Through the innovative Westfield High School PTSO "Virtual Guest Reader Project," teachers and parents of elementary school children can "invite" a student guest reader to their virtual classrooms or home. Each thoughtful recording features a student reading a popular picture book, with close-ups of many of the illustrations included.
News & Announcements
At its virtual public meeting on June 9, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Tiffany Jacobson as Interim Principal of the Lincoln Early Childhood Center and Mary McCabe as Interim Assistant Principal at Franklin Elementary School.
This school calendar for May and June outlines basic dates and information, as are currently known. We will update the calendar with more information as additional decisions are made.
Enjoy this snapshot of some of our Lincoln School students as they demonstrate resilience and a virtual sense of community.
Jeanine Gottko, who taught first and fifth grade at Franklin Elementary School in Westfield before working with both students and teachers in the district as a master technology teacher, is the 2020 recipient of the Rotary Club of Westfield’s Philhower Fellowship in recognition of outstanding teaching at the elementary school level.
Our Technology Department has compiled some helpful tips to improve student and staff video conferencing performance for Webex and Google. Click the headline above to read more.
The Westfield Public School District is committed to providing updates and guidance regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including recommendations from local, state, and national public health organizations. Please click on the heading above for important updates and resources on this evolving situation.
Many of our PTOs and families have joined others in the Westfield community in supporting hunger relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click the headline above to find out how you can help.
While the remote learning plan at the elementary level may look slightly different at each school, please click the headline above for a general overview. Building principals and teachers will continue to communicate directly with their parent communities.
At its public meeting on March 24, 2020, which was held remotely due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Westfield Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Paul Duncan as principal of Franklin Elementary School in Westfield, effective July 1, 2020.