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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.