Westford School News


100th Day of School Food DriveFebruary 05, 2016

We were blown away once again at the Food Shelf today by the amazing 100th day food drive organized by Ms. Piotrowski and the primary team! Primary students celebrate the 100th day of school with a food drive. Students, staff, teachers and parents gather donations, walk these items to the food shelf each year, and carefully sort items to stock shelves.


Italian Dinner @ Westford SchoolFebruary 04, 2016

Please make plans to join us for the Italian Dinner on Friday, April 8, 2016.

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ExxonMobil GrantJanuary 13, 2016

Westford Elementary School recently received a $500 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program to support the school’s math and science programs.  Kevin Perry, of Jolley Associates and the Midtown Jolley store in Milton, secured the grant for Westford School.  Kevin, a former student of Westford School, is pictured presenting the grant to 5/6 math […]

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VT Therapy Dogs @ Westford SchoolJanuary 12, 2016

Please welcome Ruby and Ozzie, registered therapy dogs through Therapy Dogs of Vermont. Every classroom will have the opportunity to spend time with the dogs. Please call Stephanie Jones at 857-7000 X 6509 if you have any questions or concerns.

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Stream of LightsJanuary 11, 2016

Essex Junction, Essex Town and Westford schools are all taking part in a cross-district artist residency with artist Gowri Savoor. PreK-12 students from these district schools will be making different forms of lanterns as part of the residency, and will be coming together for a cross-district lantern parade on the evening of Friday, February 12, […]


Pre-school and Kindergarten Information NeededJanuary 04, 2016

Westford School is requesting information on pre-school aged children living in the Westford community. If you have a child that was born in 2011, 2012, or 2013 we are asking you to complete this form so we have information that will assist with our planning of appropriate pre-school and kindergarten programming. This information may be […]

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Westford School Ski and Ride ProgramNovember 23, 2015

We are pleased to offer our ski and ride program for the 10th consecutive year, and are thrilled to announce that we are adding nordic (cross‐country) skiing and snowshoeing options this year! ( For those renting equipment from Smugglers’ Notch, there will be a fitting on Thursday, Jan. 7th at 9:00 AM in the school common.) […]


JumpRope Standards Based Reporting System Log InOctober 19, 2015

The JumpRope student and family portal is on line. Please read this post for specific log in directions.


Important Notice Concerning Recent National Salmonella OutbreakSeptember 23, 2015

It has been determined that the salmonella outbreak in the United States has been traced to cucumber crops from Mexico. The number of outbreaks has continued to increase, currently being reported in excess of 252 across the nation. We have been closely monitoring the situation and have followed up with our produce supplier to ensure […]


State Assessment ResultsSeptember 20, 2015

Each Spring all Vermont students in grades 3-8 and grade 11 are required to take state assessments which include SMARTER Balanced Assessment (SBAC) in English/Language Arts and Math in grades 3-8 and grade 11 and the Science NECAP in grades 4, 8 and 11.