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News and Updates for Students

  • Watch: South Chorus Performs 'Silent Night' at OCL

    Dec. 5, 2023-- Following the Christmas tree lighting in downtown Toms River Dec. 1, Ocean County Library granted the High School South choir use of its Constellation Room so students could record a few pieces in an open environment with ideal acoustics.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ESL Families Enjoy Fall Fest

    Nov. 28, 2023--  The district's ESL (English as a second language) program hosted a fall festival Nov. 16 at Intermediate North. The purpose of the night is to provide an opportunity for ESL families to learn about school happenings, get information and resources from community partners like Community Medical Center/RWJ Barnabas Health, and celebrate the season by participating in activities that are run by ESL teachers.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cultural Explosion at High School East

    Nov. 20, 2023-- High School East's Hispanic Heritage Club hosted its Annual Hispanic Family Dinner for their families and community Nov. 16. Students prepared an incredible cultural show which consisted of songs and dances from different Latino countries.
  • 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.
  • Life Skills in Action Prompt Fall Feast at Intermediate North

    Nov. 17, 2023-- Fall feasts don't just happen; they require planning, shopping, and preparation.This reality inspired Intermediate North's cycles 641 and 741 to create a fall feast from scratch.
  • Red-Ribbon Reception for NorthSTAR Program

    UWMOC President and CEO Lori-Ann McLane stands proudly with Superintendent Citta.
  • Flag Football Frenzy at Field of Dreams

    Nov. 16, 2023-- Today, at the RWJBarnabas Health Field of Dreams, High School East faced Wall Township yet again, this time in a game of flag football.
  • Walnut Street Students Enjoy New Playground Thanks to State Grant

    Nov. 16, 2023-- The playground at Walnut Street Elementary School sat damaged and unusable in early 2023. One of the school and community's-- the neighborhood surrounding the school is densely-populated, and includes several apartment complexes-- most oft-used resources was no longer an option for kids seeking to play.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • South Band Leads 'Pep Rally for the River'

    Nov. 13, 2023-- On Sunday, Nov. 12, members of the High School South Marching Indian Band volunteered their time to participate in the first-ever "Pep Rally for the River.
  • 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.
  • Flags Line Intermediate North in Honor of Veterans

    Nov. 8, 2023-- Veterans Day is Nov. 11, but with a teachers' convention break ahead, Intermediate North students took the initiative early to thank and honor those who have served America.
  • Thank You, Veterans!

    November 8, 2023 -- Every year, Hooper Avenue Elementary  honors Veterans Day with a grand ceremony, guest speakers, and breakfast. Students and staff showed their appreciation to veterans and thanked them for their service!
  • Students Train to Become LEADERS at Intermediate South

    Nov. 7, 2023—This past Friday, Nov. 3, at Intermediate South, students of all grade levels trained on becoming LEADERS. From 3 to 8 p.m., sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students enjoyed team-building exercises as well as direct instruction, all geared toward teaching them how to become peer mediators.
  • The Beast Makes Its Next Move

    Nov. 3, 2023-- Intermediate North’s beastly attendance trophy has a new home … for now. Mrs. Dugan’s cycle 613 class earned the menacing but much desired award, with an attendance rate of 98.
  • Downtown Painting Winners Selected

    Nov. 3, 2023-- Every year, student artists at High School South paint the windows downtown to help celebrate the Halloween Parade, and every year, the Kiwanis Club selects its favorites.
  • Three-Peat for Intermediate South Volleyball Squad

    Nov. 2, 2023-- For the third consecutive season, the Intermediate South Seminoles volleyball team can call themselves division champions. The Lady Seminoles ended their perfect season this week, with an impressive 16-0 record.
  • Kindness Campaign Takes Off at High School South

    Nov. 2, 2023-- The "Be Indianific-- Kindness Matters" campaign, which kicked off at High School South at the beginning of the school year, has been a tremendous success according to the school.
  • Downtown Delightfully Decorated

    Nov. 1, 2023-- High School South students continued their beloved tradition of decorating downtown Toms River in advance of the annual Halloween Parade, held yesterday.
  • South Names Costume Contest Winners

    Nov. 1, 2023-- High School South named the winners of its annual Halloween costume contest, including Shaun Olcott and Eva Kuri for Best Group or Duo (left), and Giuliana Raso for Cutest (right).
  • 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.
  • ELC Hosts Family Trick-or-Treat Event

    October 27, 2023 -- There were lots of smiles in the Early Learning Center last night as the school hosted a trick-or-treat event for students and family members.
  • 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.
  • South Football Wins Liberty Division

    Oct. 23, 2023-- With their 41-20 win over Central Regional this past Friday, High School South locked up the Liberty Division title. The team now advances to the NJSIAA South Jersey Group 4 quarterfinals, where they'll face Colts Neck on the road Oct.
  • 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.
  • Adirondack Art: Student-Made Chair a Downtown Draw

    High School South students proved the chair they built can hold plenty of people.
  • 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.
  • South Voted Best Marching Band in Ocean County

    Oct. 12, 2023-- A WOBM poll has named High School South the best band in Ocean County, which serves as a title defense. Representing the Marching Indians are, from left to right, Eden Sanzone, Mario McCoy, and Cecilia Villanueva, and photobombing "the sound of the Indians" is, appropriately, "the voice of the Indians," Dave Correll.
  • Washington St. Energized by South Band During Respect Week

    October 12, 2023 --  The High School South Marching Band paid a visit to Washington Street Elementary School during Respect Week.  The band and Spirit of the Indians members energized the student body with an entertaining pep rally!
  • Event-Filled Weekend at High School East

    Oct. 9, 2023-- It started Thursday with the community-based Food Trucks and Fire Pits event. Friday brought with it a pep rally featuring competitions like tug o' war, trivia, dance-offs, and more.
  • JROTC Academy Info Session Tonight!

    Join us for the JROTC Academy information session on Monday, June 6 at 5 PM in the Media Center at High School North. Learn about this exciting new opportunity available to all district high school students beginning fall 2022.
  • Dual Enrollment Parent Information Session

    Learn more about getting a jump start on college credits while still in high school! Join us for a virtual information session on Monday, June 6 at 6 PM.
  • 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.