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    September 8, 2023

    Important Dates

     

    September 7 - First Day of School 

    September 8 – Wear Your Red Cub Shirt!

    September 11-16 – Book Fair

    September 11 – Back-to-School Night – Kindergarten – 6:00p.m., Grade 3 – 7:00p.m.

    September 13 – Back-to-School Night – Grade 1 – 6:00p.m., Grade 2 – 7:00p.m.

    September 22 – Picture Day

    September 25 – Schools Closed – Yom Kippur

    September 29 – H.S.A. Block Party

     

     

    Transportation Bus Changes

    Please check your child’s bus information in Genesis, as changes may have been made to your child's bus number and bus pick-up/drop-off times.

     

    Transportation Bus Delays on Thursday

    School starts tomorrow, September 7! Please expect school bus transportation delays on the first days of school. We understand parents want to take photos of children boarding the school bus on the first days and encourage you to do so. Please take your photos as quickly as possible to ensure the bus can keep on schedule.

     

    If there are any significant bus delays tomorrow, we will notify parents via Genesis. We appreciate your patience as you wait for your child’s bus to pick up and drop off your child tomorrow morning and afternoon.

     

    We wish all our students a wonderful first day of school tomorrow.

     

    i-Ready Diagnostic

    Please CLICK HERE to read a message regarding the administration of this K-8 assessment.

     

    A Message from Our Librarian:

    To celebrate our Mary Poppins theme this year, please send in photos of your student(s) reading under any type of umbrella.

     

    The WHS Library will then display them on the bulletin board in the main hallway.

    You may send in physical photos or email them to the librarian at    vzanardi@readington.k12.nj.us

     

    New for 2023-2024 - PaySchools Central

    Readington Schools has transitioned to PaySchools beginning with the 2023-2024 school year.  Additional Food Service information can be found on the District website.  PaySchools Central can be used to add funds to your child's cafeteria account, set up auto replenishments, create meal restrictions and track cafeteria purchases. Parents and Guardians must register at PaySchoolsCentral.com and add each student to the new account.  The Student ID and Name entered must match the information contained in Genesis.  Please refer to the PaySchools Quick Guide or the Full User Guide for instructions.    Please click the "Forgot My Password" on the Genesis sign-in page if you're having trouble signing in.

     

    Please note that pending State approval, the Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals will be available in PaySchools.  The Application is also available on the District website and hard copies are available at the Board of Education Office.

     

    If you already have a PaySchools account from another district (i.e. Hunterdon Central) you will need to register for a new account using a different email address for Readington.

     

     

    H.S.A. News

     

    Invest in Your Child Fundraiser 

    The H.S.A.'s annual fundraiser which raises over 30% of our funds is underway.  Click here to go to our PTBoard site and donate $45 per family to support all of the wonderful events the H.S.A. sponsors to benefit our students and staff.  CLICK HERE to see exactly where your donation goes!

    New Families joining:

    *Go to readingtonhsa.ptboard.com and sign up

    *On "Join School" pop-up screen, enter your school code DKTAUN

    District Chair Event Opportunities
    The H.S.A. is looking for volunteers to chair/co-chair district-wide events! We still have chair opportunities available for our Winter Cookie event.  If you're interested or have any questions, please email us at readingtonschoolshsa@gmail.com

    Whitehouse School Chair Event Opportunities

    We are still looking for a chairperson (or two!) for the following event at WHS:  Winter Shoppe.  In the event that there is not a chair, these events will unfortunately need to be canceled.  If you're interested in chairing one of these events or would like to chat more about it, please contact Megan Dustin or Jacalyn Fowler:      megan.j.dustin@gmail.com/jacalynfowler@gmail.com

     

    Back To School Kits  

    For those of you who ordered the back to school kits, they have been delivered and will be waiting for your child in their classroom! Thank you for your order(s)!

    Scholastic Book Fair next week!

    It’s that time of year again! The WHS Book Fair will take place from Monday, September 11th through Friday, September 15th in the Whitehouse School Library. 

    We are so excited to welcome the kids back and look forward to seeing all of you parents on Back to School Night! 

    Our Book Fair offers eWallet, a safe and secure alternative to cash. Simply create a free account to add funds.  Any unused funds can be spent at The Scholastic Store Online or to fund a future eWallet. Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and get started with eWallet and online shopping:

    https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/whitehouseschool

    If you would like to volunteer to help out at the book fair, you can sign up with the link below:

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4CAEAB2BAAFBC34-book

    Just click the link, find your child’s teacher and time slot, and sign up! We look forward to seeing you next week!  

    WHS Block Party Registration

    Please join us for our Carnival Block Party at Whitehouse School on Friday, September 29th!  There will be yummy food, playing with friends, pony rides, a petting zoo and MORE!! Click here for registration details!

     

    Register for Block Party HERE!

     

     

    August 30, 2023

    We can’t wait to see you at our Open House on Wednesday, September 6 and on the first day of school, September 7.

    Love,

    Your Friends at Whitehouse School

     

    Important Dates:

    Wednesday, September 6:

    Kindergarten Bus Ride - 11:30 a.m.
    Open House - Kindergarten - 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
    Grades 1-3 New Family Orientation - 12:30 p.m. - 1:00p.m.
    Open House - Grades 1 - 3, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00p.m.

    September 7 - First Day of School 

    September 8 – Wear Your Red Cub Shirt!

    September 11-16 – Book Fair

    September 11 – Back-to-School Night – Kindergarten – 6:00p.m.

                                                                    Grade 3 – 7:00p.m.

    September 13 – Back-to-School Night – Grade 1 – 6:00p.m.

                                                                    Grade 2 – 7:00p.m.

    September 22 – Picture Day

    September 25 – Schools Closed – Yom Kippur

    September 29 – H.S.A. Block Party

    A Message from Our Librarian:

    To celebrate our Mary Poppins theme this year, please send in photos of your student(s) reading under any type of umbrella.

    The WHS Library will then display them on the bulletin board in the main hallway.

    You may send in physical photos or email them to the librarian at   vzanardi@readington.k12.nj.us

    District Offices and Schools

    Please be advised that all district offices and schools will be closed from 8:00 AM-10:00 AM on Tuesday, September 5th, for a staff welcome back meeting.

    New for 2023-2024 - PaySchools Central

    Readington Schools has transitioned to PaySchools beginning with the 2023-2024 school year.  Additional Food Service information can be found on the District website.  PaySchools Central can be used to add funds to your child's cafeteria account, set up auto replenishments, create meal restrictions and track cafeteria purchases. Parents and Guardians must register at PaySchoolsCentral.com and add each student to the new account.  The Student ID and Name entered must match the information contained in Genesis.  Please refer to the PaySchools Quick Guide or the Full User Guide for instructions.    Please click the "Forgot My Password" on the Genesis sign-in page if you're having trouble signing in.

    Please note that pending State approval, the Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals will be available in PaySchools.  The Application is also available on the District website and hard copies are available at the Board of Education Office.

    If you already have a PaySchools account from another district (i.e. Hunterdon Central) you will need to register for a new account using a different email address for Readington.

    H.S.A. News

    WHS Event Chair Opportunities

    We are still looking for a chairperson (or two!) for the following event at WHS:  Winter Shoppe.  In the event that there is not a chair, these events will unfortunately need to be canceled.  If you're interested in chairing one of these events or would like to chat more about it, please contact Megan Dustin or Jacalyn Fowler:      megan.j.dustin@gmail.com/jacalynfowler@gmail.com

    Kindergarten Meetup

    The Readington Home School Association (H.S.A.) would like to welcome our incoming Kindergarteners and their families to the Readington School community.  We are hosting a playground meetup for any children planning to attend Kindergarten at Whitehouse School in the fall 2023. Friday September 1st (rain date) at Pickell Park from 6:00-7:00pm. Of course, siblings are welcome. Please see the attached for more information.

    Invest in Your Child Fundraiser 

    The H.S.A.'s annual fundraiser which raises over 30% of our funds is underway.  Click here to go to our PTBoard site and donate $45 per family to support all of the wonderful events the H.S.A. sponsors to benefit our students and staff.  CLICK HERE to see exactly where your donation goes!

    New Families joining:

    *Go to readingtonhsa.ptboard.com and sign up

    *On "Join School" pop-up screen, enter your school code DKTAUN

    Back-To-School Kits  

    For those of you who ordered the back-to-school kits, they have been delivered and will be waiting for your child in their classroom! Thank you for your order(s)!

    Book Fair

    The WHS Book Fair will take place from Monday, September 11th through Friday. September 15th in the Whitehouse School Library.  Volunteer opportunities will be posted soon.   The book fair will be open for a parent shopping event during Back-to-School Night!

    Our Book Fair offers eWallet, a safe and secure alternative to cash. Simply create a free account to add funds.  Any unused funds can be spent at The Scholastic Store Online or to fund a future eWallet. Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and get started with eWallet and online shopping:

    https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bf/whitehouseschool

    WHS Block Party - Save the Date

    Come hang out, eat, play games and have a BLAST at the WHS Carnival Block Party!  You won't want to miss this awesome event!

    Date: Friday, September 29th

    Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm

    Stay tuned for more information and registration!

     

     

    August 23, 2023

    Welcome Back to School!

    Dear WHS Families,

    It is time to begin another tremendously rewarding school year!  It should prove to be filled with fun and wonder, as we strive to ensure that your children thrive in our care.  At 2:00pm today, you should be able to access information in the parent portal, including your child’s new teacher assignment.  Be sure to check out the teacher’s webpage with your child!  Additionally, please click here or see the links below to view some very important items.

    Warmly,

    Dr. Ann T. DeRosa


    WHS School Supply Lists (Please click link.)

     

    Dr. DeRosa's Back-to-School Letter! (Please click link.)


    Letter to Students from Dr. DeRosa (Please click link.)


    Important Things to Know (Please click link.)

     

    Whitehouse School Parent Handbook (Please click link.)

     

     

    A Message from Our Librarian:

    To celebrate our Mary Poppins theme this year, please send in photos of your student(s) reading under any type of umbrella. The WHS Library will then display them on the bulletin board in the main hallway.

    You may send in physical photos or email them to the librarian at    vzanardi@readington.k12.nj.us

     

    WHS News

     

    We look forward to seeing you soon!  Please join us for Open House on September 6 anytime from 1:00p.m. to 2:00p.m.  Also, if applicable, please check out the flyers for the other special events on that day for the groups listed below:

     

    Kindergarten Bus Ride  (Please click link.)

     

    Grades 1-3 New Family Orientation  (Please click link.)

     

    Wednesday, September 6:

    Kindergarten Bus Ride - 11:30 a.m.
    Open House - Kindergarten - 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
    New Family Orientation -  Grades 1 - 3, 12:30 p.m. - 1:00p.m.
    Open House - Grades 1 - 3, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00p.m.

     

    Thursday, September 7: First Day of School 

     

     

    New for 2023-2024 - PaySchools Central

    Readington Schools has transitioned to PaySchools beginning with the 2023-2024 school year.  Additional Food Service information can be found on the District website.  PaySchools Central can be used to add funds to your child's cafeteria account, set up auto replenishments, create meal restrictions and track cafeteria purchases. Parents and Guardians must register at PaySchoolsCentral.com and add each student to the new account.  The Student ID and Name entered must match the information contained in Genesis.  Please refer to the PaySchools Quick Guide or the Full User Guide for instructions.    Please click the "Forgot My Password" on the Genesis sign-in page if you're having trouble signing in.

     

    Please note that pending State approval, the Application for Free and Reduced Price School Meals will be available in PaySchools.  The Application is also available on the District website and hard copies are available at the Board of Education Office.

     

    If you already have a PaySchools account from another district (i.e. Hunterdon Central) you will need to register for a new account using a different email address for Readington.

     

    Superintendent Parent Night / Welcome New Families

    Please join Dr. Hart and the Home School Association, Ms. Lindsay Salaj-President and Ms. Jessica Lestuk-Executive Vice President, on Wednesday, August 30, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. in the BOE Conference Room located in the board office wing of Holland Brook School. Conversation Topic: Welcome to Readington! We look forward to seeing you there. For more information, please click here. Please RSVP by August 25 to rsvp@readington.k12.nj.us

     

    H.S.A. News

     

    H.S.A. Spirit Wear Sale—FINAL DAYS!

    Time to show your school spirit! The H.S.A.'s Spirit Wear sale is going on now! There are updated designs and newly added items to choose from!  Shop now before the store closes on Sunday, August 27th! When placing orders, choose the "pick up" delivery option at check out and items will be shipped free to your child's school and sent home with them.  Spirit wear will be delivered to school on/around October 9th. 

    Click the following link to shop: HSA SPIRIT WEAR STORE

     

    WHS Event Chair Opportunities

    We are still looking for a chairperson (or two!) for the following events at WHS:  Winter Shoppe and Mini-Courses.  In the event that there is not a chair, these events will unfortunately need to be canceled.  If you're interested in chairing one of these events or would like to chat more about it, please contact Megan Dustin or Jacalyn Fowler:  megan.j.dustin@gmail.com/jacalynfowler@gmail.com

     

    District Chair Event Opportunities
    The H.S.A. is looking for volunteers to chair/co-chair district-wide events! CLICK HERE to see the chair/co-chair openings.  If you have any questions, please email us at readingtonschoolshsa@gmail.com.

     

    Kindergarten Meetup

    The Readington Home School Association (H.S.A.) would like to welcome our incoming Kindergarteners and their families to the Readington School community. We are hosting a playground meetup for any children planning to attend Kindergarten at Whitehouse School in the fall 2023. Of course, siblings are welcome. Please see the attached for more information.

     

     

    August 16, 2023

     

    Teacher Assignment/Bus Information

    Parents will be provided access to the Genesis Parent Portal on Wednesday, August 23, at 2:00 p.m. to complete forms and view student schedules, teacher assignments, and bus information. Details to follow next week.

     

    Superintendent Parent Night / Welcome New Families

    Please join Dr. Hart and the Home School Association, Ms. Lindsay Salaj-President and Ms. Jessica Lestuk-Executive Vice President, on Wednesday, August 30, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. in the BOE Conference Room located in the board office wing of Holland Brook School. Conversation Topic: Welcome to Readington! We look forward to seeing you there. For more information, please click here. Please RSVP by August 25 to rsvp@readington.k12.nj.us

     

    New Cafeteria Software Vendor / Payschools

    The Readington Township Board of Education is nearly complete in transitioning to its new cafeteria software vendor, Payschools. Parents/guardians should receive direct communication by next week with detailed steps to create an account, view their child(ren)'s balances, and make deposits/pay fees as warranted. The district shall share helplines and contact information for anyone needing assistance navigating the new system. As always, should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ray Egbert (rayegbert@readington.k12.nj.us) or Jason Bohm (jbohm@readington.k12.nj.us), or by calling 908-534-2885. Thank you for being so accommodating during this necessary migration.

     

     

    WHS News

    We look forward to seeing you soon!  Please join us for Open House on September 6 anytime from 1:00p.m. to 2:00p.m.  Also, if applicable, please check out the flyers for the other special events on that day for the groups listed below:

     

    Kindergarten Bus Ride

     

    Grades 1-3 New Family Orientation

     

    Wednesday, September 6:

    Kindergarten Bus Ride - 11:30 a.m.
    Open House - Kindergarten - 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.
    New Family Orientation -  Grades 1 - 3, 12:30 p.m. - 1:00p.m.
    Open House - Grades 1 - 3, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00p.m.

    Thursday, September 7: First Day of School 

    Click on the following link for our  WHS Supply Lists

     

    HSA News

     

    Welcome back WHS Parents, students, and staff!  We hope you are soaking up your last few weeks of summer and enjoying every minute with your families.  We're looking forward to an exciting year ahead and can't wait to see you in September!  Please feel free to reach out to either of us at any time with any HSA related questions.  We would love for you to be involved!  

    Megan Dustin and Jacalyn Fowler, HSA VP's for Whitehouse School 

    megan.j.dustin@gmail.com & jacalynfowler@gmail.com

     

    Kindergarten Meetup

    The Readington Home School Association (H.S.A.) would like to welcome our incoming Kindergarteners and their families to the Readington School community. We are hosting a playground meetup for any children planning to attend Kindergarten at Whitehouse School in the fall 2023. Of course, siblings are welcome. Please see the attached for more information.

     

    WHS Event Chair Opportunities

    We are still looking for a chairperson (or two!) for the following events at WHS:  Winter Shoppe and Mini-Courses.  In the event that there is not a chair, these events will unfortunately need to be canceled.  If you're interested in chairing one of these events or would like to chat more about it, please contact Megan Dustin or Jacalyn Fowler:  megan.j.dustin@gmail.com/jacalynfowler@gmail.com

     

    H.S.A. Spirit Wear Sale!

    Time to show your school spirit! The H.S.A.'s Spirit Wear sale is going on now! There are updated designs and newly added items to choose from!  Shop now before the store closes on Sunday, August 27th! When placing orders, choose the "pick up" delivery option at check out and items will be shipped free to your child's school and sent home with them.  Spirit wear will be delivered to school on/around October 9th. 

    Click the following link to shop: HSA SPIRIT WEAR STORE

     

    Homeroom Representative Volunteer Opportunities at TBS, WHS and HBS

    The Readington H.S.A. is currently recruiting Homeroom Representatives, or classroom parents, for our elementary grades preschool through 5th grade.  If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the form 2023-2024 HR Rep Volunteer Form by no later than August 18th.  Please reach out to readingtonschoolshsa@gmail.com with any questions. 

    District Chair Event Opportunities
    The H.S.A. is looking for volunteers to chair/co-chair district-wide events! CLICK HERE to see the chair/co-chair openings.  If you have any questions, please email us at readingtonschoolshsa@gmail.com. 

     

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    Kindergarten Homeroom Representative Opportunities at WHS

    The Readington H.S.A. is currently recruiting Homeroom Representatives, or classroom parents, for our elementary grades preschool through 5th grade. 

    If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the survey form linked below by August 18th.

    2023-2024 Homeroom Representative Volunteer Form

    Any questions, please reach out to readingtonschoolshsa@gmail.com
    Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering!

    Summer Play Date

    The Readington Home School Association (H.S.A.) would like to welcome our incoming Kindergarteners and their families to the Readington School community. We are hosting a playground meetup for any children planning to attend Kindergarten at Whitehouse School in the fall 2023. Of course, siblings are welcome. Please see the attached for more information.
     
    Want to learn more about the Readington Home School Association and how you can get involved, then visit our website: www.readington.k12.nj.us/Page/3690. or Follow us on Facebook: Readington HSA.
     
    Don't forget to purchase your school spirit wear. The last day to order is Sun, Aug 27th.
     
    Any questions, please reach out to readingtonschoolshsa@gmail.com.
     
    We look forward to meeting you!
     
    Readington H.S.A. 
     
     

    Bus

    SAVE THE DATE

    Kindergarten Bus Ride

    September 6, 2023

    11:30a.m. to 12:45p.m.

    Click here for more details!