News & Announcements

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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My Heart in a Suitcase

Thanks to a grant from the Westfield Foundation, the ArtsPower National Touring Theatre performed "My Heart in a Suitcase" for students at Edison and Roosevelt Intermediate Schools, based on an autobiography by Anne Lehmann Fox who was among 10,000 Jewish children living in Nazi-occupied countries permitted to leave their homes in 1938 and 1939 via the Kindertransport to find safe haven in England.
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Optimist Award

Nominate your favorite intermediate school teacher for the Optimist Club of Westfield "Intermediate School Outstanding Teacher Award." Deadline for letters of nomination is Friday, May 10.
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Arts a la Carte

Lots of great news in the April-May 2019 edition of Arts a la Carte, with the District Art Show and many Spring concerts just around the corner. Arts a la Carte, which is produced by the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, also details what each grade level is doing in art, music and drama. Enjoy!
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Maker Day Ingenuity

There was ingenuity and imagination at work in Westfield Public Schools as students enjoyed makerspace activities in recognition of New Jersey Makers Day, a statewide celebration that has taken place every March for the past five years.
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Philhower Fellowship Award

The Rotary Club of Westfield is accepting letters of nomination for the 27th Annual Charles Philhower Fellowship Award which recognizes an outstanding elementary school teacher each year. Click headline above for details.
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Snow Day Announcement

The Westfield Board of Education announced at its meeting on March 26, 2019 that, if no additional snow or emergency day is used, schools will be closed on Friday, May 24.
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Superintendent's Synopsis

Recognition of Winter Track & Field student-athletes and a review of proposed capital and maintenance projects for the district were among the highlights at the March 26 Board of Education meeting. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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Community Service Week

There is no shortage of civic-mindedness in Westfield Public Schools and Community Service Week was no exception. Through the coordinated efforts of school Parent Teacher Organizations, students across the district packed lunches, designed greeting cards, made care packages, picked up litter, and participated in many other activities as a way of giving back to those in need.
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