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A Celebration of Differences

Join Dr. Mykee Fowlin on March 10 as he presents "You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me: A Celebration and Acceptance of our Differences," the fourth and final offering in the Edison Speaker Series.
Pictured here in September with principal Mary Asfendis are (from left) Julia Tompkins, Connie Liu, Aidan Kilbourn, and Ian Gurland.

National Merit Finalists

Congratulations to Ian Gurland, Aidan Kilbourn, Connie Liu, and Julia Tompkins, who have advanced as finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
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.
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Arts a la Carte

Arts a la Carte provides a detailed peek into what's happening in our art, music, and drama classes across the district. In the February-March issue, you'll find information on sculpture units, Abstract Expressionism and multicultural song and dance, the considerable musical accomplishments of our intermediate and high school students, and so much more.
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RIS to Host Important Presentation on Suicide Awareness

The Roosevelt Intermediate School Counseling Department will host a presentation on "Suicide Awareness and Intervention" on Thursday, February 20 from 7-9 p.m. with speakers from Caring Contact and the New Jersey Youth Suicide Prevention Advisory Council.
Photo of WHS senior Jake Tannenbaum with Westfield Municipal Alliance coordinator Louise DeDea and WHS Dream Team advisor Lauren Hauser.

Superintendent's Synopsis

A student's award-winning substance abuse awareness PSA, new state-mandated policies, and a proposed engineering course at WHS designed to further spark student interest in engineering and architecture were among the topics of discussion at the Westfield Board of Education meeting on February 4, 2020. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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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.

Calendar

Feb 21

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.