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May-June Distance Learning Calendar

This school calendar for May and June outlines basic dates and information, as are currently known. We will update the calendar with more information as additional decisions are made.
Photo of McKinley student team competing in regional Odyssey of the Mind tournament on March 7.

Teamwork and Ingenuity

Five Westfield student teams demonstrated creativity, ingenuity, and presentation skills in specific problem-solving categories at the Gateway Regional Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on March 7 in Sayreville, with three teams placing first, second, and third in various categories.
Photo of WHS senior Adam Wachtel working on mural at McKinley School.

The Power of Community and Kindness

A special collaboration between a Westfield High School senior and McKinley Elementary School provides a wonderful illustration of the power of community and the lasting effects of kindness.
Educator Jeanine Gottko is this year’s Philhower Award recipient, in recognition of her years as an exceptional elementary school teacher and master technology teacher.

Philhower Fellow

Jeanine Gottko, who taught first and fifth grade at Franklin Elementary School in Westfield before working with both students and teachers in the district as a master technology teacher, is the 2020 recipient of the Rotary Club of Westfield’s Philhower Fellowship in recognition of outstanding teaching at the elementary school level.

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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.