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School closed, Thurs. Jan. 29 PDF Print E-mail

Wayland Union Schools are closed today, Thursday, January 29, due to poor road conditions. 


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Seeking Nominations for Annual Outstanding People for Education PDF Print E-mail

It is that time again to consider your nominations for the Outstanding People for Education Award.  This is the 7th year for the county-wide award where each district selects up to 3 winners.  They will honored at the annual Allegan County School Boards Banquet in June.

Whom should you nominate? 
It can be anyone who is making a difference in education at Wayland Union Schools. (see nomination form for more details).
•    Someone involved in education who has made a difference in the overall quality of public education.
•    Someone who has made an impact on the quality of an individual student’s educational experience.

Examples of whom you might nominate:
•    Teacher or Classroom Aide
•    Administrator, Secretary
•    Board of Education member
•    Bus Driver, custodian, support staff
•    Social worker, therapist, or consultant
•    Volunteer or community member who supports education

Nominations are due April 1, 2015.  You may download the 2015 Outstanding People for Education Nomination Form and send to Laurie Zywiczynski at 435 E. Superior Street, Wayland, MI 49348 or email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 06:40
Wayland Union Schools Hires New Transportation Supervisor PDF Print E-mail
Veteran bus driver, Brenda Kraima, was recently hired as the new Transportation Supervisor for Wayland Union Schools.  Kraima has been a bus driver for the district for 18 years and resides in the district. 

“We are pleased to have someone in this position who is very familiar with our district and has an established relationship with our drivers and mechanics,” said Bill Melching, Director of Finance & Operations. “She is committed to the safety of our students and I’m confident she will be an asset to the department in her new role.”

Kraima replaces former Transportation Supervisor, Bryan Keeler, who resigned in December after taking a positon in another field.
Preschool & Kindergarten Registration-Early Childhood Nights PDF Print E-mail

Wayland Union Schools will hold their Early Childhood Nights on February 17 at Dorr Elementary School and February 18 at Baker Elementary School from 6:00-7:30pm. Parents and children can tour the building, meet the teachers and register for either preschool or kindergarten!

6:00-6:30pm   Parent Presentation (please arrive 15 minutes early if you'd like to use the free childcare during this half hour.)

6:30-7:30pm   Tours, registration

Wayland Union Schools offers a variety of preschool programs for 3 and 4 year olds and have very low tuition rates. There is also free preschool to those who qualify.

Preferred enrollment for early childhood programs is February 16 - 27, 2015. Please bring your child's birth certificate and immunization card with you.  There is a $50 deposit for tuition preschools. 

Call Welcoming Schools at 269-792-9153 for more info.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 02:01
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