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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.

 
Invoking the Doctrine of Necessity
A resolution invoking the Doctrine of Necessity was approved at the August 17, 2017 Board of Education Regular Meeting. Please click here for the resolution.
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.
School Announcements
Back to School Night 2017

Attention all Anthony Wayne Parents/Guardians.  Please mark your calendar for this year's Back to School Night which will take place on Wednesday, September 27th from 7:00pm to 9:15pm.  We hope to see you there!

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8th Grade Washington DC Trip Info
It's hard to believe, but the 2018 Washington, DC trip is closer than you think!  

Within the School Communications, Notices and Documents tab, you will see the Washington, DC folder, which contains and will continue to be populated with very important documents related to this year's 8th grade trip.  
Currently, you will find information regarding  Permission Slip and Parent Chaperone Requests and information from Curriculum Travel of America regarding online registration information, refund policies and a preliminary itinerary  (you can click the hyperlinks to be directly routed to these forms).  
* Please be advised that the registration deadline is Thursday, October 5th.
AW School Musical

The AW Drama Club is announcing this year's school musical!  They're looking for talented performers, stagehands, and artists to put their skills to the test.  Check out their Google Site for more information about this year's show.
You can access the Musical Info Meeting Permission Slip and the Cast Opening Packet by clicking the links.
 


2017-2018 AW Yearbook

It's not too early to start thinking about your AW 2017-2018 Yearbook!

You can order your yearbook by accessing this link.

Hey, 8th Grade families! Click here to order ads to celebrate your 8th grader's achievements!
 


AW Club Offerings

Get involved at AW this year with some great clubs.  You can access permissions slips under School Communications, AW Clubs section.
Here's what will be available. Not all clubs have permission slips posted just yet, so keep an eye out and start thinking about what you would like to do and which one you would like to join:


Robotics Club with Mr. Heinbockel will enable students to explore the capabilities of robotic machines and their impact on society through the use of design kits.  Robotics club will meet on Wednesdays beginning October 4th (click the club name to access the permission slip)

Yearbook Photography Club with Mrs. Buranicz and Mrs. Wilson is a great way to be a part of the lasting memories you're making at AW.  Your photography will be featured in this year's yearbook!  The first Yearbook Photography Club meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 27th (click the club name to access the permission slip).

Music Masters with Ms. Russoniello will inspire you to sing your heart out.  Music Masters meets on Thursdays beginning September 28th. (click the club name to access the permission slip)​

Film Club with Mrs. Kane where students will write, direct and film their own movies.  Students who join this club may even be able to present their movie at a film festival hosted here at AW!  Are you the next Steven Spielberg?  If so, join!  Film club meets on Tuesdays beginning on Tuesday, October 10th (click the club name to access the permission slip)

Newspaper Club with Mr. McMahon where students write articles for our weekly on-line newspaper The AW Gazette.  Do you like to write reviews for movies you have seen or books you have read?  Maybe you are crazy for sports and want to write a sports column?  Check it out and join if this sounds like fun to you!  Newspaper club meets on Mondays beginning September 25th (click the club name to access the permission slip)

Coding Club with Mrs. Bridge offers students an opportunity to explore computer science in a fun and rewarding environment.  Students will navigate the limitless world of technology employing critical thinking, logic, persistence and creativity to solve problems.  Coding, or computer programming, will change the way students think, fostering solid algorithmic thinking skills that will help them in a myriad of pursuits going forward. (click the club name to access the permission slip)​



 

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