Wayland Union High School
November 2: Band 7th-12th Grade Fall Concert, FAC Auditorium 7-8:30pm
November 9, 10: Exams
November 10: End of 1st Trimester. Report Cards published to Portal.
November 11: Debate Tournament 7:30am - 6pm
November 13: Start of 2nd Trimester
November 15: Improv Anonymous!, FAC Auditorium, 6-7pm
November 22-24: No School, Thanksgiving Break
December 5, 6: Sophmore ACATEC Visit
December 13: Debate League, Media Center, 1:30 - 6pm
December 18 - Jan. 1: No school, Winter Break
From the Guidance Office
Upcoming Dates and Happenings
November 1: Dual Enrollment meeting during Pride Time for students that signed up.
Anytime: watch a recording of the Michigan Achievement presentation.
November 2, 16: Virtual Financial Aid Nights
November 10: Dual Enrollment paperwork due to the Guidance Office.
November 15: SOS (Signs of Suicide) Presentations by OnPoint in World History classes. More information going out to 10th grade parents in the beginning of November.
New from the Guidance office:
Pathfinder is a new online career planning tool that helps students explore different career, training, and education paths to make informed decisions about their post-secondary options. Pathfinder uses current labor market, wage and institutional data and metrics, to help students research and compare multiple career roadmaps. No login is required and anyone can access through the website https://pathfinder.mitalent.org/
Check out the Guidance Office website for more career information!
If your student is going to be absent from school, please make sure to call the office the morning of to report the absence. You may leave a message on the attendance line, or hold to speak with a secretary.
Wayland High School phone: 269-792-2254.
Please provide doctor notes for any appointments during school hours
to excuse your student's absence.
Capturing Kids' Hearts
Improv.anonymous will be performing on November 15th at 6pm, in the Fine Arts Center.
This is a free event for anyone interested. Come show your support!
Eight students participated in the South West Vocal Music Festival September 29, 2023 at Western Michigan University. Aiden Ketchapaw, Kayden Balch, Loreli Beckwith, Nikki Ward, Nikollete Harrison, Tristell Pawloski, Thomas Parker and Tiannah Garcia spent the day learning the music that will be sung by other students from our school and from 13 other schools at the Festival held in March. This festival will be held at the Miller Auditorium March 14, 2024. This has been noted as one of the Wayland Union High School Choir highlights of the year. Close to 600 students will be making musical magic come this spring. Stay tuned for more detailed information.
Congratulations to Tiannah Garicia for her achievement as our Regional Honors Choir Member for
this school year!
Tiannah will be auditioning for State Honors Choir December 2nd at Western Michigan University and performing with the other members at the Dalton Theater.
Mrs. Hill is taking our Dance II students to the Oakland Dance Festival on November 18th in Farmington, Michigan.
At this festival, students will be taking four workshop classes in various styles and will learn and refine several dance concepts. Also, our dancers will be performing for an adjudication panel of three prestigious dance professionals and collegiate dance professors to hear their comments and feedback on the piece.
Dance students will also visit the College Fair highlighting collegiate dance programs across Michigan, Indiana and Illinois. The culminating event is a dance performance that our students get to enjoy. Dance students will get to see these college dancers perform for them.
New York Trip
Travel Opportunity for Students (and Guardians) to New York, New York!
You are invited to participate in an exciting and educational trip of a lifetime to New York, New York!
Our group will depart on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, and return on Friday, May 31, 2024. Space is limited and seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis!
Our Itinerary includes:
- Statue of Liberty
- Madison Square Garden
- Central Park
- Radio City Music Hall
- 9/11 Memorial
- Wall Street
- Broadway District
- AND so much more!!
Senior Cap and Gown
Now is the time to order your cap and gown for graduation! Please visit Jostens.com to place your order, or use the link below:
There are many packages to choose from. However, the only items required for graduation are cap and gown (which includes tassel and stole).
Please place your order if you have not yet done so.
Walsworth is our yearbook publishing company. Order your 2024 yearbook (23-24 school year) at www.yearbookforever.com.
✨Save $5.00 off your yearbook with the promo code YB2024 exp. 11/30.✨
Last year's 2023 Yearbook (22-23 school year) can be purchased from Mrs. Denhof in room B216. Please email Mrs. Denhof at email@example.com to reserve a copy.
Class of 2024 Senior Photos
Senior photos should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please share only ONE photo to be used in the yearbook. Photos need to be in portrait orientation. The clothing choice needs to follow the school dress code. A simple head and shoulder shot looks best in the yearbook.
Please crop photos before submitting.
We request that the pictures look professional (i.e. no “Selfies”). If there are financial issues preventing a student from having a senior picture taken, please let us know because we can arrange for a yearbook photographer to take some nice pictures.
For questions please contact email@example.com
Photos due are by Friday, December 1, 2023
WUHS 2024 Senior Salutes
Senior Salute space is now available for purchase in the 2024 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, January 27, 2024!
Email email@example.com to buy a business ad in the 2024 Yearbook. Yearbook sponsorship is a great way to advertise and your advertising dollars also help Wayland Union High School build a better yearbook for the students in this area.
1/8 page ad- $30.00
1/4 page ad- $50.00
1/2 page ad- $100.00
Full page ad- $200.00 (parents or grandparents who buy a full page ad get a complementary copy of the 2024 Yearbook)
Follow the WUHS Yearbook on social media Instagram @waylandunion_yearbook & Facebook @Wayland Union High School Yearbook.
Wayland High School is offering FREE hygiene products to students this year. All requests are kept private. Simply scan the QR code below and answer which items your student could use.