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. The recommendation that has been discussed in recent months aligns with the District’s Strategic Plan and research on adolescent sleep.
The White Bear Lake Area School District recently approved a proposal related to school start and dismissal times to be implemented in the fall of 2021-22.
Key factors of the proposal include:
- The recommendation aligns with the District’s Strategic Plan.
- The proposed change aligns with research on adolescent sleep.
- The proposed change is consistent with a commitment the District made to the City of White Bear Lake and current WBLAHS - North Campus neighborhood residents to prioritize the mitigation of traffic impact.
- The proposed change would allow the District to run a more efficient, three-tiered transportation system.
Grade Level/School 2021-22 School Year
Preschool - Full-Day Half-Day schedule will be re-evaluated and shifted 7:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Elementary - Birch, Hugo, Oneka, Otter, Lakearies, Lincoln, Vadnais, Willow 7:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Elementary - Matoska 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Middle School - Central and Sunrise 9:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
High School - North Campus 8:25 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
High School - South Campus 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
High School - ALC 8:40 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
Transition Education Center
Transition Plus (8:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.)
TAPP (9:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.)
Project SEARCH (8 a.m. - 2 p.m.) 8:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.