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WHS to Host Playoff Game Oct. 26

Westside will host Lincoln East on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in round one of the Class A state football playoffs. Since this is an NSAA playoff game, all tickets must be purchased. No season passes will be accepted. Students will not be able to use their student activity tickets, as well.   WHS will be selling tickets in the main office starting on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Admission prices for all playoff and state championship…


Warrior Theatre to Present Sister Act: The Musical

Warrior Theatre will present Sister Act: The Musical from Thursday, Oct. 25, through Sunday, Oct. 28. The show is based on the hit movie of the same name starring Whoopi Goldberg. Deloris (Tatenda Chivero) is a sassy nightclub singer and mistress to a gang boss (Curtis, played by Brandon McMiller). When she witnesses a murder she goes to old high-school chum Eddie (Julian Hinrichs) for help and is placed in witness protection at a failing convent…


Kaitlyn Hanna Now a State Golf Champ

Congratulations to Westside High’s Kaitlyn Hanna, who tied for first place at the girls Class A state golf tournament in Norfolk!   She finished with an outstanding 4-over-par score of 76 in wet conditions. Here is Westside Wired’s state tournament preview story — Girls Golf to Take on State Tournament in Norfolk


Important Pickup Changes Starting October 10

Posted October 3, 2018 Next Wednesday, October 10th, crews will begin work on our engineering and technology addition to Westside High School. As a result, afternoon pick up routes will be impacted by the construction.  Starting on Wednesday October 10, the north lane of the building (between the high school and Countryside Church) will become a one way road reserved only for buses during after school pickup times.  Please plan accordingly with your student(s) to ensure you are…


WHS Teacher Named District Teacher Of The Month

Posted October 1, 2018 Riege will be honored by the Westside Board of Education and receive $100 from  PinPoint Home Sales Group with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate. https://youtu.be/mfBJ5087UkA This is Riege’s first year of teaching with Westside High School; she previously worked as a student teacher at Westside Middle School. Riege was nominated by Heidi Sommer, the parent of one of Riege’s students. Sommer wrote: “<Megan Riege> is great. She has listened to…


Homecoming Week Events

Homecoming Week 2018: Show Your Warrior Support! Monday – Powderpuff Game – 6:30PM Wednesday – Parade* – 6:30PM, Pep Rally to follow in Main Gym Parade Route – Participants will line up in the WHS South lot, head South on 88th Street, turn left on Hickory Street, turn left on 85th Avenue, and end in the WHS East lot. Homecoming Candidates announced Friday – Football Game – 7PM Phelps Field Homecoming Candidates presented at halftime Fireworks to follow…


Kaitlyn Hanna wins Metro Golf Title

Congratulations to Westside High’s Kaitlyn Hanna, who won the Metro Golf Championship Tuesday, Sept. 25! Kaitlyn completed the Elmwood Park course with an incredible 72! CLICK HERE to watch coverage of Kaitlyn’s championship from WOWT.


Fall Games In Full Swing, Season Passes Now Available!

Posted September 10, 2018 With Varsity Athletic events in full swing, a reminder that student activity passes can be purchased at Westside High School in the main office. Each student pass is $35. For a full list of upcoming events, scores, and in-depth stories, click here to visit Westside Journalism’s website.


Westside Safe Schools Hotline Now Available

Posted August 31, 2018 Now more than ever, students face pressures and challenges that can contribute to depression, anxiety, and other problems. They’re also the first to know when their peers are behaving in ways that raise concern. Likewise, parents or other community members sometimes have concerns, either about their own child or someone else’s. Westside families now have another safe, easy-to-reach outlet for sharing their concerns and getting help when they need it. The…


2018-19 WHS Yearbook Now For Sale! Special deals through October!

Posted August 28, 2018 The 2018-19 edition of the Shield, Westside High School’s yearbook, is now being sold.  The book will be delivered in May.  Go to http://www.buytheyearbook.com/westsidehighschool to buy the book. Book costs this year will be cheaper earlier in the year with early pricing and will go up to regular and late pricing as the year progresses. The yearbook staff is offering early-bird pricing until Oct. 7, costing $65. The Monday after homecoming the book…

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