Williston Basin School District #7 is proud to partner with CHI St. Alexius Health Williston for our Partners in Health Program. Our Partners in Health Program will provide WBSD7 with opportunities to provide beneficial resources including expert reviewed health articles and blog posts, Staff Wellness Days, informational forums, and more. Our first featured article is "Gather Around for the Benefits of Family Dinner." Did you know that having a regular family dinner can result in higher grade point averages and self-esteem for children and teens? For this article and more, check out our Partners in Health page: https://www.willistonschools.org/page/chi-stalexius-health-partnership
WBSD#7 Parents, Please join us this Monday, January 10th, at Williston High School at 7pm for a Workshop on Cyber Safety and Security. At this high energy, fast paced presentation you will learn about every app, how to monitor your child’s activity and see real time how to navigate the most popular social media apps. Sgt. Rich has spoken to over 1 million people worldwide and has been featured on NBC, FOX, CNN and Good Morning America! For more info, check out www.AlwaysConnected.org
School is back in session, and winter is in full swing with temperatures ranging anywhere from 35*F to -27*F in the next 10 days. Remember elementary students still go outside for recess until temperatures reach -10*F. If you are in need of winter gear for sizes 4T and up, please contact Allison Stensland at (701)572-1580 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reminder: The weather has turned cold and students will need all 5 items. We go outside at-10 and above. The five items are: 1. coat 2. snowpants 3. gloves 4. hat 5. boots Thank you
January's SEL Word of the Month: Choices
Hagan's Kindergarten Christmas Singalong on Wednesday was a huge success! Thank you to all the families who came and watched! Video: https://photos.app.goo.gl/iqUsd5mAuUYPz7QU6
A message from the Director of Student Services and the Interim Superintendent.
In our ELA Lit Circle group, our students read "Long Distance Running", and then followed it up with planning a mock event in the community. We have 1 student who took this even further and planned a REAL event for our community! On Friday, 12/17, this student's plan will come to life at the Jingle Fun Run for St. Jude! Please come support this student and a worthy cause!
December's SEL Word of the Month: Aspire Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.
Reminder: There is no school on Wed. 11/24 - Fri. 11/26 for Thanksgiving. We wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!
ATTENTION WBSD#7 Families: Due to HIGH WINDS, buses for Missouri Ridge, Garden Valley, Round Prairie, and Athletics are CANCELLED for Wednesday, November 17th 2021. Parents will need to drop off their children at school and pick their children up from school. Parents of student athletes will need to transport their students to and from practice. Thank you for your understanding, Lori Olson WBSD7 Assistant Superintendent
ATTENTION WBSD#7 Families: Due to HIGH WINDS, buses for Missouri Ridge, Garden Valley, Round Prairie, and Athletics are CANCELLED for today. Parents will need to pick their children up from school. Parents of student athletes will need to transport their students to and from practice.
Joint Statement from Dr. Thake and the WBSD7 School Board To the Williston Basin School District 7 administration, teachers, staff, students, parents, and community members: Dr. Thake and the School Board jointly issue this statement to provide notification that Dr. Thake and the School Board have come to an amicable resolution and will be parting ways. Dr. Thake has voluntarily submitted his resignation, and the Board will take action on Monday, November 15, to determine the acceptance of that resignation. Both Dr. Thake and the School Board care tremendously and want nothing but the best for District 7 and its administration, teachers, staff, students, parents, and community members. Both parties respectfully ask that everyone place their focus on the students of District 7 and providing quality education and a strategic plan that will guarantee the success of District 7 in the years to come. Thank you.
Do you have questions about your child's online time? Do you worry about your student being cyber bullied? Do you know what your child's digital footprint is? Get answers to these questions and more at #FamDigLit, a monthly Digital Literacy chat for families of K-12 students. The first meeting will be Thursday, 11/18 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Williston Community Library. For more information, check out www.willistonschools.org/pages/famdiglit
Reminder: On Thursday, 11/11/2021, all WBSD7 Schools and Offices will be closed for Veteran's Day. Friday, 11/12/2021 will be a regular school day.
Attn: Verizon Customers It has come to our attention that calls coming from our District are being categorized as 'Spam' by Verizon. To make sure you are receiving important calls from the district & your student's school, please add (701)572-1580 to your contact list. Thanks!
Reminder: There is no school on Friday, November 5th for Teacher In-Service.
November's SEL Word of the Month: Gratitude. What are you thankful for? How can you show appreciation to others this month?
Reminder: There is no school on Thursday, October 21st or Friday, October 22nd.
Oct. 18-22 is the Week of Inclusion. Participate in some acts of service. Let someone know you are here for them. Help end social isolation and invite someone to eat lunch with you. Small changes can have a big impact! #bullyprevention #service #nooneeatsalone #hereforyou