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143 Westfield High School Students Earn AP Awards

January 16, 2018

 WESTFIELD, NJ — A total of 143 Westfield High School students earned Advanced Placement Scholar awards in recognition of their college level achievement through AP courses and exams administered in 2017, the district has announced.

The score of Westfield’s students averaged 4.33, according to Westfield Public Schools.  AP tests are scored on a 1 to 5 ...

Westfield Resident Receives Scholarship from NJ Chinese Festival Organization

MONTVILLE, NJ – Westfield resident and NYU student Cindy Qiang received a $1,000 scholarship from the New Jersey Chinese Festival organization on Dec. 28.

The group marked 2017 as their fourth year giving the scholarships, according to festival chair Margaret Lam. Ten students are honored with the freshman scholarship, plus two scholarships for political science students ...

Westfield Board of Education Approves New Course in Industrial Arts for High School

WESTFIELD, NJ — Roosevelt Intermediate School Industrial Arts teacher Laura Doyle shared details about a new industrial arts course involving engineering and design that will be offered to 10th, 11th and 12th graders at Westfield High School during Tuesday’s Westfield Board of Education meeting.

“For months and months we’ve met. We visited schools. We’ve ...

Westfield Superintendent of Schools Discusses 2017-2018 District Goals at Board of Ed Meeting

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield School District Superintendent Dr. Margaret Dolan provided an update on the 2017-2018 district goals during Tuesday evening’s board of education meeting.

“I am pleased to say that we are progressing,” Dolan said.

The first district goal focuses on transitioning all district schools to a new website by September 2018.

“We ...

3 Westfield Students Earn Perfect Scores on Parts of SAT & ACT

WESTFIELD, NJ — Three Westfield High School students achieved the highest score possible on parts of the the November SAT and October ACT standardized tests, the district announced.

The recent top scorers include juniors Julia Hollosi – ACT Science and STEM; Kevin Li – SAT Math; and Jenna Miller – ACT English.

According to recent reports received by the school, ...

Westfield Board of Education Swears in New Members

WESTFIELD, NJ — Recently elected Westfield Board of Education members were officially sworn in at Tuesday evening’s BOE meeting. The swearing-in ceremony was originally scheduled for Jan. 4 but, due to a snowstorm, was rescheduled for Jan. 9.

New members Kent Diamond and Lynne Benner, along with re-elected member Peggy Oster, were elected on Nov. 7. They will ...

Westfield After-School Activities Canceled Monday

WESTFIELD, NJ — Due to expected sleet and freezing rain, all after-school activities for Monday, Jan. 8, have been canceled, the Westfield Public School District has announced.

The National Weather service predicted that snow and freezing rain were likely Monday evening, mainly before 8 p.m.

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Delayed Opening for Westfield Public Schools Friday

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield Public Schools will have a delayed opening Friday, Jan. 5, due to weather and driving conditions, the district announced.

Times are:

Westfield High School 9:30 a.m. Period 1 Start; 10:05 a.m. Period 2 Start 
(Dismissal times can vary based upon individual student schedules) 

Intermediate Schools 9:45 a.m.

Westfield Public Schools Closed Thursday Due to Impending Storm

WESTFIELD, NJ — Due to the expected severity of the impending storm, Westfield Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, Jan. 4, the district announced via Facebook Wednesday evening.

Snow and blowing snow is expected with accumulations of two to five inches, the Westfield Police Department announced earlier in the evening. For more information, click here. 

 

Westfield High School Announces First Marking Period Honor Roll

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson announced the first marking period honor roll for the 2017-2018 school year Wednesday.

WHS recognizes student achievement every marking period at two levels — Honor Roll and Distinguished Honor Roll. For the Distinguished Honor Roll, the GPA must be between 3.75 and 4.0 with no grade lower than a B. For the Honor ...

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Wardlaw+Hartridge Alumni Share Advice with Students

January 15, 2018

Four graduates from the Class of 2017 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison participated in a panel discussion and answered questions about the college process and their transition from high school on Young Alumni College Day in Lower Snowdon. The discussion was moderated by Susan Swenson of Plainfield, Director of College Counseling.

This year's panel included, from left: Manasvinee ...