December 16, 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.

This will be the last memo of the year. The next one will be sent the Friday before we return to school from winter break.

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

Adams MS Winter Instrumental Music Concert – Tonight

Event Details:

Friday, December 16, 2022 at 7PM

Wayne Memorial High School: Stockmeyer Auditorium (3001 4th St, Wayne, MI 48184)

Spectator entrance is through the main auditorium entrance located off of Glenwood Road

Performer/Student Details
  • All Band/String ensembles will be participating in this event (6 Band, 6 Strings, Cadet Band, Concert Strings, Concert Band)
  • DRESS: Students are to wear concert black (black shirt, full length all black pants, all black socks, all black shoes w/ black laces)
  • Students can enter through the external band room doors.
  • Students are expected to be present and perform in this Winter Concert as it is a graded part of the Instrumental Music Classroom
  • CALL TIMES:
    • 6th Grade Band: 6:10PM
    • 6th Grade Strings: 6:00PM
    • Cadet Band: 6:10PM
    • Concert Strings: 6:00PM
    • Concert Band: 6:20PM

Winter Recess

Winter recess will begin on December 26, 2022. School we resume on January 9, 2023.

Middle School Parents Still Make the Difference

Please follow the link below to access the December issue of Middle School Parents Still Make the Difference. You will read about ways you can help your middle school student be successful.

December Issue

Topics include:

  • Speaking to your child about drugs and alcohol
  • Helping your child study for math and science class
  • Strategies to help your child retain learning
  • Eliminating rude back talk
  • Establishing family rules to promote respectful behavior
  • And much more!

If you have any questions or would like additional resources, please reach out to your child’s counselor.

Winter Glitter Dance

Thank you to all parents that helped at our dance last evening! The students had a great time and were well behaved. We hope to do this again in the early spring! Check out some photos below.

 

Winter is Upon Us!

Please make sure students have appropriate winter gear as the cold weather arrives and stays. We do not open our doors early unless temperatures are dangerously cold. If your child is in need of a coat, please email your child’s counselor.

Rides Home from Sporting Events

If your child attends a home sporting event, it is expected that he or she have a ride home promptly after the game. We have been waiting for up to 45 minutes with students. If this is  pattern with your student, he or she will no longer be able to attend games.

Student vs Staff Basketball Game

On Wednesday, December 21, 2022 beginning at 3:30 pm, we will be having our 2nd annual Student vs Staff Basketball Game. This game will be a fundraiser for PBIS, and students will need to purchase a ticket in advance for $2.00 from the counseling office. We will be selling snacks for $1.00 and offering half court throws at half time also for $1.00 for a chance to win a prize.

Staff who chose to participate in the game chose an 8th grade student to play against, and will be sponsoring them for the game.

This event is first come, first served to the first 250 to purchase tickets. Tickets are still available in lunch or in the counseling office.

Yearbooks on Sale Now

Girls’ Basketball Tryouts

College Opportunities

Wayne-Westland Early College Now Accepting Applications (middle and high school) Wayne-Westland Early College provides high school students an opportunity to simultaneously complete the high school diploma and an associate degree at no cost to families. The application window closes on February 14, 2023. Learn more here.

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.

If your child participated in the first fundraiser, his or her profit will be applied to the balance owed for his or her trip.

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.

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.

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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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