News & Announcements

Youth Art Month

The Westfield Public Schools are celebrating the nationally acclaimed Youth Art Month with colorful and creative displays throughout the downtown area. Take a stroll through Westfield to view paintings, drawings and sculpture designed by approximately 350 students in the windows of local merchants.
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Suicide Awareness & Prevention

Parents and other members of the community attended an impactful presentation on suicide awareness and prevention on Feb. 20 at Roosevelt Intermediate School, hearing from a mother whose 16-year-old son died by suicide 10 years ago and from the training director of Caring Contact, a volunteer-staffed caring and crisis hotline and listening community.
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Superintendent's Synopsis

A schedule for unused snow/emergency days and a proposed budget for 2020-2021 were among the topics discussed at the February 25 meeting of the Board of Education. Read more in Dr. Dolan's synopsis.
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Focus, Footing, Faith, Future

Westfield High School recently welcomed Vaughn L. McKoy, a lawyer, entrepreneur, author, and mentor who encouraged students to stay focused, maintain their footing, keep the faith, and look to the future.  Read more in the Hi's Eye about this important assembly celebrating Black History and hosted by the WHS Diversity Awareness Committee.
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All-State Band

Five Westfield High School student musicians have been accepted to the New Jersey Music Educators Association (NJMEA) All-State Band. "These students have displayed the time management skills, dedication, and attention to detail that is required to be named among the best musicians in the state of New Jersey," says band director Christopher Vitale.
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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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