Ms. Severini and Ms. Comunale's students rolled up their sleeves today and discovered the joy of learning by doing! #JustFocusonGrowing
A representative from Penn State University discusses college options with our students. Grades 10, 11, 12: Now is the time to log into your Naviance account to see the list of colleges that will be visiting the high school over the next few months.
You're Invited, Brookside! Back to School Night 2023 will take place on Wednesday, September 27th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Please be sure to read the letter that was emailed home this afternoon for more details!
Mrs. Rattacasa's Algebra 2 students examined Quadratics to determine the series of transformations applied to the parent function, and ultimately create equations for each graph.
Street Closing Update for Pascack Road 7:00am - 8:30am - Pascack Road will be closed between Manhattan Avenue and Ridgewood Road. Ridgewood Road will be open during this time period to access the Westwood High School for morning drop-off. Those students who utilized the Pascack Road/Pine Lake Drive bus stop you will be picked up at Pascack Road/Finnerty Place(north of the shopping center) for the morning pickup. 8:30am - 10:00am - Pascack Road will remain closed and Ridgewood Road will also be closed between Woodfield Road and Ridgewood Blvd. North. This closure will allow for the paving of the intersection of Pascack Road and Ridgewood Road. 10:00am - 1:00pm - Ridgewood Road will be reopened. Pascack Road will now be closed between Ridgewood Road and Soldier Hill Road. 1:00pm - 5:00pm - Pascack Road closures remain in place, residents on / off of Pascack Road between the Knights of Columbus and Linwood Avenue will need to have their vehicles removed from their homes if they wish to travel during this time period. This includes residents from Hampton Court and Washington Pond. Those students who utilized the Pascack Road/Pond Drive bus stop should get off at the Fairfield Court/Ridgewood Road stop for the afternoon drop off.
Our K-5 school counselors welcomed kindergarten students to elementary school with introductions of who they are, what the roles of a counselor are, and ways a counselor can support students in the building.
Ms. Wirchansky's 1st graders are discovering things they have in common in order to build positive friendships and classroom community! #JustFocusonGrowing
During the first few weeks of school, Mrs. Palianto visited each classroom to read the book The Magical Yet. This beautifully illustrated story focuses on growth mindset and the special power of "yet" when facing challenging situations. #WeAllShine@Washington
Representative from Rutgers University speaking with students today. Grades 10,11,12: Now is the time to log into your Naviance account to see the list of colleges that will be visiting Westwood High School over the next few months. See your counselor if you have any questions.
Herff Jones submits yearbooks from all over the country for inclusion in the best of the best Herff Jones publications. We are proud to announce the cover of Westwood's 2022 yearbook was selected. Congrats to Ms. Murray, Mrs. Huber & the yearbook staff for all of your hard work!
As mentioned in middle school newsletters, Patriot's Pen Contest is open!
Great day at our annual Club Fair! Students had an opportunity to explore the various clubs and activities offered at the high school. Visit our website for a detailed list.
Check out Ms. Praschil's 3rd graders in their literacy groups as Ms. Duda supports and boosts their confidence in their reading and writing abilities! #JustFocusonGrowing
Ms. Velardo and Ms. Schneider's 2nd grade class enjoyed using the spider web greeting during morning meeting! I hear it's one of their favorites! #JustFocusonGrowing
Back to School Night is more than just an opportunity to learn about the incredible teaching and learning going on in our classrooms - it's also an opportunity to connect as a community, to show our support for our teachers, and to celebrate our students.
Thank you to the PSO of the middle school for hosting our very well attended ice cream social last Friday. What a way to kick off the school year!
Miss Raymond's first grade is having a blast getting to know each other during morning meetings! #BESTatBrookside
Students in Ms. Baruffaldi and Mrs. Arditti's 4th grade are building their classroom community by finding things they have in common. After they found some similarities, students worked together to build the tallest tower! #BESTatBrookside
Incredible collaboration in the first full week of school! Keep supporting each other JFG! We are off to an amazing start! #JustFocusonGrowing
Mrs. Bowker’s firsties are off to a great start in their new “family”! They're making new friends, and friendship bracelets, too! #BESTatBrookside