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  • BOE to Hold Budget Hearing at April 28th Meeting

    boe logo 1 The Washington Township Board of Education has announced it will hold its special public budget hearing at the Tuesday, April 28, 2020 public meeting. The budget hearing will start at 7 p.m., with the regular meeting to follow. Please click here for a press release detailing the announcement of the public budget hearing.


     

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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

    The Washington Township Public Schools has set up an all-encompassing page that will include letters, links and information regarding the Coronavirus cvirus 20 1 (COVID-19) and proactive measures the District is taking. This includes early dismissals scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, March 16-17, that will be used to prepare staff for the possibility of remote learning. We will continue to monitor the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and the New Jersey Department of Health and provide further information as necessary.


     

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  • Census 2020: Every Person Counts!

    census orange logo The Census is a headcount of every person in the United States and is completed every 10 years, including 2020. The Census count impacts federal funds that communities receive for programs and services that are critical for schools, students, and younger children, including special education, after-school programs, classroom technology, teacher training, food assistance, and maternal and child health programs. Click here to access the District's page on Census 2020, and don't forget to take part in this year's count!


     

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  • School Climate Survey Permission Requested

     

    As part of its strategic plan, Washington Township Public Schools plans to conduct a School Climate Survey for all students in grades 4-12. The survey climate logo 2 may be read to younger students, administered in a small group or individually as needed, and allows students to choose picture icons for responses. Data collected will assist the district in identifying areas of strength and areas that need improvement so that we may continue to provide your child with the best educational environment possible. Click here for more information and to grant permission for your child (grades 4-12) to participate in the survey. 


     

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  • golf WTEF Plans 24th Annual Golf Outing for June 19th

     

    The Washington Township Education Foundation will host its 24th Annual Golf Classic on Friday, June 19, 2020.  The outing will be hosted, rain or shine, at White Oaks Country Club in Newfield, 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 Classic Chairman Gary Knight at 856-816-2199, or Publicity Chairperson Jan Giel at 856-589-6644, x6550 or via email at jgiel@wtps.org.

     

    Not a golfer?  Individuals still can lend their support to the Golf Classic by attending a post-golf reception for a cost of $45 or by making a tax-deductible donation. 

     

    Click here to access an informational brochure.

     

    Questions?  Please email wtef@wtps.org.  

     


     

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  • Learn More About the WTHS PRIDE Schedule

    Pride Schedule The District invites students, parents, staff and community members to learn more about the PRIDE Schedule that will restructure the school day at Washignton Township High School begiining in the 2020-21 school year.  All are invited to an informational session on Wednesday, Feburary 26, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. in the Investors Bank Performing Arts Center.  Time will be devoted to questions and answers at the conclusion of the presentation.  Click here to watch a brief video that outlines the PRIDE Schedule.


     

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  • 14th Annual Township Night at the Phillies

     

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    Order Tickets for Washington Township Night at the Phillies.

    Wednesday, May 30, 2020

     

    Click here for more information


     

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  • BOE Announces Meeting Dates for 2020

    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 2020 calendar year.


     

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  • 2020-21 Kindergarten Registration and Preschool Lottery to Open this Spring Using New Online Registration Process

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    The Washington Township Public Schools will open enrollment for five-year-old students who will begin kindergarten in 2020-21, as well as the tuition-based lottery process for preschool enrollment, this spring.  Kindergarten registration will launch the District's new online registration and annual re-enrollment process for all students PreK-12. Information regarding these new procedures, as well as sign-up procedures for the kindergarten summer snapshot, will be shared in the coming weeks when details are finalized. 


    District Art Night 2020 Postponed

     District Art Night The Washington Township Visual Art Department's District Art Night, origninally scheduled for Thursday, April 2, 2020, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Washington Township High School, has been postponed.  The event may be re-scheduled, if possible.

    District Art Night annually draws thousands to the school to view displays of K-12 student artwork, as well as to witness student-artist demonstrations. The WTHS chapter of the National Art Honor Society will be sponsoring a Fine Art and Craft Sale and wile having face-painting activities for the kids in attendance.

    District Art Night admission is free and open to the public. 


    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.
     

    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.

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