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WHS Graduation Will Be Livestreamed

The graduation ceremony for the WHS class of 2018 will be available through livestreaming.  Follow the link below to access the correct YouTube address. Graduation is set for May 20 at Baxter Arena with a starting time of 2 p.m. The link: WHS 2018 Graduation  

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Volunteers Sought for Camp Munroe

Camp Munroe could use some help this summer!  High school and middle school students can get excellent hands-on learning experience assisting camp participants who have a variety of developmental disabilities.   The program is perfect for anyone interested in healthcare or teaching and the kids are wonderful to work with. Camp Munroe is currently gearing up for our six-week 2018  Summer Camp Program.  Volunteers will work collaboratively with staff at UNMC and participants as well as further their experiential education while doing…

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Nominations Sought for Lundquist Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nominations for the 2018 Lundquist Award for Excellence in Teaching are now open. This award recognizes Westside High School teachers “who go above and beyond,” and have made a difference in the lives of their students.  The nomination form is a questionnaire on the “Survey Monkey” website.  Please access this questionnaire by clicking on the link below. Please feel free to work in groups.  The student(s) whose nomination form is judged to be the strongest will receive…

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STUDENT ARTISTS FEATURED ACROSS OMAHA

Several of Westside High School’s talented student artists will display their work at one of Omaha’s most popular shopping spots: Regency Court! The shopping center at 120 Regency Parkway will be host to the 11th Annual Excellence In Design Senior Art Show from April 25-29. Westside’s award-winning Art Department, headed by Erin Lunsford, has helped teach and mentor promising student artists for years. This year alone, seven WHS students were awarded National Scholastic Art and…

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WEIDEMANN NAMED NEBRASKA GATORADE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

In its 33rd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, announced this month that Quinn Weidemann of Westside High School is its 2017-18 Gatorade Nebraska Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Weidemann is the first Gatorade Nebraska Girls Basketball Player of the Year to be chosen from Westside High School. Photo by Westside Wired’s Olivia Washburn  

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Juniors Set to Take ACT April 10

As part of state testing, all WHS juniors will take the ACT on Tuesday, April 10. Students have access to preparatory materials on Naviance and also have been preparing in classes. Juniors will complete the non-cognitive portion of the exam during Homeroom and mod 1 on Tuesday, March 27. Students who miss the non-cognitive session should contact Mrs. De La Cruz in the deans’ office. Students in grades 9, 10, and 12 will not have classes that…

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Summer school information now available

General Summer School information for 2018 is now available.   The following links are pdfs: Summer School Booklet 2018 Summer School Student Rules 2018 The Summer School registration form will be available at this link starting April 23 — 2018 Summer School Registration Form The Summer Driver Education form will be available at this link starting April 23 — 2018 Summer Driver Education Registration Form The Summer Sports Camps registration form will be available at this link starting April…

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SENIOR NAMED “YOUTH OF THE YEAR” FOR WESTSIDE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

Senior Haleigh Henry-Fewell has been known by many to be a positive leader in the Westside community. At school, Henry-Fewell has been involved with DECA and athletic training for all the sports. “She’s one of the most genuine students that I’ve met,” Henry-Fewell’s marketing teacher Katie Harmon said. “Having a conversation with her, you know that she’s in that moment with you and truly cares about you.” Henry-Fewell has also been a leader and active…

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DOGFIGHT Set for March 8 through 11

Westside High School’s upcoming musical is “DOGFIGHT,” a coming of age story set against the turbulent backdrop of 1960s San Francisco and the Vietnam War. The show is by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the composers that brought you “La La Land,” “The Greatest Showman,” and “Dear Evan Hansen.”   Curtain time is 7 p.m. on March 8, 9, and 10; 2 p.m. on March 11.  

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Service Learning Council to Hold Rummage Sale on Feb. 24

Westside’s Service Learning Council will hold its annual rummage sale on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the WHS Courtyard. There will be an abundance of items, including toys, clothing, collectibles, exercise equipment, tools, electronics, books, DVDs, games and more. Anyone wanting to donate items for the sale can drop them off at the WHS main entrance on Friday, Feb. 23, from 4 to 7 p.m.  SLC students will meet cars, help unload items…

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