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Community members are invited to stop by throughout the academic year for an informal chat with Superintendent Kazmierczak over a cup of coffee.
    - Feb. 22, 2024 from 12-1 p.m.
    - May 7, 2024 from 7:30-8:30 a.m.

photo collage of February Fun

The February 11 issue of the Community e-Newsletter is now available! The publication covers student and staff successes, School Board news, and school and Community Education offerings.

Career Pathways Panel Discussion

Professionals from several Career Pathways industries spoke to high school students during a panel discussion this week. The event was highlighted in a recent video issue of the district's The Week in 62.4 Seconds.

field trips

In lieu with February being CTE Month (Career and Technical Education), 25 Automotive Career Pathway students explored the collision repair side of the transportation industry during a field trip.

unique project

Middle and high school students in the Nation to Nation Affinity Group are tapping maple trees to make syrup as an American Indian Education Program activity. See this project come to life in a recent video issue of the district's The Week in 62.4 Seconds.

fun interactions

The WBLAHS Girls' Basketball team is making moves on and off the court. They recently visited Willow Lane Elementary to talk with our younger Bears about the importance of teamwork, bravery, empathy and determination.

SEC Music Festival

High school students who are members of the orchestra, band and choir participated in the annual Suburban East Conference Music Festival. Several student performances were highlighted in this issue of the district's "The Week in 62.4 Seconds".

2024-25 Teacher of the Year nomination form screenshot

It's time once again to celebrate professional excellence as part of the White Bear Lake Area Educators’ Teacher of the Year program. The process begins with nominations from community members, families, students and colleagues. Nominations close at 4 p.m. on Feb. 19.

Black History Month Showcase flyer

The White Bear Lake Black Student Union's annual showcase in honor of Black History Month will take place Thursday, Feb. 15 at WBLAHS - South Campus (3551 McKnight Rd, WBL). Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the show will commence at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, and donations are appreciated. Find the flyer here.

Pottery Projects

WBLAHS - South Campus students in Ceramics I finalized their pottery projects last week. Get a closer look at the students' work in this week's issue of the district's The Week in 62.4 Seconds.

Preparing for the Future

Tenth grade language arts students are preparing for their future careers by taking part in mock interviews. This lesson was highlighted in this week's issue of the district's The Week in 62.4 Seconds.

Solving a Mystery

Criminology students at WBLAHS - North Campus received hands-on learning when they were tasked with solving a mystery!

community members touring WBLAHS Field House

The White Bear Lake Area Educational Foundation hosted a fundraising breakfast in the White Bear Lake Area High School Union area. After enjoying a breakfast together and hearing district staff members describe ways the Foundation’s support has impacted various district programs and classrooms, attendees enjoyed tours of the completed portions of the building.


A Building Our Future Update 2023 video was recently created and shared out to the community. This fourth annual update video provides an overview of progress that has been made across the district since the comprehensive facilities review and planning work began in 2018 and the community supported the Building Our Future Bond Referendum in 2019.

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At December’s Regular School Board Meeting, representatives from the Be SMART awareness campaign and local law enforcement leaders presented information about a program developed to bring together parents and all adults concerned about kids, guns, and safety. The White Bear Lake Police Department, the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and White Bear Lake Area Schools are teaming up to share an important message about proper gun storage and safety.

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