Classes began Monday in Gloucester and Mathews, and opening day went off without a hitch, according to the new superintendents in the two counties.
“It went great,” said Gloucester County Public Schools superintendent Dr. Anthony Vladu.
Monday morning, Vladu rode the bus to pick up the first child on the longest route. He also rode the bus at the end of the day to drop off the last student. He said the kindergarteners were excited that first morning on the bus ride to school. He also observed their exhaustion by the end of the day.
Vladu had a busy Monday, visiting all eight schools and meeting with School Resource Officers in each building. He was able to interact with students and staff throughout the day. There were no transportation issues for the first day. “That is no small task,” he said.
Vladu said the Gloucester High School traffic issue will improve as construction is ongoing and he is grateful for parents and students navigating the changes well...
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