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    Washington Township Public Schools 
    206 East Holly Avenue
    Sewell, NJ 08080
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  • BOE Adjusts Time of July 15th and September 16th Executive Sessions

    boe logo 19 2 The Washington Township Board of Education has moved up the starting time of its July 15th and September 16th, 2019, Executive Sessions. The July 15th session now will begin at 5:30 p.m., while the September 16th session will start at 5 p.m. Those sessions originally were scheduled for 6 p.m. Please note that the public session starting time each night remains at 7 p.m. Please click here for a press release detailing the July meeting time change, and click here for a press release detailing the time change of the September meeting.


     

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  • Register for WTHS Summer Transition Camp

    twp Click here to access the registration form for the Washington Township High School Summer Transition program.  The program is designed to assist incoming freshmen in making a smoother, more successful transition from middle school to high school. Please note the July 24, 2019, registration deadline.


     

     

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  • Middle School Summer Transition Program August 6-8

    middle school Washington Township students transitioning from fifth to sixth grade for the start of the 2019-20 school year are invited to attend their assigned middle school for one summer session.  Middle School teachers will be working with the students to ensure a smooth and successful transition to the secondary level.  The program will emphasize life skills, organization and preparation, active listening and building success. The session at Bunker Hill, Chestnut Ridge and Orchard Valley Middle Schools runs August 6-8, 2019 from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The cost of the program is $30.  To obtain an application, parents are invited to contact their child’s middle school guidance office or to access the District website.


     

     

     

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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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  • 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. 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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  • State Releases 2017-18 School Performance Reports

    njspr logo 18 Please click here to access the 2017-18 New Jersey School Performance Reports for the Washington Township Public School District. 

     


     

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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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  • Washington Township Education Foundation Blood Drive

    Tuesday, August 13th, 12 PM – 5 PM

     Eileen Abbott Central Administration Building

    206 E. Holly Avenue Sewell, NJ 08080

    blood drive The American Red Cross High School Scholarship Program provides a monetary award

    to be used for an educational scholarship for deserving students at Washington Township High School each year.

    The more pints of blood the high school collects, the more scholarship money the school is eligible to receive.

     All donations made at this blood drive sponsored by the Washington Township Education Foundation will go towards helping the school earn a larger scholarship award!

     Please visit www.redcrossblood.org and use sponsor code: WTEF

    Save time on the day of the donation and visit www.redcrossblood.org/rapidpass


     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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