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Mt. Ephraim School District Announces Dec. & Jan. Students of the Month

Each month at its monthly meeting, the Mt. Ephraim Board of Education honors the district’s students of the month. The students receive a certificate and are acknowledged for their hard work and accomplishments.

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Bellmawr School Board OK’s Interim Business Admin Contract 

The Bellmawr School Board approved the contract for Interim Business Administrator, Mark Ritter, effective January 30. The BOE also approved various emergent projects for Bellmawr Park and E.M. Burke School.

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SJO’s Year in Review: People Who Made a Difference in 2016

  What a difference a year makes. As 2016 draws to a close, SJO takes a look back at the stories that featured organizations or people who are making a difference in our communities. In this post, SJO highlights some of those people – from students spearheading a homeless project, to police and fire personnel […]

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Bellmawr School District’s Business Administrator Resigns

Bellmawr School District’s Business Administrator/Board Secretary,  Amy Capriotti, tendered her resignation effective January 16, 2017. At the December 21 meeting, the Bellmawr Board of Education (BOE) “reluctantly” voted to accept it. Capriotti is leaving the district after four years to take a position with Gloucester County Special Services/GCIT (Gloucester County Institute of Technology). Since Capriotti […]

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Bellmawr BOE Approves $315,500 Capital Reserve Transfer for Emergent Projects

At its November 21 Special Meeting, the Bellmawr Board of Education (BOE) approved the withdrawal of funds from its capital reserve account in the total amount of $315,500 to fund emergent projects for Bellmawr Park School and Ethel Burke School. When reached by telephone, Board Secretary/Business Administrator, Amy Capriotti, confirmed that BOE approved the Resolution […]

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Gloucester City BOE Interviews Candidates

At its special meeting on Tuesday night, the Gloucester City Board of Education (BOE) interviewed candidates for the vacancy left by Patrick Hagan, who resigned in May due to conflicts with college and work. The candidates who were listed on the BOE’s agenda to be interviewed for the vacancy were: Leon Harris, Michael Hopkins, Bruce Marks, […]

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Bellmawr Students Do Well On PARCC Tests

During last week’s meeting, the Bellmawr Board of Education (BOE) heard a presentation on the district’s PARCC scores from Director of Special Services, Dottie Specht, and Supervisor of Student Services, Roseanne Yezzo. Of the district’s scores, School superintendent, Annette Castiglione, said: “We anticipated the absolute worst, but I think we did well in comparison to […]

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Bellmawr Early Childhood Center Set to Open

School superintendent, Annette Castiglione, stated that despite delays, the Early Childhood Center will be ready for students on November 9. Castiglione said at last week’s Board of Education (BOE) meeting that she recently did a walk-through of the center and the furniture is in and the custodians have been cleaning the rooms. “The siding should […]