WBSD Update

A weekly update from the West Bloomfield School District

WBSD Weekly Update - Dec. 11

We hope you had a wonderful week, Team WB!


Be sure to check out our staff Twitter Challenge currently taking place on our WBSD Twitter account right now! Staff are showcasing the ways our students are engaging during their remote instruction each day as part of the challenge. Be sure to join in the conversation on Twitter today!


A link to our Twitter Challenge Social Wall can be found below.

WBSD Twitter Challenge Social Wall

Join in the fun and show your students are engaging with you during remote instruction!

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West Bloomfield Student Leaders Talk Advocacy and Appreciation During COVID-19 Pandemic
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WBSD School Nutrition Update

Since the start of this very unusual school year our Food Service Department has done an outstanding job continuing meal distribution to all of our West Bloomfield families. We have set up a meal distribution system to safely and effectively provide those meals from two main locations, the West Bloomfield High School and Roosevelt Elementary.


Each Wednesday, seven days worth of breakfasts and lunches are available for pick up. For those families who have difficulty making it to our distribution times we have set up special delivery accommodations to better serve our community.


Since the start of this school year, our Food Service Department has served nearly 100,000 meals and will continue to provide this valuable service as this school year continues.


We'd like to take this opportunity to recognize the efforts of our dedicated food service staff members, without whom, this would not be possible.

WBSD Meal Service Pick Up Information

No cost meals are available for curbside pick up to all children in the community.

Each child will receive:

  • 7 breakfast and lunch meals.
  • Please pre-order meals on the West Bloomfield School District Food Service page or at the linked order form.


For those picking up meals, please remember to wear a mask as a courtesy to the volunteers who reach into the vehicles to put the food in through the windows. We want to keep everyone on Team WB healthy and safe during these interactions.


Pick up sites:

  • West Bloomfield HS main entrance (4925 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield)
    • Pick-up day: Wednesday or by special arrangement
    • Times: 11:30am-12:30pm or 3:30pm-4:30pm or by special arrangement
  • Roosevelt Elementary main entrance (2065 Cass Lake Road, Keego Harbor)
    • Pick-up day: Wednesday
    • Time: 11:00am-1:00pm


Please contact Nutrition Services for special arrangements or questions at anne.stevens@wbsd.org or (248) 865.6733.

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WBSD COVID-19 Dashboard and Health Updates

All updates and information regarding the ongoing COVID-19 crisis will be posted to this page as needed.

West Bloomfield Schools Administrator Talks Learning Beyond COVID and Future of Schools
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WBSD SMS Text Alerts - Sign Up TODAY!

As you may already know, our district utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more. This resource is on top of the emails and phone messages you already receive from SchoolMessenger.


You can participate in this service just by sending a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our district’s short code number, 67587.


You can also opt-out of these messages at any time by simply replying to one of our

messages with “Stop”.


SchoolMessenger is compliant with the Student Privacy PledgeTM, so you can rest assured that your information is safe and will never be given or sold to anyone.

New Head of School at Oakland Early College Talks about Taking Over Leadership and Weathering COVID
West Bloomfield Choir Students Talk Virtual Choir Rehearsals and Upcoming Concert

OKMA CAMPUS PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS - Class of 2025

APPLICATIONS FOR THE CLASS OF 2025 ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED.



The deadline for applications for the class of 2025 is January 24, 2021


Virtual Enrollment Meetings


Come join us to learn more about the International Academy and the enrollment process for current 8th graders. Please pre-register for the dates listed below by clicking on the link for the registration form. We will email you a link to a pre-recorded video we ask that you watch before attending our live question and answer sessions on Zoom. The Zoom links will be sent to everyone who pre-registers and they will be posted on the www.iatoday.org website.


West Bloomfield Lottery Date


Tuesday, February 2, 2021
3:00 PM – West Bloomfield H/S. Media Center,
4925 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield
248-865-6720


Please feel free to contact the enrollment office (248) 341-5900 if you have further questions.

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WBHS Softball 2021 Information

Attention West Bloomfield Student/Athletes who would like information regarding Varsity/JV Softball information. Since the team can not have call-out meetings, they are using the form linked below to contact ALL NEW and RETURNING Softball Players at West Bloomfield High School.



Stay Safe & Go Lakers!

West Bloomfield Community Education Director Talks Changing Programs During Pandemic
Student Wellness and Social Emotional Resources

Visit this link for important resources for students, staff and families.

Partnerships @ Home

A Learning Series for Parents & Caregivers

Staff Shoutout - Chenise Miller, Lakers Online

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WBSD Chromebook Accident and Loss Protection

Please click HERE for information on accident and loss protection for district issued Chromebooks. Please contact Allyson Dewar at allyson.dewar@oakland.k12.mi.us for more information or if you have questions.

10 Remote Learning Hacks for Families

Resources and related content from the Oct. 7 webinar. Please find the presentation linked below.

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Community Resources

WB Township Library Information

Reading Lists for Kids


New Teaching Resource

Scholastic Teachables provides access to thousands of printable unit and lesson plans, activity sheets, and customizable content in a variety of subject areas and grade levels. Watch a video tutorial from Ms. Carrie, one of our information experts, on how to use Teachables. Ms. Carrie is a librarian at the Westacres Branch.


Virtual Cirque Amongus (All ages)

December 22 @ 10:30 AM on Zoom

Enjoy this dazzling presentation of circus skills that will delight and amuse all families!

Register to receive connection details


Virtual Madcap Puppets Presents: Pinocchio (All ages)

December 12 @ 10:30 AM on Zoom

Join Geppetto’s beloved puppet on a thrilling quest to become a real boy. Curious about puppets? After the show, join a live question and answer session hosted by a performer.

Register to receive connection details


Virtual Rock 'N Read (Ages birth-5 years)

December 16 @ 10:30 AM on Zoom

Rock the morning away with books, fingerplays and music from your own home! This interactive storytime imparts early literacy skills, music and movement, and cognitive growth.

Register to receive connection details


Virtual Tinkercad (Grades 6-12)

December 14 @ 4 PM on Zoom

Tinkercad is a 3D design program that is accessed via the Internet. In each session, follow along as a different object is created, which will then be printed on the Library's 3D printer. Register to receive connection details


The West Bloomfield Township Main Library and Westacres Branch are open for Phase 3 services.


In Phase 3, our priorities continue to be the health and safety of staff, users and the community at large and providing convenient access to collections of materials in all formats. An additional goal of Phase 3 is providing access the Library’s public computers, scanners and printers, equipment that we recognize not everyone in our community may have at home. Please see the Library’s website for the latest updates and temporary hours.


Renew or request a library card

Ask at the Main Library Reception desk or the Westacres Branch Circulation desk. You can also continue to renew or request a library card on the Library’s website.

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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