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District Announcements
Re-Registration for all Students in Grades 5, 8 and 10
In order to ensure that all students attending the Wayne Township Public Schools are residents of Wayne, we will once again be requiring the re-registration of students at certain grade levels.  Parents of students at three grade levels (fifth grade going into sixth grade, eighth grade going into ninth grade and tenth grade going into eleventh grade) will be required to re-register their children in the coming months at their child’s current school. 
 
For example, if you have a child currently in eighth grade at George Washington Middle School, you should report to George Washington Middle School to re-register your child. This process has been streamlined, and it is not a full re-registration, but rather a document review that should take approximately five minutes. 
 
The re-registration will start at the beginning of April.  All registration documents must be provided to your child’s school by the last day of school in June. Parents of currently enrolled students in grades five, eight and ten will be receiving a letter from your child’s school in the coming weeks with information about how to re-register your student.
Wayne Valley's Student Culinary Competition
Congratulations to all of our Wayne Valley future chefs for another strong performance in the annual Wayne Valley Student Culinary Competition.  A special thanks to Sodexo Food Services for their sponsorship of the event.

In addition to showcasing our students, the competition “served” another great purpose.  The Wayne Valley Student Culinary Competition raised $2,084.75 for the AgnesHoerner/Ed Grobe scholarship for Consumer Sciences. We had over 300 parents and students in attendance that made it out in the cold to see and taste the student creations, then vote for their favorite. Please click here for more information.
Wayne Day 2017
SAVE THE DATE:  ​The annual Wayne Day festival is being held on Sunday, June 11, 2017.  This year mark's the 25th Anniversary of Wayne Day and will prove to be a spectacular day for all that attend. For more information, visit the event webpage at www.wayneday.com.
 
Wayne K-Wrap Program for Incoming Kindergarten Students
Attention parents of incoming Kindergarten students:  Online registration for the Wayne K-Wrap program will open on March 13, 2017 at 9 a.m. and remain open until March 24, 2017 at 5 p.m.  Please click here for more information.
School Announcements
Parent Access for Report Cards

REPORT CARD ACCESS:  Parents - if you are having trouble viewing your child's report card during the access window, please go to the District website (www.wayneschools.com), select Quicklinks then OnCourse Connect.  Click on Forgot Password at the bottom of the OnCourseConnect dual logon screen. Your password information will then be emailed to you.  If you continue to have an issue, please direct an email to    parentportal@wayneschools.com

Maker Night (Friday)
Sponsored by the Elementary Library Media Specialists, students in Grades 4 & 5 are invited to participate in a special evening of engineering!  Selected via a lottery system, students (accompanied by an adult) will attend the event on Friday, March 24, 2017 from 6:30-8:00p.m.   Please click here for more details.
Re-Registration for Grade 5 Students
The Wayne Public Schools will be requiring all enrolled fifth grade students in the district to provide current documents that demonstrate residency in Wayne.  Please register for an appointment with Mrs. Doster by clicking here.
Fairview Lake Information
Attention Grade 5 Parents:  An information session for the upcoming Fairview Lake trip will be held the evening of Monday, March 13th at 7:00 p.m. at Wayne Valley High School. Please click here to complete the forms by Thursday, March 16th.  Click here for Frequently Asked Questions.
Reading Bingo Blackout
Reading Bingo Blackout is an incentive designed to motivate and reward students for reading a variety of books. It runs from February 2nd - April 7th. For details and information please CLICK directions letter or the appropriate grade level boards. Remember, keep reading!
 
Jump Rope for Heart Fundraiser
A.P.Terhune students recently participated in the Jump Rope For Heart fundraiser. This fundraiser promotes physical education, teaches children about heart health, and raises funds for cardiovascular disease and stroke research.
 
During  Physical Education classes, students learned about and participated in activities that relate to different types of fitness, including cardio-respiratory fitness and muscular strength and endurance.  Students learned that all of these activities can help us keep our heart healthy, along with making smart food choices and drinking lots of water!
 
Our school goal this year was to raise $5,000. We are proud to share that we surpassed our goal and raised $7,462! 
 
Congratulations to Ms. Zygmunt for organizing such a successful and meaningful event! Many thanks to all of the students, families and staff that donated and supported the Jump Rope For Heart fundraiser. It means a lot that as a community we are able to help those in need!
Know Your Reader
Click HERE for a list of guided reading questions parents and guardians can use when reading with their children to help their development as readers.
Understanding Your Child's Reading Level:
Your child's independent level informs you of your child’s “Just Right" reading level, a level where your child can read comfortably with fluency and understanding.  Please click here to see the specifics for each level.

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