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Opening Day

Overview of Opening Day Package 2023-2024

In the past, the Barnegat Township School District has sent home many documents on opening day for your review, a collection of standard district policies and student permission forms.  This year the opening day packets only contained forms which must be signed and returned.  The following section contains documents which are informational in nature and need only your review.            

A welcome letter from Dr. Latwis gives specifics on the information that you will need for the opening day of school. Opening Day Letter 

1.   Pupil Attendance/Conduct - Student attendance will ensure academic success.   Please note the definitions, procedures, and requirements relating to the attendance and conduct policies.

2. Medication in School - Administration of medication in school must adhere to specific procedures. These forms can be found on-line here and listed on each school's site under the heading "School Nurse" or by requesting these forms from your school nurse.

3. Vaccine Preventable Disease Program - We are requesting all parents/guardians read the directives from the State of New Jersey regarding student immunizations: Vaccine Directive.

4. A list of Back-to-School Nights and Evening Conferences is included for your information: Back to School Night & Evening Conferences

5. The District Calendar for 2023-2024 is listed for your use: District Calendar

6. List of School Hours: School Hours

7. My School Bucks Flyer - information on setting up your child's My School Bucks account: My School Bucks Flyer

8. Zero Tolerance Information is provided. Zero tolerance will be maintained for threats, violence and/or weapons in our schools (Policies 5512.02, 5512, 5611and 5613). See #1 above

9. HPV Information - for students in Grades 6 and above: HPV Information

10. At Risk informational flyer: At Risk Checklist

11. "A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety" is included for your information: Internet Safety

12. "How to Effectively Communicate with School Officials/Chain of Command": Hierarchy of Support

13. Additional Student Insurance (voluntary) NJ Student Accident Insurance & Accident Insurance Flyer