The celebrations continue as Washington School was recognized in Trenton and by the Westfield Board of Education for its designation as a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School.
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Fall-themed rhythm exercises, all-state performances, self-portraits, and "The Dot" by Peter Reynolds are just a few examples of the creative projects and performances taking place in music and art classrooms across the district. Learn more in the December-January issue of Arts a la Carte, the comprehensive newsletter from the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. The Winter Concert schedule can be found here, too. Enjoy!
In June, Assistant Superintendent Paul Pineiro visited China as part of a Kean University program that pairs elementary, middle and high schools in the Garden State with counterparts in Zheijiang Province for a partnership that focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) innovation and development.
Washington School students excitedly looked on as the National Blue Ribbon Schools ceremony at National Harbor near Washington, D.C. was livestreamed on Nov. 15. Washington School was one of nine schools in New Jersey and 312 public schools nationwide to receive the prestigious Blue Ribbon School designation for 2019.
A change to the 2020-2021 academic school calendar to close schools on Election Day, honoring the WHS Girls Tennis Team as sectional champs, and a discussion of a proposed social studies course were among the highlights at the November 12, 2019 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
Save the dates for an important new speaker series on mental health and wellness.
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, who graduated from Westfield High School in 1991, has donated $500,000 to be used for audio/video equipment in the new television studio at the high school.