News & Announcements

STEAM Opportunities Abound in Westfield Public Schools

“We have many wonderful STEAM opportunities for students around the district that let them build on the science skills they develop in their classes,” says Thomas Paterson, Supervisor of K-12 Science. Click the link above for a summary, along with oodles of images, of the many activities surrounding science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics in Westfield Public Schools.
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Kindergarten & 1st Grade Registration for 2019-2020

Registration for Kindergarten and First Grade for the 2019-2020 school year opens in January. Please click on the link above for dates and other important information about the registration process. You also may visit the Family Resources tab on the district website and click on "Student Registration" in the drop-down menu.
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Cards for the Troops

Students in Karen Lust’s classes at Roosevelt Intermediate School recently wrote letters to military troops overseas to thank them for their service and to brighten their holidays.
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Superintendent's Synopsis

A complete summary of the Board of Education's annual organization meeting on January 3, 2019 at which board members unanimously approved a new president and vice president and the superintendent provided an update on the district's 2018-2019 goals.
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Hour of Code

New Jersey Department of Education Deputy Assistant Commissioner Dr. David Greer visits Roosevelt Intermediate School, as RIS and other schools across the district hold Hour of Code activities during Computer Science Education Week.
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Oral History and Genealogy

At the annual conference of the National Council for the Social Studies, four Westfield educators recently presented an overview of a popular social studies project in Westfield Public Schools that empowers students to discover and connect their own stories of history through oral narratives and genealogy.
Supervisor of K-12 Social Studies Andrea Brennan and Westfield High School social studies teachers Hilary Haskell, Kimberly Leegan, and Elizabeth Piombino were invited to present at the conference on Nov 30-Dec 2, 2018 in Chicago where the was “Yesterday - Tomorrow: Building the Future of Social Studies.” Click the link above to view a video which briefly summarizes the project, using interviews with educators and their students.
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Superintendent's Synopsis

The Board of Education honored student-athletes and their coaches, received an overview of the district's annual audit, and more at its December 4 meeting. A complete summary can be found in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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Advisory Group Meeting

Students meet monthly with their small advisory groups. For this month, students had to write a positive attribute that they bring to their group and tape it onto a sheet of graph paper listing the names of all group members.
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Arts a la Carte

Please enjoy the December-January edition of Arts a la Carte, where you'll find the holiday concert schedule and much more from our Department of Visual and Performing Arts.
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