Announcements

  • BOE Shifting October Meetings to All-Virtual Format

    webex log 21 Due to a recent surge in positive COVID-19 cases in Gloucester County, and out of an abundance of caution, the Tuesday, October 20th Washington Township Board of Education of Education work session, and the Tuesday, October 27th regular session meeting, have been switched to an all-virtual format. Residents wishing to attend the meeting may register at this link (password is pride2020). Open sessions begin at 7 p.m.

     

    For more information, click here for a press release detailing the change.


     

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    Enjoy OVMS 7th Grade Social Studies Creativity

     
     
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    The OVMS social studies teams created this entertainig and historically accurate YouTube video for their 7th Grade students as part of one of their lessons. 
     
    Click on the link and enjoy!
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  • Meet the Candidates Running for School Board

     

    Meet the Candidates

     

    The Washington Township PTO Presidents Council sponsored the 2020 Meet the Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 7 p.m., introducing  the nine petitioners seeking one of three available three-year terms and for the three petitioners vying for one one-year term on the Washington Township Board of Education. The election will take place on November 3, 2020.

     

    Click here to acces the Forum. 

     

    Click here for a list of petitioners.


     

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  • Remote Learners


     

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  • BOE Work Session Moved to October 20th

    skedchange1020 The Washington Township Board of Education's work session meeting has been moved to October 20, 2020. It had previously been scheduled for October 13th. The executive session will start at 6:30 p.m., while the open work session should begin at 7 p.m.

     

    Please click here for a press release detailing the move.


     

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  • District Seeks Applications for 2020-21 Teachers of the Year and Educational Services Professionals of the Year

    Teacher of Year Recognizing the important role that school personnel play in the community and in the lives of children, the Washington Township Public Schools seek nominations for the District’s 2020-21 Teachers of the Year and Educational Service Professionals of the Year.  Nomination forms are available here as well as in the Eileen Abbott Central Administration Building (206 East Holly Avenue, Sewell, N.J. 08080).  Please note the Friday, December 4th deadline.  For additional information, please contact Jan Giel in the WTPS School Community Outreach Office (856-589-6644, x6550).

    The District’s award winners will be honored at the WTPS Board of Education meeting on January 26, 2021.


     

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  • WTHS Fall Auditions

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    Welcome to Kindergarten!

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    We invite the parents of our newest kindergarten class to view this video as we prepare for remote learning


     

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  • BOE Moves Last Three Work Sessions of 2020 to Tuesday Nights

    datechng0909 The Washington Township Board of Education recently announced that it will be shifting its October, November and December work session meetings from Monday to Tuesday nights. The new dates are October 20th, November 17th, and December 15th. Please click here for a press release detailing the date changes.


     

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  • Important Information  on Immunizations Required for Enrollment

     
    REGISTER! REGISTER! REGISTER!
     
    immunization Washington Township Families who have not, as yet, completed the online registration to enroll their kindergarten or transfer students into the District, are urged to do so as soon as possible to ensure that their children have their class assignments, and if applicable, their remote learning devices, for the opening day of school on September 8, 2020.
     
    Please also access this link to learn about the state requirement on IMMUNIZATIONS.
     
    Thank you for your cooperation. We are proud to welcome all new students to the Township family!

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  • sat logo Washington Township High School is tentatively scheduled to resume SAT test administration on Saturday, October 3rd, 2020. If you have any questions or concerns, please visit the CollegeBoard website and/or contact CollegeBoard customer service at 1-866-756-7346.


     

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  • 2020-21 Preschool Lottery Drawing

    pk lott The District hosted its Pre-K 3 lottery on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 5:00 pm live on the WTPS Facebook page. To watch a replay of the drawing, click here. The selected families will be contacted shortly with further information.


     

     
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  • Register Today for Kindergarten Summer Snapshot

    snapshot 2020-21 Kindergarten registration begins this week, through our new online registration portal, for parents and guardians of children who will be five years old on or before October 1, 2020.   

     

    The District is hosting Kindergarten Summer Snapshots on July 28, 29 and 30, and August 4 and 5. The Kindergarten Snapshot will take place at your child's kindergarten school. An informational flyer is available by clicking here. To sign up for a timeslot, please click here to go to our online registration site.

     

    Check out our registration website at this link for more details on the start of online registration so you can be prepared and make the process as smooth as possible.  


     

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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 Postpones 24th Annual Golf Classic; Hopes to Reschedule Event for Fall

     

    The Washington Township Education Foundation has postponed its 24th Annual Golf Classic, originally scheduled for Friday, June 19, 2020, at White Oaks Country Club, because of ongoing quarantine restrictions due to COVID-19.  The Foundation remains optimistic that the fundraiser can be hosted in the fall and will share out a new date if and when it is confirmed.  We are grateful for your understanding and ongoing support of the WTEF. 

     


     

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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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  • 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.

     

    Please click here to access the page.


     

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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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  • education Proud Member of NJCEE-S

    The Washington Township School District is a proud member of the New Jersey Consortia for Excellence Through Equity (South), joining an evolving regional consortium of school districts in Southern New Jersey that are committed to working together to support and nuture the school success of ALL of their students. The group works in conjunction with the Penn Center for Educational Leadership in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania and the New Jersey Association of School Administrators. Click here to learn more about the Consortia's valuable work and schedule of activities.


     

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  • District Approves 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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  • 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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  • water testing District Water Testing

    To ensure compliance with the New Jersey Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency, our Distrct recently tested our school's drinking water for lead.  Please click on the links below to access individual school testing results and a letter from the superintendent.

     

     

    Grenloch Terrace Early Childhood Center    Letter

    Bells Elementary School  Bells (2) Letter

    Birches Elementary School   Birches (2) Letter

    Bunker Hill Middle School  Letter

    Chestnut Ridge Middle School  CRMS (2) Letter

    Hurffville Elementary School

    Thomas Jefferson Elementary School  Letter

    Orchard Valley Middle School  OVMS (2)  Letter

    WTHS 9-10  WTHS 9-10 (2) WTHS 11-12 WTHS 11-12 (2)  WTHS O'Brien Hall WTHS O'Brien Hall (2)   Letter

    WTHS Core WTHS Core (2)  Letter

    Wedgwood Elementary School   WW (2)Letter

    Whitman Elementary School    Whitman (2) Letter

     

    Centrral Administration Building   Letter

    Letter with Second-Round Testing Results


     

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  • ide Please click here to access the District's April 2017 Monitoring Report as Drafted by the State Department of Education Following an On-Site Review.

     


     

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  • Epi-Pen Recall Information

    epipen recall 17 Mylan has expanded a voluntary recall of select lots of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. Auto-Injectors to include additional lots distributed in the United States. Please click here for more information and a list of lots that are included on the recall list.


     

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  • Employer Obligation to Maintain

    and Report Records

    lwd Please click here to access the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development's "Employer Obligation to Maintain and Report Records" notice. Copies of this notice also are available on the state website by clicking here.


     

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  • PERC Announcements

    Please click on the links below for announcements released from the State of New Jersey's Public Employment Relations Commission:

     

    Behavioral Specialists Petition

     

    Childcare Workers Petition


     

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  • June 30, 2014 Annual Audit Report

     
    bucks Please click here to view the Auditor Management Report on Administrative Findings.
     
    Please click here to view the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
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