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Principal: Mrs. Beth Lind


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Dear Parents and Families,

I am delighted to welcome you to Westside Elementary, a place where learning comes to life, and dreams take flight. Our school is a vibrant community dedicated to fostering academic excellence, nurturing creativity, and cultivating a passion for lifelong learning. I look forward to working together with the students, parents, staff, and community members to make this year memorable and educational.

At Westside Elementary, we believe that education goes beyond textbooks and classrooms. Our dedicated team of educators is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment where each student can explore their interests, discover their strengths, and reach their fullest potential. 

With a focus on innovation and diverse teaching methodologies, we strive to prepare our students for the challenges of tomorrow while preserving the values that make us a close-knit family. Our aim is to inspire critical thinking, instill a love for knowledge, and empower our students to be responsible global citizens.

We encourage parents to actively engage in their child's educational journey, working hand in hand with our talented faculty to create a seamless partnership for their success. 

Thank you for entrusting us with the education and well-being of your children. Together, let's embark on an exciting and fulfilling academic year.

Wishing you all a fantastic year of growth and achievements!

Warm regards,

Beth Lind

Assistant Principal:  Mr. Thom Hallman

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Dear Students, Parents, and Guardians,

I am thrilled to welcome you to a new school year at Westside Elementary School! As one of the Assistant Principals, I am dedicated to fostering a nurturing and inclusive learning environment that promotes the academic, social, and emotional growth of each and every student. 

I have been in education for over 20 years, I believe that collaboration between school, parents, and students is essential in creating a positive and successful educational journey. I encourage open lines of communication and invite you to reach out to me, your child’s teacher, or the other administrators whenever needed. 

I am excited to embark on this journey with you and look forward to getting to know each and every one of you. Together, we can create a supportive and enriching learning environment where every student can thrive. Please do not hesitate to contact me at the school or send me an email [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns. Let’s make this year at Westside Elementary an extraordinary one!


Thom Hallman

Assistant Principal: Mrs. Kelly Lupton
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         Kelly Lupton

Welcome to Westside Elementary School! My name is Kelly Colson Lupton and I am so excited to take on a new position this year, as an assistant principal for WES. I look forward to what this school year will hold! Our teachers have many wonderful learning opportunities and adventures planned for our students!

I attended Valdosta State University where I graduated with my Bachelor & Master’s Degrees. This will be my 15th year working in education. I feel truly blessed to be at WES.

My husband Keith and I have been married for 12 years and have 3 beautiful children, Colton, Chris, & Lily. Our family loves to travel and spend time together.