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Photo of a flyer announcing the Rotary Club of Westfield's 27th Annual Charles Philhower Fellowship Award which recognizes an outstanding elementary school teacher each year.

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.
Photo of:  Tamaques 3rd grader Jerry Han enjoys using wax sticky twists as students in Cathy Chao’s class reinforce what they’ve learned about rounding to the nearest 10 or nearest 100.

New Jersey STEM Month

March is New Jersey STEM Month. The goal, according to the state’s Department of Education, is “to celebrate New Jersey’s commitment to student success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs. And whether it’s Citizen Science and the Innovation Classroom at Westfield High School, a Science Olympiad at the intermediate level, elementary afterschool STEM clubs or a robust K-12 curriculum, there is no shortage of STEM learning in Westfield Public Schools.
Three Westfield teams are advancing to the Odyssey of the Mind state finals, after placing 1st in a regional competition on March 10.  Pictured here are members of the Tamaques Division 1 team with students from both Tamaques and Jefferson Schools.   Front (L-R):  Madeline Schlitzer, Etta Schaefer Middle:  Nikki Patel, Sonya Seideman Back:  Alice Schaefer, Mahie Panjwani Not pictured:  Bridget Whitlock

Westfield OOTM Teams Advance to State Finals

Forty Westfield students, working in teams, demonstrated creativity, ingenuity, and presentation skills in specific problem-solving categories at the Gateway Regional Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on March 10 in Edison. Three teams placed 1st, advancing to the Odyssey of the Mind New Jersey State Finals on April 6 in Ewing.
Photo of the WHS Varsity Bowling Team and their coaches at the March 12 Board of Education meeting where they were recognized for a spectacular season.

Superintendent's Synopsis

Board recognition of a spectacular season by the WHS Varsity Bowling Team, approval of a tentative budget and the swearing-in of a new Board member are among the highlights in Dr. Dolan's synopsis of the March 12 Board of Education meeting.

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Our Mission

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.