News & Announcements

A Culture of Kindness

Whether observing Kindness Month or taking The Great Kindness Challenge or encouraging Random Acts of Kindness, there is a common theme taking place in February across the Westfield Public School District.
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Focusing on Self-Awareness

As part of the district’s continuing commitment to Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), McKinley school counselor Mary Beth Herits teamed up with media specialist/librarian Stacey Director to focus on the self-awareness and self-management SEL competencies with students.
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A Celebration of Differences

Join Dr. Mykee Fowlin on March 10 as he presents "You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me: A Celebration and Acceptance of our Differences," the fourth and final offering in the Edison Speaker Series.
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Sparking Scientific Curiosity at STEM Night

What began seven years ago as Family Science Night, has become STEM Night at McKinley with every presentation and experiment conducted by a McKinley parent, educator or alumni. “STEM Night was a resounding success. It truly was a ‘family’ night and their efforts brought hands-on science to so many students,” says PTO STEM Committee Chair Heather Hoey Finn. Read more about STEM Night and other district STEM initiatives.
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Arts a la Carte

Arts a la Carte provides a detailed peek into what's happening in our art, music, and drama classes across the district. In the February-March issue, you'll find information on sculpture units, Abstract Expressionism and multicultural song and dance, the considerable musical accomplishments of our intermediate and high school students, and so much more.
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Superintendent's Synopsis

A student's award-winning substance abuse awareness PSA, new state-mandated policies, and a proposed engineering course at WHS designed to further spark student interest in engineering and architecture were among the topics of discussion at the Westfield Board of Education meeting on February 4, 2020. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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Superintendent's Synopsis

The interfaith service honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and green initiatives in our school community were among the topics at the January 21 meeting of the Westfield Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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Superintendent's Synopsis

Board reorganization, an update on District Goals, and honoring a cross country student-athlete were among the highlights at the January 7, 2020 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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