Oakdale Elementary Open House: Thursday, December 14 from 5:30-7:00pm
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Camp Westside scheduled for Summer 2018

Camp Westside Early Childhood Centers will host a summer program for school-age children during the summer of 2018.

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10 students move forward in State Geography Bee competition

During the week of Dec. 4, all 10 Westside elementary schools held a School Geography Bee.  This was the first round in the 30th annual National Geographic Bee, a geography competition designed to inspire and reward students’ curiosity about the world.  

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Westside Foundation to open new childcare center

The Westside Foundation will open a new child care center in 2019 for up to 100 students inside what is now Countryside Church.

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2018 Caucus Date, Rules Set

The 2018 Caucus to elect Westside Board of Education members will be held Thursday, February 1, 2018, at Westside High School, 8701 Pacific St.

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Leaders, Community Members Discuss School Boundaries

Westside Community Schools leaders and community members have initiated meetings to discuss school boundaries, planning that will continue throughout December.

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Oakdale Open House Set For December 14

The public is invited to tour the brand new Oakdale Elementary, Thursday December 14th from 5:30pm – 7:00pm.

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November Westside Pride newsletter now available!

We hope you enjoy the November edition of Westside Pride, the District e-newsletter for Westside Community Schools.

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Whole Foods Market Donates Thousands To Oakdale Community Club

Whole Foods Market presents Oakdale Elementary’s Community Club with more than $3,700, after choosing the Westside Community Schools organization as its final 2017 5% Community Support Day beneficiary.

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6th Grader Leads Westside’s Best Spellers in District Competition

Brandon Moore, 6th Grader at Rockbrook Elementary, will represent Westside Community Schools at the Omaha World Herald’s Midwest Spelling Bee in Spring 2018. Brandon won the Westside District Spelling Bee Friday, beating out the 30 best spellers throughout all elementary schools and Westside Middle School.

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Oakdale Special Education leader named November Teacher of the Month

Jen Borges, Special Education Teacher at Oakdale Elementary, has been named November Teacher of the Month for Westside Community Schools.

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Upcoming Events

December 4

Westside Accepting Letters of Intent for Board of Education

Westside Community Schools will hold a Caucus to select up to four candidates for two positions on the Westside Community Schools Board of Education. The names of up to four persons who receive the most votes will be placed on the ballot at the statewide primary election on May 15, 2018. The two candidates receiving the most votes on May 15th are elected to the Board of Education.

Any registered voter residing in District 66 who wishes to run for the Westside Board of Education may do so by submitting a written letter of intent to run, by Dec. 29th at 4 p.m. to:  Superintendent’s Office, ABC Building, 909 S 76th Street, Omaha NE 68114. The letter of intent should include the candidate’s full legal name, address and status as a registered voter. Candidates whose letters of intent are received by the December 29th 4 p.m. deadline will be included in pre-Caucus press releases and events, and their name will be pre-printed on the Caucus ballot. Those not submitting a letter of intent by the deadline must proceed through the nomination process at the Caucus (See Caucus Rules).

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December 12

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Bond Oversight Committee will be Tuesday, December 12 at 6 p.m. at the ABC Building, 909 So. 76th Street.  The public is welcome to attend.  Click here to view the agenda.  Click here for a list of meeting dates for 2016 and 2017.  Visit the District’s facilities website — ImagineADistrict.org — for more about bond projects.

December 12

Behavioral Health Seminar: Trauma

Westside Community Schools and Childrens Behavioral Health are offering free parent seminars, featuring experts from Children’s Hospital & Medical Center. All are welcome. December’s session on trauma begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, December 12 at Westside’s Center for Advanced Professional Studies, in the lower level of 3534 South 108th Street.

December 12

Westside Connection & Jazz Band Concert

Westside Middle School’s performance choir, Westside Connection, will present a performance with the WMS Jazz Band on Tuesday December 12 at Westside Middle School. The show begins at 7:00pm and is open to the public.

December 14

Oakdale Elementary Open House

Oakdale Elementary will open to the public for the first time on Thursday December 14th! Everyone is welcome to tour Westside’s new elementary school in a public Open House from 5:30-7:00pm. Oakdale is located at 9801 West Center Road.

ELEMENTARY | Start 8:40 - Dismiss 3:30 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 3:00 )
MIDDLE SCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:15 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:45 )
HIGHSCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:10 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:50 )