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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.
Photo of fall-themed Rhythm poster in music class.

Arts a la Carte

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!
Westfield Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Programs Paul Pineiro gives a STEM presentation in Wenzhou, China as part of a New Jersey delegation visiting the Zheijiang Province in June.

Assistant Superintendent Visits China as part of Educational STEM Partnership

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.
Photo of Washington students cheering and watching livestreamed National Blue Ribbon Schools ceremony as Washington school principal, teacher and district superintendent accept award on behalf of school community.

National Blue Ribbon Recognition

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.
Photo of exterior of administration building.

Superintendent's Synopsis

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.
Photo of flyer for EIS Speaker Series

EIS Speaker Series

Save the dates for an important new speaker series on mental health and wellness.


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.