Breaking News - Parkview School Closed Due To Mold Outbreak


MILLTOWN, NJ - BREAKING NEWS. The Milltown Board of Education has announced that Parkview School will be temporarily closed due to a mold outbreak found in the school. Students from Parkview will be attending classes at Our Lady Of Lourdes School on a temporary basis.

The full details are provided in the following letter from School Superintendent Dr. Stephanie Brown:

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Joyce Kilmer School will remain open on a normal school schedule. All activities scheduled for Parkview this week are cancelled. School will be open for a half-day session on Wednesday, Sept. 11 and Thursday, Sept. 12 at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Milltown. Students should be dropped off at the Booream Avenue entrance. Parkview will remain closed on Friday according to the original school calendar.   
Morning and afternoon SACC will be relocated to Our Lady of Lourdes in the cafeteria and will follow the regular SACC early dismissal schedule. Please remember to pack a lunch and extra snack for all SACC children. This information will be followed up in an eblast and a second call will also follow.   
The school has arranged supervision for a limited number of students at Our Lady of Lourdes on Monday and Tuesday. Email Mrs. Ferlazzo at and in the subject area indicate “Emergency Childcare”,  so the school can have an estimate of how many students to expect for emergency child care. If you are coming for emergency child care on Monday and Tuesday, you will need to send your child with a lunch and snack. 
More details regarding this closing can be accessed on the link below and will be addressed at the BOE meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Again, this closing is only impacting Parkview students, and NOT Joyce Kilmer students.
The Alternative Press of Milltown/Spotswood will provide regular updates as provided

UPDATE Monday Sept. 9, 11:20AM -

Emergency Child Care at Our Lady of Lourdes
If you are in need of emergency child care for Monday and Tuesday, more details are below.

Emergency child care will be offered at OLOL from 8:10am to 2:45pm. This ranges from the
normal beginning of drop-off loop to the end of the school day.

Students in emergency child care will need to be a lunch and snack. Lunch will not be provided.

Parent drop-off traffic should take Van Liew to Lawrence to Booream.

Parent pick-up will be on the black top area outside the school on Booream.

Cars are not permitted on the black top area. Please park on the street.

SACC will continue regular hours of operation on Monday and Tuesday, and then continue hours
of operation aligned with an early dismissal day.
Children who are not already enrolled in SACC,
and are in need of aftercare, should contract Julie Petry at Milltown Borough.

SACC children need to bring an extra snack.

Emergency child care is a courtesy the district is extending to parents in this unexpected
situation, and will be free of charge on Monday, 9/9/13 and Tuesday, 9/10/13.

There will be a nurse, administrator, teachers and aides at OLOL for emergency child care supervision.


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