District Update

A weekly update from Walled Lake Consolidated Schools

Walled Lake Consolidated School District Update: January 5, 2023

We hope you'll review this week's District Update filled with news and notes from across the Walled Lake Consolidated School District. Stay up to date with the district by visiting www.wlcsd.org and connecting with the district on social media - Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | LinkedIn

No School for Students on January 17

As communicated prior to Winter Break, ALL of the Walled Lake Schools will be closed on Tuesday, January 17. The District will be utilizing this day to better assist staff members across the District on important wellness topics and provide additional Professional Learning. This Mid-Year Update is a district-provided professional development day allotted to school districts by the state of Michigan and can be implemented at the District’s discretion during the school year.

Important Reminders for Families:

  • January 5: Special Board of Education Meeting
  • January 10: Make-Up Middle School Chromebook Distribution Day
  • January 12: Board of Education Meeting
  • January 16: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No School for Students or Staff
  • January 16: 24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration at WL Northern High School starting at 5p.m.
  • January 17: No School for Students - Mid-Year Staff Update/Professional Development

WLCSD celebrates National School Board Appreciation Month!

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Join us on January 16 for our 24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration!

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Deadline to apply for Legacy Scholarships is JANUARY 6

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WLCSD Staff Shoutout Nomination Form

In an effort to find additional ways to celebrate our staff, the WLCSD Community Relations department requests that families fill out the information below for staff who are rock stars in their classrooms and school communities. Please complete the form below and contact Dan Durkin (danieldurkin@wlcsd.org) with any questions you may have.

A sample of what these shout outs will look like on social media and in our District newsletters can be found below.

District News:

MAKEUP Middle School Chromebook distribution day - Jan. 10

We will be offering a MAKEUP Middle School Chromebook distribution day at ESC in Room 900 on Tuesday, January 10 from 7am-9am and 3pm-7pm for any Middle School families still in need of a Chromebook.

  • This is for Middle School students ONLY

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Register for GED/ESL Classes in January 2023

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Signing Up for SMS Messages via Skylert

In addition to receiving phone calls and email notifications from the school district in the event of a school closing or emergency, parents can also sign up to receive SMS Text messages.

Please find the helpful step-by-step instructions linked below as well as the video tutorial on signing up for SMS messages.

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WLCSD Employment Opportunities!

Employment opportunities are available for support staff personnel, substitute teachers, preschool teachers, bus drivers and a variety of positions at the Outdoor Education Center.

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Upcoming Events:

Community Resources:

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District Links:

Okay2Say Tipline

Anyone can report tips confidentially on criminal activities or potential harm directed at students, school employees, or schools. Tips can be submitted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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