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For the 2020 Sustainability STEAM Challenge, Kindergarten through 2nd grade students learned about the environment and created flags celebrating the importance of green spaces and sustainable practices. Choose your favorite image from the finalists below. The winning image will be printed on a flag that will be displayed at the winning school, City Hall, and JCBOE headquarters.
The J. W. Wakeman Chapter of the National Elementary Honor Society invites the Wakeman student body, staff, and families to join us in showing our appreciation and care by creating Cards Of Hope. These handmade cards/signs allow us all the opportunity to engage in giving back in meaningful ways and to show our appreciation for our community based front line workers. These Cards of Hope will be sent to the healthcare community at Christ Hospital. Please send the cards by MONDAY, May 18, 2020: #1 You can post your card on our school’s Facebook page OR #2 Your parent can email your card to: Mrs. Barone, Please remember, you should only take a picture of the card itself and you can sign the card PS 6 student (do not include your name as it should remain confidential).


Mother's Day

Time: 8 AM
Location: Bring mom flowers

Mission Statement

Jotham W. Wakeman School Mission Statement
It is our Mission and Mandate to adhere to our Core Beliefs:  Our main purpose is to improve student achievement.  Effective instruction is our key to improving student achievement.  Effective instruction is delivered all day, every day.  Always have high expectations for ourselves and our students.

About Us

  • 70% of students meet or exceed expectations of NJSLA
  • Chess lessons during the school day from a chess master
  • Outperformed the state in ELA and Math on NJSLA on all grade levels