Students and staff across the Westfield Public School District honored the nation’s military veterans on Nov. 12 with assemblies and other commemorations to thank them for their service and sacrifice.
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The Westfield Public School District invites WHS graduates to visit the Alumni Outreach section of the district website to enter contact information and share news of interest for a new electronic newsletter aimed at helping alumni engage and connect with each other and the school district.
In its first tournament of the season, the Westfield Robotics Team, That Hertz, competed against 16 other New Jersey robotics teams at the FIRST Tech Challenge Robo-Ruckus on Sunday, Nov. 4 at Westfield High School. This year’s competition required student-built robots to complete such tasks as lifting themselves six inches in the air on a lander, collecting blocks and balls and placing them in specific spots, and other skilled challenges.
On a recent Friday, a fifth grade class at McKinley Elementary School shares questions, predictions and observations about a novel they are reading with another fifth grade class. Not an unusual exercise in Westfield, which encourages this kind of student-driven exploration. What is unusual, however, is that the fifth graders in Westfield are discussing the novel "Amal Unbound" with fifth graders in Atlanta, Georgia.
Exploring computer graphics and animation at the Ringling College of Art and Design, studying marine life in the Gulf of Mexico and talking with a space shuttle astronaut were among the highlights of a STEM field trip to Florida embarked upon recently by a group of students and staff from Edison Intermediate School.