News & Announcements

Conversations about Race

Teachers in the Westfield Public School District are providing important opportunities for students to express their feelings as they grapple with how to respond to the killing of George Floyd by a police officer and the nationwide protests that followed.

Virtual Guest Readers

Through the innovative Westfield High School PTSO "Virtual Guest Reader Project," teachers and parents of elementary school children can "invite" a student guest reader to their virtual classrooms or home. Each thoughtful recording features a student reading a popular picture book, with close-ups of many of the illustrations included.

New Interim Administrators

At its virtual public meeting on June 9, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Tiffany Jacobson as Interim Principal of the Lincoln Early Childhood Center and Mary McCabe as Interim Assistant Principal at Franklin Elementary School.

May-June Distance Learning Calendar

This school calendar for May and June outlines basic dates and information, as are currently known. We will update the calendar with more information as additional decisions are made.

JES Distance Learning Site

Parents and students, please use this site for quick access to morning announcements, plans from your teachers, and much more.

Teamwork and Ingenuity

Five Westfield student teams demonstrated creativity, ingenuity, and presentation skills in specific problem-solving categories at the Gateway Regional Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on March 7 in Sayreville, with three teams placing first, second, and third in various categories.

Philhower Fellow

Jeanine Gottko, who taught first and fifth grade at Franklin Elementary School in Westfield before working with both students and teachers in the district as a master technology teacher, is the 2020 recipient of the Rotary Club of Westfield’s Philhower Fellowship in recognition of outstanding teaching at the elementary school level.

Happy Birthday to:

Jacob K. in 2-C and Mila B. in 1-A on Thursday, 6/25 and Emilie S. in 5-H on Saturday 6/27 and Benjamin K in 4-B and Catherine Weiss in 1-D and Kayla K. in 1-F on Sunday 6/28 and Brynn F. in 3-H and Keshav V. in 2-D and Sally Lin in 2-C. Enjoy your special day!

Happy Birthday from all of us at Jefferson School!

Hunger Relief - How You Can Help

Many of our PTOs and families have joined others in the Westfield community in supporting hunger relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Click the headline above to find out how you can help.
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