WBSD Update

A weekly update from the West Bloomfield School District

January 17, 2020

We hope to see you at our 26th Annual United We Walk event this Sunday, Jan. 19 at 2:30 p.m. in the WBHS atrium. Our short program will be followed by our traditional walk down Orchard Lake and returning to the high school. At the conclusion of the walk, there will be light refreshments served as well as several unique community service opportunities for the community to take part in. We look forward to seeing you Sunday.


There is no school for students or staff on Jan. 20 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We encourage everyone to use the day as an opportunity to give back to our community by volunteering or participating in a community service project.

Enrollment Information - SOC/STEAM

The 2020 Schools of Choice and STEAM application window runs from Jan. 13 to Feb. 11. Apply anytime during the application window and join us on Team WB!

Important Reminders

January 17 - Mansour Memorial Basketball Game

January 20 - No School for Students or Staff

January 22 - Half Day for WBHS Students Only

January 23 - Half Day for All Levels

January 24 - Half Day for All Levels

January 27 - Normal day of school for all students. The school day ends at your building's normally scheduled time.

Congratulations!

WBSD Kindergarten Showcase - Jan. 28-30

Families with students starting kindergarten in the fall of 2020 are invited to visit all three of our kindergarten elementary schools during the district's Kindergarten Showcase! Families will have the opportunity to tour the building, meet staff and learn more about the benefits of kindergarten in the West Bloomfield School District.


The dates are locations are listed below, each session will start at 6:30 p.m.


  • Jan. 28 at Roosevelt Elementary
  • Jan. 29 at Doherty Elementary
  • Jan. 30 at Gretchko Elementary


For more information, visit www.wbsd.org/kindergarten.

WBEF Casino Night Tickets on sale NOW

The West Bloomfield Educational Foundation's fabulous Casino Night is coming up on Feb. 7 at Edgewood Country Club starting at 7 p.m. This fundraiser is the foundation's largest event each year and is the primary source of fundraising for the educator grant program.


Tickets are available now at www.wbef.org/casino-night.

Parent Collaboration Group Meeting - Jan. 23

Interested in learning more about the college process and what you need to know whether your child is in 1st or 11th grade? The Parent Collaboration Group will host Noelle Essig, West Bloomfield's College and Career Counselor, to share about College 101.


Join us on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. in the West Bloomfield High School iCenter!

Schools of Choice/STEAM Application Window now OPEN

The district's 2020 Schools of Choice/STEAM Application Window is now OPEN. Submit the SOC/STEAM application to start the process and apply TODAY. The deadline for applications is Feb. 11. Please help us spread the word and share with those interested in joining Team WB.
WBSD Job Postings

Are you looking to make a change in 2020? Why not make a difference in the lives of children each day? Join us on Team WB and help educate our students to be their best IN and FOR the world!

Community Resources

WBSD Calendar

Check out our district and building calendars in order to stay up to date on all events going on in our district!

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