Tomorrow, January 20, we have a scheduled lockdown drill planned. We want to assure our students, parents and community that this is only a drill. Please contact our Superintendent, Jack Ledford, at 231-342-0877 with any questions.
Due to Litchfield being closed this week because of Covid, this Wednesday's MS girls' game at Litchfield has been postponed to a possible later date.
*VICTORY* Congratulations to our Lady Spartans! Last night they defeated Litchfield, 40-36. The girls trailed but turned it around in the second half, taking the lead with less then a minute left in the game! GO LADY SPARTANS!
There will be no boys Jr. Pro practice tomorrow due to the girls hosting the tournament. Practice will continue next Saturday, Jan. 22 at 9:00AM.
*CAREER EXPLORATION* We are seeking employers from all areas to come in and speak to our 7th and 8th grade Spartans! This crew is eager to see what opportunities await them! Pick a day! Monday through Friday at 2:00 P.M. Contact Jenn at 908-652-1103 or Kelli at 286-6251.
*VICTORY* Our varsity boys defeated Pittsford this evening, 46-35! Congratulations, Spartans!
*CANCELLED* There is no middle school girls' basketball practice this afternoon.
*SCHOOL CLOSED* We are closed tomorrow, Monday, January 9th, due to icy back roads. However, Miss. Teresa is still running the Hillsdale bus for career center, college, work based learning and beauty college Spartans that still want to attend (optional). Jenn will be at the school at 9AM to help college or high school students with work.
*KICKOFF* Waldron Robotics season kickoff is today! They continue to seek new members! Do you want to learn how to program a robot? Drive it? Teach it to do tricks? Spartans in grades sixth and up can attend today at 2:00 P.M. in the robotics room (formally the computer lab).
Our Waldron Bot Heads are gearing up for another robotics season! They will be meeting tomorrow at 2p.m. in the robotics room to watch the virtual kick off from First Robotics!
Congratulations to both our JV and Varsity boys basketball teams. They both won over Camden-Frontier. Great job, Gentlemen. Also awesome job to our Spartan cheerleaders. Thank you for your support, ladies!
Our small engine's class will repair your 2 cycle or 4 cycle implement, including chainsaws, snowblowers, mowers, rototillers and more. Call (517) 286-6251 to schedule a drop off time or arrange to have it picked up.
*BUS UPDATE #2* Miss. Karen will be picking up Miss. Bobbie's town Spartans. Please be ready!
*BUS UPDATE* Miss. Bobbie's bus is running behind this morning. At this time, we are unsure how far behind. Please keep an eye out for her and we will keep you updated. Thank you!
Jr Pro practice this Saturday, Jan. 8 @ 9AM for all the Jr pro boys (3rd-6th grade). We are looking for parents or adults to help with this program. If you are interested in helping with Jr Pro, please contact Mark Long at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the main office. Please consider volunteering your time to help our students learn and enjoy the game of basketball.
Coding and tutoring clubs are returning this week. Coding is Wednesday after school until 4:00PM and tutoring is on Thursday until 4:00PM. Also, Popcorn Friday is back on Friday, Jan. 7. Popcorn is 50 cents per bag.
Winter Sport Pictures are this Wednesday, January 5 after school. Get an order form from your coach or in the main office. To order online, please go to www.mylifetouch.com using this code: EVT9Z3C6R.
MS girls' basketball practice begins on TUESDAY, January 4th. Please be in the high school gym, ready to practice, by 3:10 P.M.
Attention all Robotics students. We are having a meeting on Thursday 12/30/2021 at 3:30 p.m. This meeting will be for getting the classroom ready for our upcoming season. We will be cleaning and painting the walls. We will also discuss the upcoming season meeting days and times. We would like to see everyone there.
Congratulations to our boys varsity basketball team. They won 53-40 over Will Carleton in the Pat Paterson Holiday Classic. They play against Jonesville tomorrow night at 6:30 at Hillsdale College. Come show your support. Go Spartans!
Reminder that we have early dismissal today and tomorrow. School is dismissed at 11:55am. School will resume Monday, January 3, 2022.
An important message for all Spartan parents has been posted on our Facebook page and the "News" section of our website/app. Please take a moment to read through it, as it pertains to our cell phone policy. You may contact Mr. McDowell or Mr. Ledford with any questions.
*CHRISTMAS CHEER* Mrs. Nieto and her English 11 Spartans went and spread holiday cheer today! For their final exam, they had to sing carols and pass out candy to K-6 Spartans! Prior to that, Mrs. and Mr. Nieto made a delicious Mexican meal for her Spartans to enjoy! We are so thankful for having both of them as members of our Spartan family!
Spirit Wear orders are in! If you placed an order, it's ready to be picked up in the main office anytime this week. Thank you for showing your Spartan pride!
Congratulations to our 6/7th grade boys basketball team. They won 23-19 over Tekonsha. Great job, boys!
A reminder that Santa's Secret Shop is going on this week. The shop will be open Monday, Dec. 13 through Wednesday, Dec. 15 from 8am - 1pm and Thursday, Dec. 16 from 8am - 12pm. The shop will also be open before the elementary music concert on Tuesday from 4pm - 6pm. During school, we ask that your child brings in their money as well as their completed shopping list they received last week. Merry Christmas!
Congratulations to Anthony Perez who went 3-1 and placed 3rd at heavyweight in the Blissfield tournament this weekend. We are so proud of you, Anthony! Keep up the good work!
*ROBOTICS MTG UPDATE* The robotics meeting for parents will now be held in Mr. Granger's room (#3). The meeting begins at 5:30 P.M. Please enter through the north entrance.
*SPARTAN VICTORIES* Our 8th grade Spartans won tonight’s 8th grade game against Litchfield 48-20! On Monday, the 7th grade won against Burr Oak 26-14 and 8th grade won against Burr Oak 33-17! They are rocking it this season!
*MS Boys Basketball Update* Tonight's middle school boys basketball at Litchfield will be an 8th grade game only. Both teams will still be traveling to the game. The game will be at 5:30pm. Go Spartans!
Santa's Secret Shop is back! Your student will be able to shop at Santa's shop next week. There will be a flyer sent home with the elementary students this week. The shop will be open Monday, Dec. 13 through Wednesday, Dec. 15 from 8am - 1pm and Thursday, Dec. 16 from 8am - 12pm. The shop will also be open before the elementary music concert on Tuesday from 4pm - 6pm.
Due to the forecast of inclement weather on Friday, December 10th, Equine Therapy has been rescheduled for Wednesday, December 15th. If your student participates in this program please remember this is an outdoor activity and your student must have the proper outdoor wear (coat, boots, snow pants, hat & gloves) to participate.
The December 8th varsity girls basketball game against North Adams has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled for a later date.
The Waldron Robotics Team will be having a meeting with students and parents on December the 10th at 5:30p.m. The meeting will be in the media center. Contact Mike Fuller or Leo Burress with any questions!
*VICTORY* Our Lady Spartans were victorious in their first game of the season, defeating Bellevue, 42-29! Join us on Wednesday as they play their first home game of the season against NAJ at 6:30! GO LADY SPARTANS!
A Message from Your Superintendent: In the wake of the horrific tragedies that occurred Tuesday afternoon at Oxford High School I want to assure our Waldron Community of the steps we take each and every day to keep your most precious children safe and growing as they are in our midst. 1. We believe every student has great potential and it is our mission to bring out the “genius” in each and every student. 2. Our entire staff works to create the positive relationships and positive community that every student craves. As we talk with our students, both formally and informally, we get to know them and they get to know us. 3. As our students get to know us, we build relationships and trust where students know and see that we have their best interest in mind. 4. We give support to students in the form of behavioral coaching, counseling services, academic intervention, and in some cases, law enforcement and referrals for probation officers. 5. We celebrate good behavior and apply appropriate consequences for poor behavior. 6. Our entire staff model the behavior that we expect from our students. 7. And finally, we always encourage students to report any unusual behavior or poor behavior, from other students or adults, so that we can address that and continue to help all of our students be safe and feel supported. As always, we welcome your suggestions, comments, and critique as we go forward equipping your children for a happy, healthy and prosperous future! Jack Ledford, Superintendent Waldron Area Schools 517-286-6251 cell 231-342-0877
Spartans going on the UNOH field trip tomorrow - please bring a few dollars towards lunch. We depart at 8am. Questions or comments? Text Jenn at 908-652-1103. This is a big trip! The kids are excited!
Cheer practice has been cancelled for today.
Good Morning, Spartans! We are operating on a normal schedule today. All buses, including the Morenci route, will be picking up at their normal times.
Let our Spartan Photography class take your family holiday photo this season! They have put together a beautiful layout, including a Christmas tree! Contact Ms. Cramer or the main office to sign up for a time slot! Dates and time slots are viewable on our Facebook post.
Attention Spartans: We have several students out today with flu-like symptoms. Those symptoms are NOT the result of food poisoning. Food poisoning would affect every student who ate lunch here yesterday. Thank you!
Spartan community, your assistance is needed. We recognize that our district has an issue with Spartans vaping at school. Ongoing, per Hillsdale County Sheriff's Department, Spartans found vaping on school property will be issued a citation which includes a $50 fine and 16 hours of community service. We welcome your support, insight and questions. The mental, emotional and physical health of our Spartans is important. As a community we plan to overcome this major health concern. Please contact Mr. Ledford or McDowell with questions or suggestions. Thank you!
*10TH GRADE PARENTS* Mark your calendars for an informational meeting on Tuesday, November 30th at 5:30P.M! We will first talk about the many options our career centers offer. At 6:00P.M., Amanda Janes from Jackson College will explain their Early/Middle College program. There are so many options for our Spartans!
*VICTORIES* Our MS Spartan boys did it again! Both teams defeated Hillsdale Academy tonight! What an action planned Friday night! GO SPARTANS!
*Picture Retake Day* If you were not pleased with your student's pictures this year, there will be a retake day on Tuesday, Nov. 23. Please pick up an order form in the main office or go to www.mylifetouch.com. Elementary Picture Day ID: EVTHH4VGV. Middle/High School ID: EVTW22966
*Spirit Wear Sale Reminder* Spirit Wear Sale order forms and money are due this Monday, Nov. 22. Show your Spartan pride by wearing Spartan apparel.
*3rd & 4th grade families* Reminder to turn in your student's field trip form and money by tomorrow, Friday Nov. 19. The field trip is on Monday. Please dress your student warmly for they will be outside.
*SPARTAN VICTORIES* Both of our MS boys' teams won this evening against Jackson Christian! They both continue their undefeated season! GO SPARTANS!
*Fall Sports Banquet Reminder* Just a reminder that our fall sports banquet will be tomorrow evening, Thursday, Nov. 18 at 6PM in the cafeteria. High school families are asked to bring a main dish and the middle school families are asked to bring a dessert.
*Soap Fundraiser* Reminder that the 8th graders need to turn in their soap fundraiser money and orders to the office by Friday.
JV/Varsity boys' and girls' basketball practices are still on for today. Our Lady Spartans practice begins at 3PM and Spartans at 5:15PM.
There will be no MIDDLE SCHOOL boys basketball practice today. Spartans are expected to be dressed in a button up and tie tomorrow for their home game. GO SPARTANS!
*SCHOOL CLOSED* Due to a power failure, we have to close school tomorrow, Nov 16th. We apologize for the late notice. PLEASE NOTE: Ms. Teresa is still running as normal. College, career center (HACC/BACC/LISD), beauty college and work based learning Spartans are still expected to continue as normal.
*ANOTHER WIN* Our 8th grade Spartan boys also bring home a win tonight! They defeated Burr Oak, 27-23. To quote Olivia Anderson, "Woohoo!!"
*VICTORY* Congratulations to our MS 6/7th Spartan boys on their win against Burr Oak, 22-10! GO SPARTANS!
It's a busy week for our older Spartans! Please read carefully. Monday: Indiana Tech @ WAS (7th-12th will visit); NHS pie making at Waldron Library Wednesday: 10th grade visits Hillsdale Area Career Center; Iowa State visit @ WAS (9th-12th) Thursday: Indiana Tech on campus (select Spartans); Concordia University Ann Arbor @ WAS (select Spartans); Michigan Tech @ WAS (select Spartans) Friday: Rochester University on campus (select Spartans); Southwestern MI Nursing Day on campus (select Spartans)
The FFA poultry contest bus will be at the school at 7:15pm.
Spartans, the UNOH trip for tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 5 has been canceled. We apologize for the short notice. The trip will be rescheduled. Also, a reminder that tomorrow is a half day of school. Students will be released at 11:55AM.
*DISTRICTS* Do you want to go cheer on our Lady Spartans at NAJ tonight at 7PM? Purchase tickets by clicking on the link below. GO SPARTANS! https://gofan.co/app/school/MI3748
8th grade boys basketball pulls off a 29-11 win against Camden! It was a great Spartan night!
*VICTORY* Congratulations to our 6th/7th Spartan boys' on their win over Camden-Frontier, 24-10! GO SPARTANS!
Reminder that the My Card/Christmas cards fundraiser orders and money are due tomorrow.
Apologies....it is not parent's night for volleyball tonight. Good luck, Spartans!
*JOIN US* The last home volleyball game of the season for our Lady Spartans is tomorrow! JV starts at six with Varsity to follow. Go Lady Spartans!
The Spartans that were on the Southwestern Michigan College trip will be back at the school in about ten minutes.
Tomorrow Monday, October 25 is a half-day for our students. School is dismissed at 11:55AM.
An awesome win by the Spartans tonight against Stryker 38-34. #superproudspartans
Athletic booster meeting is tonight at 6:30pm in the media center. Come support our student athletes and our athletic programs.
Reminder that Monday, October 25 is a half day for our students. School will be dismissed at 11:55AM. If you need a copy of the school's calendar, it is found on our website or you can obtain a copy in the main office.
*VICTORY* Our 6/7th grade Lady Spartans just defeated Hillsdale Academy! Way to go, Lady Spartans! Next up, our 8th grade Lady Spartans!
Tomorrow, our 10th-12th grade Spartans will be taking the ASVAB Career Exploration assessment. The results are used to guide career exploration and tie in with Xello. This is not the military ASVAB assessment. Spartans will take it in the cafeteria beginning at 12:20 P.M. Chromebooks will be necessary.
*COLLEGE VISIT* Spartans, 10-12th grades: if you are interested in touring Southwestern Michigan College on Monday, please let Jenn know by tomorrow. Check out their certification & degree programs by clicking the link: https://www.swmich.edu/academics/degrees-and-certificates/
*FAFSA NIGHT* Senior Spartans and parents: reminder that tomorrow night is FAFSA night at 6:00 P.M. in the Media Center. We are looking forward to seeing all seniors and parents! Contact Jenn with questions 908-652-1103. https://calendly.com/jenn-fether
*BOOK IT* Need to see Jenn Fether, Dean? Colleges, scheduling, careers, graduation planning, etc. Schedule an appointment! https://calendly.com/jenn-fether
Parents Night! Tuesday, October 19 is Parents Night for volleyball. The program will be between the Jr. Varsity and Varsity games. #spartanfamiliespride
Reminder to our 8th grade families: The soap fundraiser order forms and money need to be turned into the main office by the end of the school day. Thank you!
Middle school football game for Wednesday, October 13 has been changed to 5:30pm. Bus leaves at 4:15pm. Go Spartans!
Sport pictures are this Thursday, October 14 after school. There are order forms in the main office or you can order online at www.mylifetouch.com. Please use code: EVTJMFTDR.
Tomorrow morning, our M/HS Spartans will be taking their fall diagnostic test. This is the first of three, completed annually. Please bring headphones. High schoolers please bring your Chromebook fully charged. College, work based and tech center students will take theirs another time.
Varsity boys played hard but could not pull off the win. 36-14 We are still proud of you, Spartans!
Reminder: Picture Day is tomorrow! Please have your student bring their money and order form to school or you can order online at www.mylifetouch.com. Elementary code: EVTZ49FQK MS/HS Code: EVT2Q4ZH3
*BUS UPDATE* Brian's bus is running approximately twenty minutes behind this morning. We apologize for any inconvenience.
We are leaving Little Caesars in Hillsdale now. We should be arriving back at the school at approximately 8:45 p.m. It was a successful evening for all of our 10-12 Spartans!
Picture day is this coming Friday, October 8. Order forms have been passed out. More order forms are available in the main office. You can also order online at www.Lifetouch.com. Picture Codes: MS/HS: EVT2Q4ZH3 Elementary: EVTZ49FQK
Tomorrow evening is the Hillsdale College & Career Fair field trip for all 10th, 11th and 12th grade Spartans! Parents are welcome. Please be at the school by 5:20 P.M. The bus departs at 5:30 P.M. We will send out a message when we are on our way back to the school.
Spartan parents: the MI Dept of Health & Human Svcs has rescinded the quarantine order that WAS has been following. As a result, we are asking you to please thoroughly read & complete our survey regarding ongoing protocols. The survey ends at 9AM Monday. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASCovid19
Another win!!! Varsity football wins against Litchfield 59-6. Go Spartans!
The FFA Chickens have arrived! You may pick them up until 3:30 pm today.
*GAME TIME* There is a middle school football game tomorrow evening at 5:00 p.m. It is a home game. Boys need to be at the school at 3:15 p.m. GO SPARTANS!
Spartans keep winning!!! Varsity football wins against BCSF 46-8. Excellent job football players and cheerleaders! #spartanproud
Coding Club and Tutoring: If you signed your student up for coding club for Wednesdays and/or tutoring for Thursdays, it is expected that they stay after school until 4:00pm. If you do not want you child to stay, you must call the main office by 2:00pm. All students must be picked up at 4:00pm.
The Covid 19 pandemic has brought about many challenging situations through the past year and a half. As many of you have no doubt noticed, many staple food items in grocery stores are in short supply. This is also true when we are attempting to provide our students with a variety of breakfast and lunch options. Please bear with us as our monthly menu may not be accurate because of the many food shortages. Our daily menu will be posted directly outside our cafeteria. Thank you for your continued patience!
Homecoming Win! 60-34 Way to go Spartans!
*SPORTS CHANGES FOR NEXT WEEK* Wednesday 9/22 JH volleyball has been moved from Jackson Christian to Waldron. Saturday 9/25 varsity football has been moved from 7pm to 1pm at St. Phil.
Parents of our Spartans who drive: please remind them to safely enter & exit the parking lot. Spartans should not exceed ten mph. Beginning tomorrow, a member from administration will be standing in the parking lot monitoring daily at dismissal. Unsafe driving will result in disciplinary action.
Need FFA/Fair Pictures! Mrs. Margo Fether needs pictures of past fairs of students with their projects or showing animals. The FFA is working on their fair display booth. Please email Mrs. Fether any pictures to help with this project. email@example.com
High school students: Join us after the game for a post homecoming bonfire. It will start right after the game and last until 11:30. Admission is $3. See you there!
What YOU should expect from YOUR school: *Consistent, friendly and positive communication from school staff. *Open door policy where you are encouraged to visit your student’s class and sit in on class. *A partnership where you and school staff are working together for the success of your student. *Middle and High School students are connected to Career and Vocational opportunities to begin planning their future. *Your questions and concerns are heard and taken care of in a timely manner. *Your student enjoys attending school and feels good about being in the school community. *School staff does not make excuses, blame students, parents, or situations, but instead looks for solutions and offers hope for the future. Jack Ledford, Superintendent Waldron Area Schools
*VICTORY* Congratulations to our Middle School Lady Spartans! They won BOTH sets against Tekonsha tonight! GO LADY SPARTANS!!!
Spartans Win!!! 34-22!!!
Halftime update: 26-22 Spartans lead. Not too late to come out and support our Spartans!
Come show your support tonight by coming to the home football game against Camden. Patriot Day presentations will begin at 6:30. The game will follow. #spartanandamericapride
Segment 2 drivers training classes start Saturday, September 11 from 7:30am-9:30am. Please sign up in the Main Office. If you have questions regarding the class, please call My Turn to Drive at 517-547-4771.
Sports Update! MS volleyball practice today after school has been changed to 3:30-5:00 today. Also, this week's varsity football game is Saturday, Sept. 11 at 7PM at home against Camden. Go Spartans!
FYI—This past weekend we were notified that a staff member tested positive for Covid 19. Following MDHHS (Health Department) guidelines, this staff member did NOT have contact with students or staff during the window of incubation. Waldron Area Schools will continue to follow MDHHS guidelines to keep staff and students safe. Thank you. Jack Ledford, Superintendent Waldron Area Schools
*SIGN UP FOR THE FUTURE* Work? Trade school? College? Don't know? That's okay! There is a sheet outside the student study room and in the main office where you can write down what you want to learn more about! Do you want to visit MSU? Have a plumber come in and talk about becoming one? Tour a trade school? Let us know and Jenn will schedule it!
*WE CAN FIX THAT* If you have non-running power equipment, including lawnmowers, chainsaws, weed trimmers, tillers, etc., bring those in for our small engines class to diagnose and repair. This is a great opportunity for our students to gain valuable hands on skills in problem solving and critical thinking. Thank you for your help!
Please join us tomorrow at 4:30pm in the Waldron Area Schools' cafeteria for our Waldron FFA's annual pork chop supper!
Spartans win! 30-6 over the Terriers. Go Spartans!
*JOIN OUR TEAM* We are currently seeking a maintenance worker to work 20-30 hours per week. Details can be found by viewing the posting on the employment section of our webpage or app! https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/53867
There will be NO middle school volleyball practice today. There will be practice tomorrow from 4:00-5:30.
The junior high football scrimmage originally scheduled for this Wednesday has been cancelled. It will not be rescheduled.
Our Commitment-We Serve Our Students and Families We take our commitment to serve our students and families very seriously. If there is a need or a challenge we need to be aware of, please do not hesitate to call or stop in so we can address it. Jack Ledford, Superintendent Waldron Area Schools 517-286-6251 Cell 231-342-0877
Reminder that school begins at 8:00 tomorrow morning. Also, MS football practice starts tomorrow from 3:30-5:15. MS volleyball also starts tomorrow from 4:00-5:30. #spartanpride
Tonight is our open house! While you are visiting with teachers, be sure to walk up to the high school and check out the gym upgrades! Also poke your head into the staff lounge and check out their new pad! Don't forget! Premier Bank of Hudson will be serving hot dogs, chips and water! See you at 5:00!
*WANTED* We are seeking a middle school volleyball coach! Please email a resume and references to our Athletic Director, Mike Granger, at Mike.Granger@waldronspartans.org
*CHEER MEETING* There will be another M/HS cheerleading meeting this evening at 5:30-6:30 in the high school end. Ra-ra-GO SPARTANS!
*RAFFLE* Our Varsity Football Spartans are selling raffle tickets again! Enter to win 1/2 a hog, $100 cash or a $50 gift certificate to Logger's Lounge! They will be in the community on Saturday, August 14 between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m. selling. You can also contact a player or the school to purchase tickets! Winners to be drawn at the August 27 home opener at halftime. Good luck and GO SPARTANS!
*JUNIORS AND SENIORS* SAT testing is fast approaching (fall)! Additional details are coming soon, but in the meantime you can start practicing! https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice/full-length-practice-tests
Good evening, Due to the lifting of Covid 19 restrictions by the State of Michigan, including masks and social distancing restrictions, Waldron Area School students, staff, parents, or visitors will NOT be required to wear masks or conform to social distancing as we begin the 2021-2022 school year. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me. Enjoy your evening! Jack Ledford, Superintendent Waldron Area Schools 517-286-6251 cell 231-342-0877
*M/HS SPARTANS* We are in the process of buying books for the M/HS side of the Media Center, but we need your help! Please let us know what books you want on the shelves! Comment on the Facebook post, send a Facebook message or email/text Jenn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 908-652-1103. Parents please encourage your Spartans to suggest book titles!
Reminder! JV/Varsity Lady Spartans Volleyball practice is this evening between 5:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M.
*Summer Ball Update* 10U game: Monday, July 12 at NAJ at 6:00 P.M. 12U game: Monday, July 12 at Homer at 6:00 P.M. If either team wins, details about the next round will be sent out. IF YOU CANNOT PLAY, please contact your coach as soon as possible. There is no softball tournament. Great season, Lady Spartans!
*CREDIT RECOVERY* Session II of credit recovery begins this Monday! Times are the same, 8:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. Bussing for Spartans returning will be the same times. Spartans attending for the first time will be contacted by Ms. Teresa. Recovery program questions? Mrs. Nieto: 517-759-6537 Jenn: 908-652-1103 Transportation questions? Ms. Teresa: 517-425-2113
*BANQUET UPDATE* Lady Spartans' sports recognition will be held in the Media Center (M/HS). Spartan boys recognition will be held in the cafeteria (M/HS). See you soon!
Waldron Summer Ball games for tonight are still on as scheduled. Softball photos are at 5:00 p.m. GO SPARTANS!
*CROSS COUNTRY CONDITIONING* Calling all M/HS Spartans interested in cross country! Conditioning is this afternoon from 3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. JV/Varsity volleyball conditioning is from 5:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
The M/HS athletic banquet is quickly approaching! Wednesday, June 30th at 6:00 P.M.
*SPIKE* Reminder to our JV/Varsity Lady Spartans - there is voluntary volleyball practice today from 5:00-7:00 this evening!
High School Credit Recovery Students: Reminder that classes start Monday, June 21 at 8AM. Please bring your Chromebook fully charged.
*MEETING* The Waldron Summer Ball program will be having a meeting in the Media Center for parents this Saturday, June 19 at 9:00 a.m. The purpose is to discuss the future of the program. It is not mandatory, but beneficial if you attend.
We made it! Tomorrow is our last day of school with a dismissal time of 12:30. All Chromebooks and chargers need to be returned before leaving.
*JOIN OUR SPARTAN FAMILY* We are currently seeking a M/HS science teacher, K-12 P.E. teacher and an elementary teacher! Go to the employment section of our website for details (www.waldronspartans.org -> Documents -> Employment). Please share!
PIZZA PIZZA! Little Caesars' orders will be available for pick up tomorrow between 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Contact Kelli with any questions!
S-P-A-R-T-A-N-S Enjoy cheering on your Spartan athletes? Join middle or high school cheerleading! Sign ups for fall are in the main office. Questions? Contact coach, Jessie Bellhorn, at 989-415-1177.
*BOOSTERS MTG* Spartans, come out this evening for the boosters meeting! It will be held in the Media Center at 6:30. Learn about how much they contribute to our Spartans, even outside of athletics! New members are being sought! We hope to see you!
There is no lunch menu for the month of June. It is cooks choice.
Good morning Spartans! We have employment opportunities for an art teacher and a boy's varsity basketball coach. Please submit your cover letter, resume and references to the central office asap!
*TICKETS* Interested in watching softball and baseball districts? Click the links below to purchase tickets through GoFan. Tickets go on sale tomorrow morning. Baseball: https://gofan.co/app/school/MI4553 Tuesday, June 1st at 5PM at Morenci Softball: https://gofan.co/app/school/MI3481 Tuesday, June 1st at 4PM at Pittsford
If your high school student needs credit recovery, they should have received a permission sheet. If your student needs another sheet or if you feel they need credit recovery and did not get a sheet, please contact the office. Credit Recovery Session One is June 21-22. Information needs to be to the office as soon as possible.
*FRIDAY* Today is the last day for our Senior Spartans! The junior sponsored breakfast will begin at 9AM. Senior/kindergarten walkthrough will be at approximately at 9:30AM with graduation practice to follow. Our NHS Induction Ceremony will begin at 12:30PM. Did we mention 5th grade is going on a field trip (jealous)!? Have a great day, Spartans! #3MoreDays #ClassOf'21
*SPARTAN VICTORY* Congratulations to our Spartan boys on defeating Litchfield this evening, 5-3 and 15-14! GO SPARTANS!!
*VICTORY* Our Lady Spartans defeated Litchfield this evening, 20-10 and 22-20. GO LADY SPARTANS!
*VIRTUAL MEALS* Spartan parents of virtual Spartans: the meal survey is now available! Please complete by tomorrow morning. Thanks! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0528
This is the last week of coding club and tutoring, Spartans! On behalf of Mrs. DiCenso, thank you for another fantastic year! She looks forward to both starting back up again next year!
*VACCINE CLINIC* The Hillsdale Health Department will be hosting a Covid-19 vaccine for students and community members, ages 12 and up! It will be held on Tuesday, May 25 at the school. Forms are going home w/Spartans today. Community members can pick up forms in the office or gas station. Community members - please let us know by 8AM Monday if you will be participating. Parents can simply return their children's forms to the school.
Due to scheduling conflicts, Thursday's softball/baseball games at home vs. Litchfield have been bumped up to 2:00 P.M. The FFA banquet will follow at 7:30 P.M. GO SPARTANS!
*SPARTAN VICTORY* Congratulations to our Lady Spartans on defeating Union City in both games this evening! They won, 12-7 and 16-2! GO LADY SPARTANS!
7th grade fundraiser forms are due today! Spartans, if you have not brought your forms to the office yet, please do so before the end of the day!
*SURVEY* The Health Department will be offering vaccines to children aged 12-15. We are asking for your input! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASCovid12-15
*MEAL SURVEY* Virtual parents, below is the weekly survey link. Please try to complete prior to 9AM tomorrow. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0514
Band concert update: The band concert for May 6th will now be inside due to weather.
*SURVEY* Hillsdale Hospital is considering holding a Covid-19 vaccination clinic at Waldron Area Schools. We are asking for our Spartan community and all of those living in the area to please complete a two question survey! Paper surveys will be available in the main office and at North Side Carryout. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASClinic
*SPARTAN VICTORY* Congratulations to our Lady Spartans! They defeated Tekonsha in both games this evening! GO LADY SPARTANS 🥎
*CONCERT CHANGE* Our 6-12 band concert is being moved to May 6th at 7pm. Band parents/guardians please check with your student(s). A letter is being sent home today.
*SPARTAN VICTORY* Our Lady Spartans defeated Litchfield in a double header tonight! 18-10 and 16-6! Way to go, ladies!!
*ADDED GAME* Spartan boys' baseball game! Home vs Morenci on May 7th at 4:00 P.M. This is a single game. GO SPARTANS!
*WALDRON SUMMERBALL* Registration ends in two days! Sign your Spartan up to play baseball and/or softball. Uniforms will be ordered at the end of the week. We can't wait to see our young Spartans out on the field! Need another form? Call the office and we will make sure one gets sent home. Batter up!
Great news, Spartans! The MS track meet that was originally cancelled for tomorrow is back on! Athletes, be sure to bring warm clothes. GO SPARTANS!
Today's track meet for HS at Camden-Frontier has been canceled.
*MEAL SURVEY* Spartan parents, please complete the meal survey by 9AM on Friday. Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0430
8th grade M-Step (social studies) testing has been moved from tomorrow until Thursday. Tomorrow will be 9th grade PSAT make up testing.
There will be no coding club tonight. We look forward to seeing you next week, Spartans!
*MEAL SURVEY* Spartan parents, please complete next week's meal survey by 9:00 A.M. Friday. Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0423
Spartan parents, we ask that you please ensure your Spartans are bringing home their devices each night to charge and bringing them back to school each morning. Most of the state testing is completed on their Chromebooks, so it is important to make sure they are ready to go! Thank you for your help with this! GO SPARTANS!
*MEAL SURVEY* Virtual parents: below is the link for the survey. Please complete the survey this morning. Food will be distributed this afternoon. Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0416
Happy Sunday, Spartans! State testing begins this week. Please refer to the news section of our app or our Facebook page for this week's testing schedule. 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th will be testing.
My apologies for the mixup, we will be back on Monday, April 12, 2020!!
Happy Friday Spartans! We finally get to see you all again on Monday, April 13. We will be open for in person learning unless we have reason to go virtual based on the number of Covid cases in our staff or students. Thank you and enjoy your weekend!
Good morning Spartans! Grab your favorite hat and wear it to school for half day hat day!!! Then have a great spring break! Please remember we dismiss at 12:30p.m. today and there will not be tutoring after school.
Attention parents and guardians of 16 and 17 years olds; only the Pfizer vaccine has received Emergency Use Authorization for use in this age group. When scheduling an appointment to vaccinate your 16 or 17 year old, please ensure that you are scheduling a vaccine with Pfizer. Click on the link below to schedule your Spartan for an appointment at Hillsdale High School on March 31st & April 28th. http://bhsj.org/events/341
*MEAL SURVEY* Virtual parents, please complete the weekly meal survey today! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0401
FFA week continues! Tomorrow, wear your FFA gear! M/HS, keep bringing in your soda can tabs! It's for a good cause!
The game is at Waldron tomorrow, not Pittsford. Sorry, Spartans!
*LADY SPARTANS* We understand there were two different times listed on GoFan and MHSSA's websites. Mr. Gifford would like to clarify that the Lady Spartans district game against Hillsdale Academy is at 7:00 P.M. at Pittsford tomorrow. Tickets are open to the public (non parent/guardian) at noon tomorrow! GO LADY SPARTANS! https://gofan.co/app/school/MI3748
Not able to make it to the Spartan district game against Camden-Frontier tonight? Tune into 92.1 WCSR and listen to the game! It's the first period and we are winning! GO SPARTANS!
Due to girls' districts, tonight's MS girls' basketball game is at NAJ at 5:30 P.M. It is their last game of the 2020-2021 season. GO LADY SPARTANS!
*ATTENTION GIRLS/BOYS VARSITY BBALL PARENTS* Parents, if you want to attend districts you must order tickets (2 tickets per code) as soon as possible. The link is open now for parents and guardians only. It will open for the community at NOON the day of each game (Tues - boys/Wed - girls). Please call the main office for a code, then click the link below to access the site and order. You will not be able to enter games without the digital tickets (payment at the gates will not be accepted). https://gofan.co/app/school/MI3748
It's FFA week, Spartans! This week we acknowledge their work in the community! Tomorrow is America day. Wear your patriotic clothes!
Come out for homecoming tonight! Our Lady Spartans take on Climax-Scotts at 5:30 p.m. The boys will follow. GO SPARTANS!
*MEAL DELIVERY* It's that time of the week, virtual Spartans! Please complete your meal survey prior to 9:00 A.M. tomorrow. Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0326
Tomorrow is dress like a teacher day! Our teachers and staff get to dress up like students! This will be interesting...
Kindergarten round up is quickly approaching! Schedule an appointment for your upcoming Spartan on March 25th or March 26th. To schedule, call Kelli at 286-6251, option 2. For questions about round up, you may email Mrs. Rich at email@example.com.
*VICTORY* Our JV Lady Spartans defeated Litchfield this evening, 41-36! Congratulations, ladies!
*SPARTAN SPORTS* All games vs. Tekonsha next week are cancelled. This includes MS girls, JV/Varsity boys and JV/Varsity girls. Weekend Games: Varsity Lady Spartans have a game at Burr Oak this afternoon @ 4:30pm. JV/Varsity Boys' game at Burr Oak will follow the ladies. JV/Varsity Lady Spartans play @ Litchfield tomorrow @ 6pm. Bus leaves at 4:30pm. GO SPARTANS!
It's meal survey time, Spartans! Spartans who are virtual next week, please complete the survey this morning. Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0319
Great news Spartans! All grades return to in person learning tomorrow, Friday, March 12, 2021, unless they are symptomatic. If your child has symptoms of covid-19, PLEASE KEEP THEM HOME!! Thank you!
We are asking our Spartan families to please see if you have extra school device chargers at home. If so, please return them to school tomorrow.
Regular Board of Education Zoom link. Meeting begins this evening at 7:00 P.M. https://jcisd-org.zoom.us/j/82018459915?pwd=dlRBa2JUamlBamtGUGdnU0JBMUxDUT09
*WEEKLY MEALS* All Spartans that are learning virtually may receive meals! If you would like to have meals delivered this week and have not completed the survey yet, please complete it this evening. Meals will be distributed tomorrow in the early afternoon. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0312
*MEAL SURVEY* Parents of all virtual students, please complete the food survey today. This is open for all students that are learning remotely. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0312
It's Virtual Friday, Spartans! Be sure to check your Google Classroom for assignments. Contact teachers, as needed, for guidance. The JV/Varsity boys' basketball teams are still scheduled to play at Litchfield tonight. JV boys game starts at 6PM. MS girls' basketball practice has been cancelled for this afternoon.
CAREER CENTER STUDENTS!!! You have career center classes in person tomorrow. Please meet the bus in the north parking lot at 8:00a.m. sharp to get there! Thank you.
Good evening. Due to covid related quarantines which have created staff shortages, Waldron Area Schools will be virtual tomorrow, Friday, March 5, 2021. We apologize for the inconvenience this creates for you and your families. Students have their devices or work packets.
*SPARTAN SPORTS NEWS* Please refer to our app or website for game updates. There are added games, date changes and cancelled games. Please contact Mr. Gifford with any questions - firstname.lastname@example.org or 286-6251 option 8. GO SPARTANS!
*BUS CHANGE* Bus 1 (Karen's) will be picked up late this morning. Please be ready for pick up beginning at 9:00 A.M. Spartans will be picked up anytime between 9:00 and 9:45. If you would like to drop off your Spartan at school instead, please call 286-6251 option 2 or 3, so we can notify bus drivers.
Reminder for those that get picked up at the Market House. Brian will pick you up at 7:50 a.m. beginning this morning.
*SPARTAN SPORTS NEWS* Contact Mr. Gifford with any questions: 286-6251 option 8. March 11: Girls' basketball senior night (prior to varsity game) March 17: Boys' basketball senior night (in between JV & varsity game) March 18: Sports photos after school (times to be posted soon) March 19: Homecoming (in between JV & varsity games)
*GAME RESCHEDULED* Tonight's JV/Varsity boys' basketball game has just been cancelled and rescheduled for tomorrow (JV @ 6PM & V @ 7:30PM). They are on their way back to the district and will be practicing until 8:00 P.M. tonight.
*LAST CALL* If you have not completed the 2020-21 Superintendent Leadership Survey yet, we are asking that you please complete it. Your feedback is important to the growth of our district! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WaldronSupSurvey
*TECH CENTER SPARTANS* This week, Jon Burk will be picking you up in the north end parking lot in Jenn's black Yukon and taking you to career center. Ms. Teresa will pick you up in the bus and return you to school at the normal time. Have a fantastic week, Spartans!
Sports Update Continued: JV/Varsity boys game is Monday, March 1st. MS girls game is Wednesday, March 3rd. GO SPARTANS!
*VICTORY* Our Varsity Lady Spartans dominated the court last night! They defeated Tekonsha, 52-8! Way to go, ladies! The JV and Varsity boys travel to Tekonsha this evening and we are looking forward to posting their wins! GO SPARTANS!
*MEAL SURVEYS* Parents of virtual Spartans: if you have not already done so, please complete the meal survey by 9:00 A.M. tomorrow. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0305
Girl's varsity basketball is home today at 6:30pm. Three spectators are allowed per player. Face masks are required. Please do your part to be a role model for our students and keep us all as safe as possible. Thank you!
*MEAL SURVEY* Parents of virtual students: below is the survey for next week. Please complete by Friday at 9:00 A.M. Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0305
Parents of virtual students who want school meals delivered to your homes on Monday, please call to confirm at either extension 2 or 7 before tomorrow, Friday, February 19, 2021, at 4:00p.m.
Due to two known positive student cases in our 8th - 12th grade classes, all students in those grades will be learning virtually beginning tomorrow. Grades 8 through 12 will return to school in person on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Please be diligent with online schoolwork.
Middle school girl's basketball will practice today after school until 5:00p.m.
Our JV and varsity girl's basketball teams will be practicing today and tomorrow after school.
Middle school boys basketball tonight in Tekonsha is still happening. Coaches would like all players at the school by 3:00p.m. Good luck boys!
Good morning Spartans! Due to many factors, we are not having school today. This will be a snow day. I apologize for the late notice. This was a very difficult decision to make today. Stay safe, stay warm and come back tomorrow ready to learn!!
Good evening Spartans! Tomorrow, Wednesday, February 17, 2021, the start of school will be delayed for 2 hours due to some roads still being dangerous to travel. Busses will begin routes 2 hours later than normal. Stay safe and warm!
Good evening! Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16, 2021, will be a virtual school day due to unsafe travel conditions. Stay safe, stay warm and login to learn!
IF we are unable to safely bus students to school tomorrow, it will be a virtual day. Devices are being sent home with kids after school today!
All girls basketball practices for today are cancelled. This includes middle school, JV and varsity!
Good morning Spartans! Our middle school boy's basketball game today against Litchfield has now been cancelled.
*VICTORY* Our Spartan athletes are on fire this week! Our Varsity Lady Spartans just defeated Bellevue, 50-30!! Way to go, ladies!
Our JV Lady Spartans defeated Bellevue this evening, 26-17! Our Varsity Lady Spartans are taking the court now! GO LADY SPARTANS!
*PARENT SURVEY* Spartan parents, it is that time of the year again! We are asking that you please complete the superintendent leadership survey! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WaldronSupSurvey
Due to MHSAA clarification on small gyms, only 20% of our 500 person capacity is allowed in our bleachers. Therefore, 100 spectators are allowed to attend our basketball games. This is approximately 4 people per player.
*LUNCH SURVEYS* The survey link is open for our virtual Spartans! Please complete by tomorrow at 9:00 A.M. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0219
*SPARTAN VICTORY* Congratulations to our MS Spartan boy's on their victory against NAJ this evening! They won, 29-21! GO SPARTANS!
Congratulations JV Lady Spartans on defeating North Adams Jerome this evening! Excellent way to start off the season! GO LADY SPARTANS!
Spartans, we are following current protocol and having open attendance tonight for the Lady Spartans basketball teams. Although this may be subject to change, we hope to continue open attendance for the remainder of the basketball season! The JV Lady Spartans take on NAJ at 6:00 P.M., followed by the Varsity Ladies. GO LADY SPARTANS!
*VICTORY* Our varsity boys followed JV tonight, also defeating Will Carleton, 57-36! Congratulations to both teams! GO SPARTANS!
*SPARTAN VICTORY* Congratulations to our JV boys' basketball Spartans! They defeated Will Carleton, 51-17! What a way to start off the season! GO SPARTANS!
The Spartan virtual lunch survey for next week is available to complete! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0212
E2020 Spartans: you must log in today and complete at least one lesson in order to be marked as present.
Welcome to Virtual Friday!! Middle and High School Students be sure to login to your Google Classrooms for your lessons. Stay safe and warm!
Good Evening Spartans. Due to the worsening road conditions and anticipated snow with wind, school is closed tomorrow. Elementary teachers will reach out to parents. Middle and high school students need to go onto Google classroom for their assignments and zoom meetings.
It's survey time, virtual Spartan parents! Please complete your Spartan's survey today! Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0205
We are currently not receiving any incoming phone calls at this time. Waldron Telephone Company is working quickly to try to resolve the problem. In the meantime, if there is an emergency and you need to contact the school, please send a Facebook message to our page or call Mr. Ledford at 231-342-0877.
Virtual Spartan Parents: The lunch survey for next week is open! Please click the link below to complete today! Happy Friday, Spartans! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0129
Join our team! We are currently seeking an Assistant Varsity Boys' Baseball Coach! View the job description on our website or app ("Documents," "Employment"). Questions can be directed to Coach James Rolen at email@example.com or AD Robert Gifford at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are also still seeking a Robotics Coach!
Tech center is still a requirement for this morning. Spartans are expected to finish their day in district upon returning. The half day schedule in district for M/HS is 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, and 7th hours. Dismissal is 12:30p.m.
Special board meeting: 6:00 P.M. The meeting will be held virtually. You can tune in by clicking the link below. https://jcisd-org.zoom.us/j/83395699734?pwd=ajR1dTAzalh6NUZZZGhoSHhSNENVUT09
It's Popcorn Friday! Bring in your $ .50 cents this morning and support out senior class!
*MEAL SURVEY* It's that time of the week! Virtual parents - please complete the survey by tomorrow for your Spartans. Due to the half day on Monday, the bus will leave at 11:30 A.M. instead of 12:45 P.M. to make deliveries. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0122
It's that time again, parents of virtual Spartans! Please complete the weekly lunch survey by tomorrow. Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0115
K-5 students please bring your devices and chargers back to school tomorrow. 6-12 students please remember to bring your devices to school everyday charged and ready for learning in school!!
High school winter sports will start on Jan. 16. Practice times to be announced by coaches. Boys middle school sports will start Jan. 18 with practice after school. Girls middle school sports will begin in February with dates to be announced later.
*LUNCH SURVEY* Spartan parents: please complete the survey for your virtual Spartans by 9AM tomorrow. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood0108
Happy new year Spartans! We will be returning to school on January 4, 2021, with all students, K-12, in person! Welcome back!!
View the agenda and link for tonight's regular board of education meeting by clicking the link below! https://go.boarddocs.com/mi/wald/Board.nsf/Private?open&login#
Spartan parents and students: Please check Google Classroom for your teacher(s). They have listed assignments and Zoom meeting times. If you have questions, you may email them or message through Google Classroom. Their emails are their email@example.com. For example, firstname.lastname@example.org
Good morning. Please have your students login to google classroom for instructions on classwork and zoom classes.
Last call on meals, Spartans! If you would like your Spartans to receive meals for the week, please fill out the survey below! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1218
All K-12 Spartans are entitled to meals this week! We encourage you to complete the survey link included in this message. Meals will be delivered on Tuesday. Please complete this survey by Monday at 9:00 A.M. Thank you and GO SPARTANS! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1218
Just to clarify, our remote learning will take place only for the upcoming week. We plan to be back in school on January 4, 2021!
Kelli and Jenn are in the main office until 4:00 P.M. if Spartans need to pick up devices or items from lockers. Feel free to call ahead to let us know you are coming!
Good Afternoon, Spartans! Unfortunately, K-12 will be remote for the remainder of the 2020 year. Please click the link below to view the video from Superintendent Potts or go to our Facebook page. We apologize in advance if you heard the news prior to this, unless it was from Jenn or Kelli. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1042626/WIN_20201212_13_27_53_Pro.mp4
Spartan students and parents of the Mechatronics class (10th grade): Please click the link below for an important update regarding your class assignments. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1042125/Mechatronics_Letter_December_18_2020.pdf
The meal survey is available for next week! Reminder - this is open to all virtual students, including high school, and will be delivered to you! Please click the link below to complete! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1218
Spartans, we are currently on a two hour delay due to fog. School will open at 11:00 a.m. Bus pick up will be two hours later then your regular pick up time.
The FFA nut and candy orders are in! FFA members, please come in to pick up your orders by Friday.
Good evening Spartans! High school students will be remote learning until 1/4/2021. If your high school student is struggling they can and should attend in person. Please call the office or text 517-990-7805 to set up bussing. All sports are postponed until further notice.
M/HS Virtual Spartans: We want your voice heard! Please click this link regarding virtual learning. It takes only a couple of minutes. Thank you! https://forms.gle/vVDdTBtsbsFey7Rr8
The meal survey for virtual students is available to complete! High school Spartans will receive two meals, as they return on Wednesday. Please complete by Friday at 9AM. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1211
First grade parents and guardians: an important letter from Mr. Potts is coming home with your young Spartan today. Please be sure to look in their folder for it. Thank you!
Spartans have a half day Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Middle school and high school have 2nd through 6th hours. 2nd hour: 9:00-9:37 3rd hour: 9:40-10:12 4th hour: 10:15-10:47 5th hour: 10:50-11:22 6th hour: 11:25-11:57 HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!
Calling all virtual Spartans! If you would like to receive meals next week, please click on the link below and complete the brief survey. Deliveries will be made on Monday. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1204
Unfortunately, picture retakes scheduled for tomorrow have been cancelled per LifeTouch.
High School Spartans in Mrs. Fethers' classes: please check Google Classroom before your class. There are new links to join her classes at the beginning of each hour.
Popcorn Friday continues tomorrow! Don't forget your fifty cents! It's so delicious!!
Coding club has been postponed until further notice. Tutoring will still be available tomorrow.
Unfortunately, FAFSA night has to be rescheduled due to our wireless network being down. It will be held at 5:30 on November 30th. We apologize for the inconvenience.
High school parents: if you have not already done so, please complete the survey below regarding meals before tomorrow. All high school students are encouraged to receive their meals. Please participate. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HSSpartanLunch
Attention parents of virtual Spartans: The weekly lunch survey is now available! Reminder - this is just for those who were already completing on a weekly basis because their Spartan(s) are listed as virtual. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1125
Please view our Facebook page for an important update from Mr. Potts regarding the MDHHS executive order. If you do not have Facebook, you can view the update on our app or website. Simply go to "Menu," "Documents," and "Covid-19 Update."
Calling all parents of high school Spartans! We are asking that you please complete this survey regarding lunches. Please complete by Wednesday. Spartans who are virtual and receiving meals on Monday's will continue to do so and complete the weekly lunch survey. Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HSSpartanLunch
Today is Popcorn Friday! Bring in fifty cents! You can also buy ahead! For example, $2 will cover you for four weeks!
The lunch survey for virtual students is available! Please turn in by tomorrow morning. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1113
Career Center Spartans: Hillsdale Area Career Center continues to be open and operating as normal. See you at 8:00 A.M. tomorrow, Spartans!
Our Waldron FFA are anticipated to be back at the school at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Parent/teacher conferences: please enter through the main office! K-5 - there are still spots available to sign up! See you soon!
Smile on Wheels K-12 dental program is coming back on Tues., Nov. 17! Pick up consent forms from the main office.
There will be no tutoring tomorrow due to parent/teacher conferences. K-5 parents: there are still plenty of spots available to sign up to meet with your Spartans teacher!
Ticket are now on sale for Saturday's playoff game! Click or copy/paste the link below to order tickets! St. Patrick Shamrocks vs. Waldron Spartans! Saturday, November 7th at 2:00 P.M. at Portland High School. GO SPARTANS! https://gofan.co/app/events/137769
K-5 parents: have you signed up for parent/teacher conferences? Conferences are Thursday (4pm-7pm)! Click or copy/paste the link below to sign up! M/HS is open, as it has been in the past. Social distancing protocols will be in place and masks are required. https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/175523
Virtual parents: the lunch survey is now available for the week! Please complete the survey by Friday at 9:00 A.M. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1106
HALFTIME UPDATE: Waldron 24. Tekonsha 0. Keep it going boys!!! Spartan pride, community wide!
It's time to rally, Spartans!!! Our football team has taken the field! Watch them on our Facebook! Be sure to add us as a friend to watch! GO SPARTANS! IT'S PLAYOFF TIME!!
Looking to go cheer on the Lady Spartans volleyball team at districts? Order your tickets by clicking the link below! November 3rd at 7:00 P.M. at Summerfield High School. Waldron vs Britton Deerfield Event Link: https://gofan.co/app/events/132936
Friday means popcorn!! Don't forget your $ .50¢ today, Spartans!
Sign up for parent/teacher conferences by going to the "Conferences" folder under "District, Documents," or by clicking the link below. Conferences are November 5 between 4PM and 7PM. Please note - November 6 is a half day with a NEW dismissal time of 12:30 P.M. https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/175523
Order your tickets for the Waldron vs Tekonsha playoff game, being held Saturday at 1:00 P.M! Click the link to purchase. GO SPARTANS! https://gofan.co/app/events/128606
VICTORY! Our Spartans defeated Litchfield this evening, 54-6!! Congratulations to our homecoming queen, Libby Fee, and king, Curtis Stout! Go Spartans!
Tomorrow is nerds vs. jocks, Spartans! Are you wearing a pocket protector or sports pads? GO SPARTANS!!
NHS inductions are tomorrow at 12:15 p.m. in the Media Center! NHS members and inductees should dress appropriately. Congratulations to our new officers and inductees!
The end of the quarter for K-12 is this Friday. Students should check with their teachers to make sure they don't have any missing work. All work is due by the end of the day on Friday. Keep up the good work, Spartans!
Virtual Parents: The meal survey for next week is now available! Please complete by this Friday at 9:00 A.M. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1030
Spartan Sports: 10/19 - MS Vball at Hillsdale Academy. 10/20 - Sports pictures. 10/21 - MS Vball at Litchfield. 10/22 - JV Vball at Jack. Christian. 10/23 - Varsity Football vs Litchfield (Homecoming). GO SPARTANS!
There will be no cross country practice on Monday, Oct. 19.
MS volleyball practice for today has been cancelled. We apologize for the late notice.
Reminders for the seniors taking the SAT's tomorrow: You must arrive at Pittsford at 7:40 A.M. Enter through the pillars (high school entrance). Bring a snack, calculator, and photo ID. Lunch will be waiting for you upon your return.
Parents of virtual Spartans: the new lunch survey for week ending October 23 is now available! Please complete by 9:00 A.M. on Friday of this week! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1023
Cross country practice for this afternoon has been cancelled.
*VICTORY* Our Varsity Lady Spartans defeated Will Carleton this evening! Way to go ladies! GO LADY SPARTANS!
Our 7th Grade Lady Spartans Volleyball team just defeated Camden! Next up, our 8th Grade Lady Spartans! GO LADY SPARTANS!
Congratulations to our Varsity Volleyball Lady Spartans! Last night, they swept Litchfield (25-9, 25-22, and 25-23)! We look forward to them bringing home another win on Thursday, as they head to Will Carleton for a 6:00 P.M. game. GO LADY SPARTANS!
Parents of virtual Spartans: the new lunch survey for week ending October 16 is now available! Please complete by 9:00 A.M. on Friday of this week! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1016
Good morning Spartans! We are all continuing to wear masks until further notice. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!
Congratulations to our Varsity Football Spartans! They just defeated Litchfield, 49-0! It's been a winning week for our Spartan athletes! #SPARTANPRIDE #COMMUNITYWIDE
Our Varsity Football Spartans are currently dominating at Litchfield, 30-0!! Tune in and watch the game live on our Facebook page! GO SPARTANS!
Click the link in this message as Mr. Potts addresses our Spartan community regarding updates to the executive order. He also provides additional updates and upcoming important dates! Have a great weekend, Spartans! https://vimeo.com/user121609337/review/464355631/1cd88bf524
Parents of virtual Spartans: the new lunch survey for week ending October 9 is still available! Please complete by 9:00 A.M. on Friday of this week! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1009
*VICTORY* Our football MS Spartans defeated Litchfield tonight, 44-6! What a great night for our Spartan athletes! #SpartanPride #CommunityWide
*VICTORY* Our volleyball MS 7th grade Lady Spartans just defeated Pittsford! GO LADY SPARTANS!
FFA chicks are on their way here! Pick up chickens between 2:30 and 3:30 today behind the building in the greenhouse. Contact Mrs. Fether with questions.
Parents of virtual Spartans: the new lunch survey for week ending October 9 is available! Please complete by 9:00 A.M. on Friday of this week! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1009
MS volleyball practice has been cancelled for today, Monday.
FFA broiler chicks arrive this week (Wednesday or Thursday at the latest). Have your pen ready. Make a plan for pick up and remember to pay for them prior to Wednesday ($33.75).
We have new prompts for our automated phone system. You can now select option one to report a Spartan absent or speak to the new School Health Professional! Please click the link below to see the new prompts or be sure to listen to all the prompts the next time you call in! https://www.waldronspartans.org/article/315160?org=waldron-area-school-district
*VICTORY* Congratulations to our Varsity Football Spartans! They defeated St Philip 16-6! GO SPARTANS!
View tonight's football game on Facebook Live! Game starts at 7:00 p.m. We apologize in advance for any technical difficulties. GO SPARTANS!!!
*UPDATE* MS football practice has just been cancelled for today. We apologize for the late notice!
*VIRTUAL PARENTS* The meal survey for next week is now open! Please complete before noon tomorrow. Contact our food services department with any questions! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood1020
VOLLEYBALL VICTORY! Our 7th grade Lady Spartans just defeated Jackson Christian. Our 8th grade Lady Spartans are up next! Go Lady Spartans!
MS Volleyball practice will be held this afternoon, 3:15 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
*ADDED GAME* Tonight at Jackson Christian - JV/Varsity Lady Spartans volleyball games. JV game begins at 5:30 P.M. with Varsity to follow. Bus leaves at 4:10 P.M. GO LADY SPARTANS!
Calling all parents of virtual Spartans! Please complete the attached survey for lunches. We ask that they be completed by 3PM tomorrow. Questions? Contact our food service department. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood
Happy Monday Spartans! Unfortunately, our internet and phones are down for at least 2 hours. Please call or text Mr. Potts at 517-990-7805 if you need something.
Tomorrow is the last day for FFA members to let Mrs. Fether know if you plan on participating in the broiler contest. Seventh graders joining FFA are able to participate. See Mrs. Fether!
Tomorrow evening's FFA meeting is cancelled, but will be rescheduled.
Virtual Spartan Parents! We will begin delivering food to our virtual students on Mondays in the early afternoon. Please complete the attached survey for your Spartan(s) to determine what milk and veggie/fruit selections they would like. Please complete by 3:00 P.M. Friday. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASFood
Good afternoon Spartans! All middle and high school students were issued a chromebook and charger today to bring home! Please help them remember to charge the devices and bring them to school every day! Thank you.
MS volleyball practice ends at four today and all Thursdays. GO SPARTANS!
Per Executive Order 176 and beginning today, indoor and outdoor fall sports competitions are limited to two guests per player (adults and children). Guests will be checked off at entrances. Athletes must also wear masks during competitions. Only exception: football players will not need them on as long as their helmet is on. Please contact Mr. Gifford, Athletic Director, w/questions - email@example.com
Hello Spartans! This is Mr. Potts welcoming you back to school!! If your student has a school issued chromebook, and they are attending school in person, it needs to come to school with them everyday charged and ready to go! We only have enough for each student to have one device, so we need those people who have one to bring theirs to use. Thanks and have a great day!
Good Morning Spartans! Happy first day of school! Just a reminder, the buses will be picking up one hour and ten minutes later then last year. If you were picked up at 7AM last year, you will be picked up at approximately 8:10AM today. Please allow five minutes before of after your scheduled time.
Calling all parents/guardians of virtual Spartans! Please take a moment to complete a brief survey about meal services for your virtual child(ren). Meals will be offered for pick up next week! Click the link for details. Packets from teachers will be delivered Tuesday early afternoon! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SpartanMeals
Headed out for last minute school supplies this weekend? You can pick up a hard copy in the vestibule, 24/7 or online by clicking the link below. You can also view them on Facebook! https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/803112/WAS_2020-2021_Student_Supply_List.pdf
Happy Friday, Spartans! We have made some adjustments to our morning bus unloading process. Please review them by visiting the news section of our app or website! www.waldronspartans.org
Good morning Spartans! Please be sure to bring a water bottle of your own Tuesday as we kick off the 20-21 school year!!
Please click on the link below or go to the news section of our app/website for information regarding bus times. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/897533/Bus_update.pdf
M/HS cross country practice will begin at 3PM today! Parents and community members - our runners are running on the roads in our community. Please slow down as you pass by them and use caution. GO SPARTANS!
The FFA Broiler Contest is still happening! Meat chickens must be ordered by September 11th. Birds are $1.35 each - total cost of $33.75 per batch. Contact Mrs. Fether at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 11th if you want to participate!
We are excited for open house this week! Appointments begin at 1PM for elementary and Dean Gifford. M/HS opens up at 1PM. Please wear a mask and follow signs asking to maintain six feet distance. The elementary entrance will be open in addition to the Central Office. If you still need to sign up for an appointment, please do so by clicking the link! https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/161943
Cheer sign ups are today between 1:30 P.M. and 2:00 P.M. at the school. If you cannot make it, please contact Jessie Bellhorn at email@example.com.
Career Center Spartans: All students are expected to arrive at school at 8AM for the bus, daily. Career Center begins on Tuesday, September 8. Mr. Gifford, Dean, will follow up with individual phone calls.
Open House begins tomorrow! Elementary Spartans - have you signed up for an appointment yet? M/HS - do you need to see Mr. Gifford? Be sure to sign up! M/HS is open Tuesday - Thursday, 1PM - 3PM. If you have a Chromebook, please bring it in with you. https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/161943
M/HS Spartans: have you selected your elective(s) yet? Be sure to do so by clicking the link below! If you haven't looked yet, M/HS schedules are now available to view on Powerschool. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MHSElectives
M/HS cross country practice will be Monday night at 7:30 pm. GO SPARTANS!
We are asking our Spartan families to please return Chromebook devices so we can inventory and update them. Please return them Monday through Wednesday of this week. Virtual families will get devices back by next Thursday. If you have a hot spot, you do not need to return it at this time. Thank you!
Second grade parents, sign up for an open house spot and meet our new second grade teacher, Mrs. Ginger Russell! With over seventeen years of teaching experience, we are excited that she has joined our Spartan family! Don't miss out! Sign up for a spot today! https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/161943
Cheer sign up will be on Monday, August 31 at 1:00pm at school. It will be a short meeting to get girls signed up and discuss uniforms and fundraising for the upcoming seasons. Please contact Jessie Bellhorn w/questions at Jessie.Bellhorn@waldronspartans.org
*UPDATE* Due to the addition of an Online/Virtual Learning option our daily schedule for in-person learning has changed. Waldron Area Schools will begin at 9 am and dismiss at 3 pm. Students may be dropped off at 8:50 am. Teachers and staff will be in the building and working from 7:45 am with our Online/Virtual students. We will also offer a remedial reading/tutoring program for students from 8 am until 8:50 am. Please contact the office to register for this program.
M/HS schedules are now available to view and print in PowerSchool! If you have any questions or concerns, please sign up for an appointment with Mr. Robert Gifford during open house by clicking the link below. https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/161943
MS volleyball practice begins on Monday, August 31 at 3:15 P.M. It will be held outside. Meet at the north entrance. If you had a physical from the 19-20 school year, you do not need one this year. If not, please pick up a physical form from the vestibule and have completed by a physician. GO SPARTANS!
Have you made your appointment with Mr. Gifford, Dean of Students yet? Interested in meeting your elementary teacher? Be sure to get your spot for open house before they're all taken! Click or copy/paste the link below. M/HS students & parents can rotate through teachers between 1PM & 3PM Tuesday through Thursday of next week. https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/161943
*OPEN HOUSE* Tuesday, Sept 1 through Thursday, Sept 3. Elementary: if you would like to meet with your teacher, please sign up by clicking the link below. M/HS: Teachers will be available to meet between 1PM & 3PM. It will be set up like parent/teacher conferences. Tours will be available. You can sign up to meet with Mr. Gifford, Dean of Students also by clicking the link below. Appointments can be in person or virtual. https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/161943
August 31, 2020: Special BOE Meeting. Join by Zoom! https://jcisd-org.zoom.us/j/89108138588?pwd=RTVMVUhhdk40MXdGYzNzWkxmQjhIUT09
MS Cross Country practice begins today at 2:30 P.M.! Grab your running shoes and meet at the north entrance! GO SPARTANS!
M/HS Spartan students and parents! Have you picked your electives yet? Click the link below, enter your name and grade, and choose your electives for the year! You can now do it for more then one child at a time. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MHSElectives
Calling all M/HS Spartan students and parents! It is time to pick your electives! We are asking that you click the link below, enter your name and grade, and choose your electives for the year! It takes just a couple of minutes! Contact Mr. Gifford with any questions! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MHSElectives
Want to know the latest from Waldron Area Schools regarding back to school? Click on the link below to watch Mr. Potts address our Spartan community! GO SPARTANS! https://www.waldronspartans.org/article/289412?org=waldron-area-school-district
As of now, both middle and high school volleyball and cross country sports are still on for the season.
Based on today's MHSAA's update, FOOTBALL has been postponed until the spring of 2021. As Mr. Gifford gets details, updates will be provided.
For Spartans interested in joining M/HS cheer leading: first practice/meeting will be this Monday. It will be held from 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. Meet at the high school entrance. GO SPARTANS!
M/HS cheer leading is back! Interested in participating? Please contact Coach Jessie Bellhorn at firstname.lastname@example.org. GO SPARTANS!
Our revised 2020-2021 district calendar is now available for view! Hard copies will be available in the Central Office vestibule, which is open 24/7. https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/159456
The district preparedness & response plan is now available to view by clicking on the link below. It is up to date as of today, Aug 12. We look forward to continuing to educate and inspire our Spartans! https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/126017
Here is the Zoom link for tonight's regular board meeting! It is scheduled for tonight at 7:00 P.M. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/96221419361?pwd=aWVtZnVnckJEVGI1T0F3WVQycE1UUT09 Meeting ID: 962 2141 9361 Passcode: ngd5g7
Spartan students who were scheduled to attend the Early/Middle College orientation Wednesday and Thursday of this week: it has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled and you will be notified by Mr. Gifford.
Special Board of Education meeting to be held on Tuesday, August 4th at 8:15 P.M. in the Media Center. Discussion to occur regarding back to school. By law, only ten people are allowed to be in attendance. If you are interested in attending, you are welcome to do so virtually. Zoom webinar information is below. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/99159640935?pwd=eDQ2YlI1WU1tekhZUFJyOFI1N3B0Zz09 Meeting ID: 991 5964 0935 Passcode: 5xYTzj
*SCHOOL UPDATE* An important update regarding back to school has been posted on the news section of our app/website. Please review and contact Mr. Potts at 517-990-7805 or email@example.com with questions or concerns. Thank you for your continued support, Spartans! https://www.waldronspartans.org/article/279030?org=waldron-area-school-district
Attention middle school parents! If your daughter is in 6-8th grade this year and would like to play volleyball, please join the remind group: https://www.remind.com/join/spartanmsv
*LAST CALL* Parents, if you have not yet completed our back to school survey we encourage you to participate! Your voice matters! Click on the link to complete. Survey closes Saturday at 5PM. Thank you, Spartans! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASBack2School
Kindergarten graduation is still a go for 6PM tonight! We will notify the community at 5:30PM if it changes. Congratulations, Class of 2032!
Spartans! If you plan on watching from the parking lot be sure to tune into 88.3 FM to hear the ceremony. Less than an hour to go!
The day is finally here, Spartans! Our Class of 2020 is going to finally take the stage, close one chapter, and open a new one. We are proud of you all! GO SPARTANS!
*GRADUATION UPDATE* As we all know, seniors are limited to six guests each per current regulations. We are very excited to share that additional guests can arrive in their vehicles and tune in via a radio station! Thank you to Ms. Mroczek for connecting with Markus Loveberry and both making this happen! The station will be posted on Sunday in the parking lot. It will also be on Facebook Live. Graduation is almost here! #classof2020 #2moredays
Kindergarten parents: reminder that kindergarten graduation rehearsal is tomorrow at 12pm on the football field. Contact Mrs. Rich with any concerns.
SENIORS: reminder that breakfast is tomorrow morning beginning at 9am in the cafeteria. Please be on the football field by 10am for rehearsal.
Parents we need your help! Please take a few minutes to complete our back to school survey. We value your input and perspective for our school district. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASBack2School
Join our team! Take a look at our current job openings by clicking the link below or viewing the employment section of our website! GO SPARTANS! https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/53867
The 2020-2021 school supplies list is now available! You may click on the link below or pick up a copy in the school vestibule at anytime. You can also find the district calendar through this link. https://www.waldronspartans.org/o/waldron-area-school-district/browse/60527
Senior breakfast will be Friday, July 24 between 9AM and 10AM in the cafeteria. It will be hosted by the junior class. Rehearsal will begin at 10AM on the football field.
Senior commencement will still be held on Sunday, July 26 at 2:00 P.M. on the football field. In an effort to follow state and health department guidelines, each senior is allowed up to six guests. It will be on Facebook Live for those unable to attend. We thank you for your understanding during this time.
Kindergarten graduation will now be held on the football field on Monday, July 27 at 6:00 P.M. Rehearsal will be Friday, July 24 at 12:00 P.M. There is still a limit of five guests per child. It will be on FB Live. Please contact Mrs. Rich at 517-990-5591 with any questions.
Virtual Board Meeting Link Time: Jul 13, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time https://zoom.us/j/92052257192?pwd=WURFbFB3VmI5a0V0YzJlaTFHaVdBdz09 Meeting ID: 920 5225 7192 Password: 5m4iQb
Summer activities are slowly getting underway! Athletic Director, Robert Gifford, has provided his coaches with the following recommendations: 1. Coaches are highly recommended to wear masks. 2. Temperature check of every player upon arrival. Temp can't exceed past 100.3 or need to be sent home immediately and not return for two weeks. 3. Temperature and name of player are to be documented at every practice. 4. Maintain social distancing guidelines. 5. Clean and rotate equipment (volleyballs, footballs) every 30 minutes. Please contact Mr. Gifford at firstname.lastname@example.org or your coach with any questions.
The Prattville food stop has been pushed back to approximately 2:35 for today. Apartments are still estimating 2:40.
LAST CALL: If you haven't completed the parent distance learning survey, don't miss out! We value your input! Click on the following link to complete. Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASDistanceLearning
Still need to pick up your child's items from the cafeteria? It is open today between 8AM - 12PM and 4PM-6PM. Please enter through the cafeteria entrance and continue practicing social distancing.
ESTIMATED Prattville Church time is 2:10 P.M. and Waldron Apartments is 2:40 P.M. Contact Jenn, Kelli, or Teresa if you have any questions or concerns. If you have not received food yet but are in need, please reach out.
Meal distribution changes for June starting tomorrow! Deliveries will now be on Mondays only between 1:30 P.M. and 3:00 P.M. Five meals and a gallon of milk will be delivered per child. Make room in the fridge! Must be present for us to drop off.
The June 8, 2020 regular Board of Education meeting will be held virtually for the public. Please refer to the "Board of Education" section of the app/website for the link.
Have you completed the five question Parent Distance Learning Survey yet? We value your input and encourage all parents to participate! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASDistanceLearning
Waldron Band's last zoom meeting is today at 4pm! Join us for some end of the year games! We hope to see you soon! The link and password will be the same one we've been using. If you need either the link or password, message Waldron Bands or Amy Mroczek on FB!
Spartans, we want to hear your voice! Please click the link and complete a brief five question survey regarding distance learning. Thank you! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WASDistanceLearning
The band awards ceremony is tonight at 7PM. Tune in via Zoom! Meeting ID: 928 942 8663 Password: 223015 https://zoom.us/j/9289428663?pwd=dzF1aTlGL1BFMVUrQStJVWhEdjdVUT09
We are just under an hour away for tonight's Parent/Community Forum with Mr. Ledford and Mr. Potts! Get the latest updates tonight at 6PM! Click on https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83055097044?pwd=Q1hNYlorMXExbW8rRmJIa1BsRFJYQT09 to access.
Sign up for Mrs. Jones', "Talk About It Tuesday," at https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040A4DA4AB23ABF94-talk2&sa=D&source=hangouts&ust=1589925678635000&usg=AFQjCNG1Fr3-ODs0hRGw5fBLqq_TYi_FTg
Attention Mrs Jones’ Math Students: Please be sure to show your work when completing distance learning packets. No work=No credit! Please make sure your name is on the work you turn in.
Tonight at 6P.M. Parent/Community Forum--Using the Learning Platform Quizzezz--How to Effectively Change your Habits. Join us! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83055097044?pwd=Q1hNYlorMXExbW8rRmJIa1BsRFJYQT09
Mrs. L. Jones' Announcements: 1. Talk About it Tuesday will take place TOMORROW from 12:30-6:00. Sign up for a time: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040A4DA4AB23ABF94-talk1 2. Extra credit is now being offered for participating in our weekly Zoom meetings! Tell your friends!
Reminder: food distribution will be Mondays and Thursdays beginning today.
Our regular board of education meeting will be virtually held on Monday, May 11 at 07:00 PM. Join via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/98562535055?pwd=NTd1MXVZek91bU92WGNmaDJYZU5tQT09 Meeting ID: 985 6253 5055 Password: waldron1
All over the country, community members are "adopting" seniors! Charity Sharpe, was adopted this week by community member, Christal Cousino! Thank you Mrs. Fowler for assisting in making this happen! Mrs. Fowler shared, "lots of blessings are happening during this pandemic."
Don't forget Spartans! The weekly parent/community forum is tonight at 6:00 P.M. via Zoom. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83055097044?pwd=Q1hNYlorMXExbW8rRmJIa1BsRFJYQT09 Meeting ID: 830 5509 7044 Password: 2JRAdL
Spartans of Mrs. Jones (math) classes: Please check Google Classroom for rescheduled Zoom meeting times for today.
Join Mr. Potts and Mr. Ledford every Tuesday at 6:00 P.M. for the parent & community forum! Click the link to join! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83055097044?pwd=Q1hNYlorMXExbW8rRmJIa1BsRFJYQT09 Meeting ID: 830 5509 7044 Password: 2JRAdL
Sophomores can now improve their grades for Hudson classes. Sophomores and parents are encouraged to go to Hudson's school website for details.
In an effort to ensure Spartans are able to complete assignments and participate in virtual sessions with teachers, Chromebooks and hotspots are still available. To arrange, contact Jenn 908-652-1103 or Kelli 517-320-1824.
Zoom meetings for Mrs. Jones (math) are being rescheduled for Monday, May 4th at their usual time. Please check Google classroom and email for the details.
The 4th/5th grades Google Classroom code is cksdpje. Join on Friday as they will be playing Kahoot at 1:00 P.M. Contact Mrs. DiCenso with any questions. email@example.com
Ms. Mroczek's Zoom meeting will be held today at 4:00 P.M. Ongoing, it will return to being on Mondays at 4:00 P.M. Be sure to tune in! Link information will be in the news section of the app/website.
Calling all seniors! Your senior photo needs to be submitted to Mrs. Brighton no later then this Friday. If one is not submitted, your school photo will be used. Thank you!
Senior parents: WCSR is celebrating Hillsdale-area seniors by featuring a "Salute Your Senior" section to be viewed and heard on the radio! Please go to https://radiohillsdale.com/senior-salute-form/ to fill out the form. It takes only a couple of minutes!
Food distribution update: the 127/Territorial stop has been removed. Waldron Apartments will still be at 4:00 P.M. Prattville Church has been moved up to 4:20 P.M. Thank you, Spartans!
Happy Administrative Professionals Day Jenn and Kelli! Watch the video for some messages from a few of your fans!!! https://youtu.be/cQoLsxokuOA
Ms. Mroczek is hosting her weekly Zoom meeting at 4:00 p.m. today! Same meeting information as in the past. Located under the news section of the app/website.
Mrs. Jacobs has a new packet in the entryway for any third grader that has completed their first packet. Reminder, there is no set time to return packets. She encourages that you work at your own pace. Please contact her with any questions or concerns.
Mrs. Miller will be holding a Zoom session for the second grade class at 2:00 P.M. today. Access information will be in the news section of the app/website.
Spartans! We are drawing the winning ticket for the FFA gun raffle at 2:15 P.M. It will be Facebook Live! Tune in shortly!
Join Mr. McDowell for his weekly Zoom session today at four! Details will be available on the news section of the app/website.
Ms. Mroczek will be holding her weekly Zoom meetings today! High school at two and middle school at four. Go to the news section of our app/website for the links!
Spartans! Learning opportunities will be available to you very soon! Stay tuned, stay safe and stay home!
Spartans!! We will provide more info on graduation, prom, K graduation and round up as soon as we know when we can be out of the house!
The link for Mr. McDowell's Zoom meeting for all his students is now available on the news section of the app/website and Facebook. See you at 4:00 P.M. today Spartans!
Mr. McDowell will be holding his second Zoom session for all of his students tomorrow, Wednesday, at 4:00 P.M. The link will be available on the news section of our app/website tomorrow. Tune in!
We value your input! If you have not already completed the superintendent leadership survey, click on the link. Thank you in advance! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WaldronSupSurvey
Students in Mrs. Lauren Jones classes: she has posted updates in Google Classroom, if you are able to access it.
There is a Waldron Band Zoom meeting today! High school at 2PM and middle school at 4PM. All are welcome to join. Go to the news section of our app or Facebook for links!
Good Morning, Spartans! At this time, our school building remains closed. Once the quarantine is lifted we will work on a plan to get students in the building to pick up their personal belongings. Thank you for understanding!
Food will be distributed today. Waldron Apartments at 4:00 P.M., the corner of 127/Territorial at 4:15 P.M. and Prattville Church at 4:30. Please call/text 517-425-2113 or 908-652-1103 if you cannot make those times.
Reminder that Audible by Amazon is providing free audible books for children from preschool to upperclassmen. Use any device (phone, tablet, etc). Start listening today! https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
Calling all of Mr. McDowell's students! He is hosting a Zoom meeting today at 4PM. Please try to join (phone, tablet, etc). Go to the news section of our app/website or Facebook for the free link and login information. He hopes to see you on there!
Parent resources are now available on the news section of our app and website. They are also on Facebook. These are great for our growing Spartans! Courtesy of Mr. Ledford.
Spartans, participate in Mrs. DiCenso's, "Makers Challenge!" Help make the world a better place. Go to our Facebook, website, or app to watch the YouTube lesson. Tag us on Facebook with your prototypes! This is an excellent family project, K-12!
Continuation of food distribution notice: Prattville Church will be at 4:30 P.M. Thank you all for your continued support!
Food will be distributed today. Please note the following changes: Waldron Apartments at 4:00 P.M. and the corner of 127/Territorial at 4:15 P.M. No Salem Church or Merry Lake due to lack of presence. Please call 517-425-2113 or 908-652-1103 if you cannot make those times.
Good Morning Spartans! An important message from Mr. Ledford has been shared. You can read it on our Facebook page or the "News" section of our app or website. Thank you!
It's the last day of virtual spirit week! We are so proud of how involved our Spartans have been! Let's make this the best day yet! Show your Spartan pride by wearing your Spartan gear and sharing it! GO SPARTANS!
Thinking cap time! Spartans, we want to see you working! Share photos of yourself doing educational work or more reading! Woo hoo spirit week!
Hi everyone! This is Mike Potts. I want to address the question about the remainder of the school year. At this point, we are scheduled to return to school on April 13. We have yet to hear anything about making up time lost thus far. We will let you know as we know. Take care!
Quarter 3 elementary report cards were placed in the mail today! M/HS grades will be available for viewing after 3:00 P.M. on Monday.
Mr. Potts and Mr. Ledford have both shared helpful resources and learning materials for all of our Spartans, K-12! Go to the "News" section of our app or website for details! Keep working hard!
Just posted on our Facebook page! Ms. Mroczek made a sing a long video for our Spartans! Turn up the volume, stand up, and be ready to sing and dance along!
Today is an important spirit day because we love food! Share what you are eating for breakfast and/or lunch today! Save some for us!
Don't miss out on all that our Spartans are doing for spirit week! Be sure not only to follow us, but "friend" us to see what we've been tagged in! We are so proud of all the student engagement!
Ms. Mroczek add a great music link in the "News" section of the app/website! Our young Spartans can sing and move around as they watch!
Take the survey! The Superintendent Leadership Survey is now available. Click on the link to complete. It takes less then five minutes. Thank you for helping us improve our district! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WaldronSupSurvey
Mrs. Fix has assignments for fifth grade. Please go to the "News" section of our app or website for details.
Spartans, please be sure to visit the news section of our app or website periodically for assignments from our teachers. Some assignments have already been posted for M/HS Spartans. https://www.waldronspartans.org/
Due to the Governor's 3 week school closure, all WAS activities are cancelled after today. We will announce if anything is reinstated.
There will be Bookworms today after school.
Our varsity Spartans are headed to Pittsford tonight for their district tournament! Game starts at 7:30 P.M. vs Pittsford. GO SPARTANS!
Spartan students currently enrolled in the small engines program and their parents are invited to the school board meeting on Monday at 7:00 P.M. The small engines course, staff, and donors will be recognized. Thank you!
This weekend is the last Jr Pro tournament for girls! Head out and support them at Camden Frontier! 1:40 P.M. vs East Jackson, 3:20 P.M. vs Jonesville, 5:00 P.M. vs Reading. GO LADY SPARTANS!
Watch our Bot Heads Team 6556 compete live this weekend at Spring Arbor University! Go to https://www.twitch.tv/FIRSTinMI04 to watch live! They compete next at 12:28 P.M. then 1:54 P.M. Find all times at https://frc-events.firstinspires.org/2020/MIJAC/qualifications. GO SPARTANS!
*VICTORY* Last night our Varsity Lady Spartans defeated Tekonsha, 45-35! GO SPARTANS!
*ADDED GAME* Our Varsity Lady Spartans are making up their Tekonsha game tonight. It will be at Tekonsha with a 6:00 P.M. game start. GO LADY SPARTANS!
We look forward to seeing family and friends tomorrow morning at our Donuts with Grownups event! Media Center between 7:30 A.M. and 8:00 A.M.
Tonight's boys varsity only game is still on! The game is at Jackson Christian with a 6:30 P.M. start. GO SPARTANS!
*STILL ON* Our MS Lady Spartans take on Litchfield tonight at 5:30 P.M., with our Varsity Lady Spartans to follow. GO LADY SPARTANS!
Reminders - Yankee Candle & soap fundraisers are due tomorrow. FFA dress up tomorrow is FFA apparel. Monday is Donuts for Grownups (7:30 A.M. - 8:00 A.M.)! NHS Blood Drive is March 3rd. GO SPARTANS!
We are closed today - Wednesday, February 26.
NHS meeting on Wednesday, February 26 during M/HS lunch. It will take place in Mrs. Booher's room. Parents/Community: NHS Blood Drive is March 3! Sign up today!
There will be no coding club on February 26.
It's FFA week! Tomorrow is morning chores theme. Wear your pajamas and boots!
There is no coding club this week.
We are holding a school wide food drive competition through Friday! Donations go to a local food bank. The class with the most canned goods earns a pizza party!
Jr Pro is this weekend at Waldron, Spartans! The schedule is attached and can also be found on our Facebook page and app.GO SPARTANS!
Reminder - tomorrow's MS girls' basketball game is away at Litchfield. Game start is 5:30 P.M. GO SPARTANS!
Tomorrow is winter sports photos, including MS boys' basketball. Here is a copy of the order form. They will be available at the time photos will be taken. Checks made out to Lifetouch. 3:20 pm - MS Basketball Girls 3:35 pm - MS Basketball Boys 3:50 pm - JV Basketball Boys 4:05 pm - MS Cheerleading 4:20 pm - Varsity Cheerleading 4:30 pm - Varsity Girls Basketball 4:45 pm - Varsity Boys Basketball
Reminder: winter sports photos are tomorrow after school.
Jr Pro girls have practice tomorrow between 5:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M.
Robotics are meeting tonight, 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Attention Spartans who ride Bobbie's bus: please be aware her bus is running approximately 30 minutes behind this morning.
*VICTORY* Our Lady Spartans defeated Burr Oak this evening, 35-26! GO LADY SPARTANS!
Girls Jr Pro game schedule for tomorrow at Pittsford: 9:40 A.M., 12:10 P.M., and 3:30 P.M. Arrive fifteen minutes early. No Sunday games.
We are closed today, February 7.
Tomorrow is Popcorn Friday, Spartans! Bring in your fifty cents. Our junior class thanks you for your support!
Last call for lost & found! If you believe your Spartan is missing clothes, please call or check the table in the office. Clothes left after tomorrow will be donated.
Tonight's 5th/6th boys' Jr Pro practice has been cancelled. Next practice will be this Saturday, 9AM-11AM.
Tonight's Lady Spartans game has been cancelled. Make up TBD. No MS girls, varsity girls, or JV/varsity boys practices today.
*VICTORY X's TWO* Our boys defeated NAJ tonight! JV won, 46-43! Varsity won, 59-53! GOOOO SPARTANS!
*VICTORY* Our MS Lady Spartans defeated NAJ, 30-19! Our Varsity Lady Spartans are warming up now for their game, also against NAJ. GO SPARTANS!
Boots or sneakers? Art, PE, or music? There is now a "Specials" section on our app! If you haven't already done so, be sure to download our school app! February breakfast/lunch menus are now up too!
Tonight's Lady Spartans basketball game vs Litchfield has been cancelled. A make up date will be determined.
Reminder: the MS girls' basketball game against Morenci has been cancelled for today. There is practice after school until five.
Tomorrow's MS girls' basketball game against Litchfield has been cancelled. There will be no practice.
There will be no tutoring this week.
Hudson & Morenci parents: if you dropped your child off this morning, they will need to be picked up. As a result of those districts closing, we are unable to drop off students in those districts.
Tomorrow is Popcorn Friday! Fifty cents gets you a bag of popcorn! The junior class thanks our Spartans for their continued support!
*GAME CHANGE* Today's MS girls' basketball game at Hudson has been changed to Monday, January 27 at 5:00 P.M. at Hudson. There will be practice tomorrow.