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Eldridge Park Elementary School is Turning 100

A celebration commemorating the school’s 100th anniversary will be held next spring. To raise money for that celebration, the school will be holding a series of events, beginning with a fundraiser on Sept. 22 at Captain Paul’s Firehouse Dogs.

On April 1, 1913, opened its doors to students and has since been an integral part of the Lawrence Township community.

A celebration commemorating the school’s 100th anniversary will be held next spring.

In an effort to raise money for that celebration, the school will be holding a series of events, beginning with a fundraiser from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, at on Princeton Pike.

On Oct. 10, a mural covering Eldridge Park’s history will be unveiled in the main hallway of the school. In preparation for that display, the school is currently seeking old photographs and memorabilia from alumni and others connected to Eldridge Park over the years.    

On Oct. 26, the school will host an “amateur night” that will be open to the general public. Auditions for that event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Oct. 5.

And in November, sales of Eldridge Park’s 2013 calendar will begin.

School 100th Anniversary T-shirts are already on sale and will be available for purchase at all of the above events. Commemorative recyclable bags will also be on sale throughout the year.

For more information on Eldridge Park’s 100th anniversary, contact Michele Immordino at MImmordino@ltps.org; Amy Amiet at AAmiet@ltps.org; of the school’s main office at (609) 671-5561

And don’t forget to “like” Eldridge Park’s Facebook page.

 

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