• Kindergarten and New Student Orientations...Tuesday, August 27th

    Please join us for Kindergarten Orientation at 9:30 A.M. and New Student Orientation at 12:30 P.M. in the gymnasium.
  • Happy Retirement!

    Congratulations to Mrs. Costello, Mrs. Mazer and Mrs. McGotty on their retirements. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication. You’ll be missed but never forgotten!
  • Yearbooks available Tuesday, June 18th

    Extra yearbooks will be available for purchase Tuesday, June 18th. $25 Cash only, please.
  • PTO Social

    You're invited to the 2019 PTO Social. Tuesday, June 4th from 7:00-9:00 P.M. in the West Cafeteria.
  • Project Fair

    Join us Thursday, May 30, 6:30-7:30 P.M. for our PTO sponsored Project Expo. Ice Cream will be available for purchase from 6:00-8:00 P.M.
  • PTO Event Fundraiser: DUCT TAPE MR. LANZA!

    THE BIG FINALE: Mr. Lanza was taped to the wall!
  • Spring Concert...Tuesday, May 21st

    Please join us in the gymnasium for our Spring Orchestra and Band Concert beginning at 7:00 P.M.
  • Toms River Regional School’s Instrument Test Drive

    Toms River Regional School’s 3rd & 4th grade students and parents are invited to attend the district’s annual Instrument Test Drive on May 20, 2019, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at High School East.
  • Elementary School Track Meet...Thursday, May 16th

    The track meet is offered to all 4th and 5th grade students in each Toms River elementary school. The meet will be held on Thursday, May 16, at Toms River High School NORTH starting at 5:00pm.
  • Last Chance to Order 2018-19 Yearbook

    Order online at by May 3rd. Use code: 2277519. Cost=$25. All 5th graders will receive a yearbook as a gift from our PTO.
  • Cookies with Cops

    Cookies with Cops is a program sponsored by the Toms River Police Department. Cedar Grove celebrated with students that have been a role model for others, respectful, caring, made good choices, etc. Pictured are Officer Joel Baldwin, Officer John Sullivan, Officer Kevin Landmesser and Sergeant Gene Bachonski.
  • Please Help the Animals of Popcorn Park Zoo

    Cedar Grove is having a collection of needed items for the Associated Humane Society’s Popcorn Park Zoo. Wish list items are posted throughout the school and also at
  • Everyday is Maker Day @ The Grove

    Students celebrated NJ Maker Day with a variety of projects.
  • PTO Bingo Night...Friday, March 8th

    Our PTO will hold their annual Bingo Night on Friday, March 8th from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Admission for students is $5.00. Tickets will be on sale February 21st and 28th from 5:30-7:00 P.M. in the school foyer.
  • 100th Day of School

    Cedar Grove students and staff dressed as if they were 100 years old.
  • PTO Meeting - Tuesday, February 5th

    Join us February 5th at 7:00 P.M. in the West Cafeteria for our next PTO meeting.
  • Cookies with Cops

    Cookies with Cops is a program sponsored by the Toms River Police Department. Cedar Grove celebrated with students that have been a role model for others, respectful, caring, made good choices, etc. Pictured are Officer Joel Baldwin and Sergeant Gene Bachonski.
  • Winter Chorus Concert-Thursday, January 17th

    Please join us in the gymnasium for our Winter Choral Concert beginning at 7:00 P.M.
  • Congratulations Mrs. Reader

    We are honored to announce Cedar Grove's Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Reader.
  • Congratulations Mrs. Mazer

    We are honored to congratulate Mrs. Mazer, our school nurse, as Cedar Grove's Educational Services Professional of the Year.
  • Happy Holidays from Our Cedar Grove Family to Yours

    Have a happy, healthy New Year!
  • Pajama Day for the Pajama Program of New Jersey

    On behalf of the kindergarten teachers and students of Cedar Grove Elementary School, Mr. Ryan would like to thank the parents for allowing their child(ren) to donate pajamas to The Pajama Program of New Jersey. Cedar Grove was able to donate 465 pajamas to the program.
  • Keeping Toms River Warm

    Mrs. Dalziel's 5th grade class collected over 100 coats which were donated to Your Grandmother's Cupboard in Toms River! Organized by Riley Poll, the students worked hard to advertise for this fantastic drive! Thank you to all of our Cedar Grove families for your kind donations that will help keep residents of the area warm this winter!
  • Annual Pajama Fundrasier

    The kindergarten classes are organizing Cedar Grove’s 13th annual SCHOOL WIDE pajama fundraiser for the Pajama Program of New Jersey. This week long event will take place DECEMBER 3 –DECEMBER 7, 2018. During the week long Pajama Fundraiser, we would like your child to bring in a new pair of pajamas to donate to The Pajama Program. As a fun activity for our children, we will be having a SCHOOL WIDE Pajama Day on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7TH, the last day of the fundraiser. All classes will join in the fun by wearing their favorite pajamas. The premise of the Pajama Day is to excite our Cedar Grove students into helping children their age.
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences...November 13 - November 15

    Early dismissal @ 1:25 P.M. for Students. Conference Schedule: Tuesday, Nov. 13 (2:05-3:50 P.M.), Wednesday, Nov. 14 (6:00-8:30 P.M.), and Thursday, Nov. 15 (2:05-3:50 P.M.)
  • Happy Halloween

    Our annual Halloween Dress Up Day will take place Tuesday, October 30th. Remember that costumes should be comfortable and appropriate for school and should not include weapons of any kind.
  • Fifth grade class sponsoring a school-wide coat drive

    Mrs. Dalziel's 5th grade class will be sponsoring a school-wide coat drive! We will be collecting gently used, clean coats of all sizes to donate to local families in need. Coats can be sent in with your child anytime between October 29th and November 14th. Thank you in advance for your donation!
  • Picture Day is Coming!

    Picture Days are Wednesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 18th.   Monday, October 22 is the  deadline to submit Lifetouch Picture orders.
  • Enchanted Forest Book Fair Begins...

    PTO Sponsored Scholastic Book Fair begins Tuesday, October 9th. This event concludes with our Ice Cream Social on Monday, October 15th from 6:00-8:00 P.M.
  • First PTO Meeting for the 2018-19 School Year

    PTO meeting Tuesday, October 2nd at 7:00 P.M. in the West Cafeteria... Guest Speaker: Dr. Lisa Sulsenti
  • 25th Annual TEAM Run for Life

    Calling all runners...Register for the TEAM Run for Life Fitness Carnival taking place on Saturday, October 6th @ 8:00 A.M.  Click Read More for important information and form.
  • Welcome Back Surprise!

    Special thanks to our PTO for their welcome back surprise. Students were treated to shaved ice by Davey B'zz.
  • Spirit Fridays

    Wear red, white and blue and show your school spirit every Friday.
  • Back to School Nights

    Classes in A-Wing: Tuesday, September 11th from 7:00-8:00 P.M. Classes in B-Wing: Thursday, September 13th from 7:00-8:00 P.M. Special Area Teachers will be available from 6:30-7:30

School Information

173 Cedar Grove Road  

Toms River, NJ  08753


9:25 A.M - 3:35 P.M.

Delayed Opening 10:55 A.M. - 3:35 P.M.

Early Dismissal
(Staff Professional Day)
9:25 A.M. -1:55 P.M.

Mr. Jeffrey Ryan


Mr. Thomas Lanza

Supervisor of Instruction

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