World Language Department

Mr. Welfel’s French class communicating with our sister school in Montpellier, France via a Google Hangout.

Amanda Seewald (former President of the Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey: FLENJ) planning collaboratively with Westwood Regional Italian, French, and Spanish teachers. The focus of the professional development workshop was games, station activities, and literature circles.

In the spring of 2019, Westwood Regional Jr./Sr. High School hosted twenty exchange students and three educators from the College Les Garrigues school in Montpellier, France. The students went on a joint field trip to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

On Thursday, 1/17/2019, eighteen seniors at Westwood Regional Jr./Sr. High School were acknowledged by the Westwood Regional Board of Education for achieving the New Jersey State Department of Education Seal of Biliteracy.

The New Jersey Seal of Biliteracy Program identifies students who have demonstrated proficiency in English & at least one other language according to the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Proficiency guidelines.


On May 22, 2018, Ms. Petrillo's students journeyed to the Bronx Little Italy Arthur Avenue in the Bronx to learn about Italian culture.


On March 27, 2018, Mrs. Lisa Arias, an educational advisor from the Consulate of Spain, came to speak with Senor Thomas’ AP Spanish and Spanish IV Honors students.