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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…

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  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,…

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 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 New Challenges and Solutions through Purposeful Strategic Intent

SIAC Meeting 9/26/16 Hoover Elementary School, Library 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm The SIAC was a posted meeting.   Mr. Hatfield welcomed and thanked those in attendance. He provided a quick overview and format for introductions. A handout for input and processing was distributed. Mr. Hatfield explained role and work of School Improvement Advisory Committee…

Read more 9/26/16 SIAC Minutes

The West Branch Board of Education, administration and staff have been focused on delivering outstanding learning experiences for your students. As you know, educational programs have changed significantly over the past few decades in response to research on how children learn. Your teachers have been working on collaborative, data-driven, technology-enhanced pedagogical strategies and professional growth.…

Read more WBCSD Facilities Improvement Information

The Board of Education, administrative team and our entire staff is excited to get the 2016 – 2017 school year started. As a “Future Focused Community of Learners” we have so much to celebrate! Many student-centered, strategic initiatives have been implemented over the past few years. Together, we have returned the District to its rightful…

Read more Welcome Back 2016-2017

Dear West Branch Community, Today’s article is the first in a series of three communications designed to update stakeholders regarding the ongoing strategic work happening in the West Branch School District. I hope you appreciate the factual, transparent information. School Budget: Tax Rate, Staffing and Programming Alignment Why Reinvest in School District Facilities? Why Blended…

Read more Superintendent's Report to Community, April 2016

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of the West Branch Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have any questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, Jessica Burger, Elementary Principal, 148 North Oliphant St., West Branch, IA 52358, 319-643-7211, jburger@west-branch.k12.ia.us

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