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Five Westfield High School 11th graders earned perfect scores of 800 on subject area tests of the March 13, 2021 and December 5, 2020 SATs.  L-R:  Justin Anderson, WHS Principal Mary Asfendis, Ashley Talwar, Anjali Jain, Zachary Roitman.  Not pictured:  Vijay Sreenivasan.

SAT Perfect Scores

Congratulations to five WHS 11th graders who earned perfect scores on recent SAT subject area tests. Click the headline to find out who.
Among the donations and collections undertaken during Community Service Week in March, Jefferson Elementary School put together colorful child comfort and support kits for children in homeless shelters for the charitable organization, Volunteers of America.

Supporting the Community

Child comfort and support kits for children in homeless shelters, donations of Spanish language books for an aftercare program, and collections of granola bars and other nutritional treats for service men and women and first responders were among the many creative efforts undertaken during Community Service Week in the Westfield Public School District.
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MP2 Honor Roll at WHS

Westfield High School Principal Mary Asfendis announced the second marking period honor roll for the 2020-2021 school year. Westfield High School recognizes student achievement every marking period at two levels: Honor Roll and Distinguished Honor Roll.
More than 30 students, staff and community members gathered on March 25 for Westfield High School’s No Place for Hate community book-read discussion

WHS NPFH Hosts Community Book Discussion

More than 30 students, staff, and community members gathered on March 25 for Westfield High School’s No Place for Hate community book-read discussion. The participants met via video chat to talk about Kekla Magoon’s novel. How It Went Down, which tells the story of a community responding to the shooting of an African-American teenager by a white man. The discussion addressed themes such as identity, perspective, and stereotypes, as well as the ways in which this book from 2014 remains relevant today.
From New Jersey Association of Student Councils (njasc.org) Photo Caption:  “I am beyond excited to be serving as your 2021 NJASC Treasurer,” says Westfield High School junior T.J. Walsh on the website of the New Jersey Association of Student Councils.

WHS Students Receive Prestigious Recognition

Westfield High School 11th grader T.J. Walsh is among several WHS students/alumni who continue to contribute to and represent WHS in prestigious and meaningful ways. Click the headline to read the full story.
Holocaust survivor Peter Fleischmann answers questions from Tamaques 5th graders after sharing his story of courage and survival on March 26. Fleischmann and his family fled Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia in 1941 when he was 14.

Holocaust Survivors Share Their Stories

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. Recent virtual presentations on the Holocaust provided students with important real-life context to these classroom experiences.
WHS seniors who attended Lincoln School's inaugural kindergarten classes in 2008-09 recently gathered outside of WHS for a special commemorative photo session.

Special Class of 2021 Commemoration

WHS seniors who attended Lincoln School's inaugural kindergarten classes in 2008-09 recently gathered outside of WHS for a special commemorative photo session.

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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.