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Notice and Advertisement for Bids

Posted May 25, 2018 at 10:36 am

Click to download Legal Bid Notice-Doc 0130-2018 Roof Projects

Notice to Bidders/Public Hearing for Poplar St. Improvements

Posted May 10, 2018 at 10:59 am

Click to download Notice to Bidders_Public Hearing

Graduation Rates, April 2018 Report

Posted April 13, 2018 at 2:12 pm

West Branch Community School District April, 2018 Dear Superintendent Kevin Hatfield Graduation Rates, 2016 (5 Year) / 2017 (4 Year): The Department reports both a four-year and five-year cohort graduation rate. The four-year cohort graduation rate is calculated for the class of 2017 by dividing the number of students in the cohort who graduate with a… Read more

Graduate Surveys

Posted April 3, 2018 at 4:21 pm

IA West Branch Postgraduate Comparison (2011-2015) IA West Branch (2013-2017 Exit) IA West Branch Culminating Comparison (2011-2012)

School Communications Regarding Threat

Posted March 1, 2018 at 3:15 pm

Dear Parents and Community, Leaders in the West Branch Community School District in cooperation with the West Branch Police Department have completed the investigation related to a threatening message found in our high school on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.  The district and police have received a confession from an identified suspect. The individual and their… Read more

ACE Building Report

Posted January 19, 2018 at 3:26 pm

  Progress continues on district’s specialized multiuse building that is part of a larger, future “sports complex” design for the high school. We are hopeful of having a “grand opening” in early March! The building will have: 30 yards of turf surface, restrooms, custodial closet, small meeting rooms, a small office area, an ice machine,… Read more

Butch Pedersen, 2016-17 NFHS Football Coach of the Year

Posted January 14, 2018 at 3:11 pm

Congratulations to Coach Butch Pedersen for being recognized 2016-17 National Federation of State High School Associations’ (NFHS) Football Coach of the Year. Iowa City Press-Citizen: Butch Pedersen’s decorated career has delivered a bevy of memorable wins and coaching accolades. The veteran West Branch head man has added another. Thursday, Pedersen was named the national high school… Read more

School Improvement Advisory Committee

Posted January 4, 2018 at 5:20 pm

Dear Parents, Staff and Community Stakeholders, On Monday, January 22, 2018, the West Branch Community School District will be holding a School Improvement Advisory Committee (SIAC) meeting. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the Hoover Elementary School Library. All members of the community, parents, students and staff are invited to… Read more

Superintendent Report to Stakeholders, January 2018

at 5:13 pm

Happy New Year! As we enter into the second semester of the school year, it is encouraging to see the progress the West Branch Community School District is making on important initiatives. Here are a few of our recognized strengths: One of the highest graduation rates in the region. (96% – 98% annually) One of… Read more

Superintendent Update: November, 2017

Posted November 20, 2017 at 10:51 am

It is hard to believe that we are fast approaching Thanksgiving.  It has been great to see the students engaged in their learning and so many activities. First semester district assessments and conferences have been completed. Thank you for your support of the teaching and learning happening in our schools. New Board: New Board members… Read more

Superintendent’s Report to the Community, Nov. 2017

Posted November 9, 2017 at 4:47 pm

Click Supt Report to the Community Nov. 2017  for the pdf version of this document.  

Superintendent’s Report to the Community, Summer 2017

Posted July 14, 2017 at 4:28 pm

  Click Supt Report to the Community Summer 2017 for the pdf version of the document.  

New Challenges and Solutions through Purposeful Strategic Intent

Posted May 31, 2017 at 10:25 am

 West Branch Community School District’s Vision: A Future Focused Community of Learners Mission: Preparing Students to Live and Learn with Passion and Purpose Destination: All Students are Career and College Ready (Adopted, 2014, SIAC)   W.B.C.S.D. Core Values and Beliefs We believe our students need global, project-based, technology enriched, personalized learning experiences. We believe our… Read more

The Round-Up of the Guacamole Queens

Posted May 4, 2017 at 3:17 pm

Big Blast

Posted April 21, 2017 at 8:27 pm