Ms. Hartwick's Biology class learning about osmosis. They are using gummy bears as a model of the cell to show what happens to cells when placed in different solutions.
Mr. Welfel’s French classes were excited to connect with our sister school in France. Students had a great opportunity exchanging insights with native speakers about cultural differences abroad. A phenomenal way to gain perspective about our globally connected world!
High School Media specialist, Mr. Richter, presented "Integrating Digital Citizenship into Your LIbrary Media Program" at the New Jersey Association of School Librarians" (NJASL) conference.
Mrs. Maul and Mr. Krebs' Physics class working on their "Force Exerted by the Earth" lab. Various objects were dropped from a designated height and observations were made about the rate at which they fell.
Mrs. Brazofsky's Child Development class created a "mega chalk walk" for preschool students to get outdoors and practice working on their gross motor skills.!
Congratulations to the High School November Student of the Month, RJ Ussher, nominated by Ms. Julia Palozzola! Great job RJ!
Adian Sangastiano is a senior participant in our Work-Based Learning Program. He is interning at Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center and is working alongside the physical therapists participating in daily activities.
Painting II student Neta Nemesh journeys to Bryce National Park through her painting. She was inspired by a family trip where she explored the country in an RV. Great job, so much talent!
The Health and Wellness Club at the high school had a cereal drive to donate to the Mercy House in Hackensack for those in need. Thank you all who donated!
Westwood High School was awarded first place in the High School Safety Awards - 99% of our students wore their seatbelts! Way to go!
Pat Verile, Berkeley College Representative, spoke to the HS finance classes. He delivered an informative presentation on banking, economics, & artificial intelligences, intertwining examples of real life experiences to further engage students to pursue careers in finance /IT.
Happy Thanksgiving! I am thankful to be part of this amazing community!
Mrs. Hartwick's Biology class using bubbles to mimic the properties of the cell membrane.
Students in Mr. Tresvalles' Principles of Engineering class are learning how to set up and test CO2 dragster vehicles for speed and efficiency - and also for some friendly competition amongst their peers!
Enjoyed spending time with our ELL students as they presented their "Teach the Teacher:" assignment! Learned more about Volleyball, Soccer, Albania, Drawing, and even learned some hip-hop dancing! Drew a map of Ajvanua and moon with clouds. Faced hip hop.
Giana LaKomy is participating in the Work-Based Learning Program at Westwood High School. As part of the program, she works with Mrs.Tadiellos' 2nd-grade class at Brookside School. Giana is pursuing a degree in elementary education.
Mrs. Menken's Physics class using sticks and bowling balls to feel the direction of an object's acceleration when an unbalanced force is applied to the object.
The varsity debate team enjoyed competing at the virtual competition hosted by Becton H.S.. Congratulations to Gillian Siccardi for taking home an award for best judge!! We are so proud of our growing team and can't wait to see what the rest of this season brings. GO CARDS!!!
Happy Veterans Day! Thank you for your service!
A few of our 9th grade students participating in the Academic Skills Development Workshops hosted by the guidance department. Today’s topic was, Introduction to Organizing with Mrs, Suri. Next week’s topic will be Study Skills. All 9th graders are welcome!