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White Bear Lake Area Schools
4855 Bloom Avenue
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
Phone: 651-407-7500

School Board Meeting videos
Video and audio files of the White Bear Lake Area School Board meetings can be found here.

The Week in 62.4 Seconds

These videos are shared out every Friday on the District's Facebook and Twitter pages throughout the school year. Find previous 2018-19 versions of the The Week in 62.4 Seconds videos here.

Emergency School Closings
How do we know if school is closed? Watch this video for tips on schools closings, early dismissals and late starts. For more information, click here.

2019 BearPower Breakaway Family Bike Ride
Check out this fun video highlight welcoming families and community members to pedal away and enjoy the free BearPower Breakaway Family Bike Ride at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 at Otter Lake Elementary!

2019 Costa Rica Trip

Enjoy this fun video highlight of the 2019 middle school Week Without Walls trip to Costa Rica. Go Bears!

2019 Spring Break

Check out this video of Bear wishing students a great Spring Break!

Where Bears Begin
Learn about "Where Bears Begin" in the district's Early Childhood Program, which offers families opportunities in inclusive Early Childhood Family Education and Preschool classes throughout the district.

WBLAHS experience
Learn about the White Bear Lake Area Schools High School program. Thank you to our student narrator, who tells the story of the great opportunities available to our high school students, including a supportive environment, College and Career options, and a variety of student activities!

Elementary program
Learn about the White Bear Lake Area Schools Elementary program. The video highlights the district's expanded learning opportunities, including world language and partnerships, and the strong sense of community at each of our schools.

Middle school program

Learn about the White Bear Lake Area Schools Middle School program. The video highlights the district's unique 6-8 grade offerings with a focus on students designing their own future, having respect for diversity, and happily serving others.

'Twas the Time for Winter Break 2018
For those who wonder what Bear will be up to during the upcoming 2018 Winter Break, please enjoy this video and see how much the students will be missed!

2018 BearPower Homecoming 6.24K Family Fun Walk/Run
Check out this video to learn more about the FREE BearPower Homecoming 6.24K Family Fun Walk/Run, open to all families!

Student Well-Being Tip Line
Learn more about the Student Well-Being Tip Line, which is an electronic form available to report concerns regarding a student's well-being: mental health, chemical use, social isolation, bullying, harassment, etc.

Future in Focus
Hear how the Strategic Plan is shaping the future of White Bear Lake Area Schools. This video debuted at the 2018 Convocation - Future in Focus event, where all staff members were welcomed back and celebrated the start of the 2018-19 school year.

2018 Convocation - full video

Thank you to Suburban Community Channels for capturing this video of the entire 2018 Opening Convocation event.

What Does it Mean to be a White Bear Grad?
This video highlights the 2018 Graduates answering the question, "What Does it Mean to be a White Bear Grad?"

2018 White Bear Lake Area High School Graduation

Thank you to Suburban Community Channels for capturing the 2018 White Bear Lake Area High School Graduation Ceremony!

2018 AVID
Hear from families and district representatives, as they share their positive experiences with AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination).

The White Bear Lake Area Schools Strategic Plan
During the 2017-18 school year, more than 200 volunteers came together for the Strategic Planning process to develop our beliefs, mission and objectives and landed on eight important strategies that are explained in this video.

Thank You 2017-18 Retirees
Congratulations and thank you to the 2017-18 retirees for their collective total of 858 years of service!

2018 Excellence Event - full video
Thank you to Suburban Community Channels for capturing the 2018 Excellence Event.

Donatelli's Takeover
This video highlights a partnership between Willow Lane Elementary and Donatelli's...fifth graders are taking over the restaurant over the lunch hour on Tuesdays through February!

Respect 2017
Students at Central Middle School share a special reminder about what it means to be respectful and why everyone deserves to be treated with kindness.

Strong Schools, Strong Community, Strong Tomorrows
These levy renewal videos showcase the district's strong schools, community and tomorrows. Enjoy!
Strong Schools, Strong Community, Strong Tomorrows

Strong Schools

Strong Community

Strong Tomorrows

Meet our new principals
White Bear Lake Area Schools is excited to welcome new principals to the district's team:
Birch Lake Elementary Principal Jonathan Luknic

Otter Lake Elementary Principal Cynthia Mueller

South Campus Principal Don Bosch and North Campus Principal Alison Gillespie

Defining "Strong"

White Bear Lake Area School Board members define Strong Schools, Community, Tomorrows, with the help of students.

2017 Convocation Event - full video

Thank you to Suburban Community Channels for capturing the excitement at the Strong Schools, Strong Community, Strong Tomorrows Convocation Event.

What's in a name?
Wondering how to pronounce the new superintendent's name, Dr. Wayne Kazmierczak? We've got you covered.

Superintendent 2017
As we begin the 2017-18 school year, we hope you take a minute or two to enjoy this video and learn a bit about our new superintendent, Dr. Wayne Kazmierczak.

Afternoon Programming for Middle School

Middle school students can participate in FLEX, an opportunity for students to earn academic support, enjoy a variety of activities, and (most importantly) have fun!

The Importance of Screening at 3

Learn more about the district's Early Childhood Screen at Three services.

The Importance of Reading Proficiency

Hear from third grade students and teachers about their experiences of reading together, analyzing texts, and collaborating to create a habit of reading.

Unity Day Anti-Bullying Video (GTN )
This video begins with an important fact: one out of four students reports being bullied during the school year. GTN created this video promoting Unity Day and anti-bullying throughout schools and communities.


Nutrition Services
Learn how our Nutrition Services department is providing students with fun and delicious food choices.

A Day in the Life of a Bear

This video takes the audience on a journey through "A Day in the Life of a Bear."

Art in Elementary Program

For the past eight years, the White Bear Lake Area Schools and the White Bear Center for the Arts have engaged in an innovative partnership which provides professionally taught art lessons to all elementary students K-12.

Digital Access Initiative

WBLAS Superintendent Dr. Michael Lovett joined Ramsey Count Library Director Susan Nemitz and Ramsey County Commissioner MaryJo McQuire for a one-day White House conference to discuss the ConnectED Library Challenge.

Go Bears!

Many languages, one meaning - go bears! This video was shown during the District's 2015 Convocation event to showcase the many languages spoken here at White Bear Lake Area Schools.

WBLAHS Writing Center

Learn about the White Bear Lake Area High School Writing Center in the video below!


Watch these videos featuring interviews, photos and videos centered on our partnership with BearPower

WBLAHS Theatre Program

See a behind-the-scenes video glimpse of the White Bear Lake Area High School Theatre Program!

Service projects

Watch and learn about the many service projects happening at our schools!

Integral partnerships

Learn about White Bear Lake Area Schools' many unique and integral partnerships.

Elementary World Language Program

Learn about the district's K-5 Elementary World Language Program. Vadnais Heights and Lincoln Elementary offer K-5 students Chinese, and Spanish is taught K-5 to students at the remaining district elementary sites.

WBLAHS Student Intro

Enjoy this video that WBLAHS - North Campus students and staff members created to guide next year's 9th grade students through the high school building and "show them the ropes."

White Bear Lake Educational Foundation

Learn about the opportunities made available to our students and families through the generous support of the White Bear Lake Area Educational Foundation!

White Bear Nation
Hear first-hand from WBLAHS students what it's like to "Be a Bear!" in service to others and as a member of White Bear Nation. This video series was honored with a 2013 state Award of Excellence.

Legacy, Commitment and Promise

The District received awards from the Minnesota Association of Government Communicators and the National School Public Relations Association for the Legacy, Commitment and Promise videos linked below. The videos debuted at the district's 2012 Opening Convocation event.
Part 1

Part 2

Part 3


Enjoy a few informational videos showcasing our elementary opportunities.

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