West Side Elementary

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Welcome

  • West Side School takes great pride in our students, parents, and staff. We work together as a school community to provide a quality education for all students in a safe and caring environment. Our high expectations result in improved academic performance and help to create well-rounded individuals.

    Mrs. Shannon Green

    Principal
     
    "Where Children Believe, Achieve, And Succeed!"
     
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Latest News

  • Maryland Green School Program Grows to 656 Schools

    The Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) announced the number of Maryland Green Schools grew to 656 during the 2019-2020 academic year, representing 30% of all schools in the state and an addition of 46 new schools.

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  • We Are Fort Hill Committee Announces HOF Inductees

    The We Are Fort Hill Committee has announced that Carl Ray Harbaugh, Stephen B. Jones, Glen Ray, and Susan Babcock Stanton have been selected as this year’s Hall of Fame inductees.

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  • Allegany High School Students Place in Top 10 at FBLA Conference

    Congratulations to the below Allegany High School students for placing in the top 10 at the Maryland State Leadership Conference for FBLA.

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  • Fort Hill Student Wins “George Washington Leadership in History” Award

    Fort Hill High School student, Carl Eckard, was awarded the “George Washington Leadership in History" prize” at the Maryland National History Day Competition.

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  • Beall Elementary School named “March Math Madness” Champion in National Contest

    Beall Elementary in Maryland’s Allegany County Public Schools is the winner in the Thirteenth Annual March “Math” Madness (MX3) national competition.

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  • School System Honors Students with 37th Annual Achievement Awards

    Sixty-one high school seniors were honored for earning the 37th Annual Achievement Awards.

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  • GOVERNOR HOGAN PROCLAIMS MAY 1, 2020 MARYLAND SCHOOL LUNCH HERO DAY

    Governor Larry Hogan proclaimed May 1 as Maryland School Lunch Hero Day, in tribute to the extraordinary efforts and service of community and school food service professionals on the frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency.

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Vision & Mission

  • CORE VALUES
    Together we will RESPECT, EXCEL, and INSPIRE.

     

    VISION STATEMENT
    Through collaboration and continuous learning, West Side Elementary School will be a place of excellence where all students are engaged in high quality, real-world learning. A professional and highly motivated staff, in partnership with parents, will encourage children to achieve their full potential and become responsible citizens who are lifelong learners.

     

    MISSION STATEMENT
    West Side strives to guarantee each child a superior education through high quality, integrated learning experiences.

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Contact Us

  • 425 Paca Street 
    Cumberland, MD 21502 
     
    Office Telephone:
    301-724-0340

    School Fax:
    301-724-1651

    Cafeteria Manager:
    301-724-4112

    School Day:
    8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
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