Congratulations to five WHS 11th graders who earned perfect scores on recent SAT subject area tests. Click the headline to find out who.
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Child comfort and support kits for children in homeless shelters, donations of Spanish language books for an aftercare program, and collections of granola bars and other nutritional treats for service men and women and first responders were among the many creative efforts undertaken during Community Service Week in the Westfield Public School District.
Westfield High School Principal Mary Asfendis announced the second marking period honor roll for the 2020-2021 school year. Westfield High School recognizes student achievement every marking period at two levels: Honor Roll and Distinguished Honor Roll.
More than 30 students, staff, and community members gathered on March 25 for Westfield High School’s No Place for Hate community book-read discussion. The participants met via video chat to talk about Kekla Magoon’s novel. How It Went Down, which tells the story of a community responding to the shooting of an African-American teenager by a white man. The discussion addressed themes such as identity, perspective, and stereotypes, as well as the ways in which this book from 2014 remains relevant today.
Westfield High School 11th grader T.J. Walsh is among several WHS students/alumni who continue to contribute to and represent WHS in prestigious and meaningful ways. Click the headline to read the full story.
As part of a Historical Fiction unit, 5th graders in Westfield Public Schools read "Number the Stars" by Lois Lowry, a historical fiction novel that follows a friendship between a Jewish girl and a Christian girl in Copenhagen and their journey to freedom during World War II. Recent virtual presentations on the Holocaust provided students with important real-life context to these classroom experiences.
WHS seniors who attended Lincoln School's inaugural kindergarten classes in 2008-09 recently gathered outside of WHS for a special commemorative photo session.