Welcome to the Westside Elementary School Website!
I am honored, humbled and excited to be the proud principal of Westside Elementary. I served as Assistant Principal of Westside Elementary from 2006-2009. In 2015, it became my dream job to be able to come back home in my new role, Principal. Westside is a school that has a rich history of academic achievement and community involvement. It will be my number one priority to build upon this valuable heritage at Westside Elementary.
Westside's Mission statement reads" Parents, teachers, students, staff and community members will work together to provide quality educational programs that focus on the total development of the child". This mission will drive everything we do at Westside.
We will continue to participate in Westside's Night Alive, a 21st Century grant funded program that was the vision of Judi Winch, former principal of Westside Elementary. Her dream of creating a safe place for our students to go after school will continue to flourish. Westside Elementary has some of the most amazing outdoor facilities seen at an Elementary school in all of the United States. Other programs include, Food Brings Hope, The First Tee Program, and Literacy nights just to name a few.
In addition, we are proud of our partnership with Bethune Cookman University.
We are excite to begin a major addition and renovation project this year. This project will be completed in 3 phases. This will include:
The tentative completion date is October of 2020.
I do believe that Teamwork makes the Dream Work. Our students deserve the best and they are worth fighting for!!! This year our mission is to 'Change Lives"!
I invite you to join us as we continue to fight for what's right and help prepare our students to go out and change the world in a positive way.
I love you all ...and I always will!
Willie F Williams
"Building Big Dreamers and Positive World Changers!"