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New board member Sahar Aziz (lower right) is sworn in by Board Attorney Richard Kaplow before the virtual reorganization meeting of the Westfield Board of Education on Jan. 5.  New members Leila Morrelli and Sonal Patel also were sworn in prior to the meeting.

BOE Welcomes New Members

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.
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Community Survey on Racial Literacy

Westfield Public Schools, in partnership with the Westfield Education Fund, is sponsoring a year-long community learning series on the topic of racial literacy. We invite and encourage members of the community to complete a brief survey to help us plan community learning experiences. For more on this important initiative and to access the "Responding to Hate" survey link, click the article headline to read on.
Promotional poster.  Original artwork by Edison Intermediate School 8th grader Ashlynn Pepe.

Edison Theater Guild to Present Fun Night of Virtual Theater on January 8 & 9

The Edison Intermediate School Theater Guild proudly presents its Eighth Grade Drama – “The Complete History of Theater (Abridged)” – to be streamed on Friday, January 8 and Saturday, January 9 at 7:30 p.m. on both evenings. The Edison Intermediate School 8th grade actors and technical crew have created an amazing online show. They look forward to welcoming viewers for a fun night of virtual theater. Read more on how to purchase a StreamPass to attend this virtual performance.
Members of the Westfield High School Community Service Club held a leaf-raking fundraiser in November, raising $1,250 in donations to help members of the community in need.

Giving Back in Times of COVID

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.
Jefferson 1st grader Lucas Perlmutter and his teacher, Mrs. DeNicola, pose for pictures in front of the 1st grader's winning Teacher Appreciation Poster, displayed in downtown Westfield.

Students Celebrate Teachers through Poetry, Essays, and Art

Whether teaching life lessons using quotes of famous people, spreading Math cheer, encouraging creative writing, or being a good listener, teachers in Westfield Public Schools were lauded by their students who used poetry, essays, song, and art to thank the educators during this time of COVID.
11th and 12th graders in Jennifer Sirman’s environmental science class “adopted” a sea turtle named Brady after making a virtual field trip on Nov. 24 to the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach, Florida.

Paying a Virtual Visit to a Sea Turtle Hospital

Westfield High School 11th and 12th graders in Jennifer Sirman’s environmental science class made a recent virtual field trip to a sea turtle hospital in Florida as part of a classroom ecology unit. Students were given a virtual tour, meeting “Galapagos,” “Justice Ginsberg,” and other rehabilitating sea turtles named, by hospital staff, after places and people in history.

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The Westfield Public School District, in partnership with families and community, educates all students to reach their highest potential as productive, well-balanced and responsible citizens who respect individual differences and diversity in an ever changing world.