News & Announcements

Optimist Award

Nominate your favorite intermediate school teacher for the Optimist Club of Westfield "Intermediate School Outstanding Teacher Award." Deadline for letters of nomination is Friday, May 10.
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My Heart in a Suitcase

Thanks to a grant from the Westfield Foundation, the ArtsPower National Touring Theatre performed "My Heart in a Suitcase" for students at Edison and Roosevelt Intermediate Schools, based on an autobiography by Anne Lehmann Fox who was among 10,000 Jewish children living in Nazi-occupied countries permitted to leave their homes in 1938 and 1939 via the Kindertransport to find safe haven in England.
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Arts a la Carte

Lots of great news in the April-May 2019 edition of Arts a la Carte, with the District Art Show and many Spring concerts just around the corner. Arts a la Carte, which is produced by the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, also details what each grade level is doing in art, music and drama. Enjoy!
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Snow Day Announcement

The Westfield Board of Education announced at its meeting on March 26, 2019 that, if no additional snow or emergency day is used, schools will be closed on Friday, May 24.
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Philhower Fellowship Award

The Rotary Club of Westfield is accepting letters of nomination for the 27th Annual Charles Philhower Fellowship Award which recognizes an outstanding elementary school teacher each year. Click headline above for details.
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Community Service Week

here is no shortage of civic-mindedness in Westfield Public Schools and Community Service Week was no exception. Through the coordinated efforts of school Parent Teacher Organizations, students across the district packed lunches, designed greeting cards, made care packages, picked up litter, and participated in many other activities as a way of giving back to those in need.
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Superintendent's Synopsis

Recognition of Winter Track & Field student-athletes and a review of proposed capital and maintenance projects for the district were among the highlights at the March 26 Board of Education meeting. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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EIS Students Hear Moving Testimony from Holocaust Survivor

It was 1942 in German-occupied Poland. Hundreds of thousands of Jewish people had been forced to leave their homes and live in the Warsaw Ghetto, enduring starvation and other deprivations. As rumors of mass deportation of Jews to Nazi death camps began to circulate among ghetto residents, Judy Reifer’s parents made a heart-wrenching, yet lifesaving, decision. Read more about Mrs. Reifer's recent compelling presentation to Edison 8th graders.
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