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  • BOE Shifts Start of Nov. 18 Executive Session

    time change 1118 The Washington Township Board of Education has changed the starting time of its November 18, 2019, Executive Session to 5 p.m. The session originally was scheduled for 6 p.m. Please note that the start of the open work session remains at 7 p.m. Please click here for a press release detailing the time change. 


     

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  • WTSSSPA "Stuff the Bus" to Coincide with WTHS Back to School Night

    stuffbus19 The Washington Township Schools Supportive Services Personnel Association will host its annual fall "Stuff the Bus" event on Thursday, October 3, 2019, from 1:30 to 7 p.m. in the Washington Township High School parking lot at Ganttown Road. This coincides with WTHS's Back to School Night. Please click here for a flyer promoting the event and with more information on items that are sought.


     

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  • BOE Adjusts Time of September 16th Executive Session

    boe logo 19 2 The Washington Township Board of Education has changed the starting time of its September 16th, 2019, Executive Session to 6 p.m. The session originally was moved to 5 p.m. Please note that the public session remains at 7 p.m. Please click here for a press release detailing the time change of the September meeting.


     

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  • WTHS Plans Senior Postsecondary Planning Night

    postsecondary planning The Washington Township High School school counseling department invites interested high school seniors and their parents to a postsecondary planning presentation on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in the school’s Instructional Media Center. The workshop will review the school’s postsecondary planning guide, as well as the counseling webpage and Naviance software which assists with college and career planning. Parents and students are encouraged to bring their laptops.


     

     

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  • college financial aid WTHS Plans Financial Aid Night for October 10th

    The Washington Township High School school counseling department invites interested high school seniors and their parents to an informative and important workshop designed to assist in understanding the postsecondary school/college financial aid process.  A representative from the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority will facilitate the workshop on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other resources on Thursday, October 10, 2019 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the school’s Instructional Media Center. Parents and students are encouraged to bring their laptops.


     

     

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  • District Announces Back-to-School Night Schedule

    back to school Click here to access a schedule of Back to School Nights to open the 2019-20 school year.  Have a great year!

     

     

     

     


     

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  • WTHS Homecoming Festivities Planned for October 26th

    homecoming Gloucester County Teacher of the Year Brittany Mason will serve as Grand Marshall of the school's 19th Annual Spirit Parade which kicks off the school's Homecoming.  Click here to access details of what promises to be a memorable day.


     

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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 K-5 Students Invited to Audition for WTHS Fall Production of "Free to Be...You and Me"

    free to be The Washington Township High School Way Off Broadway Players, under the direction of WTHS drama teacher Abby Molotsky, invite District elementary students to audition for inclusuion in "Free to Be ....You and Me."  Click here for more details.  Click here to access the audition material.


    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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