News & Announcements

A Celebration of Differences

Join Dr. Mykee Fowlin on March 10 as he presents "You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me: A Celebration and Acceptance of our Differences," the fourth and final offering in the Edison Speaker Series.

Superintendent's Synopsis

A schedule for unused snow/emergency days and a proposed budget for 2020-2021 were among the topics discussed at the February 25 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

Suicide Awareness & Prevention

Parents and other members of the community attended an impactful presentation on suicide awareness and prevention on Feb. 20 at Roosevelt Intermediate School, hearing from a mother whose 16-year-old son died by suicide 10 years ago and from the training director of Caring Contact, a volunteer-staffed caring and crisis hotline and listening community.

Unused Snow/Emergency Days

To help families and staff plan ahead, the district will use the schedule as outlined in this article for any unused "snow/emergency days."

100th Day of School

Tallying up 100 math facts, sight words, favorite book characters and more as our youngest learners celebrated the 100th Day of School with an array of activities.

STEAM Day at Tamaques

STEAM Day at Tamaques had students learning the chemistry of slime, creating collaborative street art, working together to design and build a popsicle stick bridge strong enough to hold an orange, and much more. "Science is awesome," said one 5th grader as she created a tornado (vortex) in a plastic bottle. Special thanks to the many parents who volunteered their time and expertise.

Arts a la Carte

Arts a la Carte provides a detailed peek into what's happening in our art, music, and drama classes across the district. In the February-March issue, you'll find information on sculpture units, Abstract Expressionism and multicultural song and dance, the considerable musical accomplishments of our intermediate and high school students, and so much more.

National Merit Finalists

Congratulations to Ian Gurland, Aidan Kilbourn, Connie Liu, and Julia Tompkins, who have advanced as finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Superintendent's Synopsis

A student's award-winning substance abuse awareness PSA, new state-mandated policies, and a proposed engineering course at WHS designed to further spark student interest in engineering and architecture were among the topics of discussion at the Westfield Board of Education meeting on February 4, 2020. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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