After reassessing the road conditions, we have decided we will not be running our school buses today for morning or afternoon routes.
Due to icy road conditions, all WBSD7 schools will start 2 hours later than normal on Monday, January 24, 2022. Schools will begin 2 hours after their normal start time, and buses will run 2 hours later than normal for pick up in the morning. School will dismiss at its normal time. Thank you, WBSD7
Reminder: There is no school for any WBSD7 schools on Monday, January 17th.
We would like to remind families of the policies we are following per our Return to In-Person Learning Plan related to COVID-19 positive individuals: Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis ISOLATE: Stay home and away from others for at least 10 days after symptom onset and be fever free for 24 hours (without the use of medications) and have improvements in symptoms. If asymptomatic (without symptoms) isolate for 10 days beginning on test date. If you have COVID-19, you must self-isolate regardless of vaccination status, previous infection, or lack of symptoms. Recently the CDC updated their COVID guidelines for isolation time for positive individuals, however, at our recent school board meeting, it was decided we would continue with our current plan. For more information and to read the plan, please visit our District Website https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1413803/1.7.22_Amended_Return_to_In_Person_Plan.pdf
Winter Wonderland scheduled for Jan. 13th is postponed!
With the unfortunate increase in violence, threats, cyberbullying, and disruptive social media “challenges” in schools throughout the country, the Williston Basin School District #7 would like to take a moment to remind families and students that our District takes a zero-tolerance approach to any misconduct of this nature. Please see the attached notice from the Interim Superintendent, Lori Olson, and the Director of Student Services, Wyndy McGinley.
PTO meeting tonight!
CANCELLATION: Due to flight cancellations, our guest speaker Sgt. Rich has been cancelled this week. We will be rescheduling him for a later date and will communicate that as soon as we have that information.
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.
January's SEL Word of the Month: Choices
A message from the Director of Student Services and the Interim Superintendent.
PTO meeting tonight!
McVay PTO night at Spring Lake Park Holiday Lights!
December's SEL Word of the Month: Aspire Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.
Fundraiser items have arrived! They will be going home today!
Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at McVay!
Today, Ms. Charles' kindergarten class had a carnival in their classroom! Check out all the fun here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/s9CwSaqKx8Yb8/ Who can guess the mystery clown in this picture?