Hi! My name is Alycen O’Neal and I will be teaching 3rd grade here at Westwood. I graduated from the University of South Dakota this spring, so I’m very excited to join the district! I got married in September and my husband and I moved just outside of Smithland. We enjoying spending time with our families and our puppy, Bo. I’m looking forward to the start of next year, go Rebels!
Hello! My name is Kelsey Maassen and I will be teaching elementary special education at Westwood. I have five years of previous experience at Carroll Community School and West Monona. I graduated from Buena Vista University in 2016. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family. You can almost always catch my husband and I at the park with our daughter, hiking in the hills, or riding bikes. I can't wait to be a part of the Westwood community. Go Rebels!
Hello! My name is Neisha Hummel and I will be teaching Transitional Kindergarten next year. I currently teach in the Sioux City Community School District where I have taught Title One, specialized in Reading and Math and I have been teaching Kindergarten for the last five years. I graduated from Morningside College with my Elementary Education degree and a Reading endorsement. I am married with three children Jackson, 9, Scarlett 7 and Beckham who is 3 months. In my free time I love hanging out with my family and being outdoors. I am very excited to work in a smaller district and be more involved with activities and the community.
The Westwood School District is requesting bids for their Auditorium Audio/Visual Project. Please see the enclosed documents and let me know if you have any questions. Thank you for your time and consideration!
The Westwood Community School District does not discriminate on the basis race, color, national origin, sex disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices.
There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact Connie Smits, Westwood Guidance Counselor, Westwood Community School District, Sloan, Iowa 51055; or by telephoning 712-428-3355. Complaints can also be directed to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 400 E. 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-1004, (515) 281-4121 or Region VII office of Civil Rights, http://www.state.ia.us/government/crc/index.html U.S. Department of Education 8930 Ward Parkway, Suite 2037, Kansas City, MO. 64114 (816) 268-0550.
For trusted information and updates related to COVID-19, the Westwood community is encouraged to visit:
Communication - Click for Past Letters
State Required Return to Learn Plan - Approved by the Iowa State Department of Education
Return to Learn Transmission Levels - Department of Education
Evaluating Sick Students and Staff - Department of Education
TownHall Meeting (Recording) - 8/11/2020 - 7 p.m.
Questions for Westwood staff regarding COVID-19 can be sent to COVID@wcsdrebels.com
Westwood Online Help Desk Form for use during online learning.