Garfield Community School

Western Wayne Skill Center

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  • Parent Guidance

    Parent Guidance is a resource families can access for free online courses to help families and students that might be struggling with emotional and/or mental health. Many of these courses are offered for free. Some current online offerings include

    • Anxiety
    • Anger
    • Resentment
    • Grief and Sorrow

    Click the image below to go to their website for more information.

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  • Skill-ful Designs

    Skill-ful Designs is now two classes at the Western Wayne Skill Center!  It is a community-supported class and involves students accepting donated furniture and turning it into a one of a kind piece with a "Skill-ful Design" for purchase. The woodshop class also joined in on the fun and features seasonal decor and more!

    Click here to see the Skill-ful Designs Facebook Page

    Au-some Student Designs

    Au-some Student Designs is the flagship micro-business of Garfield as they have been in business for over 5 years. The students in the ASD program have mastered paper-flower designs, string art and other gorgeous household and decor items. 

    Click here to see the Au-Some Student Designs Facebook Page

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  • Daisy the DuckDaisy is softThe GirlsThe Garfield Ducks
     

    Back by Popular Demand!

     
    A few years ago, we implemented a duck program in one of our courtyards at the Western Wayne Skill Center. Our students got to hold the ducks, feed them, provide fresh water, retrieve eggs, change their bedding, etc. It was a great learning opportunity! 
     
    Due to COVID-19, and the statewide mandatory school shutdown, we gave those ducks to a family near Jackson, Michigan as we were unable to care for them while learning remotely.
     
    On October 22, 2021,  we acquired 3 new adult ducks. They were purchased from a conservationist in Fenton, Michigan. Students have shown a lot of enthusiasm with the ducks' recent arrival and our feathered friends appear to enjoy their new home! Students in the Horticulture/Culinary Arts classes named the ducks Daisy (brown duck), Pebbles (white duck), and Maggie (black duck). Our ducks are all of different Heritage breeds. One is an Ancona, the other is a Magpie, and we also have one that's a Silver Apple Yard.
     
    When they begin laying eggs, which is expected late winter, our students in our culinary programs will use those eggs as they learn more about cooking and baking.
     
    We are grateful for Taking Action for Friends, Family, and Youth whose generous donation paid for the reinstatement of this wonderful program.
     
    If you have any questions related to the ducks, please don't hesitate to ask!!
     
     
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School Information

  • 10218 Arthur
    Livonia, MI 48150

    Phone: 734-744-2810

    Fax: 734-744-2811

    Office Hours: 7:00 - 3:30 p.m.

    WWSC Student Day: 7:34 a.m. - 2:26 p.m.

    Principal: Maegan Sprow 

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    Mascot: Tiger

    School Colors:  Navy & White

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  • The Western Wayne Skill Center Mission and Vision Statements

     

    The mission of the Western Wayne Skill Center is to provide each student with individualized, engaging, and powerful learning opportunities designed to promote independence and a rewarding lifestyle.

     

    The Western Wayne Skill Center's shared vision is to empower students with the skills to make their transition plan come to life.

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