This is the last newsletter of the 2017-2018 school year. We have had another highly successful year at West Burlington Independent School District. We are happy to announce our four-year cohort had a 92.17% graduation rate. The best news on this number is when it is extended another year, a five-year cohort, WBISD had a […]
Iowa Assessments are complete and West Burlington Independent School District is waiting patiently for the results. We recognize that this one test is a snapshot of where our students are, and further recognize the assessment is as much of an assessment of the school district as it is of the students. We look at the […]
The end of the third quarter is racing at us as spring seems to be coming. West Burlington Independent School District hopes your son/daughter is having a great school year. If you have questions or concerns or if your son/daughter isn’t doing as well as he/she should be doing; please don’t hesitate to contact your […]
In the last newsletter I challenged mother nature and pointed but the weather has not been too bad, but to prepare for snow and cold. I jinxed it; I should not have said anything. Cold and snowy is not much fun. Remember that February is a short month and besides; if we didn’t have any […]
The holidays are over and winter has set in. This is an annual ritual, which we Iowans have grown accustomed to. The bitter cold has been a challenge. We cannot emphasize enough the need for our students to wear appropriate attire to school. This applies to elementary, junior high and high school students. If the […]
The weather presently doesn’t feel like winter, but brace yourself; it is coming. I suggest reviewing your late start and early dismissal plan with your student(s). On the really cold mornings we will not have the students wait outside, rather, invite them inside. Please make sure we have your email or cell number so we […]
The holiday season is quickly getting nearer and nearer. I hope your student(s) are having a great school year. It truly is an honor for families to entrust their child’s education and well-being to the West Burlington Independent School District. Please let us know if something isn’t going well, if there is a concern, or if […]
The year is off to a great start. I have had the opportunity to walk through all of our classrooms and I see great things happening everywhere. We are refining literacy instruction and further implementing ‘Everyday Math’. We continue to apply Fisher’s instructional principles of Gradual Release of Responsibilities. Our staff works hard in the […]
Welcome Letter By David Schmitt It is that time of year again. The sun is hot and the lawns are getting brown. Families are planning vacations and summer sports are starting to wind down. The swimming pools are brimming with kids and adults hoping to cool off as temperatures get hot and humid. Isn’t July […]
The 2016-2017 school year will be near completion when you read the final edition for the year. The school year has certainly gone quickly. West Burlington Independent School District has had a great year with many accomplishments. Falcon pride is alive and well. We are providing summer school once again this summer. If your student […]
The school district does not discriminate in its education programs or educational activities on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, national origin, age, marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic status (for programs), creed or disability. Students are educated in programs which foster knowledge of, and respect and appreciation for, the historical and contemporary contributions of diverse cultural groups including those of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, and socio-economic background, as well as men and women, to society. The programs include contributions and perspectives of Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, and European Americans. Students who feel they have been discriminated against are encouraged to report it to the school district Affirmative Action Coordinator.
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