McKinley 1st graders enjoy a fun and informative walking class trip to the Westfield Fire Department.
29 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
McKinley 1st graders sit on the firehouse floor as they listen to firefighters
McKinley 1st graders pose for a picture with Westfield firefighters
McKinley 1st graders wear plastic fire hats and pose for a pic outside the Westfield Fire Department
The District's elementary SEL program, Responsive Classroom, calls for routine energizers throughout the day to keep everyone refreshed and energized for learning. Franklin 4th graders recently used an energizer break to answer "fast facts" in a multiplication relay.
29 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Two Franklin 4th graders write multiplication facts on interactive white board
Two Franklin 4th graders write multiplication facts on interactive white board
Two Franklin 4th graders write multiplication facts on interactive white board
Please take note of early dismissals and schools closed during the week of November 7-11.
29 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Graphic noting early dismissals and school closed during week of Nov 7-11
Congrats to WHS Marching Blue Devils for 7th place finish in regional championship, competing against bands from NJ, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Massachusetts. They capped off 2022 season, placing 2nd in AAAA State Championships. https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/897450
29 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
WHS Marching Band members who placed 7th in regional competition
Enjoy this video glimpse of Halloween celebrations in our schools! https://youtu.be/mbswDsD0EDg
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Franklin students dressed  up as Ghostbuster and Marshmallow Man during Halloween Parade
Welcome to former Westfield Police Captain Frank Padovano, who has been appointed School Safety and Security Specialist for the Westfield Public School District. https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/891833
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Photo of Frank Padovano
A "mole" is a scientific unit of measurement. WHS chemistry students recently celebrated "Mole Day," an annual tradition that includes Mole Day Jeopardy, Mole-in-One golf, calculating the worth of a mole of pennies, guessing moles of water in a water bottle, and other activities.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Two WHS chemistry students enjoy Mole Day activities
WHS chemistry students pose for picture wearing self-created Mole Day t-shirts
WHS chemistry student shows off Mole Day drawing and calculation
Happy Halloween! Always a lot of creativity on display in the Pumpkin Patch at Wilson.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Creative pumpkin designs at the Wilson School Pumpkin Patch
Pumpkin designed as a peacock
Creative pumpkin designs at the Wilson School Pumpkin Patch
Pumpkin  designed as a flower vase.
The Tamaques 1st grade team uses a parachute to teach students about air resistance and gravity.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Tamaques 1st graders watch teachers with parachute to learn about air resistance and gravity.
The WHS Blue Devils are amazing! Check out https://hiseyesports.org/ for all the latest sports news .
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Screenshot of Hi's Eye Sports home page
The WHS Community Service Club has been busy this fall... making/collecting lunches for homeless shelters, sorting food at Temple Emanu-El, providing homework help to Jefferson students, and joining Run4TheChildren in support of the Child Advocacy Center of Union County.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
WHS Community Service Club makes lunches for homeless shelters
Members of the WHS Community Service Club sort food at Temple El-Emanuel
Members of the WHS Community Service participate in the Run4TheChildren race
Members of the WHS Community Service participate in the Run4TheChildren race
RIS Library Media Specialist Megan Lynn teaches 6th grade Social Studies students how to be better digital citizens, while conducting more effective online searches, analyzing sources for reliability, and learning about copyright, public domain, and fair use of online materials.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
RIS librarian Megan Lynn shows  screen with key vocabulary on it  regarding copyright, public domain, fair use.
RIS  librarian Megan Lynn works with 6th graders on their laptops
Some great work is taking place in Edison's ELA classrooms. Here are 8th grade students in Ms. Ciampa's Language Arts class, hard at work as they compare multiple texts to develop their own analytical essays.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
8th graders at Edison Intermediate School working on laptops during ELA lesson
Two 8th graders at Edison Intermediate School working on laptops during ELA lesson
Teacher prompt / example paragraph on screen
Strategic Planning Stakeholder Session for Parents and Community Members on Wednesday, November 2 from 7-9p. Hope to see you there!
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Flyer for strategic planning stakeholder session for parents and community members
During recent biology labs in Mrs. Dennis' class, students observe samples from local ponds and discover the many small organisms living there.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Students in WHS biology class study microorganisms
WH S students in biology study microorganisms
Show & Tell at Lincoln! This timeless school activity for young children is fun and extremely effective for building vocabulary, practicing active listening, conversing with peers, and sharing knowledge!
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Collage of photos showing kindergarten students during Show and Tell
In Mrs. Collins' art class, Wilson students learned about empathy, kindness, and respect as they read "I am Human" by Susan Verde. Students and staff created self-portraits in the style of illustrator Peter H. Reynolds, creating a mural to represent the school community.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Large collage of self-portraits on a wall in a Wilson hallway
Franklin Troop 40720 recently made 75 lunches for Two Lunch Tuesday to be donated to an area food bank.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Franklin  girl scouts stand in front of table filled with bag lunches
Band class at Roosevelt as percussionists and other student musicians prepare for the upcoming concert season.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Roosevelt band students playing instruments in class
Diwali was celebrated on October 24 this year. Thank you to our parent volunteers who shared their traditions of the Festival of Lights with our students, wishing all good luck, health, and prosperity. Here are a few snapshots from Jefferson and Tamaques.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Tamaques  parents share traditions of Diwali with 1st and 5th graders
Tamaques  1st grader smiles while holding a craft symbolizing good luck, health, prosperity
Jefferson students at desk learning about Diwali traditions
Jefferson parent demonstrates Diwali artwork craft for students