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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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UPDATE: Demolition Underway At Prairie Lane

Demolition at Prairie Lane Elementary continues; crews began tearing down parts of the building within the last two weeks.

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Westside High School Boasts High AP Offerings, Top College Placement Totals

Westside High School has released a 2019-2020 School Profile with some incredible highlights regarding academic success and post-secondary education preparation.

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2-Hour Late Starts Possible for 19/20 School Year

Westside Community Schools is adding a “2-hour late start” to winter season options. This change allows us to call a snow day, a 2-hour late start, or a regular full day, depending on the weather.

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VIDEO: 7th Graders Thriving Thanks To Warrior Walkabout

How are Westside 7th graders doing? GREAT thanks to Warrior Walkabout! Learn more about this great program for 6th graders to help them make a positive, easy and exciting transition to Westside Middle School.

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9 Westside Students Earn National Merit Honors

Westside High School is proud to share that nine exceptional students have been honored with National Merit Awards, six of whom are National Merit Semi-Finalists.

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Gallup Parent Nights Set For 6th Graders

All Westside 6th graders and parents are invited to an interactive evening to further explore the Gallup Strengths Explorer and all children’s strengths.

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NEW: 2019-20 Budget & Property Tax Request

Monday September 16 at 6:00pm, the Board of Education will hold a Public Hearing regarding the 2019-20 budget and property tax request. In an effort to inform our community, Dr. Mike Lucas and the Board are sharing information intended to help parents, residents, staff members and supporters of Westside Community Schools understand the factors involved.

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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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Upcoming Events

October 15

Board of Education Workshop

The Westside Board of Education will hold a workshop on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 5:00pm with Dr. Lucas and other district leadership. The meeting will be held at the district office – 909 S. 76th Street.  Click here to view the agenda.

October 17

Warrior Theatre Presents: 9 To 5 The Musical

Warrior Theatre presents 9 To 5 The Musical at Westside High School! Shows are October 17, 18 & 19 at 7:00pm, with a special matinee performance October 20 at 2:00pm. Click here to purchase tickets.

October 21

Board of Education Meeting

A Board of Education meeting for Westside Community Schools will take place on Monday, October 21, 2019, at the ABC Building, 909 S. 76th Street.  The board meeting will begin at 6:30pm.

October 23

Lunch and Learn

Come get a free lunch and learn more about Westside Community Schools! You are invited to the first Westside Lunch and Learn October 23 at Noon at the ABC Administration Building, 909 S. 76th St. Meet with Superintendent Dr. Mike Lucas and district leaders about student achievement data, budget and finance updates, facility planning updates, and other fun facts and figures.

Please RSVP by 1:00pm 10/22 by emailing hurley.molly@westside66.net

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 )