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Beginning Monday, March 16, all Westfield Public Schools will be closed until further notice, due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns. Please check your email for communications from Dr. Dolan. Information also is posted on the district website under "Coronavirus Information." Thank you for your patience and understanding.
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Coronavirus Information

The Westfield Public School District is committed to providing updates and guidance regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including recommendations from local, state, and national public health organizations. Please click on the heading above for important updates and resources on this evolving situation.

Elementary Remote Learning Plan Overview

While the remote learning plan at the elementary level may look slightly different at each school, please click the headline above for a general overview. Building principals and teachers will continue to communicate directly with their parent communities.
Photo of Washington family waving to teachers driving by as part of a car parade.

I Love a Parade!

It was an unusual parade under unique circumstances with Washington staff driving their cars single file through the neighborhood to wave to smiling families gathered at appropriate social distances. An uplifting show of unity during this uncertain time.
Westfield High School math teacher Callie Campbell posts a daily math joke and puzzle in the front windows of her Westfield home for passersby.  “I hope the math joke and puzzle bring a smile or chuckle to people in this time of uncertainty while also serving as a fun learning for people of all ages.”

Pitching In to Give Back

Whether donating 10,000 medical gloves to an area hospital, helping to disinfect Westfield police vehicles, or setting up a social media fundraiser to buy grocery gift cards for families in need, the Westfield Public Schools community is pitching in to help during this public health crisis.
Photo collage of Jefferson second graders during week one of distance learning.

Reflecting on First Week of Distance Learning

The Westfield Public School District began remote learning on Tues, March 17 with the district’s superintendent calling the response by the entire school community “inspiring.” Click the headline above to read more about what distance learning looked like in its first week.
At its virtual public meeting on March 24, 2020, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Paul Duncan as principal of Franklin Elementary School, effective July 1, 2020.

A New Franklin Principal

At its public meeting on March 24, 2020, which was held remotely due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Paul Duncan as principal of Franklin Elementary School in Westfield, effective July 1, 2020.


Our Mission

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.