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Congratulations WMS Math Counts Team

The WMS Math Counts team finished 6th over the weekend in its most recent competition Evan Mott Nathan Chan Jaden Taylor Lucas Sokolik


Congratulations Quiz Bowl Team

Both Westside A and Westside B Quiz Bowl Teams competed on Friday at Grace University. The “A” team earned a 2nd place finish (Brownell Talbot) and the “B” team fought hard, losing to Mission A in the first round. Westside “A” Ben Kutler Milena Morris Alex Wegner Jackson Ingvolstad Westside “B” Jack Scioli Nathan Chan Zach Atlas Chase Kroeger


WMS Library Spotlight

Love for books is in the air in the WMS library!  This month, WMS students had the opportunity to take a blind date with a book from the Valentine’s Display in the library.  In library classes, seventh and eighth graders also completed six rounds of speed dating with books in order to find a true literary love.

Happy reading, book lovers!


Buy Your Yearbook Today

In yearbook class, Ella and Ben are working hard to finish their spreads and come up with new and exciting advertising campaigns to sell more books! Yearbooks are $25. Buy your yearbook today at jostensyearbooks.com  


Congratulations to Westside Connection

Congratulations to Westside Connection! This past Friday they competed at the “Omaha South Classic”. Connection was named grand champion and won awards for best visuals, best musicianship. Also, Nikolas Loontjer was named as outstanding male soloist.  


Team 8C Students Going on a Google Expedition

Students on Team 8C completed a Google Expedition of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum for an interdisciplinary unit with Language Arts and Social Studies. Students built necessary background knowledge in order to write a letter from the perspective of someone who lived in a New York tenement.


Blind Date With A Book

Students are taking a chance on a blind date with a book from your WMS library!  They can read the description, check out the book, and then unwrap it when you leave the library.  Who knows?  It could be love at first read!


Congratulations WMS History Bee Winners

The following students participated in the school history bee and earned a space in regional competition on March 21st: Eddie Pike, Jaden Taylor, Milena Morris and Peter Voller. This is a repeat venture for Peter and Milly who both qualified for national competition last year!


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Learning about measurement, proportions, and ratios in Pre-Algebra

In Mrs. Burk’s Pre-Algebra class, students are putting their knowledge of measurement, proportions, and ratios to work. They explored how the proportions of Leonardo Da Vinci’s ‘Vitruvian Man’ compared to the proportions of their own bodies.

MIDDLE SCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:15 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:45 )