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Members of the Combat Logistics Batallion 25, 4th Marine Logistics Group present the colors during Edison Intermediate School’s annual Veterans Day assembly on Nov. 7.

Honoring Those Who Served

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.
Photo image of a flyer asking Westfield High School alumni to visit the Alumni Outreach section of the district website to enter contact information and share news of interest for a new electronic newsletter to be published.

Calling all WHS Alumni

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.
:  (L-R) Westfield Robotics Team members Kristina Hollosi, Hannah Hollosi, and Dorothy Kaplan participate in the FIRST Tech Challenge Robo-Ruckus on Sunday, Nov. 4 at Westfield High School.

Westfield Robotics Team Hosts Robo-Ruckus

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.
McKinley 5th graders and their teacher Joseph Paradise share questions, predictions and observations about a novel they are reading with a fifth grade class in Atlanta, Georgia, part of the Global Read Aloud whose goal it is to connect the world through reading.

A Global Approach to Learning

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.
Edison 7th graders use nets to capture marine life in an estuary of the Gulf of Mexico to sort the animals by type, as part of a visit to the Mote Marine Laboratory during a STEM field trip to Florida.

Edison STEM Trip to Florida

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.

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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.