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On the Ground Ypsi partners with EMU Upward Bound for student writing challenge

Concentrate managing editor Patrick Dunn leads a writing workshop with Upward Bound students.

Concentrate and On the Ground Ypsilanti have partnered with Eastern Michigan University's (EMU) Upward Bound program for a student writing challenge that poses the question, "How would you solve your community's greatest challenge?" The five winning essays will be published later this month in Concentrate and the winning writers will each receive a $50 stipend.

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Summer School Information

Ypsilanti Community Schools Summer School

Summer school starts June 25 through August 1. Classes are on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Breakfast and lunch are served daily.  

Link to 2019 Summer Instructional Program

 

The public library is a great place for family outings during the summer. We would like to support keeping and even increasing a level of literacy by suggesting that our students continue to read throughout the year.
 

Busy libraries support our community partners while building skills within our YCS students. 

Link to YCS Suggested Summer Reading List

 

 

New Leadership At Ypsilanti Community Schools Vow To Work To Strengthen District

By LISA BARRY

After filling the position for several months on an interim basis, Alena Zachery-Ross was recently named the permanent superintendent for Ypsilanti Community Schools, and Dr. Carlos Lopez was recently hired as the assistant superintendent of curriculum.  89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry spoke with both of them about their goals and efforts to work for the betterment of the Ypsilanti Community School District.

Click here to hear Interview with Alena Zachery-Ross and Dr. Carlos Lopez

When you get to the page, click on the button that looks like this on the page.

 

YCHS Science Happenings

YCS Robotics

How robots are changing students' lives in this at-risk community

In 2014, Ypsilanti Community Schools created the Ypsilanti STEMM Middle College, which is housed in the same building as Ypsilanti AC Tech High School. 

The program allows students to learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and offers dual-enrollment where teens can earn college credits while obtaining a high school diploma.

Link to MLive article

 

Ypsilanti Rotary Club Scholarship Recipients

Today Ypsilanti Community School students were scholarship recipients at the Ypsilanti Rotary Club. Congratulations to Kenneth Curtis (YCHS) and Sophia Mosher (WIHI) for their scholarship award!

 

Community Update for End of School Year:

The school year is coming to an end, and we are excited for the students graduating to the next grade level and from Ypsilanti Community High School!  Just a few end of the year reminders and events hosted by Ypsilanti Community Schools in the coming weeks.

Ypsilanti Community Schools District Update:

Ypsilanti Community High Schoo Senior Update:

  • Ypsilanti Community Hgh School Seniors last day is Friday, May 24, 2019.  Senior Prom will be the following week on Friday, May 31, 2019, at the Washtenaw Polo Fields from 7-10 p.m. This year's theme is a Masquerade Ball. Tickets go on sale soon and are $65 per person. 

  • YCHS Graduation is Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center.  Students receive four (4) complimentary tickets and any additional tickets are $5 each at the EMU Convocation Box Office. Graduation precession starts promptly at 6 p.m.

Other District and Community Updates:​​​​​​​.

As always we appreciate your support of Ypsilanti Community Schools--and we are STRONGER TOGETHER!  

For more information on YCS please visit our website at www.ycschools.us!

On the Ground Ypsi partners with EMU Upward Bound for student writing challenge

Concentrate managing editor Patrick Dunn leads a writing workshop with Upward Bound students.

Concentrate and On the Ground Ypsilanti have partnered with Eastern Michigan University's (EMU) Upward Bound program for a student writing challenge that poses the question, "How would you solve your community's greatest challenge?" The five winning essays will be published later this month in Concentrate and the winning writers will each receive a $50 stipend.

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YCMS Memorial Day Parade - 2019

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Community Events:

YCS Students Traveling to Washington D.C. to have their Art Showcased

Check out the article on our 66 students headed to Washington D.C. next spring to have their artwork showcased at the National Department of Education! The districts art department teachers have been working extremely hard to make this experience for our students happen!

Link to article

ACE

Aviation Career Education Academy

Three Sessions - June and July

Link to flyer