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Westgate’s Homecoming Representatives

posted 10/11/2018   photo courtesy of Fatimah Alabbas Jafar and Launah represented Westgate at the homecoming football game at Westside High School.  They both entered Gator Bucks into a drawing and were selected.  Gator Bucks are earned by students who exhibit our PBIS expectations:  Be Safe, Be Respectful, and Be Responsible.  Congratulations Jafar & Launah!      

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Westgate Top Spellers

On Monday, November 8th, a School Spelling Bee took place at Westgate Elementary.  All students in grades 4-6 took a written test prior to this event to determine who would compete. Congratulations to Marin D., our school winner and Lucy L., who placed second in the competition. Marin and Lucy will move on to the Westside School District Bee, which will be held on November 16th at the Westside Middle School Performing Arts Center. We…

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Gators Recognized For Positive Behavior

Posted September 10, 2018 Westgate students are leading the way when it comes to positive behavior at school! Through our districtwide PBiS system, we recognize learners who are kind, respectful, hardworking and determined to succeed! Congratulations to the following Westgate Gators for their wonderful behavior at school!

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Should Your Child Stay Home? We want them at #SchoolEveryday!

Posted August 27, 2018 The following message is from Alan Bone, Director of Student Services with Westside Community Schools. Students who miss fewer than two days of school before October tend to have good attendance for the remainder of the year. And students with good attendance are more likely to keep up with their peers in both reading and math. One of the best things parents can do to help their children succeed is to…

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Check out how Westgate celebrated #BeKind Day!

Posted August 24, 2018 Westgate joins dozens of schools across the Omaha metro area to show ways they can #BeKind https://youtu.be/z07rYe0UBXA

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Parents: Accompany Children To Games

Posted August 22, 2018 As Varsity athletic events begin this week, Westside Community Schools reminds parents of elementary-aged students to please accompany them to games. District leaders strongly encourage parents to supervise our younger fans at home games; please do not drop off elementary-aged students at the gates without adult supervision. Thank you for helping us ensure the safety and well being of all students, on and off the field!

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2018 Fall Activities Guide

Posted August 17, 2018 There are activities taking place throughout our District and the Omaha area, offering opportunities for Westside Community Schools students and families. For a complete list of Fall 2018 Activities, CLICK HERE. http://westside66.org/news/fall-2018-activities-guide/  

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Important Fall Dates For Your Calendar

Updated August 27, 2018 Welcome back to Westgate for the 2018-2019 school year! Please make a note of the following dates. For a complete listing of upcoming events and activities, please check our online calendar. WESTGATE COMMUNITY CLUB MEETING & PARENT ADVISORY Tuesday August 21, 6:00pm WESTGATE PARENT COLLABORATION NIGHT Tuesday August 28, 6:00pm – 8:00pm 5th-6th GRADE BAND/STRINGS CURRICULUM PRESENTATION Thursday August 30, 6:00pm at Westside Middle School NO SCHOOL Friday August 31 and…

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NEW Snack List for 2018-2019 School Year

Updated August 27, 2018 The Westside Safer & Healthier Foods Committee met this summer to revise the District Approved Snack List. This list provides dozens of choices for parents and families who wish to provide snacks and treats for their child and others in class or for school-related events. As a reminder: this list applies to all elementary schools. Secondary schools may bring in any commercially prepared items. No homemade food items or items including nuts…

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