News & Announcements

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Superintendent's Synopsis

Approval of the 2019-2020 school budget and an interim WHS principal, along with discussion of full-day kindergarten, were among the highlights of the April 30 Board of Education meeting. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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