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Mrs. Kratky named Westside Teacher of the Month

Posted November 5, 2018 Rebecca Kratky, 6th Grade Teacher at Oakdale Elementary, has been named October Teacher of the Month for Westside Community Schools. Kratky will be honored by the Westside Board of Education and receive $100 from  PinPoint Home Sales Group with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate. https://youtu.be/RVck_f7q8FU Kratky is a longtime, respected educator at Oakdale. She was nominated by fellow teacher, Julie Schmitz, who wrote: “Becca works endlessly to provide personalized learning…


Oakdale Psychologist Named Nebraska Psychologist of the Year

Posted September 27, 2018 Mary McPadden, a School Psychologist with Westside Community Schools, has been awarded the Outstanding School Psychologist of the Year Award by the Nebraska School Psychologists Association. McPadden received the honor at the NSPA Fall Conference Thursday at the UNO Thompson Alumni Center.  McPadden currently serves students at Oakdale Elementary; she has worked with Westside Community Schools for over 20 years. “Mary is a trusted resource among staff in her buildings, for…


Important Parent Information

Posted August 24, 2018 CLICK HERE to download our complete guide to Oakdale Elementary. School Contact Information Oakdale’s mailing address is 9801 West Center Road, Omaha, NE 68124. Our main phone line is 402-390-6460 and our fax number is 402-390-2164. You can find teacher contact information BY CLICKING HERE. If you want to email anyone in the district, all email addresses are set up the same: lastname.firstname@westside66.net. School Arrival Our school day begins at 8:40…


Should Your Child Stay Home? We want them at #SchoolEveryday!

Posted August 24, 2018 The following message is from Alan Bone, Director of Student Services with Westside Community Schools. Students who miss fewer than two days of school before October tend to have good attendance for the remainder of the year. And students with good attendance are more likely to keep up with their peers in both reading and math. One of the best things parents can do to help their children succeed is to…


Parents: Accompany Children To Games

Posted August 22, 2018 As Varsity athletic events begin this week, Westside Community Schools reminds parents of elementary-aged students to please accompany them to games. District leaders strongly encourage parents to supervise our younger fans at home games; please do not drop off elementary-aged students at the gates without adult supervision. Thank you for helping us ensure the safety and well being of all students, on and off the field!


NEW Snack List for 2018-2019 School Year

Updated August 24, 2018 The Westside Safer & Healthier Foods Committee met this summer to revise the District Approved Snack List. This list provides dozens of choices for parents and families who wish to provide snacks and treats for their child and others in class or for school-related events. As a reminder: this list applies to all elementary schools. Secondary schools may bring in any commercially prepared items. No homemade food items or items including nuts…


1st Graders Ready to Learn!

Posted August 29, 2016 First grade students sitting quietly at their seats… 😂   Thanks for sharing, 1st graders!


“We All Fit Together!”

Posted August 29, 2016 Oakdale 2016-2017: “We All Fit Together!” Great job on all the hard work from our amazing art teacher, Mrs. Gollehon!


Oakdale Students Climb Higher

Posted June 8, 2016 They joined the Omaha Outward School in climbing its Hitchcock Rock Wall.


Coding Club Caps 15-16 Season

Posted June 8, 2016 Students used iPads to fly drones around the gym.

ELEMENTARY | Start 8:40 - Dismiss 3:30 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 3:00 )