District Announcements

  • January Wellness Newsletter Released

    ​Dear Parents and Guardians​: ​ ​The January Edition of the district's Social, Emotional, and Wellness newsletter​ has been released​. This month's edition includes articles on teaching children resilience, several parent and family support resources, and a link​ for parents to register for a webinar this ​Wednesday, ​January 27th​. at 7:00 p.m. The webinar is​ about supporting the mental health of your teenager during challenging times.

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  • Important Notice from the Superintendent - Virtual Instruction

    January 22, 2021 - Dear Parents, Guardians, and Students: During the past week, we received many emails regarding a variety of concerns about our schools continuing with virtual instruction through mid-February. We recognize all voices, and we acknowledge the validity with almost every point made.

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  • Coming Soon! 2021-2022 Kindergarten and New 1st Grade Registration

    Registration will take place through each elementary school throughout the month of February. Only a parent or guardian may enroll the child.

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  • January 28, 2021 "Virtual" Regular BOE Meeting

    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.

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  • Important Notice - Letter from the Superintendent

    January 15, 2021 - Dear Parents, Guardians, and Students: At the January 14th Public Work Session, the Wayne Board of Education approved a plan to continue with virtual instruction through mid-February.

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  • January is School Board Recognition Month in New Jersey

    On January 14, 2021, 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 Board of Education Reorganizes

    The Wayne Board of Education reorganized on Thursday, January 7th and selected Cathy Kazan as President and Suzanne Pudup as Vice President to continue in their roles for 2021. Incumbents Cathy Kazan, Donald Pavlak, and Sean Duffy were sworn in after their successful re-election campaigns in November.

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  • Thoughtexchange Results

    Previously, 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. One important part of the overall effort involves broad community involvement and all members of the community were invited to participate. We would like to thank the 1,578 Thoughtexchange participants for sharing 1,037 thoughts that were then evaluated and ranked by the participants. The Thoughtexchange results will be used as a foundation to identify priorities and to consider additional perspectives as we pursue our diversity, equity, and inclusion goal.

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  • Students Perform Holiday Favorites at Board of Education Meeting

    One of the Wayne Board of Education meeting schedule highlights is the second meeting in December, where instrumental and choral music students perform their favorite holiday tunes for the community. The pandemic has negatively influenced many events and activities. Still, this special performance went ahead in modified form thanks to our elementary school administrators and music teachers' creativity and teamwork to make sure this important student performance opportunity was not lost.

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  • Wayne Township Public Schools Issues New Mission Statement Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Goal

    The Wayne Township Board of Education received a new Mission Statement at the December 21, 2020 Board Meeting. The new Mission Statement reflects the national consciousness toward inclusion of all our community members and is an extension of the diversity, equity, and inclusion goal established by the Board of Education on August 6, 2020. In addition to the new Mission Statement, the Board of Education heard an update regarding progress being made in support of this important goal.

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  • Annual School Audit Presented to Board of Education

    Kathryn Mantell, a partner with the auditing firm of Nisivoccia LLP, presented the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (Audit) to the members of the Wayne Board of Education and the public during the regular meeting held on December 21st. Ms. Mantell commented on the multi-year progress the District has been making in a number of important areas and noted that her firm had no formal recommendations.

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  • 2021-2022 School Calendar Approved

    At the Regular Board Meeting on December 21, the Board approved the calendar for the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • December Edition of the Wellness Newsletter Released

    As we approach winter break, the Wayne Township Public Schools would like to wish you and your families a happy, joyous, and restful Holiday Season! As we prepare to celebrate this week, we also recognize that 2020 was a challenging year for many members of our community. With that fact in mind, we are releasing the newest Wellness newsletter which includes several timely articles about dealing with the holiday season during challenging times and includes several new resources for families in need of support.

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  • New Increased Per Diem Rate for Substitute Teachers

    At the December 3, 2020 Board of Education Meeting, the Wayne Board of Education approved the per diem rate of $150 per day for substitute teachers. This rate takes effect on January 19, 2021.

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  • Wellness Newsletter - November Edition

    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.

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  • Return to School Proposal: Phase II

    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.

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  • The Board of Education Recognizes National Merit and AP Scholars

    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.

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  • Letter from the Superintendent - October 27, 2020

    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.

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  • 2020-2021 Annual Assessment Information - Letter from the Superintendent

    September 30, 2020 - 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. Click "Learn More" to see the complete letter and attachment.

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  • Both Wayne High Schools Ranked Among the Best

    The Wayne Township Public Schools are proud to announce that when US News and World Report released their 2020 Best High School Rankings, both Wayne high schools were included among the best high schools in New Jersey and the United States. Click Learn More for the full press release.

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