Check your email inboxes for the November issue of The NEWS Letter. Enjoy! https://sites.google.com/westfieldnjk12.org/thenewsletter/the-news-letter/november-2022
Jefferson 1st graders are learning to use a number line to help them with addition and subtraction, while 4th graders are drafting realistic fiction stories, practicing a figurative language technique of show, not tell.
Franklin 4th graders extended their classroom learning about rocks with a recent field trip to the Sterling Hill Mine.
Roosevelt students of French recently enjoyed croissants, almond cakes, and other breakfast delicacies, continuing a decade-long tradition by French teachers Justyna Bates and Berengere Bouvier-Carotenuto to share an authentic lesson of French cuisine with their students.
We are grateful to our crossing guards! Here's Mr. Tom at Tamaques.
Tuesday, December 6 is the deadline to submit an application to fill Board of Education vacancy, resulting from the recent resignation of Board member Amy Root whose unexpired term runs from January 1 - April 24, 2023. Details here: https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/916168
Lincoln School is “lighting up” the winter season with kindness, celebrating the effort needed to do our best work and taking the time to compliment one another during the closing circle routine.
Franklin 5th graders recently explored red worms and their environment. The district's science curriculum provides many opportunities for teamwork, hands-on exploration and discovery.
Lincoln Kindergarten students use their knowledge of letter sounds to write about their weekend activities.
Reading Workshop in 4th grade combines specific instruction with support for students to work independently as they read their chosen texts. Here, Mrs. Moore teaches how to go from an excerpt from a book to a "jot" about it and then finally to an analysis of why it's important.
WHS 11th grader Aaron Taylor was recognized by the Kean Diversity Counsel with the Joy Prescott Humanitarian Award for Student Leadership and Dedication. He was recognized at their virtual conference which he attended with other members of the No Place for Hate Committee.
Wilson fifth grade scientists traveled to the Buehler Challenger and Science Center. While there, students worked in teams to conduct investigations and apply principles of math and science to successfully complete their missions.
Joyous signs of autumn, as Washington students enjoy the leaves, a writing assignment about being thankful, and delivering Thanksgiving baskets to the Westfield Neighborhood Council.
Edison families generously donated non-perishables for the annual Student Government Association Thanksgiving Food Drive. SGA advisor Mr. Cusumano dropped off hundreds of pounds of donations to a local food bank. Thank you to all!
Fun fall singalongs at Washington and Jefferson!
Generous contributions from the Tamaques school community enabled the Tamaques Cares Committee to buy and box Thanksgiving meals from dinner to dessert for families in need. The Tamaques PTO also delivered pies, bread, and Philly Pretzels to Westfield first responders.
A successful Thanksgiving Food Drive at Jefferson, with generous families donating more than 575 non-perishable items. The Early Act Club students and advisors organized the food and prepared it for transport to the food pantry at Grace Presbyterian Church.
Thank you to the Westfield Education Fund for their generous donation supporting student and staff wellness and to Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, for facilitating the training. https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/918589
McKinley 5th graders get up and moving to learn Spanish with Mrs. Roig, who ties her instruction to both language and movement to help students remember each lesson.
Early dismissal tomorrow (Wednesday, November 23). Have a Happy Thanksgiving!