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District Announcements
Construction and Renovation of New High School Science Labs Approved
The Wayne Township Board of Education recently approved a $455,000 project that will lead to three new science labs and a variety of electrical upgrades at Wayne Valley and Wayne Hills High Schools.  The Wayne Township Board of Education is planning to invest significantly in the quality of district lab spaces.   The Board feels it is of the utmost importance students be afforded access to learning environments that stimulate strong growth in scientific thinking and understanding through hands-on learning opportunities.  This $455,000 project is the first phase of a multi-year project that will lead to a complete renovation of all high school science classrooms over the next three years.  Click here for the complete article.
Board of Education Appoints New Administrators
Wayne, New Jersey - The Wayne Township Board of Education recently appointed four administrators for the 2017-2018 school year.  Superintendent of Schools Mark Toback recently commented, “We are fortunate to have excellent candidates to fill such important positions.  The candidates all have something in common.  They have a history of holding themselves to the highest professional standards and they all have great prior work experiences that will benefit our school system. I am also pleased to note that two of the four appointees are current school district employees that have been promoted.”  Please click here for full press release.
Revised 2017-2018 School Calendar
The 2017-2018 School Calendar has been revised to add a minimal day on Friday, December 22, 2017, prior to the Holiday Recess.  Please click here for the revised calendar.
No Place For Hate

Dear Parents:  The Wayne Township Public Schools believes that students thrive academically, socially and personally when they feel safe and respected, no matter their background or beliefs.  We are committed to fostering a culture free from bias, bullying and name-calling, where students feel empowered to embrace diversity in themselves and in others.  As part of our continued efforts to maintain a welcoming and inclusive environment, this year we are excited to introduce the No Place for Hate®program to our schools.  Please click here for more information and the letter from Superintendent, Dr. Mark Toback.

 
Invoking the Doctrine of Necessity
A resolution invoking the Doctrine of Necessity was approved at the August 17, 2017 Board of Education Regular Meeting. Please click here for the resolution.
2017-2018 Back to School Forms
Preparation for the 2017-2018 school year has begun, and the new Back to School student forms packet is available.  Please click here.
School Announcements
2017 New School Year Slideshow
To view a slideshow from our some of our beginning of the year activities, on the left side of this homepage, please select School Communications, then JFK Activities Slideshows -2017 New School Year.
Back to School Night
Back to School Night is Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Please click here to see the schedule and other important information. We hope to see you all then!
*Important* Back to School Information
In order to make the transition into the new school year as easy as possible, please begin filling out the below documents and forms and return them with your child on the first day of school.
 
 
     - Policy Information for Parent Check List Form (Print and return)
     - Student Emergency Card (Print and return)
     - Photo/Name Release Agreement (Print and return)
     - AXIS - Student Insurance Form, if applicable
     - Application for Free and Reduced Lunch Packet, if applicable

Please also review these important documents:

 
 

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