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District watching weather for weekend events

The Scholastic Awards Ceremony at Westside High School has been canceled for 2/24/18 due to weather. It is rescheduled for 3/3/18 at 1:45pm.

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Safety Planning and Prevention in the Westside Community Schools

Please read this important message regarding school safety from Alan Bone, Westside Director of Student Services.

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WHS Math Educator named Westside Teacher of the Month

Ben Baber, Math Teacher at Westside High School, has been named February Teacher of the Month for Westside Community Schools.

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Belinda Westfall named Prairie Lane’s next principal

Westside Community Schools is happy to share that Belinda Westfall has verbally accepted the position as Prairie Lane Principal for the 2018-2019 school year. Current principal Beth Welke will retire at the end of this school year.

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A message from Dr. McCann regarding school safety

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School Boundaries

The Westside Community has long valued small class sizes and neighborhood schools.  In an effort to balance our enrollment after the completion of construction at Sunset Hills (and the long-anticipated addition of another section of K-6 classrooms to manage bubble classes), the Board of Education and administration have been contemplating moving our elementary attendance boundaries to further those goals.

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Preschool Peer Models Wanted

Peer models serve as models of age-appropriate cognitive and pre-academic skills, language skills, social-emotional skills, behavior, and fine and gross motor skills.  Peer models attend free of charge.

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4 Candidates Advance To May Election For Westside School Board

Sean Conway, Doug Krenzer, Steven Taylor and Meagan Van Gelder have been selected by District 66 voters as the four candidates who will advance to the May election for the Westside Board of Education.

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Westside Hires New Volleyball Coach

Westside High School has named Korrine Bowers as the new Head Coach of the Varsity Volleyball program.

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January Westside Pride now available!

The January edition of Westside Pride, the official district newsletter for Westside Community Schools, is now available.

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Upcoming Events

February 22

Invitation to Bid

Vrana Construction will oversee the construction of Swanson Elementary School, 8601 Harney Street, Omaha, NE.  Bids are being accepted for the following: Sitework, Grading, Demolition, Concrete, Masonry, Steel, Carpentry, Casework, Roofing, Curtain Wall & Storefront, HM Doors & Frames, Metal Stud Assemblies, Flooring, Painting, Accessories, Food Service Equipment, Fire Suppression, Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical, Communications, Data, Fire Alarm, and Card Access/Monitoring.

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February 22

NSAA Swimming & Diving State Championships

Westside High School Swim & Dive teams will compete at the 2018 NSAA State Championships Thursday, February 22 – Saturday, February 24. The location will be determined at a later date.

February 24

NSAA Boys Basketball Districts

The Westside Boys Varsity Basketball team will compete in NSAA District competition Saturday, February 24 and Monday, February 26. Please check back for site and game time.

February 26

Request for Proposal: Student Management System Transition

Westside Community Schools (WCS) is seeking proposals for a qualified firm to transition the technical maintenance, ongoing support, and complete master scheduling development of its existing Student Management System (SMS).  Proposals will be received through March 19, 2018 by 2PM.  Click here for details.

February 27

District Strings Solos & Ensemble Concert

Westside student musicians from across District 66 will share their talents in the District Strings Solos & Ensemble Concert on Tuesday, February 27 at Westside Middle School. The concert begins at 6:30pm and is 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 2:45 )
HIGHSCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:10 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:50 )