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Legendary Westside Leader Remembered

District condolences are with the family and friends of Dr. Jim Tangdall, who died January 14. He served Westside Community Schools as a math teacher, basketball coach, principal and superintendent – devoting nearly 4 decades of his life to Westside.

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Kindergarten Enrollment for 2019-20 Now Open

2019-20 Kindergarten enrollment is underway. Click to learn more.

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Board Names Two Finalists for Superintendent

The Westside Community Schools Board of Education has selected two Superintendent finalists for the district.

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Invitation to Bid – Prairie Lane Elementary

Westside Community Schools is currently accepting submissions to bid for asbestos abatement at Prairie Lane Elementary School.

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January Awards and Honors

Help us congratulate and honor these outstanding staff members and students recognized for various achievements this month!

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January Construction Updates

Updates to construction work throughout the District as part of the 2015 Facilities Master Plan, and private projects.

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Boundary Engagement Process Update from Dr. McCann

Dr. Blane McCann offers an update on the Boundary Engagement Process, including the anticipated date he plans to share a recommendation with the Board of Education.

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Westside ACT Scores 1.4 Points Higher Than State Average

Dr. Mark Weichel, Westside Assistant Superintendent of Teaching & Learning, provides a summary of how our District did in latest ACT examinations, as well as analysis of those results.

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WHS Teacher Named Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year

Westside High School Business Teacher Jeanette Kleppinger has been named the 2018 Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year by the Nebraska Entrepreneurship Task Force.

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Board Approves Prairie Lane Concept Design

The Westside Board of Education has voted unanimously to approve a concept design for Prairie Lane Elementary School, undergoing extensive renovations and expansion beginning in Summer of 2019.

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Upcoming Events

January 11

Invitation to Bid – Prairie Lane Elementary

Westside Community Schools is currently accepting submissions to bid for asbestos abatement at Prairie Lane Elementary School. Please click here for the application and details. All applications must be submitted by January 30, 2019.

January 21

Board of Education Meeting

A Board of Education meeting for Westside Community Schools will take place on Monday, January 21, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the ABC Building, 909 So. 76th St., Omaha, NE.  Click here to view the agenda.  Click here for the executive summaries.  

January 22

8th Grade & Warrior Band Concert

All are welcome to the 2019 Winter 8th Grade & Warrior Band Concert. The performance will take place on January 22, beginning at 7:00pm at Westside High School.

January 26

Competition of Excellence

Show choirs from across the midwest will be at Westside High School on Saturday January 26 for the 2019 Competition of Excellence. The competition and performances will take place throughout the day; all are open to the public.

ELEMENTARY | Start 8:40 - Dismiss 3:30 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 3:00 )
MIDDLE SCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:15 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:44 )
HIGHSCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:10 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:50 )