Westmont News

Our students are making headlines, and we want to share all the great news with you. We will keep this page updated with important announcements, news stories, and student shout-outs. Please check back often, and help us celebrate our students’ many achievements.

3rd and 4th Grade Music Program

The third and fourth grade students have been working very hard on their songs for The Greatest Snowman. The program is on Thursday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m. We will be performing in the Platteview High School auditorium. Please have your student to the high school cafeteria by 6:45 p.m.


Drop your children off and go shop! Have your children bring a pillow and wear pajamas for a fun night filled with pizza, cookies, crafts, games, a movie, and more. Our drop-n-shop is on Friday, December 6 from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. Only $10 per student. Children must be a Westmont student. Reserve your spot on Sign-Up Genius (there are limited spots!) by November 22 and turn your money in by November 27. 

Thanksgiving Break

Mark your calendars! School will dismiss at 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 28. We will not be serving lunch. School will not be in session Thursday, November 29 through December 1. School resumes on Monday, December 2 at 9:10 a.m. We wish everyone a relaxing Thanksgiving break!

Cold Weather Clothing

Please make sure that your children dress properly for the anticipated weather. Students should come to school with pants, hats, gloves, and a winter coat. We will go outside when the weather permits.

Winter Coats

The Springfield Knights of Columbus have winter coats and hats available for students and families in need that live in our school district. Please contact Ms. Susman, school counselor, via email or phone at (402) 895.9602 if you are in need of these items. 

Good News Club

The Good News Club meets in the library on Mondays from 3:20 to 5:00 p.m. Students in kindergarten through 6th grades are welcome to attend. The club has snacks, games, songs, and fun interactive learning. A signed pink permission slip, located in the front foyer, is necessary in order to attend. Please call Leona Irvin at (402) 312.0517 with questions.