Librarian Lisa Erickson receives Award

 Recently, Lisa Erickson, our amazing librarian here at Westside, was awarded the UELMA (The Utah Educational Library Media Association) Paraprofessional of the Year Award.  Any teacher at Westside can tell you how conscientious Lisa is about ensuring that sutdents have access to literature that interests them.  She is always willing to share her ideas to get students reading, and will often recommend books to students she thinks they will enjoy.  Mrs.

Happy Secretary's Day!

On Friday, April 25th, Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Hjorth, and Mrs. Whatcott were given honorary superhero status to thank them for the amazing work they do at Westside Elementary!  To us, they are super-human every day and we appreciate all they do to keep our school running smoothly.

6th Grade Hershey Track


On April 17th, sixth grade students from Westside participated in the Hershey Track Meet at Springville High School.  Sixth graders from other schools in Springville also participated.  Seattul Call placed 4th in the softball throw, and Sage Bowers and Tyon Mattinson placed 6th in the 100 meter run.   Students just enjoyed the day to cheer their peers on, and enjoy the sun.

Dual Immersion Program

Students who participate in the dual immersion program performed their program for the school recently.  The students learned a variety of songs in Spanish, and several dances native to different countries

Fifth Grade Program

The fifth grade students at Westside recently performed their program for the school and for the parents and families.  The program focuses on special events and music throughout United States history,- especially during the 1900's. 

Making Solar Houses


This week, students in the sixth grade are learning about heat.  As part of the unit, they each made a mini solar house, and will learn about how radiation affects temperature inside the solar house with and without covering the windows.