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  • school hours   2016-17 School Hours

        Please click here to access school hours for each of our 11 schools for the 2016-17 school year.

     


     

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  • calendar Board of Education Approves School Calendars for 2016-17 and 2017-18

     

    Members of the Board of Education approved the proposed calendars for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years at the Board's November work session.  Both calendars move the start of the next two school years before the Labor Day holiday.

     2016-17 School Calendar

     2017-18 School Calendar

     


     

     

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  • school safety WTHS will serve as host to the 10th Annual School Safety and Security Conference on August 10, 2016.  The event will feature presentations from a former Coumbine High School administrator and a Sandy Hook Elementary first responder.  Learn more here.


     

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  • Register Today for Kindergarten Summer Snapshot

    snapshot The Washington Township Public Schools is hosting Kindergarten Summer Snapshots on July 26, 27, 28, and August 2, 3 and 4. To sign up for a timeslot, please click here to go to our online registration site. **We recommend using Google Chrome as your browser to complete the registration process.

     


     

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  • Kindergarten Registration Information

    Pre-registration for Washington Township’s first full-day kindergarten class at the Grenloch Terrace Early Childhood Center, Thomas Jefferson fulldayk 1 Elementary or Whitman Elementary has begun and runs through Friday, April 29, 2016. If you are a parent of a child who will be five years old on or before October 15, 2016, the District invites you to call the Washington Township Public Schools’ registration office (589-6644, x6698) to obtain a kindergarten registration packet. Please click here for more information, or click here for a full press release.


     

     

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  • Employer Obligation to Maintain

    and Report Records

    lwd Please click here to access the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development's "Employer Obligation to Maintain and Report Records" notice. Copies of this notice also are available on the state website by clicking here.


     

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2016-17 Back-to-School Nights

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Click here to access the schedule for the 2016-17 Back-to-School Schedule.

Washington Township High School 1:1 Initiative

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A Dell laptop will be in the hands of every WTHS student this fall!  Learn more here.
 
To access a video on the new initiative, please click here.
 
 

 
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Parent/Guardian Resources for Understanding Your Child's PARCC Score

 
PARCC Your child's results on the first-year PARCC test (administered in the 2014-15 school year) are arriving! 
 
The PARCC tests measure whether students are meeting new, higher academic standards and mastering the knowledge and skills they need to progress in their K-12 education beyond. They test more complex skills, like critical-thinking, persuasive writing, and problem-solving - skills that were not measured on previous state tests. Your child's score may look different or lower on these new tests.  That does not mean students are learning less. It means the tests have changed and are asking students to meet a higher bar. Our District is providing parents and guardians access to a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation and a number of other informative links that will provide greater detail on PARCC testing and how to interpret your child's PARCC Assessment Score Report. In addition to these resources, we will be providing informational sessions for District parents/guardians in the coming weeks. 
 
Click here to go to a page with links to useful resources for parents.

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Please click here to visit the Washington Township municipal website.
 

 

Important Registration Information

calendar The Washington Township Public Schools' Registration Office currently is available via appointment only! If you need to register your child for school or have questions for the registration office, please call (856) 589-6644 x6698 to schedule your appointment. We thank you for your patience and consideration.

Project Child Find Services Available

Do you have or know of a special needs child ages 3 to 21 years old residing in Washington Township who may have physical, childfind mental or emotional problems? Are you aware of any child who is in need of special education programs and services?  An extra effort is being made to identify children between ages 3 to 5 for our preschool program for children with special needs.

Project CHILD FIND, a service of the New Jersey State Department of Education, assists in identifying un-served or underserved handicapped children. Please click here for more information.

 
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