Whether building solar ovens, sewing circuits into fabric to create e-textiles or designing and programming robots, the Westfield Public School District’s STEM camp combined project-based learning, ingenuity and fun for a sixth summer.
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The Extended School Year Program for preschool through high school students in the Westfield Public School District is in its 16th year, with a continued focus on maintaining and strengthening academic skills through the summer to prepare students for the new school year.
The sun was shining as Jefferson School families and staff gathered for a Summer Social on July 26. “I just got back from sleepaway camp,” said one 4th grader. “I’m excited to see everyone.”
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Westfield students representing 6 different languages recently enjoyed a weeklong summer camp focused on providing meaningful enrichment activities for students to continue their English language acquisition while having fun.
The Jefferson School community recently raised $3,000 for Make-A-Wish New Jersey, helping to grant the wish of a special 5-year-old who will visit the Walt Disney World Resort with her family this summer.
The Jefferson School PTO in Westfield recently hosted author/illustrator Matt Tavares whose children's book titles include "Red and Lulu" and "Crossing Niagara" as well as biographies of famous baseball players.
Jefferson School marked February as “Kindness Month” with students and their families using the written word to express their gratitude to the school’s teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators and other staff members.
Hundreds of students and their families from Westfield Public Schools participated in a recent districtwide community service effort in support of homeless shelters, fighting hunger campaigns, senior citizens, rescue animal organizations, and others in need of charitable help.
The Westfield Public School District has been named one of the “Best Communities for Music Education” in the nation for its outstanding commitment to music education.