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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…


Latest Warrior Bulletin Now Available

Updated September 3, 2018 The latest edition of the Warrior Bulletin is online, updated September 3. Topics covered include important parking information, yearbook sales, and UNO Dual Enrollment details. Click here to read more.


2018 WHS Graduation Will Be Livestreamed

Posted May 5, 2018 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  


Student Artists Featured Across Omaha

Posted April 19, 2018 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…


Weidemann Named Gatorade Player of the Year

Posted March 21, 2018 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  


WHS Senior Named Youth of the Year for Westside Boys and Girls Club

Posted March 14, 2018 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…


Marketing Students Travel to Atlanta

Posted February 14, 2018 This month, teachers Katie Harmon and Sarah Schau led ten of their students to visit AmericasMart Atlanta in Georgia where they learned about wholesale marketing. The idea behind the Feb. 5 trip was for the students to find items to sell in the Colosseum. “The kids that went to Atlanta had the opportunity to experience a true buying environment,” Harmon said. “It was the apparel week at AmericasMart and what that…

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