WARREN, NJ - On Tuesday, Sept. 3, the Warren Township Board of Education had the final meeting before the opening of school on Sept. 9. A reception for new teachers preceded the meeting, and new teachers and paraprofessionals were welcomed by the Board.
Workers are nearing completion on the roof at Woodland School as part of a $1,225,000 roof replacement project approved by the Warren Township Board of Education in April. Grass field and playground improvements are also underway at Woodland and windows are being replaced at Central School. Due to the heavy rains, the roof and field projects experienced delays.
On Sept. 4, all Warren K-8 grade students had an opportunity to enter their schools. K-5 were able to meet their teachers, see their desks and reaquaint with friends. At the Middle School, the sixth grade students spent a longer period of time getting to know their homeroom teachers and learning their locker combinations.
Warren Township Schools will again review the security practices, policies and individual buildings of township schools as school starts this September, Superintendent Dr. Tami Crader told the Board of Education. Crader said she intends to meet with Warren Police Chief Russell Leffert on Monday, Sept. 9, to review security audits.