Monday, May 24, 2010

In Print: G'wood's Lone School will House Pre-K thru Junior High

Because of budget cuts Garwood's Lincoln school will be the one-stop location for children in town.

Poll: Is it appropriate to have pre-k students and juinor high schoolers in the same building?

Garwood Borough Council announces plans for pre-kindergarden through eighth grade Lincoln School
By Cranford Chronicle
May 20, 2010, 8:01PM
By Carolyn Freundlich
GARWOOD — Plans were revealed for accommodating pre-kindergarten through eighth grade classes in Lincoln School for 2010-11 school year at Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting.

The pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes are relocating to Lincoln School from Washington School because Washington will be closed next year because of budget cuts. Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten will occupy four classrooms; to accommodate the extra classes, Superintendent Dr. Teresa Quigley outlined a plan that will reorganize the usual placement of classes on all three floors of Lincoln — the basement, first floor and second floor. Class sizes will not be increased.

The pre-kindergarten and kindergarten will be on the first floor along Walnut Avenue. First graders will be moved upstairs to the third floor, along with the second through the fifth grades. The sixth through the eighth grade classes will be on both floors.


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