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Westside CAPS partners with ACE Mentor Program

Westside students will work to design part of an Omaha area middle school, thanks to a new partnership with ACE Mentor Omaha.

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Westside students promote kindness

Students at Prairie Lane, Loveland and Rockbrook Elementary Schools have a big assignment this week: they will participate in the Great Kindness Challenge.


Westside TeamMates Hopes To Impact More Students

Several Westside students are ringing in the new year with a special resolution: to gain more confidence and impact the world. Mentors with the TeamMates Mentoring Program are helping them achieve that goal.


Westside Middle School students win $5000 in Verizon App contest

The Computer Science Club at Westside Middle School has been named Best in Nebraska in a national competition through Verizon, an honor that means $5000, prizes and a chance to compete for the national award.


WCS Requesting Budget Feedback

Westside Community Schools invites all staff members, students, parents and community members to offer ideas regarding the 2017-2018 budget.


Kindergarten Round Up Dates Announced

Westside Community Schools has scheduled parent meetings and visitation dates for children who will begin Kindergarten in 2017-2018.


Westside Students Named High School Heisman Winners

Two Westside High School students, Zach McCarty and Reagan Jones, have been named Wendy’s High School Heisman School Winners.

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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.

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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.


Full Winter Concert Schedule Released

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


Upcoming Events

January 23

Swanson Elementary Design Input Session

Join District leadership and Project Advocates to learn more about the anticipated design and construction of the new Swanson Elementary School.  The community information session will take place Monday, January 23 at 6:30 at the ABC Administration building at 76th & Pacific.

January 26

Hillside Elementary STEAM Night

The Hillside Community Council will bring together STEAM-based vendors from across the Omaha area to teach students about Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics.  The event includes prizes and a CAPOW show at the end of the night.  January 26, 6:30-8:00 at Hillside Elementary School.  CLICK HERE for a printable flier

February 6

Board of Education Meeting

The next Board of Education meeting for Westside Community Schools will take place on Monday, February 6 at the ABC Building, 909 So. 76th Street.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.

February 13

WCS Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/Teacher Conferences for Westside Community Schools will take place February 13-15.  Please check with your child’s principal and teacher to determine when you will meet.

February 14

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Bond Oversight Committee will be Tuesday, February 14 at 6 p.m. at the ABC Building, 909 So. 76th Street.  The public is welcome to attend. Click here to view the agenda.  Click here for a list of meeting dates for 2016 and 2017.  Click here to view the December 13 meeting minutes.  Visit the District’s facilities website — ImagineADistrict.org — for more about bond projects.