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Reading Opportunities, and More, Continue on iPads

Posted May 11, 2020 We want to highlight a variety of ways you can help your child with their reading skills and access other programs over the summer. This link outlines opportunities to continue learning using apps located on the iPad that will be available through June 26th and without technology throughout the summer.  Best wishes for a safe, healthy, and fulfilling summer!


Prairie Lane Drop-Off/Pick-Up Day and Procedures: May 15th (Rain Date May 19th)

Posted May 11, 2020 Prairie Lane’s family pick-up time on Friday, May 15th is from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   (Raindate: May 19th) May 15th is scheduled to be your opportunity to pick-up your child’s instructional materials and personal belongings from Prairie Lane as well as turn in any school and district materials.  Here are the exact procedures for Prairie Lane’s plan.  The following are important details to coordinate an orderly and safe, outdoor…


Check out Prairie Lane’s May Panther Press

Posted May 12, 2020 MAY Panther Press 2020


Westside Schools To Remain Closed For Remainder Of School Year

Posted April 2, 2020 Governor Ricketts issued an order Wednesday night requiring Nebraska schools to operate without students in buildings through May 31. With that, we now know that we will NOT be able to physically come back together this school year; Westside Community Schools will remain closed with our extended campus learning format to continue. While we held out hope we would be reunited with our students this school year, we have also been…


April Construction Update

Posted April 3, 2020 Despite closures across our city and world due to COVID-19, the Coronavirus pandemic has had little impact on work to renovate and rebuild Prairie Lane Elementary. Here are updates on the project as of April 3, 2020: The CMU walls for the storm shelter are nearly complete and the precast concrete roof structure will be installed in the coming weeks. The frame of the new portion of the building will become…


Channel 6th Grade News Update

Posted March 6, 2020 We hope you enjoy the Channel 6th Grade News. You will see the kindergarten skiing, STEAM Night photos, the girls state basketball team and our representation from Prairie Lane (5 former students!), and it is our St. Patrick’s Day edition. Our 6th grade students work hard to make this a successful and fun newscast every week. We are going to take a short break due to conferences, however we will return…


March Construction Updates

Posted March 6, 2020 Our beautiful weather has helped our crews with work at the NEW Prairie Lane Elementary! As of today, the interior demolition of the existing building is finished. Electricians, plumbers and masons are now working on rough ins and laying block walls at the new kitchen and Early Childhood areas.  Crews are also moving dirt at the new gym and getting ready for concrete footings. Utility crews are also onsite with backhoes…


Work At Westside: We Are Hiring!

Updated May 12, 2020 Westside Community Schools in Omaha, Neb. is looking for passionate adults who care about nurturing children and helping them grow! We are hiring a variety of positions, including teachers and substitute teachers. https://youtu.be/VUwuvA5Y6JU https://youtu.be/BZFmscupRXo You can also click here for more #WorkAtWestside employee profiles! CLICK HERE to learn more, and to apply now!


February Construction Updates

Posted February 4, 2020 Crews continue to make progress on the NEW Prairie Lane Elementary! Foundations for the new part of the building, excluding the gym, will be complete by the end of this week. Underground plumbing for the kitchen and bathrooms is in progress throughout the existing structure, and is expected to be complete later this month. Also planned for February: Overexcavation and foundation work for the new gym; Utility work on the north…


January Construction Updates

Posted January 7, 2020 Thanks to good winter weather, we continue to make progress at the new Prairie Lane Elementary! DCIM/103MEDIA/DJI_2562.JPG Vrana has begun grading at the site in preparation to begin installation of the foundations and geopiers (stabilized earth) below the gym. Crew members are also starting work on the new storm shelter additions. We have received a few questions regarding the trees inside the construction zone. Each will be…

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