Students, teachers, and school club advisors are finding clever virtual ways to weave the curriculum into enrichment opportunities. Read on about virtual cooking classes and field trips by the WHS Spanish Club and a WHS Humanities class.
News & Announcements
Westfield High School’s Model United Nations Club won the Outstanding Delegation Award for excelling in all parts of the annual conference of the YMCA Model UN Program, which was held virtually this year during the first week of January. Approximately 100 Westfield students participated, with many holding leadership positions and receiving recognition.
Students and our visual and performing arts staff continue to find creative ways to produce art and music, even in this virtual world. Read all about it in the December/January issue of Arts a la Carte.
On Saturday, February 6, Westfield High School 12th grader Mira Mehta will co-facilitate a virtual statewide youth listening session as part of an “Are You INFOrmed?” outreach campaign by the New Jersey Civic Information Consortium.
The Westfield Municipal Alliance and the Westfield High School Dream Team recognized student finalists in the the 8th Annual Palooza Contest on January 27.
With in-person ceremonies sidelined due to COVID-19, 163 Westfield High School 12th graders who were inducted last spring as juniors into the National Honor Society, received their NHS certificates, pins, charms, and gold tassels from NHS advisor Scott Rutherford last month.
Seven Westfield High School students earned perfect scores of 800 on subject area tests of the November 7, 2020 SAT.
Westfield High School Principal Mary Asfendis announced the first marking period honor roll for the 2020-2021 school year. Westfield High School recognizes student achievement every marking period at two levels: Honor Roll and Distinguished Honor Roll.
At its reorganization meeting on Jan. 5, 2021, the Westfield Board of Education welcomed new members Sahar Aziz, Leila Morrelli, and Sonal Patel, who were sworn in by Board Attorney Richard Kaplow before the virtual meeting.
Whether creating holiday cards for senior care facilities, conducting food drives and collecting warm clothing for families in need, or donating masks and cleaning wipes to school staff, the Westfield Public Schools community continues its tradition of giving, despite challenges presented by COVID-19.