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In this Socratic seminar-style course at Westfield High School, seniors are asked what it means to be a “Global Citizen” and encouraged to ask questions and use logic and reasoning to gain a more accurate meaning of the social constructs that shape society.

Being a Global Citizen

Three years ago, Westfield High School began offering a course that asked seniors what it means to be a “Global Citizen.” The class runs in Socratic seminar-style with students encouraged to ask questions and use logic and reasoning to gain a more accurate meaning of the social constructs that shape society.
Exterior of Administration Building.

Superintendent's Synopsis

At its meeting on June 18, the Board listened to questions, concerns, and suggestions about school security following last week's arrest of an armed individual in the Tamaques parking lot. Also on the agenda was the annual recognition of approximately 95 students for excellence in academics, athletics and the performing arts. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
Photo of the WHS Orchestra performing with special lighting techniques.

A Unique Collaboration

A recent visit from composer Stephanie Ann Boyd, along with a unique collaboration between students with interests ranging from music, technology, lighting, art, and design, combined to create an exciting learning experience at Westfield High School.
Photo of members of the WHS Band performing a volunteer concert at a senior citizens residence.

Senior Concert

Members of the Westfield High School Band and Orchestra performed an impromptu, volunteer concert on Friday, June 14 before an appreciative audience at Westfield Senior Citizens Housing.
Photo of student receiving NJASBO scholarship from Business Administrator Dana Sullivan

Superintendent's Synopsis

Full day kindergarten and student and staff recognitions were among the highlights at the June 11 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

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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.