Recent News

  • HOPE Center Donates Halloween Pails to Preschool Students

    Oct. 28, 2020-- The HOPE Center, a Toms River nonprofit organization that provides food through its full-service, client-choice food pantry and community garden, as well as shelter assistance, utility assistance, and transportation to those in need throughout the community, extended its goodwill to TRRS students today, delivering Halloween pails to the Early Learning Center.
  • District Celebrates Halloween in Style

    October 28, 2020 -- Students and staff around the district enjoyed celebrating Halloween by showcasing their outstanding costumes! Check back for more pictures as the week.
  • South Students Prove Scary Good With Virtual Halloween Artwork

    Oct. 28, 2020-- Normally at this time of year, High School South students have decorated the windows and walls of downtown Toms River with their Halloween art projects.
  • Author Ron Rash to Host Virtual Keynote Events Nov. 10

    Oct. 27, 2020-- As part of this year's Toms River: NEA Big Read, Burning Bright author Ron Rash will host several virtual keynote events Nov. 10.The first event in the afternoon will be open exclusively to district teachers and students who are reading the novel as part of the literacy program.
  • South Toms River Community Honors Principal Dennis Holzapfel

    Oct. 27, 2020-- Yesterday evening, the South Toms River community came out in full force to recognize South Toms River Elementary School Principal Dennis Holzapfel.
  • Welcome Back, Elementary School Students!

    Oct. 26, 2020-- Today kicks off Phase 3 of our #TRSafeReturn, with students in grades 2-5 joining their pre-k, kindergarten, and grade 1 (Phase 2) peers to complete the elementary school return to blended learning.
  • Pine Beach Students Explore 'Why You Matter'

    Oct. 23, 2020 -- During Respect Week, Pine Beach Panthers explored the theme "Why You Matter." Activities centered around the read aloud You Matter by Christian Robinson and included creating self-portraits in the style of the #WhyYouMatter public arts campaign, which focuses on empowering students while fostering a positive school climate where all feel supported and valued.
  • High School South Shares Back-To-School Video

    Oct. 22, 2020-- With Nov. 9 and Phase 4 of the #TRSafeReturn right around the corner, the team at High School South decided to develop and produce and fun and informative back-to-school video for its students.
  • Silver Bay Students Bring Miles of Smiles to Community Members

    Oct. 21, 2020 -- The Silver Bay Elementary PTO hosted a Halloween parade for Brandywine Assisted Living in Toms River. Members of the Silverton Fire Department joined in the fun.
  • STRE Receives Grant for PBSIS Initiative

    Oct. 20, 2020 -- First Financial Federal Credit Union recently donated $500 to South Toms River Elementary to help support the school's NJ PBSIS (New Jersey Positive Behavior Support in Schools) initiative.
  • Student’s Bee Project Earns Top Honors from AEOP

    Oct. 16, 2020-- Kaitlyn Culbert—last seen winning first place at the Jersey Shore Science Fair and Delaware Valley Science Fair while at Intermediate North—is now a student a High School North.
  • Recorded Parent Academy Sessions Now Available!

    October 15, 2020 -- In an effort to support parents during virtual and blended learning, several of the TRRS Parent Academy sessions were recorded and can be viewed by accessing the document below.
  • School Board Invites Community Feedback

    Oct. 9, 2020-- The Toms River Board of Education has scheduled a series of virtual meetings and released a survey in order to solicit stakeholder input and feedback with regard to our community’s collective aspirations for the school district as it moves into a new era of leadership.
  • Toms River Regional Schools Welcomes Back More Students

    Oct. 5, 2020-- Today Toms River Regional Schools welcomed back into its buildings preschoolers, kindergarteners, first graders, and learning language disabled (LLD) students as part of Phase 2 of its #TRSafeReturn plan.
  • Farro's Tees Thanks TRRS Staff With Swag Bag

    Oct. 1, 2020-- Last week Farro's Tees provided every teacher and staff member of Toms River Regional Schools a swag bag containing a reusable cup, a small bottle of hand sanitizer, and a TRRS-branded face mask.
  • 'T.E.A.M. Effort' at TOPSoccer Sessions

    September 29, 2020 -- T.E.A.M. members are on hand every Saturday to facilitate TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer) sessions at Riverview Park in Toms River.
  • Virtual Learning Parent Academy

    Sept. 22, 2020-- Please join us for the free Virtual Learning Parent Academy scheduled for September 29 - October 1!  Session topics will include: Google Classroom, Google Meet, Google Apps for Education, Flipgrid, Kahoot!
  • Cedar Grove Wins Covid Recovery Grant From United Way

    Sept. 21, 2020-- The United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (UWMOC) is supporting Cedar Grove Elementary School with a $5,000 grant as part of its Covid-19 Recovery Program.
  • Healy Announces Retirement from Toms River Regional Schools

    Sept. 17, 2020-- Superintendent David M. Healy, who was hired in 2014 to take the helm at Toms River Regional Schools, has announced his retirement effective Jan.
  • Back to School 2020-2021

    An all-virtual start to the school year for most students hasn't lessened the excitement or #firstdayjitters typical of the first day back. And that includes teachers, staff, and administrators, who are back in the buildings to make enhanced virtual learning the best platform it can be.
  • Toms River Staples School Supply Drive Benefits Students  

    The Toms River Staples just gave back to our students in a major way. The store conducted a School Supply Drive where patrons visiting the store could donate $5 at the time of check out.
  • Three-Day PD Series Will Highlight Enhanced Virtual Learning

    Sept. 1, 2020-- Today begins a three-day series of professional development for Toms River Regional Schools teachers and staff members as the district prepares to enter 2020-2021 utilizing an enhanced virtual learning model of instruction for students.
  • Show Must Go On- HSN Nautical Stars Perform Virtual 'Shrek'

    Aug. 31, 2020-- It's been an extremely difficult year for theatre. At High School North, the production team, cast, and crew for its Nautical Stars Theatre Company program put hundreds of hours into its planned performance of "Shrek, the Musical.
  • First Summer Meals Program to Launch at the Ocean County YMCA

    In partnership with Toms River Regional Schools
  • With Space Nearly Complete, Project SPEAR-IT Takes Off

    March 6, 2020-- At the beginning of the school year, High School South learned that its application for the United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties Youth Career Pathways grant was a winner, and that's its vision for Project SPEAR-IT (South’s Pre-Vocational Educational Alternatives Resource Institute) would be realized.
  • 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

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    The camp is for current 6th through 8th grade Toms River students. The camp is from July 20-24 from 8:30 am-3:00 pm. Campers must supply their own gym clothes/sneakers and lunch for the week. More information is on the application found in our intermediate school main offices or you can email Sergeant Gene Bachonski at if you have any questions.

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