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As we enter the last week of September, we continue to be proud of how well our students are adjusting to their daily routines. Our schools have many activities and special events coming up this fall, so ensure you get the communications from your child’s school and check our district website.
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Over the past few years, you may have seen messages in the front lobby of schools that reference the commitment of Wayne-Westland Community Schools to "the whole child."
At Wayne-Westland Community Schools, "the whole child" means;
- Care - A focus on the needs of the child in all areas.
- Membership - A sense of connection to our schools.
- Support - Advocacy for our students.
- Safety - Emotional and physical security for students.
This year we partnered with Top Cat Sales to provide athletic and spirit wear apparel and merchandise for our students, staff, families and our community. Each school has its own page with school-specific logo merchandise. Stores are open for a limited time only and the deadline to order is October 2, 2022. Orders will be shipped about four weeks after the store closes. The next open window to purchase items through Top Cat Sales will be in November with delivery available before the holidays. Following windows will open on Feb. 1 and April 1.
This partnership also provides a fundraising opportunity for schools and groups as a portion of the proceeds from each purchase is donated back to the district. We hope you will join us in showing pride for our schools and district.
Please remember that we also have a community partnership with AKA Sports in Wayne, MI. They provide district apparel and merchandise via their online store. Orders can be placed anytime and picked up from their Wayne location.
Our students continue to do a great job getting acclimated to being back in school. Teachers and administrators continue to focus on relationship building, school and classroom procedures, and introducing curriculum. We look forward to next week being our first full week of school.
We had a successful first week of school! Our students and staff were happy to be back in the classroom. This week was full of learning the processes and procedures in their classrooms and schools. Staff also focused on building relationships and getting to know their students. Relationship building will continue throughout the school year. Check out some back to school photos on our District website and social media platforms.
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.