News & Announcements

Academic Excellence at Westfield High School

Westfield High School students continue to be recognized for academic excellence in a number of different areas, including speech/debate, SAT perfect scores, and the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Racial Literacy

With the support of the Westfield Education Fund (WEF), the Westfield Public School District has unveiled an important new educational initiative aimed at improving discussions of race in classrooms across the district.

First Day of School

A glimpse at the first day of school, along with what our new staff and seasoned professionals have been doing to prepare.

Grade 8 Promotion

Congratulations to our Edison 8th graders as they prepare to move on to Westfield High School next year!

Two Westfield Educators Appointed to Share Acting Supervisory Position

At its virtual meeting on June 16, the Westfield Board of Education approved the appointment of Elizabeth Reilly as acting English Language Arts Supervisor for grades K-5 and Warren Hynes as acting English Language Arts Supervisor for grades 6-12. The two educators will share the position on an acting basis, as current K-12 ELA Supervisor Dr. Tiffany Jacobson becomes interim principal at the Lincoln Early Childhood Center for the 2020-2021 school year.

No Place for Hate Summer Discussion Series

Many students are seeking to further their education on the subject of race, and hoping to talk about this issue with peers and educators. Also, the events of these past few months leave some students wishing to deepen their skills through enrichment activities during this unique summer. The Westfield High School "No Place for Hate" program has the ability to meet both of these needs, using the wealth of resources that our high school’s committee has prepared on the subject of race. We will be offering a Summer Discussion Series, which is outlined in the attached flyer. All Westfield students in grades 9-12 are invited to attend.

Conversations about Race

Teachers in the Westfield Public School District are providing important opportunities for students to express their feelings as they grapple with how to respond to the killing of George Floyd by a police officer and the nationwide protests that followed.

Virtual Guest Readers

Through the innovative Westfield High School PTSO "Virtual Guest Reader Project," teachers and parents of elementary school children can "invite" a student guest reader to their virtual classrooms or home. Each thoughtful recording features a student reading a popular picture book, with close-ups of many of the illustrations included.

New Interim Administrators

At its virtual public meeting on June 9, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Tiffany Jacobson as Interim Principal of the Lincoln Early Childhood Center and Mary McCabe as Interim Assistant Principal at Franklin Elementary School.
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