WMHS Student Weekly Information

January 16 - January 20

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Welcome back! I hope that you had an amazing long weekend as we honored Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday.

The first day of the 2nd Semester is here. It is crucial that you get off to a great start in the 3rd Quarter and 2nd Semester! --- Be here at school! Be in class (on time)! Stay in class! Fully engage and participate!

You got this! We got you!


Knowledge - "Knowledge is like climbing a mountain; the higher you reach, the more you can see and appreciate." ~~Anonymous

Passion - "Nothing great was ever accomplished without enthusiasm." ~~ R.W. Emerson



  • Tuesday, 1/17 = Day 1, 3rd Quarter and Semester 2
  • Get to class on time!
  • Stay in class!
  • Make good choices!

  • Early College Information Night 1/17/23! The district is hosting an Early College Information Night on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at 6 p.m. at the William D. Ford Career-Technical Center (36455 Marquette, Westland 48185).


Monday (Motivated Monday)

  • No School. MLK Day

Tuesday (Choose Day ... be Dynamic)

  • Full, Normal Day = Day 1 of the 3rd Quarter and 2nd Semester

Wednesday (Wellness Wednesday ... self care! Hump Day)

  • Full, Normal Day

Thursday (Thoughtful Thursday ... take care of a classmate! ... lil' Friday)

  • Full, Normal Day


  • Full, Normal Day

Have a great week!


Thank you

Cory J. Gildersleeve


Upcoming Important January Dates:

District Calendar Link

Tuesday, January 24

  • NWEA Assessment Day

Be sure to bring your charged computer in order to take your test

Students who show growth from their last test administration will receive a reward

AM career tech students will NOT go to career tech that day. Please report to the classrooms listed on this document.

Thursday, January 26

  • Blood Drive RivalZ Week Competition vs JG. Please consider donating to save a life AND help us win RivalZ Week again. Use this LINK to sign up.
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Cool Classrooms

Forensic Science students showcased their hard work this semester by presenting "Who Killed Santa" to distinguished jury members. Students had to use evidence to convince the jury of whodunit.
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Counseling, College, & Career Readiness News:

  • Henry Ford College and Wayne State University announced a guaranteed transfer partnership.

  • 1/18 College+Career field trip to the Detroit Opera House

  • 1/23 Report Cards released via Student/Parent Connect

  • 1/24 Xello Day for all grades

  • 1/23-1/31 Scheduling window open for current 9th-11th grade students to put in course requests through Student Connect for the 23-24 school year.

  • 1/25 AP Parent Night 6:00pm

  • 1/30 WM Counselors at FMS for scheduling presentations w/ 8th graders.

  • 1/31 WM Counselors at AMS for scheduling presentations w/ 8th graders.

WMHS Clubs and Activities News:

Current clubs: Clubs & Athletics 2022-2023


  • 1/23-2/3 Upward Bound recruitment interviews


  • Wednesday, January 25 is a senate meeting during 4th hour
  • Thursday, January 26 is the BLOOD DRIVE!! This is one of the first RivalZ week competitions. Our Zebras will battle against the Rockets to get the most donors willing to participate as well as the most usable blood donations. Please consider signing up to donate blood!! Use this LINK to sign up.
RivalZ Week 2023

  • Get ready for an epic competition during the week of January 30 - February 3.
  • There will be competitions for spirit dress, blood drive participation, War Games pep rally games, and dodgeball. T-shirts sales will began January 17 for $10.

RivalZ Week 2023 SD 480p
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Athletic News:

  • 1/16 Boys Basketball playing in the MLK Hoops Festival in Jackson

  • 1/20+1/21 Boys Swim Host Wayne Swim Invite

  • 1/28 Wrestling Hosts “Wolfpack” Girls & JV Wrestling Tournament