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

  • ARC Accepting Applications for Summer Study Programs in Entrepreneurship and STEM for Region’s Middle and High School Students

    The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) began accepting applications for the Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy (AEA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and for the ARC/ORNL Summer STEM Program in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

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  • Mountain Ridge High School Student Selected as 2020 Student Page

    Mountain Ridge High School senior, Abigail Duncan, was selected to represent Allegany County as a Student Page during the 2020 Maryland General Assembly session held at the Maryland State House in Annapolis.

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  • Beall Elementary School Selected as an ESEA Distinguished School

    Beall Elementary School has been selected as the only school in the State of Maryland to be recognized as a National Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Distinguished School.

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  • Fort Hill High School Next Generation Scholars Tour Western Maryland Health System for Career Inspiration

    On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 18 tenth graders from Fort Hill High School who participate in the Next Generation Scholars program toured Western Maryland Health System for career inspiration.

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  • Fort Hill Alumni Establishes Scholarship

    Fort Hill High School and the Fort Hill Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the establishment of a new scholarship, which will be called “The Oscar R. and Monna J. Goldsborough Scholarship.”

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  • Six Maryland Public Schools Named 2019-2020 State Blue Ribbon Honorees

    Cash Valley Elementary School was among six Maryland public schools today selected as 2019-2020 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools.

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  • Mountain Ridge Hosts NHS Induction Ceremony

    The Mountain Ridge High School Chapter of the National Honor Society recently held its induction ceremony for the 2019-2020 school year welcoming 70 new members to the organization.

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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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