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Upcoming Events
5/26/2017
5/29/2017
6/1/2017
- BOE Regular Meeting
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6/7/2017
- PTO Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6/15/2017
- BOE Regular Meeting
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
District Announcements
Summer 2017 Reading Lists
The 2017 Summer Reading Lists are now available.  To access the reading lists for elementary, middle, and high schools, please click here.
Extended Memorial Day Weekend
Each year emergency days are built into the school calendar for use when bad weather forces a school cancellation.  This year, we used three of the four allotted emergency days; therefore, the remaining one emergency day will be added to the Memorial Day weekend.  As indicated on the school calendar, in addition to schools being closed Memorial Day, Monday May 29, 2017, schools will also be closed on Friday, May 26, 2017.
Wayne Day 2017
SAVE THE DATE:  ​The annual Wayne Day festival is being held on Sunday, June 11, 2017.  This year marks the 25th Anniversary of Wayne Day and will prove to be a spectacular day for all that attend. This super day will feature music, children's rides, BMX show, food from local restaurants for purchase, community booths, and a circus show.  Be a part of this big event!  For more information, visit the event webpage at www.wayneday.com.  Click here for the flyer.
Wayne Township Public Schools Celebrates Ability Awareness in the Month of May
In support of the inclusive philosophy of Wayne Township Public Schools and in honor of Special Education Week, District wide events will be held during the month of May to celebrate students' abilities.

Celebrating Ability Awareness is a district-wide initiative that focuses on raising awareness and embracing differences and commonalities among students, staff and the community. Please help us come together in May to celebrate a world of inclusion!  Please click here for more details.
2017 WEF Summer Camp Registration
The Wayne Education Foundation is pleased to offer their SUMMER CAMPS again this year.  They have many exciting camp selections for all ages!  All of the instructors are certified teachers which offers your child a higher quality camp experience.  The camp will be held the weeks of July 10-14, 17-21, and 24-28.  Click here to visit the WEF webpage to download copies of the camp brochure and registration form.
Notification: County's Bridge and Culvert Construction Project starting May 4, 2017

Please be advised that starting on May 4, 2017 as part of the County’s ongoing bridge and culvert construction project on Preakness Avenue, Laauwe Avenue (southbound) at the intersection with Preakness Avenue will be closed. Traffic will still be able to turn onto Laauwe Avenue from Preakness Avenue. Southbound traffic will be detoured onto Garside Avenue and back to Preakness Avenue at the Garside Avenue intersection.  It is anticipated that this closure will last from May 4th to May 24th, and again from June 5th to June 7, 2017.  Please be aware that progress of construction, and weather, could always alter the schedule the county traffic engineer has sent to the District.  

Packanack Announcements
Memorial Day Weekend
All Wayne Township Public Schools will be closed
 for the Memorial Day weekend on
Friday, 5/26/17 (unused snow day) and Monday, 5/29/17 (Memorial Day).
 

 
Re-Registration for 5th Grade Students
Wayne Public Schools is requiring all 5th Grade students enrolled in the district to provide current documentation (deed/lease and 2 bills) to prove residency in Wayne...
  • Must be completed by 6/22/17 AND prior to students records being forwarded to the Middle School
  • Failure to comply may cause a delay in receiving schedules for the 2017-18 SY
  • Reminders have been mailed to those not yet completing the verification


Kindergarten Orientation
Orientation for our 2017-2018 Kindergarteners (and their parents)
will be held on June 1, 2017 at 9:30am.
Invitations will be mailed ~ please mark your calendars to remember the date.
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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


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.


Band Sign Up (SY 2017-18)

Attention Current 3rd Grade Students/Parents....
Please click here to sign your child up for 4th grade band for the 2017-2018 school year

 

Summer Reading Lists & Logs
Just a reminder..... The Summer Reading Lists and Reading logs can be found under the 'QUICKLINKS' tab (located at the top left of Packanack's web page and/or the District's web page).  The Reading log should be returned to your child's teacher by 9/15/17.

 

Camp Invention
Camp Invention will take place this summer...
  • July 10 - 14, 2017
  • 8:15 am until 2:45 pm
  • Lafayette School (100 Laauwe Ave)
For more information and registration info click here. Flyers can also be found in the Main Office.


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​

 

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. 


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

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