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Westfield High School principal Mary Asfendis (right) congratulates senior Grace Endy, a 2021 National Merit Semifinalist.

Academic Excellence at Westfield High School

Westfield High School students continue to be recognized for academic excellence in a number of different areas, including speech/debate, SAT perfect scores, and the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.
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Racial Literacy

With the support of the Westfield Education Fund (WEF), the Westfield Public School District has unveiled an important new educational initiative aimed at improving discussions of race in classrooms across the district.
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First Day of School

A glimpse at the first day of school, along with what our new staff and seasoned professionals have been doing to prepare.
Photo of two WHS recipients of the McKinley PTO Scholarship.

McKinley PTO Scholarship

The McKinley Elementary PTO Scholarship was presented to Westfield High School seniors Anastasia Fowler and Casimir Malek, in recognition of their outstanding achievements both in the classroom and in our community.  This inaugural scholarship was made possible by McKinley School parents, as part of funds raised by the PTO’s annual McKinley Social Fundraiser.  The scholarship was awarded to McKinley alum who continue to live the motto of "Grow Our Hearts and Our Minds."
Photo of McKinley 5th grade teachers waving to 5th grader and family during Grade 5 Clap Out Car Parade.

Grade 5 Clap Out

Congratulations to McKinley 5th graders as they prepare to move to middle school next year!
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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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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.