The 2023-2024 School Budget and April 25 Budget Vote will be among the presentations at the BOE meeting on Tuesday, February 7 at 7 p.m. in Cafeteria B at WHS. Agenda: https://bit.ly/BOEAgendas2022-23 Livestream: https://bit.ly/BOELiveStream202223
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Graphic noting BOE Meeting on February 7, 2023
Jefferson 4th graders enjoy their quiet reading time.
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Three Jefferson 4th grade boys sit on floor and read
A group of 4th grade girls at Jefferson sit in a group to read
Two 4th grade boys stretch out on floor to read while another boy sits crosslegged while reading
Two  Jefferson 4th graders sit side by side at desks to read
McKinley 5th graders in Ms. Sarnowski’s art class have been learning different clay techniques, including slab and coil, while incorporating many aspects of nature in their 3-D miniature landscapes. Next they added color to their beautiful landscapes.
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McKinley 5th grade girl paints clay project in art
Three McKinley 5th graders smile for the camera as they paint clay landscapes in art
Two McKinley 5th grade boys paint clay landscapes in art
It was a feast for the senses as students and their families celebrated the 1st Annual Multicultural Festival at Tamaques on January 25. With 16 countries represented, there was much to learn about different cultures and traditions. https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/983704
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Tamaques parents dressed in traditional Indian attire
Tamaques grandparent and grandson stand with Italy display at multicultural festival
Mother and daughter smile  at multicultural festival. daughter holds "passport"
4 Tamaques boys hold "passports" and smile for camera at multicultural festival
Outdoor play develops gross motor skills and fosters socialization. These Pre-K students are having a terrific time!
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Photo collage of 4 pre-K students on the swings and slides
You'll find information about the 2023-2024 budget and April budget vote, along with a Strategic Plan update, curriculum content-area news, Board election petitions, and more in the January issue of The NEWS Letter. https://bit.ly/NEWSLetterJanuary2023
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Screenshot of title heading of The NEWS Letter
Students in Ms. Guerra's class at Wilson learned about Native Americans in the Eastern Region of the United States during social studies.
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Wilson students sit at desk working on paper assignment
Back of student sitting at desk working on paper assignment
Edison 6th graders in Mrs. Fahy's Computer Technology class work to finalize their projects. Throughout this marking period cycle course, students learned various software applications while creating and advertising a small business plan.
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Two  Edison 6th graders sit in front of computer and smile for camera
Edison Computer Tech teacher points to an image on the projector screen
Image on the projector screen
Edison 6th grader smiles for the camera while sitting at his computer
The Westfield High School counseling team traveled to Edison and Roosevelt Intermediate Schools to give 8th graders an idea of what they need to know as they prepare to move on to 9th grade in September.
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Edison principal speaks to 8th graders in auditorium with  screen behind him that says "Welcome to WHS's 8th Grade Student Orientation"
Friday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Holocaust survivor Eva Wiener shared her story with EIS 7th social studies classes, recounting her family's desperate attempt to flee Nazi Germany in May 1939. More on her harrowing journey and others to come.
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Holocaust survivor Eva Wiener shares her story with 8th graders via  a Live Stream into the classrooms.
Congratulations to our 4 WHS student musicians who will perform with the All-State Band in February! https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/976396
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4 WHS student musicians pose for picture after being selected to perform with All-State Band
Our elementary school "Wax Museums" are always educational and great fun as students choose a famous person to research and provide a written and oral presentation while dressing the part. Here are Wilson 5th graders.
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Wilson 5th grader as Sally Ride
Wilson 5th grader as Steve Jobs
Wilson 5th grader as Amelia Earhart
Group photo of 5th graders dressed as their "Wax Museum" famous person
Washington staff spend their lunch time practicing for the 76th Annual Washington School Show this weekend. It's not too late to get your tickets -- https://wes.booktix.com/
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Washington principal and staff practice dance for annual school show
Save the Dates for Westfield STEM Camp 2023. Registration will be in mid-February for this popular summer camp. Stay tuned!
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Flyer with details of Summer STEM Camp 2023
The Great Kindness Challenge is off and running this week in our elementary schools. Students are doing many kind acts for others while enjoying themed days like wearing a favorite hat to "tip your hat to kindness" or red and pink to illustrate that "kindness grows our hearts."
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Jefferson student wears baseball cap during Great Kindness Challenge Week
Two Jefferson students wear red and pink during Great Kindness Challenge
A Jefferson student smiles and poses for picture in red and pink clothing
Bulletin Board about kindness during Great Kindness Challenge
Westfield students were among 140 6th graders from 5 school districts at a Union County Gifted and Talented Association event. The amateur sleuths used observations, critical thinking, deductive reasoning, collaboration, and problem-solving skills to solve a fictional crime.
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6th graders pose for a group photo at Gifted and Talented event
6th grader examines paper info during Gifted and Talented event
6th graders work together to solve problem during Gifted and Talented event
6th graders stand around "crime scene" during Gifted and Talented event
6th grader examines paper info during Gifted and Talented event
WHS students in Ms. OuYang's Mandarin classes celebrated the Lunar New Year and shared photos of family traditions. Here's a glimpse.
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Family sits at table during Lunar New Year celebration
Two WHS mandarin students wear tiger masks
Sun cakes for Lunar New Year
WHS School Resource Officer Nick Calello recently shared his knowledge and experience in a Q and A session, "Teens and the Law," with students in Introduction to Law class.
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WHS SRO speaks to "Intro to Law" class
Edison students act out scenarios as they work together to enhance the way they notice, care, and act with empathy towards others, the third in three lessons on understanding and building empathy.
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Edison student holds paper above head , standing in front of class.
Edison students sit at desk, raising their hands during lesson
Mrs. Minski's fourth grade class at McKinley is learning about electricity. The children made their own circuits, demonstrating how to light a bulb and make a motor work. The students then tested various materials to see if they were conductors or insulators.
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McKinley 4th graders work with circuit board during electricity unit
McKinley 4th grader works with circuit board during electricity unit