CAMDEN, NJ — More than 1,500 Chromebook laptops will be distributed this week starting Tuesday to Camden high school students as the district works to better the experience of learning and teaching from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

"For the past month, we have worked with many community and state education partners to close the digital divide and keep our students connected to learning," the Camden City School District (CCSD) said in a statement.

The district was gifted $400,000 in donations from the Camden Education Fund, Townsend Press and the Campbell Soup Company for students across all six district high schools at the end of March. 

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Gov. Phil Murphy said last week that the continued closure of school buildings will last until at least May 15, saying the mandate will be revisited next month. 

If you have questions on the distribution in Camden (schedule available below) or cannot make the designated pick-up time, reach out to a school leader, district officials said. 

Anyone making a pick-up needs to have the following: a student identification number and the name of their homeroom teacher.

The district is also working to secure laptops for K-8 students who need them and will provide updates on the district website.

Chromebook Deployment Schedule 

Date

Location 

Assigned Schools 

Juniors and 

Seniors 

Freshmen and Sophomores 

Tuesday, 

April 21 

Camden High 

Camden High and BPLA 

 

10am - 12pm 

 

12 - 2pm

Wednesday, 

April 22 

Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson 

 

10am - 12pm 

 

12 - 2pm

Friday, 

April 24

Creative Arts 

Creative Arts, Pride, and Brimm 

 

10am - 12pm 

 

12 - 2pm

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