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Sunset Hills Holds Spelling Bee

Posted October 10, 2018 On Tuesday, October 9th, a School Spelling Bee was held at Sunset Hills in the library.  All students in grades 4-6 took a written test prior to this event to determine who would compete. Congratulations to Izabella S., our school winner and Liam P., who placed second in the competition. Izabella and Liam will move on to the Westside School District Bee, which will be held on November 16th at the…


Students partner to make Kindness Quilt

Posted September 10, 2018 Sunset Hills 3rd Grade and Kindergarten students are ‘buddying up’ to make a Kindness Quilt! This wonderful project is led by Sunset Hills 3rd grade teacher Molly McMeekin.


Boundary Committee Meeting: September 20

Updated September 13, 2018 The first meeting of the Boundary Engagement Process Committee took place Thursday September 6. Full meeting notes are now available by clicking here. All questions raised during the September 6 meeting will be discussed by our advising partners, RSP & Associates, as well as District leadership. Answers to these questions will be shared at the next Boundary Committee meeting on Thursday September 20. The meeting will take place from 6:00-8:00pm at…


Should Your Child Stay Home? We want them at #SchoolEveryday!

The following message is from Alan Bone, Director of Student Services with Westside Community Schools. Students who miss fewer than two days of school before October tend to have good attendance for the remainder of the year. And students with good attendance are more likely to keep up with their peers in both reading and math. One of the best things parents can do to help their children succeed is to make sure they get…


Parents: Accompany Children To Games

Posted August 22, 2018 As Varsity athletic events begin this week, Westside Community Schools reminds parents of elementary-aged students to please accompany them to games. District leaders strongly encourage parents to supervise our younger fans at home games; please do not drop off elementary-aged students at the gates without adult supervision. Thank you for helping us ensure the safety and well being of all students, on and off the field!


2018 Fall Activities Guide

Posted August 17, 2018 There are activities taking place throughout our District and the Omaha area, offering opportunities for Westside Community Schools students and families. For a complete list of Fall 2018 Activities, CLICK HERE.  


NEW Sunset Hills Opens to Students and Staff

Posted August 16, 2018 Sunset Hills Elementary School has opened for Westside Community Schools students. The $13.8 million dollar project is on time and on budget, as promised to voters in 2015. Photo courtesy Debra Kaplan Click here to watch video of the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Opening! District leaders hosted students, staff and community members August 8th for a ribbon cutting ceremony. The event concluded two years of planning, design…


NEW Snack List for 2018-2019 School Year

Updated August 27, 2018 The Westside Safer & Healthier Foods Committee met this summer to revise the District Approved Snack List. This list provides dozens of choices for parents and families who wish to provide snacks and treats for their child and others in class or for school-related events. As a reminder: this list applies to all elementary schools. Secondary schools may bring in any commercially prepared items. No homemade food items or items including nuts…


Sunset’s Young Artists on Display

Posted March 8, 2018 Colorful paintings, whimsical 3-D pieces, and more turned Sunset Hills into an amazing art gallery during Art and Soup on February 23. The annual event, sponsored by our Community Club, combined an all-school art show with a soup/chili dinner. The students should be very proud of their wonderful artwork.  


Enrichment Clusters

Posted April 18, 2017 This quarter students at Sunset Hills started enrichment classes, which will be held on Fridays from 2:30-3:15 until the end of the year.  Students were asked to choose topics of interest and then were placed in small groups based their interest. Classes are led by teachers, as well as parent volunteers.  Some examples of classes are:  games, book making, inventions, cooking, movie making, animals, science, coding and sports.   So far,…

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