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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.
  • Artist in Residence Welcomed to Intermediate East

    Feb. 2, 2024-- At the tail end of the 2022-2023 school year, Intermediate East discovered it had won a grant from Artists in Education (AIE) to host a professional artist in residence this year.
  • Abby Rubino Earns 1st Chair Euphonium

    Congratulations to Abby Rubino for making 1st Chair Euphonium in the All-South Jersey Region III Junior High Band! Abby's hard work and dedication has paid off, a she earned the highest score on her instrument, making her the top player and leader of her section. “We are very proud of Abby for achieving this amazing accomplishment!” said Band Director Jill Milkovitz-Lovinfosse.
  • Donna Speaker Gets AAEOM Nod

    Congratulations to secretary Donna Speaker on being named Administrative Assistant Employee of the Month for December!
  • 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.
  • PJs, Books Gathered for Children in Need

    Angela Germano's sixth-grade classes led a pajama drive which garnered 125 pairs of pajamas and $100 worth of books for children across Ocean and Monmouth counties. The Pajama Program provides new pajamas and storybooks, sleep health education, and caring connections for children facing economic hardships, housing insecurity, and family instability.
  • Izzy on Strings for All-South Orchestra

    Congratulations to Isabella "Izzy" Cutillo on her acceptance into the All-South Jersey Region III Middle School Orchestra. “We are so proud of her achievement, representing Intermediate East and being Rocket Ready,” said Intermediate East band director Jill Milkovitz-Lovinfosse.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Halloween 2023 Photo Gallery

    Early Learning Center Halloween parade
  • Popular PBS Show Hosts Intermediate East Teacher as Featured Guest

    Sept. 21, 2023-- Intermediate East teacher Angela Germano served as the featured speaker on PBS's Everybody, hosted by Angela Williamson, Sept. 20.
  • 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.
  • Intermediate East Student Completes Prestigious Summer STEM Camp

    Aug. 30, 2023-- After being nominated by Intermediate East's Gina Philips and going through an extensive interview and application process, Alexandra Kanterezhi-Gatto was selected to attend Tech Trek STEM sleep away camp this past July.
  • 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.
  • Free Cardiac and Concussion Screenings Aug. 19 at Intermediate East

    Hosted by the Matthew J. Morahan III Health Assessment Center for Athletes, see flyer for details.
  • Intermediate East's Dominic Innarella Sparks TikTok Trend

    The rising seventh grader's "Where's My Dad?" promotional video for "Finding Nemo" has spawned countless relatable memes. So much so that The Today Show wrote a feature story.
  • 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.
  • Summer Enrichment Camps Underway

    July 24, 2023-- Throughout the hallways of Intermediate East-- and even outside the walls of the school-- the district's summer enrichment camps are underway.
  • 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.
  • Residency Welcomes Professional Muralist to Intermediate East

    June 28, 2023-- Intermediate East will welcome a professional muralist this year, who will lead a 23-day residency to instruct students and staff in the arts.
  • 'Stop the Drama' Performed for Incoming Students

    Intermediate East drama students presented "Stop the Drama" to incoming sixth graders last week. Students wrote and directed their own situational theater pieces based on their experiences with bullying. This group taught the incoming students about conflict resolution strategies, as well as what it means to be ROCKET READY!
  • IE Teams Perform Well at Ocean County Math League

    Alexandra Eckert won first place for 6th grade; Michael Kuhlsen won fourth place for 7th grade; the Intermediate East 6th-grade team placed second in the county; and the 7th-grade team third at the Ocean County Math League. Congratulations!
  • Bridge to the Future Program Welcomes NJDOE to Toms River

    June 7, 2023-- The Bridge to the Future (B2F) program debuted in 2021 as part of the New Jersey Department of Education's Middle Grades Career Awareness and Exploration grant.
  • Rocket "RED"-y: Intermediate East Baseball, Softball Win Division

    June 5, 2023-- Intermediate East baseball continued its run of Red Division dominance, winning the division for a third straight time this season. And in 2023, they were joined by the school's softball team, which also won the Red Division title.
  • Christy Downs Named Employee of the Month

    Congratulations to English Language Arts Supervisor Christy Downs—pictured here with Intermediate East Assistant Principal James Cleveland—on winning the district’s secondary-level Employee of the Month award! A well-deserved honor for a great educator, administrator, and leader.
  • Six Flags Brings Three Awards for Intermediate East Chorus

    June 5, 2023-- This past Saturday, June 3, students from Intermediate East's chorus participated in their first-ever competition at the Music in the Parks Festival at Six Flags Great Adventure.
  • 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).
  • Students to Study Climate Change Through Music

    May 25, 2023– In April, Toms River Regional Schools received a New Jersey Department of Education grant to explore and study climate change, with the $6,600 award going toward scientific supplies, kits, and books.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Intermediate South Jumps to Battle of TR Crown

    May 10, 2023-- The second annual Battle of Toms River intermediate school track and field relay event took place Monday, May 8. This year, St. Joe's joined the mix, making for a four-school, ultra-competitive field.
  • Turtles, Tech, and TCNJ Tell Tale of Triumph at NJTSA

    May 5, 2023-- Secondary students from across the district recently competed in the New Jersey Technical Student Association (NJTSA) competitions at the College of New Jersey.
  • Bring Your Child to Work Day!

    Schools across the district, including Intermediate East, are celebrating Bring Your Child to Work Day today. We love working alongside our colleagues and their families!
  • Hope, Being Your Best Self Themes of New Intermediate East Literary Series

    April 27, 2023—Intermediate East has integrated a new family-based social-emotional learning (SEL) book club series. “Hope, Activism, and Being Your Best Self” is an initiative funded by Toms River Education Association, and connects students and families with mental health experts and award-winning authors to help strengthen their family unit, selves and community.
  • IE Students Place at DVSF

    Congratulations to Intermediate East seventh graders Alexandra Kanterezhi-Gatto and Owen Soheily for their respective third-place and honorable mention finishes at the Delaware Valley Science Fair earlier this month.
  • Intermediate East Awarded $10,000 Grant to Fund Sustainability Project

    April 3, 2023—Intermediate East was awarded a $10,000 Sustainable Jersey for Schools grant funded by the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA). Eleven $10,000 grants and thirty-five $2,000 grants were distributed to support a variety of projects including aquaponics systems, outdoor classrooms, pollinator and edible gardens, water bottle refilling stations, sustainability and STEAM education, food waste and composting initiatives, social emotional learning equipment, school green team capacity building and more.
  • Strong Showing for Student Scientists at Stockton

    In the stands at the Jersey Shore Science Fair, Intermediate South's Nolan and Bryce Judge celebrated their first-place win in the team category with their teachers and peers.
  • 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.
  • Perfect Attendance Pays Off For Intermediate East Students

    March 10, 2023-- Intermediate East's 613 students with perfect attendance for the month of February were rewarded for their hard work and commitment to school at a special assembly this morning.
  • Selfie Celebration a Bonding Experience at Intermediate East

    Feb. 27, 2023-- The tagline for Intermediate East’s “Selfie Celebration” Feb. 24 was Celebrating all that we are and what we aspire to become, and the positivity was palpable.