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Photo image of Optimist Club poster calling for nominations for Intermediate School Outstanding Teacher Award.

Optimist Award

Nominate your favorite intermediate school teacher for the Optimist Club of Westfield "Intermediate School Outstanding Teacher Award." Deadline for letters of nomination is Friday, May 10.
Photo montage announcing meeting for students interested in WHS Marching Band.

WHS Marching Band "Interest" Meeting

Students interested in joining the Westfield High School Marching Band are invited to attend a meeting on Monday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the WHS Auditorium.
Photo of:  Holocaust survivor Sally Frishberg brings a message of hope and strength to 5th graders at McKinley School on March 21. Born in Poland in 1934, Frishberg shared her experiences as a young child whose family was forced to flee their home in Poland when the Nazis invaded their village.  She and her family were taken in by a Polish farmer and hidden in his attic for two years.

Westfield Elementary Students Hear Impactful Presentations on the Holocaust

As part of a Historical Fiction unit, 5th graders in Westfield Public Schools read Number the Stars by Lois Lowry, a historical fiction novel that follows a friendship between a Jewish girl and a Christian girl in Copenhagen and their journey to freedom during World War II. And, at schools across the district, there continue to be presentations on the Holocaust that provide important real life context to these classroom experiences.
Photo of a 4th grade rendering of Westfield's Broad Street.

Arts a la Carte

Lots of great news in the April-May 2019 edition of Arts a la Carte, with the District Art Show and many Spring concerts just around the corner. Arts a la Carte, which is produced by the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, also details what each grade level is doing in art, music and drama. Enjoy!
Dubbed the “Wingmen” and “Cover Girls” because they “take underclassmen under their wings and provide emotional cover,” 45 WHS juniors and seniors facilitated the annual Guy & Girl Thing at Westfield High School on March 22.

Guy & Girl Thing

Approximately 160 Westfield High School students along with several alumni, teachers, and community members, came together on March 22 to attend the Guy & Girl Thing, an annual event aimed at improving the mental health of students and forging connections among peers.

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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.