What is the daily schedule?
Westside is returning to their traditional daily schedule. School begins at 7:20 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. If you must check out your child, please do so before 2:00 p.m.
What are the school fees and how do I pay them?
Your child's total school fees depend on what electives they choose. The school fees are as follows and can be paid online (See online payments link on our School Shop page) or via check or money order payable to Westside Jr. High at schedule/textbook pick-up or in the front office:
$35 Instructional Fee
$10 Technology Fee
$10 Choir Fee
$50 Band Fee
$20 PE Uniform
$10 PE Bag
When can I pickup my child's textbooks and class schedule?
We have an Orientation date at the beginning of each school year. Please check your mail for the date.
What elective options does my child have?
As an incoming 6th grader, your child may select Band, Choir, or Enrichment. Each 6th grader will take all core classes along with PE with the exception of girls taking both Band and Choir.
All 7th grade students may choose 2 electives. Their options include: Spanish, PE, Keyboarding, Enrichment, Choir (Girls Only), and Beginner or Continuing Band.
8th grade students may also choose 2 electives, but some of their elective options will allow them to receive high school credit as well. Their elective options include: Spanish 1 (1 High School Credit), Choir (Girls Only), Keyboarding (1 High School Credit), PE/Health (1/2 High School Credit), Quest for Success (1 High School Credit), and either Beginner Band or Continuing Band.
What is the policy on absences?
We want your student at school as much as possible, so after 5 unexcused absences, we will get in contact with you to discuss. If you ever have any questions or need to discuss absences, please contact the office.