An Olympic theme was the focus of the English Language Learners (ELL) Summer Experience, a camp for Westfield students that provides meaningful enrichment activities to help students continue their English language acquisition.
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Colin Summers – Westfield High School Class of 2021 and Fairfield University golf commit – has been named Boys Golf Player of the Year for New Jersey by USA Today.
Edison Intermediate School 6th grader Madeline Cortes delivered flyers, brochures, and other educational materials to Westfield Senior Citizens Housing as part of an environmental outreach to share information about severe weather, extreme heat, wildfires, blizzards, and other natural hazards.
Each spring, the Union County School Boards Association recognizes a 12th grader from each high school as "unsung heroes" - students who quietly make outstanding contributions to their school and communities. Congratulations to Amanda White, UCSBA's Unsung Hero for Westfield High School.
At a special virtual meeting on June 25, the Westfield Board of Education approved the appointment of LaNova Schall as Edison Intermediate School Assistant Principal, effective August 1, 2021.
As friends and family cheered from the stands, the Westfield High School Class of 2021 gathered at Gary Kehler Stadium on June 23 under picture perfect skies to receive their diplomas.
Eighty-three students recently were inducted into the National Honor Societies for French, Spanish, Italian and Chinese, with 20 excelling in French, 40 in Spanish, 9 in Italian, and 14 in Chinese. Additionally, 90 WHS seniors attained the Seal of Biliteracy, an award granted to students who attain proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.
Lincoln students created a beautiful mosaic under the direction of art teacher Amy Hynes. Spelled out within the vibrant colors is the message: "Whatever you are, be a good one."
In a normal school year, the winter and spring calendars are filled with musical concerts, as student voices and instruments ring out in joyous acknowledgement of the seasons. This is not a normal year but, despite the pandemic, students and their instructors have found ways to share their music, going to great lengths to learn new technologies and create virtual ensembles that showcase their considerable talent.
At its virtual meeting on June 15, the Westfield Board of Education approved the appointment of Elizabeth Reilly as K-12 English Language Arts Supervisor, effective July 1, 2021. Reilly has served in the position on an interim basis for grades K-5 for the past year.