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Westside provided students with the option of learning remotely from home or attending classes on a limited schedule.

Students Share Their Opinion On Learning From Home vs. Online

September 17, 2020

All Westside students and staff had to make a decision at the beginning of the school year if they want...

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Pandemicast: Online Education

September 2, 2020

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Cisco Webex Meetings is the new communication platform at Westside.

Westside Introduces New Primary Communication Platform During Pandemic

September 2, 2020

Before the start of the school year, Westside Community Schools made a switch from Zoom and Google M...

Westside Middle School and Westside High School will be moving to 50% capacity after Labor Day.

Westside Announces Move to 50% Capacity for Middle and High Schools

August 28, 2020

In a statement posted to Westside’s district website on Friday, Aug. 28, Superintendent Mike Lucas a...

Westside Students who have chosen to participate in in-person learning will return to school on Thursday, Aug. 20.

Administration Explains Precautions and Preparations for Students’ Safe Return to School

August 18, 2020

After much preparation over the last few months, Westside Community Schools will officially be returning to...

Westside High School will be offering summer school courses online this year due to COVID-19.

Westside High School Moves Summer School to Online Format Due to COVID-19

April 29, 2020

Westside High School Principal Jay Opperman recently sent out an email to students on Tuesday, April 2...

Due to security concerns surrounding the Zoom app, Westside has instructed students and staff to use Google Meet instead.

Westside Community Schools Bans Use of Zoom Due to Security Concerns

April 22, 2020

Following a much-publicized security scare involving the popular video-conferencing tool Zoom, the software has bee...

Cox Communication's Connect2Compete program is currently providing 60 days of free internet services to those who qualify.

Cox Communications Provides 60 Days of Free WiFi to Families in Need During COVID-19 Crisis

April 2, 2020

With the recent closure of schools due to the COVID-19 crisis, students and teachers are being forced t...

Various PE Classes have been forced to move online due to COVID-19, causing teachers and students to adjust.

PE Classes Move Online Due To COVID-19, Forces Adjustment For Teachers And Students

March 31, 2020

Changes due to COVID-19 have forced teachers across the nation to move their classes online. For most,...

Westside Middle School students share their perspectives on the recently implemented E-learning.

Westside Middle School Students Share Experiences With Online Learning

March 25, 2020

Now in the second week of Westside’s online learning classes, most students have settled into the routine...

Westside High School Librarian Theresa Gosnell recently added free resources to the high school's library website for students to use during their time away from school.

High School Library Provides Access To Free Resources For Students And Teachers During COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Westside Librarian Theresa Gosnell recently updated the high school’s library website with free resou...

The CollegeBoard recently made adjustments to how students would be completing AP Exams this May.

CollegeBoard Announces Changes In AP Exam Testing Due To COVID-19

March 24, 2020

The academic impacts of COVID-19 left many students, teachers and parents wondering what would be done wi...

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