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New All Abilities Playground
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Seatbelt Safety with Ollie Otter
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Our Mission

The primary mission of the Elizabethton City School System is the development and growth of its children in knowledge and skills which enable them to achieve their potential as complete human beings, sharing in and contributing to the enjoyment and enrichment of their own lives, the lives of others, of the community, and the world as a whole.

News & Announcements

Strong Schools = Strong Communities...Thank Your School Board! West Side Elementary would like to acknowledge January as School Board Recognition Month by honoring the Elizabethton City District School Board members: Rita Booher, Phil Isaacs, Grover May, Danny ... Read More
News From Mrs. VanHuss Important Dates 2019 Important Dates for West Side from Mrs. VanHuss Read More
Parents - 5th Grade May Day ALERT!! Parents, Ms. VanHuss needs the following items for this year's May Day: Please send a baby/toddler picture of your child to school. It needs to be 8 by 10 and portrait style (as shown in the ... Read More
May Day Performance Schedule Parents, check the attached May Day schedule for your child's performance. This is an exciting performance by all our students collaborated by Mrs. VanHuss and Mrs. Keen. Read More
Show Your Christmas Spirit on Dress Up Days Show your Christmas spirit by dressing up for Christmas Monday and Tuesday. Merry Christmas! Read More
Arvella Nave
West Side’s Nave captures All-American status BY BRYCE PHILLIPS, Elizabethton Star Westside Elementary third-grader Arvella Nave hasn’t been doing cross country long. Read More
Come Discover an Enchanting Assortment of New Books at Our Enchanted Forest Book Fair. Come discover an enchanting assortment of new books at our Enchanted Forest Book Fair. Book Fair runs December 3rd-7th! #mybookfair Read More
Book Fairs Make Reading Fun!!!! Thanks for supporting our West Side Wildcat Media Center by shopping for books at the Scholastic Book Fair. Read More
Wish List
Support Your Classroom Teacher by Purchasing Books for the Classroom Libraries from the Scholastic Book Fair Support our classroom teachers by purchasing books from the Scholastic Book Fair. Teachers are providing Classroom Wish Lists for books to be purchased for the classroom libraries. You can shop online ... Read More
Nine winners announced in East TN Tuff Tales contest Nine students were selected as winners in the recent East TN Tuff Tales competition led by Mrs. Sarah Morris' T. A. Dugger Jr. High enrichment students. The students wrote about their struggles ... Read More
Bus camera
Elizabethton school officials: Drivers are endangering students at bus stops BY JACKIE DEFUSCO, WJHL ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) - Following a series of student deaths at bus stops, one local school system is taking action to prevent one of their students from being next. Read More
The Scholastic Book Fair is Coming...... Support the Wildcat Media Center by shopping at our Scholastic Book Fair coming Monday, December 3- Friday, December 7. Shop Online starting today! Teachers are also posting Classroom Wish ... Read More
Dare to Join Us for NIGHT AT THE SCHOOL? Night at the School WHERE: West Side School Gymnasium WHEN: Friday, November 16th, 2018 from 7:30pm to 8:00am Saturday, November 17th, 2018 WHO: West Side Students, ... Read More
West Side Gears Up for Family Festivus Family Festivus Where: West Side Elementary When: December 3 from 6:00-7:00 Read More
Elizabethton teaching assistant saves first grader from choking BY JACKIE DEFUSCO, WJHL A staff member at West Side Elementary in Elizabethton is being called a hero after saving a first grader's life at lunchtime. Read More
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NHTSA Urges Motorists to Drive Safely Near School Zones and Bus Stops The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging motorists to exercise caution and follow State laws when approaching a school bus or school ... Read More
Caught Reading
Wildcats Caught Reading..... We love to see when students are unexpectedly caught reading. Read More
Harvest reading
Kindergarten Enjoy Harvest Day Kindergarten students at West Side Enjoy a Day of Harvest Reading and Storytelling. Read More
Halloween 1st grade
West Side 1st Graders Enjoy a Funfilled Day of Activities West Side 1st graders enjoy a funfilled day of activities. Read More
Thanks to Our Community for the Amazing Support West Side Would Like to Thank the community for the Amazing Support for our schools. Read More
McTeacher Night a Huge Success McDonald's of Elizabethton hosts McTeacher Night for West Side Elementary Read More
Thanks to McDonald's of Elizabethton for Hosting McTeacher Night McTeacher Night Great Success For West Side Elementary Read More
Picture Day
Picture Re-Makes Picture Re-Makes Tuesday, October 30. There will be NO charge for students to have their picture taken tomorrow morning if they were absent for the first picture day. All other students will need to ... Read More
No Time to Cook Supper? Come Out and Support the Wildcat Family at McTeacher Night McTeacher Night Read More