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Alert for families: Is your child watching 13 Reasons Why?

Westside Community Schools offers resources and conversation starters for families to discuss teen suicide awareness and prevention.

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Westside Educator Named President of Nebraska Educational Technology Association

Dr. Matt Lee, Westside’s Coordinator of Technology Integration and Digital Content, has been elected President of the Nebraska Educational Technology Association.

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Westside Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Westside High School proudly announces the six newest members of the Athletics Hall of Fame. Three alumni, a coach, a community member and the 1976-1977 Westside Wrestling Teams will be honored at the Annual Westside High School Coaches Night of Distinction and Athletic Hall of Fame Induction on Friday May 5.

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Westside Towel Tradition Continues for Swim & Dive Program

For at least four decades, Westside’s swimmers and divers have wrapped themselves in tradition and school pride at every meet with embroidered towels continuing the legacy of this storied program.

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Westside Educator Named Nebraska’s 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

Allison Pontious, a 2nd grade teacher at Oakdale Elementary, has been named the 2017 PBS Digital Innovator of the Year for Nebraska.

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Simons Named Boys Varsity Basketball Coach

Westside High School is proud to announce Jim Simons as the next Head Coach of the WHS Boys Varsity Basketball program. Simons will take over for Brian Nemecek, who announced he was stepping down as coach earlier this year.

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Westside Educator Named Executive Director of Nebraska Association for the Gifted

Kristen Job, Westside’s Secondary Excellence In Youth Coordinator, has been named Executive Director for the Nebraska Association of the Gifted.

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WCS moving to electronic flyer distribution

Westside Community Schools will transition to an all-digital distribution system for information regarding external organizations and activities effective July 1, 2017.

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Limited option enrollment openings available in Westside Community Schools

Westside Community Schools is excited to announce a limited number of openings for new students in 2017-2018! Seats are available in grades K through 12.

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Westside Releases 2017-2018 Budget Report

Monday night, Westside Superintendent Dr. Blane McCann presented a 2017-2018 Budget Report to the Board of Education.

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Upcoming Events

April 28

Kindergarten Round-Up (Oakdale, Sunset Hills, Westgate)

Kindergarten students starting school in August 2017 are invited to Kindergarten Roun-Up at Oakdale, Sunset Hills and Westgate Elementary Schools on Friday April 28th. Please check with your child’s school to verify start and end times.

April 28

Rockbrook Elementary Field Day

Rockbrook Elementary’s annual Field Day will take place Friday April 28th from 5:00-7:00pm.

April 28

Underwood Hills Family Event

Join Underwood Hills Early Learning Center Friday April 28th from 6:30-8:00 PM.  There will be a silent auction to raise funds for the playground, a potluck meal, booths from The Big Garden Project, and activities from Lakeshore Learning.  Trees will be planted by Underwood Hills families at 7:00 PM.  

April 30

Westside High School ATSC Picnic

The annual picnic for Westside High School’s award-winning Amazing Technicolor Show Choir will take place Sunday April 30th from 6:00-8:00pm.

May 2

Mentor Recognition Event

Mentor Recognition Nacho Bar at Security National Bank, Tuesday May 2 4:30-5:30.  Please RSVP to Cristina Drelicharz by April 24 by emailing drelicharz.cristina@westside66.net.