November Bucket Fillers

Our character trait for this month was "Getting the Teachers Attention".  These children displayed great use of their skills in this area.  It helps a classroom run smoothly when everyone uses polite skills when trying to get the teachers attention.  Here are the correct steps to get the teachers attention:  1. Look at the teacher.  2. Raise your hand and stay calm.  3. Wait until the teacher calls…

Thanksgiving Meals for 10 Families

A big THANK YOU goes out to Leisa Piper, Midwest Bank, and Daycos for donating Thanksgiving meals to 10 deserving Westside families. It was a very generous gift.

Food Drive December 7 - 11

Food drive for Bright Horizons Shelter.

Thankful First Graders Use Writing to Express Themselves

The First Graders in Mrs. Pospisil’s class sure are thankful for many things this year. Students have been working hard all year in learning to write a narrative piece of writing that includes a topic sentence, transitions, key ideas, and a closing sentence. Students spent some time writing about what it is they are the most thankful for. To go along with their writing, students also made a turkey.…

Staff Missing Students and Handing out Packets

The staff at Westside have been working hard to prepare packets for continued learning.  Everyone is missing the students terribly.  We all wish things were back to normal but everyone is doing their best to go on and thrive during this period of adversity. We saw lots of faces from car windows as packets were being handed out.  Hope everyone will stay safe and will see everyone again on 4-8-20…

Mrs. Boubin's Class Work on Fractions

Fractions have been the learning target in math for the third graders in Mrs. Boubin’s classroom this week. Students are learning key vocabulary like the denominator which is located below the fraction bar and shows the total number of equal parts. The numerator is on top of the fraction bar and shows how many equal parts are described. Students created some fractions with Lucky Charms and found…

Middle School Information Night

4th Graders and their families mark your calendars.  The Norfolk Middle School is having their 5th grade information night for the 2020-2021 school year.  It will be Tuesday, March 31st at 7:15 p.m.  For current 4th grade students and parents from BelAir, Westside, Woodland Park.  If you have any questions please call 402-644-2569.

ELL Students Working Hard


Mrs. Pospisil's Class Deciding Lamb or Lion

The first graders in Mrs. Pospisil’s class have been spending time discussing how the weather will be in March. We started by reading a book called ‘In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb’ by Marion Dane Bauer. Then we categorized types of weather to either a lion (harsh) or a lamb (calm). Students described lion weather to be stormy, cold, windy, and snowy. Students described lamb weather to be calm,…

Bucket Fillers of the Month!

Our character trait for this month has been staying on task.  These students all showed great skills in this area.  It is difficult sometimes to ignore distractions and keep yourself focused.  Our winners this month showed a lot of maturity in this area.  Way to go kids.