News & Announcements

Superintendent's Synopsis

The Board appointed a new principal at Roosevelt and heard an update on summer facilities projects at its special meeting on July 18. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

New RIS Principal

At its public meeting on July 18, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Brian Gechtman as principal of Roosevelt Intermediate School, effective August 1, 2019. Gechtman currently serves as assistant principal at Roosevelt. He will succeed Mary Asfendis, who begins her new position as principal of Westfield High School on August 1.

Superintendent's Synopsis

Appointment of a new WHS principal and approval of a review of security entrance vestibules were among the highlights of the June 25, 2019 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

WHS Principal Appointed

At its public meeting on June 25, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Mary Asfendis as principal of Westfield High School effective August 1, 2019.

Superintendent's Synopsis

At its meeting on June 18, the Board listened to questions, concerns, and suggestions about school security following last week's arrest of an armed individual in the Tamaques parking lot. Also on the agenda was the annual recognition of approximately 95 students for excellence in academics, athletics and the performing arts. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

Mural Makeover

There are colorful new murals in the Washington School gymnasium, thanks to a creative collaboration involving 5th graders, parents, and teachers, Westfield High School graphic design students, the Westfield Coalition for the Arts and a nearby graphics art company.

Superintendent's Synopsis

Full day kindergarten and student and staff recognitions were among the highlights at the June 11 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

Superintendent's Synopsis

Recognition of our talented student musicians, an overview of the Standards-Based Report Card, and an update on the 2018-2019 District Goals were among the highlights at the May 21 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

Superintendent's Synopsis

Lots of congratulatory remarks and hugs as this year's Philhower Award recipient was honored at the May 7 Board of Education meeting, held at Jefferson School. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

Thanks to our Crossing Guards!

More than 50 Westfield crossing guards were recognized at a special breakfast held in their honor at Westfield Town Hall on Friday, April 26.
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