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Westside Class Start and End of the Day

Classes Start Promptly at: 8:20am

Classes End Promptly at: 3:30pm

*Dismissal at 3:35pm* - Walkers and Pick Up Students

*Dismissal at 3:40pm* – Bus Riders


Westside Message or Pick up Procedures 

If someone other than a parent/guardian will be picking up a child, please call the office and give permission for the School to release the child to the individual.

 PLEASE send a note with your child or call the school office by 2:30 pm when leaving messages about where your child is to go after school.

December & January Events

Mon. Nov. 27th – Dec. 20th Christmas Gift Card Tree Raffle Tickets for sale in the Office 1 for $1 or 6 for $5.

Mon. Nov. 27th – Dec. 22nd
 American Cancer Society Penny Drive- students can bring in Pennies or any amount of change or cash as a donation to their classrooms donation jars. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.

Tues. Dec. 5th – 5th Grade Night in the Classroom- Parents/Guardians invited to come see the students Native American Projects and reports 4:30-6:00.

Thurs. Dec. 7th - 3rd – 5th Grade Christmas Concert. Students should arrive no later than 6:40. Concert starts a 7:00pm.

Mon. Dec. 11th – Kindergarten – 2nd Grade Christmas Concert. Students should arrive no later than 6:40. Concert starts at 7:00pm.

Mon. Dec. 18th – Christmas Door Contest Judging 1:00-3:00pm. The community is invited to walk around and view the doors and judge on their favorite. Refreshments will be available.

Christmas / New Year’s Vacation (NO SCHOOL)- Dec. 25th – January 3rd 2018

Classes resume on Thursday, January 4th, 2018.


We wish everyone a Safe and Happy Holiday Season!​

We have had requests for the following information to be sent out……

1. Cellphone Policy -It is school policy for all cell phones to be turned in to the office to be held until the end of the school day. The student may pick up the cell phone after dismissal. If a student is caught with a phone during class, the phone will be turned in to the office until a parent or guardian can come to the school to pick up the cell phone. 

Emergency Phone Calls- Students must obtain permission from office staff before using the phone. Students will be called out of class only for emergency calls. Students who misuse this privilege will not be allowed to use the telephone. The phone is not to be used to change locations as to where the student is going afterschool.


3.      3. Make sure your child has warm clothes to wear for recess. (Winter Coats, Hats, Gloves, and Snow Pants and Boots)


4.     4. Recess Temperatures- Recess is held as long as the temperature and/or wind chill is ABOVE (0) zero degrees even if only for a few minutes for some fresh air. If the temperature alone or with the wind chill the temperature is below (0) zero, students will not go outside for recess but do other activities in the classrooms.


5.      5.Make sure the school has the correct phone numbers to contact you in case of School closing or cancelling due to weather. You are able to make updates through your Parent Portal Access. If you have not signed up for access or cannot remember how to get in, please contact the Westside Office and we will assist you. 605-698-7613 Ext. # 1



6.      6.If JOM or OA Source closes unexpectedly, does your child know where to go after school?


7.      7.With the Security Door System and the winter weather, we ask that you look at the camera on the left wall and speak clearly. We don’t want to keep you outside any longer than necessary, but also need to keep the building safe. If you are bundled up with your head/face covered and we don’t recognize you, you won’t be allowed to enter.


8.      8.When sending others to the school to pick up your child, please call before 2:30 giving us permission to release your child and the name of the person coming.


   Lunch Schedule

v Preschool              10:45-11:15

v Kindergarten         11:40-12:20

v 1st Grade               12:05-12:30

v 2nd Grade              12:30-12:55

v 3rd Grade             11:00-11:25

v 4th Grade             11:15-11:40

v 5th Grade               11:30-11:55

Lunch Costs

v Students: Breakfast ($1.50) Lunch ($2.85) – Full Price Meals

v Adults:     Breakfast ($2.60) Lunch ($3.75) – Full Price Meals

v Our school has a NO CHARGE policy.  It is extremely helpful for visitors to have the correct amount for his/her lunch on visiting days or a check with the amount for the breakfast or lunch.​