Voorhees celebrates start of construction on Kresson Elementary addition

Ground breaking ceremony for the new construction addition to take place July 28

A groundbreaking ceremony is set to mark the start of construction on a new kindergarten addition  at Kresson Elementary School in Voorhees Township, NJ.

Once finished, the addition will be the permanent home of the district’s new full-day kindergarten program. The new 14,400 square foot addition will allow the district to consolidate the kindergarten programs from four local schools into one single location in addition to the district is adding full-day kindergarten in September 2021.

On Wednesday, July 28, Voorhees Township School District leadership, administrators, local officials and members of  the community will join project architect LAN Associates and construction firm Duall Restoration, Inc. to celebrate the occasion. The $4.5 million project is expected to be completed by September 2022.

The addition will include ten new and five newly renovated, kindergarten classrooms built to embrace 21st century learning techniques. Adaptability and technology are  at the forefront of the design, with flexible furniture that will help teachers shape the classroom to fit different lesson plans and learning modalities. The addition incorporates a multi-use lobby that doubles as a break-out space, and a new  outdoor learning courtyard that will also be used as a student break-out area and de-escalation space to promote student wellness.

On Wednesday, July 28 at 3:30 p.m., Voorhees Township School District officials will join project architect LAN Associates for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction on the new kindergarten addition at Kresson Elementary School, 7 School Ln, Voorhees Township, NJ 08043.