News and Events
UPDATE: Demolition Underway At Prairie Lane
Posted October 1, 2019 Demolition at Prairie Lane Elementary continues; crews began tearing down parts of the building within the last two weeks. Photos of the progress are included below. As noted in the new Design Development Plan, a majority of the building will be razed and replaced. Approximately 30% of the original school will be renovated. Demolition of the existing building will be complete by the end of October. Construction documents will be issued…READ MORE
Prairie Lane Community Club: Check Us Out!
Posted September 16, 2019 Here’s How You Can Get InvolvedREAD MORE
Here Comes the Sun
Posted September 16, 2019 You wouldn’t think that having sunshine would be a problem as the summer winds down. 5th graders at Prairie Lane however, had to have a little patience as they waited for a number of morning storms to clear from the forcast. They needed the sunshine to get going on their study of the Sun and shadows. Once they had their clear sky, it was time to head outside with sidewalk chalk,…READ MORE
Prairie Lane Construction: Moving Forward
Updated Post September 16, 2019 The Prairie Lane Design Advisory Committee met August 13 with project and district leaders to learn more details about recent developments and possible options regarding facilities improvements at Prairie Lane Elementary School. Based on economic projections and construction bids, Westside Community Schools will replace a substantial part of Prairie Lane Elementary rather than the initial plan to renovate a majority of the existing building. CLICK HERE to view the new…READ MORE
Should Your Child Stay Home? We want them at #SchoolEveryday!
Posted August 27, 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…READ MORE
Parents: Accompany Children To Games
Updated September 16, 2019 Westside Community Schools wants to remind 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!READ MORE
District Approved Snack List 2019-2020
Updated September 16, 2019 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…READ MORE