March 2015

Nestle Day of Caring

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On Friday, March 27th, volunteers from Nestle came to Westside for the official Nestle Day of Caring.  Throughout the day, these volunteers had the opportunity to read with students in the classroom, and also to spend quality time with students playing games.  

Fourth Grade Fossils

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As part of the fourth grade social studies curriculum, students in Ms. Parra's fourth grade class made their own fossils in class.  Students learn about how archaeology informs us about the past.

3rd Grade Program

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Recently, Westside third grade students participated in their annual program.  The program is designed to focus on third grade social studies curriculum, which focuses on community.

Wax Museum in Fifth Grade

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On Thursday, February 25th, Westside 5th grade students participated in the annual wax museum.  Each student researched an influential person in history, and dressed as that person would have dressed.  They each prepared a short speech to go along with the person they chose.

Science Fair

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On Febrary 18th, fifth and sixth grade students were given the option of participating in the school science fair.  Students were required to do all of the work for their projects outside of school.  Several projects were chosen to go on to the district science fair on February 24th.