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Kindergarten Enrollment for 2019-20 Now Open

ENROLLMENT, REGISTRATION, AND RECORDS Enrollment for District Residents To enroll a RESIDENT child for Kindergarten in the 2019-20 (next) school year, click here. To begin enrolling for the 2018-19 (current) school year, click here. Click here for more information about the enrollment process for District residents and the documents you will need to provide. If you have questions, please contact the Westside Welcome Center at 402-390-2100. Enrollment for Non-Residents: Option Enrollment Since 1990, thousands of metro area families have chosen Westside schools through Nebraska’s Option Enrollment Program, which…

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Mrs. Dickhut Named STAR 104.5 Teacher of the Week!

Posted December 18, 2018 Mrs. Dickhut was the Star 104.5 Teacher of the Week.  She was surprised on Wednesday morning with the award and visit from the Morning Dee Jays.  One of her 6th grade students wrote into Star nominating Mrs. Dickhut and explaining that Mrs. Dickhut, “Never lets you give up, she will be with you every step of the way.”  

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District moves forward in Boundary Engagement Process

Updated November 20, 2018 Westside Community Schools continues to work through our Boundary Engagement Process to address possible shifts within the Loveland, Swanson and Sunset Hills neighborhoods. In response to feedback received during and after a second public forum earlier this month, we have updated the Boundary Engagement Process section of our website. There you will find the complete presentation from the public forum, including the four proposed scenarios; the traffic study commissioned by Westside Community…

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Little Warrior STEM camp coming in January

Posted October 25, 2018   Please see the attached flyer for more information. LittleWarriorSTEMFlyer (1)  

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District To Host Second Boundary Engagement Process Public Forum

Updated November 2, 2018 Over the past 18 months, Westside Community Schools has been evaluating how to balance District enrollment, giving consideration to educational, financial, and community concerns, with the specific focus on optimizing newly available space at Sunset Hills.   At the request of the Board of Education, a Boundary Committee comprised of representatives from the Loveland, Sunset Hills and Swanson communities has met throughout the fall to examine options and develop a recommendation…

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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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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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