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Work At Westside: We Are Hiring!

Posted December 11, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtT52xJ6j6M Westside Community Schools is looking for passionate adults who care about nurturing children and helping them grow! We are hiring a variety of positions, including educational assistants. Meet Joan Crum, an educational assistant at Sunset Hills Elementary, and learn why you should join our team! You can also click here for more #WorkAtWestside employee profiles! CLICK HERE to learn more, and to apply now!


Sunset Hills Students Shine at Geo Bee!

Posted December 6, 2019 A Geography Bee took place at Sunset Elementary on December 5th, and 5th grader Bennett S. was the winner!  The Sunset School level GeoBee was the first round of the 32nd annual National GeoBee, a geography competition designed to spark student interest and reward students’ curiosity about the world.  Bennett’s next step is to take a qualifying test to possibly qualify to compete in the Nebraska State Bee at UNO on…


Sunset Hills Wins Architectural Award

Posted December 6, 2019 We are thrilled to announce Sunset Hills has been honored with a 2019 Architectural Merit Award by the American Institute of Architects Nebraska Chapter! Congratulations to our wonderful partner TACK Architects, and thank you for this beautiful school! 


Sunset Hills Promotes Kindness

Posted December 6, 2019 It didn’t take long to fill our Positive Post-it Note Wall at Sunset Hills!!  #BeKind #WeAreWestside


Sunset Hills Spelling Bee

Posted October 31, 2019 On Tuesday, October 29th, students participated in the Sunset Hills Spelling Bee.  All students in grades 4-6 took a written test prior to this event to determine who would compete. Congratulations to Bakari O., our school winner and Sam S. who placed second in the competition. Thea Lierman was the third place speller.  Sam and Bakari will move on to the Westside School District Bee, which will be held on November…


Sunset Special Education Team Wins Royalty Cup!

Posted October 15, 2019 Congratulations to our Special Education team, as they have brought the Westside Royalty Cup to Sunset Hills!  The Royalty Cup is awarded to staff members, departments or teams for their positivity, hard work and dedication to students!


Homecoming Parade

Posted September 20, 2019 Thank you to all of our Sunset Hills Tigers who participated in the Westside Homecoming Parade! What a great turnout and show of school spirit!


Sunset Hills Honors Veterans

Posted November 16, 2016 On Friday, November 11th, students and staff celebrated Veterans Day 2016.  Veterans from the community were invited to a special program, where they were honored.  Each class also showed their appreciation by singing songs and reading poetry!  Please check out the video below, which showcases Veteran’s Day around the district.  Sunset Hills is a highlight! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUKFL-Kp1Zg&feature=em-upload_owner#action=share


Author Kate Klise Visits Sunset Hills

Posted November 16, 2016 Children’s Author Kate Klise visited Sunset Hills last week! She talked to students about the writing process, as well as her journey to becoming an author. Kate also shared parts of her books! It is always a great experience for students to learn about writing from authors!


Sunset Hills Welcomes Artist Scott Blake

Posted October 27, 2016 This week students at Sunset Hills had the opportunity to work with local artist Scott Blake. Blake uses pixelated images, barcodes and flip books to express his creativity.  For his work with the students, Blake took each child’s school picture and pixelated the image.  Students then used finger paints to fill in the image.  Thank you to the Sunset Hills Community Club and ArtPALS for this amazing opportunity!

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