News and Updates for Students

  • Project SPEAR-IT Lives On

    From measuring to cutting with multiple tools, a student at High School South shows what Project SPEAR-IT is all about, and why the career and technical program is rapidly gaining in popularity throughout the school, even during a pandemic.
  • Communication Board Aids Students While Outdoors

    April 13, 2021 -- With a focus on inclusivity, Beachwood Elementary students were welcomed back with a new addition to the playground. In collaboration with the Autism teachers and Speech Pathologists, Principal Kim Muir and Supervisor Jim Klass constructed a communication board as a tool for non-verbal students to use while outdoors.
  • Jersey Shore Science Fair Winners Announced

    April 1, 2021 -- Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the Stockton University (Virtual) Science Fair.  Students submitted their projects for judging in the Jersey Shore Science Fair after participating in the virtual science club and presenting their projects in front of a panel of TRRS educators.
  • Citta Students Test Chemical Reactions

    April 1, 2021 -- ELLs (English Language Learners) in grades 3 and 4 at Citta Elementary School recently learned about weather and chemical reactions.
  • Free Meals Program Transitions to Take-Home Meal Kits

    March 29, 2021-- Beginning this Thursday, April 1, the free meals for which all students are eligible will be in the form of convenient kits."The free meal kits being provided are shelf-stable, peanut-free, and meet state and federal guidelines for nutrition," said Food Services Director Peter Brattan.
  • Share.Ea(s)t.Repeat Initiative Provides Tasty Stories

    Share.Ea(s)t.Repeat was a community initiative at High School East that focused on creating positive connections between staff and students through one topic that unites everyone: food.
  • Wildcats in Space!

    This past fall,  twenty-three 5th graders at Walnut Street Elementary were selected to participate in Club Invention, which is sponsored by the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
  • District 'Rocks Socks' for World Down Syndrome Day

    March 22, 2021 -- Each year since 2006, World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) has been globally observed on March 21. This date has significance since it is the 21st day of the 3rd month, and represents the uniqueness of the triplication of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome.
  • IE Students Recognized for Being Positive Role Models

    March 19, 2021 -- Congratulations to the following Intermediate East students who were recognized by the Toms River Police Department as being positive role models at the school.
  • Grant Purchases Instruments to Diversify Music Program

    March 19, 2021 -- Students were excited to try out the new instruments that Beachwood Elementary received as part of the Foundation for Impact on Literacy and Learning grant.
  • HSE Raising Awareness for World Down Syndrome Day

    March 17, 2021 -- Each year since 2006, World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) has been globally observed on March 21. This date has significance since it is the 21st day of the 3rd month, and represents the uniqueness of the triplication of the 21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome.
  • Secondary Students Advance to More In-Person Learning

    March 15, 2021 -- Today, secondary level students were welcomed back to more in-person learning by advancing to a four half days per week schedule.
  • IN Science Club Members Submit Projects to JSSF

    Since October, students in the Science Club at Intermediate North have been working on individual science projects on their own time, outside of school hours.
  • TRuths of TR Project

    Paige, High School NorthMost of what I have learned about my mom has been through pictures and stories from other family members. Her name was Kimberly.
  • School Recognized in Students Change Hunger Competition

    Toms River High School North was the recipient of this year's "Rookie of the Year" award in recognition of the school's fight against hunger by accepting the Students Change Hunger Competition.
  • West Dover Cub Scouts Achieve Arrow of Light Rank

    March 4, 2021 -- Principal Pallen and the West Dover school community recently honored seven Cub Scouts from the 5th grade class that crossed over to Boy Scouts.
  • Life Skills Mean Bike Skills for IE Students

    The hardest part, according to the class, was getting the last bit of the tire reseated, but with persistence and a little brute force, each student was successful.
  • Intermediate South Cellist Earns Bronze Rating

    March 3, 2021 -- Mary Antonowicz, an 8th grade student at Intermediate South, received a Bronze rating in the New Jersey State Solo & Ensemble Festival presented by Arts Ed NJ.
  • Pine Beach Student Wins Coloring Contest

    March 2, 2021 -- Nicole M., a second grade student at Pine Beach Elementary School, won the Toms River American Legion Auxiliary Post 129's coloring contest!
  • Read Across America Day Celebrated Across District

    March 2, 2021 -- As students and staff in the district's 12 elementary schools transitioned to 4 half days of learning for all students this week, there were many fun activities, special story times, and dress up days planned around Read Across America Day.
  • West Dover Safety Program Encourages School Leadership

    March 1, 2021 -- West Dover Elementary 5th graders are doing their best to serve their school community through West Dover's Safety program. Students are responsible for raising the flag, helping younger students find their way, and keeping hallways clear and safe each in-person school day!
  • Sending Their Love from Beachwood

    Feb. 16, 2021 -- The autism classes at Beachwood Elementary worked on a Valentine's activity with their speech-language teachers. The students participated in a sequencing activity while making Valentine's Day cards.
  • Pine Beach Panthers Take the Great Kindness Challenge

    Feb. 10, 2021 -- The Pine Beach Panthers proudly participated in the Great Kindness Challenge, a proactive, positive bullying prevention initiative dedicated to creating a culture of kindness in schools nationwide.
  • 80th Day Celebrated with 80's Style!

    Jan. 26, 2021 -- North Dover fourth graders along with Principal McGrath and 4th grade teacher Mrs. Davey dressed in 80’s style to celebrate the 80th day of school!
  • Ice Hockey Player Reaches Scoring Milestone

    Jan. 25, 2021 -- Congratulations to High School North's Cole Schneider who reached another milestone and made school history by becoming the school's first hockey player to notch 200 career points.
  • FREE PROGRAM: Don't Fear the FAFSA! Tues. 10/16 @ 7pm OCL-TR

    You may have heard that the new, earlier FAFSA goes live October 1st. Will you be ready for it? Families of high school seniors, and anyone returning to college for the 2019-20 academic year, will complete this important financial aid form to determine their financial aid eligibility. Every family should fill out the FAFSA. Attend this workshop to learn why.
  • FREE PROGRAM: Pathways to College Wed. 9/26 @ 7pm OCL-TR

    The Path toward college is not always clear, even for the best and the brightest. Join College GPS for an information-packed workshop explaining the benefits of early college planning. Lots of great information being shared so please be prepared to take notes! Learn what you need to know to help your child get set for college from applications, tests to finances.
  • Pathway to College

    FREE! Join College GPS for an information-packed workshop explaining The benefits of early college planning
  • Teens deserve healthy relationships!

    Join us as we discuss dating relationship warning signs, dispel myths and misconceptions, and give real-life examples that address the difficult scenarios teen dating can bring. FREE workshop suggested for teens, parents, professionals, and the general public.
  • Workshop: A Parent's Guide to College Planning

    Join College GPS for an information-packed, free workshop at the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch explaining the benefits of early college planning. There is much more to college planning than saving for college!
  • Ocean County Library newsletter

    Activities and fun at the Toms River TeenZone.
  • 2018 Instrumental Summer Music Lessons

    The district will once again be offering free summer music group lessons.