Central Middle School's School Supply List for the 2021-22 school year is available here: Central School Supply List 2021-22.
Senior community members (age 65+) who live in the District are invited to participate in the Senior Activities Pass program and enjoy complimentary admission to school activities. Learn more.
White Bear Lake Area Schools are currently accepting enrollment for the 2021-22 school year. Families can choose traditional in-person school or the district's Distance Learning Academy.
Thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Nutrition Services is able to extend free meal pickup this summer to any child 18 and under who is not receiving meals during on-site programming. Meals are also available to persons with disabilities, over age 18, who participate in school programs for people who are mentally or physically disabled.
At the April 16, 2021 School Board Special Session, the School Board approved the School Start Time Change proposal to be implemented in the fall of 2021-22.
Key factors of the proposal include:
- Alignment with Strategic Plan.
- Alignment adolescent sleep research.
- Mitigation of traffic impact.
- A more efficient, three-tiered transportation system.
The 2021-22 Academic Calendar was approved at the January 11, 2021 School Board meeting.
The district recently mailed an end-of-the-year Bear's Update to all district residents.
In-person students' Chromebooks will be collected in their Mod 9 class on Thursday, June 10th. Distance Learning students will drop off Chromebooks in the Commons at CMS on June 14th or the Main Office on June 15th.
The 2021 Manitou Days Summer Festival is highlighting our student writers through a writing contest. This year's theme is “Bears Together”. To learn more please see this Informational Document.
CMS Students have been getting caught reading for I Love to Read Month! Here are some of the students who have "gotten caught": Get Caught Reading!
Visit Central's 2021-22 Course Registration website for information and instructions about registering for your child's 2021-22 courses.
Congratulations to CMS 7th grader Valerie Moen who was chosen as the district winner of the 2020-2021 Patriot's Pen Essay Contest!
Affordable school-linked mental health resources are available in the White Bear Lake school district. Talk with your school social worker, counselor or psychologist, or connect with the agencies on this brochure.
Principals, Board liaisons, district leaders and construction partners gathered recently to celebrate groundbreakings at construction sites currently underway throughout the district.
The projects include an additional gymnasium at the current South Campus; additions at Lincoln, Matoska International, Vadnais Heights and Willow Lane Elementary Schools; and a brand new Transportation Building.
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.