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Are you interested in becoming a school board member?  Please click on the link above for more information.
Click on the link above for details on food canning sessions being held in June.
Click on the title above to view the budget edition of The Connection newsletter. 
Click on the title above to view the 2016-2017 User Friendly School District Budget.
Click on the title above to view the 2016-2017 budget Powerpoint presentation made at the April 28, 2016, Budget Public Hearing/ Regular Board of Education meeting.
Click the title above to view the latest newsletter, which discusses the district's PARCC test results. 
Click on the title above to view the district's testing information. 
Congratulations to Woodstown Middle School teacher Chelsea Collins for being selected by the New Jersey Department of Education as New Jersey's State Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016. Commissioner David Hespe presented Mrs. Collins with her award at the State Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at the Department of Education headquarters in Trenton.  This award is the most prestigious and distinguished award a teacher can achieve in the State.  Congratulations, Mrs. Collins, on achieving this honor!
Beginning July 1, 2015, Woodstown High School will start accepting non-resident tuition students.  
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Click on the title above for a message from the New Jersey School Boards Association. 
2015-2016 SALEM COUNTY TEACHER OF THE YEAR: Congratulations to Woodstown Middle School Language Arts Teacher Chelsea Collins who has been selected as the Salem County Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Collins graduated with distinction from Penn State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising and Public Relations and minors in English, Business, and International Studies. She returned to The College of New Jersey to pursue her Master of Arts in Teaching, where she was honored with the Graduate Student Researcher Award in 2011.  Mrs. Collins currently teaches sixth grade Language Arts and is the sixth grade Academic Team Leader.   Mrs. Collins has been influential in her content area as well as her field on a state and national level as she has co-­authored articles on world-renowned educational expert Steve Barkley’s blog and has presented the best practices on establishing an Independent Reading program at the NJPSA conference.  She has been chosen to serve on a New Jersey Department of Education panel that recently traveled to Washington, DC to help influence policy in education. Mrs. Collins will go on to pursue the prestigious New Jersey Teacher of the Year Award which will be announced in October.
WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN THE GOVERNOR DECLARES A STATE OF EMERGENCY?  We always receive a lot of questions on what exactly it means when the Governor declares a “State of Emergency” as he did with the last couple of weather events. Many think that means no one is allowed on the highways and all non-essential businesses must close, including schools, but that is not the case.  The Governor's declaration authorizes him to “speed State agency assistance to communities in need. It enables him to make resources immediately available to rescue, evacuate, shelter, provide essential commodities (i.e., heating fuel, food, etc.) and quell disturbances in affected localities. It may also position the State to seek federal assistance when the scope of the event exceeds the State's resources.”
It is the Office of Emergency Management that has the authority to declare a State of Emergency that could result in the closing of businesses, schools, etc. and restrictions on travel such as occurred with Hurricane Sandy. So when an announcement is broadcast that the Governor has declared a State of Emergency, that does not necessarily mean that schools will automatically be closed. That is a local decision unless otherwise mandated by the Office of Emergency Management. The attached document articulates the difference between the two.  Click this link for details.
Located in Salem County, the Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District consists of four  schools: Early Childhood Learning Center (grades Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten), Mary S. Shoemaker Elementary School (grades 1 through 5), Woodstown Middle School (grades 6 through 8), and Woodstown High School (grades 9 through 12).  All four schools serve the residents of the Borough of Woodstown and Township of Pilesgrove.  In addition, the high school receives students from Alloway and Upper Pittsgrove Townships as well as a portion of Oldmans Township.

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  • At the regular meeting held on August 27, 2015, the Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional Board of Education approved the appointment of Mrs. Nannette Hathaway as the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Coordinator effective September 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016.  In accordance with Board Policy #5131.1 -- Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB), the following staff members are designated as the district contacts:

    Mrs. Nannette Hathaway, District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
    Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District
    135 East Avenue, Woodstown, NJ 08098
    Telephone: 769-0144, extension 55229
    Email: hathaway.n@woodstown.org

    Mr. Joseph Ursino, High School Anti-Bullying Specialist
    Woodstown High School, 140 East Avenue, Woodstown, NJ 08098
    Telephone: 769-0144, extension 55240
    Email: ursino.j@woodstown.org

    Mrs. Kimberly Nelson, Middle School Anti-Bullying Specialist
    Woodstown Middle School, 15 Lincoln Avenue, Woodstown, NJ 08098
    Telephone: 769-0144, extension 77237
    Email: nelson.k@woodstown.org

    Mrs. Jennifer Hildebrand, Shoemaker School Anti-Bullying Specialist
    Mary S. Shoemaker School, 201 East Millbrooke Avenue, Woodstown, NJ 08098
    Telephone: 769-0144, extension 66131
    Email: hildebrand.j@woodstown.org

    Mr. Grant Hildebrand, ECLC Anti-Bullying Specialist
    Woodstown-Pilesgrove Early Childhood Learning Center,
    211 East Lake Road, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
    Telephone: 769-0144, extension 33110
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