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Preston Noll

Westside Student Earns Perfect ACT Score

Preston Noll, a senior at Westside High School, achieved a perfect ACT score on the Fall 2016 round of examinations.

Photo courtesy the Associated Press

Westside grad nominated US Deputy Commerce Secretary

President Elect Donald Trump has nominated Westside High graduate Todd Ricketts to be America’s next Deputy Commerce Secretary.


Westside Early Childhood Center Seeking ‘Peer Models’

Westside Community Schools is looking for children ages 3-5 to learn alongside children with disabilities in a new Early Childhood Special Education classroom.


Westside students eligible for Red Cross ‘Heroes’ Contest

The American Red Cross invites all Westside students in grades 5-8 to enter the My Hero Essay Contest.


Westside students to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Three Westside students will perform on national TV in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.


Full Winter Concert Schedule Released

Please check out the Westside Community Schools Winter Calendar for concerts and events and support these talented students!


Westside Wins Third Straight Cycling Championship

Westside’s Cycling Team wins a third straight state championship, helping add to growing momentum behind a network created by local teachers.


WHS Student Athlete Qualifies for Nationals

Milo Greder, a Westside High School student athlete and Iowa State University commit, has qualified for the Nike Cross Country National Competition.

Nathan Wallace

WHS Student Selected For National Honor Choir

Westside High School senior Nathan Wallace has been selected for the National Honor Choir, a first for the District.

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Westside Students Experience Election Day

Schools and teachers throughout Westside Community Schools helped students learn about democracy, voting and politics by organizing Election Day 2016 events.


Upcoming Events

November 29

District Jazz Band Concert

Student musicians from throughout Westside Community Schools will perform in the District Jazz Band concert at 7:00 pm at Westside High School.

December 1

5th & 6th Grade Band Concerts

5th and 6th grade band students from across Westside Community Schools will join to present a concert for the public at Westside Middle School.  Thursday, December 1: Loveland, Swanson and Prairie Lane.

December 10

Rising Stars Show Choir Camp

Westside’s Amazing Technicolor Show Choir invites all students grades 4-6 to join them for a vocal and dance workshop, followed by a performance the same day.  Saturday December 10th 8:30am-3:00pm. CLICK HERE for more information.

December 12

Board of Education Meeting

The next Board of Education meeting for Westside Community Schools will take place on Monday, December 12 at the ABC Building, 909 South 76th Street. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.  The agenda includes a ‘Big Idea’ forum, allowing for and encouraging feedback regarding upcoming budget planning.

December 13

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Bond Oversight Committee will be Tuesday December 13.  All BOC meetings will be at 6 p.m. at the ABC Building, 909 S. 76th St. The public is welcome. 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. Bond Oversight Committee meeting minutes from October 11, 2016 can be viewed HERE: WCS BOC Meeting Minutes – October 2016