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Student Count Day! - Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Dear Grizzly Families,
Count Day is when all public schools in Michigan tally the number of students attending their schools. At YCS, it is important for us that each of our students attend school daily and that all students attend school on Wednesday, February 8 for their attendance to be recorded.

YCS Virtual Career Fair - Thursday, February 23, 2023

PLEASE NOTE:  YCS Virtual Career Fair - Zoom Meetings

Announcing Ypsilanti Community Schools Career Fair. 
Save the DATE! February 23, 2023, from  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Location: Virtual Meetings

Link to Appointment Registration

Welcome to Ypsilanti Community Schools

Pre K - 12  • (734) 221-1221

Top 5 Reasons to Choose YCS

 

YCS COVID Information

The report below COVID-19 cases reported to schools by parents/guardians and staff. Schools are required to report cases to their assigned Local Health Department.

Dashboard Information

YCS Cases Dashboard Information

YCS COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

 

Fall Kindergarten - 2023-2024 Registration

Kindergarten 2023 - 2024 Interest Survey Form

We are pleased to welcome you to Ypsilanti Community Schools. Help us plan for kindergarten by completing this interest form! Sign up by clicking the link below.

Kindergarten Interest Form    
QR Code - Kindergarten Interest Form  

Register Now!!

YCS English & Spanish Dual Language Immersion Program

YCS English & Spanish Dual Language Immersion Program at Ford Early Learning Center  

Programa de Inmersión Dual en Inglés y Español de YCS en Ford Early Learning Center

 

 

 

 

 


 

QR Code to sign-up form

 

 

 

 

 

 

District News

District News - Week of 1/30/2023

In the News

  • Board of Education Member Sworn In
  • A.C.C.E. Points of Pride
  • Future Education in MI
  • Valentines for Vets
  • YCS Human Resources
  • Staff Recognition
  • Literacy Corner
  • YCS Business - State and Federal Programs
  • Bus Tracking App
  • Estabrook
  • In the District this week- Upcoming Events
  •  Athletic Schedule
  • Ypsilanti Community Schools Information
  • Community Events

WE ARE YCS! Stronger Together!

 

Online Learning Program

Grades K - 12 - Revised

The K-12 YCS Online Learning Program offers rigorous courses that are aligned to the Michigan Academic Standards and the Michigan Merit Curriculum. We are committed to offering a comprehensive list of courses that will prepare our students to be college ready upon graduation.
YCS Online Learning Program

YCS Options

This school year will be different than any of us have ever experienced or anticipated.  We are dedicated to keeping your children safe and giving them the best possible opportunity for school.  The first day of school for students is Tuesday, September 8th. Please take a few minutes to fill out the attached enrollment form and let us know your preference by completing the linked survey for returning to school. 

Information on 3 options for online learning

 

YCS Virtual Classes

Information includes School,Grade Level/ Teacher, Google Class Code, Zoom Chat Times, Live Instruction, Virtual Phone Number and Email Contact

YCS Virtual Online Directory

Click on the Quick Links image to find links to some of the most popular pages on our site.

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE:  YCS Virtual Career Fair - Zoom Meetings

Announcing Ypsilanti Community Schools Career Fair. 
Save the DATE! February 23, 2023, from  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Location: Virtual

Link to Appointment Registration


You will get a chance to interview with our innovative and dynamic leadership teams. 
We are hiring for all positions including teachers, paraprofessionals, social workers, ancillary staff, food service, transportation, and Head Start!

Do not miss this great opportunity - remember February 23, 2023.

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Link to Ypsilanti Community Schools is Hiring! (video)

 

Transportation 

Versatrans Mystop App

The program is meant to help a parent keep track of bus location and the estimated arrival time of the bus.

Getting Started with Versatrans MyStop

Google Play App link

Apple Store App link

2022-2023 School Year Calendar


Link to 2022-23 Calendar

Link to Bell Times

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Upcoming Events

  • 8 Feb
    • YCS Count Day
      Date: Feb 8
      Calendar: YCS District Calendar
    • Web Tech Office Hours - If you need assistance
      Date: Feb 8
      Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
      Calendar: YCS District Calendar
      Join with Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/rti-vksm-ejm Or dial: (US) +1 470-485-0693 PIN: 783036574# Learn more about Meet at: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720
  • 10 Feb
    • Web Tech Office Hours - If you need assistance
      Date: Feb 10
      Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
      Calendar: YCS District Calendar
      Join with Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/rti-vksm-ejm Or dial: (US) +1 470-485-0693 PIN: 783036574# Learn more about Meet at: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720
  • 13 Feb
    • NAAPID Day
      Date: Feb 13
      Calendar: YCS District Calendar
  • 15 Feb
    • Web Tech Office Hours - If you need assistance
      Date: Feb 15
      Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
      Calendar: YCS District Calendar
      Join with Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/rti-vksm-ejm Or dial: (US) +1 470-485-0693 PIN: 783036574# Learn more about Meet at: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720
  • 17 Feb

Education Project Referral - Homeless Services

Parents can complete the referral for homeless services online.

 

You Don't Know My Story!

Black History Month Speaking Series

Connected and Engaged - Sharing our story to connect and engage with our youth.

Wednesday, February 15 and Thursday, February 16, 2023

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Just a Kid From Ypsi!

Black History Month Speaker Series

Chat with these professionals that grew up in 48197 & 48198 zip codes and now have amazing careers through hard work, education, dedication, and community!

Tuesday, February 14 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools - University of Michigan for Healthy Schools

School-Based Health Center
 

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

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.

RAHS at YCMS Information

Teacher Digital Learning Guide

The Teacher Digital Learning Guide (Teacher Guide) provides resources to support educator-directed implementation of learning at a distance. Sections include:
 

  • Access, Digital Citizenship and Safety, and Privacy & Security
  • Personalize Learning for Students
  • Collaborate with Parents and Families to Support Students
  • Teacher Professional Learning and Well-being

Link to Teacher Digital Learning Guide

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 flyer information

Advisory Board Application

We're also recruiting new members of the YCS Sex Education Advisory Board to meet 4-6 times during the 2020 school year. Join the team by completing the application, the link to the application is found below.

We're also recruiting new members of the YCS Sex Education Advisory Board to meet 4-6 times during the 2020 school year. Join the team by completing the application, the link to the application is found below. If a paper application is necessary, please contact Shannon Hurley at Email: SHurley2@ycschools.us or Ph: 734-221-1104

An application for parents to join the Sex Ed Advisory Board.
 

Ypsilanti Community Schools Information

 

Our Mission

The purpose of YCS is to develop mindful, engaged students with the skill set, work ethic, and attitude to contribute to a community that honors diversity, equality and justice.

 

 

Our Vision

YCS is — Academically strong and committed to transforming in ways that help students thrive.
YCS is — The choice for a trusted, reliable, and socially just district.
YCS is — A sense of connection for families and students in a district where each and everyone is valued and belongs.
YCS is — Your consistently well-managed and organized school district.

 

Title IX Information

Title IX Information

What is Title IX?
Title IX is a federal civil rights law passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service, or activity including, but not limited to educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.

Examples of Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX
Sexual Harassment, 
Sexual Misconduct/Violence, Stalking, and Retaliation 

  • Sexual Harassment: unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature
  • Sexual Misconduct/Violence: sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, and dating violence
  • Stalking: repeatedly following, harassing, threatening, or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication, or social media
  • Retaliation: adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations

More Title IX Information

PDF DocumentLink to Title IX Sexual Harassment Training Module
PDF DocumentLink to Clark Hill PowerPoint Presentation - September 15, 2020
PDF DocumentLink to Title IX Referral Form

Reporting Prohibited Behavior

Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator:

Carlos Lopez
Title IX Coordinator
clopez2@ycschools.us
(734)221-1221