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District Shares 2019 Annual Report

The 2019 annual report for Westside Community Schools is now available, including state testing data, financial information for the district, highlights and awards and updates on construction projects throughout the district.

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Westside Celebrates State Championships & All State Honors

Westside Community Schools continues the tradition of excellence in academics, athletics, the arts, and more! Please help us congratulate these exceptional students, graduates and educators.

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Dr. Lucas, District Leaders Hosting Community Coffees

All are welcome to join Dr. Mike Lucas and Westside leaders for a cup of coffee and great conversation about Westside Community Schools. All Community Coffees are at 9:00am.

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VIDEO: Westside High School Modular Scheduling

Since 1967, Westside High School has used modular scheduling, a system long described by teachers, alumni and students as one that allows for personalized learning best preparing all for success.

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Original Prairie Lane Bricks Available

Bricks from the original Prairie Lane Elementary School will be available to the public Monday, October 28 – Monday, November 4.

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Westside Unveils Welding, Fabrication & Manufacturing Lab

Westside Community Schools in partnership with the Westside Foundation unveiled a state-of-the-art welding, fabrication and manufacturing lab at Westside High School on Thursday, October 3 at 4:00pm. This project was funded by more than 40 donors including some of Nebraska’s top corporations and the Nebraska Department of Labor.

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WESTSIDE AND BOOKWORM PARTNER TO BRING NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHORS TO OMAHA

Westside Community Schools and The Bookworm, one of Omaha’s most popular local bookstores, are excited to welcome nationally acclaimed authors Jeff Kinney (the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series) and Neal Shusterman, winner of the 2019 Golden Sower Award for Best Youth Adult Novel.

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Westside Expands Children’s Behavioral Health Partnership

New this year, a partnership between Westside Community Schools and Childrens Behavioral Health has expanded to offer more onsite services at Westside Middle School, Westside High School, and Westside West Campus. 

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Westside VI VI 2019 set for November 2

VI VI 2019 is Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the CHI Health Center Omaha. Tickets are now available.

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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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Upcoming Events

November 18

Board of Education Meeting

A Board of Education meeting for Westside Community Schools will take place on Monday, November 18, 2019, at the ABC Building, 909 S. 76th Street.  The board meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.  Click here to view the agenda when available.  Click here for the executive summaries when available.

November 27

NO SCHOOL

Westside Community Schools will not hold classes from Wednesday, November 27 through Friday, November 29. Classes will resume on Monday, December 2.

December 3

Community Coffees

All are welcome to join Dr. Mike Lucas and Westside leaders for a cup of coffee and great conversation about Westside Community Schools. All Community Coffees are at 9:00am!

NOV 5: Prairie Lane (Swing School), 3534 S. 108th St.
NOV 7: Westside Middle School, 8601 Arbor St.
DEC 3: Oakdale, 9801 W. Center Rd.

December 6

First Friday Feedback

The Westside Board of Education wants to hear from you! Once a month, we will host a casual conversation with members of the community, with a focus on issues central to Westside High School. Friday, December 6 at 3:15pm in the Westside High School Little Theater, we invite students and staff from Westside High School to share thoughts and vision for Westside Community Schools. Refreshments will be provided.

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 )