WHS Class of 2022 graduate Isabella Lagatta is the recipient of the McKinley Elementary PTO Scholarship, made possible by McKinley parents & PTO fundraising. It is awarded each year to a McKinley alum who continues to live the school's motto to "Grow our Hearts and our Minds."
2 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
McKinley principal Dr. Marc Biunno poses for a picture in front of school sign with recipient of McKinley PTO scholarship.
In its 20th year, the Extended School Year Program helps students strengthen and maintain academic skills for the coming school year. Here's what the engaging program looked like this summer: https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/802771
7 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Students attending Extended School Year program during morning lesson
Young learners in Extended School Year Program enjoy a visit from a therapy dog and his handler.
Extended School Year instructor reads to young learners.
Extended School year students give hug to a special visitor from the PAW Patrol
Hands-on, problem-based learning at STEM Camp! https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/797326
14 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Two STEM campers enjoy a DNA session
STEM camper shows off DNA model
STEM campers enjoy exploring scientific concepts while making slime during the new STEM Camp workshop, “Mind Blowing Experiments” with Edison science teacher David Parke.
 STEM campers learn the fundamentals of mechanical engineering in a new workshop on “Engineering Design Challenges” with Jefferson teacher Wendy Hahn.
The summer scrubdown is no small undertaking. With great appreciation, here is our Roosevelt custodial crew.
16 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Roosevelt Intermediate School custodial crew poses for picture
Classroom desks are stacked in a Roosevelt Intermediate School hallway
A new K-12 Director of Counseling and generous donations from our community partners were among the highlights at a special Board of Education meeting on July 25. Here's a synopsis: https://bit.ly/SynopsisJuly252022
17 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Synopsis Heading - Reads "Highlights from the Westfield Board of Education Meeting
A productive 3-day leadership retreat, as our administrators gather to share best practices and exchange ideas for the coming school year and beyond, while participating in important training sessions.
21 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Superintendent Dr Raymond Gonzalez welcomes administrators to a 3-day leadership retreat.
At a special meeting on July 25, the Westfield Board of Education approved the appointment of Falynn Balassone as K-12 Director of Counseling to succeed Maureen Mazzarese, who is retiring as of August 31, 2022. Read more: https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/790921
22 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Photo of Falynn Balassone, new K-12 Director Counseling
Our ELL campers enjoyed learning about animals and their habitats while continuing their English language acquisition. Read more: https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/790862
22 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
ELL campers pose for a picture with Superintendent Dr Raymond Gonzalez
ELL camper holds his animal artwork during ELL camp
Close up of hands holding rubber animals created during ELL camp
The Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 4p on Monday, July 25 in Cafeteria B at Westfield High School to address personnel, finance & HIB items. Agenda: https://bit.ly/BOEAgendas2022-23 Livestream: https://bit.ly/BOELiveStream202223
27 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Graphic  noting Board of Ed Meeting
Wilson is getting ready for September. Great crew!
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Wilson custodians pose for  a picture
Wilson custodian pauses his painting to pose for a picture
Wilson secretary smiles for a picture as she works at her desk
Classroom furniture and items stacked neatly in a hallway
Smiling faces and diligence at Franklin and Lincoln. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Franklin head custodian painting the wall
Franklin custodians pose for a picture
Lincoln head custodian smiles for the camera with "wet wax" sign
Lincoln custodian with floor polisher
Spotlight on Education - a curated selection of written articles, videos, and photographs - is just one of the many resources on our new website. https://sites.google.com/westfieldnjk12.org/wps-spotlightoneducation/home https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Screenshot of the Spotlight on Education home page
Basic circuitry, sublimation, propulsion & solar energy were among the lessons learned during fun, hands-on experimentation at STEM Camp for Grades 6-8.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Two students at STEM Camp make ice cream
STEM Camper smiles as she does a dry ice experiment
STEM Campers build a car
STEM Camper works with basic circuitry
Continued & well-deserved recognition of our custodial teams and all who work over the summer to prepare for a new school year. Here are our Edison & Washington teams.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Washington custodians pose for a picture
Edison custodian team poses for  pic
Hallway crowded with classroom items at Edison as part of the summer cleanup
Washington classroom with newly waxed floors
Maintaining and strengthening academic skills while having fun in our Extended School Year Program.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Elementary student dances during  a morning warmup of Extended School Year program.
Students attending Extended School Year program during morning lesson
The work never stops at WHS!
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
WH S head custodian moves file cabinet
Attendance secretary works at desk
WHS custodians work to dismantle desk
Attendance secretary works at desk
Much hard work takes place over the summer to prepare for September. Here's a glimpse at McKinley where classrooms are dismantled, scrubbed, & returned to order; parent volunteers enlist their children in tending to school garden; & the front office keeps operations organized.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
McKinley head custodian poses for a picture outside
McKinley custodians pose for a picture inside
Coneflowers and other flowers bloom in McKinley butterfly garden
McKinley parent and child tend to  school garden.
Hope you're enjoying our new website! Use this form to report any broken links, errors, or missing/dated information. Thank you! https://bit.ly/NewWebsiteErrorForm
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Graphic showing "Check Out Our New Website!"
There's a reason our schools shine so brightly each September. The summer scrubdown is well underway. Here's what it looks like at Jefferson and Tamaques.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Classroom items neatly piled in the hallway
Jefferson custodial staff
Classroom floor gleams
Tamaques custodians pose for a picture
The June edition of The NEWS Letter was emailed to the school community last Friday. In case you missed it, here's the link: https://sites.google.com/westfieldnjk12.org/thenewsletter/the-news-letter/june-2022 Have a wonderful summer!
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Screenshot of title heading of The NEWS Letter