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"For the Love of Reading" Children's Day Festival Sunday February 5th

There will be a Children's Day Festival Sunday, February 5, 2023 1:00 - 4:00 pm Sunset Plaza Mall.  This is a FREE family fun event. Fliers with more information to follow.

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First Graders Learn About What Life was Like Long Ago

The first graders in Mrs. Pospisil’s class have been learning about what life was like long ago. We spent the week learning about how school, home life, and resources are different and similar from what it was long ago to how it is today. We ended our week making homemade butter. With the use of heavy whipping cream and a glass jar, students took turns shaking the jar vigorously to change the liquid…

Mrs. Boubin's Class Received Books from Read Aloud Norfolk

The third graders in Mrs. Boubin's class wrote thank you notes to send to Read Aloud Norfolk for the books they received.  It is wonderful that books can be placed in these kids hands.

Parent Teacher Conference Week February 13th Through 16th.

Westside will be holding parent teacher conferences the week of February 13th.  Your child will be bringing home more information on this in the future.  The schedule for that week is as follows.

February 13, regular school hours and conferences from 4 pm to 7 pm.

February 14, regular school hours and conferences from 4 pm tp 7 pm.

February 15, regular Wednesday 2 pm dismissal.

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Westside Recognized as a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School

Westside School was announced as a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School award winner.  This honor is bestowed upon schools considered "Exemplary High Performing" by national standards.  Westside was 1 of 5 schools from Nebraska that received this award.  Only 297 schools in the nation were selected to receive this award.  Our Principal Tracy Lichty said. "Westside Elementary is an amazing place to be. …

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.

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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,…