Weekend Roundup: Back to School for Medford, Lenape districts

In other news, The Medford Police Department plans to implement the use of body cameras on each officer beginning next month.

Lenape Regional High School District opens Sept. 5 for 2017–2018 school year

Looking forward to the start of school this year, Lenape Regional High School District Superintendent Carol Birnbohm spoke at this week’s BOE meeting on how district staff spent their time this summer in numerous professional development classes.

Birnbohm said 18 teachers went to Advanced Placement workshops to get updated on the latest Advanced Placement assessments and to better understand how students can reach the scores of three, four and five on AP exams that most colleges accept as credit toward certain classes.

Various new construction projects coming to Medford Township Public Schools

Students and parents involved in Medford Township Public Schools can expect a wide array of upgrades to classrooms and buildings for the upcoming school year.

Among the upgrades is a new public address system in Cranberry Pines Elementary School, which is part of a new security protocol, according to Superintendent Joe Del Rossi.

Medford Township Police Officers to begin wearing body worn cameras

Medford Township Police Chief Richard J. Meder announced today that beginning September 1, 2017, all Medford Police Officers will be equipped with body worn cameras.

Medford Township joins a growing number of Burlington County Police Departments and police departments nationwide in deploying the cameras.

According to the police department, “the goal of this program is to foster a greater level of trust and transparency within the community.”