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Letter to EPS Parents About Police Activity Near Schools 1,8, 9 and 28


Olga Hugelmeyer



Superintendent of Schools




November 18, 2022


Dear Parents and Guardians:


The safety and wellbeing of all members of the Elizabeth Public Schools learning community is our top priority.


Please be informed that George Washington Academy School No. 1, iPrep Academy School No. 8, Jerome Dunn Academy School No. 9, and Juan Pablo Duarte – José Julián Martí School No. 28 were in shelter-in-place this morning at the recommendation of the Elizabeth Police Department due to police activity in the area. The shelter-in-place measure was taken as a safety precaution for students and team members.


Within an hour of the shelter-in-place order, we received guidance from the Elizabeth Police Department that the security measure could be lifted at Schools 1, 8, 9, and 28 and that they could resume their normal operating schedules.


Thank you for your continued support of Elizabeth Public Schools.


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Olga Hugelmeyer