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High school students in Distance Learning model starting November 17. Elementary and Middle School students in the Distance Learning model starting Monday, Nov. 30. There will be no school for Elementary and Middle School students on Monday, Nov. 23 and Tuesday, Nov. 24 (there will be no in-school or at-home learning) to transition to distance learning.

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The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) has named White Bear Lake Area Schools Superintendent Dr. Wayne Kazmierczak as the 2021 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year. Dr. K was selected for this honor by a panel of representatives from a variety of Minnesota education organizations. Nominees are evaluated on how each candidate demonstrates leadership for learning, communication skills, professionalism, and community involvement.

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Families, staff and community members are invited to share back-to-school pictures, along with why they are excited for the school year, on Facebook with a #BackToSchoolBears hashtag to have a chance at being featured in the Community e-Newsletter.

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As the district continues the planning process for the new elementary school in Hugo and the new unified high school, an important component of the design and construction phases is to have a principal named for each building so that key decisions can be made to ensure a successful opening. 

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The White Bear Lake Area School District is pleased to announce that Dr. Alison Gillespie has been chosen to serve as the new Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning, a position that will be vacated when current Assistant Superintendent Sara Paul steps into the role of Superintendent at North Branch Area Public Schools.

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