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  • BOE Adjusts Time of December Executive Sessions

    boe logo 19 2 The Washington Township Board of Education has changed the starting time of its December 9th and December 17th Executive Sessions to 6:30 p.m. Please note that the public session each night remains at 7 p.m. Please click here for a press release detailing the time change of the December meetings.


     

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  • BOE Announces Reorganization for Jan. 7th

    mtg 1219 The Washington Township Board of Education will hold its annual reorganzation meeting on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, starting at 7 p.m. Please click here for a press release announcing the special meeting.


     

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  • World Language Trip to Christmas Village Open to Middle, High School Students

    chr vill logo The Washington Township Public Schools' World Language Department and World Language Club is hosting an educational field trip to the authentic German Christmas Village in Philadelphia (1501 John F. Kennedy Blvd.) on Thursday, December 19, 2019. This trip is open to all District middle and high school students. The cost of the trip is $5 (covers round-trip bus transportation; students should bring money for dinner and shopping in the village).

     

    Click here to access a permission slip for the trip. It must be returned to school by Wednesday, December 4th.


     

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  • WTHS Student Council Hosting Breakfast with Santa on December 14th

    breaksanta 19a Washington Township High School’s Student Council is welcoming the community to a Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14, 2019. The event will take place in the WTHS 9/10 cafeteria from 9 to 11 a.m. A full breakfast buffet will be catered by the Washington Township Schools Food Service Department, and children will have the opportunity to take pictures with Santa and leave him letters. The WTHS chorus will sing holiday carols and invite attendees to join in a sing-a-long. Tickets are just $12 per person.

     

    Click here for a flyer with more information, and click here to purchase your tickets today!


     

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  • Update to 2019-20 School Calendar

    cal clip 2 Please click here to access the updated Washington Township Public Schools 2019-20 school calendar. Note the change in the start and finish of the school year. The first day of school for students now is scheduled for Thursday, September 5, 2019.


     

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  • District Announces SEPAG Meeting Schedule for 2019-20 School Year

    sped logo 19 The Washington Township Public Schools' Student and Special Education Services Department recently released its 2019-20 Special Education Parent Advisory Group meeting schedule. Please click here for a flyer detailing the dates.


     

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  • Gym Floor Replacement/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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  • 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. The Kindergarten Snapshot will take place at your child's kindergarten school.  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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    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.


    2019-20 Tentative Budget

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    Click here to access a PowerPoint previewing the proposed 2019-20 School District Budget, as shared at the March work session of the Board of Education.


     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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