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Superintendent's Synopsis

The interfaith service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and green initiatives in our school community were among the topics at the January 21 meeting of the Westfield Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
Photo of WHS student athlete and coach honored at Jan 7 Board of Education meeting.

Superintendent's Synopsis

Board reorganization, an update on District Goals, and honoring a cross country student-athlete were among the highlights at the January 7, 2020 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
Rhetta Morgan, a facilitator for the Anti-Defamation’s “No Place for Hate” Program, provides a training session on Nov. 27 for an advisory committee of WHS students, staff and parents.

No Place for Hate

An advisory committee of Westfield High School students, staff, and parents recently gathered for training in the WHS library as part of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) “No Place for Hate” Program. “It’s an amazing thing when a school decides to be proactive and cultivate a positive school culture,” said program facilitator Rhetta Morgan at the start of the Nov. 27 training session. “It starts a ripple.”
Franklin students enjoy “Hour of Code” activities during Computer Science Education Week.  On left, 5th grader Adam Siegel, 1st grader Nicholas Paterson, and 5th grader Derin Colakoglu.  On right, 5th grader Laila Singh and 1st grader Atlas Pektas.

Hour of Code

Computer code is the basic set of instructions or rules that a computer understands. As part of Computer Science Education Week which runs from December 9-13, 2019, students in Westfield Public Schools are taking part in the “Hour of Code,” a project introduced in 2013 by code.org, a non-profit organization seeking to increase student interest in programming and other computer science-related topics.
Photo of kindergarten teacher reading to her class.

Kindergarten & First Grade Registration in January

The Westfield Public School District will be registering children who will become eligible for kindergarten in the 2020-2021 school year. The District also is interested in reaching children who have not attended the Westfield Public Schools for kindergarten but will enter first grade in the fall.
Photo of Franklin dad and 8-time Emmy Award-winning producer Paul Monusky with 2nd grade daughter Quinn Monusky.

Emmy Award-Winning Advice

Franklin dad and 8-time Emmy Award-winning producer Paul Monusky visited his daughter's 2nd grade class in November to illustrate how he uses the writing process and story elements in his job. "This experience allowed students to see a real-world application of many things they learn in Readers-Writers Workshop," says teacher Scarlett Vaglio.
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EIS Speaker Series

Save the dates for an important new speaker series on mental health and wellness.

Calendar

Jan 31

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.