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  1. Funeral for a hero: Westfield High School Principal Derrick Nelson fondly remembered  MyCentralJersey.com
  2. Remembering Westfield High School Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson  TAPinto.net
  3. Rockland County Officials Announce Next Steps In Fight Against Measles  CBS New York
  4. One in a Billion: Hundreds Mourn Beloved NJ High School Principal Who Died Trying to Save Teenage Stranger  NBC New York
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Westfield High School Principal To Be Laid To Rest This Week  CBS New York

WESTFIELD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A New Jersey high school principal who died after donating bone marrow to a sick teen will be laid to rest this week.



Petition aims to rename Westfield High School for Principal Nelson  MyCentralJersey.com

On the morning of a vigil planned for Westfield High School Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson who died trying to save the life of a child he did not know, efforts are ...



Funeral for beloved Westfield High School Principal Derrick Nelson set for Tuesday  MyCentralJersey.com

On Wednesday night, a huge crowd gathered in a candlelight vigil to praise Westfield High School Principal Derrick Nelson for his "selfless" ways that made him ...



NJ to Lower Flags for Westfield High School Principal Who Died in Selfless Act  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Across the state, flags will fly at half-staff on Monday in honor of the Westfield High School Principal, who died from complications that ...



Flags to fly at half-staff statewide for Westfield high school principal who died after bone marrow donation procedure  NJ.com

Derrick Nelson will be honored across New Jersey next week as Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered all U.S. and state flags to be flown at half-staff for the Westfield ...



Community in mourning after death of New Jersey high school principal  WABC-TV

WESTFIELD, New Jersey (WABC) -- A New Jersey school district is in mourning after learning the principal of Westfield High School passed away over the ...



Grieving for The Westfield High School Principal  TAPinto.net

Grief is a normal and natural reaction to the death of a loved one. Most of us are not prepared for the long journey of grief which is sometimes devastating, ...



Film, Forum On Teen Anxiety Coming to Westfield High School  Westfield, NJ Patch

WESTFIELD, NJ - Sports luminary Michael Phelps discusses mental health as part of the film "Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety" screening Tuesday in ...



Westfield High School Winter Track Teams Honored by School Board  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Members of the Westfield High School boys and girls track and field teams were recognized during the school board meeting Tuesday night.



Angst: Film, Forum on Teen Anxiety Upcoming at Westfield High School  TAPinto.net

Updated at 9:49 p.m. April 8. Editor's Note: This event has been postponed due to the death of Westfield High School Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson, school ...



13 Westfield High School Students Show Smarts With Perfect ACT Scores  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Nine Westfield High School juniors earned perfect scores on sections of the February ACT, bringing to 13 the number of Westfield students ...



Film, Talk at Westfield High School to Address Teen Anxiety  TAPinto.net

CANCELED: This event has been canceled due to the death of Westfield High School Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson. An upcoming film screening and panel ...



Westfield Alumni Association to hold annual gathering and banquet  Waushara Argus

The Westfield High School Alumni Association will hold its annual gathering and banquet on Saturday, May 25 at Westfield Area High School, N7046 Co.



NJ Grades Westfield Schools: Here's What You Need to Know  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — New Jersey's annual school performance reports show that Westfield's public schools are meeting and exceeding many state benchmarks.



Westfield STRIVE Club Seeks Performers For Charity Show  Westfield, NJ Patch

WESTFIELD, NJ - Talented residents are being sought for the the WHS Strive Club's fifth annual charity event on May 17. The audience will come from all ...



Westfield Worries Persist Over Power Pole Plan, Info Session Set  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Concern over an electric company's plan to plan to replace power lines along South Avenue with taller poles and more powerful wires ...



Youths Scramble for Eggs at 84th Annual Hunt in Westfield  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – After the previous night's rainfall, the morning of the 84th Annual Westfield Easter Egg Hunt remained overcast until the event's start time ...



Westfield Students Forge Connections at Guy & Girl Thing, Event Aimed at Improving Mental Health  TAPinto.net

Approximately 160 Westfield High School students along with several alumni, teachers, and community members, came together on March 22 to attend the Guy ...



Butler baseball's Harrison Freed shining on the diamond while overcoming adversity  The Butler Collegian

Harrison Freed at the plate for the Bulldogs. Freed leads the team in batting average, hits and home runs among other categories. Jimmy Lafakis/Collegian file ...



Outta Hand in Westfield Offers Passover Matzo Pizza  TAPinto.net

Outta Hand will have Passover pizzas made with matzo for the holiday for $13.95.



Boys LAX: Westfield Defeats Scotch Plains-Fanwood 17-7  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School's varsity boys lacrosse team displayed why it is consistently one of the top-ranked teams in the state Friday night ...



Security Upgrades, Stadium Redo Among $10.3M in Projects set for Westfield Schools  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Upgrades to Gary Kehler Stadium, emergency generators and automatically locking classroom doors are among the capital and maintenance ...



Principal who went into coma after bone marrow donation dies  WTHR

A New Jersey high school principal who had agreed to donate bone marrow to a 14-year-old stranger in France has died, weeks after he lapsed into a coma ...



Northwest Houston theater groups to be well represented at 2019 Tommy Tune Awards  Chron.com

After announcing nominees in March, Theatre Under The Stars is gearing up for the 17th Annual Tommy Tune Awards, which honors outstanding work in ...



Basketball Game To Honor Ex-Westfield Star Saturday  Westfield, NJ Patch

Basketball Game To Honor Ex-Westfield Star - Westfield, NJ - Maurice Boatright, former Blue Devil football and basketball star died in car accident last fall.



Violent racial threat found on bathroom wall at Westfield High School has parents concerned  WRTV Indianapolis

After a second threat was found written on the wall at Westfield High School last week parents say they're worried about their children's safety and some of them ...



NJ football: Complete 2019 Mid-State Conference week-by-week schedule  MyCentralJersey.com

The official 2019 Mid-State Conference football week-by-week schedule has been released and can be found in its entirety below. Mid-State schools will play ...



Westfield Girls Softball Team Aims for Another County Final Appearance in 2019  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School varsity softball team returns four senior starters and one junior for a 2019 season that begins Tuesday when the ...



Westfield Boys Lacrosse Team Aiming High in 2019 Season; Opening Day is Wednesday  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — The depth and confidence permeating in the Westfield High School boys lacrosse program is plainly evident in two seemingly contradictory ...



Scott Katz Announces Candidacy for Westfield Town Council, Ward 4  TAPinto.net

Scott Katz, and his wife, Caroline, were looking to move from Hoboken 16 years ago, when they chose Westfield. “We didn't have kids yet, but knew we wanted ...



Westfield gets big league win over Panama, 11-6 | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

WESTFIELD — The Westfield Wolverines (1-1, 1-0) topped Panama (0-2, 0-1), 11-6, in a Section VI CCAA Division 2 West baseball game at Westfield High ...



A Worried Westfield Public Hears from PSE&G on Power Pole Plan  TAPinto.net

Placing the wires underground typically costs seven times more than placing them above ground, a director for PSE&G said.



Westfield Girls Lacrosse Team Opens 2019 Season on Road Wednesday  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School girls varsity lacrosse team will open its 2019 season Wednesday at Northern Highlands High School in Bergen ...



3 ways Westfield High School might feel more like a college after $42M renovation  Indianapolis Star

Westfield families got a sneak peek at what the city's high school will look like after a $42 million upgrade — and the results may look similar to a college campus ...



Westfield Teens Share Art Experience with Seniors Through WAYVE Program  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Five teens participating in the Westfield Area Youth Volunteer Experience (WAYVE) collaborated with residents at Westfield Senior Housing I ...



Westfield Recap: New Pole Plan, School Security Updates, LAX Win, More  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Following a firestorm of pushback, PSE&G has rerouted its plan for taller poles and more powerful wires through the town. The new route ...



Saint Joseph High School Hosts 24th Annual Brother Bernardine S.C. Golf Classic  TAPinto.net

The 24th Annual Brother Bernardine, S.C. Memorial Golf Classic, a charity event that is one of Saint Joseph High School's biggest fundraisers, will be held June ...



Westfield Elementary Students Hear Impactful Presentations on Holocaust  TAPinto.net

As part of a Historical Fiction unit, 5th graders in Westfield Public Schools read Number the Stars by Lois Lowry, a historical fiction novel that follows a friendship ...



High school principal dies after donating bone marrow to teen  WKRN News 2

WESTFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey high school principal who had agreed to donate bone marrow to a 14-year-old stranger in France has died, weeks after ...



Westfield Chamber's Health Expo in Scotch Plains to Feature Fun, Freebies  TAPinto.net

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Stroll through a giant inflatable colon, pick up a free bike helmet, nosh on food truck fare and more this Sunday when the Greater ...



Radio Celeb Joe Nolan to Visit Holy Trinity, Speak at Westfield Library Wednesday  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Veteran radio traffic reporter and former Westfield resident Joe Nolan will return to Holy Trinity to cut the ribbon at the school's new gym on ...



Westfield Historical Society Recognizing PR Guru Who Handled 1982 Tylenol Crisis  TAPinto.net

His handling of the Tylenol poison murders has been referred to as the “gold standard” in public relations crisis management.



Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Mia Fleming  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Sophomore lacrosse goalkeeper Mia Fleming logged 14 saves in a game against Northern Highlands Regional High School on Wednesday ...



NJ SOFTBALL roundup with analysis: Haff, Del Val, blank Watchung Hills; Westfield thumps Johnson  MyCentralJersey.com

Skyland Conference and Courier News area softball roundup for Tuesday, April 9.



Patriots Sign New Brunswick Pitcher, MLB Infielder  TAPinto.net

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have announced the signings of Major League infielder Rey Navarro and local left-handed pitcher James Ziemba ...



Radio Personality Joe Nolan Returns to Alma Mater, Holy Trinity School in Westfield  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Veteran radio traffic reporter and longtime Westfield resident Joe Nolan returned to Holy Trinity School to cut the ribbon at the new gym on ...



Westfield High School takes challenge of presenting ‘Les Miserables’  Current in Carmel

Westfield High School junior Samantha Lewis has long been a fan of “Les Miserables.” “There is a well-worn CD of the original cast recording of 'Les Mis' ...



New Season at Westfield Public Pool Brings More Amenities, Higher Fees for Day Passes  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – While the Westfield Memorial Pool doesn't open until June 1, those existing members of the public pool wishing to get a jump on summer can ...



Comedy at Westfield High School Tells of Love in 1960s NYC  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – A romantic comedy detailing misadventures in love is almost ready to light up the stage.



Radio Personality Joe Nolan Will Visit Alma Mater Holy Trinity, Present at Westfield Library on March 20  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Veteran radio traffic reporter and former Westfield resident Joe Nolan will return to Holy Trinity to cut the ribbon at the school's new gym on on ...



Westfield High School presents 'Sweet Charity'  MyCentralJersey.com

Looking for love in all the wrong places, the beloved musical "Sweet Charity" will be taking the stage at Westfield High School. The Westfield High School ...



Congressman Richard Neal visits students at Westfield High School  WWLP.com

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - It's not every day a western Massachusetts high school class hears directly from their congressman about the workings of ...



Westfield High School Earns Award At Model UN Conference  Westfield, NJ Patch

Westfield Earns Award At Model UN Conference - Westfield, NJ - Westfield High School's Model United Nations Club won the Outstanding Delegation Award for ...



Three Westfield High School Students Selected for Prestigious Regional Ensembles  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Three Westfield High School students are among more than 780 of the most musically talented high school students in the Eastern region of ...



Westfield High School Dream Team Students Attend Peer Leadership Conference  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ -- The 31st Annual NJ Elks Peer Leadership Conference was held in Long Branch on Feb. 1 through 3 and hosted approximately 475 students ...



Cheerleaders of the Week: Westfield - February 1, 2019 - Cheerleaders of the Week - Operation Basketball  WTHR

The Westfield High School cheerleaders performed as the Operation Basketball Cheerleaders of the Week on Friday, February 1, 2019.



Westfield school officials respond to student threat  Current in Carmel

On Dec. 5, Westfield High School administrators were made aware of graffiti on a WHS bathroom stall which contained threatening language. School officials ...



Prom 2018 photos: Westfield High School prom at Chez Josef in Agawam  MassLive.com

The 2018 Westfield High School prom was held on Thursday, May 31 at Chez Josef in Agawam.



A Bizarre Take on 'Hamlet' To Show at Westfield High School  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – A play described by its director as a “daunting drama” and “absurdist comedy” will show at Westfield High School this week.



Westfield Washington Schools changing start and end times next school year  FOX 59 Indianapolis

WESTFIELD, Ind. – Changes are coming to start and end times for Westfield Washington Schools. On Wednesday night, the school board voted unanimously ...



Blue Devils: Highlights of the Westfield High School 2019 Boys Hockey Season  TAPinto.net

The third-seeded Blue Devils entered the Group B tournament with a will to win and almost delivered a state championship to Dubfield Nation.



4 Westfield High School Seniors Advance in National Merit Program  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Four Westfield High School seniors have advanced as finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program, the school district announced ...



Westfield High School Students Selected For Regional Ensembles  Westfield, NJ Patch

Westfield High School Students Honored - Westfield, NJ - Kevin Li, Brooke Walden and Matthew Siroty honored.



Securing Our Schools: Safety is multi-faceted for Westfield schools  WRTV Indianapolis

As with most school districts in the country, one thing remains at the forefront for Westfield Washington Schools regarding school safety.



Westfield High School to present 'Sweet Charity'  NJ.com

The Westfield High School Theatre Department will present “Sweet Charity,” book by Neil Simon, score by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields, and original ...



Westfield High School Varsity Bowling Team Wraps a Championship Season 17-1  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield High School Varsity Bowling Team was recognized at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday night.



Westfield sees lowest school tax rate in dozen years  Portage Daily Register

WESTFIELD — The Westfield School District is enjoying its lowest tax rate since 2006 and second-lowest in 34 years.



Westfield High School Signing Day 2018: 9 Students Sign Commitments in 5 College Sports  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Nine Westfield High School students have signed national letters of intent indicating their commitments to participate in college athletics, the ...



Westfield High School Play: 'Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead'  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ -- The Westfield High School Theatre Department will present Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Thursday, Nov. 15, Friday, Nov. 16 and ...



Westfield High School Announces 4th Marking Period Honor Roll for 2017-2018  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School announced the 4th marking period honor roll for 2017-2018 Thursday. WHS recognizes student achievement every ...



Westfield High School Class of 2018 encouraged to be kind and laugh (photos)  MassLive.com

WESTFIELD - The Westfield High School Class of 2018 received congratulations and advice from classmates, teachers, Superintendent Stefan Czaporowski ...



New Innovation Classroom at Westfield High School Promotes Project-Based Learning  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ - It's Period 4 in Engineering and Design at Westfield High School and students are getting ready to build a pinhole camera, a light-proof box ...



Westfield High School recognizes their Spanish National Honor Society members  Waushara Argus

La Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, as the organization is called in Spanish, is similar to the National Honor Society. Only students in their third and fourth years ...



510 Students Graduate from Westfield High School  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Applause and celebration ensued Friday afternoon as 510 blue and white caps flew into the air, marking the graduation of the Westfield High ...



Westfield High School Students Achieve Perfect Scores on Summer SAT/ACT  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Twenty Westfield High School students were commended by Principal Derrick Nelson for receiving perfect scores on ACT and/or SAT subject ...



More Hate Graffiti Found at a Westfield School, Superintendent Says  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Authorities are looking into hate-filled graffiti found at a local school Thursday and appear to have linked the crime to one student. School ...



Thanks to Boosters, Westfield Athletes Get State-of-The-Art Training Rooms  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Local student-athletes will benefit from two renovated athletic training rooms thanks to a $38000 donation from the Westfield Boosters ...



PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Youthful Westfield weathers Royall's late rush, wins opener 48-44  Portage Daily Register

WESTFIELD — After losing nine seniors from a year ago, the Westfield High School boys basketball team will feature plenty of varsity youth this season.



Westfield High School Math Teacher Recognized by University of Chicago  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School math teacher Zorana Culjak was recognized by the Board of Education on Tuesday for receiving the University of ...



Here are 6 major school construction projects happening in Westfield, Carmel and Fishers  Indianapolis Star

Multiple school districts in Hamilton County are spending millions of dollars on ongoing construction projects, both for new buildings and major renovations.



Synopsis of Westfield Board of Education Meeting and Workshop on Jan. 22  TAPinto.net

Board President Peggy Oster announced the resignations of Lynn Benner and Charles Ostroff and praised them as members who “brought great strengths, ...



Westfield homecoming halftime entertains crowd  Chron.com

The Spring community joined Westfield High School during the Mustangs' football homecoming game at Leonard George Stadium on Friday, Oct. 12. Spectators ...



Westfield High School announces September Students of the Month | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

The requirements are: 1. Follows Westfield's Rules of Respect for staff and peers. 2. Shows outstanding effort and improvement or shows achievement and cons.



Monday's high schools: Northampton boys basketball handles Westfield  GazetteNET

Jaeden Johndrow amassed 17 points and nine rebounds, as the Northampton boys basketball team beat Westfield 52-35 on the road Monday.Mike McCarthy ...



Westfield Hosts Inspiring Black History Month Assembly  Westfield, NJ Patch

Westfield Hosts Black History Month Assembly - Westfield, NJ - Dr. Randal Pinkett, encouraged students to be trailblazers and to never "let anyone or anything ...



Westfield Promise program for early college gets $190K from state  MassLive.com

Westfield Promise has a capacity of 125 students in each incoming class, so 250 for both years. The first class was small because word wasn't out, he said. Now ...



Westfield High School Boys Hockey team spends day on the ice with young players  NJ.com

A strong team bond between players is more than the talks in the locker room and what they do on the ice, it's about players getting involved in their community ...



Westfield High School graduation 2018 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

Westfield High School held its commencement ceremony at Taylor Stadium on Friday in Westfield.



Westfield Boys Hockey Team Lives for Hockey, with Love for Community  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield High School Boys Hockey Team launched its first “Play hockey with the Blue Devils #BluePuck” event earlier this month.



Boys Bowling: Undefeated Westfield Team to Take on Top Union County Competitor  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield High School boys varsity bowling team is clearly on a roll.



Bowling: Season of Success Nearing a Close For Westfield  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School varsity bowling team is close to wrapping a season of success. After earning a championship trophy in a state ...



Westfield Board of Education Meeting and Workshop on Dec. 4, 2018  TAPinto.net

HONORING OUR STUDENT-ATHLETES AND COACHES. On behalf of the entire Board, Board President Gretchan Ohlig presented congratulatory certificates to ...



Westfield H.S. presents Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead  NJ.com

The Westfield High School Theatre Department presents Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Thursday, Nov. 15, Friday, Nov. 16 and Saturday, Nov. 17.



School principal issues apology after students say Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish  FOX 5 DC

A Fairfax County high school principal is apologizing after a plan to have students say the Pledge of Allegiance in different languages was not well-received.



2017 ALPB Batting Champ Signs with Patriots  TAPinto.net

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Somerset Patriots have signed outfielder and former Atlantic League batting champ D'Arby Myers for the 2019 season. “I'm real ...



Squirrel blamed for power outage in Westfield  WTHR

WESTFIELD, Ind. (WTHR) - Duke Energy is working to restore power to nearly 6,000 customers after a squirrel invaded a substation west of US 31.



Westfield High School Key Club collects toys for Children's Specialized Hospital  NJ.com

Westfield High School Key Club officer Kamryn Lombardi wanted to help children and teens at the Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside.



Westfield Class Of 2018: Where Are They Now?  Westfield, NJ Patch

WESTFIELD, NJ - Despite being gone several months, the 507 seniors who graduated Westfield in 2018 weren't far from the mind of Superintendent Margaret ...



Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Jake Walsh  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Jake Walsh's back-to-back 16-point performances helped to propel the high boys' varsity basketball team to a win against rival Scotch Plains, ...



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