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  • Saint James Elementary School Receives $10,000 Grant from OceanFirst

    Saint James School was proudly presented the 2016 Grant Recipient of OceanFirst Model Classroom. The school has been awarded $10,000 to create a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Lab classroom. The grant will be used to facilitate STEM curriculum and purchase furniture and equipment needed for the new STEM Lab. The goal of the 2016 Model Classroom Grant Program is to support bold and innovative schools that have the vision, creativity and desire to develop model classrooms for ...
  • Point Road Elementary School Students Gain Lessons In Tolerance

    By Gena Ansell-Lande On November 4, the students at Point Road Elementary School participated in “Different Learners Day,” an annual event designed to help the students in the third grade learn about different types of disabilities and learning issues. Students participated in a series of five workshops, which focused on vision challenges, hearing challenges, physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, and learning disabilities. By taking part in hands-on activities, the ...
  • “The Game’s Afoot” Staged at Colts Neck High School

    By Les Pierce The Cougar Theatre Company of Colts Neck High School delighted audiences with their staging of “The Game’s Afoot,” a sendup of the mystery genre with a Sherlock Holmes overtone. The story takes place circa 1930s in a 24-room Connecticut mansion, the home of William Gillette, an actor famous for portraying Sherlock Holmes in American theater. Gillette is recovering from a gunshot wound resulting from an attempt on his life while onstage during a performance. It is Christ...
  • RCDS Team Takes Top Honors At CBA’s Model UN Conference

    Ian Wurch adjusted his tie, drew a deep breath, and cleared his throat as he positioned himself at the head of a long conference table surrounded by his peers at the Middle School Model U.N. Conference. The conference was hosted by Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) and featured a keynote address from former U.S. Ambassador Patricia Butenis. Ian, an eighth grader from the Rumson Country Day School (RCDS), was cast in the role of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. His challenge: Propose a ...
  • Holmdel Student Athlete and Teachers are Cross Country Running Buddies

    Most people think of cross country running as an individual sport. But if you’re a fan of the Satz Middle School cross country team, you know that sometimes runners can use a buddy! Ryan Conlan, a student with Down syndrome, has running in his blood. As Ryan’s mom explained, “Ryan has spent years going to his older siblings’ Holmdel cross country and track meets and has cheered on and met many of the athletes and the coaches, too.” While his big sister (now a junior at Princeton ...
  • Knollwood School Students Mark “Week of Respect”

    October 4 through 7 marked the Week of Respect, and students at Knollwood School in Fair Haven joined in a variety of educational and meaningful activities during the state-mandated week. All aspects of respect, from showing kindness to embracing differences, are reinforced throughout the year at Knollwood School. The students build on the understanding even more during the yearly Week of Respect. “The Week of Respect is a favorite celebration here at Knollwood School, thanks to the positive ...
  • Holmdel High School PTSO’s Success At Second Annual Colorfest

    The weather was beautiful as the community gathered to run, walk, or stroll through 1.5 miles of color in the second annual ColorFest, held on the campus of Holmdel High School on Saturday, October 15. The HHS PTSO would like to thank all of their sponsors, donors, and vendors for their individual efforts and contributions that helped make it a very successful event. Many thanks, also, to all the wonderful volunteers and participants for their support and hard work. Supporters included: ...
  • Ranney Field Hockey Players Make All-Star Team

    Ranney School varsity field hockey players Caroline Epstein (a senior) of Rumson and Cady Gentile (a junior) of Atlantic Highlands made the NJ 2016 Prep B Field Hockey All-Stars. Caroline earned a spot on the 1st Team and Cady earned an Honorable Mention. Cady Gentile and Victoria Cuciniello (a junior) of Freehold were also selected to represent Ranney on the Shore Conference B Central All-Division team. This team is voted on by the Shore Conference Field Hockey Coaches. Cady and Caroline ...
  • Science Fair At Lincroft School Proves Learning Is Fun

    By Les Pierce Attending a lecture or reading a chapter in a textbook are the learning experiences that students usually encounter in the classroom. However, acquiring education through hands-on activity usually results in knowledge acquired that will last a lifetime, and the experience can be fun. Some 90 students working on 45 projects embarked on such an adventure at the annual Lincroft Elementary School Science Fair. The fair was open to third, fourth, and fifth grade pupils.  ...
  • Holmdel “Voyagers” Honored By Johns Hopkins Center For Talented Youth

    Benjamin Kuleshov and Abhay Rao, students from Holmdel, were honored recently as two of the brightest middle school students in the world at an international awards ceremony sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). The center honored Benjamin and Abhay, both William R. Satz School students enrolled in Voyagers, the Holmdel district’s Gifted and Talented program, for their exceptional performance on the SAT, ACT, or similar college-readiness assessment ...