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Westfield High School principal posthumously honored at Memorial Day parade  WABC-TV

A beloved New Jersey principal who died last month was honored during Westfield's Memorial Day parade.



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.



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 ...



Westfield, N.J. Mourns Death Of High School Principal  CBS New York

WESTFIELD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A beloved New Jersey principal died on Sunday night. Dr. Derrick Nelson was known to the community for his kindness, ...



St. Bartholomew Academy Graduates 27 Students  TAPinto.net

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- St. Bartholomew Academy held its Commencement and Graduation ceremonies on Friday, June 7, 2019, at St. Bartholomew the Apostle ...



Funeral Remembers Westfield Principal Who Died After Donating Bone Marrow To Save Teen  CBS New York

WESTFIELD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A New Jersey high school principal who lost his life after donating bone marrow to save a sick teen was laid to rest Tuesday.



Funeral Today For Westfield High School Principal  CBS New York

A funeral will be held today for a beloved high school principal who died after donating bone marrow to a sick boy in France. 2 months ago ...



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.



Westfield High School Announces 2018-2019 2nd Marking Period Honor Roll  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield High School Assistant Principal Jim DeSarno announced the second marking period honor roll for the 2018-2019 school year on ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Westfield Student Musicians Jazz it up 'Under the Stars' Saturday  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Instrumental and vocal jazz ensembles from Westfield High School, along with Edison and Roosevelt intermediate schools, entertained family ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



High-Scoring Westfield High School Students Earn Praise From Principal  TAPinto.net

From left, high-scoring students Julia Tompkins, James Encinas, Matthew Siroty, John Czarnecki, Spencer Rothfleisch, Max Tennant stand with Westfield High ...



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 Students of the Month | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

Westfield High School announced their November students of the month. Pictured from left to right, Senior of the Month Garrett Zimmer, 11th grader Dhananjay ...



Westfield Teen Passes At 18, Services Wednesday, Thursday  Westfield, NJ Patch

Westfield Teen Passes At 18, Services Begin Wed. - Westfield, NJ - Maddie Sanford's 'last fight is over' her family said.



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 Earns Outstanding Delegation Award at Model UN Conference  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Westfield High School's Model United Nations Club won the Outstanding Delegation Award for excelling in all parts of the annual conference ...



Westfield Boys Track Team Caps Historic Season at Nationals, Sets 2 School Records  TAPinto.net

NEW YORK, NY – The Westfield boys winter track team concluded a historic winter season this past weekend, setting two new school records at the New ...



Westfield Youth Baseball, Softball Celebrate Start of 2019 Season  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — How tough can it be to best an anthropomorphic dog in a base running contest?



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 ...



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 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 ...



Boat Named In Honor Of Late Westfield Principal  Westfield, NJ Patch

Boat Named In Honor Of Late Westfield Principal - Westfield, NJ - The Westfield Crew Team took to the water on 'Dr. Derrick Nelson' in the Long Island Rowing ...



Westfield's 2019-20 School Budget Funds New Hires, Hikes Levy 2.8%  TAPinto.net

A public hearing for the school spending plan is set for April 30.



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 ...



The Passing of Westfield Principal Derrick Nelson: Here's How You Can Help  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Since the passing of Westfield High School Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson, there has been an outpouring of support from the community.



Who is Your Favorite Westfield Elementary Teacher? Rotary, Schools Want to Know  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — In 2017, third-grade Franklin School teacher Penny O'Donnell received the award based on glowing recommendations from parents, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Former Westfield Athlete is Second-Round Draft Choice By Pro Lacrosse Team  TAPinto.net

GENEVA, N.Y. -- Chris Aslanian, a 2014 graduate of Westfield High School, has been selected in the second round of the 2019 Major League Lacrosse ...



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, ...



Westfield 2019 Baseball Preview: Blue Devils Look To Add to Coach Brewster's 630-Win Total  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – The storied Westfield baseball program is a perennial contender whose forays deep into the Union County Tournament are never surprising ...



Westfield Schools Starting Gary Kehler Stadium Renovations  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Preparations for a $3.03 million overhaul of Gary Kehler Stadium have started.



Westfield Girls Track Team Breaks 2 School Records, Medals at Meet of Champions  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Four girls track and field members broke two school records, medaling at the Meet of Champions over the weekend.



Westfield Music Students to Pick Up Old Christmas Trees for Small Fee  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Christmas trees can be a delight, but once the holiday passes you might not want one crowding your living room.



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 ...



Westfield Public Schools Have Delayed Opening Friday  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield Public Schools will have a delayed opening Friday, Nov. 16, due to inclement weather and road conditions, the district HAS ...



Summer Renovations Wrap Up at Westfield Public Schools  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — School Business Administrator/Board Secretary Dana Sullivan listed the many updates, renovations and repairs made to Westfield public ...



Wash Your Hands. There's Something Going Around Schools Near Westfield  TAPinto.net

UNION COUNTY, NJ – The superintendent of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District announced that a high number of high school students have been ...



Eleven Westfield High School Musicians Selected for CJMEA Region II Band  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Eleven student musicians from Westfield High School will perform with the Central Jersey Music Educators Association (CJMEA) Region II ...



Westfield Edison School Team Advances to Odyssey of the Mind World Finals  TAPinto.net

A team from Edison Intermediate School will compete in the 40th Annual Odyssey of the Mind World Finals in East Lansing, Michigan in May, after placing 2nd in ...



Westfield Teacher Still Remembered at Hockey Tourney  TAPinto.net

The Westfield junior varsity Blue team after their win at the 15th Annual Anthony J. Grasso Jamboree Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. The Westfield junior varsity Blue ...



Suicide Prevention: Students in Westfield Learn Methods for Caring  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD NJ – Janet Sarkos vividly remembers getting a call from a woman standing on the edge of a building poised to jump.



Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Devon McLane  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — A hard worker on the field and the classroom, a captain for the boys varsity lacrosse team has been breaking records on his way to Brown ...



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: Do You Know of an Outstanding Intermediate School Teacher?  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Two intermediate school teachers from the public school district here are set to get much more than an apple for their efforts.



Westfield Schools, PTSO to Screen Film on Anxiety in Young Adults, Host Talk  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — An upcoming film screening and panel discussion will address anxiety in young adults, and if you get to it early, you'll have an opportunity to ...



Ronald Leo 'Ron' Reopel, 81, dedicated teacher and coach for 30 years  Port City Daily

SUNSET BEACH — Ronald Leo “Ron” Reopel, 81, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019. A son of the late Leo and Marion Lafond Reopel, Ron was born ...



Paul Robeson 'Comes Alive' on Same Stage Somerville Where he Once Performed  TAPinto.net

SOMERVILLE, NJ — Undeniably the most famous person to have lived in the borough, Paul Robeson, who also grew up for a time in Westfield, had an ...



Westfield Crew Team Honors Late Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson  TAPinto.net

On Saturday, May 4, the Westfield Crew Team participated in the Long Island Rowing Championships Regatta in Bayville, NY.



What to know about Houston's Ed Oliver, NFL's newest star  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Ed Oliver is ascending to the pros after showing how much of a stud prospect he was at Westfield High School and then University ...



Gov. Livingston Pays Tribute to Dr. Derrick Nelson: 'We Stand With Westfield'  TAPinto.net

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Students and staff of Gov. Livingston High School dressed in blue on April 11 to commemorate Westfield High School principal, ...



Details Emerge About Swastika Incident at Elementary School in Westfield  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – The boy who scrawled a swastika into a bathroom at Franklin Elementary School showed off the symbol of hate to three other youths, two of ...



Vibes Tribe, LOL Club, More Boost Westfield Schools Culture of Kindness  TAPinto.net

Members of the Looming our Love (LOL) Club at Roosevelt Intermediate School meet to loom and knit caps for babies and adults in hospital cancer units.



Westfield Boys Basketball Will Sport a Different Look in 2018-19  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — After seven years as the junior varsity coach at the school, Jim McKeon will be taking the reins as the Westfield boys varsity head basketball ...



Westfield High School Gets Grant for New Innovation Classroom  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD – The Westfield Foundation has given the Westfield school district a grant to create an Innovation Classroom at the Westfield High School, School ...



Westfield School Board Candidate 2018: Who is Robert S. Garrison?  TAPinto.net

TAPinto.net Westfield is profiling the candidates running for Board of Education in the Nov. 6 election. What follows is one among six profiles being published ...



From Slime to Math Baseball, Westfield's McKinley School Goes All-Out at STEM Night  TAPinto.net

McKinley Elementary School was bustling Thursday night as about 350 students, teachers, parents and community members gathered for its 6th annual STEM ...



Westfield Schools Announce Kindergarten, First-Grade Registration  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Public School District will be registering children who will become eligible for kindergarten in the 2019-20 academic year.



Westfield Baseball, Softball Parade & Carnival Saturday; Malinowski to Visit  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Some of the children might but small, but the celebration on Saturday is anticipated to be large.



Football: Piscataway Downs Westfield, 26-0; Blue Devils Celebrate Senior Day  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — With less than a quarter to go, Westfield was more than holding its own against a Piscataway football team that might be the state's best ...



With Wesfield Hockey Team's Help, Controversial Ice Rink Almost Ready  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — A temporary ice hockey rink being erected in a town park amid neighborhood concern is nearing completion.



Greta's Run 2019: What's New at the 6th Annual 5K in Westfield Sunday  TAPinto.net

In this file photo, participants race to the finish at Greta's Run in Westfield. The sixth annual Greta's Run is set for Sunday, April 28, 2019. In this file photo, ...



Boys Basketball: Westfield Edges Scotch Plains-Fanwood in Thrilling Game, 60-59  TAPinto.net

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Westfield High School varsity boys basketball team edged out Scotch Plains-Fanwood Thursday night in a thrilling game, 60-59.



Marauders win on walk-off hit, 5-4 | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

After getting behind early, the Dunkirk Marauders (1-1, 2-1) battled back for a walk-off, 5-4 win, over Falconer (3-1, 3-1) in a Section VI CCAA Division 1 West ...



Westfield School Board Candidate 2018: Who is Tara Oporto?  TAPinto.net

TAPinto.net Westfield is profiling the candidates running for Board of Education in the Nov. 6 election. What follows is one among six profiles being published ...



Tour Some of Westfield's Most Notable Homes Mother's Day Weekend  TAPinto.net

Funds raised from the tours support the New Jersey Festival Orchestra.



Girls Swimming: Westfield Snaps Scotch Plains-Fanwood's Winning Streak in Annual Showdown, 101-69  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – They were load and fast and deep, and by the end of the meet, the Westfield girls ended Scotch Plains-Fanwood's thus far undefeated season ...



Westfield Board of Education Selects 2019 President, Vice President  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Board of Education has picked Peggy Oster and Amy Root to serve as its president and vice president in this year.



Records Show Lopsided Funding In Westfield School Board Race  TAPinto.net

Top row, from left, are candidates for the Westfield Board of Education Dennis Cariello, Simon Cirasa and Robert Garrison. Bottom row are candidates Gretchan ...



Student-run Wiffle Ball Tournament in Westfield to Benefit Sister Pat's Kids Camp  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Teams are forming for annual student-run charity Wiffle Ball tournament to benefit underprivileged youths with cancer.



Westfield Ranks Among Safest Places in Nation, SafeWise Study Says  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — The town is the 15th safest municipality in the United States and the best in Union County, according to a study by a Utah-based company ...



Greta's Run Westfield 2019: Hundreds Hail 717 Rolling, Running for a Cause  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Cranking her hand-cycle uphill in the rain, the 14-year-old's hands slipped as she gripped the wheels. But that didn't stop her.



Westfield Council Looks to Keep Town Taxes Flat, But Not all Satisfied  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Residents witnessing an overflowing trash can, pothole or other town fixture that needs fixing will soon be able to snap a photo of what ...



At Westfield High School, Student Says 'It's Almost Normal to Juul Here'  TAPinto.net

Editor's note: This story about the rise in teen e-cigarette use, written by Westfield High School student Greta Frontero, originally ran in the Jan. 8 edition of WHS ...



Westfield X-C Runners Place High in Group 4 State Meet  TAPinto.net

HOLMDEL, NJ — The Westfield boys' and girls' cross country teams each finished in the top five in their respective 5K races at the state Group 4 meet Saturday ...



Lawsuit Claims Westfield's December Denial of a Subdivision was Illegal  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Residents hailed the Planning Board's December denial of a proposal to subdivide a property of just over half-an-acre on New England ...



Westfield Health Officials Back Bill to Cut Religious Exemptions on Vaccinations  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — The town's Board of Health supports a bill pending in the state Legislature to remove parents' ability to obtain any religious exemption for ...



Will Westfield's Kehler Stadium Redo Sidetrack Spring Sports?  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – A $3.03 million renovation to Kehler Stadium has been moved up by one month to accommodate concern raised by track teams, who will ...



Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Roan Baker  TAPinto.net

'He is going to scratch and claw all the way to the wall. With that in mind, you know you're always going to get his best.' – Head Westfield boys swimming coach ...



Rabadeau Wealth Group Celebrates New Office in Westfield  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Rabadeau Wealth Group celebrated the grand opening of its new office at 324 East Broad St. last week with the Greater Westfield Area ...



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 ...



Swastika Found Etched in Bathroom of Westfield's Franklin Elementary School  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Parents of Franklin Elementary School students learned Wednesday that a swastika was found etched on a panel in one of the school's ...



PSE&G Says Westfield Officials Knew of Power Pole Project in December  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – Faced with a throng of residents fearful of a public utility's plan to install taller power poles and increase the voltage in some of its electrical ...



Westfield High School Receives National Athletic Trainers' Association Safe Sports School Award  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD – The Westfield High School Athletic Department was recognized for its efforts at keeping young athletes safe with the National Athletic Trainers' ...



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 ...



Raritan Valley One-Seat Ride Push Gaining Steam in Westfield, Beyond  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — The town's government has officially joined the chorus of municipalities seeking the restoration of direct train *service* from the Raritan Valley ...



Westfield's Composto Defies Odds, Takes 3rd in State Wrestling Tourney  TAPinto.net

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Westfield junior wrestler CJ Composto is making trips to Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall a yearly tradition.



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 ...



Wrestling: Westfield Defeats Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 63-6  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ -- Alex Oslislo of Scotch Plains-Fanwood pinned Devin DeRosa of Westfield in the Raiders only victory in the annual pre-Christmas wrestling ...



Westfield Girls Basketball Team Shooting for Lofty Goals in 2018-2019  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Some coaches err on the side of caution when they assess their team's prospects for an upcoming season.



Westfield has an Extra $14.5M, Wants Public to Weigh in on Spending Some of it  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — A formal introduction of the spending plan is not anticipated for at least two months, but the local government already knows it has some ...



Westfield Chief: Pair of Deaths Underscore Need for PD Chaplains  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — How do law enforcement officials tell family members their loved one has died, and who do police officers turn to for guidance when one of ...



Westfield Field Space a top Concern as Town Takes Input at Planning Session  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ — Residents stressed the need for new turf fields at the second master plan update workshop Wednesday night, where the town collected input ...



Westfield Town Taxes Steady as Average Assessment More Than Triples With Reval'  TAPinto.net

WESTFIELD, NJ – The owner of the average home in town paid $2725.32 in municipal taxes in 2018, and the town government has proposed not hiking those ...



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