Be a Grizzly
YCS Clothes Closet
YCS District Wide Open House
NAAPID at Night
MLK comes to YCMS
MLK comes to YCMS

Spotlights

January is School Board Recognition Month


Thank you, Ypsilanti Community Schools Board of Education, for your service.  
Your dedication to our children and public education in Michigan is appreciated.

Sharon Irvine, Board President

Dr. Celeste Hawkins, Board Vice-President

Maria Sheler-Edwards, Board Secretary

Meredith Schindler, Board Treasurer

Ellen Champagne, Board Trustee

Sharon Lee, Board Trustee

Brenda Meadows, Board Trustee

Welcome to Ypsilanti Community Schools

Be A Grizzly

 
                                                                                                        Link to Welcome to YCS video transcript

Preschool Enrollment - Ypsilanti Community Schools is still enrolling for preschool for 4-year-olds. If your child turned 4 years old before September 1st they may be eligible for our high-quality preschool program at Ford, Perry, or Beatty Early Learning Centers. To apply go to www.washtenawpreschool.org or call 1-800-777-2861.

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Upcoming Events

Ypsilanti Community Schools Vision

To Be the First Choice for an Exceptional Cradle-to Career Education.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975

Ypsilanti Community Schools is in full compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in District programs, services, and activities. The District's policy manual for Section 504 can be found on the District's website. Click on this link for District's Discrimination Manual.


YCHS Freshman Academy

Why choose YCHS Freshman Academy

  • Freshman Academy Bridge Program (includes team building activities, school tour, meet + greet)
  • Collegiate and cultural field trips
  • Hands-on learning experiences
  • Cross-curricular learning
  • Small learning communities
  • Separate from the general high school population
  • Working relationships with local colleges and universities
  • Placed-Based Learning • Reading and Math Interventions
  • Technology-driven 

Link to brochure

  

Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools|University of Michigan

School Based Health Center
 

  • YCHS contact phone number:  734-221-1007
  • YCMS contact phone number:  734-221-2271

News

School of Choice - 2017-2018 School year

Students residing outside of the YCS district boundaries but living within Washtenaw County or a contiguous county are eligible to enroll as a school of choice student.
School of choice application form
Application for 2017-2018

School Of Choice Windows

Spring SOC December 1, 2017 - February 7, 2018

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NAAPID 2018 Annual Poster Contest

NAAPID THEME: It takes a partnership of parents, schools, and community to fully educate our children. 

  • Open to all Washtenaw County K-12 students.
  • ​Posters reflecting students own creative artwork. • Students must work individually.
  • Posters may be used in subsequent marketing of NAAPID and/or NAAPID at Night events. 
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NAAPID at Night

NAAPID at Night is free and open to the public
DATE: Monday, February 12, 2018
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Exhibit Viewing
Light Refreshments Served
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Student Performances Speakers and Awards 

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YCS PROCEDURE FOR SCHOOL CLOSINGS SEVERE WEATHER CLOSING POLICY

YCS uses the telephone messaging system to call all parents starting at 6:00 a.m. when schools are closed due to severe weather, road conditions or building mechanical problems.  It is important for every student to have a working telephone number on file in the school office.
 

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Running Start

Register for this program here: https://www.running-start.biz/.
For Middle School and High School students
Four Workshops 2 hours each
Link to Running Start flyer

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YCS Clothes Closet

What is the Clothes Closet?

Clothes Closet provides amenities and clothing for children and youth in need, who are enrolled in the Ypsilanti Community School District. YCS families may use the Clothes Closet up to two times per year.
Link to clothes closet flyer and more information

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Ypsilanti District Library Events

Ypsilanti District Library Events and Classes
Link to YDL events and classes

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WIMA

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EAT WINGS RAISEFUNDS FOR WIMA

Buffalo Wild Wings - Fundraiser

Wednesday, January 24 - 11:00 am to 1:00 am

216 James L Hart Parkway

Ypsilanti, MI

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Other Information

YCS Sex Education Advisory Board

We are seeking YCS parent input before recommendations are sent to the Board of Education. If you are a parent, please complete the survey found on our SEAB page. Link to survey
Link to flyer information

Sex Education Advisory Application

We're also recruiting new members of the YCS Sex Education Advisory Board to meet 4-6 times during the 2017-18 school year. Join the team by completing the application, link to the application is found below. If a paper application is necessary, please contact Kharena Keith at 734-221-1212.

An application for parents to join the Sex Ed Advisory Board. 
Link to application
Link to parent letter from Superintendent, Dr. Edmondson

AM and RM Young / A2SO scholarship opportunities for 2 graduating YCHS seniors

Description:

A. Michael and Remedios Montalbo Young with the A2SO will be continuing and EXPANDING, the scholarship opportunities for the class of 2018.  

There will be TWO $2,500 scholarships given

  • One to a student exploring music- or music-related studies in a Michigan institution of higher education (including community college, 4-year college or university or technical school), 
  • One to a student exploring general studies in a Michigan institution of higher education (including community college, 4-year college or university or technical school)

Link to Ypsilanti Community HS General Studies Application

Link to Ypsilanti Community HS Music or Arts Scholarship Application
 

YCHS Athletics Winter Sports 

Physicals
To participate in Winter Sports at YCS you must have a physical. To schedule an appointment for a FREE physical contact: RAHS at 734-221-1007