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    Enjoy OVMS 7th Grade Social Studies Creativity

    OVMS Social Studies
    The OVMS social studies teams created this entertainig and historically accurate YouTube video for their 7th Grade students as part of one of their lessons. 
    Click on the link and enjoy!
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  • Meet the Candidates Running for School Board


    Meet the Candidates


    The Washington Township PTO Presidents Council sponsored the 2020 Meet the Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 7 p.m., introducing  the nine petitioners seeking one of three available three-year terms and for the three petitioners vying for one one-year term on the Washington Township Board of Education. The election will take place on November 3, 2020.


    Click here to acces the Forum. 


    Click here for a list of petitioners.


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  • Remote Learners


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  • BOE Work Session Moved to October 20th

    skedchange1020 The Washington Township Board of Education's work session meeting has been moved to October 20, 2020. It had previously been scheduled for October 13th. The executive session will start at 6:30 p.m., while the open work session should begin at 7 p.m.


    Please click here for a press release detailing the move.


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  • District Seeks Applications for 2020-21 Teachers of the Year and Educational Services Professionals of the Year

    Teacher of Year Recognizing the important role that school personnel play in the community and in the lives of children, the Washington Township Public Schools seek nominations for the District’s 2020-21 Teachers of the Year and Educational Service Professionals of the Year.  Nomination forms are available here as well as in the Eileen Abbott Central Administration Building (206 East Holly Avenue, Sewell, N.J. 08080).  Please note the Friday, December 4th deadline.  For additional information, please contact Jan Giel in the WTPS School Community Outreach Office (856-589-6644, x6550).

    The District’s award winners will be honored at the WTPS Board of Education meeting on January 26, 2021.


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  • WTHS Fall Auditions

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    Welcome to Kindergarten!

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    We invite the parents of our newest kindergarten class to view this video as we prepare for remote learning


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  • BOE Moves Last Three Work Sessions of 2020 to Tuesday Nights

    datechng0909 The Washington Township Board of Education recently announced that it will be shifting its October, November and December work session meetings from Monday to Tuesday nights. The new dates are October 20th, November 17th, and December 15th. Please click here for a press release detailing the date changes.


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  • WTFD Showcase on Fire Prevention

    wtfd cut smaller 1 The Washington Township Fire Department created and produced a 24-minute video on fire prevention geared toward our elementary school students in honor of National Fire Prevention Month in October. Click here to check out the video, and stay safe!

    NHS Sponsoring Fall Food and Goods Drive

    food drive 20 The Washington Township High School Chapter of the National Honor Society, in continuance of its mission of Service, Character, Leadership, and Academics, is holding a Fall Food and Goods Collection to help those in need. Please click here to view a flyer with a list of items the group is collecting and dropoff locations for those items. The drive will benefit the St. John’s Methodist Church Food Pantry in township, and the Stockings for Soldiers Organization based out of Wilmington, Del. 

    Register for District's Virtual "Spooktacular"




    Fully Certified!

    No Place for Hate All 11 District Schools have received 2019-20 certifications in the Anti-Defamation League's "No Place for Hate" Program.  We are grateful for the efforts of so many administrators, staff, teachers and families who have prioritized this mission in our schools and community.



    District Hosts Equity Summit, Develops Steps to Ease Community Concern

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    The Washington Township Public Schools’ District Equity Committee gathered for a Virtual Equity Summit on Thursday, June 4th, to discuss social justice in the current world climate. During the summit, the committee agreed on a series of steps intended to help address the community’s concern with the emotional well-being of students and their families, as we are bombarded with disturbing images of racially motivated acts of violence at almost every turn.

    Please click here for a press release about the summit. 

    For race and equity resources, use these links: Elementary  Middle/High School

    Also, click here for a letter from Superintendent of Schools Joe Bollendorf to our families.


    NJ Mental Health Cares Offers Free Support

    njmhc logo New Jersey residents now have access to free counseling, emotional support, information and assistance through NJ Mental Health Cares. For more information, click here for a flyer in English, or click here for the same flyer in Spanish.



    Vaping Awareness and Resources

    stop vape 2 The Washington Township Public Schools have established a webpage with links and resources related to vaping awareness and prevention. The resources were culled from an April 2019 District presentation by Steered Straight founder Michael DeLeon. Click here to access the page and take advantage of the resources.


    Safe Schools Task Force Presentations

    safeschool 1 On Wednesday, November 28th, the District held its semi-annual Safe Schools Task Force Meeting. There were two very important presentations given at the meeting.

    The first was a presentation by Cristina Martins of the Southern NJ Perinatal Cooperative regarding the vaping epidemic. Please click here for a recorded video of her presentation.

    The second was a presentation led by our School Counseling Director Ms. Jennifer Grimaldi that provides a detailed view of what we are doing to identify and support our children with their mental health, social, and emotional needs. Click here to watch that presentation.

    Learn More About the District's "Flipped Classrooms"

    flipped classrooom What is a "flipped classroom"?  Click here to learn the philosophy behind this shift in teaching and learning.

    Click here to access a video that provides additional information.

    School Safety Initiatives - Watch Video

    school safety The Washington Township Public Schools administration has implemented safety measures in all of our schools and continues to work collaboratively with the Washington Township Police to ensure the daily well-being of our students and staff.  Please click here to access a video that highlights some of our efforts.

     WTPS Statement on Website Accessibility

    access 1 The Washington Township Public Schools' website is in the process of being updated to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any website accessibility concerns may be brought to the attention of the WTPS website team at feedback@wtps.org. For more information, please view our statement on Website Accessibility.

     Superintendent's Letter on Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

    ESSA Click here to access a letter from the superintendent on how to provide input to the New Jersey Department of Education.

    Washington Township, Gloucester County  

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    Please click here to visit the Washington Township municipal website.

     Important Registration Information
    calendar The Washington Township Public Schools' Registration Office currently is available via appointment only! If you need to register your child for school or have questions for the registration office, please call (856) 589-6644 x6698 to schedule your appointment. We thank you for your patience and consideration.

    Project Child Find Services Available

    Do you have or know of a special needs child ages 3 to 21 years old residing in Washington Township who may have physical, childfind mental or emotional problems? Are you aware of any child who is in need of special education programs and services?  An extra effort is being made to identify children between ages 3 to 5 for our preschool program for children with special needs.

    Project CHILD FIND, a service of the New Jersey State Department of Education, assists in identifying un-served or underserved handicapped children. Please click here for more information.