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    Washington Township Public Schools 
    206 East Holly Avenue
    Sewell, NJ 08080
    (856) 589-6644 x6321
     
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  • District Introducing Integrated Preschool Program Starting in 2019-20

     

    pschool 19 During the 2019-2020 school year, the Washington Township Public School District will open a tuition-based, half-day integrated preschool program for our three- and four-year-old residents. The program will accept a limited number of students, and a lottery will be used if necessary to determine placement. Please click here for a letter detailing the program that includes a link to the preschool application.


     

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  • phillies Washington Township Night at the Phillies- May 15, 2019

     

    Members of the Washington Township High School Student Council encourage community members to think spring and plan on joining in the fun of the 12th Annual Washington Township Night at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.  The Philadelphia Phillies will take on the Milwaukee Brewers.  First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. A portion of all ticket sales will benefit the WTHS Student Council.

     

    Purchase tickets online at www.phillies.com/wths, promo code WTHS. *Please note that online orders must go through this link for WTHS to receive credit for the sale.

    Order now!  Go Twp!  Go Phillies!


     

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  • Register Today for Kindergarten Summer Snapshot

    snapshot 2019-20 Kindergarten registration begins February 1, 2019, for parents and guardians of children who will be five years old on or before October 1, 2019.  Please call the registration office at 856-589-6644, x6698 to obtain a registration packet and appointment time.

     

    The District is hosting Kindergarten Summer Snapshots on July 30 and 31, and August 1, 6, 7 and 8. An informational flyer is available by clicking here. To sign up for a timeslot, please click here to go to our online registration site. Please use the password wtps.

     


     

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  • Gymnasium Air Quality Testing/Information

    wind guy 1 As a follow-up to Superintendent Joe Bollendorf's letter to the community regarding the presence of mercury in the gym floors and air quality at Bunker Hill Middle School and Bells Elementary School, we have established a page on the website to post updated information and testing results.

     

    Please click here to access the page.


     

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  • Jessie Chris Concert Set for May 4th

    jessie head 2 Country music artist and Billboard’s 2018 Artist to Watch Jessie Chris will return to Washington Township to perform a concert on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 7 p.m. in the Play House at WTHS (11/12 auditorium).

     

    Chris brought her anti-bullying message to the District's three middle schools in October and then visited elementary schools in January. Now, she's returning as part of her "Dreams" tour. Tickets are $10, with a VIP experience including reserved seats and a meet-and-greet available for $30. The whole VIP treatment, plus a signed copy of Chris's book, Dreams, costs $40.

     

    To purchase tickets or for more information, please click here.


     

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  • BOE Announces Meeting Dates for 2019

    wtps logo 0921 Please click here for a press release from the Washington Township Board of Education regarding the schedule of meetings -- work sessions and regular meetings -- for the 2019 calendar year.


     

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    WTEF 23rd Annual Golf Outing Planned for June 21st

     

    The Washington Township Education Foundation will host its 23rd Annual Golf Classic on Friday, June 21, 2019.  The outing will be hosted, rain or shine, at Wedgwood Country Club in Turnersville, N.J.  Registration and lunch will precede a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start for the scramble-formatted outing.  A cash bar, dinner and an awards ceremony, along with prizes and giveaways, will complete the afternoon. All proceeds will directly benefit the Washington Township Public Schools.

     

    Individual golfers can register at a cost of $125.  Sponsorship opportunities and special prices for corporate foursomes are available.  To obtain a registration form or to secure additional information, please contact wtef@wtps.orgClick here to access the 2019 Golf brochure.


     

     

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  • education Proud Member of NJCEE-S

    The Washington Township School District is a proud member of the New Jersey Consortia for Excellence Through Equity (South), joining an evolving regional consortium of school districts in Southern New Jersey that are committed to working together to support and nuture the school success of ALL of their students. The group works in conjunction with the Penn Center for Educational Leadership in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania and the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. Click here to learn more about the Consortia's valuable work and schedule of activities.


     

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  • colleg WTHS College and Career Fair - March 21, 2019

    The Washington Township High School Counseling Department will host its 17th Annual College and Career Fair on Thursday, March 21, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the school’s 9/10 gymnasium. Admission is free to all students, parents and community members. Largely successful and well-received in years past, the 16th Annual College and Career Fair, which is endorsed by the New Jersey Association of College Admission Counseling, will feature representation from well over 100 colleges and universities, U.S. military branches, technical and trade schools.  The school representatives will have exhibits, informational packets, brochures and admission applications, as well as information on financial aid, available for distribution and will be available to answer questions throughout the event.


    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.
     

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     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.

     
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