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Colts Neck Reformed Church December Schedule

The Colts Neck Reformed Church, a welcoming and affirming congregation of the Reformed Church in America, welcomes you to come and be refreshed by the Word of God, times of prayer and praise, and the community of God’s people. The 9:15 a.m. Sunday worship service coordinates with the church school educational opportunities for three-year-olds through seventh grade. This service contains a Gospel for Children. Professional nursery care for infants and toddlers is provided at both the 9:15 and ...

Fair Haven Teachers Attend “Responsive Classroom” Workshops

On October 11, Viola L. Sickles and Knollwood Schools held “Responsive Classroom” workshops for teachers district-wide as part of the Fair Haven school district’s professional development initiative. Responsive Classroom is a research-based approach to teaching and learning that focuses on the proven link between academic success and the development of social/emotional skills. K-8 educators receive practical training and resources to help create safe and joyful schools where children can ...

Flash Mob “Dance For Kindness” Returns To Red Bank

Life Vest Inside, a non-profit organization on a mission to empower and unite the world with kindness, organized a flash mob “Dance for Kindness” on November 13 in Red Bank. This fifth annual flash mob dance in Red Bank was a part of the global celebrations that took place on World Kindness Day, promoting kindness, compassion, and empathy. Local residents and schools united with over 100 locations spanning across 50 countries to dance under the banner of kindness in this flash mob dance. ...

First Graders Learn About Veterans Day Via Skype

Since the Holmdel school district was closed for fall break from November 7 through 11, teachers had the choice to celebrate Veterans Day in advance of the holiday or after classes resumed on November 14. While Indian Hill School students would recognize veterans at a special assembly on November 15, other students, like those in Mrs. Monether’s first grade class, got a jump on expressing their thanks to members of the military during the first week of November. With the help of Skype, the ...

Colts Neck Business Association News

General Meeting Last month’s general meeting of the Colts Neck Business Association (CNBA) was held on November 9 at the Colts Neck Township Library. Elections were held for the 2017 CNBA executive board. The officers will be Sue Fitzpatrick, president; Greg Calderaro and Patty Vollherbst, vice presidents; Dino Nicoletta, treasurer; Sheila Olt, corresponding secretary; and Alison Antenucci, recording secretary. The December 14 meeting will be held at the festively decorated Colts Neck Town ...

Saint John Vianney High School Signing Day

Saint John Vianney High School (SJVHS) participated in the NCAA Letter of Intent Signing Day. Eleven SJVHS student-athletes signed letters of intent to continue their education and athletics in college on Wednesday, November 9 in the SJVHS Media Center. They are:  Field Hockey: Bailey Foreman (Holmdel) - St. Louis University Girls’ Basketball: Kim Evans (Jackson) - Seton Hall University; Courtney Dobrzynski (Bradley Beach) - University of Hartford; Riley Kehoe (Red Bank) - Dominican ...

Holy Cross Students Honored By State Legislature

On September 27, the fifth grade class and teachers of Holy Cross School in Rumson traveled to the State House to receive individual resolutions for their civic involvement in proposing the horseshoe crab be named the New Jersey State Arthropod. During the 2015-2016 school year, when they were just fourth graders, the class learned about a group of third graders in Maine who proposed a bill to their state legislature to recognize the lobster as their State Crustacean. Inspired by this story, ...

Kick Dance Studios Launches Outreach to Bolster Community Bonds For Greater Good

Kick Dance Studios of Fair Haven and Rumson is thinking outside the studio with its just-launched Bravo! Partnership Program. The 15-year-old award-winning, small business phenomenon with a mostly referral-grown student base of more than 500 performers, ages one to 18, is looking beyond its mirror-lined walls to spearhead not just a community alliance, but a dynamic and inclusive movement that elevates and strengthens a united desire to give back in a number of ways. Bravo!, a national ...

Lincroft Students Share Sweets With Holiday Express

The week following Halloween was full of sharing for the second graders in Mrs. Lisa McCabe's class at Lincroft Elementary School. The children gathered leftover candy from friends and neighbors to share with Holiday Express. Helping others is a great way to foster the understanding of caring and empathy in young children. These second graders were very enthusiastic about helping spread some holiday cheer! Holiday Express is an all-volunteer group that brings holiday parties to those less ...

Hospital Foundation Hosts Inaugural Benefit For Bayshore Oktoberfest Celebration

Bayshore Community Hospital Foundation hosted the inaugural Benefit for Bayshore Oktoberfest Celebration on Friday, October 7, welcoming more than 200 guests and raising more than $105,000 in support of Bayshore’s plans to enhance emergency services. The tented cocktail reception uniquely took place on the hospital’s campus at 727 North Beers Street in Holmdel and raised more funds than any other signature fundraising event in the hospital’s history. “The success of this event truly ...