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Meredith Chambers

Oakdale Teacher Named STEM Fellow

Westside Community Schools educator Meredith Chambers has been selected as a STEM Fellow by the Nebraska Department of Education.

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Amy Falcone

Westside Educators Honored

Teacher Leader Amy Falcone has been awarded one of only two 2014 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching in the state of Nebraska; Elementary Teacher Marlo Tomich is a 2016 finalist.

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New Partnership Will Address Mental Health

Westside Community Schools is now partnering with Children’s Behavioral Health at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center to address the mental health needs of learners and families across our District.

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Parents: Talk Stranger Danger

Omaha Police are encouraging parents across the city to talk to their children about stranger danger.

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Board Accepting Applications For Vacant Seat

The Westside Community Schools Board of Education is accepting applications from District residents interested in serving on the Board of Education to fill a vacancy.

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Upcoming Events

August 15

Board of Education Meeting

The next Board of Education meeting for Westside Community Schools will take place on Tuesday, September 6 at the ABC Building, 909 South 76th Street.  The public is invited to attend. The budget amendment public hearing will begin at 6:15 p.m  Click here for the agenda.  The regular board meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.  Click here to view the agenda.  Click here for the executive summaries.  Click here for the list of regularly scheduled meetings for summer 2016 and the 2016-17 school year.

August 17

Board Information Session

A meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the ABC Building, 909 S. 76th St., to provide members of the Westside Board of Education with information about upcoming construction projects. A quorum may or may not be present. No official board action will be taken.

August 18

Leadership Workshop

Members of the Westside Board of Education will meet to participate in a board workshop scheduled for August 18 at 5 p.m. in the Marcotte Room and August 19 at 8:30 a.m. in the Marcotte Room at the Lied Center Lodge in Nebraska City, Nebraska.  No board action will be taken.  The meeting is open to the public.  Click here to view the agenda.

September 13

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Bond Oversight Committee will be Sept. 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. Minutes of the BOC’s July meeting are available here.

November 3

Lighthouse Leader/Hall of Fame Evening

The Westside Community Schools Lighthouse Leader/Hall of Fame evening takes place on Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6 p.m. social/6:45 p.m. dinner.  The event takes place at the Happy Hollow Club, 1701 South 105th Street.