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Hottovy Named Westbrook Elementary Principal

Westside Community Schools proudly announces Tyler Hottovy has verbally accepted our offer to join the WCS team as the new principal of Westbrook Elementary School.

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Westside Releases 2017-2018 Budget Report

Monday night, Westside Superintendent Dr. Blane McCann presented a 2017-2018 Budget Report to the Board of Education.

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Five Westside students to compete in Nebraska Geography Bee

Five Westside students are among the top 100 students in Nebraska who qualified to compete at the state level in the National Geographic Nebraska Bee.

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Westside students honored for public tributes

The Kiwanis Elementary Speech Contest was held Friday, March 10 at the Westside Middle School Performing Arts Center, reinforcing presentation and public speaking skills across our District.

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Westside Superintendent named Outstanding Educational Leader of 2017

Westside Superintendent Dr. Blane McCann has been named the Outstanding Educational Leader of 2017, recognized at the PDK World Cafe and Awards this month.

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Westside students ‘crushing’ STEM studies

Students from both Westside Middle School and Westside High School are earning top awards and honors this month in STEM related fields.

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Westside Offers Summer Programs

There are multiple programs and activities offered over the summer break through Westside Community Schools.

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Coach Nemecek announces he will step down from Westside Basketball

After 21 years guiding thousands of Westside student athletes, Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Brian Nemecek is stepping down from his coaching duties.

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Westside students score top honors in Drake Physics Prize competition

Three Westside High School students, David Atri-Schuller, Daniel Guo and Danny Berentson, have earned some of the highest placements in the country in the Drake Physics Prize competition.

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UPDATE: District Major Facilities Plans moving forward

Projects within the $80-million Major Facilities Plan to renovate and improve Westside Community Schools buildings are progressing as we move into Spring 2017.

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Upcoming Events

March 27

Conversations on Anxiety for Middle/High School Students

Parents often wonder if what they are seeing in their teens is normal. Please join us for a discussion with Dr. Ashley Harlow, a psychologist at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, on March 27th from 6pm-7pm at Westside High School. Dr. Harlow will be leading a conversation about the signs and symptoms of anxiety, when to be concerned, and what parents can do to help the situation.

March 30

Loserville the Musical! at Westside Middle School

Westside Middle School proudly presents Loserville the Musical!  Showtimes: Thursday, March 30th, Friday, March 31stand Saturday, April 1st at 7 pm. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and kids 5 and under are free.

April 3

Board of Education Meeting

The next Board of Education meeting for Westside Community Schools will take place on Monday, April 3 at the ABC Building, 909 So. 76th Street.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.  Click here for the 03-20-17 Board Meeting Agenda.docx. Click here for the executive summaries.

April 11

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Bond Oversight Committee will be Tuesday, April 11 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.  Visit the District’s facilities website — ImagineADistrict.org — for more about bond projects.

April 17

Conversations on Anxiety for Elementary School Students

Anxiety looks different at every stage of development. Have you ever wondered about anxiety in your son or daughter? Please join us April 17 from 6pm-7pm at Hillside Elementary for a discussion of anxiety in elementary students with Dr. Ashley Harlow, a psychologist at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Harlow will be leading a conversation about the signs and symptoms of anxiety, when to be concerned, and what you can do to help the situation.