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A Culture of Kindness

Whether observing Kindness Month or taking The Great Kindness Challenge or encouraging Random Acts of Kindness, there is a common theme taking place in February across the Westfield Public School District.
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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.
(L-R) Aaron Rudnick, Luke Jenner, Mahie Panjwani, Neev Nedungadi, and Evan Tukaczynski display 2nd Place Award received in the Strategy and Innovation category at the state championship of the First Lego League robotics competition on Dec. 14-15.  Team member Wilson Wright not pictured.

Strategy and Innovation

A team of six Jefferson School fifth graders received 2nd Place in the "Strategy and Innovation" category at the recent state championship of the First Lego League robotics competition.
Photo of teacher and student using clay wheel.

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.
Pictured here in September with principal Mary Asfendis are (from left) Julia Tompkins, Connie Liu, Aidan Kilbourn, and Ian Gurland.

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.
Photo of WHS senior Jake Tannenbaum with Westfield Municipal Alliance coordinator Louise DeDea and WHS Dream Team advisor Lauren Hauser.

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.
Photo of exterior of administration building.

Superintendent's Synopsis

The interfaith service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and green initiatives in our school community were among the topics at the January 21 meeting of the Westfield Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

Calendar

Feb 25

Sub Day

Location: Jefferson

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.