May 26, 2023

Message from the Principal

Next week is a big week for the class of 2023!

We have just 2 weeks left. Attendance is a huge factor of student success. We need to make sure our students are in classrooms learning from the great JGHS staff.

Students please make sure to check your school email regularly.

Please see this link for the buildings Standard Operating Procedures.

Important Upcoming dates:

May 29- No school (Memorial Day Recess)

June 2- Graduation ceremony (Wayne-Westland Innovative Academy)

June 3- Graduation ceremony (John Glenn and Wayne Memorial)

June 7- Half day (high school students only)

June 8- Half day (K-12 students)

June 9- Half day (K-12 students)- Last day of school

Chain of Command:

JGHS Health Clinic (Soft Opening)

The clinic offers comprehensive medical services ( Including sports physicals). Please see the link below for more details.

Phone number: 734-419-2270 ( Future Phone number 734-895-6275)

Hours of operation:

Mon: 730am-330pm

Tues 730am-700pm

Wed: 730am-330pm


Fri: 730am-1130am

Senior Timeline

May 31 MANDATORY Graduation practice 8:00 am in cafeteria

  • Caps and gowns distributed

  • All student book fees must be paid

  • Senior Honors Night Stockmeyer Auditorium (Wayne HS) 6:30 - 8:00p

June 3 GRADUATION DAY at Eastern Michigan University 10:00am

June College bound seniors - place order through Parchment to have their final transcript sent to their college

Class of 2023 information ( Graduation and other end of year activities )

Attention Seniors

Below are directions on how to login into your Destiny account where you can see everything you have checked out and any fines that you might owe.
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Exploring Careers in the Law - Detroit, July 28

The Michigan Supreme Court with the Wayne County Third Circuit Court is offering a career exploration program on July 28, 9am-3pm, at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, Detroit, for high school students (rising 10th graders through 2023 graduates) interested in learning more about legal careers.

The program is free and lunch will be provided for the July 28 session. Registration is required; applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. (Openings are also available for the week-long Lansing session.)

The application and more information are available at

Clubs and Activities

Advocacy Club - John Glenn's Advocacy Club is helping promote Mental Health Awareness month all throughout May! We are working with the Counseling team and asking everyone to wear green on Fridays. Mental Health Matters, so wear green to help us promote the importance of making 'Space' for Mental Health throughout our Rocket Nation.

Announcements - John Glenn has gone digital…kind of. Below are links to this year’s episodes






Yearbook - Final yearbook copies now available! Here’s one last chance to capture lifelong memories. We have 55 extra yearbooks. But when they’re gone, they’re gone! So order your JOHN GLENN HIGH SCHOOL WESTLAND 2023 yearbook before they sell out. Order today at

To stay up-to-date on all the happenings at JG follow us on social media.

@JGLaunchpad @JGHSLaunchpad

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Wayne-Westland Summer Programs

Please see the link below to see a variety of summer programs offered by Wayne-Westland and its partners

Scholarship Opportunity Class of 2024

Attention all Juniors and parents of Juniors. If you (or your child) have a GPA of 2.75 or higher and are interested in a college scholarship, please keep reading!

Kirk of Our Savior has teamed up with John Glenn to offer two lucky students the opportunity to receive a $5,000 scholarship. There is an application (available in the counseling office) due to the counseling office by May 22nd and a letter of recommendation due by June 1st in order to be considered for an interview by the panel of the Kirk of our Savior. Again, they will be choosing 2 lucky John Glenn students to receive this scholarship. Please note, there will be further requirements for the chosen candidates that Mr. Craig and/or Mrs. Rajaee can go over in detail if you have further questions. Please do not hesitate to contact the counseling office for additional information!!

Westland Housing Commission

The Westland Housing Commission (WHC) will open the Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for applications on June 2, 2023, 3:00 am. and will close on June 5, 2023, 11:59 pm.
Applications for the waiting list are available online ONLY at: (this site is active only June 2- 5, 2023).

For more information, call 734-793-9388 or visit

JGHS tutoring

Tutoring is offered on Thursday form 2:15- 4:15. Student's must show their I.D.

Counseling News

Xello still needs to be completed in order for students to update their Educational Development Plan. We have 253 students that have one assignment left and 342 that have not started yet. Parents, please have your students login and check their progress.

Henry Ford college oppurtunity:

Summer School

Summer School for Students Who Need to Make Up Classes: Wayne-Westland Community Schools is hosting an opportunity for high school students who are behind in credits to take courses this summer, free of charge. Students will be learning online at home through Graduation Alliance.

The FORM TO APPLY is now available. Once the form is filled out, the Counseling Team will identify the courses that are needed for each student.

All students will be required to attend an orientation session with Graduation Alliance (either virtual or in person) prior to the program starting (date(s) TBD).

Online Credit Recovery Classes start on June 19 and must be completed by August 4, 2023.


You can use this QR code to purchase tickets electronically for John Glenn Athletic events


Students and families, a food pantry is now at John Glenn!

Lunch and dinner items are available, as well as some healthy snacks.

Come down to room 116 to pick up items, or contact Mrs. Rajaee at (734) 419-2313.

Help us spread the word!