Westside Elementary

May 2019 Newsletter

Important Dates


1 - 4:00 Loyalty Day Parade

3 - Spring Room Parties

Spirit Day

2:00 Panther Pride Assembly

6 - 5:30 - 8:00 Westside School Carnival

6-10 Staff Appreciation Week

9 - IXL After School Math Group - Last Day to Meet

10 - 12:30 4th Grade Track Meet

13 - DIBELS Testing

15 - 11:45 4th Grade Safety Patrol Celebration

16 - 7:30 am 3rd Grade to Henry Doorly Zoo

17 - All library books due in the library

8:30 Animal Tales Assembly

11:45 - 2:30 K & 4th to YMCA

20 - 11:45 - 2:30 1st & 3rd to YMCA

21 - 11:45 - 2:30 2nd to YMCA

22 - 1:00 2nd/3rd/4th MAP Testing Celebration

23 - 8:30 Talent Show

11:30 Dismissal - Last Day of School!!

Nebraska Flood Relief

Thank you to the generous donations made to Nebraska Flood Relief! The Orphan Grain Train is being presented with a check for over $1,000. What a great way for our students to support our community!

Loyalty Day Parade

VFW Post 1644 has invited our school to participate in the annual Loyalty Day Parade on Wednesday, May 1, starting at 4:00. The parade will start at the Salvation Army Parking lot at 7th and Norfolk Avenue. Students will be given a small American Flag at the parade. Families will walk with their students. We hope to see you at the parade!

Staff Appreciation Week

May 6-10 is Staff Appreciation Week. F.A.S.T. will be providing small items for staff throughout the week. Thank you, F.A.S.T.!! If you want to show your appreciation for the Westside staff, that would be great! Students can write a letter of appreciation or draw a picture for their teacher! Westside Elementary is blessed with wonderful staff members!
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Westside Talent Show

The annual Westside Talent Show will be held on Thursday, May 23, at 8:30 a.m. If your child would like to perform in the talent show, please have them pick up a permission form in the office. We look forward to seeing the talent of our students. Parents are invited to attend and watch their children! I will send out an email with the order of talents, so you have a general idea of when your child will perform.
2019 - 2020 Parent Calendar

Click to view the school calendar for next year.

Westside Staff Leaving

Several staff members are retiring or relocating this summer. They will be greatly missed and difficult to replace! Please wish them well on their new adventures!

Mrs. Anderson - Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Obermiller - 1st Grade Teacher

Mrs. Brommer - 3rd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Gillming - Title Teacher

Mrs. Kirschner - Media Specialist

Mrs. Messersmith - School Psychologist

Mrs. Wilson - paraprofessional

Mrs. Jones - paraprofessional

Mrs. Austin - paraprofessional

Miss Smith - paraprofessional

Box Tops

Congratulations to Mrs. Brommer's 3rd grade class. They earned a pizza party!

Each class is trying to collect 1,500 box tops this school year to earn a pizza party! There are several prizes awarded along the way, as well. Please collect your box tops and send them to school. Students will earn pizza slices throughout the year. Thank you!

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Westside Quick Links - Click below to view

Classroom Rules

Below are the classroom rules that are expected throughout the building. Teachers will be talking to their students about expectations in the building. Please help reinforce the importance of following these. Thank you!
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