Westside Offers Summer Programs
There are multiple programs and activities offered over the summer break through Westside Community Schools
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
- Offered at Hillside, Prairie Lane, Westbrook and Westgate. Offers free breakfast and lunch for students age 1-18 (and their parents if funding comes through) through the summer months when school is not is session.
Title Summer School
- Summer school for students (by invitation) from Hillside, Paddock Road, Westbrook and Westgate.
College for Kids
- A partnership with Metro Community College. Students age 3-11 enroll for one week at a time. Westside’s week is July 17-21. Classes are held at Prairie Lane Elementary (11444 Hascall Street). The program is from 9 a.m. to noon Monday – Friday. Each class is priced separately at $30/class, so they may enroll for 1, 2 or 3 classes. The hour-long classes are offered for three different age groups: 6-7 year olds, 8-9 year olds, and 10-11 year olds.
- Preschool and High Five classes are $52/week from 9-11:45 a.m.
WMS Summer School
- WMS summer school focuses on incorporating literacy across the curriculum. The teacher-designed classes, such as Intro to Sports Management and Journey Through Antarctica, encourage active participation and application of literacy strategies.
WMS Jump Start Camp
- New this year. A transition program from 6th to 7th grade. The purpose is to ease the transition of a 6th grade student to middle school. This will include activities related to students’ success as they transition to the middle school.
WHS Summer School
- The summer school program enables students to enrich their learning, make up failed courses, or take courses that are not available during the school year. Cost for resident: one course is $135; two courses $195. Cost for non-residents: one course is $185; two courses $285. Tuition waivers are available for students who qualify for free and reduced lunch.
WHS Summer Athletic Camps
- Offered to any incoming 7-12 grade student. Prices vary. Includes athletics as well as a strength training camp.
- These are primarily taught by high school coaches and can be 3-5 days long, usually for a couple of hours at a time. We do have sessions for our current students and also elementary/middle school students.
- This is not offered by WHS. WHS is used a location.