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  • Community Leaders Announce Plans for September Downtown TR Bash

    June 2, 2023—The wheels started turning when Toms River Mayor Maurice “Mo” Hill began reminiscing about the 2021 High School South prom, and how its downtown carnival atmosphere made for such a beautiful event.
  • District Receives Grant to Support New Playground at Walnut Street

    May 24, 2023-- Toms River Regional Schools has been awarded a $71,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs in support of a new playground installation at Walnut Street Elementary School.
  • 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.
  • 'Wizard of Oz' at Walnut Street

    Walnut Street's "The Wizard of Oz" was a treat for all who attended, including Superintendent Citta. The school thanks directors Angela Steuer and Sharon Alicchio, sound and music director Phil Walsh, and drama club coaches Jessica Capone, Lauren Mendez, Gina Koenig, Marie Metta, Michele MacLallen, and Kim Nardone. “Congratulations to our boys and girls on a wonderful performance!” said Principal Kevin McCann.
  • Country Mike and Lead U Visit Walnut Street

    Country Mike and his Lead U team reinforced valuable life skills with Walnut Street Elementary students. The presentation included how to effectively communicate, problem solve, resolve conflicts, understand one's feelings, and be part of a team. Thank you, Country Mike, and the entire Lead U Team!
  • BookSmiles Visits Walnut Street Elementary School

    From Pete the Cat's Train Trip (left) to Fashion Frenzy (right, a popular choice!) and many, many more, Walnut Street students had their literary pick of the litter when BookSmiles paid a visit to the school April 21.
  • Township-Assisted Turf Fields Nearly Complete

    April 3, 2023-- Three weeks ago-- and, incredibly, only weeks removed from the announcement that Toms River Township would provide $1.1 million toward new turf athletic fields at three elementary schools-- Walnut Street's new field is complete.
  • Field Renovations Underway With Help From Township

    March 20, 2023-- At the Feb. 15 public school board meeting, it was announced that Toms River Township would be providing the district $1.1 million in support a much-needed renovation for the athletic fields at Walnut Street, East Dover, and West Dover elementary schools, sites for which the district and town have a shared services agreement.
  • 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.
  • Furry Friends Provide Family Reading Night With Soothing New Twist

    February 24, 2023 -- Walnut Street Elementary welcomed therapy dogs Audrey and Jubel to the school's Title I Family Reading Program. Students took turns reading to the furry friends while their loved ones listened and enjoyed the calming presence of the animals.
  • Clubs Come Together for Valentine's Day Celebration

    February 14, 2023 -- Members of the 5th grade Hispanic Heritage Club at Walnut Street welcomed High School North's club to their school for a special Valentine's Day celebration.