Update: Freehold Township Schools Close, Freehold Borough Schools Open

Freehold Township schools will remain closed until Monday, Nov. 12. Freehold Borough Schools will open with a two-hour delay on Wednesday, Nov. 7.

This story was updated at 6:40 p.m. with information from the Freehold Township School District.

While Freehold Borough students head back into the classroom tomorrow in over a week, Freehold Township students will stay home.

An announcement on the Freehold Borough School website stated that classes will resume in the Borough on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The announcement continued to state that all schools and offices will open two-hours later than their usual time.

All afterschool programs will take place for Borough student's tomorrow, weather permitting. For more information visit the Freehold Borough school’s website.

Freehold Township schools will remain closed this week and will reopen on Monday, Nov. 12. The Township School District website cites power and safety concerns as reasons for remaining closed this week.

Technokat November 07, 2012 at 04:02 PM
The township cited three reasons: 1. Power outage at MWES and the surrounding neighborhood 2. No lunch available 3. Bus issues regarding gasoline and road closures including traffic signals, trees, downed wires--not entirely safe for transporting children AND not particularly efficient for running bussing on a three-tiered schedule. Yes, it's complicated. The borough does not have the wide-spread geography nor does it have the volume of students without access to food as the township does. FRSD is also out until Nov. 12. You're frustrated, understandably, but running a district is far more complex than the average person might think.
Technokat November 08, 2012 at 04:55 AM
Not sure what you mean. You claim you went on school websites. From where else would you get this info.?
Jeanine November 08, 2012 at 05:06 AM
i just clicked the links they gave in this article . the confusion is they are talking about the elementary kids and middle school. But it didnt state that in the article it only said Freehold Borough students. the high school is not included in this even though they are boro students
Technokat November 08, 2012 at 05:26 AM
Ah, I understand. The high schools, whether borough or township, are part of the Freehold Regional School District: FRSD. I can see where the confusion is. I think that's why the township high school is called FTHS and the borough high school is called FHS. That takes the word "boro" out of equation. FTS and FBS refer to the K-8 districts.
Technokat November 08, 2012 at 05:33 AM
Update. Borough schools are now closed due to the snow. That is, K-8 borough schools.


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