On any given day during recess, Westfield elementary students might be found engaged in energetic games, gleefully bouncing balls, or just generally scampering about. But look closely and you’ll also spy a determined group of youngsters running the roughly quarter mile perimeter of an elementary field over and over again.
News & Announcements
Mrs. Minski and Mrs. Gile’s buddy classes completed the last harvest of the McKinley Gardening season. The harvest, along with the McKinley “Extra Lunch” collection, was proudly donated this past week.
For the first time in school history, the Westfield High School Marching Band was a 2018 Bands of America Mid-Atlantic Regional Finalist at the prestigious competition on October 20.
A once traditional space at Westfield High School has been transformed into an Innovation Classroom with a digital presentation podium, LED lighting, laptops with computer aided design (CAD) capabilities, motorized window shades, retractable ceiling mounted power cords, furniture on wheels, and more.
Congratulations to the student artists who entered the Westfield Historical Society's AppleFest Art Contest.
Dr. Dolan's synopsis of the Westfield Board of Education meeting on October 9, 2018 can be read here.
It was a morning of fitness and fellowship across the district as more than 2,500 elementary students and their families celebrated Walk to School Day in Westfield on Oct. 3.
Westfield Public Schools observes the Week of Respect with many lessons and activities at each of the district's 10 schools. "Respect is something we practice daily in Westfield Public Schools. So we called this week the “Week of Extra Respect,” says Superintendent Dr. Margaret Dolan.
In response to concerns voiced by parents and track and field student-athletes about a possible March 1 start date for the Kehler Stadium renovation project, the Westfield Board of Education is expected to approve at its Oct. 9 meeting an amendment to the contract that sets April 8 as the date for construction to begin.
Please enjoy the October-November issue of Arts a la Carte from the Department of Visual and Performing Arts.