Parents of current 4th-8th graders: Interested in having your student attend a hands-on science trip to Florida in 2023? Come to the Parents Meeting on Tuesday, May 17th at 6:00 p.m. in room #221 of Bakken Elementary to find out more! For more information, visit https://worldstrides.com/itineraries/florida-splash-into-science/ or contact Meghan Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How much sleep should your child be getting? Learn this and more about healthy sleep in this week's Partners in Health article, "Sleep is a Superpower for Super Days." https://www.chistalexiushealth.org/health-information/health-topics/sleep-superpower-super-days
Kindergarten Screening: We are having a Spring Session of Kindergarten Screening this year on May 17th, 18th, & 19th. Schools will contact the parents of upcoming kindergarten students who have already registered for school.
As Teacher Appreciation Week comes to an end, we want to say THANK YOU to all of our AMAZING teachers in the district. They say it takes special people to do the jobs that you do, and we couldn't agree more. We appreciate all of your hard work and dedication to our students.
The Summer After School Program is now open for registration for the 2022 summer sessions! This program is open for students entering 1st-6th grade in the Fall of 2022. Students will do daily activities and field trips such as Fort Buford, Minot Zoo, ARC, Trampoline Park, etc. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided. For more information and to print the registration forms, please visit https://www.willistonschools.org/page/summer-after-school-program. For any questions about the Summer After School Program, please contact GNWEC at (701)609-5681 ext. 5 or email email@example.com.
The SEL word for May is Grit - I can, I will. Let's all show some grit as we finish the school year strong!
An update from Lori Olson, Interim Superintendent: Lewis & Clark, Rickard, Hagan, McVay, Wilkinson, Bakken, ASB Innovation Academy, WMS, Del Easton, and WHS: School will be back in session tomorrow, April 26th. Round Prairie and Garden Valley: These schools will remain closed until electricity has been restored. We will continue to update parents daily. Missouri Ridge: Currently, there is no electricity, but power companies are working right now to get it up and running. We will update you as soon as we hear from the power company. Thank you for your understanding during this, and we look forward to having everyone back in class soon!
A message from Lori Olson, Interim Superintendent: Due to the many impacts of this recent snowstorm, we will be cancelling school for Monday, April 25, 2022. All buildings will be closed this day, and only our maintenance staff will be working during this emergency. Currently, electricity is down in all our buildings with no estimate of when it will be restored. The City of Williston has also informed us that they will not begin clearing school routes until Monday morning at the earliest. We will continue to monitor these situations and will let you know on Monday if school will be impacted again on Tuesday.
A message from Lori Olson, Interim Superintendent: It looks like Mother Nature is not done with us yet! The most recent forecast is projecting 12+ inches of snow through the weekend, and with that in mind, we will be keeping a close eye on the road conditions throughout town. We are planning on Monday being a regular school day, but if that changes, we will be notifying parents and staff Sunday evening.
GREAT NEWS! Registration for the 2022-2023 School Year is open for all new and returning students. For more information, please visit https://www.willistonschools.org/page/enrollment Reminder: Registrations must be submitted before the first day of school.
Due to the current weather conditions, we will be dismissing all schools today, at 1:30 p.m. Buses will also run at 1:30 p.m. All athletic practices will be canceled today, 4/12/2022.
Good afternoon WBSD7 Parents, With the possibility of a winter storm approaching our area, we wanted to let you know that we are keeping a close eye on the weather. As of right now, we are planning on running school as scheduled on Tuesday, 4/12/2022. Buses are also scheduled to run as normal. There will be no school for Teacher In-Service on Wednesday, 4/13/2022, and Easter Break beginning Thursday, 4/14/2022, through Monday, 4/18/2022. Students will return to school on Tuesday, 4/19/2022. If the situation changes, we will update parents through email, text, and on our District Facebook page (www.facebook.com/wbsd7). Thank you, Lori Olson Interim Superintendent
The SEL Word for April is Integrity - Doing the right thing, even when no one is looking.
Stress is something we all deal with in our daily lives, but you can make choices to help minimize it's impact on your health. This week's Partners in Health article, "How to diffuse stress in your life" will help you learn the symptoms of stress, how to reduce it, and when to seek help. https://www.chistalexiushealth.org/health-information/health-topics/how-diffuse-stress-your-life Do you have suggestions for upcoming articles? Fill out our short survey on our Partners in Health page: https://www.willistonschools.org/page/chi-stalexius-health-partnership
2022-2023 In-District Student Transfer Requests are now available! The transfer request form MUST be turned in by April 22, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact the enrollment department at firstname.lastname@example.org or (701)572-1580. You can pick up a form at the District Office or online at: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1947188/22-23_Transfer_Form_Fillable_Form.pdf
Congratulations to these Hagan Hawks of the Month for being outstanding examples of the SEL word of the month for February: Acceptance. And big congratulations to Anna Neal, staff member of the month!
Remember that Spring Break is next week! There will be no school March 14th - 18th. We hope everyone enjoys their break!
Parents & Guardians - please take a moment to complete the Parent Technology Survey. This information will help us gauge where we are at as a district, and how we can improve moving forward. https://forms.gle/GjhWDQ8c5wxVQqz68
Want a Hagan yearbook? Here is the flyer with all the information.
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Hagan school invites you to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday tomorrow. Your child may wear Dr. Seuss apparel or a hat. Thank you