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Click on the title above to view the Superintendent's back to school message. 
Beginning July 1, 2015, Woodstown High School will start accepting non-resident tuition students.  
Click on the title above to view the budget edition of The Connection newsletter. 
Click on the title above to view the 2015-2016 budget Powerpoint presentation made at the April 30, 2015, Budget Public Hearing/ Regular Board of Education meeting.
Click on title above to view the proposal which was presented to the Board of Education on November 20, 2014.
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Click on the title above for a message from the New Jersey School Boards Association. 
2014-2015 SALEM COUNTY TEACHER OF THE YEAR: Congratulations to our own Sue Dyer who has been selected as Salem County Teacher of the Year. It is a well earned honor that is reflective of Mrs. Dyer's dedication, skill, and contributions as an outstanding educator. We are fortunate and proud to be beneficiaries of her talents and that she has brought such distinction and honor to our school district. Sue will now move on as a candidate for New Jersey Teacher of the Year. We wish her the best of luck.
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.
TELEPHONE SYSTEM UPGRADE:  In October, 2013, the district's telephone system was upgraded, resulting in a change to individuals' extensions.  As a general rule, with some exceptions, extensions remain as they were, but now have a 2-digit prefix as follows:  Shoemaker School = 66; Middle School = 77; High School = 55; Central Office = 22.  The Early Childhood Learning Center is also now part of the same system, and its 2-digit prefix is 33.  Click this sentence for "key" district contact numbers.
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 28, 2014, the Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional Board of Education approved the appointment of Mrs. Nannette Hathaway as the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Coordinator effective September 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015.  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 66132
    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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