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NO SCHOOL Tuesday, January 17


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.

Preston Noll

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.

Photo courtesy the Associated Press

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.


Westside Early Childhood Center Seeking ‘Peer Models’

Westside Community Schools is looking for children ages 3-5 to learn alongside children with disabilities in a new Early Childhood Special Education classroom.


Westside students eligible for Red Cross ‘Heroes’ Contest

The American Red Cross invites all Westside students in grades 5-8 to enter the My Hero Essay Contest.


Westside students to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Three Westside students will perform on national TV in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.


Upcoming Events

January 16

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.  Click here to view the agenda.  Click here for the executive summaries.

January 23

Swanson Elementary Community Information 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 Adminstration 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 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.