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.
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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.
There were scientists, sports figures, explorers, entrepreneurs, and a couple of Kamala Harrises and Jane Goodalls, as Wilson 5th graders assumed the personas of famous people throughout history as part of a beloved elementary school tradition... the Wax Museum.
Fourth graders in the Westfield Public School District’s gifted education program recently placed first in the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s Law Fair Competition for grades 3-8. The Westfield team placed in the third-grade category, as they wrote “The Case of the Stolen Fossils: State of New York v. Thei Ve Rev” when they were in the third grade.
WHS student journalists garnered top honors for Hi's Eye and Optic Magazine from the American Scholastic Press Association.
Students at Roosevelt Intermediate School recently showcased their talents during Fine Arts Day with live and virtual musical performers.