News & Announcements

Unsung Heroes

Each spring, the Union County School Boards Association recognizes a 12th grader from each high school as "unsung heroes" - students who quietly make outstanding contributions to their school and communities. Congratulations to Amanda White, UCSBA's Unsung Hero for Westfield High School.

World Language Honors

Eighty-three students recently were inducted into the National Honor Societies for French, Spanish, Italian and Chinese, with 20 excelling in French, 40 in Spanish, 9 in Italian, and 14 in Chinese. Additionally, 90 WHS seniors attained the Seal of Biliteracy, an award granted to students who attain proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation.

Making Virtual Music

In a normal school year, the winter and spring calendars are filled with musical concerts, as student voices and instruments ring out in joyous acknowledgement of the seasons. This is not a normal year but, despite the pandemic, students and their instructors have found ways to share their music, going to great lengths to learn new technologies and create virtual ensembles that showcase their considerable talent.

ELA Supervisor Appointed

At its virtual meeting on June 15, the Westfield Board of Education approved the appointment of Elizabeth Reilly as K-12 English Language Arts Supervisor, effective July 1, 2021. Reilly has served in the position on an interim basis for grades K-5 for the past year.

WHS Gold Star No Place for Hate School

ADL NY/NJ has designated WHS a 2020-2021 GOLD STAR No Place for Hate School. This recognizes WHS's commitment to creating a safe and inclusive learning environment for everyone.

Wilson's New Principal

Congratulations to Edison Assistant Principal Crystal Marsh, appointed principal of Wilson School, effective August 1.

Interim Superintendent

Westfield Public Schools Business Administrator Dana Sullivan will serve as Interim Superintendent of Schools for the month of July. Sullivan was appointed by the Board of Education at its May 18 virtual meeting to hold the month-long position until Dr. Raymond González begins as the district’s new superintendent on August 1.
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