Announcements

  • Notice of Special Meeting, Superintendent's Contract - Special Meeting to be held June 26th, 2017, at Country Club Administration Building. Click HERE for more details.

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  • Notice of Special Meeting - Please click HERE for information on a special meeting being held on June 5th, 2017, at 6:30PM. 

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  • Willingboro Teacher Hornored - Ms. Iris DeVaughn featured in Teacher of the Year article. Read about it HERE.

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  • Chimera Athletes Honored - The accolades continue to roll in for these Chimera Scholar Athletes and Coach Everette! Coach Stephen Everette was selected as the Head Coach for the prestigious Taliaferro All Star Football Game to be held at Rowan University on June 29thJustin McMaster, Ricardo Patterson, Khalim Cisse were selected as members of the All-Star team!

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  • Minorities in Engineering - BCT Article Highlighting WHS Students. Click HERE to view.

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  • Save The Date - Families...mark your calendar and save the date for our 3rd Annual Community Day Event. See FLYER for more information!

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  • 2017 SOD Superintendent's Video - Please click HERE to view the 2017 State of the District, Superintendent's Address video. 

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  • The BCT Honors Ms. Ayoola Ogunyimika - Ms. Ayoola made the Burlington County Times for her contribution to sickle cell disease. Read all about it HERE. 

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  • Willingboro Boys Track Team is #1 - Wilingboro boys win sectional track championship. Read about it HERE!

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  • 58th State Team Title WIN - Chimera boys deliver 58th state team title back to Willingboro! Yes, 58 state team champions!! Click HERE to read more.

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  • Cosmo ReOpens - Come see the Grand ReOpening of the Cosmotology Clinic at Willingboro High School. Read more about it HERE.

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  • "Man of the Year" - Congratulations to student Jamar Sims for being honored recently as "Man of the Year" by the organization known at A Few Good Men. Click to HERE find out more!

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  • High School Graduation - Willingboro High School Graduation Rate Increases for the 4th Consecutive Year! Read Article Here

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  • Congrats Coach Everette - Coach Everette leads the High School football team to an extreamly successful season! Read the article HERE.

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  • Parent Workshop - A parents guide to the PARCC Score Report. Please click HERE

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  • BCT All County Football Team - We are very pround to have 2 of our Willingboro High School Football players make the BCT All County Football Team. Please see FLYER

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  • Athletes Honored - We are thrilled to have 5 of our Willingboro High School football team members recently honored by the Gordon-Masters Football Club. Please see attached flyer for details.

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  • Parent Resource Center - Dear Parents/Guardians, please see the linked Parent Resource Center Fall Newsletter. Enjoy!
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  • Mandatory Parental Notification of Standardized Assessments - Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:7C-6.6, WTPS will provide parents or guardians with certain information on State assessments that will be administered in that school year. Refer to the attached calendar for details. 

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  • NJ QSAC Update - "As part of our goal to always improve our processes and services to our students and the community at large; on Monday September 26th, the Willingboro Board of Education approved an update to our Long Term Plan (LTP) for the improvement of our 'Instruction and Program' outcomes via curriculum adoption as measured by New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (NJQSAC)." 

    Board Presentation:  NJ QSAC WBOE Presentation

    Board Approved LTP:  NJ QSAC Revised Long Term Plan

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  • Willie R. James Sr. - The Willingboro Board of Education and Dr. Ronald G. Taylor passed a 'Resolution' honoring the life of W. R. James, Sr. a civil rights pioneer who fought housing discrimination and helped integrate Willingboro in the 1960s. Please read the linked BCT article on our civil rights Hero!

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  • Construction Award - Years of collaboration pays-off! Grayhawk, our Construction Managers, received recognition for professional services and successful completion of a project over $20M. Please see the linked recognition.

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  • State Survey - The New Jersey Department of Education wants to better understand what members of our school communities value in the public schools. The purpose of the linked survey is to gather information to help determine the quality of public schools and what data stakeholders would like to see reported on public schools.

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  • Engineering Legacy -
    Willingboro valedictorian Daniel Nguyen builds on district's engineering legacy story by Kelly Kultys, Burlington County Times (BCT) staff writer. Please read the linked BCT article.

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  • Parent Activity Calendars - Dear Parents see linked here the final Elementary Parent Activity Calendar and the Middle School Parent Pointers Calendars for June, July, and August for your summer use. Enjoy your summer and the activities too!

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  • Annual AHERA Notice - Please see the linked information notice regarding abestos use as an insulating material.

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  • National Elementary Honor Society - Twenty-two fourth- and fifth-grade students at Twin Hills Elementary School were inducted into the school's chapter of the National Elementary Honor Society on Wednesday May 4, 2016, in Willingboro. Please see the linked BCT video.

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  • Penn Relays Champ - Issac Williams, WHS class of 2012, and his University of Houston teammates won the 110 meters Men's Shuttle Hurdles Championship of America at the Penn Relays last week. Link to Article...

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  • PARCC Readiness Toolkit - The National Parent Teacher Association, in conjunction with Learning Heroes and Univision, has released the Readiness Roadmap Toolkit, featuring dozens of released items designed to help parents work with their children to ensure they are meeting grade-level standards for success.

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  • NJEA's Classroom Close-Up - On Sunday, April 24, 2016, McGinley 6th Grade Academy students, who were among the last generation to talk directly with Holocaust survivor Ernie Gross, will appear on the show. Please see information from the linked April NJEA Review page 47.

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  • Graduation rate Increase - Willingboro's rate of 77.78 percent marks the third consecutive year our graduation rate improved. The 2012 rate of 62.83 percent has increased nearly 15 percent over the last 3-years. This information is available on the NJDOE website and was reported in a Burlington County Times article posted by staff writers David Levinsky and Kristina Scala, on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 5:00 pm.

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  • NJEA HIPP Grant - Thanks to Ms. Onyango at Twin Hills, students have the opportunity to benefit from Project WILD, a wonderful interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education program! Please see the linked article to read more about this. 

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  • PRC Spring Newsletter - Dear Parents/Guardians, please see the linked Parent Resource Center Spring Newsletter. Enjoy!

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  • Integrated Pest Management Notice for SY 2015-16

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  • Standards Review - The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) has announced opportunities for the public to provide input for the state's review of its academic standards through an online survey and three regional listening tour sessions. The Standards Review Survey and the schedule for the three listening tour sessions can be found here.

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  • Chronic Absenteeism - A major goal for our School District this year is to improve overall student attendance.  According to the New Jersey Department of Education, a student is considered chronically absent when they miss 10% of the school year. There are only 180-days in a school year, if a student is enrolled for the entire year and absent 18 days they are chronically absent. Please see this important video link courtesy of Attendance Works: A Community Imperative and the Student Attendance presentation.

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  • Welcome Back! - Greetings Willingboro Family linked herein is a packet which includes a letter from our Superintendent of Schools, a copy of the staff Professional Development Matrix for the start of the School Year 2015-16, and an announcement of a 'Backpack and School Supply' giveaway sponsored by B4NJKids.org in partnership with Assemblyman Troy Singleton on Thursday, August 20th 2015 from 4-7 pm. Please see the Welcome Packet for more information.

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  • Affordable Housing for Students and Families - If you are dreaming of becoming a home owner...You may qualify for a newly constructed or renovated home! 0%-Interest Mortgage based on your income! Take a look at the linked informational brochure, flyer, pre-qualification checklist, and FAQ Sheet.
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  • Daily Parenting Tips BlogThe Parent Resource Center’s Daily Parenting Tips Blog is available for your reading pleasure. Parent tips, great ideas and timely articles to help parents build student success, are posted daily on the district’s website for elementary and secondary levels.  The blog is a way to keep you informed and engaged in your child’s education.  Click here for a copy of the Introduction Letter.

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  • Press Release - The New Jersey School Boards Association recently honored, Mrs. Sarah Holley and Mrs. JoAnn Carter, Willingboro Board of Education members, for achieving advanced certification through the association’s Board Member Academy. Please see linked Press Release.
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  • PARCC FAQs - The New Jersey School Boards Association has released the linked Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) sheet regarding the new New Jersey State testing program (PARCC) that will measure student progress toward goals in language arts and mathematics using Common Core State Standards.
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  • Health Insurance Coverage - Join Assemblyman Herb Conaway, M.D. and Assemblyman Troy Singleton at the Willingboro Senior Center, on February 7, 2015 from 3-6 pm to learn more about your options and enroll in health coverage! See linked Flyer for details.
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  • Track State Champions! Willingboro wins 14th Boys Winter Track State title at Group 1 Relays in Toms River, New Jersey. Saturday, January 17, 2015.  Please see the NJ.com article for the details. The history of our very accomplished Track program is amazing. Please see the sjtrackblog.com article. Our Girls Track Team placed at the sectionals and will advance to the State competition.
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  • State of the District Address - the Willingboro Board of Education hosted the 4th Annual State of the District Address by Dr. Ronald G. Taylor, Superintendent of Schools, along with a Student-Centered Showcase highlighting district school-based initiatives and programs on Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 6:30 PM in the high school auditorium. If you were unable to attend, please see the linked Address.
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  • Graduation Rate Improvement - Willingboro High School along with 12 other county high schools posted increases in their graduation rates. This marks the second consecutive year our high school graduation rate increased; to 73.86%. Please see the linked Burlington County Times article.
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  • Superintendent's Blog - The purpose of this Weblog is to offer Dr. Ronald G. Taylor an opportunity to highlight and share important information regarding the work that we are doing on behalf of the students of Willingboro Public Schools. The weekly blog can be viewed by visiting the Superintendent channel on the district homepage. If you register on our website and subscribe to the Superintendent's channel, you can receive electronic updates (E-Alerts) via email when new content has been posted. See Dr. Taylor's introduction letter and click the Registration/Subscription link herein for detailed instructions.
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  • Diabetes Awareness Month - the Willingboro Public School District will host a Diabetes Awareness event on Monday, November 24th at the Country Club Administration Building from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Please see linked flyer.
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  • Health Dept. Guidance - Interim guidance for Burlington County schools regarding the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) can be found below. With a heightened awareness of the EVD, the New Jersey Department of Health is currently developing guidelines for schools. Please see the published Interim Guidance, Dr. Taylor's letter to the community, and Public Health information on our website Community channel.
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  • The Willingboro Project - Former Willingboro High School students and graduates have collaborated to showcase and pay tribute to Teachers and Administrators who helped shape their educational journey beyond college into the work world. Please see Part 01 of       The Willingboro Project.
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  • Operation Warm - Coats for Kids Event - Sunday, October 12, 2014 come out and support this worthwhile family event by running, walking or donating to make a difference! Please see linked Flyer.
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  • Common Core State Standards (CCSS) - resources for our Parent stakeholders can be accessed by clicking here and visit our Data Points Tab under our rotating photos for additional State resources.
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  • PRC Newsletter -  Dear Parents please see linked here in the Fall issue of the  Parent Resource Center newsletter for research-based and practical information for student success. Enjoy!
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  • PARCC Practice TestsThese tests include samples of the PARCC assessments, answer keys, and English Language Arts (ELA) scoring rubrics. Click here to navigate to the practice test site. See linked PARCC FAQs.
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  • Lunch Balances Online - Our school district in partnership with MyPaymentsPlus collaborated to provide parents with a convenient online option to monitor and/or manage student lunch account balances. Please see Dr. Taylor's linked Letter and the Program's Flyer for more information.
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  • PARCC for Educators - PARCC’s goal is to provide guidance and support to help teachers bring the Common Core State Standards to life in their classrooms. PARCC is developing tools and resources aligned to the CCSS and the PARCC assessments. Click here to see a resource overview. Eventually, these resources will be available on the Partnership Resource Center (PRC), a dynamic and interactive web-based library of all PARCC resources and materials. The PRC will be available in 2014. Visit PARCC_for_Educators for more information.
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  • HIB District Report - Beginning with the 2011-2012 school year, our school district has conscientiously implemented the requirements found in the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act with the establishment of Policy and Reporting Procedures, School-based Safety Teams, HIB Initiatives and Staff training. Please see our District and School HIB Self-Assessment Report for the 2014-2015 school year.

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  • Rigorous Gifted & Talented Program - Willingboro Public Schools in conjunction with vested community partners invest in academic opportunities for ambitious 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students in T.O.P.S program.  Please see linked Community News Article.
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  • Construction Referendum - Major progress being made with the renovations at Memorial Middle School utilizing swing space. This approach has allowed construction completion under budget, and most importantly shielded the day-to-day instructional process from construction related interruptions.  Please see linked Community News Article.
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  • NJ Educator Resource Exchange - NJDOE asks that school districts promote and grow the NJ Educator Resource Exchange. Launched in mid-November, for educators to search, download, rate, and contribute material aligned to the CCSS and NJCCCS. Currently 1,200+ educators have registered, and 2,100 shared resources (lesson plans, videos, unit assessment, etc) are available. Simply put - the more educators that register and contribute high quality instructional, assessment, and professional development resources to (http://njcore.org), the more shared resources available to New Jersey Educators.
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  • Early Childhood Newsletter - Our pre-kindergarten students have had a great start to this school year...actively engaged in learning activities designed to build academic and social skills. Please read this Winter Edition Newsletter from The Early Childhood Department.
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  • Graduation RatesImprove at most Burlington County high schools. Willingboro's graduation rate increased 10.3%. Please read the Burlington County Times article in the linked PDF file.
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  • District Competitions - to foster a spirit of healthy competition for our students, please click here for information on events, fairs and activities scheduled for the 2013-14 school year.
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  • Lunch Balance Notification - In an effort to ensure that we never have to resort to a denial of meal services to any of our children attending Willingboro Public Schools, we are introducing a parent lunch account balance notification system. Please see the linked Letter for more details.
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  • School Lunch Services - New procedures, effective September 5, 2013, concerning insufficient funds in student lunch accounts. Please see the attached letter regarding Humanitarian Meals.
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  • Bedtime Math Problems - The mission of Bedtime Math Problems is to make the nightly math problem as common as the bedtime story.” A great resource for parents who want to help their children with math. Sign up to receive a math problem sent via email everyday. Each problem is presented at different levels along with answers and explanations. Join their mailing list.
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  • Internet Essentials - If your child receives free or reduced price school lunches, you may qualify for Internet Essentials from Comcast for just $9.95 a month. Click link to see how-it-works.

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  • District Math Competition - On Tuesday, March 26, 2013, Willingboro Public Schools held its 1st Annual District Math Competition at the Country Club Administration Building.  The theme of this academic competition mirrored the March Madness College Basketball Tournament.  The purpose of this competition is to celebrate our students’ achievement in mathematics, as well as stimulate an enthusiasm and love for problem-solving. Please see the linked Article and Event Program for full details.
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  • College and Career Planning - Naviance is here!  It is a proven resource that serves to inspire and guide students toward career and college readiness. It starts with students exploring options, setting goals and establishing an academic plan to meet those goals. The Naviance implementation begins with students' registration in 'Family Connections' followed by parent registration. Please see linked introduction letters for Willingboro High and Memorial Middle School. 
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  • Strategic Planning Session - Our final Strategic Planning Session was held Thursday, February 28, 2013, at the Country Club Administration Building. The theme for this session was "Creating An Action Plan" ... Enabling the GoalsPlease see the linked Meeting Minutes from our last planning session.
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  • Academic Review Winter 2014 - is a comprehensive newsletter from the Office of Academics that captures District curriculum initiatives in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Visual & Performing Arts...please read the Winter 2014 edition of this informative Newsletter.    
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  • Student Information System - Parents... you can monitor your child's academic progress via our Genesis 'Parent Portal'. Click on the Genesis link under the 'Students & Parents' Channel for information detailing how to obtain access. We look forward to your interaction.
     Genesis
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  • District 'Back to School' Nights - Parents please note the dates and times for SY 14-15 'Back to School Night' at your child's school in the linked schedule. This information is also posted on each school calendar as an 'Upcoming Event'.
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  • Homework Alert!  Dear Parents, please check with your children each school day regarding their homework assignments, review their work and help them develop questions for the next school day, and follow-up with teachers if it appears that no homework has been assigned. 'It takes a village to raise our children'.
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