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District Announcements
Safety Town 2014
Safety Town will be offered July 7-August 1. The one week program allows children entering Kindergarten in September to participate in fun activities about safety in their home, community, and school. Click here for additional information and to access the online registration.  Kindergarten children and volunteer registration starts April 1, 2014.
Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Grades
As per the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act (ABR) (P.L.2010, c.122), the Wayne Township Public Schools has posted its Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act grades to the district's HIB webpage, and to each individual school's webpage. Click here to view a copy. Please feel free to contact Mrs. Naomi Conklin, District Anti-Bullying Coordinator, nconklin@wayneschools.com, if you have any questions.
Packanack Announcements
H.E.R.O. Week April 21 through 25
Helping Everyone Respect Others Week is 4/21/14 - 4/25/14:
  • 4/22 ~ Mix It Up Day (wear mismatched clothes)
  • 4/23 ~ Everyone Counts (wear a jersey/shirt with a number on it)
  • 4/24 ~ Unity Day (wear the color of your grade) &  'Poem in Your Pocket Day'
  • 4/25 ~ Earth Day/Walk to School Day

                                    ♦ PreK/Kdgn ~ Purple
                                    ♦ Grade 1     ~ Blue
                                    ♦ Grade 2     ~ Green
                                    ♦ Grade 3     ~ Yellow
                                    ♦ Grade 4     ~ Orange
                                    ♦ Grade 5     ~ Red




'Poem in Your Pocket Day'
Packanack will celebrate 'Poem in Your Pocket Day' on Thursday, 4/24/14.
Each student will have 2 copies of their 'class poem' ~ 1 for themself and 1 to read to another student/adult during the day. When done the student will present that person a keepsake copy of the poem.





Take Your Child to Work Day
Take Your Child to Work Day is Thursday, 4/24/14.
If your child will be absent from school on that day - please click here, complete the form and return it to your child's teacher by Wednesday, 4/23/14.  Thank you for your cooperation.




Wayne Alliance Basketball Game
The  Wayne Alliance will sponsor the Alliance All Stars vs the Harlem Magic Masters on Friday, 4/25 at 7:00 p.m. at Wayne Valley HS.  Tickets may be purchased (in advance) from the PTO or at the door the evening of the game. Click here for more information.
  • Adult ticket prices ~ $10.00 in advance / $12.00 at the door
  • Student/Senior tickets ~ $8.00 in advance / $10.00 at the door
  • Checks can be made payable to the Wayne Alliance


Family Science Night
The remaining Family Science Nights to be held at Fallon are as follows:
  • Grades 4 & 5 ≈ "Egg-cellent" on April, 2, 2014 from 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Grades 2 & 3 ≈ "Fish, Fish, Fish" on April 29, 2014 from 7:00pm-8:30pm








Spring Photos
Mark your calendar ~ Spring Photos will be taken on Wednesday, 4/30/14.  All students will be photographed. Siblings (attending Packanack) can be photographed together upon notifying the Photo Committee.  Need more information and the particulars..... click here.  




Kindergarten Orientation
Orientation for Kindergarteners registered for the 2014-2015 school year will be held on May 2, 2014 at 9:30 am.
Invitations have been mailed ~ please mark your calendars to remember the date.

► If you have not registered your child or confirmed your residency ~ please contact the Main Office at 973.633.3170 to set up an appointment.



Family Fun Night
Mark your calendar for Family Fun Night - Friday, May 9, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.
More info to come.




Tdap Booster/Meningococcal Vaccine
All students born after January 1, 1997 AND 11 years of age upon entering Gr 6 for the 2014-2015 school year are required by the State of NJ to receive a Tdap booster (Diptheria, Tetanus and Pertussis) vaccine as well as one dose of the Meningococcal vaccine. Please click here to download the form and upon completion return it to Mrs. Eck.




Messages from the Mrs. Eck, School Nurse:
Food Allergy Update 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.







Packanack Elementary School • 190 Oakwood Drive, Wayne, NJ 07470 • Phone: 973-633-3170

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