News & Announcements

IMPORTANT MESSAGE

School buildings are currently closed to the public.  Please call your child(ren)'s school regarding student registration or other matters.  Summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  

Westfield High School:  908-789-4500
Edison Intermediate School:  908-789-4470
Roosevelt Intermediate School:  908-789-4560
Franklin Elementary School:  908-789-4590
Jefferson Elementary School: 908-789-4490
McKinley Elementary School: 908-789-4555
Tamaques Elementary School:  908-789-4580
Washington Elementary School: 908-789-4600
Wilson Elementary School: 908-789-4605
Lincoln Early Childhood Center: 908-789-4455
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ALERT

Summer Enrichment

While school may be out for summer, parents may still be looking for educational experiences for their children. For those parents who find online educational resources an option for how their children might spend time, the district has compiled and categorized for your convenience, a list of such resources. Our user-friendly site lists activities such as virtual museum tours and zoo visits as well as some academic sites for those who may want to reinforce and review what was taught during distance learning. Other resources that your child may enjoy include educational podcasts and binge-worthy influencer personalities whose expertise is teaching through highly-engaging demonstrations.
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Two Westfield Educators Appointed to Share Acting Supervisory Position

At its virtual meeting on June 16, the Westfield Board of Education approved the appointment of Elizabeth Reilly as acting English Language Arts Supervisor for grades K-5 and Warren Hynes as acting English Language Arts Supervisor for grades 6-12. The two educators will share the position on an acting basis, as current K-12 ELA Supervisor Dr. Tiffany Jacobson becomes interim principal at the Lincoln Early Childhood Center for the 2020-2021 school year.
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Conversations about Race

Teachers in the Westfield Public School District are providing important opportunities for students to express their feelings as they grapple with how to respond to the killing of George Floyd by a police officer and the nationwide protests that followed.
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Virtual Guest Readers

Through the innovative Westfield High School PTSO "Virtual Guest Reader Project," teachers and parents of elementary school children can "invite" a student guest reader to their virtual classrooms or home. Each thoughtful recording features a student reading a popular picture book, with close-ups of many of the illustrations included.
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New Interim Administrators

At its virtual public meeting on June 9, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Tiffany Jacobson as Interim Principal of the Lincoln Early Childhood Center and Mary McCabe as Interim Assistant Principal at Franklin Elementary School.
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Franklin Field Day

Field Day is a treasured tradition at our elementary schools. Here's a glimpse of what it looked like this year as Franklin students and their families enjoyed popular Field Day activities in their own yards on a recent sunny day.
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Teamwork and Ingenuity

A Franklin Elementary School team, new to the regional Odyssey of the Mind tournament this year, placed 2nd in the “Balsa Wood Problem,” building an adjustable balsa wood structure that could sustain a maximum weight without breaking
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