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Superintendent's Synopsis

A change to the 2020-2021 academic school calendar to close schools on Election Day, honoring the WHS Girls Tennis Team as sectional champs, and a discussion of a proposed social studies course were among the highlights at the November 12, 2019 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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EIS Speaker Series

Save the dates for an important new speaker series on mental health and wellness.
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School Safety & Security for Parents

Please join us for a presentation by the NJDOE's Office of School Preparedness and Emergency Planning entitled "School Safety and Security for Parents." The forum will be held on November 20 from 7-9 p.m. in the Edison Intermediate School auditorium.
Former Franklin School student, Lieutenant Sean Joffe served 5 years in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps.  He addressed students at Franklin, which his 1st grade daughter attends, on Nov. 11.

Veterans Honored in Westfield Public Schools

Students and staff across the Westfield Public School District honored the nation’s military veterans with assemblies and other commemorations to thank them for their service and sacrifice.
From left, Franklin School librarian/media specialist Rachel Kennedy welcomes former Westfield teacher, now a children’s author, Angela LaCarrubba on Oct. 7.  LaCarrubba is pictured here with her grandsons, fifth grader Kyle LaCarrubba (center) and second grader Kellen LaCarrubba.

Former Westfield teacher, now author, visits Franklin School

Former Westfield teacher Angela LaCarrubba, now a children’s author, visited Franklin School on Oct. 7 to speak to students about the writing and publishing process as well as the importance of acceptance, a key theme of her book, Nobody’s Purr-fect (Especially Not Georgie).
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Superintendent's Synopsis

State-mandated reports on HIB and student safety, district procedures on managing head lice and combatting expressions of hate were among the topics of discussion at the October 29 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.


Nov 22

Sub Day

Location: Franklin

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.