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Superintendent's Synopsis

At its meeting on August 15, the Board of Education appointed a new assistant principal for RIS. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
McKinley third grader Daniel Zarate Gomez enjoys the English Language Learners (ELL) Summer Experience at Wilson Elementary School.

ELL Experience

The study of animals and their habitats was the focus of the English Language Learners (ELL) Experience, a weeklong summer camp for Westfield students that provides meaningful enrichment activities to help students continue their English language acquisition.
Edison 8th grader observes a drone aloft, after programming its flight pattern during a popular course at STEM Camp in Westfield.

STEM Camp

There were drones in the hallway and robots in the classroom, marshmallow toasting in hand-made solar ovens and painstaking stop motion animation, as the Westfield Public School District’s STEM Camp concluded a 7th successful summer session on Friday, July 26.
Photo of kindergartner Drawing and painting as part of an Extended School Year (ESY) program for students identified as those who would benefit from additional instruction and related services in the summer.

Strengthening Skills

The Extended School Year Program in the Westfield Public School District focuses on maintaining and strengthening academic skills through the summer to prepare students for the new school year. In its 17th year, the five-week, state-mandated ESY program assists students in preschool through high school who have been identified as those who would benefit from additional instruction and related services during the summer.

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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.