News & Announcements

Sparking Scientific Curiosity

There were student-designed rockets, roller coasters and catapults, collaborative bridge challenges to test structural efficiency, and devices built to help an egg survive a 10-meter drop, as students in Edison and Roosevelt Intermediate Schools teamed up and competed in an inter-school Science Olympiad on Jan. 28 for a second consecutive year.
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Edison's Tolerance Team

Effective communication was the topic of discussion as members of the 8th grade Tolerance Club at Edison Intermediate School visited a 6th grade class to conduct scenarios showing how body language, eye contact, tone of voice, and other behaviors can affect how a person's message is perceived.
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Arts a la Carte

Arts a la Carte provides a detailed peek into what's happening in our art, music, and drama classes across the district. In the February-March issue, you'll find information on sculpture units, Abstract Expressionism and multicultural song and dance, the considerable musical accomplishments of our intermediate and high school students, and so much more.
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Superintendent's Synopsis

A student's award-winning substance abuse awareness PSA, new state-mandated policies, and a proposed engineering course at WHS designed to further spark student interest in engineering and architecture were among the topics of discussion at the Westfield Board of Education meeting on February 4, 2020. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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WHS Comparative Religions Class Receives Special Visitor

Among the course offerings at Westfield High School that allow and encourage students to explore the world’s diverse peoples and cultures is the academic elective, Comparative Religions. This half-year elective for grades 9-12 combines readings with class discussion to help students gain an understanding of the moral and spiritual values of many of the major religions. On a recent Friday, students in Cathy Luis’ class welcomed a special visitor to learn firsthand the tenets of Judaism.
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District Music Day

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.
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