WLWV School Board Briefs

July 13, 2020

The West Linn-Wilsonville School Board held a public meeting on Monday, July 13. The following are select highlights from that meeting.

Board Accepts Long Range Planning Committee Member Resignation

The West Linn-Wilsonville School District accepted the resignation of Long Range Planning Committee Member Doris Wehler and opened up the application process for the position (Position No. 4). There are now three vacancies on the Long Range Planning Committee. To learn more about the committee, and to apply for any of the three positions, please visit the district website.


All five members of the School Board gave statements regarding the resignation, highlighting the School Board and district's Board Goal No. 1 to disrupt systems of racism. To watch or listen to statements made by the West Linn-Wilsonville School Board, please watch the video recording of the meeting. Board Member statements begin at the 18:30 mark of the video.

Board Selects Chair, Vice Chair for 2020-21 School Year

The School Board appointed Regan Molatore as Board Chair and Chelsea King as Vice Chair for the 2020-21 school year. Chair Molatore and Vice Chair King both served in the same roles during the 2019-20 school year, successfully leading the Board and district through the global pandemic and extended school closure.

Board Renews Bus Contract with First Student

The West Linn-Wilsonville School Board approved a 5-year contract extension for student transportation with First Student, Inc. First Student provides home-to-school bus service, as well as all activity buses to support District programs such as athletics, events, field trips, and special education.


To learn more about First Student and busing in the West Linn-Wilsonville School District, please visit the district website.

District to Host Information Sessions for Students Served by Student Services, Special Education

The West Linn-Wilsonville School District will host two information sessions for parents of students served by special education. The district will host one session for parents of students served by a 504 plan on July 15, and a second session for parents of students served by special education on July 16. These parent information sessions will provide families with information about reopening plans in 2020-21 and provide opportunities for questions and answers.


We deeply value partnership with parents in providing access and supports for students who experience disability. We invite parents to participate in ZOOM video conference meeting sessions to get an update on models and supports being planned for the fall opening of WLWV schools.


In addition, we will be listening to parents' ideas and questions at these sessions.


July 15, 4-5 p.m. — For parents of students on a 504 Plan: https://wlwv-k12.zoom.us/j/96126645342?pwd=ZDNXTENBL3hwRk14VklESktLSlcvQT09


July 16, 4-5 p.m. — For parents of students served by special education (IEP): https://wlwv-k12.zoom.us/j/95381964287?pwd=N3ZrUC9pWWFoTFlrWmxZclUreWxBUT09

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.