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Reverse Car Parade!
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posted May 1, 2020 May 15, 2020 Pick-Up and Drop-Off Procedures May 15, 2020, will be the day for picking up student belongings left at school and dropping off district materials and items. What Should Parents/Students Do to Get Ready for Drop-Off on May 15th? All textbooks, library books, instruments, other items that are the property of our district will need to be returned. Work that was completed at home during eLearning does NOT need…READ MORE
WESTSIDE SCHOOLS TO REMAIN CLOSED FOR REMAINDER OF SCHOOL YEAR
posted April 2, 2020 WESTSIDE SCHOOLS TO REMAIN CLOSED FOR REMAINDER OF SCHOOL YEAR Posted April 2, 2020 Governor Ricketts issued an order Wednesday night requiring Nebraska schools to operate without students in buildings through May 31. With that, we now know that we will NOT be able to physically come back together this school year; Westside Community Schools will remain closed with our extended campus learning format to continue. While we held out hope we…READ MORE
1st-Grade Fundraiser for Australia
posted March 6, 2020 Ms. VanFleet’s first-grade class at Hillside has been studying Australian animals in conjunction with their animal book reports. They have been discussing the current events there, and specifically, how the wildlife animals and their habitats have been affected. In social studies, they were also studying “Goods” and “Services”, and giving back to the community. And during class meeting time, the Second Step program taught first-graders about empathy. By combining all these…READ MORE
Work At Westside: We Are Hiring!
Updated February 5, 2020 Westside Community Schools in Omaha, Neb. is looking for passionate adults who care about nurturing children and helping them grow! We are hiring a variety of positions, including teachers and substitute teachers. https://youtu.be/VUwuvA5Y6JU https://youtu.be/BZFmscupRXo You can also click here for more #WorkAtWestside employee profiles! CLICK HERE to learn more, and to apply now!READ MORE
Westside Royalty Cup Winners!
posted Jan. 20, 2020 CONGRATULATIONS to the Hillside Kindergarten Team, winners of the Westside Royalty Cup for December! Mrs. Foster, Mrs. Barker & Miss Shirkey’s classes collected 4,494 diapers for the OpenDoorMission right before the holidays – one of several #BeKind projects they’ve organized. Hillside wins the Royalty Cup – and a pizza lunch for all staff members, thanks to the Westside Foundation!READ MORE
Welcome To Hillside!
Updated January 24, 2020 Learn more about Hillside! One of our great elementary schools in Westside Community Schools, Hillside is focused on academic achievement through robust instruction, personalized learning, and by honoring the uniqueness in every student and educator. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5ttcJdVgzI We also invite you to join us for one of our New Parent Tours! We will share more information about our curriculum and achievement, award-winning teachers, and more!READ MORE
Information for Kindergarten Enrollment, Transfer Requests and Option Enrollment
Posted December 22, 2019 Student In-District Transfer Requests for the 2020-2021 School Year If you are a District resident who would like your K-6 child(ren) to attend an elementary school other than the school that serves your attendance area for next school year, you must submit a completed In-District Transfer (IDT) Request form to the Office of Student Services for review. The District gives priority to families living within the District prior to placing Option…READ MORE
Geography Bee Winners
posted Dec. 6, 2019 A Geography Bee took place at Hillside Elementary on December 6th, and 6th grader Alex S. was the winner! The Hillside School level GeoBee was the first round of the 32nd annual National GeoBee, a geography competition designed to spark student interest and reward students’ curiosity about the world. Alex’s next step is to take a qualifying test to possibly qualify to compete in the Nebraska State Bee at UNO…READ MORE