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Warrior Theatre Performs in Lincoln, Students Honored

Posted January 15, 2018 Earlier this month, Warrior Theatre’s encore performance of “The Wolves” was performed in the historic Rococo Theatre in downtown Lincoln to a full house.  In other news: Abby Cameron, elected State Thespian officer in August, won the Nebraska Thespian’s Scholarship; Hannah-Kate Kinney won a Superior rating for her solo musical performance; Grace and Andrew Johanningsmeier won a Superior rating for their duet acting performance; and The Improv comedy team, God’s Landline, made it…

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ATSC Starts Season in Wisconsin

Posted January 8, 2018 The Amazing Technicolor Show Choir started their competition season this past weekend by placing first Runner-Up at the Viterbo 101 Show Choir Invitational in Lacrosse, Wisconsin. Simply Irresistible will head to Columbia, Missouri, the weekend of Jan. 13 to kick off their season. All three groups will be in action at Millard West High School on January 20.

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Westside, Nebraska Furniture Mart Announce Partnership

Posted December 7, 2017 Westside Community Schools, the Westside Foundation, and Nebraska Furniture Mart are delighted to announce a new partnership to create the Nebraska Furniture Mart School of Entrepreneurial Thinking at Westside High School. Nebraska Furniture Mart will invest $150,000 into a 2-year pilot fully immersing students into the business world to learn entrepreneurial skills, leadership, critical thinking, problem-solving, communication and corporate insight as they prepare for future careers. Beginning in January, select Westside…

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National Signing Day Fall 2017: Three Seniors Sign Letters of Intent

Posted November 9, 2017 The following story is from westsidejournalism.net Three Westside senior athletes signed their National Letters of Intent on Nov. 8. Seniors Jon Gouger, Clara Lamb and Quinn Weidemann will attend Division I schools on athletic scholarships in the fall of 2018. Gouger, a member of the varsity swim team, signed with South Dakota State University for swimming. “I’m most excited to start a new chapter in my life. I really like the school,”…

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WHS senior named Questbridge Finalist

Posted November 1, 2017 Senior Madeleine Rauhauser has been named a finalist for the QuestBridge program, a full four-year scholarship worth more than $200,000 at America’s most elite universities. QuestBridge is a non-profit program linking high-achieving, deserving students with educational and scholarship opportunities at leading U.S. colleges and universities. This year, an estimated 15,606 students applied for the QuestBridge program. Only a third of those students are finalists, with only 17 percent coming from Midwest…

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WHS Student Named 2017 K-12 Tech Student

Posted October 19, 2017 Emma Carlson, a junior at Westside High School, has been selected as the K-12 Tech Student of 2017 for the AIM Tech Celebration Awards. Click here to learn more!

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DECA Taking Donations For Hurricane Harvey Victims

Posted September 8, 2017 Westside’s DECA chapter is teaming up with Fusion Medical Staffing, Kirsch Transportation, and others in the metro area to send supplies to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. On Thursday, September 14, student volunteers will load a semi-truck full of donations previously collected to be sent to Conroe, Texas. Once the items are delivered, Kiwanis volunteers of the Texas-Oklahoma district will sort and distribute the donations as needed. DECA students and advisors…

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Three WHS Students Selected for Computing Award

Posted March 6, 2017 Three WHS students have been selected as recipients of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing Award. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing honors high school women who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. The three winners: Samantha Wahl Emma Carlson Elizabeth Berry *…

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Seven Westside Seniors Honored on Signing Day 2017

Posted February 11, 2017 Seven Westside High School seniors were honored as part of National Signing Day, Feb. 1, when student athletes across the country indicate the colleges they intend to attend and compete for. Emily Torres will attend Army to play soccer. Carlee Guyett will attend Buena Vista to play softball. Nick Henrichs will attend Buena Vista to play baseball. Josh Wonder, Michael Love and Christian Kasel will all attend Northwestern College to play…

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District Now Partnering with Children’s Behavioral Health

Posted January 25, 2017 A quick reminder from the WHS Counseling Department – Westside has entered into a new partnership this academic year with Children’s Behavioral Health at Children’s Hospital and Medical Center. This collaboration allows staff to address the mental health needs of children and families throughout the district. With this program, students and their families have two options: ·      Parents/Guardians can contact school counselors, social workers, or school psychologist for information about Children’s…

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