Recent News

  • One Year In, Referendum Project Making Huge Strides

    Jan. 24, 2020-- One year ago this week, the Rebuilding Our Schools Initiative and its referendum was approved by Toms River taxpayers by more than 2,000 votes.
  • Zap! Silver Bay Enjoys Electrifying Experience

    Jan. 17, 2020-- An electrifying performance about electricity was enjoyed by all at Silver Bay Elementary this week.Box of Light's Rand Whipple returned to the school to host a hair-raising look at electrons, currents, conductors, and insulators.
  • OceanFirst Foundation Visits Take-A-Part Lab at Intermediate South

    Jan. 17, 2020-- Yesterday marked OceanFirst's final stop on its tour of Toms River Regional schools that earned Model Classroom Grants in 2018. At Intermediate South, OceanFirst Foundation's Katherine Durante and Stephanie Toal visited the TR Take-A-Part Lab.
  • Students' Creativity Shines at Beachwood

    Since October, students and teachers at Beachwood Elementary have been working in conjunction with Count Basie Theatre and mindALIGNED to infuse arts education throughout the curriculum.
  • North Students Prepare for Space Balloon Launch

    Toms River High School North has been invited to partner with Spring-Ford High School to participate in sending a payload in a space balloon. The space balloon will reach a height of around 100,000 ft.
  • 'Blizzard of Respect' Created at Walnut Street

    Last week, the Wildcats of Walnut Street reviewed the expectations of the school and what it means to be RESPECTFUL, RESPONSIBLE, and SAFE! The week culminated with students decorating the hallways with a "Blizzard of Respect.
  • Using VR Technology for Science Research

    Authentic Science Research students, faculty, and staff at HS North had the exciting opportunity to experience virtual reality (VR). Student Matt Boyle will be using the VR game Beat Saber to investigate pattern learning.
  • Play Dodgeball for a Good Cause

    Jan. 9, 2019-- Registration for the Toms River PBA 137’s Second Annual Dodgeball Tournament is now open. The fun, family-friendly event will include a live DJ, face painting, a gift auction, bounce house, food by Capone’s Gourmet Pizza and Pasta House, Rita's Ice, and more.
  • Sounds of the Season at 1144

    Each year, students, staff, and other businesses housed at 1144 Hooper Avenue delight in the joy to hear the musical talents of the district's high school students.
  • Hour of Code Celebrated Across District

    District-wide, students are celebrating the Hour of Code, an international phenomenon brought to us by This global movement reaches tens of millions of students in 180+ countries.
  • Intermediate East Chorus Delights Residents

    On Tuesday, December 17, Dr. Josh Melson and the Intermediate East Chorus visited Complete Care Bey Lea Nursing Home. The students enjoyed performing for the residents and spreading holiday cheer with homemade cards and cookies.
  • A Day of Advocacy, Entrepreneurship, and Coding for Young Women

    This year, the global kickoff for the Hour of Code took place on Monday, December 9 and on Tuesday, young women from the district's three high schools gathered together to meet with Ms.
  • Peer Leadership Ambassadors Organize Toy Drive

    Dec. 13, 2019-- Fifth grade Peer Leadership Ambassadors from across the district kicked off the month of December by facilitating and participating in a Holiday Toy Drive in partnership with RWJBarnabas Health and Community Medical Center.
  • Silver Bay Peer Leaders Spread Holiday Cheer

    Silver Bay’s Peer Leadership Ambassadors spread holiday cheer at Brandywine Assisted Living. Students helped residents decorate gingerbread cookies and igloos then sang some Christmas carols.
  • OceanFirst Steps Into East Dover’s Sensory Zone

    Dec. 12, 2019-- Completing its tour of schools that earned the 2018 Model Classroom Grant, OceanFirst Foundation representatives visited East Dover Elementary Dec.
  • High School East Counselor Receives Excellence Award

    The following was taken from a press release issued by Ramapo College.December 6, 2019 -- The Office of Admissions at Ramapo College of New Jersey recently named the recipient of the Nancy Jaeger Award for Excellence in Counseling at the annual College Counselor Luncheon held on its Mahwah campus.
  • Hello Insight Recognizes District With National Award

    Dec. 12, 2019— On the morning of Dec. 10, Superintendent David Healy and many others were in Trenton rallying for Toms River Regional Schools to have its state funding restored.
  • District Takes Part in Rally to Save Toms River

    December 10, 2019 -- Thousands of students, teachers, parents, administrators, and community members headed to Trenton for the Rally to Save Toms River.
  • HSE's School Community Supports Blood Drive

    December 5, 2019 -- High School East students and teachers were the ones wearing superhero capes today! The Interact Club worked diligently planning and gaining donors for the school's annual blood drive, which helped support the American Red Cross.
  • District Students to Star in Beatles Vs. Stones Show

    The following press release was received for publishing Dec. 2, 2019.LAKEWOOD, NJ (11/28/19) When the touring show Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown comes to the Strand Center for the Arts on Tuesday, December 10, a string quartet comprised of students from two Toms River high schools will join the professional musicians on stage to lend some local talent to this homage to the British Invasion.
  • Sustainability Unites High School South and Silver Bay Students

    Dec. 2, 2019-- On Nov. 26, fourth-grade students at Silver Bay Elementary School were paired with students in Amber Hull’s High School South English Language Arts classes to finally meet in person and learn more about sustainability.
  • Food Drive Initiatives a Huge Success for Thanksgiving Holiday

    The food drive at High School East is a combined effort of the Toms River and Raider communities. The food drive helps ensure that no Raider family goes hungry, especially on Thanksgiving.
  • Dart Coalition, OCL, TRPD Team Up for Drug and Alcohol Awareness Program

    Sponsored by the Municipal Alliance of Toms River and with funding from the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, "Truth & Consequences: A Real-World Discussion on Teen Substance Use and Underage Drinking" will be hosted at Ocean County Library Nov. 14.
  • Nominate a Teacher for the VFW Teacher of the Year!

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars District 12 wants to recognize teachers who promote civic responsibility, patriotism, and community volunteer projects. Use the attached form and submit your entry by midnight October 31st, 2019.
  • HSN All-Class Reunion is July 13

    At Baker's Water Street Bar & Grille
  • Save Our Schools

    Thousands of Toms River Regional Schools staff, students, and community members rallied in Trenton on March 5 to oppose state aid reductions of more than $80 million over the next six years as Governor Murphy delivered his annual budget address.
  • Year's Top Educators Honored

    The Board of Education and community celebrated this year's 38 recipients of the NJ Governor's Educator of the Year award on February 26, 2019, representing all 18 schools as well as our Early Learning Center.

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