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Teammates Mentoring Needs Your Help!
Westside Community Schools currently has 75 mentor/mentee matches, but we have over 100 students that are on the waiting list to be matched with a mentor. If you are interested in becoming a mentor, or know someone who is, they can find more information at https://teammates.org/. TeamMates WestsideREAD MORE
State Assessment: Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System (NSCAS)
State Assessment: Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System (NSCAS) New NSCAS Summative assessment measures student performance Takes less time, reveals deeper information, and helps address learning roadblocks This school year, the Nebraska Student-Centered Assessment System (NSCAS) Summative assessment replaces the Nebraska School Accountability (NeSA) tests in: English language arts and math for grades 3–8 Science for grades 5 and 8 This new, computer-adaptive culminating assessment measures student performance against Nebraska’s content area standards, showing how learning compares…READ MORE
Governor Ricketts and Miss Nebraska Visit Paddock Road
Governor Pete Ricketts and Miss Nebraska, Allison Tietjen, visited Paddock Road to congratulate students and teachers on their hard work achieving Blue Ribbon School status.READ MORE
Parent/Teacher Conferences-NWEA Growth Reports and NeSA Student Parent Reports
During Parent/Teacher Conferences, parent(s) will receive his/her child’s Fall NWEA Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) Growth Report (Grades 3-8) and NeSA Student Report (Students who were in Grades 3-8 in the 2016/2017 school year.) Additional information regarding the NWEA MAP assessment, along with parent resources can be found at https://www.nwea.org/parent-toolkit/ and https://www.nwea.org/content/uploads/2017/08/Parent-Guide.pdf.READ MORE
NWEA MAP Information
Third – Ninth Grade Students to Take the Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) tests. During the 2017/2018 school year, your child will take tests called NWEA Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP®) Growth Tests. This assessment tool is used to determine your child’s instructional level and to measure academic growth throughout the school year and from year-to-year in the areas of reading and math. MAP® assessments are untimed, but each will take approximately 45-60…READ MORE
Mr. Kock earns Teacher of the Month!
Matt Kock, 6th grade teacher at Paddock Road Elementary, has been named Westside’s Teacher of the Month for August. Kock, who has been with Paddock Road for 19 years, was honored by the Board of Education and presented $100 thanks to Prime Choice Insurance and Courtney Callaway. Click here to watch as Mr. Kock learned he was Teacher of the Month! A co-worker shared the following about Mr. Kock in her nomination: Matt Kock deserves Teacher…READ MORE
PRCC needs your help!
The Paddock Road Community Club (PRCC) hosts some fun evens with the great help of wonderful volunteers. We would love to have your participation! Parents, guardians, WMS and WHS students are welcome. If you are interested in helping out, please indicate which activity by checking the corresponding box below. We will contact you as each event approaches. Please join us and VOLUNTEER TODAY! Submit your information online via the Paddock Road Community Club Volunteer Form.READ MORE
Guide to Social Media Pitfalls for Families Evening Session
Parents and Students Informational FlyerREAD MORE