Clubs and Organizations
The Westfield School encourages student participation in extracurricular activities. Clubs meet on a regular basis, and each club is supervised by a faculty/staff advisor. Dues and membership requirements differ. Information is made available to all students at the beginning of the school year during a Club Fair.
Westfield’s student leadership includes two Student Councils composed of officers and class representatives from grades 9-12 for Upper School and grades 6-8 for Middle School. These leaders discuss student policies and convey student opinions, suggestions, and ideas to the school faculty and administration.
Junior Beta Club and Senior Beta Club are organizations whose purpose is to promote leadership and service and to reward and encourage meritorious achievements among students who are of high moral character and have earned an academic average of 90 or better. The Senior Beta Club is open to qualifying students in grades 9 - 12. The Junior Beta Club is open to qualifying students in grades 6- 8.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
The FCA is composed of student-athletes in grades 9-12. Its purpose is “To present to athletes and coaches, and all whom they influence, the challenge and the adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.”
The Prayer Clubs are open to students (Middle and Upper School) who wish to meet on a regular basis to pray for the school, students, faculty, and other needs. The Club sponsors the “See You at the Pole” event in the Fall and other events throughout the year.
Key Club is a service organization sponsored by the local Kiwanis Club. Students in grades 9 - 12 are eligible for membership.
Tri-Hi-Y is a service organization for girls enrolled in grades 9 - 12. Its purpose is to create, maintain, and extend throughout the home, school, and community high standards of Christian character.
Westfield’s Green Teams are composed of Middle and Upper School students who lead the school’s campus-wide recycling program. Team members learn the value of recycling for our environment and encourage students, faculty, and campus visitors to recycle specific items. Students collect these items on a regular basis for pick up.
The Vespidae Yearbook Staff is composed of students who are enrolled in the Upper School Yearbook Journalism class.
Foreign Language Club
Students taking a foreign language class in Middle and UpperSchool are invited to join one of the the Foreign Language Clubs. Members enjoy learning about various cultures throughout the year during special club programs.
Culinary Arts Club
The Culinary Arts Club offers students in grades 9-12 the opportunity to learn culinary skills by experimenting with new recipes. Students enjoy creating new dishes each month and having “taste testing” meetings during morning break.
Students interested in pursuing their artistic talents may participate in the Lower School Art Club or the Middle/Upper School Art Club. Both clubs meet after school.
Fifth grade students in Mrs. Deborah Walker's music class may wish to participate in the Ukulele Club which meets twice each month right after school.
Academic Bowl Team
Academic Bowl Team is made up of Middle and Upper School students (grades 8-12) with a wide range of academic interests who participate against other schools in academic competition that stresses quick recall and broad knowledge.
Debate Team is one part of the Literary Team. It participates in competitions throughout the year on the designated topic selected annually by the National Forensics League for student debate. Students interested are encouraged to enroll in the class which provides instruction and practice for the matches.
The Literary Team is composed of students who compete with other GISA schools in the areas of essay, oral interpretation, one-act play, spelling, vocal solo, girls’ trio, boys’ quartet, piano, extemporaneous speaking, and debate.
The Math Teams include students in both the Upper School and Middle School who are interested in competing in mathematic competitions throughout the school year. The teams also explore various activities to enhance their understanding of mathematics.