MILLTOWN, NJ - On February 4, the Milltown Education Foundation received a special gift from the Northfield Bank Foundation; a check for $10,000. The donation will be used to help build a large motor/sensory playground for preschool and kindergarten students at the Milltown School District's Parkview School. The Milltown Education Foundation is working in conjunction with the Milltown School District on the project.
"The preschool is inclusive of students with special needs and the kindergarten was expanded to full day," explained Miltown Education Foundation President Laura Carasso. "The playground will help support the new state requirements for daily physical activity and meet the needs of Parkview’s youngest population."
The Milltown Education Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports the borough's schools. The special presentation was made on the space where the playground will be built at the Parkview School. Northfield Bank Foundation Director Diane Senerchia made the presentation to Kate Scotto, the treasurer of the Milltown Education Foundation. Milltown Board of Education President Carl Schneider, Parkview School Principal Eric Siegel and Milltown Education Foundation Trustee Kelly Sirna were also on hand for the event as was Parkview's preschool and kindergarten teachers and their students.
Milltown's Parkview School houses the borough's preschool to third grade programs and has more than 300 students.