News & Announcements

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.

Wilson's New Principal

Congratulations to Edison Assistant Principal Crystal Marsh, appointed principal of Wilson School, effective August 1.

Cultural Diversity Day at Edison

As music representing different cultures wafted through the hallways, students at Edison Intermediate School recently examined how what they study in their classes connects to and celebrates cultural diversity.

Math Competition

Fourteen students in Grades 6-8 competed in an online math competition in April, with one of the Westfield teams placing 5th out of 35 teams.  Congratulations to 5th place finishers Elias Chang, Alex Fu, Alex Hu, Justin Lee, and Evie Shen and to all the competitors.

Interim Superintendent

Westfield Public Schools Business Administrator Dana Sullivan will serve as Interim Superintendent of Schools for the month of July. Sullivan was appointed by the Board of Education at its May 18 virtual meeting to hold the month-long position until Dr. Raymond González begins as the district’s new superintendent on August 1.

New Lincoln Principal

At its virtual public meeting on May 18, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Tiffany Jacobson as principal of the Lincoln Early Childhood Center, effective July 1, 2021.  Dr. Jacobson has served as interim principal at Lincoln for the past year. "It is no small feat to step into a school leadership role in the middle of a pandemic," says Superintendent Dr. Margaret Dolan. "As interim principal, Dr. Jacobson has handled this challenging year with grace and professionalism."

Thank You from the WEA

The Westfield Education Association’s Executive Council partnered with area restaurants to provide a special, edible thank you to the staff of the Westfield Public Schools on May 7, as Teacher Appreciation Week came to a close.
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