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IMPORTANT MESSAGE

School buildings are currently closed to the public.  Please call your child(ren)'s school regarding student registration or other matters.  Summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  

Westfield High School:  908-789-4500
Edison Intermediate School:  908-789-4470
Roosevelt Intermediate School:  908-789-4560
Franklin Elementary School:  908-789-4590
Jefferson Elementary School: 908-789-4490
McKinley Elementary School: 908-789-4555
Tamaques Elementary School:  908-789-4580
Washington Elementary School: 908-789-4600
Wilson Elementary School: 908-789-4605
Lincoln Early Childhood Center: 908-789-4455
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ALERT

Summer Enrichment

While school may be out for summer, parents may still be looking for educational experiences for their children. For those parents who find online educational resources an option for how their children might spend time, the district has compiled and categorized for your convenience, a list of such resources. Our user-friendly site lists activities such as virtual museum tours and zoo visits as well as some academic sites for those who may want to reinforce and review what was taught during distance learning. Other resources that your child may enjoy include educational podcasts and binge-worthy influencer personalities whose expertise is teaching through highly-engaging demonstrations.
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Grade 5 Clap Outs

There were smiles and sunshine for our elementary Grade 5 Clap Outs, held via car parades this year due to COVID-19. Lots of photographs of those special days can be found here.
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Two Westfield Educators Appointed to Share Acting Supervisory Position

At its virtual meeting on June 16, the Westfield Board of Education approved the appointment of Elizabeth Reilly as acting English Language Arts Supervisor for grades K-5 and Warren Hynes as acting English Language Arts Supervisor for grades 6-12. The two educators will share the position on an acting basis, as current K-12 ELA Supervisor Dr. Tiffany Jacobson becomes interim principal at the Lincoln Early Childhood Center for the 2020-2021 school year.
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No Place for Hate Summer Discussion Series

Many students are seeking to further their education on the subject of race, and hoping to talk about this issue with peers and educators. Also, the events of these past few months leave some students wishing to deepen their skills through enrichment activities during this unique summer. The Westfield High School "No Place for Hate" program has the ability to meet both of these needs, using the wealth of resources that our high school’s committee has prepared on the subject of race. We will be offering a Summer Discussion Series, which is outlined in the attached flyer. All Westfield students in grades 9-12 are invited to attend.
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Class of 2020 Video Tribute

With an in-person graduation planned for July 8, there was no longer a virtual graduation on June 23. However, as part of our continued commitment to honoring the Class of 2020, please enjoy this special Senior Tribute Video. The video premiered at 7 p.m. on June 23.
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WHS Awards Night

At Westfield High School’s annual Awards Night on May 28, which was held virtually due to COVID-19, approximately 145 awards were presented to graduating seniors.
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Conversations about Race

Teachers in the Westfield Public School District are providing important opportunities for students to express their feelings as they grapple with how to respond to the killing of George Floyd by a police officer and the nationwide protests that followed.
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Virtual Guest Readers

Through the innovative Westfield High School PTSO "Virtual Guest Reader Project," teachers and parents of elementary school children can "invite" a student guest reader to their virtual classrooms or home. Each thoughtful recording features a student reading a popular picture book, with close-ups of many of the illustrations included.
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