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Upcoming Events
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
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.
Packanack Announcements
Report Card Access Update

Due to the impending snow storm, we will be providing teachers with a few extra days to enter student grades and progress report information.
Please be aware that Parent Access to view student reports will now open at 3 p.m. on March 22nd.

Many thanks for your understanding,
Donna Reichman, Director of Elementary Education

Sponsored by the Elementary Library Media Specialists, students in Grades 4 & 5 will be participating in a special evening of engineering!  Selected via a lottery system, students (accompanied by an adult) will attend the event on the evening of Friday, March 24, 2017.  Please click here for more important details.

Wayne Alliance Basketball Game

The Wayne Alliance will sponsor the Alliance All Stars vs the Harlem Magic Masters on
Friday, 3/31 at 7:00 PM (doors open at 6:00 PM).  
Tickets may be purchased (in advance) from the PTO or at the door the evening of the game.
Click here for to view the flyer/order form.
  • 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'.

Lunch Times
Lunch times are as follows:
  • 11:35 am - 12:35 PM ~  Grades 4 & 5
  • 12:40 pm -  1:40 PM ~  Grades 1, 2 & 3​


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.

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.
⇒ 5th Grade Immunizationsclick here to view the letter sent home on 2/1/17 to all 5th grade parents in regard to vaccines needed for those students entering Gr 6 for the 2017-18 School Year

⇒ 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. 

Staying Healthy
Unfortunately, this is the time of year when many illnesses are spread. So please remember....
~ Students are to be out at least 24 hours for
strep throat, pink eye, or any other bacterial infection
 (24 hours from when the student starts antibiotics)
~ For fevers, vomiting, diarrhea, etc., students
can return to school when symptom-free for 24 hours

Please help us prevent the spread of these illnesses by adhering to these timelines.
Click here for a copy of the guidelines letter send home via your child's backpack.

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

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