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Now Accepting Summer Activities Guide Submissions

This year, Westside Community Schools will once again share a compilation of summer activities, events and other opportunities available to our students. This will include district and non-district events. This Summer Activities Guide will be distributed electronically to all families and staff throughout our district, with links posted across social media, our website and Next Door.

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Flood Relief Information

Many of our neighboring communities are suffering due to historic flooding in and around the Omaha metro area. We know many of you are looking for ways to help; we also want to remind our employees impacted by these floods that we have assistance for your family.

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Special Education Assistant Named Employee of the Month

Charity Kaufman, Special Education Educational Assistant at Rockbrook Elementary, has been named the March Employee of the Month for Westside Community Schools. Kaufman will be honored by the Westside Board of Education and receive $100 from Angel Starks with Nebraska Realty.

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‘Courageous’ Westside Educator Named February Teacher of the Month

Zohra Sahak, Social Studies teacher at Westside Middle School, has been named the February Teacher of the Month for Westside Community Schools. Sahak will be honored by the Westside Board of Education and receive $100 from PinPoint Home Sales Group with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate.

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Westside Promotes Inclusion

Westside schools have organized several events and activities to promote inclusion of all students.

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March Awards and Honors

Help us congratulate and honor these outstanding staff members and students recognized for various achievements this month!

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March Construction Updates

Updates to construction work throughout the District as part of the 2015 Facilities Master Plan, and private projects.

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2019 Kindergarten Meeting and Visitation Dates

Westside Community Schools welcomes the Class of 2032!

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Westside Names Dr. Mike Lucas as Next Superintendent

The Westside Community Schools Board of Education voted unanimously Monday evening to select Dr. Mike Lucas as the next Superintendent of the district.

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January Awards and Honors

Help us congratulate and honor these outstanding staff members and students recognized for various achievements this month!

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Upcoming Events

March 18

NO SCHOOL

There is no school March 18-22 at Westside Community Schools for Spring Break. Classes will resume Monday, March 25.

March 25

Board of Education Meeting

A Board of Education meeting for Westside Community Schools will take place on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the ABC Building, 909 So. 76th St., Omaha, NE.  Click here to view the agenda. 

March 25

Proposed Amendment to Superintendent’s 2018-2019 Employment Agreement

Notice is hereby given that at its meeting to be held on March 25, 2019, the Board of Education will consider and take action on a proposed amendment to the 2018-19 Amended and Restated Employment Agreement for Superintendent Blane McCann.

Click here to view of copy of the proposed amendment.

The proposed amendment does not change the amount of any compensation payable to the Superintendent nor change any amount in the current Superintendent Transparency Act Notice calculations, which is available here.

March 26

6th Grade Transition Nights

Current 6th graders and their parents are invited to Westside Middle School for a final 6th Grade Transition Night, an opportunity to learn more about your child’s move to WMS. The third of three sessions will take place on March 26. It will take place from 6:00-8:00pm at Westside Middle School.

March 27

Unified Soccer

Westside Community Schools is excited to offer our fifth Unified Activity this year. Where: UNO Sapp Fieldhouse Maverick Plaza, Omaha, NE 68132 When: Wednesday, March 27th from 5:30-6:30 pm What: An hour of fun and friendship aimed at partnering peers while developing soccer skills.  You must register in advance to participate – click here!

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 )