WHS 12th graders return to their elementary alma maters where they are welcomed with a traditional clap out. Here's what it looked like at Franklin and Wilson.
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WHS seniors return to Wilson elementary alma mater for traditional clap out
WHS seniors return to Wilson elementary alma mater for traditional clap out
WHS seniors return to Franklin elementary school alma mater for traditional clapout
WHS seniors return to elementary alma maters for traditional clap out.
Congratulations to our World Language students and teachers for their many recognitions! Read more: https://bit.ly/WorldLanguageHonorsJune2022
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23 WHS students were inducted into the National Chinese Honor Society in May.
118 Westfield High School 12th graders received the Seal of Biliteracy, an award granted to students who attain proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.
WHS senior Frank Wietry earned a perfect score on the Latin Level 2 exam.  The distinction of a perfect score was only attained by a very small number of students out of more than 100,000 who took the exam across the world.  Pictured here with WHS principal Mary Asfendis (L) and Latin teacher James Rowan (R).
Theodore Roosevelt, Jane Goodall, Albert Einstein, & Ruth Bader Ginsberg were among the dignitaries at McKinley's Grade 4 Wax Museum, an annual favorite. Students chose a trailblazer, learned research skills, polished writing & public speaking skills.
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Student poses as Albert Einstein during McKinley's Gr 4 Wax Musem
Student poses as Ruth Bader Ginsberg during McKinley's Grade 4 Wax Museum
Student poses as Jane Goodall in McKinley's Grade 4 Wax Museum
Student poses as Teddy Roosevelt at McKinley's annual Grade 4 Wax Museum
WHS environmental science students work with Westfield Green Team to study water quality, invasive organisms, sampling & indexing during May field trip to Tamaques Park. TY to Green Team, enviro science teacher Jeff Robbins & WHS science team for hands-on learning experience.
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WHS students conduct sampling experiments during field trip
WHS enviro science teacher Jeff Robbins talks to students in stream
WHS student conducts test in stream
WHS students walk through stream during environmental field trip
Jefferson's Jaguar Jog raised more than $8,800 for Ukrainian families. Combining a favorite fitness activity with a good cause.
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Jefferson students cross finish line of Jaguar Jog
Jefferson students enjoy the Jaguar Jog
Jefferson student high fives with Jefferson Jaguar mascot
Jefferson student smiles as she nears finish line of Jaguar Jog
Field Days are a beloved annual tradition, combining fitness and fun for our elementary students.
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Jefferson Field Day
Jefferson Field Day
McKinley 2nd grader enjoys relay activity during Field Day
Franklin families recently enjoyed a night out with the Somerset Patriots. Under the direction of Brent Geyer, the Glee Club sang "God Bless America" while all 5th graders sang "The Star-Spangled Banner."
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Franklin 5th graders sing National Anthem at Somerset Patriots Game
Franklin Glee Club sings "God Bless America" at Somerset Patriots Game
Congratulations to our YAG delegation! https://bit.ly/WHSYAG2022
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For the first time since 2019, 14 members of the Westfield High School Youth and Government Club participated in an in-person session of the New Jersey Youth and Government (NJ YAG) Conference at Rowan College in April.  Pictured here (L-R) are Justin Anderson, Kavya Panjwani, Alexandra Cicala, Sarah Attia and Grace Kim. Anderson, Panjwani, and Cicala served as officers; Attia and Kim passed legislation at the conference.
Using Langston Hughes' "I Dream a World", WHS No Place for Hate members (& Jefferson alum) Olivia Berger & Gianna Puglisi encourage Jefferson 5th graders to think critically about roles they play in developing a safe & inclusive school community & culture.
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Two WHS members of No Place for Hate Committee speak to Jefferson 5th graders.
WHS member of NPFH supervises Jefferson 5th graders as they sign poster
No Place for Hate poster
Wonderful performances at the 53rd Annual All City Festival on June 1. Here are some rehearsal snapshots.
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Elementary students rehearse for 53rd Annual All City Festival.
Elementary students rehearse for 53rd Annual All City Festival
Elementary students rehearse for 53rd Annual All City Festival
Elementary students rehearse for 53rd Annual All City Festival
After studying 2008 Financial Crisis, students in Matthew Gironda's Math of Personal Finance class toured Wall Street, learning historical facts, visiting buildings that house today's economic giants & viewing famed “bull” statue which symbolizes concept of market optimism.
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WHS tMath students take tour of Wall Street.
WHS Math students take tour of Wall Street
Flags and Wall Street sign
Congratulations to Christine Heisler (Roosevelt Intermediate School) and Esther Van Riper (Edison Intermediate School) who are the recipients of our 2022 Intermediate School Outstanding Teacher Awards sponsored by the Westfield Optimist Club!
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Optimist Club award winners
Westfield Public Schools joined in the Town of Westfield’s annual Memorial Day parade. Thanks to all those who marched. Thanks to all those who cheered. Thanks to all those who gave their lives in service to our country.
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Parade pic 2
Parade pic
RIS 6th & 7th graders perform kinesthetic version of Hindu and Buddhist Spring Renewal Festival on 5/25 as part of Social Studies Ancient Asia unit. Students also related to similar religious rituals of Judaism, Christianity & Islam as part of 6th grade curriculum.
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RIS students take part in Hindu-Buddhist Spring Renewal Festival as part of Social Studies Ancient Asia unit.
RIS students take part in Hindu-Buddhist Spring Renewal Festival as part of Social Studies Ancient Asia unit.
RIS students take part in Hindu-Buddhist Spring Renewal Festival as part of Social Studies Ancient Asia unit.
RIS students take part in Hindu-Buddhist Spring Renewal Festival as part of Social Studies Ancient Asia unit.
Congrats to WHS Hi's Eye staff for another prestigious honor, receiving 1st place among high schools with similar enrollments nationwide from American Scholastic Press Assn, which scores college & high school newspapers annually on format, content, presentation & other criteria.
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WHS student journalists and Hi's Eye advisor pose for pic after winning prestigious 1st place honor
Enjoy the long Memorial Day weekend!
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Graphic explaining Memorial Day closing schedule
Great to see so many talented student instrumentalists and vocalists and their dedicated instructors at the May 17 Board of Education meeting! Read more in this synopsis: https://bit.ly/BOESynopsisMay172022
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Band students honored at BOE Meeting
16 WHS student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent to compete at the college level. Congratulations to all. https://bit.ly/WHSNLISpring2022
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16 WHS student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent to compete at the college level.  .
Recent Field Day for kindergartners at Lincoln. Great day!
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Lincoln kindergartners enjoy Field Day!
Lincoln kindergartners enjoy Field Day!
Lincoln kindergartners enjoy Field Day!
Lincoln kindergartners enjoy Field Day!
Congratulations to Sophie and Zoe Hohlfeld, winners of the Live Greener Fair Student Art Contest, sponsored by the Westfield Green Team. Sophie, a 5th grader at Washington, created "The Future is in our Hands." EIS 8th grader Zoe focused on sustainability. Well done!
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EIS 8th grader Zoe Hohlfeld is winner of Green Team's  student art contest.
Washington 5th grader Sophie Hohlfeld is winner of Westfield Green Team's student art contest