The WHS DREAM Team host their annual Hot Chocolate Holiday, with students enjoying some sweet treats while reading messages that reinforce healthy choices.
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Members of the WHS Dream Team pose for a picture as they host a Hot Chocolate Holiday
25 WHS student musicians were selected to perform with Central Jersey Region II choral and band ensembles. Congrats to all! https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/946536
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
4 WHS student musicians pose for picture after being selected to perform with Region II band.
Mr. Borchin's third grade scientists at Wilson have been busy applying science and engineering principles to build cars, test them, reflect on their data, and revise their designs.
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Wilson 3rd graders working together on floor designing and testing cars
Three Wilson 3rd graders on floor with science project of designing and testing cars
Wilson 3rd grade teacher with students who are working in hallway on car design and test science project
In a recent physical education unit of study, Kindergarten students used scooters as they worked in partnerships while utilizing gross motor movements and coordination to propel themselves across the Multipurpose Room floor. Scooter tag was a huge hit!
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Kindergartner kneels on scooter, using hands to propel herself
Kindergartner lays on scooter and uses hands and feet to propel herself
Group of kindergartners kneeling on scooters
The Washington School community enjoyed a recent Skate Night at the Westfield Rink. Thank you to the Washington PTO for organizing this fun event!
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Two Washington students enjoy a snack during Skate Night
Jefferson 1st graders investigate sound and light during science. Students work cooperatively in small groups to discuss and share their learning.
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Jefferson 1st graders raise their hands and smile for the camera
Jefferson 1st graders sit at desks and work collaboratively on science project
Two Jefferson 1st graders working on science project
Tamaques students learn how to compare and contrast in Ms. Halloran’s class.
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Two Tamaques students write at desks
Venn Diagram showing compare and contrast activity
Announcing our new app for mobile phones for the Westfield Public School District! Stay up-to-date with access to events, school news, student stories, and more. Learn how to download the app for free and customize it. https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/943809
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Graphic showing new mobile app
We greatly appreciate the community support of the Westfield High School Chorus program in raising funds to refurbish its 100-year-old Steinway grand piano. Join us on December 22 at the annual winter choral concert to see and hear its unveiling.
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Three WHS choral students pose with newly refurbished Steinway
Choral Director John B plays newly refurbished Steinway piano
The Jefferson Early Act Club continues to help others, with Winter Wishes unwrapped gifts for pediatric patients at Goryeb Children’s Hospital and a coat drive with all donated coats to be dropped off to the Westfield Police Department for NJ Cares program on January 6.
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Boxes of donated coats
Jefferson student holds gift donation
Boxes of donated gifts
Computer Science Education Week was Dec 6-12. Our students participated in the Hour of Code, an introduction to computer science that uses fun tutorials to show that anybody can learn the basics. Here's what it looked like at Franklin with librarian Mrs. Kennedy.
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Franklin students participate in Hour of Code actvities
Two Franklin students at laptops
Franklin students with laptops and headsets
A performance by Diavoli Blu, recognition of student-athletes for their tremendous fall seasons, a resolution of appreciation for outgoing BA Dana Sullivan, Board goals, and much more took place at the Dec 13 meeting of the Board of Education. https://bit.ly/BOESynopsisDec132022
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Graphic showing photos of WHS string quartet performing at Board meeting
Graphic showing WHS teams with certificates at Board meeting
Graphic showing photo of BA with superintendent and Board president
'Tis the season for holiday concerts. Always a favorite time of year. Our talented students are in fine form under the direction of our equally talented musical directors / instructors.
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Music teacher plays the piano as elementary students at Tamaques sing during holiday concert
WHS Orchestra Director Craig Stanton conducts students during holiday concert
Elementary band director conducts McKinley band concert
Winter concert program
Congratulations to our perfect scorers on recent ACT-SAT subject area tests! https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/937488
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Principal Mary Asfendis poses with four of five WHS students who earned perfect scores on recent ACT-SAT subject area tests.
Online registration for kindergarten and Grade 1 is open for the 2023-2024 school year. Please share with your Westfield friends and neighbors. https://www.westfieldnjk12.org/article/936303
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Graphic stating online registration open for Kindergarten and Grade 1  for 2023-2024
Next Board of Education meeting is on Tuesday, December 13 in Cafe B at WHS. Private session at 6p; public session resumes @ 7p. Agenda: https://bit.ly/BOEAgendas2022-23 Livestream: https://bit.ly/BOELiveStream202223
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Graphic noting Board of Ed meeting on Dec 13, 2022
After learning about local and state government and Election Day in November, Franklin 1st graders voted between getting extra recess or extra Chromebook time.
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Franklin 1st grader puts a "ballot" into "ballot box."
Franklin 1st grader puts a "ballot" into "ballot box."
Pre-K students are immersed in the study of nocturnal animals. They examine real life photos, play with figurines, read books, and create their very own nocturnal animals.
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Two Lincoln Pre-kindergartners show work
Lincoln nocturnal animal artwork
Lincoln pre-kindergartner cuts construction paper
Trifold showing nocturnal animals
Thunderbird Native American Indian Dancers recently visited Lincoln School. Students learned greetings, songs and dances from various Native American tribes. Thank you, Louis Cloud Standing Straight in the Sky, Matthew Corneater, and Allen Shooting Star!
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Native American dancers at Lincoln School
Lincoln students with Native American dancers
McKinley students enjoy learning about Dr. Jill Sack. She led a session of "Just like me!" where a person shares an object that tells something about them. Before sharing her favorite book, Dr. Sack said, "I love to read." Students responded "Just like me!"
about 2 months ago, Westfield Public Schools
Interim principal Dr Sack speaks to students
Interim principal Dr Sack speaks to students