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  • Oak Hill Students Achieve Success

    For students at Oak Hill Academy in Lincroft, the fall was a busy time. Not only were students attending classes, playing on sports teams, and enjoying Halloween; they were also involved with the many extracurricular offerings at the school. In fact, over a two-week period, these Oak Hill students were rewarded for their efforts with many awards. It began on October 21, when the school once again competed at the Marine Academy of Science and Technology (MAST) Academic Jeopardy Tournament. ...
  • Thompson Middle School Boys’ Soccer Division Champions

    By Les Pierce The Thompson boys’ soccer team captured the Shore Conference Middle School divisional championship with a 10-1-1 record. According to head coach Mike Dooley, this was the best record posted by the school in 15 years. Leading the Lions in scoring was Matt Glynn with 23 goals, the second best mark for a season in school history. Aaron Oliveira tied the all-time Thompson single season assist record with 12.  Other offensive standouts were Sean Liner, who booted 10 goals, and ...
  • Colts Neck High School Recognized By Freeholders For Fundraising Efforts

    Colts Neck High School sophomore William Dean ended his summer vacation by organizing a fundraiser that would benefit not only his Navy Junior ROTC unit, but also the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation. William, who is a Third Class Petty Officer in the Freehold Regional High School District’s Navy Junior ROTC Academy, hosted a barbecue at his family’s home in August with food provided by Dan Duffy, the owner of the Cracked Olive in Holmdel. The fundraiser brought in $12,250 ...
  • Colts Neck High School Junior ROTC Unit Earns Second Best Unit Designation

    MCPO Matt Laing, Command Master Chief of the US Navy's Naval Service Training Command, and Commander Jimmie Miller, the Manager for Area 4, recently visited Colts Neck High School to recognize the outstanding achievements of the school's Navy Junior ROTC Unit. Trophies were presented to the cadets for the group's distinction as the number two NJROTC Unit in the nation for the 2015-2016 school year. The Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps Academy at Colts Neck High School is a ...
  • Holmdel Girls’ Tennis Takes Group 2 Title For Third Straight Year

    On October 20, the Holmdel High School girls’ tennis team defeated Haddonfield, 5-0, to add the title of State Group 2 Champs to their resume. This makes a “three-peat” for the Hornets, who also earned the title in 2014 and 2015. At 20-1 on the season, the team won the Shore Conference championship earlier that month. As the second seed in the Tournament of Champions, the Hornets were to take on the winner of the Newark Academy/New Providence match at the Edison Tennis Complex. “This ...
  • RBR Continues Decade-old Tradition of Gifting to Families at Linkages for Holiday Season

    This holiday season, the Red Bank Regional (RBR) community continues its decade-long tradition of ensuring that there are plenty of presents under the Christmas tree for the families at Linkages,an organization in Tinton Falls that houses homeless parents and their children. RBR English teacher Cassandra Dorn, who organizes the program, states, “So many members of our RBR family participate in the Linkages program as part of their regular holiday gift-giving. We supply the first name and ...
  • CBA Hosts Holiday Express Christmas Party

    Student Volunteers from CBA, Trinity Hall and Tim McCloone’s Holiday Express On Thursday, December 15, 2016, CBA’s McKay Gym was once again transformed into a rocking holiday event hall as part of Tim McLoone’s Holiday Express Christmas Party. The event is held each year to help young adults with special needs get in the Christmas spirit. “This is the best day of the year,” said Tim Sewnig, Director of CBA’s Campus Ministry. The Academy hosts several holiday season fundrais...
  • Ranney Junior’s Summer Internship Leads To DNA Sequence Publication

    Ranney School junior Varun Sikand of Colts Neck participated in a unique research internship studying DNA sequences at Rutgers University’s Waksman Institute this past summer. The results of his research have been published in the National Center for Biotechnology Information’s (NCBI) GenBank, and he is on his way to growing a name for himself among genomic experts. The Waksman Institute Summer Scholars program provides opportunities for high school students and their teachers to conduct ...
  • Elijah Barnes, Mater Dei Prep Senior, Signs with Princeton University

    Basketball star will suit up for the Division 1 school in the fall On Monday, Nov. 14, Mater Dei Prep senior Elijah Barnes proudly signed to play basketball on the college level at Princeton University. “Elijah going to Princeton is a dream come true,” said his father, Robert Barnes. According to Robert, the goal for Elijah was always to attend a Division 1 school and he is happy Mater Dei Prep and head coach Ben Gamble could help make that happen. “When we came to Mater Dei Prep ...
  • Holy Cross Math Program Adds Up

    Math is in the air at Holy Cross School.  The Catholic elementary school has been revamping its math program and integrating more STEM projects both in the classroom and in extra-curricular activities. Holy Cross has implemented a new math curriculum for K through Grade 4. Supervisor of Curriculum Mrs. Alison Mitchel states, “My Math, by McGraw-Hill, provides rigor, personalization, and engagement to students while being fully aligned with the Common Core State Standards. It inspires ...