EDISON, NJ - James Monroe Elementary School and its children need help.
Monroe Elementary was consumed by fire Saturday
evening in Edison Township, and while officials continue to investigate the cause of the fire and look for temporary facilities to finish the school year, a Monroe teacher and principal have taken the initiative to begin replacing the children's books that were lost in the fire.
The majority of books listed are inexpensive, starting at a few dollars each, and would go a long way towards helping out a school and community in need.
To assist parents, teachers, and students the following was published on the Edison Township Public School website and Facebook
JAMES MONROE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL INFORMATION
1. Monday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - There will be no school for students who attend James Monroe Elementary School.
2. Monday, March 24, 2014 - There will be a Parent Meeting/Press Conference at Edison High School at 7:30PM.
3. Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - School will reconvene for James Monroe students with space being provided at Middlesex County College. Bussing will be provided. (All details will be provided at the Parent Meeting/Press Conference at Edison High School on March 24th.)
4. Counseling services will be available at the Education Center, (312 Pierson Avenue, Edison) for James Monroe students, staff, and members of the community. (Counseling services for students attending other Edison Public Schools will be available at the respective school.)