WBSD Update

A weekly update from the West Bloomfield School District

January 24, 2020

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.

In preparation for our Kindergarten Showcase, we asked our current crop of kindergarten experts about their experiences in kindergarten so far. When you watch the video below, you will see that their answers didn't disappoint.

WBSD Kindergarten 101
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 27 - Normal day of school for all students. The school day ends at your building's normally scheduled time.

February 3 - Early Release Day for all Schools

February 10 - Early Release Day for all Schools

February 17-18 - Mid-Winter Break - No School for Students or Staff

February 24 - Early Release Day for all Schools


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.

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.

WBTC offers Valentine's Day baskets for sale!

WBTC students have been working hard to create Valentine’s Day baskets. You can order via; email, phone call or through interoffice mail. Cash or check must be included in interoffice orders.

Each basket includes; 8oz soy wax Rose candle, Love Spell goat milk soap, Conversation Hersey Kisses, reusable basket and a special Valentine’s Day card.

Cost: $15.00 - Cash or check (write to WBSD)

Email transitioncenter2@gmail.com

Call 248.539.0532

GWB Community Coalition - Resiliency Puzzle - Jan. 29

This one-session program is for parents of elementary school-aged children and provides a

model for how parents can help kids develop the skills needed to cope with adversity, allowing them to persevere and succeed. Parents will come away with concrete suggestions that EMPOWER kids to be resilient.

*Program is free, space is limited - registration required.

Questions? call 248-928-4942 or email: lberkey@gwbcoalition.org

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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