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News and Notes: 7.6

We’ve been at this whole learning-during-a-pandemic thing for over a year now, Trojans. We are approaching seven months of in-person and Virtual Academy learning for the 20/21 school year with about three to go. Each day, week, and month brings with it its own set of challenges and triumphs. As weeks go, this one was … Continued

News and Notes: 7.5

Vaccinations & Half Days I sent a notice out yesterday but want to mention it here too. In partnership with the Washtenaw County Health Department, we are hosting a pop up COVID-19 vaccine clinic in our district. The first dose will be administered on Monday, March 1 and the second dose on Monday, March 22. … Continued

News and Notes 7.4

Good Things Come In Threes This week, Whitmore Lake Public Schools Athletic Director, Brad McCormack, earned distinction from the National Interscholastic Association of Athletic Administrators (NIAAA) as a Certified Athletic Administrator, or CAA. To earn this distinction, Mr. McCormack has demonstrated the highest level of knowledge and expertise in the field of interscholastic athletic administration. … Continued

News and Notes 7.3

COVID Update The week of October 26 yielded no new cases in WLPS.  However, I want to reaffirm my commitment to sharing information as soon as possible with our parents so safety decisions can be made within each family.  It is important to note that despite the recent burst of positive cases, none of them … Continued

WLPS Covid-19 Update: Remote Learning Day October 15

Dear WLPS Families, Our schools have made it through the first month of the year without a positive COVID-19 case. However, the region is experiencing an increase in cases per million and WLPS is preparing by implementing a district-wide remote learning day on Thursday, October 15. Students in grades K-6 can expect to have a blend of … Continued

WLPS COVID Update

Our schools had another safe week.  Thank you to parents who are reinforcing our safety policies.  Our teachers and staff greatly appreciate the manner in which students are navigating the new rules. Next week, both buildings will be in session for a full week.  We’ll continue to maintain 5 day weeks as long as staff … Continued

News and Notes 7.2

WLPS was saddened to learn that one of our bus drivers passed away over the weekend.  John Westover, “purple bus”, died unexpectedly in his sleep while at home.  Staff substitutes were placed on the buses and students were informed of Mr. Westover’s passing.  Professional staff was also made available to work with any student who … Continued

WLPS Return to Learn Update

Good afternoon, We are ready, Trojans! We look forward to welcoming our in-person students back to our buildings on Monday, August 31, 2020. The first week will be half days for all in-person students. You can find half day dismissal times on our academic calendar. For those using busing this school year, the bus routes are posted on our Back to School site. … Continued

Return to Learn Q and A: August 19,2020

If you were unable to attend the Return to Learn Zoom Q and A with Superintendent Tom DeKeyser, you can check it out below. Still have a question you would like answered? Email Tom DeKeyser at Tom.DeKeyser@wlps.net.

WLPS Return to Learn Update and District News

Good Evening, In-Person Instruction begins August 31 for grades K-12. As previously announced, the first week of school for students K-12 will be half days through September 3. The district will start the year utilizing half days at all levels through September 3. Last week, WLPS opened its online enrollment program, Schoolmint. As part of enrollment, … Continued

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