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Westfield High School Students Start Battery Recycling Program

June 28, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Members of the Westfield High School Global Environmentalists’ Club finished the school year last week with the school’s first-ever battery recycling pickup — 67 pounds of used batteries that they had been collecting in a bin since December under the mentorship of club adviser Jane D'Alessandro.

“After making informative announcements and ...

Westfield Girl Scout Plans Bee-Friendly Garden in Mindowaskin Park

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School junior Emma Escaldi is working toward her Girl Scout Gold Award by creating a pollinator garden designed to attract bees in Mindowaskin Park. Her project was approved by the town council at its most recent conference meeting.

The plants that she plans to put in are low-maintenance, Escaldi explained to the council.

“I was hoping to create a ...

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, ...

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