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A Tradition of Excellence
Welcome to Westside Community Schools, located in the heart of Omaha Nebraska. Westside is a nationally-acclaimed public school district - one of the very best in the United States. Our superior staff, administration and Board of Education are committed to excellence in education for all students. Westside Community Schools provides high academic and behavioral expectations in a caring, friendly environment. We are proud of our strong record of success.
Our Vision

We relentlessly pursue innovative educational ideals and promise to personalize learning for every student. We invite the challenge of developing a community of learners who embrace a broader, richer definition of success.

Westside Board of Education Meeting
The Board of Education of School District 66, Douglas County, will meet at the ABC Building, 909 South 76th Street on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Click here to view the agenda.  
Open Enrollment Begins November 1st
Open enrollment for the 2015-16 school year begins November 1, 2014 and ends March 15, 2015.  Applications will be available on the District website beginning November 1st.  Contact Julie Thacker at 402-390-2107 after Nov. 1 with any questions. 
A list of frequently asked questions can also be found here.  
Imagine a District
Westside Community Schools is currently engaged in a large-scale project to modernize and re-shape its facilities to better serve its faculty and students as the District meets the challenges of delivering and receiving uniquely individualized education in an increasingly global and interconnected world.  More information is available at ImagineADistrict.org.  An online comment form is also available.  

This short video captures how Westside Community Schools is looking ahead to meet
the educational needs of current and future students. 

Imagine a District from Westside Community Schools on Vimeo.


Happening in Our District
Westside High Students Learning Medical Technology
Eighteen Westside High School students began an online medical terminology class at Nebraska Methodist College on Oct. 20. The students are part of the new Capstone Program in the health sciences career cluster, which was made possible by the Youth Career Connections grant that the district received last spring from the Departments of Labor and Education.
Cabaret Night 2014 Takes Place Nov. 9
Cabaret Night is an evening of musical performances by Westside High School’s vocal music students. The annual event, held in Westside’s auditorium, will take place Sunday, Nov. 9, and show times are 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Proceeds directly support Westside’s vocal music students.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for Westside High School students.  Tickets will be for sale to the general public and students outside the Westside High School Bookstore on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 6 and 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
(Photo by Westside Wired) 
WMS SkillsUSA Club Holds Trunk-or-Treat
The Westside Middle School SkillsUSA Club held a Trunk-or-Treat for Westside Community Schools staff and their families on Oct. 27.  A variety of Westside Middle and High School clubs took part.  A great slideshow of the event can be seen by following this link.  
 
Habitat for Humanity Receives Donation from WMS
The Westside Middle School SkillsUSA Club recently held a fundraiser benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Omaha.  From Sept. 22 though Oct. 3, SkillsUSA Club members collected money before school and raised more than $600.  The money will go directly towards the cost of building decent, affordable housing in the Omaha metropolitan area.
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