Four 2017 Westfield High School Grads Pursue Military Careers

July 16, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Four members of the Westfield High School Class of 2017 are pursuing careers with the United States Military: Brian Callahan, Ben Kelly, Benjamin Kwok and Jack Newhard. They spoke to TAPinto Westfield about their plans:

Brian Callahan

Callahan has elected to join the Marine Corps in the infantry on a four-year contract. His training will begin with a 13-week ...

Watch Westfield High School’s Class of 2017 Graduation Ceremony Online

WESTFIELD, NJ — A video of Westfield High School’s graduation ceremony  last month created by the WHS Blue Devils TV Department is now available at, or watch it here:

Four-hundred-twenty-eight students were awarded diplomas from Westfield High School in June. The distinguished group included 240 receipts of the President’s ...

TAPinto Westfield Awards 3rd Annual Journalism Scholarship

WESTFIELD, NJ — Recent Westfield High School graduate Eric Storms is the winner of the third annual TAPinto Westfield Journalism Scholarship award. The $1,000 scholarship was given based on participation in the TAPinto Westfield student journalism program, willingness to learn and intent to continue using those skills in college.

While participating in the TAPinto Westfield program for ...

428 Students Graduate from Westfield High School

WESTFIELD, NJ — Cloudy weather gave way to blue skies just in time to shine on Westfield High School’s Class of 2017, which graduated Friday afternoon in a ceremony held at Kehler Stadium.

Four-hundred-twenty-eight students were awarded diplomas. The distinguished group included 240 receipts of the President’s Education Award, 153 National Honor Society members, nine students ...

Westfield Resident Urges More Mental Health and Wellness Training in Schools at BOE Meeting

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield resident Carolyn Buoscio took to the podium at Tuesday’s Westfield Board of Education meeting during the public comments to talk about mental health and wellness and what she said was the need to better arm Westfield's educators, district staff and parents about the warning signs of mental illness and suicide.

Buoscio completed a suicide ...

Westfield Board of Education Honors Achievements in Athletics and Theater

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield Board of Education recognized the achievements of state and nationally ranked athletes during Tuesday’s meeting. 

Among the honorees was the Westfield High School State Sectional Champion Boys Varsity Tennis Team, which finished up the season with a record of 24 wins and three loses. The team also won the Conference Championship, the Union ...

Westfield Odyssey of the Mind Teams Honored at Board of Education Meeting

WESTFIELD, NJ –  Members from the World and State Champion Odyssey of the Mind Teams were honored during Tuesday evening's Westfield Board of Education Meeting.

“On behalf of the board I want to congratulate you, not only on your phenomenal championship, but on your teamwork, creativity and commitment and the many, many hours that you guys have spent to achieve such great ...

8 More Westfield Students Achieve Highest Score on Parts of SAT & ACT

WESTFIELD, NJ —  Eight Westfield High School students each achieved the highest score in May on parts of either the SAT or ACT standardized tests, bringing the total this year to 48, the district announced Tuesday. The tests are widely used for college admission and placement criteria.

Earning perfect SAT scores were: Alexander Campbell -  Math 2; Michael Canabarro – ...

Westfield Schools Solar Panel Project Nearing Completion & More from Board of Education Meeting

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield Public School District's solar panel project is expected to be up and running this fall, Board of Education Secretary and Business Administrator Dana Sullivan told members during Tuesday's meeting. The panels could save the district $112,000 per year, according to Superintendent Dr. Margaret Dolan.

Five schools are receiving solar panels, ...

Westfield High School Athletes Honored at Board of Education Meeting

WESTFIELD, NJ — The achievements of Westfield High School Athletes were recognized and honored during Tuesday’s Westfield Board of Education Meeting.

“On behalf of the board of education we are thrilled to have you here to welcome you and to congratulate you on your success,” Board of Education President Gretchan Ohlig said.

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Wardlaw-Hartridge Athletes Named to All-Division Teams

July 22, 2017

Eleven athletes from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison were named to All-Division teams in the Greater Middlesex Conference after the spring season. The Rams were represented on five different teams.

Baseball players Ovidio Chavez of Elizabeth and J.J. Stueck of Scotch Plains and softball players Jane Anderson-Schmitt of Scotch Plains and Kristyn Smith of South Plainfield were named to ...