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Ware Academy celebrates new addition, 70th anniversary

Ware Academy held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday afternoon to celebrate a recent addition and renovations at the school. The changes mark the end of the first phase of the school’s master facilities plan.

Ware is also celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, and provided the following outline of its history:

“Seventy years ago, a few concerned parents decided bus rides and extended school days were not for their small children. Elizabeth L. Noland, a gifted and experienced teacher, was asked to teach these students. Gloucester County Day School was born, a cooperative non-profit organization aimed at a quality education. 

“Thirteen pupils under the direction of Noland attended school in an apartment on Lawyers Row in Gloucester Court House in 1949. The Day School moved to Long Bridge Ordinary (now Edge Hill House) and again moved in 1953 to the former American Legion Post on Route 17. 

“The old Wan store was purchased in 1962 and was added o...

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