First day of school: August 14. 8th, 10-12th & West Campus students start August 15.
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Sunset Hills Opens

Sunset Hills Elementary School has opened for Westside Community Schools students. The $13.8 million dollar project is on time and on budget, as promised to voters in 2015.

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Back-to-School Update Speeds School-to-Parent Contact

When a child has an emergency at school, parents want to be contacted immediately. That can be hard to do if we have inaccurate or outdated information for that student.

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Fall 2018 Activities Guide

There are activities taking place throughout the Omaha area, offering opportunities for Westside Community Schools students and families.

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NEW Snack List for 2018-2019 School Year

The Westside Safer & Healthier Foods Committee met this summer to revise the District Approved Snack List, now available for download to all families and staff.

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Important Dates at your Child’s School!

Parents and students are invited to Sneak-A-Peeks and Curriculum Nights throughout Westside Community Schools to learn more about the 2018-2019 school year.

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School Supplies Lists Now Available!

Principals throughout Westside Community Schools are sending out school supplies lists to help families determine how best to prepare their children for the 2018-2019 school year.

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Should your child stay home? We can help you decide!

Westside Community Schools asks for your help ensuring students are at #schooleveryday, and home healing when they are sick!

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Have you filled out your Back-To-School update?

The online Back-To-School Update needs to be completed by a parent/guardian every year for each Westside student in grades K-12.  This is also necessary if students are going to be eligible to use district technology (iPads and laptops). 

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District Moves Forward on Superintendent Search, Boundary Engagement Process

Two new, special sections on the Westside website are dedicated to updating our stakeholders, staff and families on the district Superintendent Search and Boundary Engagement Process.

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Sunset Hills Elementary Nearing Completion

Crews are hard at work at the new Sunset Hills Elementary, set to open to students and families next month.

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Upcoming Events

August 14

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

The Bond Oversight Committee will meet Tuesday, August 14 at 6:00pm at the ABC Administration Building. Meeting dates, times and reports are available to the public by clicking here.

August 14

First Day of School

Classes for the 2018-2019 school year officially begin on Tuesday, August 14th. Grades 8, 10-12, and West Campus students will begin classes on Wednesday, August 15th.

August 14

West Campus Open House

Westside High School – West Campus will hold an Open House for students and family members on August 14. Students can check out their learning space and meet their teachers from 8:00am-3:00pm.

August 17

Party On Pacific

The Westside Foundation hosts Party on Pacific on August 17 in the Westside Alumni House parking lot. This casual and fun back-to-school event will benefit students in Westside Community Schools through the Westside Foundation. The event is from 6:30-8:30, you must be 21 or over to attend.

August 17

55th Reunion for Class of 1963

All Class of ’63 alumni are invited to a weekend of 55th Reunion events August 17-18! Saturday August 17 at 6:00pm, you are invited to the Omaha Marriott at Regency. Saturday August 18, also at 6:00pm, all are invited to the Happy Hollow Club. For more information, email alumni@westide66.net.

August 20

Board of Education Meeting

A Board of Education meeting for Westside Community Schools will take place on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the ABC Building, 909 So. 76th St. Omaha, NE. There will be a public hearing immediately prior at 6:15 p.m. on a FY18 Budget Amendment.  Click here for the public hearing agenda.  Click here for the regular board meeting agenda.

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 )