Recently, students who signed up for 4H programs at Westside were able to show parents, family and friends what they have learned the last couple of months. 4H programs offered through Westside included a volleyball class, bell choir, arts and crafts, Spanish class, etc. A new session of 4H classes will begin on November 26th.
On November 2nd, several sixth-grade students participated in an indoor soccer game against a group of faculty members from Westside. Mr. Fox, a fifth-grade teacher, works with students during intramural games at recess time, to improve their athletic skills in a certain sport. Students have the opportunity to sign up for intramurals at the beginning of each term.
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Charlene Hall, a first-grade teacher at Westside, received the Crystal Apple Award on Monday, November 5th. Teresa Jordan, facilitator at Westside, presented Charlene with this prestigious award. This award is peer-nominated and given to recognize excellence in teaching. Charlene has been teaching for nine years, all of which have been in first grade. When asked about why she likes to teach, she talks about her love of the students. She loves their hugs and the idea that everything is new to them. She is the one that gets to teach them how to be students. Some of her reasons for teac
On October 31st, students, staff and faculty at Westside celebrated Halloween with a variety of activities. Earlier in the day, many classes celebrated the day with classroom parties and games. Later in the afternoon, every class participated in the annual Halloween parade. Parents were invited to watch the parade that took place outside on the playground area.
Recently, sixth-grade students at Westside Elementary visited Springville Junior High School to see the production of Thoroughly Modern Millie. The students were impressed with not only the costumes, but with the acting and singing. The teachers and students appreciated the opportunity to see such a great production.
Teachers and faculty at Westside mourned the loss of her youth of Mrs. Jordan today, at the same time celebrating the wonderful person that we know today! Teresa is very loved at Westside for a plethora of reasons. Not only does she sincerely care about students and other teachers, but she is always looking for ways to help others. This is not easy as she is a full-time mom as well. We hope she knows how much she is loved and adored here at Westside by not only the students, but her peers as well.
Many students at Westside recently participated in the national Reflections contest. Their creations are currently on display in the north-east corner of the school. The theme for this year was "The Magic of a Moment". The students who participated could represent their interpretation of this theme through dance, writing, art, and music.