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Photo of two Franklin siblings doing a sack race in garbage bags during Franklin virtual field day.

Franklin Field Day

Field Day is a treasured tradition at our elementary schools. Here's a glimpse of what it looked like this year as Franklin students and their families enjoyed popular Field Day activities in their own yards on a recent sunny day.
Westfield High School senior Marcelina Krowinska thanks her teachers for their surprise visit to drop off a lawn sign, part of a surprise event for all 12th graders on May 27,organized by the WHS PTSO, with the help of the Westfield community.

A Special Surprise for Seniors

Westfield High School seniors were surprised to find teachers they have only seen during virtual lessons over the past two months arriving at their homes on May 27 to deliver lawn signs.
Photo of May 2020 calendar

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.
Photo collage graphic of four WHS teachers who won awards of excellence.

Award-Winning Teachers

Educators Gail Alston, Louis DeAngelo, Matthew Gironda, and Suzanne Glynn have been honored by the Westfield High School community with awards of excellence. During virtual announcements to staff and students on May 13-14, principal Mary Asfendis named the award winners, who were nominated by students, staff, and parents.
Edison School Resource Officer Tiffany Kenny (left) and Assistant Principal Crystal Marsh (right) pose with students at a “No Place for Hate” assembly in February.

No Place for Hate

Westfield High School, Edison Intermediate School and Roosevelt Intermediate School have received official designation as “No Place for Hate” schools by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), a recognition of our schools' "thoughtfulness, commitment and intention" to promote respect and speak out against prejudice and discrimination.
A team of Edison and Roosevelt Intermediate School students placed 1st in a mechanical problem solving category at the regional Odyssey of the Mind competition in March. (Clockwise from left):  Avery Keith (Grade 8, Edison), Nathan Reynders (Grade 8, Edison), Ted Crall (Grade 7, Roosevelt), Nolan Daly (Grade 8, Edison), Ethan Delforte (Grade 8, Edison), and Lucas Gunzberg (Grade 8, Edison).

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.


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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.