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Upcoming Events
7/16/2015
8/20/2015
8/26/2015
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8/28/2015
 
District Announcements
Packanack's Media Specialist, Charlene Mason, Presents at an ISTE Convention
Congratulations to Charlene Mason, Packanack's Media Specialist, for presenting at an ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Poster Session: "Limited Time, Limited Space, Limited Money -- Make(r) It Work!" Charlene presented on how she was able to bring creative, project-based STEM experiences to her elementary school students. She showcased DIY makerspace projects she designed to help other teachers find the time, make the space, and discover the resources to implement a makerspace environment in a media center and classroom.
End of the School Year Newsletter
Read about the Class of 2015 and other important news from around the district in our end of the school year newsletter.
Wayne Township Public Schools Welcomes New Administrators
At the June 18 regular meeting, the Wayne Township Board of Education warmly welcomed two new administrators into the district and promoted two current employees to principal positions.  Erica Cerilli-Levine was appointed as the new Assistant Director of Student Support Services.  David Drozjock was appointed as the new Assistant Principal of Athletics at Wayne Valley. Dawn Auerbach, a long-time employee of the district and most recently serving as an assistant principal at all three Wayne middle schools, will be the new Principal at AP Terhune Elementary. Kolleen Myers most recently served as an elementary assistant principal, was promoted and will now serve as the Principal of John F. Kennedy Elementary.  To read the full press release click here.
District Testing Calendar
The Department of Education revised the Testing Calendar dates for  PARCC, NJ ASK (NJ Assessment of Skills and Knowledge – Science), and NJBCT (New Jersey Biology Competency Test).  Click here for the revised District Testing Calendar.
Summer Reading Lists
The 2015 Summer Reading Lists are now available.  To access the reading lists for elementary, middle and high school click on the QUICKLINKS tab on the top left corner of the district or any school website.
Packanack Announcements
Report Card Access

Having trouble accessing report cards?
 Forgot passwords?

email..... parentportal@wayneschools.com
A response will be returned
 
Packanack Garden

Packanack's Garden is now in its 6th year!  With the support of our PTO, enthusiastic students, the Packanack Staff, and the Science parents, our edible garden continues to thrive. Planting  and some special activities are planned for the month of June.  For harvesting and summer opportunities continue to visit the website for updates. 
The '2015 Packanack Garden' update.....
We are working on two projects at our upcoming after school garden activity.
 Tuesday, June 9th from 3:30pm - 5:00 pm. 

·         trellis building – a garden-style maker space!
·         seedling planting – bring your garden gloves!
See flyer (click here) for more information.
 After Care families please sign the permission slip with the After Care staff if your child  would like to join us.

 Any questions, contact Victoria Wagner,  vshwagner@gmail.com

(Updated 6/5/15)

 
Ice Cream Social
The PTO sponsored Ice Cream Social (for the 2015-16 School Year)
will be held on
Tuesday, 9/1/15 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.  (Raindate - Wednesday, 9/2/15).
Let's kick start the 2015-2016 school year by joining Mr. Rogalin, your friends, classmates and teachers on the blacktop near the playground. Click here to view the flyer.
Many thanks to the PTO for their generosity.

 

 

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