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October 2018
An Exceptional Place to Learn!


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My name is John Thomsen and it is a pleasure to serve as the District Administrator for the School District of Whitefish Bay. 
In the October 2018 E-News we will be updating you on our annual host school reports, student engagment and our SEL work.  Also included are several "high traction" Facebook postings from the month of September.  

On behalf of our students and team members thank you for your ongoing support.

Dr. John W. Thomsen
District Administrator


The Journey of Continuous Improvement  

Each of our schools has  a School Improvement Plan aimed at ensuring an aligned and collective commitment around all students learning and growing in a supportive and caring environment.  We invite you to come hear each school's story on how they approach this important work at our Annual Host School Reports.  

Richards - 7 PM on November 14
Cumberland - 7 PM on December 12
Whitefish Bay Middle School - 7 PM on January 9
Whitefish Bay High School - 7 PM on February 13

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What is Student Engagement?  

Student engagement generally refers to the degree of attention, curiosity, interest, optimism, and passion that students show when they are learning or being taught, which extends to the level of motivation they have to learn and progress in their education.  Education Reform 2016 

Coming soon - student engagement throughout the District.  
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  Middle School  
What is SEL?  

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. CASEL

How is the District attending to SEL?
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  High School
Salute! to Memorable Facebook Posts
*Note the below are Facebook images-- please visit us on Facebook for the full post.
District Congrats to Alumnus Na'al Scoggins Pursuing his Medical Degree
RI 5th Graders Welcome K4 Students on Their First Day
MS 6th Grade Students Work on 1 to1  Chrombooks
HS Welcomes AFS Students
CU First Day Snapshots
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What do you think?

This e-newsletter is one of several ways the district works toward comprehensive  communications with the community. 

We would love your feedback!  Please email us to tell us what you think about this issue.


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