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Great Things Happening At The Dale!

Magnet Schools of America Teacher of The Year! 


Join us in congratulating CRISTINA MANZANARES MARISCAL She has been named Magnet Schools of America Teacher of the Year Region V Magnet Teacher of the Year (TOY) Award annually recognizes an outstanding, dedicated fulltime teacher who exemplifies excellence in academic achievement and executes innovative programs that promote equity and diversity for students in magnet schools. Ms. Cristina Manzanares Mariscal has been acknowledged by peers, parents and students for exemplary contributions made to the profession. She inspires students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn. The award honors a teacher who has demonstrated excellence in the teaching profession, community, and parental involvement. Check out her Congratulatory Billboards on I-10 and around town!

Louisiana Student of The Year Finalist!


 Congratulations to EBR Student of the Year Madilyn Whitmore, of Westdale Middle School, for being the Grade 8 finalist for Region 6 in the Louisiana Students of the Year Program. Madilyn and seven other finalists for her grade level will be honored at a reception at 6 p.m. April 10 at the River City Branch Library. #WeAreEBR #ebrschools

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Westdale's band, strings, and Talented Music students are growing to the sounds of Women in Jazz. Thank you Mr. Waldrop and Mr. Williams for this wonderful opportunity. 

Our Advanced Band Students (Mr. Waldrop)


The Westdale advanced band students did an amazing job of representing themselves and our school at Southern’s concert band festival this morning both musically and in terms of their behavior. They performed all three of their pieces incredibly well and were awarded a rating of “excellent” by the three judges. Please congratulate these students when you see them. They have worked incredibly hard this entire school year and especially since January ad we have prepared for this performance.

Le Grand Pique-Nique: Smashing Success for Westdale

Westdale was thrilled and honored to be selected by @codofil to be co-host at this year’s @legrandpiquenique! We had over 650 parents, students, volunteers and sponsors from 13 immersion schools represented from across the state! The event would not have been the smashing success that it was without Westdale’s French immersion teachers and student volunteers. We are so proud!

Black History Month Program

A tribute to Black history, 50 years of hip-hop music and a special recognition to Ramona Remble as the school's first Black principal made for a special Black History Month Program on Wednesday at Westdale Middle School. Former state Rep. Ted James served as the keynote speaker. #WeAreEBR #WMS

Black History Month Spirit Week