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Upcoming Events
5/3/2016
5/4/2016
- PTO MTG
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5/5/2016
- BOE Regular Meeting
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5/11/2016
- Spring Band Concert
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
District Announcements
Operation Take Back
On Saturday, April 30th, 2016, the Wayne Township Police Department in conjunction with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration will be holding the annual “Operation Take Back” in the lobby area of Wayne Police Headquarters from the hours of 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Wayne residents and the parents of school aged children are strongly encouraged to anonymously and safely dispose of any unwanted, unused and expired prescription medications (pills) at the temporary collection site located at police headquarters.

This one day event will only be held on Saturday April 30th, 2016 between the designated hours of 10:00 to 2:00 and only prescription pills will be collected. For any questions regarding “Operation Take Back”, please contact Detective Sergeant James J. Celentano at 973-633-3550.
"In a Different Key: The Story of Autism" Book Discussion
Please join the Department of Student Support Services, Wayne Special Parent Association, and Wayne Public Library Foundation for a book discussion, In A Different Key: The Story of Autism by John Donovan and Caren Zucker. This event will be held on Tuesday,
May 3, at 7:00 pm in the Wayne Public Library. Please click here for further information.
2016 Summer Camp Opportunities
The Wayne Education Foundation is pleased to offer their 2016 Summer Camp schedule.  All camps will be held at Wayne Hills High School during the weeks of July 11-15; July 18-22; and July 25-29.  All camps are instructed by certified teachers to provide a higher quality camp experience.

Register early as the classes will close when they reach maximum participants.  There are many fun-filled camps to choose from including Camp Adventure; Instrumental Camp; New Game Development; Art Camps; Mad Scientist; Kindergarten Enrichment; K-12 Interactive Camps, and a 3-week Arts Quest Theater Arts Camp featuring Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.  Click here to view the flyer.  For more information and to download the application and camp brochure, which include frequently asked questions and answers, click here.   
Packanack Announcements
Allergy Awareness Week
Allergy Awareness Week is May 8th - May 14th;  Activities for the week are as follows:
  • 5/8 - 5/12 ~ Daily announcements and posters about allergy awareness
  • Parents - please visit the link below for important Allergy Awareness Information:
  • PTO Leaders - click here for Food Allergy Tips
  • Stories and coloring activities for Kindergarten through Grade 5
  • On Monday, May 8 students & Staff are be asked to wear teal     and​​
  • On Friday, May  14  students & Staff are asked to wear Packanack spirit wear to show support for our friends effected by allergies  

Packanack Garden
Packanack's Garden is getting ready to start its 7th year thanks to the support of our PTO, enthusiastic students and the Packanack Staff. The committee is in need of various items to get our garden growing. Click here to read their message and continue to check the website for updates.
 
(Updated 4/24/16)

Family Fun Night
Mark your calendar for Family Fun Night - Friday, May 13, 2016 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
 Please note that flyers containing the details of the night and info to pre-purchase tickets
have been sent via your child's backpack.
You can also click here to access the flyer.  
Any questions please contact Brandy Rehberger @ rehbergerfamily@yahoo.com.
 
Field Trips
Field trip information is sent home via your child's backpack.  The flyer can also be viewed by clicking on the appropriate grade below.  Information will be posted as trips are booked.


Spring Photos
Mark your calendar ~ Spring Photos will be taken on Wednesday, 5/11/16.  All students will be photographed. Siblings (attending Packanack) can be photographed together upon notifying the Photo Committee.  Info will arrive via your child's backpack on Friday, 4/29/16.  Click here for more info.
 

Messages from the Mrs. Eck, School Nurse:
⇒Guidelines on when to stay home with an illness click here

⇒Emergency Card ~ click here to access the Emergency Card.  Please complete this form when any changes/updates are needed & send it in to Mrs. Eck with your child.
 
⇒Dismissal Form ~ click here should you need to update your child's dismissal information.  Please complete the form then forward to the teacher.
 
⇒5th Grade Immunizationsclick here to view the letter sent home on 1.7.16 to all 5th grade parents in regard to vaccines needed for those students entering Gr 6 for the 2016-17 School Year
 
Pediculosis Notificationclick here    ;      What to do ~ click here

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