STAR STUDENT: Mrs. Jennifer's 2nd grade star student is Amy Orrell! Amy was chosen for this award because she demonstrates kindness to others. Congratulations, Amy!
REMINDER: Flu shot forms are due by Wednesday for students and staff. Forms went home last week. Flu shots, with a few exceptions, are recommended everyone 6 and older. #Soaring2NewHeights
REMINDER: Student and staff flu shot forms, distributed last week, are due no later than Wednesday. A record number of flu vaccination doses were administered last year, when there were dramatically fewer flu illnesses and deaths. The clinic is Friday.
REMINDER: Student flu shot forms for this week's clinic are due to the school no later than Wednesday.
Whitney Hickey applied to UACCB in Batesville during October College Application month. Best wishes, Whitney!
West Side will have a Scholastic Book Fair November 8th-12th in the library!
Sophomore Class Officers for the 2021-2022 school year are as follows: Kolby Lockard, Vice-President; Asia Hudson, Secretary; Alli Cothren, President; Brooke Harper, Student Council Representative; and Lollie Parker, Treasurer.
You can now follow us on our new Instagram page @West_Side_School_District as well as Facebook @The West Side School District and Twitter @WSEagles. Download the Instagram app today from your Google Play or App Store.
STAR STUDENT: Mrs. Kelli's 5th grade star student is Asher Hiatt. Asher was selected for demonstrating kindness to others. Congratulations, Asher!
Kortnee Finch, a senior at West Side, took time this month to participate in the College Application Month event the school held. She applied to Arkansas State University at Beebe. Best wishes, Kortnee!
Another Fat Bear Week winner, Lucas Carlton, picked Otis as the grand champion!
Congratulations to Sophie Brandmeyer! She had 100% accuracy on her Fat Bear Week bracket.
West Side PreK is currently learning their colors. Here is their Red Day pic!
STAR STUDENT: Mrs. Robin's 6th grade star student is McKenzzie Branscum McKenzzie received a certificate and water bottle filled with goodies from Officer Donald because she shows kindness to others. Way to go, McKenzzie!
A COMMUNITY blood drive will be held at West Side School from 9:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13. Donors receive a glow-in-the-dark T-shirt and free entry to the Little Rock Zoo. Appointments may be scheduled at https://www.yourbloodinstitute.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/359979. Donations at this drive and two others during the school year could lead to a scholarship for a senior.
West Side's Pink Out night is Oct. 26, when the Eagles play Nemo Vista. Anyone can order a Pink Out shirt to support the fight against cancer by completing the form and submitting with payment to the High School office by Oct. 14. #Soaring2NewHeights
West Side will host a community blood drive operated by the Arkansas Blood Institute. Donations from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday help save lives and help secure a scholarship for a senior. T-shirt, antibody test, and A1C for FREE! #Soaring2NewHeights
Senior, Thomas (Tom Cat) Murphree participated in the October College Application Month day at West Side. He plans to start his college career at the University of Arkansas at Beebe. Congratulations, Thomas!
STAR STUDENT: The Star Student for Mrs. Sonjia's 2nd grade is James Hodges. The character word for the month was kindness, and James was chosen because he demonstrates kindness to others. Way to go, James!
West Side's boys golf team, in state tournament play for the first time since 2015, finished runner-up today and sent two players to the overall state golf championship. Max Gipson, who finished 3rd individually, and Travis Gentry were the overall championship qualifiers -- earning All-State honors. Gentry is now an all-state performer in five sports, golf, baseball, basketball, tennis, and cross country. #Soaring2NewHeights