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The Hornet Hive is your one stop location to get up to date on everything that is happening within the Williamston Community Schools.

The Hornet Hive is your one stop location to get up to date on everything that is happening within the Williamston Community Schools.
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The Hornet Hive is your one stop location to get up to date on everything that is happening within the Williamston Community Schools.

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English

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617-655-4361


Episodes

New Buses, Arts Fest & Improvements, Spring Sports & More

4/23/2019
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In this episode of the Hornet Hive we explore the new buses that the district now has and how this enhances our school safety. We celebrate the success of the recent Arts Fest and other Arts improvements within the district as well as moving up in sports athlete rankings within the state. We talk about an upcoming fundraiser for the Williamston Schools Foundation and more.

Duration:00:12:55

Robotics Competitions, Arts Awards, A New High School Entrance & More

3/5/2019
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In today's podcast we explore a new high school entrance, the new robotics team competing in their first competition, many arts awards and more!

Duration:00:11:09

Be Nice, District Improvements, Safety and more

1/15/2019
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Today on The Hornet Hive Podcast we have Dr. Michele Cook, Director of Curriculum and Special Education of the Williamston Community Schools and Dr. Adam Spina joining us. This week we talk about the new Be Nice program that kicks off on January 30 from 6:30 pm -7:30 pm with a program at the McGoff Auditorium. We hope all will come. We also talk about a number of improvements that happened over the holidays across the district as well as some new safety improvements that are planned in the...

Duration:00:11:29

Sports, Arts, Grants, Safety and more

11/13/2018
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Today on the Hornet Hive podcast, Dr. Adam Spina, Superintendent of the Williamston Community Schools and Dr. Christopher Lewis a Trustee on the WCS Board of education talk about fall sports, arts, new grants with the district that will help enhance school safety and a bit more.

Duration:00:12:20

Enrollment Growth, Fund Balance, Restorative Justice & the Be Nice Program - EP 6

10/5/2018
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This week we speak about enrollment growth, the district fund balance, restorative justice and the Be Nice program. All-in-all we have some amazing programs that everyone should try.

Duration:00:12:57

Summer Changes & Momentum For an Amazing New Year

8/26/2018
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Today, Dr. Spina and Dr. Lewis talk about all of the changes that happened over the summer to prepare the district for the new school year. They also talk about new staffing, safety and security within the school district, new technology that will be available for home-bound students and more. They speak about momentum and the positive strides the district has accomplished within the last year and the positive momentum that the district is on for the upcoming year!

Duration:00:15:45

CADL Library, Safety & Security, Sinking Fund & More

8/14/2018
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In this episode of the Hornet Hive we explore the new CADL Library, Safety & Security, Sinking Fund & More.

Duration:00:12:10

Arts, Awards and Middle School Changes - EP4

8/14/2018
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In this episode of the Hornet Hive we discuss the Spring Fine Arts Fest where children from all ages were brought together to celebrate the music that we offer within our schools. Our schools have also received a number of awards including rankings from the State and what is wonderful is that all of this recognition are well-rounded. The Middle School is also going to be going through some changes. The Middle School library will become the new Capitol Area District Library for Williamston...

Duration:00:07:59

Sinking Fund And School Safety - EP3

8/11/2018
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The Board of Education is currently considering a proposal to allow voters to amend the District’s existing Sinking Fund. The proposal would not result in a tax increase, it would only replace and extend our current Sinking Fund so that it can also be utilized for school safety enhancements. This is a concept I proposed to the Board after receiving numerous articles of correspondence and phone calls from parents, community members, and staff over the last several weeks regarding the safety...

Duration:00:11:00

Transportation, School Safety & The CADL Library Move - EP2

8/11/2018
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This podcast includes updates on transportation, school safety, and the pending Williamston Libary relocation initiative.

Duration:00:11:17

Grants, Library Move & Restorative Justice - EP1

8/11/2018
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We continue to experiment with new ways to better communicate with stakeholders. Dr. Christopher Lewis and Dr. Adam Spina have produced a simple podcast with a summary of the Board of Education Meeting from 22 January. Topics include the Dart Foundation Grant, the potential Williamston CADL branch move, and the recently approved Restorative Justice policy. Click the link below to listen. Any feedback is always appreciated!

Duration:00:12:47