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Photo of Tamaques principal David Duelks and media specialist Stephanie Landay-Nesser and other staff members dressed as sharks and dancing to the children's song

"Baby Shark" Challenge

Another record for the Tamaques Reading Marathon, as students in grades 1-5 read a combined 176,530 minutes in March, breaking last year’s record by 947 minutes.  “We come together to celebrate reading and writing,” said principal David Duelks at the start of the Reading Marathon awards ceremony.
Photo of Jefferson School 4th graders holding up a

Superintendent's Synopsis

Lots of congratulatory remarks and hugs as this year's Philhower Award recipient was honored at the May 7 Board of Education meeting, held at Jefferson School. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
Photo of Westfield Crossing Guards who were honored at a special breakfast on April 26 for their valuable service to students and residents of Westfield.

Thanks to our Crossing Guards!

More than 50 Westfield crossing guards were recognized at a special breakfast held in their honor at Westfield Town Hall on Friday, April 26.
Student participates in Community Service Week at Tamaques.

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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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.