Somers Point schools will remain closed

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SOMERS POINT – Superintendent Jeff Miller has announced that school will not open Monday, Sept. 10 due to ongoing mold removal.

Evidence of mold has been found in the each of the three school buildings, Miller announced late Thursday, Sept. 6, resulting in delaying the opening of all Somers Point School District schools.

No opening day has been announced.

Miller said school officials met with contractors Thursday to update the progress of mold remediation and added the initial test results have yet to be received.

He said officials will meet daily and will relay information to the public as soon as a timeline is established.

"We regret the inconvenience and are anxious to get school started as soon as possible," said Miller in a statement. "Please understand that the health of students and staff members is our number one priority."

The Current previously reported that mold was found in the media center of Jordan Road School Friday, Aug. 31. Miller said Tuesday, Sept. 4 that school would not open as previously scheduled on Wednesday due to the mold remediation.

Updates are being posted on the district website www.somerspoint.schoolfusion.us. 

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