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

  • Four ACPS Mathletes Qualify as Semifinalists in Mathcounts Video Challenge

    Four students from the Mathcounts programs at Westmar and Mount Savage Middle Schools have qualified as semifinalists for the Mathcounts National Math Video Challenge.

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  • National History Day Winners Announced

    Each year, National History Day frames students’ research within a historical theme. The theme for 2020-2021 is “Communication in History: The Key to Understanding.”

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  • ACPS to Hold Graduation Ceremonies on May 26th

    Allegany County Public Schools will hold graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021 on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, with May 27th and 28th serving as rain dates if necessary.

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  • School Board Votes to Return to Full Days of Instruction Beginning March 22nd

    The school board voted at their March 9th meeting in favor of the Superintendent’s recommendation to transition students from half-days of instruction to full days beginning March 22nd.

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  • MARYLAND BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE FOR EDUCATION EXPANDS ALLEGANY COUNTY TEAM

    Long-time Cumberland resident Carrie Pannone is named as the nonprofit organization’s new state program manager and Mount Savage resident Leonard Webb will be filling Pannone’s vacant position as Next Generation Scholars program coordinator.

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  • School Board Meeting Scheduled for March 9th at the Career Center

    The Public Meeting will follow the Executive Session at 5:00 p.m. at the Career Center, in the auditorium, 14211 McMullen Highway, Cresaptown, MD.

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  • ACPS to Live Stream Athletic Events through NFHS Network

    Allegany County Public Schools will live stream all junior varsity and varsity football, soccer, and volleyball games through the National Federation of State High School (NFHS) Associations beginning with the Mountain Ridge at Allegany varsity football game on Friday, March 5, 2021.

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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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