Westfield High School Band Director Patrick Kennedy, with the help of drum majors Samantha Adamtsev, Shannon Corbett, Dillon Lukasik, Dominic Monti and Emma Pedro, were fitting students for uniforms and practicing marching early this week in preparation for the Salute to Westfield parade at the Big E on Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. For many of the students, this year’s Eastern States Exposition will be their first time marching in any parade, after two years of cancellations due to COVID-19. https://www.masslive.com/westfieldnews/2022/09/westfield-high-school-marching-band-prepares-for-citys-big-e-parade-on-thursday.html
about 19 hours ago, Westfield Public Schools
At a recent School Committee meeting, Superintendent Stefan Czaporowski, Curriculum Director Susan Dargie and Grants Manager Joanne Lemelin announced that the Westfield Middle School physical education department has been awarded a grant of thirty Specialized bicycles from Outride, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of youth through cycling. Riding for Focus, Outride’s middle school-based cycling education program, provides the participating schools with helmets, curriculum, teacher training, and a fleet of bikes. https://www.masslive.com/westfieldnews/2022/09/new-bikes-bicycle-education-program-coming-to-westfield-middle-schools.html
1 day ago, Westfield Public Schools
Westfield Technical Academy is one of 70 elementary, middle, and high schools across the United States, and the only one in Massachusetts, to earn recognition through the Arbor Day Foundation’s new Tree Campus K-12 program. The Arbor Day Foundation is the largest membership nonprofit organization dedicated to tree planting. Its Tree Campus K-12 program, launched last year, encourages educators to create meaningful opportunities for students to interact with trees. In the first year of the program, more than 15,000 students participated in an Arbor Day celebration, and nearly 30,000 trees were planted. https://www.masslive.com/westfieldnews/2022/09/westfield-technical-academy-earns-tree-campus-honor-from-arbor-day-foundation.html
5 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Westfield School Committee Vacancy If you are interested in serving on the School Committee, for the remainder of a term which ends December 2023, please submit a letter of interest to: Kaitlyn Bruce, City Clerk 59 Court Street/City Hall Westfield, MA 01085 Email: k.bruce@cityofwestfield.org The deadline for submitting letter of interest is October 3, 2022. A joint meeting of the School Committee and City Council will convene to select a replacement.
6 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Students from Westfield Technical Academy's Aviation Program and students from Westfield High School's Criminal Justice Program greeted local state police officers after they landed a helicopter on Jachym Field this morning. Students learned about helicopters and careers with the state police. Special thanks to Aviation Instructor Galen Wilson for arranging this visit and to the state police for providing this learning experience for our students.
7 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
State Police
Join us this Thursday, September 15, from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. on WSKB 89.5 FM, WCPC cable channel 15, or westfieldtv.org for the next episode of "Superintendent's Spotlight". This week, we will talk with members of the New Elementary School Building Committee for an update on our progress. Thanks for watching!
16 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
The U.S. Senate Youth Scholarship Program is a nationwide college scholarship program designed to promote student leaders' awareness of, participation in, and interest in government. The program is open to high school juniors and seniors in Massachusetts public schools who are currently serving in an elected or appointed position in student government or in a civic or educational organization in which they represent their peers. Eligible students must submit a completed application with essay by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 7. https://www.doe.mass.edu/scholarships/senate/default.html
16 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
If you missed the season premiere of "Superintendent's Spotlight" this morning, click on the link below. This week we introduced our new Director of Human Resources, Katherine Bourque, and our new Director of Assessment and Accountability, Christine Shea. We also had a little fun with "Star Trek" Day. Thanks for watching! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0dgOy6SsCY
20 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Westfield High School Director of Choral Activities Korey Bruno can’t contain her excitement about the new Yamaha GCI 5 foot, 3 inch baby grand piano in her classroom, purchased through School Choice funds at the end of last year. “Our superintendent rocks!” Bruno said. https://www.masslive.com/westfieldnews/2022/09/westfield-high-school-chorus-tuning-up-for-year-with-new-baby-grand-piano.html
20 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Please click on the image to learn about our SEPAC and upcoming meeting dates. Thank you.
23 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
SEPAC
A Plus HVAC cares about the community in which we serve. We wish to support organizations, events, and projects, as funds are available, that benefit our community and the people that live within it. We are calling on our customers to vote for an organization that is important to them. You may vote once every 24 hours. This fall we are featuring the Westfield High School Bombers, Minnechaug High School Falcons, and the Springfield Central Eagles. Show your support by voting for your favorite team! The team with the most votes at the end of the active voting period will receive $2,000 from A Plus. Second place will receive $1,500, and third will receive $1,000. Please submit your votes by October 1. We will announce the winners on October 7. Thank you for participating! https://www.aplushvacinc.com/charitable-giving/
23 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
Be a part of our Westfield Education to Business Alliance (WE2BA). Please click on the link below for more information. https://sites.google.com/schoolsofwestfield.org/we2ba/home. If you are interested in partnering with one of our teachers for an Adopt a Classroom opportunity, please scan the QR code.
23 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
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A strong showing of families attended Fort Meadow Early Childhood Center’s ice cream social, paid for by the Parent Teachers Organization and provided by the Westfield Food Pantry Food for All truck. “Our PTO’s the best,” said Principal Jonathan Scagel, who was excited about the number of families that came. He said they also had a great turnout at a student orientation where new three- and four-year-olds came in with their parents to meet their teachers. https://www.masslive.com/westfieldnews/2022/09/fort-meadow-pto-treats-westfield-preschool-families-to-ice-cream.html
26 days ago, Westfield Public Schools
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about 1 month ago, Lesley Lambert
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Please click on the link below to watch yesterday's interview with Westfield Public Schools Superintendent Stefan Czaporowski on Rock on Westfield. They discussed the start of schools for grades 1-12 next Tuesday, August 30th and Kindergarten on Tuesday, September 6th. Topics included staffing, bussing, Covid protocols, Chromebook program, school security, the new MCAS test score requirements, the free breakfast & lunch program, the new Franklin Avenue Elementary School construction plans, additions to the High School & Technical Academy curriculum along with the new cabinet making program, and college equivalent courses with Westfield State University! It was a full hour that moved quickly with a tremendous amount of information being shared by the superintendent. Thank you for listening/watching! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJ6Y2OJAa_U
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
The WHS class of 2026 is off to a great start! It was great to see so many freshmen and so many family members at today’s freshmen orientation!! Those attending were welcomed, given a tour, had ice cream and were given a bomber tee shirt as a welcome to our school. Special thanks to Mrs. Lacas for planning this event and thank you to all of our student volunteers who came in on their last days of summer to help support our incoming freshmen.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
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Greetings Fort Meadow Families, Our first family event will be an Ice Cream Social sponsored by our PTO for all students and families on Thursday, September 1st, from 5:30-6:30pm on the Fort Meadow School Playground. Join us for a fun get together with music to celebrate the start of school! Thank you.
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Ice Cream Social
The Power School Portal is now open for parents, Students, and staff. If you are unable to login, please contact your child's school. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
Power School
Check out our open positions in the Westfield Public School System: Building Based Substitute Teachers Substitute Teacher ELL Teacher Child Development Instructor Autim Assistants Paraprofessionals Spanish Teacher & more! To browse more open positions and to apply online today click here: https://www.schoolspring.com/jobs/?employer=11953
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools
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Looking for an update on the new Elementary School Project? Click on the link below to watch the School Building Committee Meeting from Monday night. Have a question? Send an email to Westfieldelementaryschool@schoolsofwestfield.org. Thank you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GX8_B3s0J5k
about 1 month ago, Westfield Public Schools