News and Events
WMS Students make Valentines for Veterans
Posted February 9, 2020 Thank you to our veterans for your service to our country! Thank you, WMS SPARK (homeroom) classes for creating an abundance of valentines for veterans!READ MORE
VIDEO: WMS Choir Performs At UNO Game
Posted February 4, 2020 https://youtu.be/JxL-iJMzL4w Westside Middle School students sing the national anthem at the February 2, 2020 UNO Men’s Basketball Game at Baxter Arena! Congratulations to our Warriors and to WMS Vocal Music Director Nick Djernes. #WeAreWestsideREAD MORE
WMS 7th Graders Attend Courage Retreat
Posted on January 29, 2020 Recently all 7th grade students at Westside Middle School attended a Courage Retreat that focuses on helping students identify personal fears and understand that everyone has them. Students were encouraged to act with courage and to be kind. The facilitators of the Courage Retreat also focused on inspiring students to have better relationships with their peers and to look past social barriers.
WMS Circle of Friends
Posted on January 28, 2020 The WMS Circle of Friends Group recently had a gathering where they socialized and played games. Group members came up with a game variation of the “Would You Rather” as a way to get to know their peers.
WMS Teacher Wins National Award
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 27, 2020 WESTSIDE EARNS NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION Westside Community Schools has been awarded two separate awards from the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association for Program Excellence and Teacher Excellence. These are the latest highlights in a string of exciting developments for District 66, which opened a state-of-the-art welding, fabrication and manufacturing lab for students just months ago. The Westside High School Engineering and Technology Department has…READ MORE
7th grade science students exploring ecosystems
Posted on January 27, 2020 Students in Mrs. Martin’s 7th grade Science class are exploring a Yellowstone ecosystem and creating a food web with the organisms that keep it thriving.READ MORE
WMS Spring Musical
Posted on December 20, 2019 Check out the cast list for the WMS Spring Musical.READ MORE
WMS Staff in the Holiday Spirit
Posted December 20, 2019 WMS staff showed off their holiday spirit on the last day of the semester.READ MORE
8th grade Science students designing instruments to learn about sound waves
Posted December 11, 2019 Over the last 3 weeks, students in 8th grade Science have been designing instruments to demonstrate their knowledge of sound waves and then learning how to modify their instrument to play a tune.
WMS Students Visit the RACE: Are We So Different? Exhibit at Durham
Posted December 8, 2019 Students from WMS recently visited the RACE: Are We So Different? Exhibit at Durham Museum. The American Anthropological Association in collaboration with the Science Museum of Minnesota, developed this exhibit to tell the stories of race from the biological, cultural and historical points of view. Combining these perspectives offers an unprecedented look at race and racism in the United States.READ MORE