News & Announcements

Week of "Extra" Respect

As public school districts across New Jersey observed the Week of Respect from Oct. 7-11, students and staff in the Westfield Public Schools participated in many lessons and activities emphasizing the meaning of respect and the different ways people show it.

“Respect is something we practice daily in Westfield Public Schools,” says Superintendent Dr. Margaret Dolan. “So we call this week the ‘Week of Extra Respect.’”

Arts a la Carte

Lots of great news from the Department of Visual and Performing Arts in the October/November issue of Arts a la Carte.

Seeking Substitute School Nurses

The Westfield Public School District is seeking Substitute School Nurses who hold appropriate credentials. $175/Daily; $225 for Overnight Field Trips. Please contact Jill Kelly in our Human Resources Department at jkelly@westfieldnjk12.org or (908) 789-4400 x4425. Thank you.

Superintendent's Synopsis

Recognition of National Merit Semifinalists, a discussion of safety and security, and District Goals for 2019-2020 were among the topics at the Board of Education meeting on September 17. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

ELL Experience

The study of animals and their habitats was the focus of the English Language Learners (ELL) Experience, a weeklong summer camp for Westfield students that provides meaningful enrichment activities to help students continue their English language acquisition.

Superintendent's Synopsis

An update on new security procedures and a draft architectural building plan for a possible bond referendum on full day kindergarten were among the topics discussed at the August 27 Board of Education meeting. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

STEM Camp

There were drones in the hallway and robots in the classroom, marshmallow toasting in hand-made solar ovens and painstaking stop motion animation, as the Westfield Public School District’s STEM Camp concluded a 7th successful summer session on Friday, July 26.

Superintendent's Synopsis

At its meeting on August 15, the Board of Education appointed a new assistant principal for RIS. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.

Strengthening Skills

The Extended School Year Program in the Westfield Public School District focuses on maintaining and strengthening academic skills through the summer to prepare students for the new school year. In its 17th year, the five-week, state-mandated ESY program assists students in preschool through high school who have been identified as those who would benefit from additional instruction and related services during the summer.
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