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Photo of three 4th graders at Franklin School participating in a

A Math Bakery at Franklin

Fourth graders in Beth Billing's class recently donned a baker's hat and apron for a creative lesson on how to multiply whole numbers by fractions/mixed numbers.
Photo of Jefferson School 4th graders holding up a

Superintendent's Synopsis

Lots of congratulatory remarks and hugs as this year's Philhower Award recipient was honored at the May 7 Board of Education meeting, held at Jefferson School. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
Photo of Westfield Crossing Guards who were honored at a special breakfast on April 26 for their valuable service to students and residents of Westfield.

Thanks to our Crossing Guards!

More than 50 Westfield crossing guards were recognized at a special breakfast held in their honor at Westfield Town Hall on Friday, April 26.
Photo of:  Franklin 5th graders listen as actor Elizabeth Rainer performs “Through the Eyes of a Friend” on April 1, which is told from the viewpoint of a fictional “best friend” of Anne Frank and uses archival film and sound.

Westfield Elementary Students Hear Impactful Presentations on the Holocaust

As part of a Historical Fiction unit, 5th graders in Westfield Public Schools read Number the Stars by Lois Lowry, a historical fiction novel that follows a friendship between a Jewish girl and a Christian girl in Copenhagen and their journey to freedom during World War II. And, at schools across the district, there continue to be presentations on the Holocaust that provide important real life context to these classroom experiences.


May 21


Time: 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Our Mission

The Westfield Public School District, in partnership with families and community, educates all students to reach their highest potential as productive, well-balanced and responsible citizens who respect individual differences and diversity in an ever changing world.