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3rd Graders Interviewing Seniors for Words of Wisdom

Posted October 18, 2018 Swanson 3rd graders are taking part in a project called Senior Words of Wisdom.  They will be visiting Brighton Gardens (Sunrise Senior Living) to interview and write a biography for each of the people they will meet. November 7: ‘Get To Know You’ Board Games November 14:  Begin interviews November 20: Residents come to Swanson for Grandfriends Day November 28: Continue interviews December 5: Celebration and book sharing

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Outdoor Education 2018

Posted October 2018 Swanson sixth graders enjoyed two days and one night of Outdoor Education fun.  Another successful adventure was had by all!

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Fifth Grade is #Be Kind!

Posted October 2018 Swanson fifth graders are showing their school spirit and spreading the message to #BeKind today and everyday.  

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Boundary Committee Meeting Thursday, October 11

Posted October 11, 2018 The Westside Community Schools Boundary Committee will take part in a third meeting on Thursday, October 11 at Sunset Hills Elementaryat 6:00pm. This committee, advisory to the Superintendent and District leadership,  is evaluating how to balance District enrollment, giving consideration to educational, financial, and community concerns, with the specific focus on optimizing new space at Sunset Hills Elementary School. Through research, data, open discussion and idea sharing, we will determine what…

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Boundaries Public Forum Offers Scenarios, Time For Feedback

Posted September 28, 2018 Westside Community Schools is evaluating how to balance District enrollment, giving consideration to educational, financial, and community concerns, with the specific focus on optimizing new space at Sunset Hills Elementary School. Through research, data, open discussion and idea sharing, we will determine what is the best path for Westside Community Schools and our students, a process that will affect elementary attendance areas/boundaries for the 2019-2020 school year. A Public Forum took…

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Talk Like a Pirate Day

Captain Arrrrgyle came to visit the K-2 children today, which is also “Talk Like a Pirate” day.  He read a book called How I Became a Pirate and answered all of our questions about pirate life.  It was terrrrrific!

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KMTV Features 6th Grade Teacher Mrs. Tomich

Posted September 17, 2018 Mrs. Tomich, 6th grade teacher, speaks about her Presidential award to 3 News Now! https://youtu.be/s0kPgpz_q5k

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Boundary Committee Meeting: September 20

Updated September 13, 2018 The first meeting of the Boundary Engagement Process Committee took place Thursday September 6. Full meeting notes are now available by clicking here. All questions raised during the September 6 meeting will be discussed by our advising partners, RSP & Associates, as well as District leadership. Answers to these questions will be shared at the next Boundary Committee meeting on Thursday September 20. The meeting will take place from 6:00-8:00pm at…

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Swanson Construction Updates

Posted August 30, 2018 Work continues as crews build a brand new Swanson Elementary school! Footings in classroom areas are near completion. Steel will be installed soon. The new Swanson is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2019. For more information about Westside’s 2015 Facilities Master Plan, click here.

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Should Your Child Stay Home? We want them at #SchoolEveryday!

The following message is from Alan Bone, Director of Student Services with Westside Community Schools. Students who miss fewer than two days of school before October tend to have good attendance for the remainder of the year. And students with good attendance are more likely to keep up with their peers in both reading and math. One of the best things parents can do to help their children succeed is to make sure they get…

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