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Mrs. Truex's Engineers

Kindergarten Engineers


 The kindergarteners at Westside have been learning about what it means to be an engineer. They were able to use those engineering skills to build their own marble runs. The students were challenged to create towers with specific parts and criteria. Through observation, testing, and making changes they were able to meet those goals. 

Students also had…

Read Across America Week March 4th - 8th

There will be lots of fun reading activities this week, with some at home reading challenges.  Check out the fliers for more information.

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Kindergarten Round Up April 17th

Westside will be having Kindergarten round up on April 17th. There will be two different sessions. One from 9:00am to 10:30am and another one from 1:00pm to 2:30pm. If you will have a kindergarten student attending Westside in the fall of 2024 please stop by the school to fill out the paperwork that is required to get your child on our list. Once paperwork is turned in along with birth certificate…

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

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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,…

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.

What's Been Happening in PE

Oh what fun we have been having in PE!

We just finished our Hockey Unit and will be starting Tumbling soon.Ask your child what animal is their favorite.

We made a Kindness Chain and it is hanging in the Gym, come check it out!
First graders say, "It's cool to be kind!"

The Fastest class this semester is Mrs. Rowse's 2nd Graders! CONGRATS!

Spring is coming and…