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  • Joe Mahon Named Ocean County Coach of the Year

    "With a 15-4 record and securing a Class A South title and a visit to the South Jersey Group IV final round, Coach Mahon led a dominant Mariners team to be named the Ocean County Boys Soccer Coach of the Year," wrote Shore Sports Network in an Instagram post announcing the news. Congrats, Coach!
  • 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.
  • Financial Aid Night is Wednesday

    To be held in the High School EAST student center, see attached flyer for details.
  • 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.
  • HSN Teacher Reviews School's 'Our Town'

    Nov. 21, 2023-- From Nov. 16 through 18, the Toms River North Nautical Stars Theater Group performed Our Town By Thornton Wilder. This classic in American Literature was brought to life with convincing performances by all students involved.
  • 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.
  • Red-Ribbon Reception for NorthSTAR Program

    UWMOC President and CEO Lori-Ann McLane stands proudly with Superintendent Citta.
  • DART Coalition Meets Mariner Mentors

    Representatives from RWJBarnabas Health’s DART Coalition—taking aim at substance abuse in Ocean County—met today with Mariner Mentors in High School North’s media center. Through fun activities like card games, students learned strategies for making positive life choices, and becoming leaders in their own right.
  • Leadership Conference Aims to 'Stamp Out Hate'

    Nov. 15, 2023-- Yesterday, chaperones including Director of Student Services John Green and guidance counselors accompanied students from all district intermediate and high schools to Ocean County College's 2023 Student Leadership Conference.
  • Mariners Win Second Straight Sectional Title

    High School North defeated Washington Township 49-14 Nov. 10, winning the Central Jersey Group 5 title for the second consecutive year. Story by Asbury Park Press.
  • 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.
  • North Falls to Washington Township

    After an outstanding year, the 15-4 High School North boys soccer team lost a hard-fought battle to Washington Township in the SJ Group IV Sectional championship game Nov. 4.
  • 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.
  • North Grad Biking Cross Country for Ocean's Harbor House

    Oct. 25, 2023-- In "Matt & Mark Cross America," the adventure currently making its way through Montana, the "Mark" is High School North Class of 2019 graduate Mark Koerner.
  • Marching Mariners Named Tops in Region

    Oct. 23, 2023-- It's been a season of success for district bands, but High School North just upped the ante. The Marching Mariners were named Tournament of Bands Region 7 Group 3A champs over the weekend, recognized with "best music" and "best percussion.
  • 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.
  • Rivalry Game Highlighted by Emotional Jersey Retirement

    Superintendent Michael Citta presents the now-retired no. 34 Mariners jersey to Zach Kane's father, Paul, and family prior to the Civil War Game between North and South Oct.
  • Christine Girtain Receives Award for Teaching Excellence

    She is one of only 43 educators from across the United States to win the prestigious award from the NEA Foundation.
  • 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 .
  • Drumroll Please ... East, North Percussions Named Best

    Oct. 3, 2023-- Following both bands' wins in Manchester Sept. 23, High School North (right) and High School East's (left) drumlines won "Best Percussion" for Group 3A and 2A, respectively, at the Sept.
  • Mariners Win Best Percussion in Brick

    Following the band’s win in Manchester Sept. 23, High School North’s percussion section won Best Percussion at its competition at Brick Memorial Sept. 30. Congratulations!
  • All District Bands Place at Manchester Tournament

    Band leaders from High School North (above) hold up their first-place trophy after beating out two other bands for the win, while the Marching Raiders of High School East (center) finished in second place in their category at the Tournament of Bands, which had them and their fans pumped (right).
  • T.E.A.M. Teams Up for 'Rare' Photo

    Sept. 15, 2023-- T.E.A.M.-- Together Everyone Achieves More, is a cohort of student leaders at each high school who prove integral to school events, activities, and culture, as well as the community of greater Toms River.
  • High School North Class of '83 Reunion Sept. 30

    Celebrating 40 years, see flyer for more details.
  • 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.
  • Freshmen Get Oriented to High School Life

    Aug. 25, 2023-- The days leading up to the start of the 2023-2024 school year have provided an opportunity for incoming students to get a head start, and become acclimated to their new surroundings, and that’s all the more important for those entering the big show, a.
  • Female Athletes 'All In' After Inspiring Talk by Angela Teeple

    Aug. 22, 2023-- "When you want to make a difference you find a way no matter what," Angela Teeple writes on her website for All In, the apparel company she founded as a means to promote inclusion and give back.
  • Osprey Anchors Ecology Education Again for Eager Students

    Aug. 16, 2023-- One of the most exciting programs offered to students in grades 6-12 this summer, like last year, was "Ecology through the Eyes of the Osprey.
  • 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.
  • Field of Dreams Docs Up for Emmys

    Aug. 8, 2023-- The RWJBarnabas Health Field of Dreams, founded by High School North teacher Christian Kane, has been the site of numerous fun and inclusive community events since it officially opened last year.
  • 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.
  • FBLA Finalists Compete in Atlanta

    July 17, 2023-- Students from High School North and High School East proudly represented Toms River Regional Schools at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Atlanta June 26 through July 1.
  • Lifelike Ladybug Leads to NJASBO Art Win for Mackenzie Fazio

    July 12, 2023-- Intermediate East's budding artist Mackenzie Fazio was recently awarded first place for her artwork submission at the 12th Annual New Jersey Association for School Business Officials (NJASBO) Conference.
  • JROTC Academy an Instant Success

    July 6, 2023-- The Toms River Regional Schools' U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, or JROTC Academy, debuted last summer, to open the 2022-2023 year.
  • High School North Graduation 2023

    All photos courtesy of James Patten
  • JROTC Cadet Wins Caring Award

    June 5, 2023-- It's the inaugural year of the district's Junior ROTC Academy, and one cadet is already making a big difference.JROTC Cadet Sergeant and High School North student Sarah Marshall has been named the OCSCA 2023 Caring Award winner.
  • North Dancers Compete at State Teen Arts Fest

    June 2, 2023-- Following High School North Dance Academy's performance at the Teen Arts Festival in March, two students were selected to advance to states based on their duet titled, "Angel.
  • 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.
  • Scholar Athletes Honored

    May 22, 2023-- Yesterday, the NJSIAA honored the 2023 New Jersey Scholar Athletes at the Pines Manor in Edison. Pictured above are the award recipients from Toms River Regional Schools: High School East's Kaitlynn Colangelo, who will continue her softball career at East Stroudsburg University; High School South's Tim O'Donnell, who will continue his track and field (pole vault) career at Stockton University this fall; and High School North's Kyran Thievon, who will continue playing soccer at Sacred Heart University.
  • Kickball Kickoff: Photo Gallery

    May 16, 2023-- The first marquee event signifying the district's involvement with Unified Sports kicked off today, literally, at the RWJBarnabas Field of Dreams in Toms River.
  • Deep Catalog of Summer Programs to Choose From in 2023

    From robotics and drones to publishing, foreign languages, painting, geometry, and ecology, this year's catalog of summer enrichment camps and study programs offers unique learning opportunities for students.
  • Unified Sports Debuts Within District

    May 15, 2023-- At High School East, games of flag football, soccer, basketball, and kickball have taken place throughout the school year. This is business as usual, of course, except that these particular games have been fully inclusive, involving students receiving special services and general population students, managed and facilitated by student and staff mentors, with paraprofessionals and nurses on site.
  • Bring Your Child to Work Day!

    Yesterday, schools across the district, including High School North, celebrated Bring Your Child to Work Day. We love working alongside our colleagues and their families, and it proved to be, yet again, one of our favorite days of the year!