WBSD Update

A weekly update from the West Bloomfield School District

February 7, 2020

TONIGHT is the night! The West Bloomfield Educational Foundation is hosting their fabulous Casino Night TONIGHT 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. Tickets are also available at the door.

We hope to see you there!

Middle School Transition Parent Presentation

The West Bloomfield School District is hosting a parent presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the West Bloomfield High School iCenter. The purpose of the presentation is to inform parents about the recommended middle school transition plan from the district’s middle school transition plan workgroup.

For more information, visit the district website.

Important Reminders

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

March 2 - Early Release Day for all Schools

Shout Outs!

Schools of Choice/STEAM Application Window now OPEN

This is the final weekend to apply for Schools of Choice and STEAM during the district's 2020 application window. Submit the SOC/STEAM application to start the process and apply TODAY. The deadline for applications is Feb. 11. The application only takes a few minutes to complete. Please help us spread the word and share with those interested in joining Team WB.

Abbott students recognized by Keego Harbor Optimist Club

The Keego Harbor Optimist Club recently announced the winners of their annual essay contest. This year's theme asked participants to answer the question, "Is Optimism the Key to Achieving the Dreams you Imagine". The selected are all from Abbott Middle School:

  • 1st - Brianna Gjergji

  • 2nd - Dylan Fernando

  • 3rd - Shayne Champa

The winners will be recognized at the Keego Harbor Optimist Club breakfast on Feb. 26, 2020.

11 WBHS senior student-athletes commit to participate in college athletics

WBHS recently celebrated 11 senior student-athletes as they committed to participating in athletics at the college level during a special college commitment ceremony this week. These athletes are:

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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!

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

WB Band/Orchestra Trivia Night - Feb. 13

The West Bloomfield Band Boosters and Orchestra Boosters are proud to team up to benefit instrumental music across the West Bloomfield School District!

Get a team of up to 4 members together and join us for an evening of fun and trivia on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at The Lodge Grill and Bar in Keego Harbor. Space is limited, so buy your tickets soon! (Tickets are for teams; a few individual tickets are available. Those not on a team will be assigned a table.)

Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020
Time: Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Trivia games will run from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Event ends at 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Lodge Grill & Bar in Keego Harbor

Purchase tickets on the WB Bands webpage.

Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams! Also featuring a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and the chance for teams to buy “mulligans” and clues!

Sponsorships and prize donations are welcome.

Abbott MS presents "Shrek Jr."

Abbott Middle School will be presenting "Shrek Jr." on Feb. 28-29 at West Bloomfield High School. Tickets are available at ShowTix4U.com.


Feb. 28 - 7 p.m.

Feb. 29 - 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It's a big bright beautiful world as everyone's favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance.

GWB Community Coalition Gala

Join the Greater West Bloomfield Community Coalition for their annual Gala Dinner on March 18 at Bay Pointe Golf Club. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and tickets can be purchased on their website.

Community Resources

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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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