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  • 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.
  • Science Fair Winners Heading to Stockton

    Feb. 6, 2023-- Intermediate North's annual Science Fair was held Jan. 30, and featured 24 students (above) presenting science projects, plus a panel of expert judges.
  • 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.
  • North Girls Knock Off Defending Champs to Take Shore Track Title

    Jan. 31, 2024-- High School North senior Olivia Nickelsen produced a dazzling "triple" to fuel the girls track team to a 53-50 win over defending champion Rumson at the Shore Conference Championships.
  • North Student-Athlete Embodies What it Means to be 'All In'

    Jan. 30, 2024-- To say that High School North sophomore Cecelia Guilmette is "all in" is extremely accurate, literally and figuratively. But it also might be underselling her just a bit.
  • G-U-P-T-A: Intermediate North Has Its Spelling Bee Champ

    Jan. 30, 2024-- Congratulations go out to Intermediate North's 2024 Spelling Bee champion, Devansh Gupta (above, left), who earned a hard-fought win in the school's popular and hotly-contested annual competition.
  • Thriller Over Lacey Clinches Division for SEAST Hockey

    Jan. 29, 2024-- Joey Taliercio scored with one second remaining to give South-East (SEAST) hockey a thrilling 4-3 win over Lacey on Friday, Jan. 26. The victory, which moved the team to 10-5-1 on the season, clinched the division for the first time in the co-op's history.
  • On Tap: Another Skill for Academy Dancers

    Jan. 29, 2024-- They've worked on aerial, they've enjoyed a modern dance residency, and even dabbled in improv. Now, High School North's Dance Academy is exploring tap.
  • 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.
  • North Students School North Students on School

    Jan. 24, 2024-- What's high school really like? is a question that can only truly be answered by high schoolers. And that was the thought process behind an event held this morning at Intermediate North.
  • German Exchange Student Receives Proper South Sendoff

    Jan. 24, 2024-- High School South's varsity cheerleading team, including coaches Katie Stein and Charlene Wallace, gave a formal farewell to their teammate, Mathilda Walendy, a German exchange student who joined them for the 2023-2024 football and basketball seasons.
  • North's Culbert Named 'Swimmer of the Meet'

    Jan. 22, 2024-- High School North's Katie Culbert-- more famously known for her honeybee expertise and for helping to pass legislation-- is also a swimmer.
  • Two South Stars Earn OC Track Titles

    Jan. 22, 2024—Fresh off of her Group 3 shot put win, High School South’s Julia Santos (right) won gold in the event at the Ocean County Girls Track Championships hosted this past weekend.
  • Shot Put Duo Sends South to Group 3 Relay Title

    Jan. 16, 2024-- High School South's girls shot put team was in action at the Group 3 Relay Championships this past Sunday, Jan. 14. The duo of junior Julia Santos and freshman Caila Oltmer had a convincing victory over the 30-plus team field.
  • Clinch for Lynch as South's First 'Ultimate Senior'

    Jan. 12, 2024-- Last night saw High School South name its first Ultimate Senior. The inaugural event was organized by Eloise Weintraub, who helped gather participating seniors to be judged on formal wear, casual wear, talent, and their responses to a question-and-answer segment.
  • North Relay Team Sets US-Best Time to Qualify for Prestigious Event

    Jan. 11, 2024-- Congratulations go out to the High School North boys 4x400 relay team of (from left to right above) Mamadi Diawara, Camryn Thomas, Lowrentzky Ambroise, and Mordocai Ford, who ran a U.
  • Atrium Anthems Delight District

    Dec. 21, 2023-- As is tradition, students from all three high schools visited the district's business offices today at 1144 Hooper Avenue, and they brought with them instruments, their beautiful voices, and a strong dose of holiday cheer.
  • Chelsea Residents Treated to Holiday Performance

    Dec. 20, 2023-- It's become an annual tradition that Intermediate East's chorus visits The Chelsea, a senior living community in Toms River come mid December.
  • South Students Shop, Sing, Spread Spirit

    Dec. 19, 2023: In early December, High School South Spirit Club members including Morgan Adams, Jordyn Lynch, Katie Dukett, Emma Stich, and Rob Pierson and Emma Stich went holiday shopping for the kids at the RWJBarnabas Health Children’s Specialized Hospital in Toms River, as well as adults at the Hampton Ridge Nursing Home.
  • Rocket Readers Host Holiday Read Aloud, Crafts for Hooper Y-Kids

    Dec. 18, 2023-- Intermediate East's Rocket Readers Book Club led a special holiday read aloud and craft event with the Y-Kids afterschool program at Hooper Avenue Elementary School last Thursday.
  • 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.
  • Hispanic Heritage Club Gets Career Tips from National Guard

    Dec. 12, 2023-- Last week, Dec. 6, 42 students from High School East's Hispanic Heritage Club had the opportunity to visit Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to explore the different careers offered by the New Jersey Army National Guard.
  • Ford Wins Second Straight Zoneman Trophy

    Dec. 11, 2023-- For the second straight year, Jersey Sports Zone descended on High School North in order to bestow quarterback Micah Ford with the Zoneman Trophy, awarded to the best high school football player in New Jersey.
  • Downtown an Ideal Holiday Destination for Students

    Dec. 11, 2023-- If the three core elements of the holiday season are tree decorating, caroling, and hot chocolate-- and there's a strong argument that this is indeed the holiday trifecta-- then district students just had an ideal experience.
  • Jingle Jams Just in Time

    Dec. 11, 2023-- After a super successful year one, Intermediate East hosted its second annual Jingle Jam Fun Run Dec. 10, an event sponsored by the Toms River Education Association.
  • 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.
  • Watch: South Chorus Performs 'Silent Night' at OCL

    Dec. 5, 2023-- Following the Christmas tree lighting in downtown Toms River Dec. 1, Ocean County Library granted the High School South choir use of its Constellation Room so students could record a few pieces in an open environment with ideal acoustics.
  • Coats, Hoodies Delivered to Students Courtesy of United Way

    Dec. 4, 2023-- The United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties' (UWMOC) annual Warmest Wishes Coat Drive has benefitted Toms River students for several years now.
  • Mariners Win Back-to-Back State Titles

    Nov. 28, 2023-- High School North football followed up its 2022 NJSIAA Group 5 state title with another, beating previously-unbeaten Passaic Tech in Piscataway last night, 23-13.
  • ESL Families Enjoy Fall Fest

    Nov. 28, 2023--  The district's ESL (English as a second language) program hosted a fall festival Nov. 16 at Intermediate North. The purpose of the night is to provide an opportunity for ESL families to learn about school happenings, get information and resources from community partners like Community Medical Center/RWJ Barnabas Health, and celebrate the season by participating in activities that are run by ESL teachers.
  • Two Sixth Graders Turn Grief Into Art

    Nov. 27, 2023-- Two Intermediate East sixth-grade students, Lauren Letts and Leilana Jang, have had their art selected for a 13-month 2024 awareness calendar featuring grief and in-memoriam artwork.
  • Student-Led Bill Advanced by NJ Assemblyman

    Nov. 27, 2023-- High School North's Katie Culbert has acquired many titles throughout her academic career at Toms River Regional Schools. She is the National 4-H Pollinator Week Ambassador, a many-time science fair champion, governor's award winner, the NJ 4-H Pollinator Habitat Ambassador and, of course, the New Jersey Honey Queen.
  • 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.
  • Mariners Continue Romp Through Playoffs, Reach State Title Game Again

    Nov. 20, 2023-- High School North is a team on a mission. Following an undefeated season and a state championship last year, the Mariners surprisingly lost two games-- and, for a while, their starting QB-- in 2024.
  • Life Skills in Action Prompt Fall Feast at Intermediate North

    Nov. 17, 2023-- Fall feasts don't just happen; they require planning, shopping, and preparation.This reality inspired Intermediate North's cycles 641 and 741 to create a fall feast from scratch.
  • JROTC Academy Info Session Tonight!

    Join us for the JROTC Academy information session on Monday, June 6 at 5 PM in the Media Center at High School North. Learn about this exciting new opportunity available to all district high school students beginning fall 2022.
  • Dual Enrollment Parent Information Session

    Learn more about getting a jump start on college credits while still in high school! Join us for a virtual information session on Monday, June 6 at 6 PM.
  • FREE PROGRAM: Don't Fear the FAFSA! Tues. 10/16 @ 7pm OCL-TR

    You may have heard that the new, earlier FAFSA goes live October 1st. Will you be ready for it? Families of high school seniors, and anyone returning to college for the 2019-20 academic year, will complete this important financial aid form to determine their financial aid eligibility. Every family should fill out the FAFSA. Attend this workshop to learn why.
  • FREE PROGRAM: Pathways to College Wed. 9/26 @ 7pm OCL-TR

    The Path toward college is not always clear, even for the best and the brightest. Join College GPS for an information-packed workshop explaining the benefits of early college planning. Lots of great information being shared so please be prepared to take notes! Learn what you need to know to help your child get set for college from applications, tests to finances.
  • Pathway to College

    FREE! Join College GPS for an information-packed workshop explaining The benefits of early college planning
  • Teens deserve healthy relationships!

    Join us as we discuss dating relationship warning signs, dispel myths and misconceptions, and give real-life examples that address the difficult scenarios teen dating can bring. FREE workshop suggested for teens, parents, professionals, and the general public.
  • Workshop: A Parent's Guide to College Planning

    Join College GPS for an information-packed, free workshop at the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch explaining the benefits of early college planning. There is much more to college planning than saving for college!
  • Ocean County Library newsletter

    Activities and fun at the Toms River TeenZone.
  • 2018 Instrumental Summer Music Lessons

    The district will once again be offering free summer music group lessons.