Westside Middle School

April 16, 2021

Important Dates to Remember:

NSCAS Testing Schedule for in person learners:

  • Math - Tues, April 20 and Wed, April 21

Friday, April 23th - NO SCHOOL (the office will be closed as well)

Friday, May 14th - N0 SCHOOL for 7th Graders, 8th Grade dismissed at 11:00

Friday, May 14, 8:00-11:00 a.m. - Eighth Grade Career Day

One Morning + Thousands of Careers = Exceptional Learning Opportunity!

NOTE: Student buses will not be running on this day. Please make transportation arrangements, in advance, for your student. 8th grade students are dismissed at 11 a.m. to accommodate sixth grade Warrior Walkabout.(There is no school for 7th grade students.)

Career Day Activities . . .

•Keynote Career Presenters!

•Career rotation sessions involving real-world experiences within career clusters!

•Gaining career awareness (what they do, work environment, how to become one, pay, job outlook)!

•Service Learning (WHS graduation requirement) - Information to begin earning hours this summer!

"We believe that providing ALL learners with high-quality career
development services and technology will help ensure that they
secure productive employment in their chosen career as efficiently
and cost-effectively as possible. This will also better meet the
needs of employers for a skilled workforce, elevate the dignity of all
work and help more young people achieve the American Dream."

-Coalition for Career Development

2021 Sale of Westside Technology Devices

For information about purchasing Westside Devices please refer to this link.


Honors Night

This year we had over 500 students earn various honors and awards in our building! Although this is an incredible accomplishment for our students, it does not allow us to get a chance to celebrate in person. Due to the high number of students that would participate, we would not be able to social distance appropriately. For this reason, our honors recognition will be done virtually this year, similar to what was done last year. Parents of students who receive awards will be sent an email with information on how to view the virtual recognition presentation. In addition, students will notified of how and when to pick up their awards. We apologize that we cannot have this ceremony in person, but we are very excited about the incredible accomplishments of so many students.

Thank you for understanding and please contact our Assistant Principal, Brian Stevens, if you have any questions.

Attention Current 8th Graders

Westside High School Esports will be holding an informational meeting on Tuesday, April 27th at 3:15 p.m in room 222 on the landing. Students interested in competing next school year should plan on attending. Additionally, interested students should complete the google form linked below. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Tonkinson in the Social Studies/Business IMC or email him at tonkinson.chase@westside66.net


Summer Sports Camps

Click on the link below to find out the details for Summer Sports Camps for Westside High School.


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Water Bottles and Masks

Please make sure your student is coming to school with a water bottle and a mask. We no longer have extra water bottles to hand out.

Thank you!!

After School Expectations

It is a WMS expectation that students leave campus no later than 3:40 unless they are involved in an activity or working with a teacher. We do offer the after school library program if students need to be on campus later than 3:40. Please contact Corrie Philo if you would like to sign your student up.

Once students leave the building they are asked to stay outside. If they need to re-enter the building they must go through the main office and check in.



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Summer School at the High School for incoming 9th Graders

Current 8th Grade Parents - The date for sign up for summer school classes at Westside High School begins Wednesday, April 7th and begins at 8:00 A.M. and will take place in MySchoolBucks.

Here is a link to the list of courses and additional information (it is on the high school webpage at the bottom under happenings). This is a new link from last week:


Registration Procedure:

  1. Log into your parent PowerSchool account,

  2. Click on MySchoolBucks on the left hand side,

    1. Go to the school store

    2. Select categories and select summer school.

    3. There you will select the class(es) that your student will take. *This does not finalize registration. There will be an approval process that will take up to three business days. Upon approval, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from MySchoolBucks.

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Parents must call into the attendance secretary, Ms. Metzler, if your student is ill or not able to attend/participate in school that day. This is necessary no matter if your student physically attends school or is an extended campus learner. Please make sure this is done by 9:00 AM.

The attendance number is 402-408-8649 or 402-390-6464

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Help WMS earn free money through TAGG

Attached is a flyer featuring TAGG businesses near Westside Middle School. If you or any family members are going to any of these places, please TAGG Westside Middle School on the app by submitting a photo of you receipt in order for us to get a free donation.

Kim Eymann - Principal



Brian Stevens - Assistant Principal (He will handle all questions on Busing)

Dean for 8A & 7C



Jenni Allen - Assistant Principal & Special Services Department Chair



Dan Carlson - Dean & Athletic Director

Dean for 7A, 7B, & 8B



Corrie Philo - Dean for 7D, 8C, & 8D