WLWV Community Update

November 20, 2020

Fill Out Online Form by the end of TODAY, November 20 to Receive Meal Distribution Starting December 2

Beginning Wednesday, December 2, the West Linn-Wilsonville School District will transition to a new meal delivery system that will remain in place for the duration of the school year. The new system is designed to manage serving students at home whether enrolled in the WLWV Online Program, at home with CDL, or at school when we return to Hybrid or fully in-person instruction.

What do I need to do to get meals delivered to my home?

It is important that you fill out a meal delivery form for each student needing meals.

The easiest way to do this is to fill out an online Google Form. You will receive a confirmation email upon submitting. Or, families can also fill out a paper form by visiting any of the current school or bus meal locations.

Applications submitted anytime after November 20 may take up to a week to be assigned to a delivery route. Families waiting for their assigned delivery date may still pick up meals at West Linn or Wilsonville High School.

Learn more about the change to meal distribution on the nutrition services website.

No Meal Distribution During the Week of November 23

There will be no meal distribution during the week of November 23 as there is no school. Meals will resume on Monday, Nov. 30. Learn more about the district's new meal service distribution plan and how to sign up for meal delivery on the district website.

Community Provides Feedback During Nov. 17 Gender Neutral Restroom Listening Session

As the West Linn-Wilsonville district staff and the Capital Bond team prepare to work with architects on remodeling and rebuilding plans for the various projects, restrooms will be one of the areas where some adjustments will be made. This includes adding some gender-neutral, single occupancy stalls in addition to the gender-assigned stalls already present in our schools. These will not replace all gender-assigned restrooms, and all options will remain available to students at all schools.

The district hosted a listening session on Nov. 17 to provide information and receive community feedback. Interested families can watch the video recording of the Nov. 17 listening session and provide input through an online Google Form.

School Board Adopts New Policy — All Students Belong

In September of this year, the Oregon State Board of Education adopted an Oregon Administrative Rule called All Students Belong. The rule took effect on Sept. 18, 2000, requiring school districts to adopt a policy prohibiting symbols of hate and addressing bias incidents.

The West Linn-Wilsonville School District adopted policy ACB — All Students Belong — during the Nov. 16 Board Meeting. The West Linn-Wilsonville School District recognizes that student health and safety are the cornerstone of education, and that all students are entitled to a high-quality educational experience, free from discrimination or harassment based on perceived race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin, and without fear or hatred, racism or violence.

This new policy prohibits the use or display of any symbols of hate on district or school grounds or in any district-sponsored program, service, school or activity. Read the full policy on Boardbook located on the district website.

Budget Committee Vacancy — Apply by November 30!

The School Board opened a vacancy for the district's Budget Committee during their Nov. 9 meeting. To apply, interested community members can fill out an online form to be returned to the business office. Applications are due by Monday, Nov. 30.

The Budget Committee works with the School Board to review and approve the budget for each school year. Budget Committee members are asked to attend five to six evening meetings beginning in the spring to review the proposed budget. Those meetings include

  • Budget Orientation in the early spring
  • Board Meeting to receive the Superintendent's Budget Message
  • Budget Committee Meeting
  • Additional Budget Committee Meeting (if needed)
  • Board Meeting for adoption of the final budget.

Learn more on the district website.

Clackamas County Health Metrics for Reopening Schools

The West Linn-Wilsonville School District continues to monitor health metrics in Clackamas County. The most recent two-week total in Clackamas County was 284.6 cases/100,000. To transition to any form of in-person learning, Clackamas must be at or below 100 cases/100,000. To see the most recent metrics, as well as the necessary thresholds to transition to hybrid learning, please visit the district website.

District Social Workers Provide Valuable Information for Creating Family Wellness at Home

Brittany Bucholz and Sarah Hiatt provided tips and strategies for creating family wellness at home during a Nov. 17 information session. Watch the video recording of that session.

Upcoming Events

November 23-27 — There will be NO SCHOOL during the week of November 23 in recognition of Thanksgiving Break. There will be no meal service during this week.

About West Linn-Wilsonville

The West Linn-Wilsonville School District is nationally recognized for its high student and staff achievement, including one of the top graduation rates in the State of Oregon. West Linn-Wilsonville serves nearly 10,000 K-12 students across 16 schools in West Linn and Wilsonville, with a mission of creating learning communities for the greatest thinkers and the most thoughtful people for the world. WLWV strives to provide challenging education opportunities that prepare students to be college and career ready.