News & Announcements

Welcome Back!

Students received an enthusiastic welcome back from administrators, teachers, and staff as Westfield Public Schools kicked off the 2021-2022 school year on September 9.

Welcome back, Staff!

Superintendent Dr. Raymond González welcomed back staff on Wednesday, Sept. 1 as the Westfield Public School District prepared for the return of students on Thursday, Sept. 9. During two opening day ceremonies for elementary and secondary educators, González -- who joined the district on Aug. 2 -- welcomed 42 new staff members and applauded the teachers and staff gathered in the Westfield High School auditorium for their dedication, perseverance, and commitment to their students throughout the pandemic.

A Safe Return to School - 2021-2022

We are excited to welcome students and staff in September. Here are key highlights, with a link to the district's more detailed plan, "A Safe Return to School 2021-2022."

Environmental Outreach

Edison Intermediate School 6th grader Madeline Cortes delivered flyers, brochures, and other educational materials to Westfield Senior Citizens Housing as part of an environmental outreach to share information about severe weather, extreme heat, wildfires, blizzards, and other natural hazards.

New Edison Assistant Principal

At a special virtual meeting on June 25, the Westfield Board of Education approved the appointment of LaNova Schall as Edison Intermediate School Assistant Principal, effective August 1, 2021.

Making Virtual Music

In a normal school year, the winter and spring calendars are filled with musical concerts, as student voices and instruments ring out in joyous acknowledgement of the seasons. This is not a normal year but, despite the pandemic, students and their instructors have found ways to share their music, going to great lengths to learn new technologies and create virtual ensembles that showcase their considerable talent.

ELA Supervisor Appointed

At its virtual meeting on June 15, the Westfield Board of Education approved the appointment of Elizabeth Reilly as K-12 English Language Arts Supervisor, effective July 1, 2021. Reilly has served in the position on an interim basis for grades K-5 for the past year.

Gonna Get Back

Enjoy this inspiring virtual performance by the Edison Intermediate School Broadway Singers of an original musical piece by EIS vocal music director Stephen Markowski who, with vocal music director Kenneth Horn, produced & directed the performance.
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