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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Westfield High School band, orchestra and chorus members host student musicians from Edison and Roosevelt Intermediate Schools, sharing instrumental music and song as part of the time-honored District Music Day.
Next up in the Edison Speaker Series is a viewing of "Screenagers Next Chapter: Uncovering Skills for Stress and Resilience" on Thursday, January 23 from 7-9 p.m. in the EIS auditorium. Discussion and Q&A to follow screening. Register at https://eisscreenagersnextchapter.eventbrite.com
The Roosevelt Intermediate School Counseling Department will host a presentation on "Suicide Awareness and Intervention" on Thursday, February 20 from 7-9 p.m. with speakers from Caring Contact and the New Jersey Youth Suicide Prevention Advisory Council.
An advisory committee of Westfield High School students, staff, and parents recently gathered for training in the WHS library as part of the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) “No Place for Hate” Program. “It’s an amazing thing when a school decides to be proactive and cultivate a positive school culture,” said program facilitator Rhetta Morgan at the start of the Nov. 27 training session. “It starts a ripple.”
An update on Full Day Kindergarten, discussion and approval of a new Social Studies elective, and celebration of Washington School as a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School were among the highlights of the December 3 meeting of the Westfield Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
Fall-themed rhythm exercises, all-state performances, self-portraits, and "The Dot" by Peter Reynolds are just a few examples of the creative projects and performances taking place in music and art classrooms across the district. Learn more in the December-January issue of Arts a la Carte, the comprehensive newsletter from the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. The Winter Concert schedule can be found here, too. Enjoy!
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Edison Intermediate School, 2nd Floor Library
Time: 7:45 AM – 8:45 AM
Time: 4 PM