Principal Corner

Amanda Lillard

Amanda Lillard

Phone: (512) 570-7000


Dear Westside Elementary Family,

Happy Friday! We have lots happening over the next 7 days and it starts with a 3 day weekend! We know there is rain in our future, but hopefully the rain will hold back on our outdoor event days! Please pay attention to the flier as it highlights all the events for Westside’s Celebration Week. Sunday Night Card Your Yard will be setting up our celebration display in front of our front entrance. This will remain up till Friday mid morning! Dress your child up and come take their picture in front of our school.

Thursday is Graduation Day! We will be sending Westside’s Kinder/5th Virtual Graduation to our families at 8:00 a.m.! Please be on the lookout for a special Westside Insider this morning. In addition to our virtual graduation presentation, we will host a graduation parade for our Kinder/5th grade students. Our graduation parade is going to be a moment to remember! We can’t wait to honor our rockets! So decorate your cars in honor of your children, and drive on through the Westside Graduation Parade. All family members and kids must stay in their vehicles. Please put your health first, if you are not well stay home and get better! We can always get your graduation things to you at a later time, just contact our office team and we will make arrangements to get your graduation bag to your child!

We will conclude the week with an optional after school event, “School’s Out for Summer Parade!” The Westside Staff will be stationed all around the building to wish you and your family a wonderful summer! Please follow the parade map for this event! It will kick off at 5:30 with our 2020 Senior Graduates and then the community can come through beginning at 5:45. We will also have some special guests in front of our school. Mr. Bailon will be returning to wave at all our families and he will be bringing with him a special guest. Our new Assistant Principal, Allison Bailey, will also be present to wave hello!

Graduation Parade and School’s Out for Summer Parade will be held light rain or shine!!!! If we have to cancel due to lightning we will move the graduation parades to Friday morning 8:00-10:00!

Hope to see all of you next week,

Amanda Lillard


Did you miss Return of Student Materials?: If you were unable to pick up your child’s belongings this past week, please contact the office and we will make arrangements to get your child’s items back to you. This includes medication. Nurse Heidi will be contacting families who still have medication in the clinic. After May 29th, remaining student materials will be thrown away so we can prepare for another deep clean of our campus.


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You can still purchase a yearbook! The deadline has been EXTENDED to May 31st!

(delivery/pick up will be during Summer)

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Westside Celebration Week
We have a lot of fun events happening over the next 7 days!! Please continue reading for information regarding all of these events. We hope to see you here!!
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Maps for Graduation Parades
Please pay close attention to the following maps for our Kinder/5th Grade Graduations, Our Seniors 2020 Parade, and our School's out for Summer Parade.
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Kindergarten Parent Input Form
Please take this opportunity to tell us about your little one! We are so excited to start the school year and can't wait to meet all of our youngest "Rockets" in person! Due to the current restrictions in place, we will use this form to help us in building classrooms.
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Welcome to Westside!
Due to the current restrictions in place, we would like to welcome all of our new students virtually, and provide you with a slide show of information that will hopefully answer some questions that you might be having.
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2020 School Supply List
Here is a copy of our 2020 approved school supply list. All grades are available.
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