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WMS Yearbooks on Sale

Posted January 29, 2019 Yearbooks are currently on sale for $25. To purchase one go to www.buytheyearbook.com/westsidemiddleschool  

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WMS Student was Guest Poet at “Living the Dream” music, poetry, and dance competition

Posted January 23, 2019 On January 21 at The Holland Performing Arts Center, five Westside High School students competed in the first “Living the Dream” music, poetry, and dance competition. They were all amazing and represented our district well. Julia Wuestewald, our world-class eighth-grade poet, entered the competition but was disallowed for being too young. However, the organizers felt her poem was too good to be left out, so they made Jules the guest poet.…

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Westside Connection named overall Grand Champion at Music Lives Contest

Posted on January 19, 2019 On January 19, WMS Westside Connection Show Choir participated in the Music Lives Contest hosted by Millard West High School. Westside Connection won awards for Best Choreography, Best Vocals and was named overall Grand Champion in the middle school division. Congratulations Westside Connection!

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Westside Vocal Music students selected for Nebraska Honor Choir

Posted January 15, 2019 Eleven Westside Vocal Music students were selected to participate in this years annual Nebraska Honor Choir. The honor choir was comprised of students from across the Omaha Metro area. Students learned advanced literature and spent a day under the direction of a national renown arranger and clinician. Students gave a stunning performance to conclude the day! Students Pictured from left to right: (Front row) Ava Dembowski, Meg Parsonage, Maddy Andrysik, (second…

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Congratulations to students with perfect attendance for December

Posted on January 7, 2019 Congratulations to WMS students that had perfect attendance in the month of December. Perfect Attendance December 2018

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WMS Louder Than a Bomb group has some famous visitors

Posted January 13, 2019 The father daughter team of Manual Gonzales and Sarita Sol Gonzales–both poet laureates of Albuquerque, NM recently visited the WMS Louder Than a Bomb group and ran their rehearsal. Their passion for writing and teaching poetry was infectious and gave the WMS team a boost of energy, just in time as they head into competition season.

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WMS Musical Cast List

Congratulations to the students that made the Cast List for the WMS Musical. Annie Cast List

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WMS Teachers & Staff Give Back

Thanks to the generosity of WMS teachers, John Bergin, school social worker, raised over $1300.00 to help 15 WMS families. WMS teachers had the opportunity to wear jeans everyday during the last week of first semester if they donated $10 to the cause. John said that the families that benefited from this cause were overjoyed with the generosity shown by WMS teachers and staff.

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WMS Student Takes Top Prize at the 18th Annual Teen Poetry Bash

Posted on December 3, 2018 Congratulations to WMS student Julia Wuestewald, who took 1st place and a $100 Top Prize at the 18th Annual Teen Poetry Bash held at the Omaha Public Library, sponsored by the Nebraska Writer’s Collective! Julia, we are so proud of you!

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3D Modeling Workshop

Posted November 28, 2018 On Monday, 11/26, WMS students had the opportunity to participate in an afterschool 3D modeling workshop sponsored by Mrs. Shabram (Business and Technology) and Mrs. Saetveit (Library). Some students chose to use the 3D pens from the library to create holiday designs while others used Tinkercad software to print 3D objects using the Business and Tech department’s 3D printer. Watch for additional afterschool workshops coming your way in 2019!

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