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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.  

Lafayette Announcements
Join the Band!

Calling all Future 4th and 5th Graders!

CLICK HERE to complete the sign-up form to join the band!  If you have any questions, please contact our band instructor, Mrs. Testa, at ATesta@wayneschools.com.  Forms are due JUNE, 2nd.




 


RSVP

KINDERGARTEN ORIENTATION

CLICK HERE to RSVP for Kindergarten Orientation

We would like to invite you and your incoming kindergarten child to attend our Kindergarten Orientation on Wednesday, June 7th, at 9:30AM at Lafayette Elementary School.  

Kindergarten is a special milestone in your child’s life and an exciting time for you.  During the orientation, you will have the opportunity to meet the kindergarten teachers as well as some other important staff members here at Lafayette including the school nurse and school counselor.  Your child will even get to spend some time in our kindergarten class.  At that time, you will get a glimpse into a kindergarten day and discuss the curriculum offered to our young learners.  We hope to see you there!



 


Attention 5th Grade Families

Middle School, Here We Come!

Please CLICK HERE to review the notice from the Principal of Anthony Wayne Middle School, Mr. Dave Aulenbach, regarding 6th-Grade Orientation.  







 


May 2017

Please remember to click the hyperlinks for additional information

SCHOOL DRESS CODE - Click Here

15th- Mix it Up Day  - Wear Mismatched Clothing
16th - March of Dimes Walk - Wear PURPLE
17th - Wear BLUE
18th - Wear RED
19th - Field Day (Rain Day June 2nd) - Wear GREEN or WHITE
25th -
Kindergarten Show (9:30, parents)
26th - ​NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
29th - NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
31st - NJASK Science Grade 4 ONLY

Character Trait of the Month:  PERSEVERANCE


 



 

June 2017

Please remember to click on the hyperlinks for additional information

1st - Night of the Arts, 6:00PM (Click Here for More Information)
2nd - School Spirit Day - Wear Your Lafayette Spirit Wear!
6th - PTO Meeting, 7:30PM Media Center
7th - Kindergarten Orientation, 9:30AM
8th - 5th Grade Pool Celebration (Rain Date: June 16th
9th - Kindergarten Field Trip
14th - Grade 4, Mock Trials

15th - 5th Grade Show, 9:30AM (gym doors open at 9:15AM) 
20th - 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, 9:30AM
20th - Classroom End of the Year Parties, 2:15PM
21st - Early Dismissal, 1:15PM
22nd - Early Dismissal, 1:15PM - Last Day of School

Character Trait of the Month:  HONESTY
 


 

Knowing Your Reader

Guided Reading Comprehension Questions

CLICK HERE to review a list of guided reading questions that parents and guardians can use when reading with their children to help their development as readers.

CLICK HERE for additional information regarding each reading level.





 


 

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