News & Announcements

New RIS Principal

At its public meeting on July 18, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Brian Gechtman as principal of Roosevelt Intermediate School, effective August 1, 2019. Gechtman currently serves as assistant principal at Roosevelt. He will succeed Mary Asfendis, who begins her new position as principal of Westfield High School on August 1.
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Superintendent's Synopsis

Appointment of a new WHS principal and approval of a review of security entrance vestibules were among the highlights of the June 25, 2019 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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Gold Medalist

At the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall on June 6, Westfield High School Class of 2019 senior Morgan Eng received a national Gold Medal Award in Design.
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Being a Global Citizen

Three years ago, Westfield High School began offering a course that asked seniors what it means to be a “Global Citizen.” The class runs in Socratic seminar-style with students encouraged to ask questions and use logic and reasoning to gain a more accurate meaning of the social constructs that shape society.
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Superintendent's Synopsis

At its meeting on June 18, the Board listened to questions, concerns, and suggestions about school security following last week's arrest of an armed individual in the Tamaques parking lot. Also on the agenda was the annual recognition of approximately 95 students for excellence in academics, athletics and the performing arts. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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A Unique Collaboration

A recent visit from composer Stephanie Ann Boyd, along with a unique collaboration between students with interests ranging from music, technology, lighting, art, and design, combined to create an exciting learning experience at Westfield High School.
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Senior Concert

Members of the Westfield High School Band and Orchestra performed an impromptu, volunteer concert on Friday, June 14 before an appreciative audience at Westfield Senior Citizens Housing.
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