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

  • ACPS Students Recognized at History Day Contest

    Every year, National History Day frames students’ research within a historical theme. The 2019-2020 theme is Breaking Barriers in History.

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  • ANNUAL CARSON SCHOLARS FUND AWARDS BANQUET

    The Carson Scholars Fund is delighted to announce that 477 scholarships have been awarded to exceptional students across the nation.

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  • School System Names 2020-2021 ACPS Teacher of the Year

    Even though the public ceremony was cancelled, however, the selection committee chose Stacey Bradley, South Penn Elementary School, as the 2020-2021 Allegany County Teacher of the Year.

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  • ACPS Cancels 32nd Annual Teacher of the Year Banquet

    In response to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and at the direction of the State Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Karen Salmon, this year’s Teacher of the Year banquet scheduled for Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Allegany County Museum has been cancelled.

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  • School Board Approves Pre and Post-Labor Day Academic Calendars for 2020-2021 School Year

    ACPS has approved a pre-Labor Day calendar and a post-Labor Day calendar. ACPS will use the pre-Labor Day calendar for the 2020-2021 school year if the post Labor-Day calendar is not required.

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  • School Board Begins Search for Permanent Superintendent of Schools

    The first step in this search process will be to gather stakeholder input regarding desired characteristics as well as potential challenges the superintendent may face. This information will be collected via an anonymous survey conducted by MABE.

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  • Interim Superintendent Appoints Asst. Supervisor of Student Support Services, School Safety

    Mr. Jeff Blank, Interim Superintendent of Schools, has named Anthony Rumgay as the school system’s new Assistant Supervisor of Student Support Services and School Safety.

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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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