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On November 20, 2022, the Westland Police Department and Wayne-Westland Community Schools learned of a social media threat against John Glenn High School. As a safety precaution, John Glenn High School closed on November 21, 2022, and transitioned to virtual learning on November 22, 2022. The Westland Police arrested a 14-year-old Inkster resident, a current 9th-grade student at John Glenn High School. The 14-year-old is currently in custody at the Wayne County Juvenile Detention Center, awaiting arraignment on criminal charges.
School will be in session on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Students will report to school in the morning for an already scheduled half day. Students will be dismissed at 10:20 am.
Our Stuff a Bus event is sponsored by Wayne-Westland Community Schools Transportation Department.
LOCATION, DATE and TIME:
Walmart Parking Lot
at Michigan Avenue and Canton Center
November 25 & 26, 2022
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Social Media Safety Reminders
Last night the district was alerted to a threat on social media involving John Glenn High School. We immediately contacted the Westland Police Department and the threat is still under full investigation by law enforcement as they work to identify and prosecute those responsible for the post and those responsible for sharing it. We will pursue prosecution to the fullest extent of the law.
November has been a very exciting month for many of our students. Our Wayne Memorial High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team is in the National Preseason Top 40 for the first time. We are proud of all the hard work and energy put into the program.
Students from our elementary and middle schools had the opportunity to visit Michigan State University, where they toured the campus and got to watch a women's basketball game. Another group of middle school students visited Lawrence Technological University and participated in STEM day. HYPE Athletics made a $10,000 donation to our PBIS program, which provides students with positive behavior with a one-day pass to the facility. We continue to work with our community partners to offer our students the most hands-on and comprehensive opportunities.
- October was : Fire Prevention Month, Anti-Bullying Month, National Principal Month
- Thank you to Staff and Students
- $3.3M grant through the ECF used for LTE devices
- $850K grant for work based learning opportunities for high school students
- $500K SME grant for small manufacturing and engineering at our William D Ford Tech Center
- School based health clinic being completed in April at John Glenn High School
- $150 grant from University of Michigan Trails Program for Mental Health lessons and professional learning
- $30K from Deliotte and Amazon for K-8 STEM Kits
- $20K Michigan College Access Network for computers and smart board for College and Career Readiness rooms
Please take some time to watch this AWESOME video that was created by all of us at Hicks to show exactly what to do and what NOT to do during pick up and dismissal in the loop! PLEASE follow this carefully! We hope you enjoy this video as much as we did creating it for all of you! Share this with your children too! Click the link below!!!
Please take a few minutes to fill out a Household Information Report. It's more than a meal application. Please contact your student's Main Office of you have any questions or need a form.
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Good evening Wayne-Westland families,
As you enjoy your last summer weekend before our students begin the new school year, I hope you and your children are filled with anticipation and excitement. Back to school represents a great tradition in Wayne-Westland. It also represents an opportunity for a fresh start.
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We are kicking off the new year with a welcome back to school message from Superintendent John Dignan.