WASHTENAW INTERNATIONAL MIDDLE ACADEMY
Location: Co-located with Washtenaw International High School, 510 Emerick St.
Contact Info: 734-994-8145 -Main Office 734-484-9719 - Fax
Principal: Bert Okma
Administrative Assistant: Kelly Cartwright
Secretary: Jessica Cross
Hours: 7:45 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (full day)
7:45 a.m.-11:23 a.m. (half day - early dismissal)
This SLC takes a holistic, worldview approach to learning through critical thinking, collaboration and inquiry. As the name implies, international standards are incorporated and course offerings include foreign languages, culture studies, and the State Common Core Standards. Students who are self-starters and ambitious will thrive in this environment. Current participants in the Willow Run WINGS program will feel at home with the pace and rigor of this academy.
WIMA STUDENTS CREATE GAME SUITABLE FOR OUTER SPACE
Highly trained professionals wrangle with the logistics of space exploration but if it’s a question of out-of-this-world fun, youth have the edge. A group of students from Ypsilanti Community Schools’ Washtenaw International Middle Academy (WIMA), who participate in the Eastern Michigan University Bright Futures 21st Century Learning Centers after-school program, have created the game “Good Banana, Bad Banana” as a result of a challenge posed by NASA and the U.S. Department of Education.' Click here for more information and photos.
WIMA Interest Survey:
Interested in applying to WIMA? Then click on the link below to complete the WIMA Interest Survey. We look forward to hearing from you!