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District Announcements
Elementary Master Schedule
Figuring out which “special” an elementary school student is participating in during a school week is now just a matter of following the calendar and a short set of numbers.

Beginning this school year, Westside Community Schools has created a common master elementary schedule, which should make things simpler for parents/guardians and their children.  “Specials” (physical education, music, art, and foreign language) are on a four-day rotation.  Below is a pdf that lists numbers, which represent the four different “specials” for the next six weeks of the academic year for all elementary school.  Your child’s teacher will communicate which number (one through four) corresponds to the special activity for the day.

Also, for the parents/guardians of fifth and sixth grade band/strings students, the pdf also includes information on band/string cycle days.

Specials Calendar through Dec. 19
 
Home of the Loveland Lynx!
8201 Pacific Street
Omaha, NE 68114

402-390-6455

The mission of Loveland Elementary School, in partnership with our actively involved community, is to promote excellence and instill a desire for learning by challenging each individual within a safe, supportive environment.

Canstruction
The Loveland Student Council sponsored a food drive to benefit the Westside Food Pantry.  Before all of the food was collected from classrooms, grade levels created our "Can-structions"!  Click here for more photos.
Opportunity Education

OPPORTUNITY EDUCATION!

Opportunity Education is a foundation that promotes education to all children around the world. It matches schools in developed countries with those in developing countries. From these partnerships, pen pal relationships are formed.

For the past seven years, Loveland has been an Opportunity Education school. For the first five years, our sister school was in Uganda. Last year, we were assigned a new partnership in Ghana. Our new sister school is St. Paul’s R/C Primary School in Kumasi, Ghana. 

The students at Loveland wanted to do a project that would teach the students in Ghana a little more about Nebraska. Each student designed a puzzle square depicting either a place/item specific to Nebraska, a self-portrait, or a letter identifying our location. An identical puzzle to this one is being mailed to our friends in Ghana. 

We hope you will be able to stop by school and take a closer look. 
Click here for additional photos.

Student Council Thank you's
Members of Loveland's Student Council wrote letters and made cards to thank Omaha police officers, Omaha firefighters, and First Responders for their hard work in keeping us safe.  Click here for more photos.
1st Grade Feast
First grade students prepared for and participated in their very own Thanksgiving Feast!  Thank you to the parent volunteers who helped to make this possible.  Click here for additional photos.
Tandy Leather
Tandy Leather Co. visited 4th graders to discuss how leather and animal products have been used in history.  Students had the opportunity to make their own leather bookmarks.  Click here for more photos!
Destination Imagination
The Destination Imagination program encourages teams of learners to have fun, take risks, focus and frame challenges while incorporating STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), the arts and service learning.  Click here for more photos!
Election Day
Fourth grade students cast their "ballots" in the election!  Click here for additional photos.
Loveland Fall Clean-up
Approximately 90 students, parents and teachers joined together to clean up the Loveland grounds.  Leaves were raked, gravel and mulch swept and trash collected.  Thanks to all for your hard work and dedication!  Click here for additional pictures.
All about Antarctica
Ms. Kolene Krysl, a 5th grade teacher from Prairie Lane, came and spoke to our 4th graders about her scientific experience in Antarctica.  Students heard about her work with the weddell seal and what it was like to live and work in a tundra ecosystem. 
3rd Grade Animals
Third grade students in Mrs. Kueny's class use their iPads to write about the animals they researched.  Click here for more photos.
Loveland Spelling Bee

On Tuesday, October 21st, the Loveland School Spelling Bee was held at Underwood Hills. There were 17 qualifying students from grades four, five and six.  All students in grades 4-6  took a written test in October to determine who would compete.   Congratulations to, our school winner Ayush Sharma and to Zach Goldner , who placed second in  the competition.  Ayush and Zach will move on to  the Westside School District Bee which will be held on Friday, November 21st at the Community Conference Center.  We wish them much luck!! Chiharu Shuai and Kian Roblin placed third and fourth, respectively, and will also be invited to attend the competition to cheer on their school.  Congratulations to all!!

 

Here is a list of the finalists that qualified for the Loveland Spelling Bee:

6th Cramer

Braeden Haptonstall

Lauryn Richard

Abby Rose Van-Cohn

Paul Suder

Mara Summers

6th Campbell

Hayden Bauer

John Dodge

Zach Goldner

Cash Roth

Chiharu Shuai

Matthew Tilgner

5th Ristau

Erin Mosier

Ayush Sharma

Luke Shaw

Braylon Schroeder

5th Schroeder

Kian Roblin

4th Bennett

Mustafa Kabashi
1st grade Research
Students in Mrs. O'Neill's class used a new district database subscription called "PebbleGo" to research a variety of animals.  Click here for additional photos.
Wicked
5th & 6th grade students gave a rousing perfomance of many selections from the much loved Broadway musical, Wicked.  The incomperable, Mrs. Stover led the way!  Click here for more photos.
Homecoming
Loveland was well represented at this year's WHS homecoming parade.  We even took 2nd place in the floats!
4th Science
Fourth graders researched and presented information about ecosystems during Science class.  Click here for additional photos.
Patterns
Students in Mrs. O'Neill's 1st grade class practiced creating patterns!
New Friends
Students in Mrs. Kammandel's 2nd grade class are excited about their new friends and telling all about themselves!  Click here for more photos.
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