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VIDEO: Westside High Modular Scheduling

Posted October 16, 2019 Since 1967, Westside High School has used modular scheduling, which incorporates large group, small group, laboratory, and independent study mods of instruction. Westside High School is one of approximately 10 schools in the country that utilize this system of scheduling. This allows students to take more courses, have access to teachers throughout the school day, and provides students the opportunity to become independent and responsible learners. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Emj8goqba_U&t=14s

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Warrior Theatre to Present ‘9 to 5: the Musical’

Posted Oct. 11, 2019 The Westside stage will be alive with the styles of 1980 and the songs of Dolly Parton from Thursday, Oct. 17, through Sunday, Oct. 20.  Warrior Theatre will present “9 to 5: the Musical.” The storyline — sick of their sexist boss, three office secretaries decide to take matters into their own hands. Starring Delaney Wetjen as Violet, Kelly Kroeger as Doralee, Hannah-Kate Kinney as Judy, Eliot Gray as Franklin Hart…

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High School Parent-Teacher Conferences Take Place Oct. 14 and 15

Posted Oct. 3, 2019 WHS Parent-Teacher conferences for the fall semester will take place Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 14 and 15.  On both days, conferences run from 4 to 8 p.m. Teachers will be at tables either near the entrance of the high school or in the main gym.  Information on teacher locations will be available.

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Westside Set To Unveil Welding, Fabrication & Manufacturing Lab

Posted October 2, 2019 Westside Community Schools in partnership with the Westside Foundation will unveil a state-of-the-art welding, fabrication and manufacturing lab at Westside High School on Thursday, October 3 at 4:00pm. This project was funded by more than 40 donors including some of Nebraska’s top corporations and the Nebraska Department of Labor. Click here for additional details and photos from the event. “It’s important for students, parents and teachers to understand the benefit technical…

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Westside High School Boasts High AP Offerings, Top College Placement Totals

Posted September 27, 2019 Westside High School has released a 2019-2020 School Profile with some incredible highlights regarding academic success and post-secondary education preparation. CLICK HERE for the complete Westside High School profile. Among the most impressive highlights: The average teacher to student ratio at Westside High School is 1:15 Of the 421 graduates in May of 2019, 81% are currently attending college Class of 2019 graduates were offered more than $3 million dollars in…

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Homecoming tickets now on sale

Posted Sept. 23, 2019 Homecoming ticket sales will start on Monday, Sept. 23,  in the main office. WHS students will be able to buy Homecoming Dance tickets through Friday, Sept. 27, in the main office.  There will be two different lines for students to purchase tickets.  They are: WHS student – WHS student with WHS date WHS student with non-WHS date (must purchase between Sept. 23 to 27) WHS students must show ID to purchase…

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9 Westside Students Earn National Merit Honors

Posted September 20, 2019 Westside High School is proud to share that nine exceptional students have been honored with National Merit Awards. Over 1.5 million high school juniors entered the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. A nationwide pool of Semi-Finalists represents less than 1 percent of U.S. high school seniors. Westside High School has six of them. From the approximately 16,000 Semi-Finalists, an estimated 15,000…

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Homecoming events start Sept. 16

Westside High School homecoming activities start Monday, Sept. 16.  The football game (with fireworks after) is set for Friday, Sept. 25.  The dance will be Saturday night, Sept. 28.  The full listing of events follows: Sept. 16 – Powder Buff at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 – Powder Puff at 7 p.m. Sept.19 – 10th, 11th and 12th grade students will vote for 10 king and 10 queen candidates Sept. 25 – Parade at 6:30 p.m.…

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The 2019-20 Shield Yearbook Now On Sale

Posted Sept. 5, 2019 The 2019-20 edition of the Shield, Westside High School’s yearbook, is now being sold.  The book will be delivered in May.  Go to https://westsidehighschool.store.creatorstudiopro.com/ 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. 13, costing $60. The book will increase…

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PHOTO GALLERY: Freshmen Orientation 2019

Posted Aug. 29, 2019 The new school year started on Aug. 14 when the new freshmen class arrived for orientation.  Click on the image below to get to a photo gallery of the day at westsidewired.net. PHOTO GALLERY: Freshmen Orientation 2019 NOTE: These photos are by student photographers Mary Nilius and Erin Pinhero.

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