental involvement, and pupil attendance are the keys to our success.

Motto

Empowered to Lead and Succeed!

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Points of Pride
 

  • Removed from Priority Status
  • 1st grade learned how to publish their writing….using Google Apps for Education!
  • Getting trained in, and implementing the 5 competencies into our SEL lessons.
  • Increased PTO events
  • Remaining Undefeated in Hicks Basketball Team
  • Staff is always willing to help each other out.
  • Community involvement and family atmosphere.
  • More than 40% of students met RIT Goal school wide.
  • Significantly decreased ODR’s by 500!
  • Significantly decreasing suspensions by over 300 since 2015-2016 school year!

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A Tour of Wayne-Westland Community Schools


Are you a new family considering Wayne-Westland Community Schools and looking for information about the programs offered in the District?  Want to know a little bit more about each of the schools in the District? The WWCS Tour Book will give you an overview of the District and each of the schools.

There is also information on

how to enroll a new student,

free sports programs for elementary, middle and high school students,

Talented and Gifted programs, 

free preschool programs and

our Wayne-Westland Online school.

Are you interested in a Young 5s program for your student?

Early learning is a key component to the success of every child. Wayne-Westland Community Schools is surveying to offer a new Young Fives option to families whose students are eligible for kindergarten this fall. In Michigan, children who will be five years old by December 1, 2021, can enroll in Young5s. The program is designed for students eligible for kindergarten, but requires more time to develop their emotional, social, physical, and/or cognitive skills further. If you are interested in enrolling your child in the Wayne-Westland Community Schools potential Young 5s program for the 2021-2022 school year, please complete the interest form linked below. 

Summer Food Distribution Information

Wayne-Westland Schools announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children.

Free meals will be made available for parent pick up for children 18 years of age and under or persons up to age 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by a state or local public educational agency.  The meals will be provided without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.  Meals will be provided at the site listed below:

John Glenn High School
36105 Marquette
Westland, MI 48185
June 14, 2021 – July 26, 2021 (Mondays only; No service July 5, 2021)
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
5 days of breakfast and lunch for each child

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Letter to WWCS Families and Staff

As we wrap up this school year and look forward to the summer break, the District is already making plans for the 2021-22 school year. The first day of school for the 2021-22 school year will be

  • Monday, August 30, 2021.  
    • K-5 grade students will have a half-day of school in the morning only. 
    • 6-12 grade students will have a full day of school. 
       

All students will return to school in our traditional model of five days per week. Later this summer, we will send more information with the entire 2021-22 school year calendar. 

Thank you for your support and patience this school year. 

Sincerely, 

John Dignan
Superintendent

BUSting with Learning Summer 2021!

BUSting with Learning Summer 2021! Kindergarten through 3rd Graders

This summer we are loading our school buses with books, games, literacy materials, school supplies and more!!!

Throughout the summer, we will be stopping at your elementary school 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. 

The dates and times we will be at each school can be found by clicking on the link below:

Google DocFull Bus Schedule

If you can’t make it to the school, watch for a bus with a  “WWCS BUSting with Learning” sign, driving through your neighborhood and looking for kids to give books to.

If you have any questions, please email Steve Barber at barbers@wwcsd.net

PDF DocumentBUSting with Learning Summer 2021 Flyer

 

June 28, 2021
A Tour of Wayne-Westland Community Schools
Want more information about Wayne-Westland Community Schools?


Are you a new family considering Wayne-Westland Community Schools and looking for information about the programs offered in the District?  Want to know a little bit more about each of the schools in the District? The WWCS Tour Book will give you an overview of the District and each of the schools.

There is also information on

how to enroll a new student,

free sports programs for elementary, middle and high school students,

Talented and Gifted programs, 

free preschool programs and

our Wayne-Westland Online school.




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Hicks Elementary

100 Helen
Inkster, MI 48141

Phone: 734-419-2660
Fax: 313-563-8450
Attendance Line: 734-419-2666

Student Hours

Full Day: 9:10 am - 4:00 pm
AM Half Day: 9:10 am - 12:20 pm

 

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Website Accessibility

Website Accessibility Policy 

Wayne-Westland Community Schools (“District”) is committed to ensuring accessibility of its website for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. All pages on the District’s website will conform to the W3C WAI’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA conformance, or updated equivalents of those guidelines. The District will continue to test future releases/updates of its website and remains committed to maintaining its compliance and serving the widest possible audience. To this end, the District will perform periodic accessibility audits of its website.

Please report any concerns on the Accessibility Concerns page. 

Web Accessibility Coordinator:
Scott Mastenbrook
734 419-2009
MastenbrookS@wwcsd.net