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Westside Community Schools Superintendent Mike Lucas recently announced that the 2020-2021 school year would start in

Westside Community Schools Set to Start the Upcoming School Year in “Yellow” Status

July 28, 2020

With the 2020-2021 school year a few weeks away and a global pandemic still on the rise, there has be...

As of Monday, May 4, billboards dedicated to the Westside class of 2020 are up at 120th and Pacific St. as well as I-80 at 84th St.

Westside Goes Big with Senior Billboards

May 7, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Westside staff decided to go big to honor the class of 2020. As of Monday...

Oakdale Elementary School Principal Glen Jagels brings fundraising money raised by sixth graders to Westside food pantry.

Oakdale Sixth Grade Class Donates Fundraising Money to Westside Food Pantry

May 5, 2020

Sixth grade students at Oakdale Elementary School have an annual tradition of raising money for a charity ...

The Westside Food Pantry held a food drive at Sunset Hills Elementary School on April 20 and 21 to help families in need.

Westside Food Pantry Holds Food Drive to Help Families in Need

May 4, 2020

The Westside Food Pantry recently held a food drive at Sunset Hills Elementary on April 20 and 21 in order to ...

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 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...

Sunset preschooler Paxton Mason currently does his school activities from home.

Westside’s Early Childhood Program Adapts to Changes Amidst COVID-19

April 28, 2020

Westside students across the district are doing remote learning—elementary students with iPads, middle sch...

Westside High School's Journalism department recently won the NSAA State Journalism competition for the second year in a row, making them back-to-back champions.

Westside Journalism Department Wins State Competition for Second Year in a Row

April 27, 2020

Westside High School’s Journalism department recently placed first in the NSAA State Journalism co...

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:...

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...

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