Salem Middle School Students Find a New Home

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Salem County, N.J. -

After the ceiling of their school collapsed last year, some South Jersey middle schoolers will once again be heading back to class together.

Immediately after the collapse of the Salem Middle School classroom ceiling in September of 2016, the students were sent to three different schools to finish out the school year.

On Friday, August 11th, State Senate President Steve Sweeney announced an agreement which secures new classroom space for displaced students at Saint Mary's School in the city of Salem.

Sweeney, along with New Jersey School Development Authority's CEO Charlie McKenna and other officials, toured the former parochial school in June and found that it would be an improvement over sending the kids to three different schools.

The students and their teachers will be able to move into the new space for the upcoming school year. 

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