HELMETTA, NJ - Back-to-school preparations are in full swing as students, teachers and parents hold on to the last few days of summer before the Spotswood School District returns to classes on Thursday, September 5. The district's staff comes back on Tuesday, September 3. A special back-to-school prayer service is set for Sunday, August 25 at 9 a.m. at St. George's Church. St. George's Church is located on 56 Main Street in Helmetta. All are welcome.