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YCHS Seniors Last Day - Senior Walk

Senior Walk

YCHS Pantry is open

The YCHS Pantry is open to students, staff, and Ypsilanti residents during school hours from 8:20 am - 3:00 pm.

We offer fresh vegetables, non-perishable foods, dairy products, and toiletries.
Please contact T. Emerson at 734-221-1014.

YCHS Seniors Last Day - Senior Walk

Senior Walk


Urban STEM Stewards: Expanding career interests through citizen science with community partnerd.
STEM for All Showcase where YCHS students in Paula Sizemore's classes highlight the work they are doing.



Tech & Learning’s Boston Leadership Summit

Tech & Learning’s Boston Leadership Summit covered a wide variety of topics and recognized the winners of the Boston Tech & Learning Innovative Leader Awards. Dr. Alena Zachery-Ross was a recipient of one of the awards. At the Tech & Learning Leadership Summit in Boston, school district leaders gathered for a day of professional development that included small group discussions on important topics such as data privacy, digital wellness, changing pedagogy, and more. 

Congratulations to Superintendent Dr. Zachery-Ross for being awarded the "Best Example of Teacher & Student Wellbeing Programs" at the Tech & Learning Innovative Leader Awards!

Thank you for always being an innovative thinker and leader!

Superintendent Dr. Zachery-Ross was interviewed on the Lucy Ann Lance

Superintendent Dr. Zachery-Ross was interviewed on the Lucy Ann Lance Show regarding the millage proposal on the May 3rd ballot.
Ypsilanti Community Schools will ask voters to renew its ability to collect all its state per-student funding with an 18-mill non-homestead operating millage proposal on the May 3 election ballot. Dr. Zachery-Ross explains what is at stake and gives us a primer on how schools are funded in Michigan.

District News - Week of 5/23/2022

In the News

  • Certified Nurse Aid Program at YCHS
  • Dine to Donate for the Grizzly Robotics Team 66!
  • Upcoming Dates and Events to Remember
  • YCHS Early Release
  • Grizzly Learning Camp Registration is Now Open
  • Ford ELC English and Spanish Dual Language Parent Information Meeting
  • Community Events


More Community Resources

Coronavirus Vaccinations HBCU Pathway    





Live Here Now & Movie Link

Free Events | Six Locations in Washtenaw County
Discover new tunes in new spots throughout Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti.
Live Here Now pop-up concerts bring free music to people right where they live. Start summer early with these neighborhood concerts. Visit for more information.

YCS Boots on the Ground Activity Stations

YCS is in the beginning stages of mapping out the summer Boots on the Ground series dates throughout Ypsilanti. This year we would like to offer more hands-on activities for kids.  
As a community partner or a resource to our families, I am reaching out to determine if you are interested in supporting one or more of the event dates with a fun activity for students to participate in during the allotted time.
Dates and Neighborhoods:

Normal Park Garage Sale
Saturday, June 4th

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

West Willow Neighborhood
Wednesday, June 8th

5-7 p.m.

Parkridge Park
Saturday, June 11th

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Apple Ridge Park
Saturday, June 18th

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Oakbrook Neighborhood
Wednesday, June 22nd

5-7 p.m.

Sugarbrook Neighborhood
Saturday, June 25th

11 a.m.-1p.m.

Holmes Road Corridor
Wednesday, June 29th

5-7 p.m.

Prospect Park Neighborhood
Wednesday, July 6th

5-7 p.m.

Huron Heights/LaForge Area
Saturday, July 9th

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

If you are interested, please fill out the form below, and we will reach out to discuss more details. I am asking for commitments by May 30th as we are getting the calendar out to the community.  
A YCS representative and street team will be at the events scheduled.
If you have any questions, feel free to ask! Also, if you have another recommendation of an organization that would like to participate, please let me know.

EMU Education Day Video

Link to Video