NEWS AND INFORMATION
E-NEWS: WESTSIDE'S WEEKLY ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTER
During the school year, The E-News is sent out via email every Monday to keep the community abreast of what’s going on at Westside: calendar events, policy changes, reminders, and student and staff achievements. Parents can subscribe to the E-News.
Word to the Wise!
Westside's E-News is the best way to stay informed, so we strongly recommend you subscribe!CALL OUT SYSTEM: SCHOOL MESSENGER
When there is important information to relay to parents, we will utilize the HISD call out system called SchoolMessenger. Parents may receive a pre-recorded message, an email, and/or a text message from the school. This is extremely effective, but only when we have correct phone numbers and email addresses on file. Update contact information with the Attendance Office.THE HOWLER
The Howler is the online Westside student newspaper. It is published by and for students and is currently distributed online. The newspaper is edited by the Westside teacher sponsor. A newspaper class (elective credit) is offered during the school day for interested students. Journalism I (and a dean/staff recommendation) is a pre-requisite.ANNOUNCEMENTS
Two venues for public announcements are utilized within the school; a television broadcast is made daily, and scrolling announcements are also visually posted on the TVs around campus. Important information can also be found on this website.SOCIAL MEDIAWestside updates our social media pages regularly. Follow Westside on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay connected.