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WB 2020- 2021 Reopening Plan

The WB Board of Education has approved the 2020 - 2021 Reopening Plan.
This plan addresses state guidelines and expectations along with suggestions from other resources from the CDC, American Association of Pediatrics, and the Brown County Board of Health.
We will be asking parents to register their child for their learning option for the upcoming school year. You will find the School Option survey within Final Forms when you update your child's emergency medical forms and other annual sign offs.  Please fill out the survey once you've  reviewed the plan and understand the three options.  We appreciate your patience during this challenging time!

NOTICE:  AS OF THE GOVERNOR'S ORDER, MASKS / FACE COVERINGS ARE NOW REQUIRED FOR ALL PK-12 STUDENTS, VISITORS, AND EMPLOYEES ON OUR CAMPUSES.  
 
TRANSPORTATION CHANGES
Please make note of Transportation changes on page 8 of plan.
Students will have one pick up and one drop-off address per nine weeks.

Short Summaries of WB's 3 Learning Options 
 
Option 1 takes up most of the plan due to all the different areas in our buildings.  This is where the student comes back to school and is in classrooms learning.  It is strongly recommended for students to wear masks but it is not mandated.  WB will be providing washable WB masks for all students and employees.
 
Option 2 is our Blended Option which is when students are at home on a online program but with a WB teacher helping them through the program, assigning lessons, and giving instruction.  This option is only for K-4 students and is a one year committment just like a normal classroom at school.
 
Option 3 is our Virtual Option which we've had for many years.  This is a stand alone individualized program that students go through without a teacher.  We do require so manty lessons be completed each week.  There is a WB Virtual Coordinator that will assist the student's family in registering for the classes needed for their grade level or earn credits for graduation.  The family can choose at the end of each nine weeks whether to continue on this program or return to school.

Educational Choices are now closed for the 2020 -2021 school year.
Option 3 students will be able to return to school at the end of the nine weeks with a two week notice.
An email will be sent to Option 3 parents with a reminder.

Western Brown Cafeteria Notice

One question asked frequently by parents is, "What happens if my child forgets his/ her lunch?"  Or what happens if they forget their lunch money?  Please click here to find out more about this common issue. 
 
Funds can be added to your childs lunch account by sending a check or cash to school with your student or they can be added electronically by setting up an account at www.schoolpaymentportal.com  

Student Insurance

  Click here for the student insurance application.
 
Notice Concerning  coverage limitations and exclusions under the Ohio Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Act.
 
 

Participate in the Census!

 

WB Academic Hall of Fame

If you know someone who has excelled in their line of work or has been successful with their endeavors, and graduated from Western Brown or Hamersville (out of school for 10 years), then maybe they are a perfect candidate to be inducted in the Western Brown Hall of Fame.  We are currently accepting nominations for this prestigous recognition.  You can find the nomination form on the Academic Hall of Fame tab to your left.  

Bullying Report

Semi-Annually the Western Brown Local School District reports incidents of bullying.  The number of incidents in each building is listed for first semester of the 2019-2020

Mount Orab Elementary               0

Mount Orab Middle School         0
 
Hamersville Elm/Middle School  1
 
Western Brown High School        0 

School Calendars

 
2020 - 2021 School Calendar

 

WB Athletic Calendars

Support our Bronco teams at home and away! Bronco Schedules
 

WB Fine Arts Events Schedule

Click to View  Fine Arts Schedule
Upcoming Events
District Calendar

Important: Immunization Update for All 7th Graders & Seniors

New law requires all 7th graders and Seniors to be immunized.  Please see informational letters below.
 
Want more information about your child's schooling?
From Kindergarten registration requirements, state mandated assessments, to graduation requirements... click here for lots of resources for parents! 

WB, a No Drone Zone!

Western Brown Safety Plan Notification

Western Brown School District has reviewed and revised our School Emergency Operations Plan and as a result, we are making parents aware of the Parental Notification Procedures to be implemented in the event of an incident. This protocol can be found below and on our web site. Please make every attempt to keep your contact information current and notify the building secretary of any changes in your contact information.

Staff and Parental Notification Procedures:

In the event of an incident, communication will be provided through the one-call system to inform parents / staff and to provide additional information.  

Parents and staff, Pesticide Application notifications will be posted on the school's website under the Maintenance tab on the left hand side.
 
SAFE SCHOOLS ALERT 
Western Brown also offers the SafeSchools Alert, a tip reporting service that allows students, staff, and parents to submit safety concerns to our administration four different ways:
1.  Phone:  1-855-4ALERT1, ext 1116
2.  Text:  #1116 @tip+your tip to ALERT1 (252781)
3.  Email:  1116@alert1.us
4.  Web:  http:1116.alert1.us
 
You can easily report tips on bullying, harassment, drugs, vandalism or any safety issue you're concerned about through SafeSchools Alert.  When you submit a tip, be sure to use our district's identification code:1116.   Please refer the tip to the appropriate building and make sure your tip concerns a school issue.  Together we can make our district a safer place to work and learn!
 
 
 

Homeless: An Important Issue for All

Did you know that over 1.35 million children or 10% of all children in the US are considered homeless?  Its sad but true and 40% of those children are under the age of five.  Want to learn more about being homeless and what services exist for you, please click on the links below for more information.
 
 
 

Ohio's School Climate Guidelines

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