WBSD Weekly Update
Friday, October 14, 2022
IMPORTANT Elementary Transportation Information
NEXT WEEK IS BUS SAFETY WEEK - WBSD will be performing school bus safety drills next week. On Monday, October 17 drills will be completed with Roosevelt students. Therefore, buses may be running 5-10 minutes behind to pick up students for Sheiko, Doherty, Scotch, and Gretchko Elementary Schools.
Safety Drills for Tuesday, October 18: Scotch/Gretchko Elementary Schools
Safety Drills for Wednesday, October 19: Sheiko/Doherty Elementary Schools
Thank you for your patience in helping us keep your children safe!
Oakland Schools’ STEMi Mobile Innovation Station at WBMS
STEMi is a 1,000 square foot mobile lab designed to provide learners with meaningful hands-on experiences with the latest industry technologies. The goal of the experience is to provide students with insights into STEM careers. This week, students rotated between five stations: Smart Manufacturing, two Collaborative Robots, Autonomous Vehicles, and Extended Reality.
WBMS Student Interviews Superintendent Dr. Dania H. Bazzi
Hear about current WBSD initiatives, projects, and some fun Q&A like:
Non-fiction or fiction? How many books has she finished so far this year? Go Blue or Go Green? Max Cool Gamer Columbus is a WBMS student and is part of the FIRST Robotics Middle School team. Max has interviewed local tv and radio personalities. Be sure to check out his YouTube channel. Thank you Max!
A Great Day to be a Husky!
Just before the Fun Run on Friday, October 7 students and staff at Roosevelt created a beautiful rainbow showing their school spirit!
WBHS Laker's Swim Team!
Click here to hear from Head Coach for the WBHS Lakers Women’s Swim Team Ronson Webster, & students Charlotte Brager & Elizabeth Eichbecht join Larry Nilan to talk about their experience in the pool, development of the team, and personal growth.
CAD & Architecture Students at Lawrence Tech University
WBHS students visited Lawrence Tech University for Exploration Day. Students got to explore various careers in technology. They met with and had classes with college professors, participated in design challenges, and enjoyed learning about real-world experiences.
OEC Board of Education Candidate Interviews
Interested in learning more about the Board of Education Candidates? Click here to watch individual Q&A videos. Thank you to the students at Oakland Early College for preparing, recording, and moderating the video interviews. All Board of Education Candidates were provided an opportunity for an interview.
On-Site College Admissions Day
The WBHS hosted On-Site College Admissions Day. Thirteen different colleges and universities meet with seniors, offered admissions decisions, and provided scholarship opportunities on the spot! This year, 157 students participated in the event, with many students walking away with acceptance offers to multiple colleges. Several students went home with full tuition or even full-ride scholarship offers!
Bravo and a Round of Applause
38 WBHS students were inducted to the Tri-M Honor Society this week. They heard from guest speaker Arthur Yang, a U of M marching band freshman (and WBSD grad). Tri-M strives to grow music programs and develop leaders while integrating Band, Choir, and Orchestra.
Have you reserved your tickets for yet?
Blessings in a Backpack is a program, run entirely by volunteers, that sends six non-perishable meals home with needy West Bloomfield School children for each of the 40 weekends of the school year. This fundraiser for Blessings in a Backpack will be held on Friday, November 4 at St. George Church located at 43816 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills.
Math Pentathlon Season STARTS SOON!
Math Pentathlon teaches and reinforces basic math concepts and skills, stimulates creative thinking, develops spatial and logical reasoning, and good sportsmanship. To view the Math Pentathlon Parent Info Meeting video, use this link: https://tinyurl.com/yck75rj2 More info here: https://tinyurl.com/2mwbyxhd
Solstice Healing Arts Collective
The Solstice Healing Arts Collective has many events coming up!
Intuitive Art Workshop, Mamaology, & Open Studio,
Check them out here!
WBSD Community Education
Get active…Community Education offers a wide array of enrichment and recreational classes for boys and girls. Check these out:
WB Wrestling Club Grades K-8
Youth Saturday Basketball Grades K-6
NEW Saturday Basketball Grades 7 & 8
Math Pentathlon Grades K-7
For more information and to register, visit https://wbsdec.ce.eleyo.com/
West Bloomfield Public Library
· Cryptids and Mythical Creatures (Kids)
Westacres Drop-In Afternoon Crafts
Monday, October 17 from 3-5 p.m.
Westacres Branch Activity Center
Join us for a fun craft in the afternoon at the Westacres Branch!
YA Crafts: Zombeanies
Saturday, October 22 from 3-4 p.m.
Main Library Meeting Room
Keep your head warm this winter with the coolness of a zombie-themed beanie. Using a beanie style knit hat, decorate it with zombie-themed accessories. Registration is required. To register, visit https://wblib.org/services/virtual_registration.php.