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Unused Snow/Emergency Days

To help families and staff plan ahead, the district will use the schedule as outlined in this article for any unused "snow/emergency days."
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A Video Tribute to Washington School

Washington School was recognized by the Westfield Board of Education as a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School. The celebration at the board meeting included this video tribute produced by Grade 5 teacher John Borja.
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A Celebration of Differences

Join Dr. Mykee Fowlin on March 10 as he presents "You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me: A Celebration and Acceptance of our Differences," the fourth and final offering in the Edison Speaker Series.
Photo of gingerbread community. After joining an online global group, Washington 4th graders researched  Westfield structures they wanted to build to create a Gingerbread STEM Community.

Seasonal STEM Project

Washington 4th graders in Elizabeth Reilly’s class participated in a seasonal STEM project in December that combined technology, teamwork, and… gingerbread.
Pictured here in September with principal Mary Asfendis are (from left) Julia Tompkins, Connie Liu, Aidan Kilbourn, and Ian Gurland.

National Merit Finalists

Congratulations to Ian Gurland, Aidan Kilbourn, Connie Liu, and Julia Tompkins, who have advanced as finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
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Arts a la Carte

Arts a la Carte provides a detailed peek into what's happening in our art, music, and drama classes across the district. In the February-March issue, you'll find information on sculpture units, Abstract Expressionism and multicultural song and dance, the considerable musical accomplishments of our intermediate and high school students, and so much more.
Photo of WHS senior Jake Tannenbaum with Westfield Municipal Alliance coordinator Louise DeDea and WHS Dream Team advisor Lauren Hauser.

Superintendent's Synopsis

A student's award-winning substance abuse awareness PSA, new state-mandated policies, and a proposed engineering course at WHS designed to further spark student interest in engineering and architecture were among the topics of discussion at the Westfield Board of Education meeting on February 4, 2020. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

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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.