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Teacher of the Year

Westside's Teacher of the Year, Mrs. McGowan!

teacher of the year

Westside's Teacher of the Year, Mrs. McGowan!

text features
Mrs. Butler's 5th grade students watch a video to get a better understanding of text features in language arts. 
energy

Mr. Bailey's Science class learns about different types of energy

Longest Math

Ms. Longest's 4th grade math class

Longest

Ms. Longest's 4th grade math students

Decimal Dinner

Designing a Decimal Dinner in Mrs. Ferguson's Math Class

sentences
learning
learning
Niemi

Ms. Niemi's class shares their Thanksgiving traditions using a craft!

Adcock

Ms. Adcock with her reading group

veterans

Westside honors our veterans.

veterans

Westside honors our veterans.

veterans
games

Ms. Jewett's 6th graders learn by playing online games!

Work
Search
Ms. Kardos's Search students
Search
Math with Ms. Kardos
hard at work
hard at work
SOAR Awards

SOAR Awards!

costumes

It's Costume Day!

costumes
It's Costume Day!
costumes
costumes
It's Costume Day!
costumes

It's Costume Day!

costumes

It's Costume Day!

Band

Mr. Syrell's 6th Grade Band Students

Band

Mr. Syrell's 6th Grade Band Students

sports team

It's Sports Team Day!

Niemi

Ms. Niemi's Class

decimals

Mrs. Pyrtle's students practice decimals and place value kinesthetically!

Word Problem Detectives!

Word Problem Detectives!

Word Problem Detectives!

Word Problem Detectives!

Word Problem Detectives!

Word Problem Detectives!

Unity Day

We wear orange to stand against bullying on Unity Day!

Hulya 5th grade
science

Hulya 5th graders continuing to live their best lifeParty popperScience experiment Friday Party popper Mixtures and Solutions

science

Hulya 5th graders continuing to live their best lifeParty popperScience experiment Friday Party popper Mixtures and Solutions

science

Hulya 5th graders continuing to live their best lifeParty popperScience experiment Friday Party popper Mixtures and Solutions

school board

Westside Bestside at the October School Board Meeing

SOAR
SOAR Award winner writes adds her name to the wall.
Media Arts
Pink Out

It's Pink Out Day!

Pink Out

Pink Out for Breast Cancer

Pink Out

Pink Out for Breast Cancer

Pink Out

Pink Out for Breast Cancer

apples

Science Fun with floating apples in Mrs. Blasiole's class

crunch

The Crunch Heard Around the Commonwealth

Blooket

Mrs. Newcomb's Class reviews with Blooket!

inferencing

Mrs. McGowan's students examine the crime scene in the principals’ office in an inferencing activity.

Pajama Day

Pajama Day 2021

Pajama Day
artwork

These 3 fifth graders worked together to create 6 different artworks from the same materials. 

principles of design


Principles of Design were used to achieve so many creations in a such a short period of time (10 minutes only).

artwork

These 3 fifth graders rock!

watershed lab

Mrs. Newcomb's Class and the Crumpled Paper Watershed Lab

watershed lab

Watershed Lab

Pajama Day

It's Pajama Day!

Twin Day 2021

Twin Day 2021

Twin Day

Twin Day

Twin Day

Twin Day

Twin Day

Twin Day

Tie Dye
tie dye

Tie-Dyed Day!

Tie Dye

Ms. May's class rocks their Tie-Dye!

Wacky Tacky

Wacky Tacky Day

Wacky Tacky

More Wacky Tacky Fun!

McGowant
Mrs. McGowan's class - Mudita Pride!
first week

Enjoying the beautiful weather for learning!

first week of school
recess
Ms. Grgurich's students are all smiles at recess.
recess
recess
Ms. Grgurich's Class at Recess
team building

Team Building in Room 28

first day of school

First Day of School Fun!

Open House

Epic Open House!

Open House welcome
looking forward
#WestsideBestside

School News

Join Westside PTA

Please consider joining Westside's PTA to continue to make Westside Bestside and future projects to enhance the experience for all students. Cost to join is $6. Click on the title to submit your payment (recommended). Payments may be also be accepted in the front office.

House Points

Follow your student's House to see who is winning throughout the school year. The House with the most House points at the end of the school year WINS!

Bus Routes

Bus Routes are posted on the county website. Click on this link to direct you to the county website and select your child's school - https://www.iwcs.k12.va.us/apps/pages/backtoschool.

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Upcoming Events

Book Fair
Date: 11/30/2021 12/9/2021, 11:59 PM
Bayport Savings Day
Date: 12/2/2021
Student Picture Retakes
Date: 12/3/2021
Spelling Bee (4th and 5th grade)
Date: 12/8/2021
Westside 6th Grade Spelling Bee
Date: 12/8/2021, 5 PM 6 PM
School Board Meeting: Robert C. Claud, Sr. Board Room, Isle of Wight County Courthouse Complex-Route 258
Date: 12/9/2021
Location: Board Room - Board of Supervisors, Isle of Wight County, 17140 Monument Cir, Windsor, VA 23487, USA
Elementary Student Holiday/Elementary Parent Conference Day
Date: 12/10/2021
Interim Reports Issued
Date: 12/14/2021
Last Day of School Before Winter Break
Date: 12/17/2021
Staff Work Day (no students)
Date: 1/3/2022
Bayport Savings Day
Date: 1/6/2022
School Board Meeting: Robert C. Claud, Sr. Board Room, Isle of Wight County Courthouse Complex-Route 258
Date: 1/13/2022
Location: Board Room - Board of Supervisors, Isle of Wight County, 17140 Monument Cir, Windsor, VA 23487, USA
MLK Day (no school)
Date: 1/17/2022
3-Hour Early Dismissal
Date: 1/27/2022
Staff eWork Day (no students)
Date: 1/31/2022
Staff PD Day (no students)
Date: 2/1/2022
Bayport Savings Day
Date: 2/3/2022
School Board Meeting: Robert C. Claud, Sr. Board Room, Isle of Wight County Courthouse Complex-Route 258
Date: 2/10/2022
Location: Board Room - Board of Supervisors, Isle of Wight County, 17140 Monument Cir, Windsor, VA 23487, USA