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BOVA Art Award

Former WMS teacher, Barb Irvin started a new Art Award for deserving 8th grade art students. In honor of her friend a long time artist and gallery owner, Ms. Irvin instituted the BOVA Art award for two outstanding 8th grade artists. Art teachers, Cindy Royer and Jonathan Pingel chose two artists who represented the qualities of the ward, Elizabeth Quiroz and Olivia Villotta. In a ceremony at WMS the two artists were presented with $150…

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4-4-4 Film Competition Winners

Congrats goes out to the following Westside Middle School students who competed in the 4-4-4 Film Competition this past week, 12 of whom took home awards!! 3rd place and best use of dialogue – Erin Moser, Abby Baker, Reese Young-Oestmann and Kai Young-Oestman 4th place – Zola Madson, Lina Shukry, Braylon Schroeder and Jenna Farrington Best use of prop – Leah Keator, Milly Morris, Luke Steiner and Benjamin Kutler

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WMS Poets Compete in their second bout

The WMS Poets gave five of their best performances in their second bout and finished in second place (out of four) behind Omaha Northwest. Once again, this group poem was the hit of the night, receiving the highest score of the four group poems, and Maggie Siler’s poem had the second highest score of all sixteen individual poems. John Horton, their teacher sponsor, is so proud of their accomplishments and they will come even better…

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Warrior WalkAbout Registration

ATTENTION PARENTS OF ALL 6TH GRADERS: We invite your incoming 7th grader to join us at Warrior WalkAbout on July 26th or July 31 from 8:30am-12:30pm at Westside Middle School. Warrior WalkAbout is an orientation camp for incoming 7th graders at WMS. The goal of the camp is to create a meaningful, exciting, and engaging experience for our 7th graders. The camp is only open to incoming 7th graders. There are two different days offered,…

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WMS Junior Warrior Theatre presents “Mary Poppins”

You’re invited to enjoy the Westside Middle School Junior Warrior Theatre presentation of Mary Poppins! The show is April 19-21 at the Westside Middle School Auditorium. Each show begins at 7:00pm. Tickets are $7 for Adults, $5 for Students, and children 5 and under are admitted for free!

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WMS competes at the Louder Than a Bomb Great Plains Poetry Slam

The WMS poets competed at the Louder Than a Bomb Great Plains Poetry Slam on Sunday, March 25. This is a high school competition. WMS was one of two middle schools competing. In their first bout, they finished third out of four, missing second place by seven tenths of a point. Their final score of 143 was the fourth highest team score in the competition, and their group poem scored was 29.9 out of 30–the…

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Westside Edge Show Choir Camp

2018 WMS Show Choir Camp Flyer

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Safe Schools Week

This week at WMS has been all about safe schools and showing kindness to others. Student council members organized different events each day and on Friday, students and staff participated in a sit in and a moment of silence to remember the lives lost to school violence.

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Financial Literacy Concert for 7th graders

Weaving a high-energy, live rock performance with testimony of the artists’ life lessons on finance, Carter Hulsey and the band Me Like Bees, visited WMS to share with students how financial literacy and confidence enable them to make dreams realities. The Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE) coordinated and secured sponsors for the tour to visit WMS and three other local schools. Jennifer Davidson, president of the NCEE and assistant professor of practice in economics,…

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WMS Band – Club’s Choice fundraiser student/parent pick-up

WMS Band – Club’s Choice fundraiser student/parent pick-up Wednesday, March 21 after school Lower PAC hallway between band room and stage Parents/guardians are welcome to pick-up your student and fundraising items on the south side of school by the PAC loading dock.  Remember, most items need to be kept frozen until delivered to your customers

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