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    Washington Township Public Schools 
    206 East Holly Avenue
    Sewell, NJ 08080
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  • 2018-19 Parent Information

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    sign here 18 Parents are asked to click on this link to carefully view and review many important school-related documents in their entirety in advance of the 2018-19 school year. Once you have completed this review, we ask that you print out the sign-off sheet provided, check off that you have read the required material, provide your signature and return it to your child’s school office by September 7, 2018. Please note that bus passes still WILL BE MAILED to your home. If you cannot access the the documents or cannot print the sign-off sheet, please contact your child's school. You will need to complete a separate sign-off sheet for each child in your household.


     

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  • BOE Plans Special Meeting for Sept. 17th

    pls note Please click here for a press release regarding a special meeting of the Washington Township Board of Education scheduled on Monday, September 17th, 2018. 


     

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  • Middle School Field Hockey Information

    fh clipart The Washington Township Public Schools' middle school field hockey program will host an informational meeting on Tuesday, August 28th, for all families with interested student-athletes. Please click here for more information on the meeting, team tryouts, and the program in general.


     

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  • Access 2018-19 Free and Reduced Meal Applications Here

     

    food service Parents are encouraged to access the information below to learn if their children qualify for free or reduced-price school meals for the upcoming school year. Please contact the District Food Service Office (589-6644, x4211) with questions or concerns. 

     

    Click here to access a parent letter.

     

    Click here to access application instructions.

     

    Click here to access the 2018-19 Free and Reduced Lunch Application.

     

    Click here to access information on NJ FamilyCare.


     

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  • BOE Adjusts Start Time for Work Session on August 20th

    boe mtg log The Washington Township Board of Education has moved up the time for its work session on Monday, August 20th, 2018. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m., and not 7:30 p.m. as previously advertised. Click here for a press release announcing the hearing.


     

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  • BOE Moves Date of September Public Meeting

    boe date change Please click here for a press release detailing the Washington Township Board of Education's June work session meeting, which has been moved from Tuesday, September 25th, to Monday, September 24th, 2018.

     


     

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  • District Proposes Strategic Plan

    strategic plan Dr. Bill Adams and Stacey Adams from Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) and Education Consulting, Research and Analytics (ECRA), along with a 28-member District steering committee, have released their recommendations for a District Strategic Plan.

     

    Click here to view the Board-approved Vision Statement

     

     Click here to review the Executive Summary prepared by the group.

     

    Click here to review the Presentation shared on June 26, 2018 by the Strategic Plan Steering Committee.

     

    Click here to review the Goals and Action Plans as outlined by District administration.


     

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  • sat WTHS to Host SAT Review Programs

    Washington Township High School will host four separate SAT Review programs for interested area high school students preparing to take the SAT examination required for college admission. Each of the four programs will consist of two class sections and will meet for six sessions for two hours each session prior to the SAT administration dates. Please note that, for your convenience, the summer session in August will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  The fall and spring sessions will run after school from 2:35 to 4:35 p.m. The registration fee is $40.

     

    Each class section will receive one hour of instruction in the verbal portion of the SAT and one hour in the math portion of the SAT each afternoon of the program. Registration priority is given to current high school seniors and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

     

    Interested Washington Township High School students, as well as high school students who reside in Washington Township and attend parochial and private schools, are encouraged to register for the program by contacting Toni Silvestri in the Washington Township High School Guidance Office at 856-589-8500 (x7419).

     

    Washington Township High School SAT Review Program

     

    Session 1:           August 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 (9:00 to 11:00 a.m.)

    SAT Test:             August 25, 2018

     

    Session 2:           September 18, 20, 25, 26; October 2, 3 (2:35 to 4:35 p.m.)

    SAT Test:             October 6, 2018

     

    Session 3:           April 9, 10, 16, 17, 30; May 1 (2:35 to 4:35 p.m.)

    SAT Test:             May 4, 2019

     

    Session 4:           May 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 (2:35 to 4:35 p.m.)

    SAT Test:             June 1, 2019


     

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  • "Township Talks Tech" Family Night

    ttt logo Washington Township middle school students and parents are invited to “Township Talks Tech,” a free hands-on family night on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, from 6:30-8:00 pm. at Orchard Valley Middle School.  Students and parents will team with technology facilitators, who will provide an overview of the digital programs encountered in middle school. Click here for more information.


    2018-19 Back to School Nights

    back to school District administrators, teachers and staff will be welcoming parents and guardians into the District's 11 schools during annual Back-to School Nights. Please click here to acccess a full schedule. 


    Class of 1978 Plans 40th Reunion Weekend

    The Washington Treunion40 ownship High School Class of 1978 will celebrate its 40th reunion from October 12-14, 2018, with the Main Event on Saturday, October 13th. For full details, please click here for an informational flyer; check this page for updates. For additional information, reach out to Becky Bacalzo at nbjoyce@comcast.net or text her at (856) 816-5962.


    Meet the Candidates Scheduled for October 18th

    school board The Washington Township PTO Presidents Council will sponsor a Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in the Eileen Abbott Central Administration Building (206 East Holly Avenue, Sewell) for the six candidates seeking election to three open seats on the Washington Township Board of Education.  Barbara Kutscher, treasurer of the Moorestown Area League of Women Voters and a LWVNJ-trained moderator with more than 27 years of experience, will serve as moderator for this event.

    Candidates will field questions posed by interested Washington Township residents in attendance at the forum.  The program will be taped in its entirety and aired on WT-TV Channel 9/36 in the weeks preceding the November 6th school board election.The six candidates who are seeking three available seats for three-year terms on the Board of Education include: Bob Abbott (incumbent), Paul Esposito, Dr. Karen Garrison (incumbent), Renee Pollard, Celia “Ann” Volk and Candice Zachowski (incumbent).


    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.


    Class of 1973 Reunion Nov. 24th

    The Washington Township High School Class of 1973 will celebrate its 45th reunion on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Wedgwood Country Club. RSVPs are needed by October 15th. Please click here for a flyer with more information, a list of contacts to reach with any questions, and a form that can be filled out to purchase tickets.


     

    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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