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February 2021

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Westside Board of Education Meeting: Monday, March 1

The next Westside Board of Education meeting will be held Monday, March 1 at 6:30pm at the ABC Administration Building. The meeting will be shared live on Facebook, appearing on the district site once the meeting begins. CLICK HERE.
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Scholarships Now Available to WHS Students

Thanks to the WHS Counseling Department, the Westside Foundation and the Westside Alumni Association, we are proud to offer dozens of impactful scholarship opportunities to Westside students! These scholarships are available to students for a variety of interests, activities, and post-secondary pursuits. We encourage all to apply and share with students and families. THANK YOU to our community and supporters for continuing to help our students succeed and find new opportunities!

CLICK HERE to learn more!

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KMTV: Westbrook Educators Utilize Do Space For Students

Do Space redirects resources to help close education gaps during pandemic

KMTV: Westside Educators Start Receiving Vaccinations

Douglas County educators to begin receiving vaccines this week

Donors, District Dedicate Merrill ‘Swede’ Carlson Westside Golf Training Center

Westside High School leaders, donors and students officially dedicated the new Merrill ‘Swede’ Carlson Westside Golf Training Center on Monday, February 15. This first of its kind venue for a public high school in the United States offers 1,800 feet of dedicated golf space, including a Foresight Sports golf simulator, Southwest Greens putting and chipping surfaces, U.S. Kids Golf clubs and equipment, and various tributes to the history of golf in Omaha and at Westside High School.

Paid for entirely by donors (no taxpayer dollars or school funds), the Swede Center honors Omaha’s Merrill Carlson, an avid Field Club member who dreamed of sharing his love of golf with others. The Swede Center will be the indoor training headquarters for Westside Boys and Girls Golf Teams, but will also be made available at times for Westside students and staff at no charge to them. Golf clubs are already being organized throughout the district; a dozen Westgate students were among the first to try out the new Swede Center earlier this month!

CLICK HERE to see more photos inside the Swede Center!

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Westside Student Advocating For Organ Donation

Another Westside Warrior is making a difference in our state! Westside High School Freshman Marigold Helvey is working with our state senators to lower the organ donor registration age. KETV recently shared a story on Marigold's hard work and personal mission! #WeAreWestside


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Registration will soon begin for families interested in Westside Early Childhood Centers and/or Club 66 for the 2021-2022 School Year, and Summer of 2021.


  • March 1st: ECC (toddler, preschool & 4 yr old) enrollment is open to all families
  • April 5th: Club 66 (WCS Kindergarten - 6th grade) registration for currently enrolled families
  • April 19th: Club 66 (WCS Kindergarten - 6th grade) enrollment is open to all families


  • March 1st - Enrollment open for all ages and families - $30 Registration Fee
  • May 1st - $50 Registration Fee

Westside Early Childhood Centers and the Club 66 program are offered through the Westside Foundation. For more information, click here.

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Westside Community Schools does not sponsor or endorse the organizations or activities described below. The distribution of these materials is provided as a community service.

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