New content on Nurse's Page. Please look at COVID Scenarios and video. https://www.westernbeaver.org/o/wbsd/page/coronavirus-resources--7
Tomorrow, Saturday, September 26th will be Fall Senior Day. Festivities will take place at 11:30am in the football stadium. All Senior members of Volleyball, Band, Cheer, and Football will be honored. Tickets will be distributed through coaches and sponsors. Each Senior will receive four tickets for the game. All underclassmen will receive two tickets. Kickoff for tomorrows game vs Ligonier Valley will be at 1:30 PM. Congratulations and best of luck to all!
It's time to get your flu shot! Contact your PCP, pharmacy, or clinic and get that done in next few weeks. It takes about 2 weeks to build up immunity. Please consider vaccinating the entire family this year !
WBSD will begin 4 day in-person school week beginning September 28th. Follow the link below for more details. https://5il.co/l4r4
Best of luck to the Middle School football team today vs Rochester. This is a home contest that will kick off at 4:30pm. Parents and family may attend, as we will be well under the 250 person limit. We ask that all spectators please obey the mask and social distancing mandates.
Congratulations to the Varsity and JV Volleyball Team on their sweep of South Side! Our next section match will be vs Union on 9/17. Parents can access this game via livestream on the Union Area High School YouTube channel.
A Day of Hope The Pittsburgh Steelers and Shell Polymers partner to bring a day of hope with free groceries for families in need. First come first served. https://5il.co/l2g3
South Side High School has allocated us 25 tickets to distribute to parents for Friday nights game. Administration will distribute those tickets to team members tonight based upon seniority and projected playing time. We will make every effort to have at least one parent in attendence for those players who are at the most risk for injury. Under the 250 person gathering guidelines, we understand it is a task to make sure that as many parents can attend as possible. A big thank you goes out to South Side for making these tickets available. Those who cannot attend can access the game on our facebook.com livestream located on the LPPACS and WB Athletics page.
ATTENTION: If planning to use a personal device to access the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Wireless Network, Western Beaver staff, Western Beaver students and guests will need to fill out the following 3 items: 1. Bring Your Own Device Form (an online form to gather information about your device) 2. BYOD Agreement 3. Technology Resource User Agreement These and more information can be obtained in the Fairview or high school office or at https://www.westernbeaver.org/o/high-school/page/technology-resources--37
If you have concerns about your child’s mental health as we return to school, please complete the Mental Wellness survey that is posted on the district’s website at the link below. Any responses will be confidential and read only by guidance counselors and administration. https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=rZmkgp4Pe0ubLa0eGJfUm_vSBUlq0ANFjs5cAVeAB0tUNUlNVjBKWjdMNjI0Tjg4N1I0NlVXUjJUWS4u
Superintendent's Letter to the community detailing the WBSD Educational Re-Entry Plan for the 2020-2021 school year: https://5il.co/ka7c
Pre-K Families, Letters regarding Pre-K orientation have been mailed home. It will be held Wednesday, August 26th, between 12:00pm-2:00pm.Students and families will be split into three small groups. In the letter you will find your child’s classroom assignment and also the session in which you will be able to meet your child’s teacher.
The districtwide community Zoom meeting of Monday, August 17th can be found at the following link: https://www.westernbeaver.org/o/wbsd/page/roadmap-to-2020-21-school-year
Please follow link below for updated health documents and guidance for reopening policies and procedures. https://www.westernbeaver.org/o/wbsd/page/coronavirus-resources--7
With new guidance and recommendations released this week from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the administrative team at Western Beaver is providing another opportunity for parents to attend a virtual Zoom meeting to discuss the district's updates to the reopening plan for the upcoming school year. The meeting will be held on Monday, August 17, at 5 pm via Zoom. If you wish to join the meeting, you must register by clicking on the link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kD1mKKLzSGqRLbhOoG6S9g
The recordings of the August 12 community Zoom meetings can be found at the following link: https://www.westernbeaver.org/o/wbsd/page/roadmap-to-2020-21-school-year
Building level administrators at Western Beaver are providing an opportunity for parents to attend a virtual Zoom meeting to discuss the specific details of each building’s reopening plan. Each building administrator will hold a separate meeting on Wednesday, August 12. Fairview will meet virtually at 4 PM. Please be sure to register at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_N_qolSjVTzuMe1Xfpf3JsA The Jr-Sr High will meet virtually at 5 PM. Please be sure to register at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DMIYricmSKWwWzzJpYYHEw
Western Beaver County School District One to One Technology Plan The WBCSD is offering a one to one technology plan for every student district-wide, grades K-12. For students in Grades K-3: It is assumed that all students will be participating and purchasing a device through the district’s technology service agreement of $50 for a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1” device. If you wish to purchase a personal device or have a financial hardship, please contact Mr. Busby at the Fairview Elementary office at 724.643.9680. For students in Grades 4-12: Each student will be required to have a device. The district provides the option for each student to purchase a device through the district’s technology service agreement. This agreement will allow each student to receive an HP Chromebook at an annual cost of $75 for the initial student and $35 for any additional student in the household. If you wish to purchase a yearly service agreement, please complete the form by accessing the link below or visiting westernbeaver.org. For any questions, please contact the high school office at 724.643.8500. https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=rZmkgp4Pe0ubLa0eGJfUm85E7_LNlIpDoLm8EXMLomVURFVHNkM3SU1PS0NFNU5ZNU9JTTRHSkdPVi4u
Just a reminder that PreK screening will be held July 27th-31st at Fairview Elementary School, at your assigned appointment time. Please remember to wear a mask and practice social distancing.
Community Zoom Meeting - Reopening of Schools When: Tuesday, July 28th at 5 PM Where: Zoom To register, click on the link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_u4m7mtOtSCOVNlMaW06oiQ
WB's Online Academy provides FULL-TIME, HYBRID AND SINGLETON ONLINE OPTIONS! See details and application here: https://www.westernbeaver.org/o/wbsd/page/wb-collaborative-online-academy
Pandemic Team meeting and July 15 board presentation: Response and Planning for 20-21 Return to School https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/800691/July_15_2020_Pandemic_Return_To_School_Pandemic_Models_and_Other_Presentations.pdf
Clicking the link below will take you to the WB Phased Reopening Health and Safety Plan. This is one step in the process of reopening our school for the 2020-2021 academic year. This plan will continue to change and evolve as the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to unfold over the next 6-8 weeks prior to the anticipated opening of school. Please continue to watch for any future updates that are posted to the website and app. https://www.westernbeaver.org/o/wbsd/page/phased-school-reopening-health-and-safety-plan-wbcsd
As the Western Beaver County School District continues to plan for the reopening of schools in the fall of 2020, obtaining data from district families remains a critical aspect of the process. Embedded in the link below, you will find access to a short survey that will give the district better insight on topics such educational delivery options, transportation plans and technology needs. You can access the survey at https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=rZmkgp4Pe0ubLa0eGJfUm85E7_LNlIpDoLm8EXMLomVUODZKNUZIQlZUTjJEQ09aRTRaUElBOEVTNi4u The district asks that you please review and complete the survey by Friday, July 17th at 3pm. Failure to complete the survey will result in your child automatically being scheduled in a traditional classroom setting. We appreciate your patience, cooperation and insight as we begin to finalize our plans for public release.
Please visit our Roadmap to 20-21 pages on the district website for information regarding the return to school and activities. Check back in often as items are subject to change. https://www.westernbeaver.org/o/wbsd/page/roadmap-to-2020-21-school-year
Congratulations and best of all wishes to the WBHS graduating class of 2020! Click here for some highlights from graduation night: https://youtu.be/GrlX0jQNPXc
Pre-K Screening is July 27th - July 31st. Please remember to return Pre-K enrollment packets and include a copy of your child's immunizations. Packets are due June 30th.