November 13, 2020 - Dear WTPS Community: The Wayne Board of Education supported a RESOLUTION AGAINST RACISM and further asserted that our school community shares a collective responsibility to reject all forms of individual and systemic racism as destructive to our educational mission, values, and goals. This was an incredibly important first step and the Board followed up their June resolution with the approval of a specific goal focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Click "Learn More" for the complete letter and survey.
Please welcome Mrs. Aylin Acikgoz as Packanack's Nurse (email@example.com) ~ eff 11/2/2020. Click below on 'Learn More' for her Intro letter/bio as well as various other topics of interest. This is especially important for those Parents/Guardians of Virtual students. At this time we wish to thank Mrs. Janine Klele for being Packanack's Interim Nurse and appreciate all the TLC she gave use during her time at Packanack.
Instructional Choice Changes (i.e. Hybrid to Virtual and Vice Versa) can be requested/accessed by clicking below on 'Learn More'. Once accessing the link simply scroll down, select your school, complete the form and submit. Please know that the Office has up to 2 weeks to process the request. Also we ask that you review the 'Welcome Back to School' Letter for important info AND to complete (and return) the 'Dismissal Form' to your child's teacher on the first day. Both can be found below on Packanack's website.
The Wayne Township Public Schools Wellness committee is pleased to share the Social, Emotional, and Wellness Newsletter for November with the community. Please see the attached newsletter for highlights of several recent school wellness activities and some new additional resources which are available for our students and their families.
At the October 29th Wayne Board of Education meeting, the administration shared a proposal for the second phase of the Return to School Plan. Phase II includes a revised schedule for elementary teachers and students. Click Learn More to review the proposal and submit feedback.
On Thursday, October 29, 2020 the Wayne Township Board of Education recognized 73 students for their academic achievements with the National Merit and Advanced Placement Scholarship Program. Click Learn More for the full press release and list of student names.
October 30, 2020 - The Wayne Township Board of Education is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Matthew Mignanelli as Director of Secondary Education. He will assume his new position on or before December 1, 2020. Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Mark Toback, noted, “We are thrilled to have Mr. Mignanelli join our central office team. As the interview process moved forward with a number of strong candidates, Mr. Mignanelli emerged as the top choice. He is a forward-thinking administrator who has a strong background in many areas and understands our community.” Click "Learn More" for full press release.
Dear Parents, Guardians, and Students: As reports make their way to our District regarding large-scale parties held this past weekend and others planned for this upcoming weekend, I would like to remind all members of our school community that such events may lead to our inability to continue with in-person instruction. Large-scale parties can become “super spreader” events that result in school shutdowns and other unpleasant or tragic outcomes. Click Learn More for the full letter.