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Superintendent Mike Lucas began leading as superintendent at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year.

Westside Superintendent Reflects on First Year of Surprises and Challenges Within the District

May 4, 2020

During the end of the 2018-2019 school year, Westside Community Schools hired a new superintendent to h...

Westside Board of Education Candidate John Brian alongside Omaha Police Officers display the sporting good items collected and donated to Omaha Police Department's PACE organization.

Westside Board of Education Candidate, Former Teacher Donates Sporting Equipment to Omaha Police Department

April 30, 2020

While self-isolating at home due to COVID-19, many children and young students have an excess of time...

Westside High School's baseball field remains empty this spring, due to the cancellation of the spring sports season brought by public health and safety concerns from COVID-19.

Westside Varsity Athletes Reflect on Cancellation of Spring Season Due to COVID-19

April 24, 2020

Westside High School athletes recently had their spring sport season cut short by COVID-19, with man...

Graphic created by Abby Schreiber.

Pandemicast: Projects during Isolation

April 23, 2020

Click to learn more about The Distance Project or Quarantine Letter Chain. Ft. Luke Steiner and Malia Battafarano Intro Music:...

Westside sophomore Luke Steiner recently created  buttons labeled 'Stand Apart to Stand Together' to promote social distancing.

Westside Student Creates Buttons to Promote Social Distancing

April 22, 2020

Social distancing due to COVID-19 has caused an immense amount of boredom for many students within Westsi...

Many Westside students have had to celebrate birthdays at home without close friends or family during this self-isolation period.

Students Reflect On Celebrating Birthdays While Self-Isolating Due To COVID-19

April 21, 2020

Self-isolating at home during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult situation for many, especially ...

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, all Project 66 plays were instead made into radio broadcasts in order to allow for people to hear them amidst the pandemic.

Warrior Theatre’s Project 66 Creates Radio Broadcasts Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

April 21, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Westside’s Theater Department, Warrior Theatre, recently began...

Janet Kroeger enlisted in the help of her sister-in-law, granddaughter and Westside show choir families to help sew masks for health care workers.

Westside Show Choir Families Make Masks For Health Care Workers

April 21, 2020

Health care workers having the necessary materials to keep themselves and our society safe can be the...

Graphic created by Abby Schreiber.

Pandemicast: Adapting Business to the Outbreak

April 13, 2020

Ft. Pat Dudziak Intro Music: Stealth Groover by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under...

Students who are involved in extracurriculars do not get to participate in events, that have since been cancelled, due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Students Reflect On Extracurricular Events Cancelled Due To COVID-19

April 7, 2020

ATSC senior Lucy Kupka  Question: What was the event that got cancelled? Answer: Wheaton Warr...

Westside community members hand out casseroles to Westside staff at Oakdale Elementary.

Westside Community Schools Partners With Casseroles 2 Go To Provide Staff With Meals During COVID-19

April 1, 2020

Westside Community Schools teamed up with food distribution company Casseroles 2 Go to bring free casserole di...

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,...

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