News & Notes
Now Accepting May Family Award Applications
We are thrilled to announce the second year of the May Family Award for Innovation In Professional Learning! Westside is extremely appreciative of longtime Westside supporters Ed and Carrie May and their dedication to making this an annual event. Scott Becker (Jennifer Abrams Sessions) and Amy Studts from the WHS Social Studies department were our winners from last year!
If you have questions, please email Dr. Greg Betts at email@example.com.
AWARDS & HONORS
Derek Fey Inducted Into Omaha Running Club Hall of Fame
- he’s run 8 marathons (PR: 2:32:33) & 12 half-marathons (PR: 1:6:30)
- most miles run in one day: 81 miles
- Head Coach of College of Saint Mary XC Team, winner of the 2021 GPAC Coach of Character Award
BONUS: Mr. Fey was inducted February 6 along with his father!
CONGRATULATIONS, Mr. Fey!
Westside Wrestling Coaches Sweep Metro Awards
Varsity Boys Head Coach Mike Jernigan: Head Coach of the Year
Varsity Boys Assistant Coach Reed Weber: Assistant Coach of the Year
Varsity Girls Head Coach: Bob Mulligan: Head Coach of the Year
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ARE YOU STILL READING? YOU WIN!
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION:
DO YOU CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK'S DAY? IF YES, HOW?
All Westside Community Schools & Westside Foundation staff members (ECC/Club 66) are eligible!
FEBRUARY QUESTION & WINNERS: What is your favorite holiday and why?
- ABBY RIDDER, Westside Early Childhood Centers: 'Christmas!'
- DESIRAE ANSON, WHS West Campus: 'My favorite holiday is Christmas because it's just such a magical time and I get to spend time with my loved ones!'
- JAIME KAMMANDEL, LOVELAND: 'My favorite holiday has to be Christmas - seeing the magic in my son's eyes every year is one of my absolute favorite things!'
Thank you for keeping Shari and her family in your thoughts.
Henry Doorly Zoo Discounts
The Henry Doorly Zoo is offering discounted memberships now through April 3 (prices go up on April 4). Go to www.omahazoo.com to sign up. Your registration may ask for a "seller's code". Westside's is 24217. Attached are signup instructions and membership prices.
To note...Westside does not subsidize any other discounts beyond what the zoo offers during their membership drive. Entering the seller's code helps the Zoo keep track of sign-ups.