The Wayne Township Public Schools developed a new website that will serve as a central hub for the community for all information pertaining to our return to school plan. Please check back often for updates. We plan to update the website weekly. You will also note that we included the always popular FAQ section. This section of the website is organized by topic to help you find answers to the most critical questions as identified by members of our school community. We welcome you to our new website, and we believe that all users will find it easy to navigate and informative.
Dear Wayne Township Public Schools Community, Please use the link to submit any additional questions you might have about the District's reopening plan. Questions and answers will be read aloud during the community forum being held this Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 7 p.m. The survey will close on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 2 p.m. This will give us an opportunity to prepare answers. We will continue to update the FAQ section on the new reopening website.
(Wayne, New Jersey) - At the special meeting of August 6th, the Wayne Board of Education approved two district goals for the 20-21 school year. Both goals are timely and address immediate concerns. The first goal calls for a district-wide focus on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion and requires a collaborative process and formal review of district programs and operations. The second goal pertains to the successful re-opening of the school system after the extensive pandemic closure. This goal is primarily focused on enhancing the distance learning experience to allow for a stronger connection between students and teachers while also offering adaptability to a variety of potential changes. Click Learn More for full press release and district goals.
Dear Members of our WTPS Community, The administrators and staff members of the Wayne Township Public Schools recognize that we are in a moment like no other where we are all experiencing feelings of hyper-uncertainty and justifiable anxiety. At the same time, the coronavirus is not new to any of us and it has become the background for our lives. What is new is the idea of opening schools for in-person instruction during a pandemic.
July 31, 2020 - Dear WTPS Community: I am writing to provide you with an update on our return to school proposal that the administration shared with the community at our last Board of Education meeting on July 16th. Since that time, the District completed a Thoughtexchange, and we were able to gain a better sense of issues on the minds of the school community. Click "Learn More" for complete letter and FAQs.
The Wayne Board of Education heard a RETURN TO SCHOOL PROPOSAL at the regular meeting of July 16th. The proposal contains detailed information about a return to school. It is not a finalized plan and there is a public review and comment period which will extend from July 16th through July 27th. A Thoughtexchange will be distributed on July 20th to collect feedback from the public. Please click Learn More to view the proposal.
(Wayne, New Jersey) The Wayne Township Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Nicholas Grimshaw as Principal of Albert Payson Terhune Elementary School effective July 14, 2020. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Hobart College and possesses a Masters in Educational Leadership from The College of St. Elizabeth. He began his career as a Social Studies teacher in the Ridgewood School District and has served the last 5 years as an administrator starting in the Summit School District and then here in Wayne. Click Learn More for the full Press Release.