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Jefferson's Learning Site

Visit Jefferson School's Learning Site for the 2021-2022 school year. Here you'll find information regarding health and safety measures, arrival and dismissal times, important guidelines, along with the latest news and updates.
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Welcome Back!

Students received an enthusiastic welcome back from administrators, teachers, and staff as Westfield Public Schools kicked off the 2021-2022 school year on September 9.
Photo 1 Caption:   Westfield Superintendent of Schools Dr. Raymond González welcomes back staff during an opening day ceremony on Sept. 1.

Welcome back, Staff!

Superintendent Dr. Raymond González welcomed back staff on Wednesday, Sept. 1 as the Westfield Public School District prepared for the return of students on Thursday, Sept. 9. During two opening day ceremonies for elementary and secondary educators, González -- who joined the district on Aug. 2 -- welcomed 42 new staff members and applauded the teachers and staff gathered in the Westfield High School auditorium for their dedication, perseverance, and commitment to their students throughout the pandemic.
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A Safe Return to School - 2021-2022

We are excited to welcome students and staff in September. Here are key highlights, with a link to the district's more detailed plan, "A Safe Return to School 2021-2022."
This year’s English Language Learners (ELL) Summer Experience had an Olympic theme, as Westfield students in grades 1-5 participated in enriching activities to help them continue their English language acquisition.

ELL Summer Experience

An Olympic theme was the focus of the English Language Learners (ELL) Summer Experience, a camp for Westfield students that provides meaningful enrichment activities to help students continue their English language acquisition.
Jefferson 5th graders perform the school song to the tune of “The Addams Family.”

Making Virtual Music

In a normal school year, the winter and spring calendars are filled with musical concerts, as student voices and instruments ring out in joyous acknowledgement of the seasons. This is not a normal year but, despite the pandemic, students and their instructors have found ways to share their music, going to great lengths to learn new technologies and create virtual ensembles that showcase their considerable talent.

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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.