Wayland Union High School

January 2023

Upcoming Events


January 3: Return to school

January 10: Beekeeping Club

January 11: Incoming Freshmen Parent Night
January 16: Parent Teacher Conferences

January 18: PSAT for Juniors

January 23: No school


February 2-4: Wayland Theatriks Presents: Blithe Spirit

February 8: Student Count Day

February 10: Coaches vs. Cancer game

February 10-12: Lifeguard Training (see below)
February 11: Snowcoming Dance

February 15: Band & Orchestra Mid-Winter Concert

February 17-20: No School

February 21: Choir Mid-Winter Concert

February 23: Band & Orchestra Festival


March 2-3: Exams

March 6: First Day of 3rd Trimester

March 10-13: No School

March 31: Spring Break Begins

Parent Teacher Conferences

January 16, 2023

The high school will be offering both in-person and virtual options for Parent-Teacher Conferences on January 16th. Teachers will be available in-person from 4:00pm until 6:30pm. Virtual hours will vary by teacher: some teacher will be available from 3:00pm-4:00pm and others will be available from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Please see the list below for virtual availability. If you would like to meet with a teacher virtually, please reach out to them to schedule an appointment.
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From the Guidance Office

  • January 4: Scheduling Class Meetings for 2023-24 during 2nd hour.
  • January 4 - January 20: Online scheduling portal is open. Make sure to enter requests online and turn in paper form to the Guidance Office.
  • January 11: Incoming Freshman Parent Night at 6:30 p.m. in FAC.
  • January 16: Parent/Teacher Conferences. The Guidance Office will be presenting a scheduling “how-to” for parents of freshmen, sophomores and juniors. Presentation times will be held at 4:30 and 5:30 in room D401.
  • January 18: Guidance Office Workshop: Healthy Relationships - workshop to focus on identifying healthy versus unhealthy relationships. This workshop is open to all students on a sign up basis via QR code posted throughout the hallways.
  • January 24: Seniors only-Barry County Foundation Scholarship workshop during PRIDE Time.
  • January 25: Guidance Office Workshop: “Careers & Me.” We will focus on understanding your personality and how it aligns to possible career pathways. This workshop is open to all students on a sign up basis via QR code posted throughout the hallways.


Dance - Saturday, February 11 from 7:30-10:30

Tickets cost $10 and will be available for sale at school and via RevTrak

Guest Approval Forms are due Friday, February 3

Spirit Week: February 6-10

  • Monday - PJ Day
  • Tuesday - Groutfit (Wear all gray)
  • Wednesday - Jersey Day
  • Thursday - Denim Day
  • Friday - Purple Out for Coaches vs. Cancer

Coaches vs Cancer

February 10 vs. Kenowa Hills

Girls Game 6:00

Boys Game 7:30

T-shirts and other merchandise will be available for sale at the game. Pre-orders can be made with this link and are due by Friday, January 27:


Anyone who buys a t-shirt will receive free admission to the game.

From the Technology Department

A reminder that iPad cases should not be removed from the iPad. Taking the case off the iPad will void any insurance the parents have put on the device. If the case is removed, and the student is unable to return it, the student will be charged $30.


Purchasing Yearbooks:

Walsworth is our yearbook publishing company. Order your 2023 yearbook this fall at www.yearbookforever.com.

WUHS 2023 Senior Salutes

Limited Senior Salute space is still available for purchase in the 2023 Wayland Union High School Yearbook! Senior salutes are spaces for parents, grandparents and friends to congratulate, honor and recognize their senior with a baby or childhood photo and text.

Senior salute sizes are ⅛ of a page and are available in color or black and white. Pictures need to be submitted as jpeg and text is limited to 30 words. Cost $20 per Senior Salute.

Checks can be made to Wayland Union Schools and can be delivered to Mrs. Denhof in room B216 or mailed to Wayland Union High School.

Attn: Yearbook, 870 East Superior Street, Wayland, MI 49348

Email text and jpeg picture to yearbook@waylandunion.org ASAP!


Get all of the latest Grad Bash updates at https://www.wuhs2023.com/!

It's not too late to order your cap and gown!

Please see Mrs. Doupé with any questions or concerns!

Pickleball Tournament - Fundraiser!

Follow the link to sign up!

Sign Up Here!

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In The Classroom

Wayland Theatriks

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Dance II students are attending State Adjudications this Sunday, January 15th at the Grand Rapids Ballet Company's Wege Theatre. If dance students are selected, they will attend the Michigan Youth Dance Festival at the University of Michigan this May!


Choir will be having their Mid-Year Concert February 21st in the FAC at 7:00 pm. All Wayland Alumni Choir members are invited to sing "The Awakening" together!

In The Community

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