Senior community members (age 65+) who live in the District are invited to participate in the Senior Activities Pass program and enjoy complimentary admission to school activities.
The White Bear Lake Area School District is pleased to announce that Brenton Shavers has been chosen to serve as the district’s Director of Educational Equity and Achievement. He will begin his new role on Monday, November 28th.
The White Bear Lake Area Schools Capital Projects Levy Renewal request on the Nov. 8, 2022 ballot passed with 59.5% yes votes.
2022-23 “Coffee with Dr. K” events:
- Nov. 16, 2022 from 7:30-8:30 a.m.
- Feb. 8, 2023 from 12-1 p.m.
- May 2, 2023 from 4-5 p.m.
Name recommendations are currently being accepted for consideration related to Sunrise Park Middle School, which will close its doors on Cedar Avenue and be relocated to the McKnight Road site that was once home to Mariner High School and is currently home to WBLAHS - South Campus. Recommendations will be accepted through Nov. 28, 2022. Find additional information and the submission form here.
This year’s Fall Musical “Chicago” will be performed at 7 p.m. on Nov. 11-12 and Nov. 17-19. A matinee performance will also take place at 2 p.m. on Nov. 12. The matinee will have an American Sign Language Interpreter and will be free for senior citizens, who should reserve tickets through the regular ticket process.
A Middle School Naming Committee is being formed related to Sunrise Park Middle School closing its doors on Cedar Avenue and relocating to the McKnight Road site currently housing WBLAHS - South Campus. Complete information, including committee meeting details, is available on the committee sign-up form.
District leaders recently took part in a groundbreaking ceremony at Oneka Elementary to celebrate classroom additions happening at the school. The project is part of the district-wide comprehensive facilities plan that was made possible through the community’s support of the 2019 bond referendum.
At the August 8, 2022 School Board meeting, the Board heard an update of the District's Strategic Planning process and approved four updated strategies.
A revised 2022-23 Academic Calendar was approved at the July 11, 2022 School Board meeting.
Vadnais Heights Elementary teacher Mae Haley was recently named the White Bear Lake Area Educators 2022-23 Teacher of the Year.
The district’s most recent 4-year graduation rate, released by MDE this week, tops the state’s graduation rate by almost eight percentage points, and WBLAHS - South Campus is in the top tier of high schools in the entire metro area.
At the March 28, 2022 School Board Work Session, the White Bear Lake Area School Board unanimously approved a Resolution Supporting Commitment to Equity and Inclusion.
2021 Annual Update information will soon be mailed to all District households as an inclusion in the Bear’s Bulletin flip-book portion of the Winter Community Services Catalog. An electronic version is currently available on the district website.
White Bear Lake Area Schools is currently hiring for a variety of positions. Apply to be a Bear today!