November 18, 2022

Dear Families,

We hope you have a fantastic weekend! This memo is filled with important information. Please take the time to read all sections so you are up to date with current information. The next memo will be shared the week after Thanksgiving.

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to one of us directly at eatone@wwcsd.net or bukoskysm@wwcsd.net.

Sincerely,

Erin Eaton & Stacie Bukosky

We are so grateful for our wonderful students and families. We hope you are able to relax and enjoy time with your family and friends this Thanksgiving.

We want to extend gratitude to Biggby Coffee on Ford Road. They graciously donated coffee for us to serve to families this morning at drop off as a way for us to show a small token of appreciation to you!

There will be a half day on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Students will be dismissed at 11:00 am. There is no school on Thursday or Friday. School will resume on Monday, November 28, 2022.

Bus Routes

Please accept our apologies for having to cancel bus routes this week. Unfortunately, if our drivers are out and we do not have substitute drivers, the district is left with no choice. If this occurs again, we will notify you as soon as we are aware so you can prepare.

Bowling Club

There will not be bowling next week on Wednesday. Bowling will resume after Thanksgiving break.

Thank you!

Dear Wayne-Westland Families,

Weekly Letter to Students, Parents and Staff

Thank you for your support of Wayne-Westland Community Schools. On November 8, 2022, voters approved a 10-year Sinking Fund to generate about $2.2 million yearly for school building capital improvements. Investing in our infrastructure will help us achieve the district’s goal of ensuring that our facilities are safe, secure, up-to-date and attractive for the well-being of students, staff and the community.

 

The Sinking Fund allows the district to keep more than 1,868,816 square feet of educational space and 587 acres of grounds and property in a condition suitable for the thousands of students and community members who use the schools daily.

Updates will include:

  • Mechanical, electrical and plumbing upgrades
  • Carpet, floor, door, light and window replacements
  • Kitchen remodels
  • Roof replacements
  • Parking lot, sidewalk and curb additions and renovations
  • Security software upgrades
  • Wifi upgrades
  • Student and teacher device upgrades

 

Once again, thank you for your partnership and support of our students and district. Great Futures Start Right Here in Wayne-Westland Community Schools!

Sincerely,

John Dignan, Ed.D.
Superintendent

 

The Book Fair is Coming!

 

Get ready! The Scholastic Book Fair is coming our way (YAY!). Choosing their own books empowers kids and inspires them to become bolder, prouder, and stronger readers. AND… as always, every book they buy earns rewards for our school library .   

Our school’s Book Fair will take place from November 28 through December 2, 2022 at Adams’ School Library. We will be accepting Cash, and Credit/Debit Cards, and eWallets can be created. 

EWallets are accounts you create for your student without having to send cash or card with your child. (All  money not used from an eWallet can be used to make online purchases.)

Students will have the opportunity to win a before Thanksgiving shopping spree and $5 gift cards to be used solely at our onsite fair. 

If you can’t make it to the Fair, then shop at our school’s Online Book Fair. All orders ship directly to your home, and shipping is free for book orders over $25. Your online orders will also benefit our school library. Online shopping does not open until November 21 and runs until December 4.

Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and get started with online shopping:

 YOUR FAIR HOMEPAGE 

The countdown to more Bookjoy is on! Catch you at the Fair!

Happy reading!

Girls’ Basketball Tryouts

Save the Date!

We will be holding a dance/activity night on December 15th, 2022 – details will be shared soon! As outlined below, students that have served a suspension or have excessive tardies will not be eligible to attend.

If you are Late, you will miss something Great!

We are continuing this initiative to get our students to class on time, prepared and ready to learn. Please see below!

Holiday Assistance

If you need help this holiday, please refer to the list here for options and ways to apply.

 

8th Grade Washington D.C. Trip

We have now moved to a waitlist – use this link here to see how to get your student on the waitlist.

Family Resource Center

Wayne-Westland Community Schools has a Family Resource Center (FRC), which provides services to any student/family enrolled in our District, free of cost. Some of the services they provide are: basic need assistance, access to over 600 local resources, Laundry Assistance Program and material items for those unable to afford them (emergency toiletries, socks/underwear, hats/gloves/scarves, etc.) They are also able to supply school supplies and backpacks year round for any WWCS student.

Please contact our Family Resource Center at: 734-419-2709 or FRC@wwcsd.net. Our FRC also has a Digital Request for Services Form, which can be used to request assistance by filling out a simple form. Please contact the Family Resource Center directly with any additional questions regarding their services.

 

Gleaners Food Distribution

Mental Health Support

Care Solace is a complimentary and confidential service provided by Wayne-Westland Community Schools. This is a free service to students, families and staff. Care Solace helps connect individuals to mental health or substance abuse providers. They will call providers, verify insurance and help to make appointments. Contact Care Solace by calling 888-515-0595 or visiting caresolace.com/wwcsd and click “Book Appointment.” Support is available 24 hours a day 365 day a year in any language.

 

Friendly Reminders:

  • If you need to pick up your child from school early, please do so by 2:00 pm
  • You will be required to show your ID upon entering the building. Please do not allow anyone else to follow in behind you and please make sure the door closes behind you
  • You will not be able to enter the building during passing time, at arrival or dismissal. You will need to wait until our hallways are clear before entering
  • You are not permitted in the hallways. You will be required to wait in the office until your appointment time or your child is ready to go home

We appreciate you helping us keep our students safe.

Upcoming Events

  • November 23- Half day (K-12 grades)
  • November 24 and 25- No school (Thanksgiving recess)
  • December 12- Board of Education meeting

Detailed calendar information including upcoming events can be found on the homepage of the district and school websites

Subscribe to the Adams Event Calendar Here

2022/2023 District Calendar

Wayne-Westland Community Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, genetic information or any other legally protected characteristic, in its programs and activities, including inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:  Title VI Coordinator: John Besek; Title II Coordinator: Kim Markey; Title IX Coordinators: John Besek; Section 504 Coordinator: John Besek.  All complaints may be addressed to 36745 Marquette St., Westland, MI 48185.

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