Midterm reports are out, parent/teacher conferences at the Junior/Senior High School have come and gone and Homecoming is the weekend of September 30th. The school year is off to a great start. I have had opportunity to be in our classrooms and I’m witnessing firsthand what quality instruction looks like and how engaged students act. I could not be prouder of […]
Welcome Letter By David Schmitt I am happy to say the 2016-2017 school year will start on August 23rd. When the start of school rolls around, we will have completed many summer projects to make our buildings safer, more efficient, and an improved learning environment. The north parking lot by the elementary building is a major change in regard […]
As the 2015-2016 school year quickly races to the finish I write this final newsletter article to apprise you of what is going on in the school district during the summer months. West Burlington Independent School District is like many school districts: we have lots of activity during the summer. I congratulate our graduating seniors and wish them the best in […]
West Burlington Independent School District is planning on doing a student achievement score presentation at our May 2nd work session. The elementary scores are stellar and we are in the process of crunching the high school and junior high scores. The data points are being tabulated and after the staff has had a chance to […]
On Tuesday, April 5th the West Burlington Independent School District will hold a vote to enact a Voted Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL). It is the intention of your elected school board to use the additional funding on priorities such as roof work, classroom updates, and building improvements, while also substantially lowering the total […]
We have not had the necessity of a snow day or even a late start so far this school year. If we do not have to cancel school this school year, our summer dismissal date is June 2, 2016. Cross your fingers hoping if we have snow or ice, it will be on a weekend. […]
I am proud to be able to once again report good news to our stakeholders. The Iowa School Report Card is out and West Burlington ISD is doing well. The Iowa School Report Card is a new system to show how each public school is performing on certain educational measures. Schools receive a score for […]
I am writing this newsletter on the Friday before Thanksgiving week. There is a winter weather advisory for most of Eastern Iowa for Friday night into Saturday morning. I remind you if you aren’t signed up to receive the school closure text messages from West Burlington’s Technology Director David Roed, to sign up now. This […]
I hope the school year is going well for your student. Please let us know what we can do to strengthen instruction for your student. We are here to help. Working together is the best way to achieve our goal of reaching all students. I have some dates and reminders that I would like you to keep in mind. […]
There is an old saying that is attributed to Plautus, a Roman playwright, “Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.” Although Plautus lived in 200 BC, those words hold true today. West Burlington School District is a great school district, but we know we aren’t perfect. We have our shortcomings and we sometimes make mistakes. As your superintendent I want to resolve […]
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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