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  • BOE Seeks to Fill Vacancy

    The Washington Township Board of Education is accepting letters from interested Washington Township residents for a vacancy on the Board that would run through December 31, 2015. Letters stating qualifications must be received by Thursday, April 2, 2015, at 12 noon. All correspondence should be mailed to the attention of Elaine Alestra, Washington Township Board of Education, Eileen Abbott Central Administration Building, 206 E. Holly Avenue, Sewell, NJ 08080. Or you may email her at ealestra@wtps.org.
     
    For information on qualifications and requirements for becoming a member of the Board of Education, click here.

     
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  • April Board of Education Meeting

    Teacher of the Year Please note the April Board of Education meeting (Tuesday, April 28, 2015) will take place in the Washington Township High School 11/12 auditorium and will begin at 7 p.m. to accommodate the District’s Annual Teacher of the Year and Educational Support Professional of the Year Recognition Ceremony.

     
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  • WTHS Art Honor Society to Host "For the Love of Art" - April 29, 2015

     100 Members of the Washington Township Art Honor Society will host “For the Love of Art: An Evening Celebrating the Visual Arts” on Tuesday, April 29, 2015, from 7-9 p.m. in the WTHS Core Building. Student-crafted paintings, drawings, sculpture and jewelry will be on display. Admission to the event is $3.00. For additional information, please contact WTHS Art Honor Society Sybil Cohen at wthsnahs@gmail.com.
     

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  • GTECC Hosting "Kindred Spirits" Workshop for Early Childhood Educators

    kindred 2 The Grenloch Terrace Early Childhood Center Home and School Council will host a free early childhood workshop entitled “Kindred Spirits” for all early childhood educators on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in the school’s multipurpose room. Light refreshments for a nominal cost will be offered from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Attendees will have over nine workshops to choose from and can attend two sessions (6-6:45 p.m. and 7- 7:45 p.m.).
     
    To access a pamphlet detailing the event, please click here.

     
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  •  12th Annual WTHS Dance Concert - Thursday, April 16th

    LOVE Poster Love will be in the air as members of the Washington Township High School Dance Department and Dance Company present “LOVE. The Good. The Bad. And Everything in Between” on Thursday, April 16, 2015, at 7 p.m. in the school’s TD Bank Arts Centre.

    The dancers will perform a series of dances tied to the theme of the different types of love that a person may experience in a lifetime. As varied as the journey, the concert will showcase the versatility of the dancers and many styles of dance including traditional techniques like pointe, modern and tap, to contemporary, hip hop, belly dancing and even Afro-Caribbean.

    The production also will feature two unique collaborations, one with the WTHS Chorale and one with selected family members of the senior dancers.

    Advance tickets are $5 or $10 on the night of the performance. All seating is general admission. For more information or to secure tickets, please contact Richardson at crichardson@wtps.org or dance teacher Eisa Jackson at ejackson@wtps.org or 589-8500, x7235.

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  • 2015-16 Kindergarten Pre-Registration Ongoing until April 10th

    Prekindergarten -registration for the Washington Township kindergarten class of 2015-16 at the Grenloch Terrace Early Childhood Center runs through Friday, April 10, 2015. If you are a parent of a child who will be five years old on or before October 15, 2015, the District invites you to call the Washington Township Public Schools’ registration office (589-6644, x6698) to obtain a kindergarten registration packet.

    The packet will be mailed directly to the home and will contain an appointment time for the registration process. Please note that registration in the District requires a copy of your child’s immunization record (including proof of the Hepatitis B series and the Varicella vaccines that are now required for admission to kindergarten), an original birth certificate and proof of residency. Class and transportation assignments will not be made until all required paperwork is completed.

    An interested parent/guardian will have an opportunity at registration to sign up for a bus trip with their child from Washington Township Lake Park to the Grenloch Terrace Early Childhood Center for a first-hand look at the facility. Kindergarten sessions will be posted for the 2015-16 school year in July.

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WTHS 5th Quarter Club Carnival - April 21-25

Carnival  Rides, games, prizes, food and fun await carnival goers as the Washington Township High School 5th Quarter Club, the booster organization supporting the school’s highly successful football program, hosts its 24th annual Washington Township Carnival from April 21-25, 2015, in the parking lot located behind Friendly’s restaurant in The Dump parking lot on Route 42 in Turnersville, NJ. Activities will be hosted nightly from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Friday and 2:00 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday.

Bracelets allowing for unlimited rides will be on sale for $25 on the premises for Family Nights on Tuesday, April 21 and Wednesday, April 22. For additional information, or to volunteer to assist at the event, please contact Head Coach Mark Wechter at mwechter@wtps.org. All proceeds will benefit the WTHS 5th Quarter Club scholarship program.

 Washington Township Night at the Phillies - June 3, 2015

100 The Washington Township High School Student Council will sponsor the 8th Annual Washington Township Night at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday, June 3rd, when the Phillies host Cincinnati at 7:05 p.m. A portion of all ticket sales will benefit the WTHS Student Council. TWP Night at the Phillies is also Hatfield Franks Dollar Dog Night this year.

Tickets range from $20 to $38 each, and online orders must go through this link for WTHS to receive credit for the sale.Deadline for ordering tickets is May 1st.

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.

2015-16 District Calendar

school cal The Washington Township Board of Education approved the 2015-16 District calendar at their public meeting on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. To view the official calendar, please click here (PDF version).


 Celebrating a Milestone Year!

WTHS 50 logo We look ahead to a milestone year as the Washington Township High School Class of 2015 represents the 50th graduating class in our District's history. We will be acknowledging this milestone throughout the school year in a number of ways. We hope you will join in our pride and celebration!