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."
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Four teachers have been honored by the Westfield High School community with awards of excellence. WHS principal Mary Asfendis announced the award winners, who were nominated by students, during a virtual faculty meeting on May 12 and morning announcements on May 13.
Eleven Westfield High School students earned perfect scores of 36 on ACT subject areas in the 2020-2021 school year. “I would like to commend you for this outstanding achievement,” said WHS principal Mary Asfendis to the students. “It speaks volumes about your abilities and commitment to your education.”
Westfield High School 11th grader Vijay Sreenivasan has been accepted into the prestigious New Jersey Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology, to be hosted by the Rutgers University School of Engineering this summer.
It took several hours, 8 traffic routes, 45 teachers, and 12 staff members from the Westfield Public Schools and the Westfield Department of Public Works to deliver 387 signs to surprised and delighted Westfield High School 12th graders on May 10.
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.
At its virtual meeting on May 4, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously appointed Dr. Raymond A. González as the new superintendent of the Westfield Public School District, effective August 1, 2021. González – who began his career in education more than 20 years ago – currently is the Superintendent of Schools for the Westwood Regional School District, serving the Borough of Westwood and Washington Township.
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At its virtual meeting on May 4, 2021, the Westfield Board of Education will vote on a successor to Dr. Margaret Dolan, who is retiring on July 1, 2021 after 14 years as superintendent of Westfield Public Schools. The virtual meeting begins at 7 p.m.
Ten Westfield High School student-athletes signed Letters of Intent with colleges and universities, signifying recognition of the seniors’ accomplishments both academically and athletically.