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Hall of Fame Coach Remembered

Westside remembers Coach Huston ‘Hugh’ Morrison, who died on December 19.

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Information for Kindergarten Enrollment, Transfer Requests and Option Enrollment

Click here for additional information regarding Kindergarten enrollment, Option enrollment, and In-District Transfer requests for the 20-21 school year.

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2020 Westside Caucus Set For February 4

The 2020 Caucus will be held Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Westside High School, 8701 Pacific Street. Four candidates have submitted letters of intent to run for two seats on the Board of Education.

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Westside’s Froendt Named Football Coach of the Year

CONGRATULATIONS to Westside Football Coach Brett Froendt, named 2019 Head Football Coach of the Year.

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Work At Westside: We Are Hiring!

Westside Community Schools is looking for passionate adults who care about nurturing children and helping them grow! We are hiring a variety of positions, including educational assistants.

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VIDEO: Westside Leads The Way In STEAM Education

STEAM is a driving force for innovation, creativity and passion in Westside Community Schools! For the past five years, a group of passionate educators have worked to offer students across our district a vast variety of STEAM curriculum on a day-to-day basis.

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Procedures & Planning for Winter Weather

Our first look at snow earlier this month served as a reminder to all of us that winter weather is closer than we think! With that, we encourage all families to CLICK HERE to download and save the Westside Snow Day card with important details and phone numbers.

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Westside High School proposes new AP courses, more post-secondary preparation

District leaders have proposed new course registration recommendations for the 2020-2021 school year to strengthen secondary to post-secondary preparation. Among the proposals: the addition of two Advanced Placement courses, more internship opportunities and dual credit, registered apprenticeships and ACT preparation.

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District Leaders Share Legislative Priorities

As we approach the 2020 Legislative Session in Nebraska beginning January 8, Dr. Mike Lucas and the Westside Board of Education have shared legislative priorities for District 66.

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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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Upcoming Events

January 20

Board of Education Meeting

A Board of Education meeting for Westside Community Schools will take place on Monday, January 20, 2020, at the ABC Building, 909 S. 76th Street.  The board meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Click here for a copy of the agenda.  Click here for the executive summaries.  The Board of Education Student Advisory Committee meeting will be held prior to the Board meeting at 5:30 p.m. at the ABC Building.

January 22

WHS DECA Presents: Teens Against Drunk Driving

Westside High School DECA students Meredith Matz, Karissa Williams and Samantha Wahl are the organizers behind a powerful, important event at WHS on January 22: Teens Against Drunk Driving, a Community Awareness Project for Westside DECA. An effort on behalf of Westside students to use their chapter project to spread awareness, they are inviting in speakers and working with educators to plan a week in January to promote this movement. All are invited to the January 22 event at 7pm, featuring local speakers Chris Sandy and Eric Krug.

Westside DECA hopes to raise $4,000 to cover their Teens Against Drunk Driving initiative. CLICK HERE TO HELP.

February 4

2020 Westside Caucus

The 2020 Caucus will be held Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Westside High School, 8701 Pacific Street. Voter sign-in begins at 6 p.m. and the Caucus will begin at 7 p.m.  ALL DISTRICT 66 RESIDENTS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND! For more details on the Caucus and how to submit an intent to run, click here.

February 7

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, February 7 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 )