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Photo of a flyer announcing the Rotary Club of Westfield's 27th Annual Charles Philhower Fellowship Award which recognizes an outstanding elementary school teacher each year.

Philhower Fellowship Award

The Rotary Club of Westfield is accepting letters of nomination for the 27th Annual Charles Philhower Fellowship Award which recognizes an outstanding elementary school teacher each year. Click headline above for details.
Photo of Edison Intermediate School 8th graders Anna Bongiovanni (left) and Katherine Gibbemeyer team up to design and build a catapult during a semester-long Science Olympiad that culminated in an inter-school competition with Roosevelt Intermediate School.

New Jersey STEM Month

March is New Jersey STEM Month. The goal, according to the state’s Department of Education, is “to celebrate New Jersey’s commitment to student success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs." And whether it’s Citizen Science and the Innovation Classroom at Westfield High School, a Science Olympiad at the intermediate level, elementary afterschool STEM clubs or a robust K-12 curriculum, there is no shortage of STEM learning in Westfield Public Schools.
:  A team of elementary students from McKinley and Wilson Schools are among three Westfield teams to place 1st in a regional Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on March 10, advancing to state finals on April 6.  L-R Back Row:  Madeleine Smith, Dylan Lagrimas, Logan Welsh.  L-R Front Row:  Christian Buonopane, Emma Crall. Not pictured:  Amelia Ing.

Westfield OOTM Teams Advance to State Finals

Forty Westfield students, working in teams, demonstrated creativity, ingenuity, and presentation skills in specific problem-solving categories at the Gateway Regional Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on March 10 in Edison. Three teams placed 1st, advancing to the Odyssey of the Mind New Jersey State Finals on April 6 in Ewing.
Photo of the WHS Varsity Bowling Team and their coaches at the March 12 Board of Education meeting where they were recognized for a spectacular season.

Superintendent's Synopsis

Board recognition of a spectacular season by the WHS Varsity Bowling Team, approval of a tentative budget and the swearing-in of a new Board member are among the highlights in Dr. Dolan's synopsis of the March 12 Board of Education meeting.

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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.