More than 200 volunteers tackling over 600 tasks to create a new center of excellence!
About this site
This is a temporary Web site designed to help provide information on the current and future activities surrounding the unification of Willow Run Community Schools and Ypsilanti Public Schools (now, Ypsilanti Community Schools). A permanent site is expected to launch in the summer of 2013. Thank you for your support and patience as this process unfolds.
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Latest News and Information
Applications for 5-12 grade programs
Small Learning Communities will be offered to students in grades 5-12. Applications are due to school offices by May 3, 2013. Please click here to download an application.
Advisory Groups - Building a District
Over 200 volunteers are investing countless hours to develop an exciting and innovative educational model. Click here to learn more about Advisory Groups.
Consolidation Grant Budget
Click here to download the budget for the state grant budget for unifying two districts to become Ypsilanti Community Schools.
YCS PUBLIC INFORMATION FORUMS for April
Tuesday, April 23 - Ypsilanti Senior Center: 7:30 p.m. Join the conversation to learn more about the exciting opportunities offered by the new district. The Senior Center is located at 1015 N. Congress St., Ypsilanti, 48197.
Tuesday, April 30 - Brown Chapel AME: 6:30 p.m. The community is invited to a YCS information session. WISD Superintendent Scott Menzel will provide a district progress update and will answer questions. The gathering will take place in the fellowship hall at Brown Chapel AME Church, 1043 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti, 48197.
Early College Alliance information
The Board of Education voted to continue participation in the ECA@EMU program when Willow Run and Ypsilanti are unified as Ypsilanti Community Schools. Recently, members of the community have raised questions regarding the number of ECA program slots available to Ypsilanti and Willow Run students compared with prior years. The attached document outlines the process that was agreed to by the Joint Steering Committee that governs decisions related to the ECA program.
Click here to find answers to many questions being asked about Ypsilanti Community Schools.