ELIZABETH – On Tuesday evening, Oct. 29, the Elizabeth Board of Education will formally dedicate the district’s newly opened Victor Mravlag School No. 21. The ceremony, to be held in the school’s gymnasium, will be attended by school and district representatives, as well as local, county and state dignitaries. The school is located at 132 Shelley Avenue.
The new school features technologically advanced classrooms, labs, art and music rooms, gymnasium, playgrounds, and an iLeap digital media center.
Elizabeth Board of Education President Tony Monteiro commented, “We are proud that with the support of the State of New Jersey and the Schools Development Authority, we were able to provide the community with a modern educational facility to help deliver a world class education for Elizabeth’s students. I would also like to thank Board Member Anthony Padlo who worked diligently to complete this project as Chairman of the Properties Committee.”
The ceremony will feature keynote speaker Alex Soto, Elizabeth High School alumnus and project architect with Perkins Eastman planning and design firm. Perkins Eastman is the firm that designed the new Victor Mravlag School.
Olga Hugelmeyer, Interim Superintendent of Schools, commented, “The new Victor Mravlag School No. 21 will provide an exceptional neighborhood school offering the challenging coursework and rigor of instruction necessary to prepare our students for the 21st century marketplace.”
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