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Show Your School Spirit

Spirit Week is next week January 24-28! Read all about what special activities to look forward to each day.
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Reading AND Raising Funds!

Read all about how Westfield will be participating in the 2022 'Read for the House Program' through Ronald McDonald House
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MLK Day observed during Quaker Friday

This Quaker Friday Westfield students engaged in service, in singing, in learning, and in reflection on what it means to them to live a purposeful life.
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New COVID-19 Update

Emails went home to parents and guardians regarding the new NJ Dept of Health COVID-19 health guidelines for schools. Click to see the letter. 'COVID Info' quick link is at the top of every webpage -- check dropdown on this page for all '2021-2022 COVID-19 Communications to Parents' and updates as they pertain to WFS.
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New Alumna Interview!

"...I also realized that the way I interact with people came from my time at WFS. I learned to treat people with kindness and to make people feel included....It’s something that’s baked into everything at WFS - like learning a language, you just live it." Read more about Klein Aleardi's '08 experiences at WFS on our Alumni feature page.
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Puppy Party!

WFS students got cuddly during this puppy party at school, facilitated by one of our student's parents for his birthday celebration.

Owl Corner

A WFS Faculty Blog

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Food and Sustainability

Middle School teacher, Mr. Abramowitz, shares with us, that to eat healthy is to eat with grace and gratitude.
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Living Musically

Music Teacher, Jessica Fielding, shows us how we can invite music into our summer!
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Find Her Story

Teacher Paige is helping Westfield celebrate Women’s History Month, this March, with stories of women that are shaping our world.
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The Power of the Pen

Teacher Valerie Parry loves to write. Learn the many ways that children can discover the fun of writing.
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Looking at Art

WFS art teacher, Deborah Moss Marris, shares how adults and children can discover this piece of art, Surrender at Breda by Diego Velazquez, together.
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Reading for Success

Head of School, Margaret Haviland, writes how children learning to read is fundamental to their success in life, and how WFS facilitates and supports this philosophy. ~Published 1.6.21
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Fun + Free Family Adventures Over Winter Break

Looking for some fresh, new ideas for activities to do from your home? Here are a few of our Director of Admissions, Mary Rinck's, favorite things to do any time of the year. Have fun! ~Published 12.15.20
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Helping Children Through Uncertain Times

Read our first Faculty Blog written by School Counselor, Laura Jaslow, on helping our children build resilience during these uncertain times. ~Published 12.8.20

Mission Statement

Westfield Friends School lights a brilliant path for children. As a Quaker school, we honor the Divine essence in every student; we find power and wisdom in our differences; and we seek truth through active, joyful, collaborative inquiry. Our graduates go on to lead lives of conscience and consequence. The world we seek for our children begins here.

School Stats

  • 45% Students of color
  • 7:1 Student to teacher ratio
  • 100% of students attend first-choice high school
  • 19 zip codes are represented