News & Announcements

BOE Welcomes New Members

At its reorganization meeting on Jan. 5, 2021, the Westfield Board of Education welcomed new members Sahar Aziz, Leila Morrelli, and Sonal Patel, who were sworn in by Board Attorney Richard Kaplow before the virtual meeting.
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Community Survey on Racial Literacy

Westfield Public Schools, in partnership with the Westfield Education Fund, is sponsoring a year-long community learning series on the topic of racial literacy. We invite and encourage members of the community to complete a brief survey to help us plan community learning experiences. For more on this important initiative and to access the "Responding to Hate" survey link, click the article headline to read on.
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Edison Theater Guild to Present Fun Night of Virtual Theater on January 8 & 9

The Edison Intermediate School Theater Guild proudly presents its Eighth Grade Drama – “The Complete History of Theater (Abridged)” – to be streamed on Friday, January 8 and Saturday, January 9 at 7:30 p.m. on both evenings. The Edison Intermediate School 8th grade actors and technical crew have created an amazing online show. They look forward to welcoming viewers for a fun night of virtual theater. Read more on how to purchase a StreamPass to attend this virtual performance.
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Giving Back in Times of COVID

Whether creating holiday cards for senior care facilities, conducting food drives and collecting warm clothing for families in need, or donating masks and cleaning wipes to school staff, the Westfield Public Schools community continues its tradition of giving, despite challenges presented by COVID-19.
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Paying a Virtual Visit to a Sea Turtle Hospital

Westfield High School 11th and 12th graders in Jennifer Sirman’s environmental science class made a recent virtual field trip to a sea turtle hospital in Florida as part of a classroom ecology unit. Students were given a virtual tour, meeting “Galapagos,” “Justice Ginsberg,” and other rehabilitating sea turtles named, by hospital staff, after places and people in history.
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Arts a la Carte

The December/January issue of Arts a la Carte outlines the many ways our Visual and Performing Arts team continues to stay creative and upbeat in adapting instruction to hybrid and all-remote learning.
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Racial Literacy Training

As part of a districtwide Racial Literacy initiative, Westfield Public Schools recently welcomed educational consultant David Schwartz, who conducted professional development sessions to provide educators with culturally responsive teaching strategies aimed at enhancing student engagement and creating a respectful community of learners.
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