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  • Thanksgiving Food Drive

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  • BOE Shifts Start of Nov. 26 Session

    time change 1118 The Washington Township Board of Education has changed the starting time of its November 26, 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 and public sessoin remains at 7 p.m. Please click here for a press release detailing the change. 


     

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  • Parent Coffee Talk: Tech and Your Teen/Pre-Teen Set for November 21st

    teen tech 1 The Washington Township Public Schools is hosting a middle school coffee talk event for parents and guardians entitled "Tech and your Teen/Pre-Teen: What We Don't Know is Scary" The event will be held at Orchard Valley Middle School on Thursday, November 21, 2019, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Instructional Media Center. Please click here for a flyer with more information. To sign up for the event, click this link.


     

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  • Donations Wanted for "Gobble Up Hunger"

    gobble 2 The District middle school FutureActs clubs are starting preparations for their annual "Gobble Up Hunger" Thanksgiving food drive. They currently are seeking donations of food to help create food baskets for families in need. Please click here for a flyer with more information.


     

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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.

     

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    Birches Elementary School PTO Plans 42nd Annual Craft Show

     craft show  The Birches Elementary School PTO will host its 42nd Annual Craft Show on Saturday, November 23, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the 9-10 wing of Washington Township High School. The show features over 100 crafters.  Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Crafters interested in participating can email birchespto@gmail.com for more information. 


     

    Nominate a Teacher And/Or Educational Services Professional of the Year

    Teacher of Year The District seeks nominations for 2019-20 Teacher of the Year and Educational Service Professional of the Year for all 11 of our schools.  Nomations are due by Friday, November 29, 2019.  To access a 2019-20 Teacher of the Year nomination form, please click here.  To access a 2019-20 Educational Services Professional of the Year nomination form, please click here.


    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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