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Students and staff are on remote learning from Tuesday, April 6 through Friday, April 9; will return to in-person instruction on Monday, April 12.
More than 30 students, staff and community members gathered on March 25 for Westfield High School’s No Place for Hate community book-read discussion

WHS NPFH Hosts Community Book Discussion

More than 30 students, staff, and community members gathered on March 25 for Westfield High School’s No Place for Hate community book-read discussion. The participants met via video chat to talk about Kekla Magoon’s novel. How It Went Down, which tells the story of a community responding to the shooting of an African-American teenager by a white man. The discussion addressed themes such as identity, perspective, and stereotypes, as well as the ways in which this book from 2014 remains relevant today.
Screenshot of Racial Literacy website

Talking to Your Child About Race

Save the Date! On Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 7:00-8:30 p.m., the Westfield Public School District, in partnership with the Westfield Education Fund (WEF), will host a virtual community learning night for parents of elementary and middle school students. The event will be interactive and will focus on learning practical strategies for having conversations about race with children. Those interested in attending can learn more and register for the event by visiting the Racial Literacy page under “Family Resources” at www.westfieldnjk12.org.
Holocaust survivor Peter Fleischmann answers questions from Tamaques 5th graders after sharing his story of courage and survival on March 26. Fleischmann and his family fled Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia in 1941 when he was 14.

Holocaust Survivors Share Their Stories

As part of a Historical Fiction unit, 5th graders in Westfield Public Schools read "Number the Stars" by Lois Lowry, a historical fiction novel that follows a friendship between a Jewish girl and a Christian girl in Copenhagen and their journey to freedom during World War II. Recent virtual presentations on the Holocaust provided students with important real-life context to these classroom experiences.
After school Drama Club Featured Photo

After school Drama Club

The Drama Club will meet every Monday at 3:00. Please see/email Ms. Jonny for more details.

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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.