The meal distribution information for Friday, January 15, 2021, through Tuesday, January 19, 2021, may be accessed here: https://5il.co/ohek
A Special Meeting of the Woodbridge Township Board of Education is scheduled to be held on Thursday, January 14, 2021 convening at 6:00 p.m. in Conference Room A of the Administration Building, 428 School Street, Woodbridge, NJ, at the conclusion of the public portion, the Board will retire to Closed Session. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss personnel matters. Formal action may be taken.
Please click on the following link to review an important message from the Superintendent regarding the return to hybrid instruction: https://youtu.be/twWUi2T6Ukk
The agenda for the January 7, 2021 Reorganization Meeting may be accessed by clicking on the following link: https://5il.co/ocvc
Middlesex County College will hold virtual workshops during Explore Middlesex MonthFuture. Students can learn all about Middlesex County College academic offerings, student services, campus life and the nuts and bolts how to apply and pay for college. A series of evening workshops will be held over Zoom in January. Visit middlesexcc.edu/explore for details and to register.
Please click on the following link to view a special message from the Superintendent: https://youtu.be/Ieg9HQXODUM
Highlights from the 12/17/20 Board Meeting: • CHS Football collected over 190 toys and $75 for the Toys for Tots toy drive. • Students - N. Galicia, J. Lubas, M. Riaz collected and delivered 50 bags of food to the St. James Food Pantry. • 2020 Veterans Day Essay Winners Grade 4: 1st–D. Finnerty; 2nd–T. Wisniewski; 3rd–S. Gesmeria. • 2020 Exemplary Educators: H. Ludlow, S. Samano, M. Sepa-LaFemina. • The WHS JROTC program received Honor with Distinction (HUD) status for 2020-2021. • Pizza Vita proprietors, R. Flores & E. Santorelli provided complimentary pizzas to the students at the RISE program. • Mr. Sanil Namibar organized the Sewa Diwali food drive held at School #18 on 11/28 donating 10,000 lbs. food to “We Feed Woodbridge”. • Touchdown Club of Colonia members, T. Ciencin, T. Howard, and D. Testa assisted with collecting toys for the Toys for Tots toy drive. • Revisions made to 2020-2021 Student Calendar: 1/28 and 1/29 full days for HS students; 6/1 full day for all students; 6/8 early dismissal for all students https://5il.co/h67e • The 2021-2022 Student Calendar was approved https://5il.co/o21b • Approval of the amended funding application for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA/ESSA) Consolidated Grant in the amount of $6,608,272. • Student Academic Performance Results for 2019-2020 were presented https://5il.co/o21d • HS Program of Studies for 2021-2022 was approved. • Approval for the continuation of the “Web Design” pilot program at CHS. • CHS applied for $10,000 Sustainable for Jersey Schools grant to build rain gardens to enhance the surrounding environment. • CHS applied for an additional $2,000 Sustainable for Jersey Schools grant for the plantings to be used in the rain gardens. • JFKMHS applied for $10,000 Sustainable for Jersey Schools grant to procure an outdoor water bottle re-fill station. • Contract awarded for supply and installation of new lockers at CHS
The December 17, 2020 Board Meeting Agenda may be accessed by clicking the following link: https://5il.co/nzc8
A message from the Superintendent containing Information about the impending snowstorm and student instruction may be accessed by clicking this link: https://youtu.be/5v6K3muwDUs
The meal delivery schedule for winter break may be accessed by clicking on the following link: https://5il.co/nx12
Please click the link here for the Woodbridge Township School District Holiday Greeting 2020. https://youtu.be/H7EpwxxTgZM
Please click on this link for a Thanksgiving message from the Superintendent https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0Ky4Fd8lMA
THANK YOU, RISE EMPLOYERS Fourteen Woodbridge Township employers have partnered with us to provide structured learning experiences (SLE) to Township students through the district’s Reaching Individual Student Excellence (RISE) program, a special education program for students age 18-21 years old to learn and build upon workforce skills. We thank the following employers for welcoming our students for the 2020-2021 school year: Advance Auto Parts - Woodbridge APA Hotel - Iselin C&C Towing & Auto Repair- Fords Chartwells School - District food services vendor Edible Arrangements - Woodbridge Olive Garden - Woodbridge Pizza Hut - Hopelawn Retro Fitness - Woodbridge Rising Up Garden Center - Avenel ShopRite - Woodbridge Walgreens - Inman Avenue - Colonia Walgreens - St. George Ave - Colonia Woodbridge Town Hall - Woodbridge Woodbridge’s Evergreen Senior & Teen Center - Colonia Woodbridge Twp’s Mayor’s Mac Café - Port Reading Woodbridge Twp. School District - Woodbridge & Colonia If interested in becoming a RISE employer next school year, please contact the Special Services Department at 7
Highlights from the November 19, 2020 Board Meeting: • Ninety-four CHS students inducted into the Spanish Honor Society • Donation of $2,000 to School #4/5 from Mr. Bhojani – Marriott Fairfield Inn & Comfort Suites facilitated by Councilman Cory Spillar • Donation of 90 cases hand sanitizer from Ms. Cabrejos and Mr. Balint of R3 Metro • Donation of 1,000 masks from Mr. Anthony Battaglia of KAD Associates • Donation of 30 travel packs from Pastor Samuel of the Metro Park Assembly of God Church • Virtual and hybrid learning programs approved for yoga, martial arts, and music • Proposals approved for architectural services related to alarm upgrades, boiler replacements, land acquisition and geotechnical testing at various schools
Click on the following link for information on the meal distribution plan effective Monday, 11/23. The FREE meals continue to be available for all students in Woodbridge Township: https://5il.co/n7yj
Click on this link to read an important letter from the Superintendent regarding remote learning: https://5il.co/n5ek
Please click on the following link for a very important message from the Superintendent concerning remote learning: https://youtu.be/0nnrIArJHog
Please click on the following link to view the Superintendent's Message for today 11/10/20: https://youtu.be/-pNCWEFO8Ps
To review an important message from the Superintendent regarding the status of remote and hybrid instruction click on this link: https://5il.co/mw90
Parents/Guardians, The Woodbridge Twp. School District partnered with the Woodbridge Recreation Department to produce a list of activities and day trips for you and your children during Fall Break locally and throughout the State of New Jersey. For information click on the following link: https://5il.co/mnse Please have a restful and safe Fall Break. We will see you all on Monday, November 9th virtually.
The 2020-2021 Student Calendar has been updated to reflect a change to the dates of Parent/Teacher conferences from the week of 11/15 to the week of 11/29. Any questions, contact your school Principal. Click here to view a copy of the revised calendar: https://5il.co/h67e
All WTSD schools will be closed for Fall recess beginning Mon. 11/2 thru Fri. 11/6. On Monday, 11/9, all students will be on remote instruction
Please click on the following link to view an important message from the Superintendent regarding the schools, Fall break, COVID, etc. https://youtu.be/rwT2wLMNdPA
Please click on the following link to view an important message from the Superintendent regarding our schools and COVID-19 https://5il.co/mdin
There will be a slight change to the school schedule next week. There will be two virtual days. ALL students will be on remote instruction on Tuesday, October 27, and Wednesday, October 28.
10-16-20 Please click on the following link to view the Superintendent’s weekly update: https://youtu.be/lImB62JiPUw
• Donation of 52,000 masks from R3 Metro • Donation of over $10,000 worth of concrete to CHS supporting Thomas O’Mullan’s Eagle Scout project • Donation of $1,500 from Avenel Pharmacy to School #23 for Backpacks of Love Campaign coordinated by Councilman Spillar and teacher Nicole Caggiano • Donation of pens & pencils from Ms. Manfredi & Mr. Toth • Annual School Violence & Vandalism Report for 2019-2020 • Annual HIB Report for 2019-2020 • 2020-2021 WTSD Testing Schedule • Title I Parent Involvement Policy • Partnership with Lincoln Tech for Medical Assistant Program for 2020-2021 school year • Environmental Science for AP pilot program at CHS • 2020 Safety Grant award of $79,322.62 to invest in risk management projects and safety related equipment • Over 4,900 HP chromebooks purchased with part of the Digital Divide Grant
Please click on the following link to view all school activities planned for School Violence and Awareness Week - October 19 - 23: https://5il.co/m5c4
A copy of the October 15, 2020 Board agenda may be accessed by clicking on the following link: https://5il.co/m3qi
The following link contains updated information on the meal distribution program which will take effect on Monday, October 12: https://5il.co/lvra
The following link contains an important message from the Superintendent https://youtu.be/3voCVS8LqU4
The Strengthening Gifted and Talented Education Act - N.J.S.A. 18A:6-9 compliance information can be found here https://sites.google.com/wtsdnj.com/wtsd-gt/home/n-j-s-a-18a6-9-compliance
Additional highlights from 9/24/20 Board Meeting: -Board accepted $2.6 million in new Federal money for 1:1 Chromebooks for middle and elementary students and PPE - Reauthorized Dual Enrollment agreements with NJIT, Kean University and Middlesex County College - Board reinstating Student Representative to the Board
9/24/20 Board Meeting highlights: • 2019-2020 Graduation Rates presented • Macy’s – Woodbridge Center donated hundreds of prom dresses • Employees commended for 2019-2020 perfect attendance • Remote learning program for ELL students • Pilot program - Interactive Science Grades 3-4 • Continuation of college credited courses with MCC, NJIT & Kean • Applied for NJDOE Digital Divide Grant - over $2,000,000 • Purchase of electrostatic sprayers
A copy of the agenda for the September 24, 2020 Board Meeting may be accessed by clicking on the following link: https://5il.co/lchl
The following link contains updated safety information from the Superintendent : https://youtu.be/z1-Ad-vmru8
Please click on the following link to view an important update from the Superintendent regarding remote learning https://youtu.be/NsvQ7Qylu84
Please click on the following link to view the Superintendent's "Welcome Back" message: https://5il.co/kjku
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. Click here https://5il.co/kjas
The following link contains important information regarding the distribution of breakfast and lunch for students during remote learning: https://5il.co/k6nv
Please click on the followin link to view an important message from the Superintendent regarding the start of the school year and remote instruction: https://5il.co/k3po
Please click on the following link to view an important message from the Superintendent regarding the start of the school year - https://youtu.be/7Zu3bBaW4F8
A few highlights approved at the 8/20/20 BOE Meeting:: • School starting remotely 9/3 • Restart & Recovery Plan • District Goals 2020-2021 • Student Calendar revisions: • 09/02 – In-Service Day – No School • 09/03 – First Day of School • 10/12 – School in Session • AP Presentation • Digital Resources for Virtual Learning • Purchase of PPE • Appointment of Mr. Kendell Ali as the District Diversity & Equity Coordinator
A copy of the agenda for the August 20, 2020 Board Meeting may be accessed by clicking the following link: https://5il.co/jyag
RFP21-02 Construction Management Services Click here for the Evaluation and Recommendation results of RFP21-02, opened to the public on August 11, 2020. To be awarded at our next scheduled Board meeting. https://5il.co/jty9
Please click on the following link to view an important message from the Superintendent: https://youtu.be/-519ewRW41A
A Special Meeting of the Woodbridge Township Board of Education is scheduled to be held on Thursday, August 13, 2020 convening at 6:00 p.m. in the All Purpose Room of Ross Street School #11, 110 Ross Street Woodbridge, NJ. The purpose of the meeting is to approve the reduction in State Aid Plan. Formal action will be taken. Pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order 173, there are likely to be capacity limits on the number of people who may attend this Board Meeting in-person. As a result, the Board Meeting will also be streamed live on the Board’s Facebook page and those residents who are unable to attend in-person may e-mail their public comments to firstname.lastname@example.org until the end of the meeting.
Due to the continued power outages in many areas, all Woodbridge Township School DIstrict offices will will be closed Thursday, August 6.
Due to the power outages in many neighborhoods, all WoodbridgeTownship School Distirct offices will be closed Wednesday, August 5.
Due to the storm forecast, a state of emergency has been declared in NJ All Woodbridge Township School District offices will be closed Tuesday, 8/4/20.
All previously advertised Board of Education Meetings of the Woodbridge Township Board of Education will now take place at Ross Street School #11, 110 Ross Street, Woodbridge, NJ 07095 in in the Cafeteria. The list of meeting dates is here https://www.woodbridge.k12.nj.us/o/wtsd/page/board-meetings--46
Please click on the following link to view a message from the Superintendent regarding the re-entry plan for September: https://youtu.be/lxsYbfWOFDI
We are loving our new app! Access sports scores, cafeteria menus, news updates, and even emergency notifications. https://youtu.be/bLmmbUEM7bI
PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK TO VIEW AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT: https://youtu.be/ZbAOi2REtfQ
Click on the following link https://5il.co/ib3t to view a copy of the agenda from the Board of Education meeting held on July 16, 2020.
This is a friendly reminder that Summer Bridge is underway! If your child hasn't already logged in to begin, have them start today! There are many benefits to working for the recommended 30 minutes per day per subject. Students will embark on an individualized pathway that adjusts to meet their needs.This is a great way to practice old skills and acquire new ones. There will be weekly prizes from local businesses for students to earn as well! Remember to access Imagine Learning via the links below. It is very important that these links are used as there is a site embedded code (3418120) which is required for successful login. Username and password are the same - Student ID# beginning with 5850. Language Arts (Students who completed grades K-5): https://app.imaginelearning.com/?sitecode=3418120 Math Facts (Students who completed grades K-1): Https://mathfacts.imaginelearning.com/?sitecode=3418120 Imagine Math (Students who completed grades 2-11): https://math.imaginelearning.com/?sitecode=3418120 For your convenience, this link will open a short video tutorial that demonstrates how to log in: https://tinyurl.com/SummerBridgeLogIn If you have any questions or need assistance, please send an email to WTSD.Summerbridge@gmail.com.
The Woodbridge Township Board of Education announces that the previously advertised Regular Board of Education Meeting scheduled for July 16, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at Avenel Middle School, will now take place remotely (date and time remain the same). The Board will immediately retire to Closed Session. The meeting will be live-streamed on local Channel 35 and through the following link here https://tinyurl.com/y749pfgk . The public portion of the meeting will begin at the conclusion of Closed Session, no earlier than 6:30 p.m. Members of the public will be able to participate in the meeting during the Open Public Session through the following call in numbers: 732-602-8472 or 732-602-8550. Formal action will be taken.
The graduation at JFK High School has been cancelled for this evening & is rescheduled for tomorrow July 9 @ 9:00 a.m.
The Summer Bridge program kicks off tommorow, July 9th! We hope you take advantage of this opportunity. Participating students are eligible to receive prize from Rita's, Texas Roadhouse, Domino's Pizza, or one of our other district partners! Additional information can be found on our support page, https://sites.google.com/wtsdnj.com/wtsdsummerbridgeprogram/home. Please feel free to email questions about Summer Bridge programming to email@example.com.
Click here to register for Summer Enrichment Courses offered as a partnership between the Woodbridge Township School District and the Woodbridge Recreation Department. https://www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/13227/BOESummerEnrichmentCamps2020-