The MLK Inspiration Contest, hosted by Mentor Maryland/DC, is open to students in grades 6-12 who attend school in Maryland or the District of Columbia.
Maryland State Department of Education Releases Preliminary Statewide Spring 2022 Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP) Assessment Data
The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) released preliminary statewide English Language Arts (ELA), and Mathematics 2021-2022 school year assessment results, the first year of the new Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP) assessments.
The Mountain Ridge High School Chapter of the National Honor Society recently held its induction ceremony for the 2022-2023 school year, welcoming 58 new members to the organization.
The Allegany County Public School System considers a number of factors when making the decision to delay or close schools. The first consideration is for the safety of students traveling to and from school, including the outside access to school buildings.
At the November 22, 2022, public meeting of the Board of Education, school board members took the opportunity to recognize ACPS high school bands for their exceptional performances at recent competitions. All three band programs earned champion status.
On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Allegany! Class of 2023 participated in the program’s annual Education Day co-hosted by the Allegany County Public Schools, Allegany College of Maryland, and Frostburg State University.
On Wednesday, November 9, 2022, Westernport Elementary School hosted a recognition ceremony celebrating 100 years in the community.
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."Where Children Believe, Achieve, And Succeed!"
Vision & Mission
Together we will RESPECT, EXCEL, and INSPIRE.
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.
West Side strives to guarantee each child a superior education through high quality, integrated learning experiences.