Parents of current 4th-8th graders: Interested in having your student attend a hands-on science trip to Florida in 2023? Come to the Parents Meeting on Tuesday, May 17th at 6:00 p.m. in room #221 of Bakken Elementary to find out more! For more information, visit or contact Meghan Clark at
about 14 hours ago, WBSD7
Splash into Science
How much sleep should your child be getting? Learn this and more about healthy sleep in this week's Partners in Health article, "Sleep is a Superpower for Super Days."
7 days ago, WBSD7
Sleep Super Power
Kindergarten Screening: We are having a Spring Session of Kindergarten Screening this year on May 17th, 18th, & 19th. Schools will contact the parents of upcoming kindergarten students who have already registered for school.
8 days ago, WBSD7
Kindergarten Screening
As Teacher Appreciation Week comes to an end, we want to say THANK YOU to all of our AMAZING teachers in the district. They say it takes special people to do the jobs that you do, and we couldn't agree more. We appreciate all of your hard work and dedication to our students.
11 days ago, WBSD7
Teacher Appreciation Week
The Summer After School Program is now open for registration for the 2022 summer sessions! This program is open for students entering 1st-6th grade in the Fall of 2022. Students will do daily activities and field trips such as Fort Buford, Minot Zoo, ARC, Trampoline Park, etc. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided. For more information and to print the registration forms, please visit For any questions about the Summer After School Program, please contact GNWEC at (701)609-5681 ext. 5 or email
11 days ago, WBSD7
Summer After School Program
The SEL word for May is Grit - I can, I will. Let's all show some grit as we finish the school year strong!
15 days ago, WBSD7
May SEL - Grit
An update from Lori Olson, Interim Superintendent: Lewis & Clark, Rickard, Hagan, McVay, Wilkinson, Bakken, ASB Innovation Academy, WMS, Del Easton, and WHS: School will be back in session tomorrow, April 26th. Round Prairie and Garden Valley: These schools will remain closed until electricity has been restored. We will continue to update parents daily. Missouri Ridge: Currently, there is no electricity, but power companies are working right now to get it up and running. We will update you as soon as we hear from the power company. Thank you for your understanding during this, and we look forward to having everyone back in class soon!
21 days ago, WBSD7
A message from Lori Olson, Interim Superintendent: Due to the many impacts of this recent snowstorm, we will be cancelling school for Monday, April 25, 2022. All buildings will be closed this day, and only our maintenance staff will be working during this emergency. Currently, electricity is down in all our buildings with no estimate of when it will be restored. The City of Williston has also informed us that they will not begin clearing school routes until Monday morning at the earliest. We will continue to monitor these situations and will let you know on Monday if school will be impacted again on Tuesday.
23 days ago, WBSD7
A message from Lori Olson, Interim Superintendent: It looks like Mother Nature is not done with us yet! The most recent forecast is projecting 12+ inches of snow through the weekend, and with that in mind, we will be keeping a close eye on the road conditions throughout town. We are planning on Monday being a regular school day, but if that changes, we will be notifying parents and staff Sunday evening.
24 days ago, WBSD7
Weather Alert
GREAT NEWS! Registration for the 2022-2023 School Year is open for all new and returning students. For more information, please visit Reminder: Registrations must be submitted before the first day of school.
27 days ago, WBSD7
2022-2023 Registration Open
Due to the current weather conditions, we will be dismissing all schools today, at 1:30 p.m. Buses will also run at 1:30 p.m. All athletic practices will be canceled today, 4/12/2022.
about 1 month ago, WBSD7
School Dismissed
Good afternoon WBSD7 Parents, With the possibility of a winter storm approaching our area, we wanted to let you know that we are keeping a close eye on the weather. As of right now, we are planning on running school as scheduled on Tuesday, 4/12/2022. Buses are also scheduled to run as normal. There will be no school for Teacher In-Service on Wednesday, 4/13/2022, and Easter Break beginning Thursday, 4/14/2022, through Monday, 4/18/2022. Students will return to school on Tuesday, 4/19/2022. If the situation changes, we will update parents through email, text, and on our District Facebook page ( Thank you, Lori Olson Interim Superintendent
about 1 month ago, WBSD7
4/11/2022 Letter
The SEL Word for April is Integrity - Doing the right thing, even when no one is looking.
about 2 months ago, WBSD7
Stress is something we all deal with in our daily lives, but you can make choices to help minimize it's impact on your health. This week's Partners in Health article, "How to diffuse stress in your life" will help you learn the symptoms of stress, how to reduce it, and when to seek help. Do you have suggestions for upcoming articles? Fill out our short survey on our Partners in Health page:
about 2 months ago, WBSD7
2022-2023 In-District Student Transfer Requests are now available! The transfer request form MUST be turned in by April 22, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact the enrollment department at or (701)572-1580. You can pick up a form at the District Office or online at:
about 2 months ago, WBSD7
22-23 Transfer Notice
Remember that Spring Break is next week! There will be no school March 14th - 18th. We hope everyone enjoys their break!
2 months ago, WBSD7
Spring Break
Parents & Guardians - please take a moment to complete the Parent Technology Survey. This information will help us gauge where we are at as a district, and how we can improve moving forward.
2 months ago, WBSD7
Parent Technology Survey
The SEL Word for March is Resilience. How do you overcome the unexpected?
3 months ago, WBSD7
March SEL
RETURN TO IN-PERSON LEARNING PLAN UPDATE: During today's Special School Board Meeting, changes were made to the Return to In-Person Learning Plan. If you have any questions about this, please contact Lynn Douglas MSN, RN - School Nurse Coordinator at or (701)572-1580.
3 months ago, WBSD7
Return to In Person Change
Today is National School Bus Driver Appreciation Day! We want to say THANK YOU to all of our bus drivers who safely transport our students every day!
3 months ago, WBSD7
Thank You  Bus Drivers