Reading workshop in 3rd grade at Jefferson. Students enjoy reading their self-selected novels and respond to writing using a graphic organizer.
11 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Jefferson students sit at desks reading
Jefferson 3rd grader sits in cushioned chair with book
Two Jefferson 3rd graders sit at desk reading books
Congratulations to our amazing student-athletes who recently signed Letters of Intent to compete in college! https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/917781
11 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Group photo of WHS student-athletes who signed National Letters of Intent
Roosevelt 7th grade scientists engage in a lab on testing how temperature changes during a chemical reaction.
11 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
RIS 7th graders doing science labwork
RIS 7th graders doing science lab
WHS students were recognized with the Dr. Derrick Nelson "Lift While You Climb" Award. Annika Vesuna, Madison Wright, Ashley Pizha and Thomas Geocos were recognized for their positive impact on their classmates and school. We thank them for making WHS a better place!
11 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Four WHS students hold award certificates, pictured with WHS principal and director of counseling
Morning band rehearsal with Ms. Minogue at Tamaques. Looking forward to our holiday concerts in December.
12 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Morning band rehearsal at Tamaques
Morning band rehearsal at Tamaques
Morning band rehearsal at Tamaques
As part of the WHS Environmental Science curriculum, students recently visited Sandy Hook to observe species in their natural environment, while focusing on the importance of the salt marsh as an ecosystem.
12 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Four WHS environmental science students with nets in the water
Two WHS students study on the beach
Four WHS environmental science students with nets in the water
Four WHS environmental science students study items on the sand
The Westfield Board of Education is seeking an applicant who is interested in serving on the Board from January 1, 2023 through April 24, 2023 to fill the vacancy resulting from the resignation of Board member Amy Root. Details here: https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/916168
12 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Graphic saying "Accepting Applications for Board of Education Vacancy"
Family Reading Night at McKinley was a huge hit in October, with more than 90 families issued "boarding passes" to "travel" to destinations through the magic of the written word. The theme was "Reading Takes You Places." Great night for all!
15 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
McKinley principal poses with parent and two daughters during Family Reading Night
Three McKinley teachers read to group of students sitting on floor during Family Reading Night
Three McKinley teachers read to a group of students and parents during Family Reading Night
McKinley Spanish teacher reads book about Cuba during Family Reading Night
The Edison Field Project, key administration appointments, and a warm welcome for our new student Board representative were among the topics at the November 15 BOE meeting. Read more in this synopsis: https://bit.ly/BOESynopsisNov152022
15 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
WHS Student Council President Patrick Lanza smiles as Board members applaud.
Wilson 1st graders practice delivering weather forecasts using green screen technology with meteorologist John Marshall. The young scientists learned about weather tools, types of clouds, and extreme weather events to complement what they are studying.
15 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Wilson student enjoys green screen technology as meteorologist looks on
Wilson student enjoys green screen technology as meteorologist looks on
Wilson student enjoys green screen technology as meteorologist looks on
Wilson students sit on floor during an assembly with meterologists
Jefferson students and staff have great fun during the "Brain Game Challenge." Thank you to the Jefferson PTO for sponsoring this assembly.
15 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Jefferson students in "Brain Challenge" booth with announcer
Two Jefferson students race on wheeled boards
Jefferson student with hoola hoops
Jefferson teachers in "Brain Challenge" booth with announcers
Edison PE classes recently applied the skills they learned in a badminton unit to compete in fun class period tournaments. Congratulations to the Period 3 Badminton Champs!
15 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Two Edison students holding badminton rackets
Dr. Jill Sack, a retired educator with 37 years of experience, will serve as Interim Principal of McKinley School from January-June to allow time for a thorough search for a successor to McKinley Principal Dr. Marc Biunno. https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/912287
17 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Photo of Dr. Jill Sack
A day of celebration of family and remembrance as students at Edison and Roosevelt Intermediate Schools recently marked Dia de los Muertos. https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/911090
17 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Colorful display at Roosevelt Intermediate School marking Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead
Colorful display at Roosevelt Intermediate School marking Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead
Colorful student-created display at Edison Intermediate School marking Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead
Hallway at Edison Intermediate School with student-created displays marking Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead
Please click Agenda link for info on Strategic Planning Council / Special Board meeting on 11/14 in Edison cafeteria and regular public Board meeting on Tues, 11/15 in Cafe B at WHS. Agenda: https://bit.ly/BOEAgendas2022-23 Livestream: https://bit.ly/BOELiveStream202223
22 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Graphic of Nov 15 BOE meeting
Happy Veterans Day! We are grateful to members of our U.S. Armed Forces, past and present, for their service and sacrifice. Our students have been learning about the importance of this day. Here are a few snapshots from Jefferson.
22 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Two Jefferson students lay on the floor while working on a Veterans Day activity
A Jefferson student holds a  Scholastic News item on  Veterans Day
Two Jefferson students sit at desk working on Veterans Day activity.
Jefferson teacher stands in front of whiteboard with students seated
Solfège is a music education method where every note of a scale is given its own unique syllable. Music teacher Kirsten Meyer and Jefferson students recently prepared for the Fall Sing Along while making some solfège turkeys to be used at the event.
23 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Music teacher at table with Jefferson students standing around table
Three Jefferson students with hands raised
Jefferson student smiles at camera while working on art work
McKinley 5th graders present "Readers' Theater" skits to 2nd graders, an aspect of the balanced literacy approach that helps students build fluency and expression. Conversations after the skits focused on helping 2nd graders understand characters and how they develop in stories.
23 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
McKinley 5th graders present "Readers' Theater" skits to 2nd graders
As Veterans Day approaches, we honor all current and former members of the Armed Forces. EIS assembly included 8th grade chorus/band performances and a keynote address by science teacher/U.S. Army veteran Christopher Wiley who reminded students to learn from America's veterans.
24 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Veteran and EIS science teacher Christopher Wiley stands at podium, speaking during Veterans Day Assembly.
EIS 8th grade flute players in band during Veterans Day Assembly.
8th grade percussionists in band during Veterans Day Assembly
EIS Principal Dr. Matthew Bolton speaks during Veterans Day Assembly
Ingenuity, resilience, and fun were on display at McKinley Elementary School as WHS students in Laura Doyle's Makerspace class shared Halloween-themed games and activities with delighted 3rd graders. Full story: https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/900560
26 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
McKinley 3rd graders enjoy hands-on Halloween-themed activity as WHS engineering students look on