News & Announcements

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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World Language Honors

Many Westfield High School students received recognition for their achievements in world languages this year.  Fifty-two students recently were inducted into the National Honor Societies for French, Spanish, Italian and Chinese, with 19 excelling in French, 14 in Spanish, 14 in Italian, and 5 in Chinese.  Additionally, 90 WHS seniors attained the Seal of Biliteracy, an award granted to students who achieved proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.
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Edison SGA Donation

The Student Government Association at Edison Intermediate School recently donated $4,000 to Children’s Specialized Hospital of Mountainside, presenting a check to hospital representative Alexis D'Antone on May 30.
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Oasis Update at McKinley

The excitement was palpable as McKinley students enjoyed the unveiling of new playground equipment as part of a multi-year project to build an outdoor oasis. With the new playground in place and some final landscaping, the Oasis is complete.
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Arbor Day Planting

More than 20 young trees border the grounds of Jefferson School in Westfield, thanks to a community partnership involving town officials, the Rotary Club of Westfield and the Jefferson school community.
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Mural Makeover

There are colorful new murals in the Washington School gymnasium, thanks to a creative collaboration involving 5th graders, parents, and teachers, Westfield High School graphic design students, the Westfield Coalition for the Arts and a nearby graphics art company.
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