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Important Information For 6th Grade Parents

Posted February 19, 2020 We have several important dates we hope you mark on your calendar. Your first event is 6th Grade Orientation Night, an event organized to help introduce your student to their future school. Please note the dates below and the associated elementary schools. We recommend students attend the night scheduled for their school, however, you are welcome to attend either night if needed. Both students and parents are invited to 6th Grade…


Work At Westside: We Are Hiring!

Updated February 5, 2020 Westside Community Schools in Omaha, Neb. is looking for passionate adults who care about nurturing children and helping them grow! We are hiring a variety of positions, including teachers and substitute teachers. https://youtu.be/VUwuvA5Y6JU https://youtu.be/BZFmscupRXo You can also click here for more #WorkAtWestside employee profiles! CLICK HERE to learn more, and to apply now!


Local Artist Sarah Rowe Visits Sunset Hills

Sarah Rowe, an Omaha artist, brought a nurturing vibe and creative energy to our students last week. She worked closely with each class as they created their own nature bundle — a combination of sticks, pine cones, grasses, and more. Plus, a good amount of paint, ribbon, yarn, fabric, and just plain fun. According to Ms. Rowe, “The process of making nature bundles in art workshops is loosely inspired by Lakota medicine bundles. These bundles…


Ready For Kindergarten!

Do you have a future Westside kindergartener?  If so, see below to find out when and where you would attend an informational meeting and round-up!


Take A Look Inside Sunset Hills!

View this video to get a look inside the great things happening at Sunset Hills! https://youtu.be/aJSWNZzLb-w


Information for Kindergarten Enrollment, Transfer Requests and Option Enrollment

Posted December 22, 2019 Student In-District Transfer Requests for the 2020-2021 School Year If you are a District resident who would like your K-6 child(ren) to attend an elementary school other than the school that serves your attendance area for next school year, you must submit a completed In-District Transfer (IDT) Request form to the Office of Student Services for review. The District gives priority to families living within the District prior to placing Option…


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…

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