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Families, staff and community members are invited to share back-to-school pictures, along with why they are excited for the school year, on Facebook with a #BackToSchoolBears hashtag to have a chance at being featured in the Community e-Newsletter.

Start of school year delayed until Sept. 14

At the August 24, 2020 Work-Study Meeting, the White Bear Lake Area School Board supported a recommendation to change the Return to School Plan, delaying the start of the school year for all students K-12+ to September 14. 

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Find general Back to School information about school supply lists, the Skyward Online Family Update and free or reduced-price meal applications.

School Board Approves Back to School Plan

On Friday, August 7 the School Board approved a Fall 2020 Return to School Plan, during a School Board Special Work Session. White Bear Lake Area Schools will be offering a Hybrid Learning Model for all students K-12+. A Distance Learning Model will also be available for all families who choose that as an option. 

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As the district continues the planning process for the new elementary school in Hugo and the new unified high school, an important component of the design and construction phases is to have a principal named for each building so that key decisions can be made to ensure a successful opening. 

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Please continue to give us your input by sharing your thoughts in the online conversation that was emailed to all staff members, students and families on the evening of Friday, July 10 about what we should consider as we prepare for a return in September.

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The White Bear Lake Area School District is pleased to announce that Dr. Alison Gillespie has been chosen to serve as the new Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning, a position that will be vacated when current Assistant Superintendent Sara Paul steps into the role of Superintendent at North Branch Area Public Schools.

Distance Learning Period Extended Through School Year

Governor Walz announced today, April 23, that the Distance Learning Period will be extended for all Minnesota schools through the end of the 2019-20 academic year due to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. 

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Congratulations retirees! While this year things certainly look a bit differently for celebrations, we want to make sure each of you know how much you are appreciated. Join us in celebrating the retirees who have collectively served the community for 736 years!

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