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Photo of WHS student athlete and coach honored at Jan 7 Board of Education meeting.

Superintendent's Synopsis

Board reorganization, an update on District Goals, and honoring a cross country student-athlete were among the highlights at the January 7, 2020 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
Photo of graphic with sneakers on a yellow brick road

Save the Date

This year's Washington School Show, "The Wizard of West Bizarre," is an original production that reminds us not to take for granted the wonderful aspects of communities like Westfield. Performances are on January 24 and 25. Read on for more information, including ticket sales.
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.
Photo of kindergarten teacher reading to her class.

Kindergarten & First Grade Registration in January

The Westfield Public School District will be registering children who will become eligible for kindergarten in the 2020-2021 school year. The District also is interested in reaching children who have not attended the Westfield Public Schools for kindergarten but will enter first grade in the fall.
Photo of Washington School and playground.

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.
Photo of Washington School students and staff dancing during Blue Ribbon celebration at Board of Education meeting.

More Blue Ribbon Celebrations!

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.
Rhetta Morgan, a facilitator for the Anti-Defamation’s “No Place for Hate” Program, provides a training session on Nov. 27 for an advisory committee of WHS students, staff and parents.

No Place for Hate

An advisory committee of Westfield High School students, staff, and parents recently gathered for training in the WHS library as part of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) “No Place for Hate” Program. “It’s an amazing thing when a school decides to be proactive and cultivate a positive school culture,” said program facilitator Rhetta Morgan at the start of the Nov. 27 training session. “It starts a ripple.”

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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.