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Virtual Community Meeting for Westfield Superintendent Search

The Westfield Board of Education invites parents and community members to attend a critical issues input session on Thursday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. to gather information, which will be used to shape a variety of candidate review documents and interview questions in the search for a new superintendent.
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Superintendent Search

The Westfield Board of Education has hired a consulting firm to conduct the search for a new superintendent. Community members and district staff are encouraged to complete a short survey to provide input as to the educational characteristics, leadership style, and values that are important for the position. Read on to access links to the surveys.
Screenshot of front page of Arts a la Carte, an e-newsletter produced by the Visual and Performing Arts Department.

Arts a la Carte

Students and our visual and performing arts staff continue to find creative ways to produce art and music, even in this virtual world. Read all about it in the December/January issue of Arts a la Carte.
a picture of words that one class chose to represent Dr. King’s life and work for equal rights after reading the book, Martin's Big Words by Doreen Rappaport.

A Virtual MLK Celebration

Fourth-grade teachers and students find a virtual way to continue their tradition of celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
New board member Sahar Aziz (lower right) is sworn in by Board Attorney Richard Kaplow before the virtual reorganization meeting of the Westfield Board of Education on Jan. 5.  New members Leila Morrelli and Sonal Patel also were sworn in prior to the meeting.

BOE Welcomes New Members

At its reorganization meeting on Jan. 5, 2021, the Westfield Board of Education welcomed new members Sahar Aziz, Leila Morrelli, and Sonal Patel, who were sworn in by Board Attorney Richard Kaplow before the virtual meeting.
Members of the Westfield High School Community Service Club held a leaf-raking fundraiser in November, raising $1,250 in donations to help members of the community in need.

Giving Back in Times of COVID

Whether creating holiday cards for senior care facilities, conducting food drives and collecting warm clothing for families in need, or donating masks and cleaning wipes to school staff, the Westfield Public Schools community continues its tradition of giving, despite challenges presented by COVID-19.
Jefferson 1st grader Lucas Perlmutter and his teacher, Mrs. DeNicola, pose for pictures in front of the 1st grader's winning Teacher Appreciation Poster, displayed in downtown Westfield.

Students Celebrate Teachers through Poetry, Essays, and Art

Whether teaching life lessons using quotes of famous people, spreading Math cheer, encouraging creative writing, or being a good listener, teachers in Westfield Public Schools were lauded by their students who used poetry, essays, song, and art to thank the educators during this time of COVID.

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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.