Wayne Township Public Schools Headlines

  •  PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO AMEND AND/OR ALTER SUPERINTENDENT’S CONTRACT

    PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENT TO AMEND AND/OR ALTER SUPERINTENDENT’S CONTRACT

    WHEREAS, the State of New Jersey has enacted P.L. 2007, c.53, An Act Concerning School District Accountability (“Act”); and WHEREAS, Section 5 of the Act amended N.J.S.A. 18A:11-11 to require boards of education to provide public notice 10 days prior to the renegotiation, extension, amendment, or alteration of an employment contract with the superintendent of schools, assistant superintendent of schools, or school business administrator; and

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  •  CANCELLED- December 1, 2022 PWS Meeting

    CANCELLED- December 1, 2022 PWS Meeting

    December 1, 2022 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT IN ACCORDANCE with Public Laws 1975, Chapter 231, known and designated as the Open Public Meetings Act, that a Special Meeting of the Wayne Board of Education has been added to the Board Calendar as follows:

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  •  Updated American Rescue Plan / Reopening of Schools Plan 22-23

    Updated American Rescue Plan / Reopening of Schools Plan 22-23

    The updated American Rescue Plan will be reviewed at the December 1, 2022 Board of Education meeting. The plan must be consistent with current CDC and NJDOH guidance and updated every 6 months or as new guidance is released. This update is part of our required follow-up submissions to the NJDOE.

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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 17, the Wayne Board of Education recognized 64 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. Established in 1955, the program is open to all U.S. high school students who meet participation requirements.

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  •  Wayne Valley High School Wins a $5K Rachael Ray ProStart Grow Grant to Nurture Its Culinary and Res

    Wayne Valley High School Wins a $5K Rachael Ray ProStart Grow Grant to Nurture Its Culinary and Restaurant Management Education Program

    (Wayne, New Jersey) - The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) today announced that Wayne Valley is one of 38 high schools from across the country selected to receive a $5,000 grant to support its ProStart culinary and restaurant management program through the Rachael Ray Foundation ProStart Grow Grant program. 

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  •  2022-2023 Annual Assessment Notification

    2022-2023 Annual Assessment Notification

    September 30, 2022 - Dear Parents and Guardians, Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:7C-6.6, school districts are required each year by October 1 to provide notification to parents and guardians regarding information on any state assessment or commercially developed standardized assessment that will be administered in the school district during the current school year.

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  •   Facilities upgrades & first day of school slide shows

    Facilities upgrades & first day of school slide shows

    Wayne Township Public Schools attended Wayne Day on September 18th. At the WTPS booth, we displayed a video showcasing the many Facilities Department upgrades completed in the district for the school year 2022-2023 and a video about the first day of school at all of the 15 buildings. 

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  •  Letter from the Superintendent - Health and PE Out-Out

    Letter from the Superintendent - Health and PE Opt-Out

    September 19, 2022 - Dear Parents and Guardians: Over the past few weeks, parents and guardians have had the opportunity to review the specific lesson plans related to the new health and physical education standards. Starting today, we are asking our parent community to continue to review the lessons and make a final decision about opting out and then make your request to opt your child out of these lessons using the district form.

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  •  WTPS Partnership with Hometown Ticket for Digital Purchasing

    WTPS Partnership with Hometown Ticket for Digital Purchasing

    Wayne Township Public Schools are excited to announce a partnership with HomeTown Ticketing for the 2022-2023 school year. Use the QR codes to purchase tickets to WHHS and WVHS football games or download the Hometown Fan App.

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  •  Wayne Board of Education Approves Health and Physical Education Standards

    Wayne Board of Education Approves Health and Physical Education Standards

    After many months of debate and community feedback regarding the New Jersey Department of Education Health and Physical Education Standards, the Wayne Board of Education approved specific lesson plans that were created by Wayne teachers which will be delivered to students  for the first time later this fall.

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  •  Update on Standardized Assessments for the 2022-2023 School Year

    Update on Standardized Assessments for the 2022-2023 School Year

    During the ongoing pandemic recovery, the New Jersey Department of Education applied for federal testing waivers which requires school districts to ensure students take a benchmark assessment at the onset of the new school year in order to collect data on potential learning loss, provide teachers with early intervention data, and also provide parents with timely information about their children's current progress and potential learning needs.

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  • 2022-2023 Wellness Weekends - Letter from Superintendent

    September 8, 2022 - Dear Parents/Guardians and Students: As we settle into the school year, 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. 

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  •  Wayne Township Public Schools Receive Large Bookbag and School Supply Donation from Wayne Mazda (Pe

    Wayne Township Public Schools Receive Large Bookbag and School Supply Donation from Wayne Mazda (Performance Auto Group)!

    The Wayne Township Public Schools were thrilled to receive a large donation of school supplies and backpacks from the Performance Auto Group of Wayne (Wayne Mazda) this past week. School employees will distribute these supplies to students in need of school book bags and educational materials.

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  •  Wayne Board of Education Approves District Goals

    Wayne Board of Education Approves District Goals

    (Wayne, New Jersey) - At the regular meeting of August 18th, the Wayne Board of Education approved five district goals for the 22-23 school year. Each of the goals addresses issues that are immediately important to students, staff, and the community.

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  •  WTSP Foodservices Information for 2022-2023

    WTSP Foodservices Information for 2022-2023

    Wayne Schools Foodservices are returning to our regular meal services as we were prior to March 13, 2020. We are no longer approved to offer free meals for the students as of 9/6/22.

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  •  Updated COVID-19 Guidelines

    Updated COVID-19 Guidelines

    We have been notified by the New Jersey Department of Education about the latest August 11, 2022, revisions to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 Operational Guidance for K-12 Schools.

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  •  REVISED 2022-2023 School Calendar Approved

    REVISED 2022-2023 School Calendar Approved

    The REVISED 2022-2023 School Calendar was approved at the July 14, 2022 Board Meeting.

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  •  /cms/lib/NJ02210894/Centricity/domain/8/file/pressreleases/PRESS RELEASE -  Kimberly Moreno -Assist

    Dr. Kimberly Moreno Appointed as Assistant Principal of Wayne Valley HIgh School

    (Wayne, New Jersey) - The Wayne Township Board of Education is proud to announce the appointment of Kimberly Moreno, Ed.D., as Assistant Principal of Wayne Valley High School. Dr. Moreno began her teaching career in 2009 as an alternate route teacher for the Union City Board of Education. 

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  •  Wayne High Schools Announce Valedictorians and Salutatorians

    Wayne High Schools Announce Valedictorians and Salutatorians

    (Wayne, NJ) Wayne Hills High School Principal, Michael Rewick, and Wayne Valley High School Principal, Ken Palczewski announced the valedictorians and salutatorians for the Class of 2022. 

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  •  Standardized Testing Information

    Standardized Testing Information

    Beginning next week, the district will be conducting the required statewide student assessments known as the New Jersey Student Learning Assessments. These tests primarily focus on content knowledge for grades 3-9 in ELA and Math and 5, 8, and 11th in Science.  

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