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Upcoming Events
9/27/2017
- APT Back to School Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
9/28/2017
- BOE Regular Meeting
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10/3/2017
10/4/2017
 
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.

 
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.
Packanack Announcements
Schools Closed
Schools will be closed as noted below:
  • Rosh Hashanah ~ Thursday, 9/21/17 and Friday, 9/22/17 (Students and Staff)
  • Columbus Day   ~  Monday, 10/9/17 (Students only - Staff In-service)
 

Picture Day
Picture  Day is scheduled for Wednesday, 9/27/17
Mark your calendar.....
Look for the Lifetouch Flyer for pricing and package selections
which came home via your child's backpack on Friday
, 9/15/17.
PTO will follow-up with an informational email.


Messages from the Mrs. Bongiovanni, School Nurse:

⇒ Emergency Card ~ click here to access the Emergency Card.  Please complete this form when any changes/updates are needed & send it in to Mrs. Bongiovanni 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.

⇒ Absence/Tardy Calls ~ All calls for absences and tardies should be left on the Attendance line.  Requests for homework should not be left here and will be filled by the teacher according to 'Request for Homework'  form filled out at the start of the school year.

⇒ Missed calls from the school ~  If you have a missed call from the school kindly check for a message before calling the school back.  This will narrow down who called and for what reason.


Changes in pick up ~ Please email the teacher, Abongiovanni (nurse) and Phassert (school secretary) BY NOON. This will ensure the message is given to your child prior to dismissal. 


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

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