Dear Delran Intermediate School Families,
Registration is still available for the brand new summer camp program in the area of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics), for students entering grades 4, 5, and 6 in the fall.
For more Information: Click here for the website & to download registration forms or view the promotional video produced by the DHS Film Club or Click here to read a press release about the camp
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May 4, 2016
Dear Delran Stakeholders,
In recent months you may have become aware of high amounts of lead found in water sources in New Jersey towns. Additionally, lead levels in water has been covered by local and state media and has been identified as an area of concern for legislators and even the Governor. All with good reason!
I write to you today to outline the testing that took place in Delran Township Public Schools and, additionally, to share the results with you.
On April 19, 2016 the District contracted Coastal Environmental to conduct testing of all water sources in our facilities. Samples were drawn from over fifty water sources and forwarded to the International Asbestos Testing Laboratories for analysis.
On April 26, 2016 we received formal information that all water sources in District facilities tested well below maximum levels identified by the Environmental Protection Agency. All District water sources are within acceptable, healthy, limits.
You can access the report on the District website HERE. In the report you will note that all of the water sources in the District are significantly below the 15.0 parts per billion metric identified by the EPA, with many of them less the 2.0 parts per billion.
The results indicate the following:
- 51 sources, or 100% of the tested sources are below the maximum limit of 15 parts per billion
- 44 sources, or 86% of the tested sources are below 2 parts per billion
- 5 sources, or 9% of tested sources are below 3 parts per billion
- 2 sources, or 4% of tested sources are below 7 parts per billion
If you click HERE you can find additional information from the EPA regarding lead in drinking water.
The Board of Education will remain vigilant in the monitoring of its water sources and quality and make every effort to keep you informed. If you have any questions regarding the testing for lead in District water sources, please contact my office at your convenience.
Brian Brotschul, Ed. D.
Superintendent of Schools
Delran residents Lucy Horton and Mike Piper started an activist and awareness group called Our Fair Share to bring awareness to school funding. Below is a recent article that outlines their work:
Our Fair Share POLITICO Article