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WMS Girls selected for UNO CodeCrush

Posted October 9, 2019 The following WMS girls were selected to participate in UNO CodeCrush this Fall. CodeCrush is an iSTEM immersion experience for girls and their teachers. CodeCrush is an initiative between the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Information Science and the Technology’s Women in IT Initiative to increase the number of women entering the IT workforce. At the end of October, these girls will spend three days on the UNO campus learning…

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WMS Circle Friends

Posted October 9, 2019 The WMS Circle of Friends group has been working on the skill of asking questions to peers. The kids practiced this skills by playing a version of Heads Up with famous people.

 

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Scholastic Book Fair

Posted on October 7, 2019 The fall Scholastic Book Fair has officially begun. The book fair will run until October 18th. This years goal is to sell $2500. Every purchase benefits the WMS Library! Shop online at https://shop.scholastic.com/parent-ecommerce/parent-store-2.html?fairId=4254882 If you shop online, the books will be shipped to your home, and you’ll pay no shipping fee.  Happy shopping!

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Ally Week at WMS

Posted October 4, 2019 This past week the WMS Gay-Straight Alliacne (GSA) put on an Ally Week.  During the week, students and staff signed pledge cards pledging to make our school a safe and welcoming place for ALL students by taking a stand against homophobic and transphobic bullying.  The signed pledge cards were used to make 3 rainbow flags to display throughout the school.   GSA Student also made some posters to hang throughout the…

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WMS Can Tab Collection Competition

Posted October 13, 2019 THANK YOU to everyone who contributed toward the can tab collection in SPARK, sponsored by All About Business classes! With open arms, the staff at the Ronald McDonald House accepted more than 46 lbs. of can tabs donated by Westside Middle School families!  We are Better Together! Congratulations to Ms. Steiner, Mrs. Shabram and Mr. Stricklett’s SPARK classes with the top three collections!

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VIDEO: 7th Graders Thriving Thanks To Warrior Walkabout

Posted September 20, 2019 How are Westside 7th graders doing? GREAT thanks to Warrior Walkabout! Learn more about this great program for 6th graders to help them make a positive, easy and exciting transition to Westside Middle School. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGtg6dAvQnU CLICK HERE for more Westside Community Schools videos!

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Author Visit

Posted on October 7, 2019 On Thursday, October 3, over 600 students enjoyed a visit from best-selling YA novelist and screenwriter Neal Shusterman. Author of over 50 books for teens, Shusterman is the 2015 winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature for his novel Challenger Deep.  His novel Scythe won Nebraska’s 2019 Golden Sower award for best YA novel. After his visit, Shusterman signed over 100 copies of his books for appreciative…

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September 2019 Perfect Attendance

Posted October 1, 2019 Click here to see what students had perfect attendance for September 2019.

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Team 8B Science Students Using inquiry skills

Posted August 29, 2019 Students in Mrs. Warkentin’s 8B Science class, students used their inquiry skills to investigate a question, form a hypothesis, carry out an experiment and complete a full lab report. Their choices for labs included Oobleck, splatter and heart rate.

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Congratulations to Westside Connection

Posted August 26, 2019 Congratulations to the following students that made 2019-2020 Westside Connection. Aaryn Beck Katie Berry Theresa Bochnicek Lily Boukal Zoey Carlberg Sania Conley Olivia Elbert Leah Filips Edie Goldner Miranda Gregory Chloe Haberman Eliza Haney Eva Hovorka Cora Johnson Lakelyn Joslin Isabel Kleidosty Lilly Makari Greta Mann Mackenzie Martinez Samantha Marvin Lilly McGuire Aiden Meyerson Maddie Miles Emily Peraza Mary-Jane Phillips Maddie Schlegal Jane Smith Paige Smith Alivia Standfill Kate Stevens Emma…

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