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  • Teachers Spend PD Day Developing Skills

    Feb. 16, 2024-- Students received a head start on President's Day weekend today with an off-day, while district teachers and staff members took part in an abbreviated (8 a.
  • SROs Celebrated on National Day of Appreciation

    Feb. 16, 2024-- Yesterday, like last year and years prior, schools took time to honor their SROs on National School Resource Appreciation Day. Whether it was Officer Ciro (left) at Joseph A.
  • Valentine Slime to Future Shine, a Busy Day for Hispanic Heritage Club

    Feb. 14, 2024-- Tuesday morning, the snow didn't stop High School North's Hispanic Heritage Club from visiting Walnut Street Elementary School. There, they worked with young A.
  • Hoops for Heart at HSE Helps AHA

    Feb. 9, 2024-- Hoops for Heart is a fundraiser at High School East organized by teacher Jamie Blondina.Through it, students-- in lieu of gym class-- can pay $1 to shoot around in the gym.
  • OCVTS Hosts Career Fair at Intermediate North

    Feb. 7, 2024-- Representatives from Ocean County Vocational and Technical School (OCVTS) were on hand today at Intermediate North to host a Career Fair, which helped raise awareness among the school's eighth graders about their options, potential interests, and educational and career pathways.
  • Artist in Residence Welcomed to Intermediate East

    Feb. 2, 2024-- At the tail end of the 2022-2023 school year, Intermediate East discovered it had won a grant from Artists in Education (AIE) to host a professional artist in residence this year.
  • East, North Pantries Get Boost With OCYSC Grant

    Feb. 1, 2024-- Earlier this year, High School North unveiled its Captain's Closet, a pantry, clothing outlet, and resource for students in need. At High School East, meanwhile, the Raider Pantry was re-introduced a year ago in honor of the late Aidan Inteso.
  • Dozens of Guest Speakers Highlight Inspiring Career Day

    Jan. 25, 2024-- High School North hosted an impactful and enriching Career Day yesterday, bringing together students and professionals from various fields and industries.
  • Football Funds Science Thanks to $1,000 Throw

    Jan. 8, 2024-- The 2022 NJ State Teacher of the Year, Toms River’s own Christine Girtain, is currently in Houston attending a convention for state teachers of the year.
  • Challenge Day Brings Out the Smiles, Hugs at HSS

    Dec. 14, 2023-- Challenge Day, a program that “provides youth and their communities with experiential programs that demonstrate the possibility of love and connection through the celebration of diversity, truth and full expression,” debuted last year at High School North thanks to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.
  • Tutoring Program to Have High Impact for District Third, Fourth Graders

    Dec. 7, 2023-- Early in 2023, the state announced it would allot millions in funding to address pandemic-related learning loss for New Jersey students.
  • Toms River Mourns Passing, Celebrates Life of Correll, South Legend

    Dec. 4, 2023-- In the summer of 2021, in advance of a pep rally in honor of P. David Correll, Amanda Fear and Joanna Sabato Eisman penned a lengthy and heartfelt tribute to the man, the longtime "Voice of the Indians" and a High School South institution, for Jersey Shore Online.
  • HSE Teacher, Coach Receiving National Attention

    Started pre-season with a simple ask, ended as a real moment in NJ Shore Conference history. Who would’ve guessed @Scott_Stump?! Thanks, Coach Kyle Sandberg and @wearetrschools for the opportunity and @CBSPhiladelphia for the feature.
  • Cultural Explosion at High School East

    Nov. 20, 2023-- High School East's Hispanic Heritage Club hosted its Annual Hispanic Family Dinner for their families and community Nov. 16. Students prepared an incredible cultural show which consisted of songs and dances from different Latino countries.
  • Red-Ribbon Reception for NorthSTAR Program

    UWMOC President and CEO Lori-Ann McLane stands proudly with Superintendent Citta.
  • Captain's Closet Opens at High School North

    Nov. 10, 2023-- High School North held a Grand Opening Nov. 8 for The Captain's Closet free thrift store. The store is the result of a collaboration between Matthew DeRiggi and the student store he helps operate; Jacqueline Powell and her community-based instruction students; Kodi Sohl and her media center student volunteers and CAP students; and the generous staff and students who have donated items.
  • The Beast Makes Its Next Move

    Nov. 3, 2023-- Intermediate North’s beastly attendance trophy has a new home … for now. Mrs. Dugan’s cycle 613 class earned the menacing but much desired award, with an attendance rate of 98.
  • Halloween 2023 Photo Gallery

    Early Learning Center Halloween parade
  • Thespians Provide Kiddos Early Halloween Treat

    Oct. 27, 2023-- The Thespian Society Troupe at High School North, led by Dr. Michael Penna, sponsored a safe trick-or-treat for school staff and their families Thursday, Oct.
  • District Recognized for Outstanding School Communications

    Oct. 25, 2023 -- The New Jersey School Public Relations Association (NJSPRA) named Toms River Regional Schools a winner in the 2023 School Communications Award Contest.
  • OurSpace Courtyard Unveils Signature Mural, Greenhouse

    Oct. 20, 2023-- Jenny Neuhoff applied for and was awarded a Sustainable Jersey for Schools grant worth $10,000 back in the spring of 2022. Since then, she and her students at High School North have worked tirelessly to make their vision of the OurSpace Courtyard come to life.
  • Photo Gallery: Fall Professional Development Day 2023

    Oct. 9, 2023-- Buildings are closed to students today, so staff members are the ones receiving an education. A full professional development day is a time to learn, sure, but it's also a time to laugh, relax, bond with colleagues .
  • Photo Gallery: Back-to-School Night at High School South

    Sept. 29, 2023-- Students were out in full force to help parents and families navigate High School South's back-to-school night yesterday. Student photographer Jenna Mikels was there to document the occasion, and her photos of her peers and HSS staff are compiled in a slideshow.
  • TRPD Pays Visit to ELC Ahead of Vest-A-Cop Fundraiser

    Students in the Early Learning Center donated $1 to color a special vest-a-cop themed coloring page. The money raised will help support the Toms River Police Department's annual Vest-A-Cop campaign, which is scheduled to take place on Monday, September 25 in downtown Toms River from 4-9 PM.
  • Popular PBS Show Hosts Intermediate East Teacher as Featured Guest

    Sept. 21, 2023-- Intermediate East teacher Angela Germano served as the featured speaker on PBS's Everybody, hosted by Angela Williamson, Sept. 20.
  • Back to School 2023-2024

    Sept. 5, 2023-- In a sea of students, Intermediate East Assistant Principal James Cleveland (left) rises above to give high-fives, pounds, and directions to classrooms.
  • District Staff Gather to Ring in New School Year

    Sept. 1, 2023-- Dozens of buses brought thousands of teachers, nurses, maintenance workers, paras, and all staff members from each of the district's 19 buildings to RWJBarnabas Health Arena this morning.
  • NorthStar Program Prepares for Liftoff

    Aug. 10, 2023– The career and technical education (CTE) program that launched at High School South in 2018 thanks to the Youth Career Pathways grant from the United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties almost instantly became one of the school’s most popular courses.
  • District Launches New Platform for Stronger School-Home Connection

    August 3, 2023– Toms River Regional Schools has launched ParentSquare—a simple and unified school-to-home communication platform—to reach and engage every member of the district family, helping ensure all parents and guardians have the opportunity to actively participate in their children’s education.
  • ASR Students Document Trip to Costa Rica

    July 3, 2023-- Back in 2017, authentic science research teacher (and future 2023 New Jersey Teacher of the Year) took a group of her ASR students to Costa Rica to conduct science projects in a unique ecosystem (and, of course, to learn the culture and have some fun).
  • Residency Welcomes Professional Muralist to Intermediate East

    June 28, 2023-- Intermediate East will welcome a professional muralist this year, who will lead a 23-day residency to instruct students and staff in the arts.
  • Pine Beach Wins ESL Mini Grant

    June 16, 2023-- The The New Jersey Affiliate of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (NJASCD) Central Region has awarded Pine Beach Elementary School a $500 grant to be used for building relationships with families of multilingual learners and strengthening family engagement practices.
  • Four District Schools Receive PBSIS Recognition

    May 31, 2023-- Four district schools-- Joseph A. Citta, Silver Bay, and South Toms River elementary schools, as well as Intermediate East--  have achieved Implementation Fidelity for the 2022-2023 school year, a mark of distinction associated with New Jersey's PBSIS (positive behavior support in schools) initiative.
  • Musical Test Drive Tradition Continues

    May 23, 2023-- One of the district's recent but most cherished musical traditions continued last night at High School East. The Ready, Set, Play! musical test drive enables students in grades three through six to try out various instruments, with the guidance of music teachers and high school musicians.
  • Teacher Appreciation Week 2023

    May 10, 2023-- As Superintendent Citta wrote to staff members May 2 on Teacher Appreciation Day, "To be a Toms River Regional Schools teacher means to be among the best at your profession .
  • May Is Mental Health Awareness Month in TRRS

    Staff at Silver Bay Elementary showed their support of the Mental Health Awareness Month initiative in TRRS. Pictured are (from left): Mike Caponetto, guidance counselor; Jen Mundy, Mental Health Committee member; Fiona McKenzie, Mental Health Committee member; Cathy Shea, nurse coordinator; and Hope Sarana, school nurse.
  • CDC Releases Vaccination Info for Teachers

    The fact sheet answers questions about the federal retail pharmacy program, eligibility, and more.

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Contact Information

Human Resources

Yamila Gordon, HR Generalist (Non-Certified Staff)

Ext. 500073

Maureen Cummings, HR Generalist (Attendance) 

Ext. 500071

Dawn Radetich, Senior HR Generalist (Certified Staff)

 Ext. 500072

Dr. Megan Osborn, Director of Human Resources

Ext. 500070

Employee Benefits

Kathy Aimes, Senior Employee Benefits Coordinator

 Ext. 500110

Tracie Doss, Employee Benefits Coordinator

 Ext. 500112