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  • 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.
  • Transition Fair Connects Families With Resources

    Feb. 12, 2024-- The district's Special Education Parent Advisory Group (SEPAG) and the Special Services Department hosted Transition Fair 2024 on Feb.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Harlem Wizards Will Take the Court in Toms River

    November 14, 2023 -- Players from the Harlem Wizards were making their rounds through the district today ahead of their game against Team Sario set for Saturday, Nov.
  • Halloween 2023 Photo Gallery

    Early Learning Center Halloween parade
  • ESL Adult Night School Returns for Second Year

    Sept. 6, 2023-- Adults seeking to hone their English language skills have another opportunity to take night courses right here in the district.ESL Adult Night returns for its second year, with classes provided 6-8 p.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Peer Leadership Camp Returns for Sixth Summer

    July 20, 2023 -- Last week, incoming fifth grade students from the district’s twelve elementary schools were invited to participate in Toms River Regional Schools’ sixth annual Peer Leadership Program.
  • Four District Schools Receive PBSIS Recognition

    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, a mark of distinction associated with New Jersey's PBSIS (positive behavior support in schools).
  • 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.
  • Ready 2 Rock Kindergarten!

    May 17, 2023 -- The Ready 2 Rock Kindergarten program was once again a huge success this year as the district welcomed the class of 2036 into the Toms River Regional Schools community.
  • Junior Chef 2.0 Takes Place at High School East

    May 5, 2023-- Last year's inaugural Junior Chef competition-- the brainchild of Food Services Director Jeff Hanaway-- was a huge success. This year, version 2.
  • Mental Health Awareness Poster Contest Winner

    Citta School 5th grader, Jonathan Sanzaro, took first place in the Ocean County Mental Health Awareness Committee’s annual poster contest featuring the theme “What a Difference a Friend Makes.” Jonathan lives by that motto everyday at school as part of our safety patrol and by being a positive role model!
  • Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

    Citta 2nd graders had the opportunity to meet some creepy crawlies during a visit from Insectropolis!
  • Jammin' Through March

    Citta staff and students had some fun this past week to help make the long month of March a bit more bearable.  It was spirit week as we went Jammin' Through March with various music and decade themed days while remembering to show Citta Style, respect, responsibility and self-control.
  • St. Patrick's Day...Citta Style!

    Citta students and staff celebrated St. Patrick's Day donning their best green attire!  Some classes even had a visit from the naughty leprechaun and enjoyed green bagels!
  • Board, Community Honor 2022-2023 Educators of the Year

    Superintendent Mike Citta (far left) and Assistant Superintendents Jim Ricotta, Cara DiMeo, and Pat Thomas (far right) stand with a group of this year's Teachers and Educational Services Professionals of the Year.
  • One School, One Book Program at Citta Incorporates Guest Readers, Activities

    March 6, 2023 -- During morning meetings throughout the entire month of February, Citta Elementary scholars and staff participated in the reading of the book, The One and Only Ivan.
  • One School, One Book

    During morning meetings throughout the entire month of February, Citta Elementary scholars and staff participated in the reading of the book, The One and Only Ivan.
  • Read Across America Week

    Citta Elementary students and staff participated in many fun, educational activities during Read Across America.  There were guest readers, buddy reading sessions between grade levels, relaxing reading outdoors and even a glow day!
  • Preschool STEM Experimentation

    Mrs. MacDonald's preschool classes created bridges during a STEM project and experienced a sensory carwash for their roads and transportation study.
  • Valentine's Day and the 100th Day of School

    Students and staff got into the fun of celebrating Valentine's Day and the 100th Day of School on Tuesday, February 14th!
  • Hands-On Activities at Citta Reinforce Lessons

    February 24, 2023 -- Citta's 3rd graders in Mrs. Traina's and Mrs. Brady's class learned how shadows are made during their CKLA reading lessons. Using flashlights, students tested how the distance of the object from the light source affected the size of the shadow.