News & Announcements

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Technology Problem Solving Tips

The district's Technology Department has created a list of tips to help families and staff navigate common technology problems related to remote learning.

Paying a Virtual Visit to a Sea Turtle Hospital

Westfield High School 11th and 12th graders in Jennifer Sirman’s environmental science class made a recent virtual field trip to a sea turtle hospital in Florida as part of a classroom ecology unit. Students were given a virtual tour, meeting “Galapagos,” “Justice Ginsberg,” and other rehabilitating sea turtles named, by hospital staff, after places and people in history.

Arts a la Carte

The December/January issue of Arts a la Carte outlines the many ways our Visual and Performing Arts team continues to stay creative and upbeat in adapting instruction to hybrid and all-remote learning.
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