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News & Announcements
Hooray for our Washington 5th graders as they prepare to move up to the middle school next year!
At its virtual meeting on June 16, the Westfield Board of Education approved the appointment of Elizabeth Reilly as acting English Language Arts Supervisor for grades K-5 and Warren Hynes as acting English Language Arts Supervisor for grades 6-12. The two educators will share the position on an acting basis, as current K-12 ELA Supervisor Dr. Tiffany Jacobson becomes interim principal at the Lincoln Early Childhood Center for the 2020-2021 school year.
Teachers in the Westfield Public School District are providing important opportunities for students to express their feelings as they grapple with how to respond to the killing of George Floyd by a police officer and the nationwide protests that followed.
Through the innovative Westfield High School PTSO "Virtual Guest Reader Project," teachers and parents of elementary school children can "invite" a student guest reader to their virtual classrooms or home. Each thoughtful recording features a student reading a popular picture book, with close-ups of many of the illustrations included.
At its virtual public meeting on June 9, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Tiffany Jacobson as Interim Principal of the Lincoln Early Childhood Center and Mary McCabe as Interim Assistant Principal at Franklin Elementary School.
This school calendar for May and June outlines basic dates and information, as are currently known. We will update the calendar with more information as additional decisions are made.
Jeanine Gottko, who taught first and fifth grade at Franklin Elementary School in Westfield before working with both students and teachers in the district as a master technology teacher, is the 2020 recipient of the Rotary Club of Westfield’s Philhower Fellowship in recognition of outstanding teaching at the elementary school level.
Our Technology Department has compiled some helpful tips to improve student and staff video conferencing performance for Webex and Google. Click the headline above to read more.
The Westfield Public School District is committed to providing updates and guidance regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including recommendations from local, state, and national public health organizations. Please click on the heading above for important updates and resources on this evolving situation.