Wayne Township Public Schools Headlines

  •  Board of Education Recognizes 2023-2024 Governor's Educators of the Year

    Board of Education Recognizes 2023-2024 Governor's Educators of the Year

    (Wayne, New Jersey) – The Wayne Board of Education proudly recognized the Governor’s Educator of the Year at the February 22nd regular meeting.  Assistant Superintendent Donna Reichman recognized a total of 30 educators.  In recognizing the teachers, Mrs. Reichman said, “Congratulations to our winners for their unconditional commitment and dedication to our students and the Wayne school community.  You inspire our students daily with your creativity, innovative practices, kindness, and care. Your outstanding work to support our students teaches them some of the most important life lessons and helps shape their future.”

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  •  George Washington Middle School Receives National Schools to Watch Recognition for 2024

    George Washington Middle School Receives National Schools to Watch Recognition for 2024

    Six New Jersey Middle Schools receive National Schools To Watch recognition for 2024 from the National Forum Advancing Excellence in the Middle Grades.

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  •  Preschool Placement Requests Now Open at Preakness Early Childhood Center

    Preschool Placement Requests Now Open at Preakness Early Childhood Center

    (Wayne, NJ) - The Wayne School District is excited to announce that the Preakness Early Childhood Center will begin accepting preschool placement requests starting Friday, February 16th. This opportunity is open exclusively to parents and guardians interested in enrolling their children for the upcoming preschool year. To submit a placement request, please visit the district website at https://www.wayneschools.com/pecc starting February 16th. Eligibility for preschool kindergarten in September 2024 requires children to be 3 years of age on or before October 15, 2024, per District Policy 5112 - Entrance Age.

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  •  Important Message from the Board of Education and the Superintendent of Schools

    Important Message from the Board of Education and the Superintendent of Schools

    Dear Wayne Residents: We feel compelled to respond to Mayor Christopher Vergano’s February 7th presentation at the Wayne Township Council meeting and the follow-up video he distributed throughout the community. While we recognize and respect differing perspectives, his actions were a complete surprise to the Board of Education and the District administration. There was no prior mention of his opposition to the school referendum, and his presentation was not listed as part of the Council’s agenda.

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  •  IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - March 12, 2024 Election Day - Schools Closed

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - March 12, 2024 Election Day - Schools Closed

    Due to the upcoming Bond Referendum Election on Tuesday, March 12th being a scheduled school day, and with the safety and security of our students and staff in mind, Wayne Township Public Schools will use one of our four emergency days for the 2023-2024 school year to close schools on March 12th.

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  •  WTPS to Host Community Forum about March 12 Bond Referendum

    WTPS to Host Community Forum about March 12 Bond Referendum

    WAYNE, NJ - Wayne residents are invited to participate in a Community Forum on Thursday, Feb. 15 to answer questions on the March 12 school bond referendum. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. in person at Wayne Hills High School Auditorium (272 Berdan Ave.). Like Wayne Township Public Schools Board of Education meetings, it will also be streamed live on the Township of Wayne Live TV Feed page. Viewers can also watch it on the "WayneHillsTV" YouTube channel.

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  • WTPS Bond Referendum Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

    WAYNE, NJ – Residents of the Wayne Township Public Schools (WTPS) district will be able to vote in the school bond referendum March 12 if they are properly registered to vote by February 20. That’s the deadline to be a registered voter to participate in the referendum.

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  •  Ryan Paul Selected for Open Seat on the Wayne Board of Education

    Ryan Paul Selected for Open Seat on the Wayne Board of Education

    (Wayne, NJ) – At the Special Meeting of the Wayne Township Board of Education, held on January 25th, Mr. Ryan Paul was chosen as the Board Member replacing Michael Fattal, who left the Board of Education to serve on the Wayne Township Council. Following Mr. Fattal’s departure, the Board of Education carried out an extensive process to select a replacement. The BOE received twelve applications from community members and selected six candidates to interview. After a final interview for the top two candidates, Mr. Paul was selected for the open seat.

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  •  WTPS Launches New Web Pages about the March 12th Bond Referendum

    WTPS Launches New Web Pages about the March 12th Bond Referendum

    WAYNE, NJ - To continue the district’s efforts to inform voters ahead of the March 12th bond referendum, Wayne Township Public Schools has established a new, dedicated section of its website. The public can find information about the proposed improvements, the “net” tax impact, ways to vote and much more at wayneschools.com/future.

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  •  Thank you to the Best Facilities Staff!

    Thank you to the Best Facilities Staff!

    Thank you to the Best Custodial, Maintenance, and Facilities Staff! On behalf of each school community, we wanted to let you know how much we appreciate all of your hard work over the last few weeks to keep everyone safe and our schools open!

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  •  January is School Board Recognition Month in New Jersey

    January is School Board Recognition Month in New Jersey

    (Wayne, New Jersey) On January 18, 2024, the Wayne Board of Education called on citizens to continue working together to advance the education of all students, as it recognized the contributions of colleagues throughout the state during School Board Recognition Month in New Jersey.

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  •  Wayne Township Board of Education Reorganizes

    Wayne Township Board of Education Reorganizes

    (Wayne, NJ) – At the reorganization meeting of the Wayne Township Board of Education, held on January 4th, two new Board members, Mark Faber and Wendy Limandri, were seated based on the results of the November general election. Incumbent Donald Pavlak, Jr. was also sworn in after his successful re-election campaign in November. The three Board members took their seats on the Board after taking the oath of office.

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  •  2024-2025 School Year Registration for Kindergarten and New First Grade Students

    2024-2025 School Year Registration for Kindergarten and New First Grade Students

    (Wayne, New Jersey) Registration will take place through each elementary school beginning February 9th. Only a parent or guardian may enroll the child.  Please go to the district website (www.wayneschools.com) between February 9th and February 29, 2024 to complete the online registration process.

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  • Board Meeting Calendar

    2024 Board Meeting Schedule

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT IN ACCORDANCE with Public Laws 1975, Chapter 231, known and designated as the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA), that the Regular and Executive Session Meetings of the Wayne Township Board of Education have been approved at the January 4, 2024 Board of Education Meeting as follows and as per the meeting schedule below:

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  •  We Are Hiring!

    We Are Hiring!

    We Are Hiring!
    Full Time, Part Time, LTR and Substitute Positions!
    Apply at www.wayneschools.com/WTPSJobs

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  •  2024-2025 School Calendar Approved

    2024-2025 School Calendar Approved

    The 2024-2025 District School Calendar was approved at the December 21, 2023 Regular Board Meeting.

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  •  Jennifer Montana Appointed as Supervisor of Health and Wellness

    Jennifer Montana Appointed as Supervisor of Health and Wellness

    (Wayne, New Jersey) - The Wayne Township Board of Education is proud to announce the appointment of Jennifer Montana as Supervisor of Health and Wellness. Ms. Montana has been a school counselor for 9 years, working at the middle and high school levels. Her tenure in Wayne has seen her at three schools, most recently as a counselor at Wayne Valley High School for the past seven years.

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  •  Wayne Board of Education Recognizes National Merit and AP Scholars

    Wayne Board of Education Recognizes National Merit and AP Scholars

    (Wayne, NJ) – On Thursday, November 16, the Wayne Board of Education recognized 57 students for their academic achievements with the National Merit and Advanced Placement Scholarship Program. The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an annual academic competition to recognize student achievement and to award undergraduate scholarships.

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  •  Wayne Hills and Wayne Valley High Schools Named to Advanced Placement Honor Roll

    Wayne Hills and Wayne Valley High Schools Named to Advanced Placement Honor Roll

    Wayne Hills and Wayne Valley High Schools recognized for student success in Advanced Placement program while broadening access. (Wayne, NJ) – College Board announced that Wayne Hills and Wayne Valley High Schools have been named to the Advanced Placement® Program (AP®) School Honor Roll, earning Bronze distinction.

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  • 2023-2024 Wellness Weekends - Letter from Superintendent

    Letter from the Superintendent - 2023-2024 Wellness Weekends

    Dear Parents and Guardians: I am writing to make you aware that this year we are excited to continue our focus for student and staff wellness, which includes Wellness Weekends. Wellness Weekends represent a break away from school responsibilities. During each of the three Wellness Weekends, students do not have any obligations to the school district, which means no homework, no tests or quizzes, and no due dates scheduled directly before or after a Wellness Weekend.

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