West Side Elementary

Home of the Wildcats

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

  • Allegany High School Drama and the Performing Arts present One Act Plays

    The Allegany High School Drama and the Performing Arts class present their One Act play production of “Ten Actors in Search of a Cell Phone” by James Rayfield and “Boxes” by Kendra Thomas.

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  • School System Considers Many Factors When Delaying, Closing Schools

    The Allegany County Public School System considers a number of factors when making the decision to delay or close schools.

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  • ACPS High School Students Get Lessons in Financial Literacy

    On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, area credit unions from Allegany County and the Western Maryland Chapter and District of Columbia Credit Union Association, along with the Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association, hosted the 15th Semi-Annual Financial Reality Fair for area high school students.

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  • MSDE to Enhance Instruction about Holocaust in Public Schools

    Maryland State Department of Education officials have announced that they intend to adopt a number of changes to enhance and expand required Holocaust instruction in the state’s public schools.

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  • Interim Superintendent Announces Administrative Staffing Update

    Interim Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeffrey Blank, has announced that Scott Bauer, teacher at Allegany High School, will assume the vacant position of Assistant Principal at Washington Middle School in an interim capacity through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

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  • Interim Superintendent Announces Administrative Staffing Appointments

    Interim Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeffrey Blank, has announced two administrative staffing appointments effectively immediately.

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  • Three ACPS Students Win Scholarships at Tri-State College Night

    On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, Allegany College of Maryland hosted the annual Tri-State College Night.

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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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