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.
With consideration for the public during the current health crisis, the Board of Education will virtually open the meeting to the general public and the public is invited to participate and comment through the district's virtual software platform. This meeting will also stream live on Channel 77. Click to learn more.
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.
(Wayne, New Jersey) -The Wayne Township Board of Education is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Jessica Hammond as Principal of the Early Childhood Center at Preakness School. Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Mark Toback, noted “Dr. Hammond’s work in Wayne started on July 1st, but her experience in early childhood education, special education, and educational leadership spans over twenty years at the state, local, and university level. She is uniquely qualified for this position and we are thrilled to have her join our administrative team.” Click Learn More for the Complete Press Release.
The Wayne Township Public Schools are happy to announce that our application to offer food service for all students in Wayne Township until August 31, 2020 has been approved by state officials. Each week our food service will send a weekly menu home with the food along with tips on what to bring for the meal pick up.