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  • Helping Students Cope with Anxiety

    Good morning, Proud Patriot Families, Attached please find an invitation to the Toms River Regional School District Parent Workshop: Helping Students Cope with Anxiety. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at Hooper Avenue Elementary from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. TEAM will be available for childcare if needed. Please click on the link to complete the google form.
  • CGE PTO Candy Gram Sale

    For $ 5.00, you can purchase Candy Grams for your child all year long!
  • Back To School Night

    Please join us in visiting your child's teacher and classroom. Just a reminder, this event is for adults only.
  • School Supply List By Grade Levels

    Please click to read the Grade Letter Supply List so you can begin your shopping now!
  • Ready 2 Rock Kindergarten

    Please click on the link for important information for this In-Person Event for incoming Kindergartners!
  • TR Excellence Expo

    Please join this fun evening with our Toms River Regional Schools community from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the RWJBarnabas Health Arena on TR High School North's campus.
  • One Book One School Culmination Celebration

    Thank you to our amazingly generous PTO for purchasing yummy cupcakes and juice boxes for the entire school! We also want to thank Shop-Rite for helping us out as well!
  • CGE PTO Invites You To Family Fun Night At Lucky Leo's

    Please click on the link to get all the details! Don't forget to RSVP!
  • One Book, One School

    Cedar Grove Elementary kicked off our "One Book, One School" program with a "Read Across America" assembly on Wednesday, 3/2/22. The entire school is reading, "The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse" by Charlie Mackesy.
  • Order Your Yearbook Now!

    Don't miss out on getting your Cedar Grove Elementary 2021-2022 Yearbook! Please remember all 5th-graders receive a complimentary yearbook thanks to our generous PTO. For all other orders, please make sure you go to and use code 2277522.
  • Camp Invention

    Camp Invention is a STEM camp program for students entering K-6th grade. For more information about the program, visit the website at:
  • ESS Career Kickstart Incentive

    Through the Career Kickstart Incentive, ESS will compensate new substitutes and support staff for some of the costs required to get properly credentialed.
  • Caring Closet at CGE

    Click to see how you can get involved in donating to CGE's Caring Closet, "Helping Hands with a Heart for Kids"
  • CGE Special Area Enrichment Opportunities

    Cedar Grove students check out the link to join your favorite Special Area Teachers for extra special time with them!
  • Parent Teacher Conferences Now Virtual

    Parent-teacher conferences scheduled for the week of Jan. 10-13 have been transitioned to an all-virtual format.
  • 2021 Cedar Grove's Holiday Sing-A-Long!

    Please enjoy the concert by Cedar Grove Elementary's Ms. Blanco and her 4th and 5th Graders!
  • Excellence in Education at Cedar Grove Elementary

    Congratulations to Mrs. Kelly Shea, Teacher of the Year, and Mrs. Melissa Serrano, Educational Service Professional for 2021-2022.
  • ESS Recruitment Event

    Please click to find more information about ESS.
  • Back To School Nights

    Please read the revised detailed information on Cedar Grove's BTSN's on September 27 & 28, 2021.
  • Welcome Back!

    Cedar Grove is so excited to welcome everyone back! Wishing you the very best in our 2021-2022 school year!
  • 2021-2022 Welcome Back Parent Letter

    Please read to learn about important Welcome Back information.
  • Kindergarten Orientation Information

    Please click to read about Kindergarten Orientation.
  • New Student Orientation Information

    Please click to read about New Student Orientation.
  • New Student Orientation

    Please read important information about New Student Orientation.
  • Kindergarten Orientation

    Please read important information about Kindergarten Orientation.
  • Girls on the Run

    Cedar Grove Elementary 4th and 5th Grade Girls participated in the district-wide Girls on the Run program. We are so proud of all of them for their hard work and perseverance!
  • Cedar Grove PTO Scholarship WInners

    At the annual Cedar Grove PTO Social, the two winners of the Cedar Grove PTO Scholarship, Jacqueline Clure-Geis, and Grace Prince wrote about their teachers that made the most impact on their lives, respectfully, Mrs. Susan McGotty, and Mrs. Amy LaBarca. Congratulations to All!

    CGE PTO SPIN TO WIN is LIVE, Tonight,, May 22, 2021, at 7 PM.
  • CGE PTO SPIN TO WIN Fundraiser

    Join in the fun! Order your tickets to Spin to Win Prizes by Friday, May 21, 2021.
  • Order 5th-Grade Graduation Yard Signs

    Order by May 21, 2021 to get a lawn sign for your 5th-Grader graduating Cedar Grove!
  • Cedar Grove PTO Spirit Wear Blow Out Sale

    Hurry and stock up on Spirit Wear before Tuesday, May 18, 2021.
  • Registration Online Open Now for 2021-2022

    Please click on the link to register for Kindergarten and New Students entering Toms River Regional Schools for 2021-2022.
  • Yearbook for 2020-2021 Deadline April 12, 2021

    Please don't miss out on ordering your child's yearbook for this school year! It certainly has been an unforgettable year.! The order deadline is April 12, 2021.
  • Community of Readers Initiative 2021

    Please click on the picture to find all the details.
  • Kindergarten & Preschool Registration for 2021-2022

    Please register as soon as possible.
  • Return to School Phase 4

    Our Next Step Together
  • En Espanol Fase 4

    El proximo paso juntos
  • Congratulations

    Congratulations to Mrs. Nicole Burak, Teacher of the Year, and Mrs. Amy Liotti, Educational Service Professional of the Year. We thank you for your hard work and commitment to the students, families, and staff of Cedar Grove Elementary.   From Left to Right: Mrs. Nicole Burak and Mrs. Amy Liotti. 

    TRRS Next Steps for Additional In-Person Instruction  
  • 2021 "Drop & Go" Initiative!

    Help us grow students' independence while improving parents' drop off experience in the morning! Please click on the link to read more.
  • Cedar Grove Virtual PTO Meeting 02/02/21

    Please join us at 7 PM virtually, using the Google Meet Code: Thank you for participating!
  • Professional Development 01/26/21

    There will be no classes today, Monday, January 26, 2021, from 2:20 pm on for Staff Professional Development
  • Baby Pictures Needed for 5th Graders

    Please go to Ms. Sylvester's Google Classroom and download your baby picture by February 10, 2021, for the Yearbook. The younger the picture the better!
  • Cedar Grove Goes All Virtual for 10 days

    In light of health concerns for our building, Cedar Grove is going to an all Virtual setting until we return on Monday, January 25, 2021.
  • It's Time To Order Your Yearbook!

    Please click on the link above for the flyer. Orders will only be taken online until April 12, 2021. Please remember all 5th graders receive a complimentary yearbook as a gift from our generous Cedar Grove PTO.
  • Picture Day is Coming Thanks to Lifetouch!

    Picture Day begins Monday, January 25, 2021 - Thursday, January 28, 2021. Please check with your teacher for scheduled times. Smile Pretty!
  • Virtual Parent - Teacher Conferences

    Virtual Conference Schedule: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, between 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, between 2:05 PM - 3:50 PM, and Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, between 2:05 PM - 3:05 PM
  • Are you ready to get your Learn On this summer?

    EVERFI is hosting its first virtual teacher conference called LEARN ON: A Virtual Conference for Whole Child Education on July 21, 2020 (10:30 am - 1:00pm EDT) Register for *EVERFI's free teacher conference right from the comfort of your home and walk away with great ideas for the fall. Join engaging breakout sessions led by experienced educators and subject matter experts who will share best practices around cultivating respect, SEL, career readiness and more! **All attendees will receive a certificate for 4 hours of professional development. Click title or photo to sign up for your teacher account.
  • Yearbook Update

    There is a continued delay with the 2019-20 yearbooks... Expected delivery by mid-July.
  • Guide to Summer Learning

    Mr. Lanza, in collaboration with our grade level teachers, has created a guide to summer learning. (Click photo or title for file.) The guidance consists of a recommended minimum amount of summer work and a list of suggested enrichment activities. These resources are located within your child’s Clever account and will be accessible until Mid-August.
  • End of Year Grade Level Expectations

    Expectations for the end of each grade level are linked to photo and title.
  • Annual PTO Social ...Thursday, June 4th

    The PTO is hosting their annual End of Year Social--Virtual Style! Thursday, June 4 at 7:00 PM. Google Meet link:
  • Heart Map

    On June 11-12th, with parental permission, share your heart map to Twitter using #WeAreTRSchoolsInspiration, which was the hashtag used during the April district project. For more details, click on the heart or title.
  • Personal Belongings Pick-up Information

    Attached you will find the date, time and location of your pickup based on your child/ren’s homeroom teacher/s, along with a map of the drive-through route to pickup and drop off items. If you are unable to come at your scheduled time, please let your child’s teacher know and alternate arrangements will be made.
  • Congratulate Your 5th Grader!

    Surprise your 5th grade Patriot with a custom yard sign. Signs will be displayed in front of the school during the week of June 7th. Click on the school logo for more information.
  • Final chance to order a Yearbook

    Purchase your 2019-20 Yearbook by May 15th. Order online at Use ID code: 2277520. Cost is $25. Reminder: 5th grade students receive a yearbook as a gift from our Cedar Grove PTO.
  • We Miss You, Cedar Grove Patriots

    Click to access a video created by Mrs. Strevens.
  • #WeAreTRSchoolsInspiration

    Exciting news about a district wide spirit week! Special thanks goes to the Maresca Family and Ms. Bisogna for inspiring our district to kick off a series of school spirit events. Our first event begins this week. Click title for flyer to learn about our first district and community spirit project.
  • Digital Learning Plan

    Students should access their Google Classrooms beginning Monday, March 16--Friday, March 27th from 10:00 am--2:00 pm. Google Chrome is the preferred browser used to access our Clever login. For directions, follow the link here. 
  • Change of Pace Spaces Fundraiser

    The Autistic classes will be doing a fundraiser to help raise money for the Cedar Grove Change of Pace Spaces. Bracelets will be sold for $1.00 each. Order forms will be accepted from March 9th-March 27th and bracelets delivered by April 1st... Just in time for for Autism Awareness Day, which is April 2nd. See attached order form.
  • BINGO Night has been postponed for Friday, March 20th

    Please allow our PTO time to schedule another date. Thank you.
  • Read Across America

    Students and staff celebrate Read Across America dressed as their favorite book characters.
  • Someone Special Dance Rescheduled

    New Date is Friday, March 6 from 6:30-8:30 P.M.
  • Cookies with a Cop

    Thank you to Officer Joel and Sergeant Bachonski for spending some time with our Proud Patriots at the “Cookies with a Cop” program. We learned so much about Officer Joel!
  • Coins for Kangaroos and Koalas

    The Kindergarten Team is holding a school-wide coin collection called Coins for Kangaroos and Koalas, starting Tuesday January 21st. It will run until Friday, January 31st. Please encourage your students to donate to this important cause!
  • Congratulations, Mrs. Wilhelm!

    Mrs. Lisa Wilhelm represents Cedar Grove as our Teacher of the Year.
  • Congratulations, Ms. Gioello!

    Ms. Andrea Gioello was chosen as Cedar Grove's Educational Services Professional of the Year.
  • Holiday Secret Shop...Thursday, Dec. 5th

    Bring your child to shop at the PTO Holiday Secret Shop between 6:00-8:00 P.M.
  • Lifetouch Picture Retake Day...Thursday, Dec. 5th

    Picture retakes for new or absent students or students wanting a new photo.
  • Pajama Fundraiser

    The kindergarten classes are organizing Cedar Grove’s 14th annual SCHOOL WIDE pajama fundraiser for the Pajama Program of New Jersey. This week long event will take place NOVEMBER 18th-NOVEMBER 22nd, 2019. Click title or photo for more information.
  • Ornament Fundraiser

    PTO sponsored fundraiser of Holiday Ornaments begins today until Wednesday, November 27th. Click title or photo for order form.
  • Holiday Wreaths and Decorations

    PTO sponsored fundraiser of Holiday Decorations begins today until Wednesday, November 27th. Click title or photo for order form.
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences...November 12th-14th

    School Schedule for Students-Early Dismissal @ 1:25 P.M. Parent Conference Times: Tuesday, November 12th and Wednesday, November 13th (2:05 P.M.--3:50 P.M.) Thursday, November 14th (6:00 P.M.--8:30 P.M.)
  • Dine for the Field of Dreams

    All Day Event Today (October 24th) in Toms River. Click on the title for a list of participating eateries.
  • Scholastic Book Fair...October 21-25

    Students will have time to shop during their media/tech periods the week of 10/21-10/25. Our Grand Event for Kindergartners will be on Monday 10/21 at 4:15 PM and our Ice Cream Social and Family Shop night will be Thursday 10/24 from 6:00-8:00 PM.
  • Coat Drive begins Monday, October 21st.

    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 21st and November 1st.
  • What a show!

    Special Thanks to our PTO for sponsoring an outstanding show by Lead U. Our Patriots learned how to find the leaders within themselves.
  • PTO Meeting...Wednesday, October 2nd

    Join us for our first PTO meeting of the school year on Wednesday, October 2nd at 7:00 P.M. in the West Cafeteria.
  • Back to School Nights

    B-Wing...Tuesday, September 10th.  A-Wing...Thursday, September 12th. Special area teachers will be available at 6:30 pm and classroom teachers will be available at 7:00 pm.
  • Welcome Back, Patriots!

    School opens on Wednesday, September 4th with an early dismissal at 1:55 P.M.
  • 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...January 12 - January 14, 2021

    Conference Schedule: Tuesday, Jan. 12 (6:00 PM - 8:30 PM.), Wednesday, Jan. 13 (2:05 PM - 3:50 PM.), and Thursday, Jan. 14 (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