Contact Us

Oxford School Deemed Safe

Oxford School
cmiper,flickr

After failing an air quality test for elevated levels of mold spores last week, the Oxford School has been officially deemed safe by the Department of Public Health.  That means that the school is now officially open for business.  Wood School students will begin their school year there on Tuesday morning.  Monday’s air quality test results showed no traces of black mold in the building.

Principal Amy Hartley-Matteson said, ”There is no question.  The Oxford School building is extremely safe. Together with the Department of Public  Health, the Fairhaven Board of health, an environmental consultant, and Fairhaven safety officials we have identified potential issues and have moved immediately to remediate those issues.”

A section of the building West of the cafeteria will be sealed up because of its exposure to dirt and water (two things mold needs to flourish).

Superintendant Dr. Robert Baldwin says that the mold was a pre-existing conditon in the building that was stirred it up by teachers and staff preparing for the new school year.  Baldwin also said the DPH will keep a close eye on the Oxford School.

Kindergarten orientation will take place as scheduled at 10am Thursday morning.  The rest of the students will report for the first day of school on Tuesday morning.

 

More From FUN 107

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://fun107.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on FUN 107 - The Southcoast's #1 Hit Music Station! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on FUN 107 - The Southcoast's #1 Hit Music Station! quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!