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Twenty-one countries were represented at the First Annual Multicultural Festival at Washington Elementary School on April 23.

Multicultural Festival

The gymnasium at Washington Elementary School was recently transformed into a colorful multicultural festival, as students and their families made a trip around the globe to learn about the traditions of the many countries represented.
Photo of Philhower Fellow Matthew Cognetti with superintendent and principal.

Washington Teacher Awarded Philhower Fellowship

Washington 5th grade teacher Matthew Cognetti is the 2022 recipient of the Rotary Club of Westfield’s Philhower Fellowship in recognition of outstanding teaching at the elementary school level
Washington Elementary School students decorate and pot plants for local senior citizens as part of Community Service Night on March 24.

Community Service Week

The Westfield Public Schools community demonstrated its considerable civic-mindedness in March, with students across the district packing lunches, designing greeting cards, making care packages, picking up litter, and participating in many other activities as a way of giving back to those in need.
An annual favorite returned in person to Washington Elementary School on March 24 as third graders welcomed a special woman in their lives to a tea party in honor of Women’s History Month.

Celebrating Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month. Here are just a few of the ways the Westfield Public School District celebrated and paid tribute.
Photo of student artwork displayed in storefront window for Youth Art Month.

Youth Art Month

The Westfield Public Schools are celebrating the nationally acclaimed Youth Art Month with colorful and creative displays throughout the downtown area.
Graphic with information on how to nominate an elementary teacher for the 2022 Philhower Fellowship.

Accepting Nominations for 2022 Philhower Fellowship Award

The Rotary Club of Westfield is accepting nominations for the 30th annual Charles Philhower Fellowship Award, which recognizes an outstanding full-time elementary teacher in the Westfield Public Schools each year. The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, April 1, 2022.

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The Westfield Public School District, in partnership with families and community, educates all students to reach their highest potential as productive, well-balanced and responsible citizens who respect individual differences and diversity in an ever changing world.