Recent News

  • Office of Naval Research Funds Year 2 of Coding Initiative

    April 18, 2019-- One year ago, Toms River Regional Schools won the largest single competitive grant in its history. The Office of Naval Research (ONR), which promotes science and technology applications for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, awarded the district over $760k to support TR:TechReady, a computer coding initiative addressing district, industry, and naval goals.
  • East Staff Make Connections

    High School East staff members participated in a team building workshop where they had the opportunity to get to know their colleagues a little better, build each other up, and recharge their batteries through different games and team building activities.
  • Raiders Helping Raiders Have Eggs-tra Special Day

    April 16, 2019 -- Members of Raiders Helping Raiders met recently to dye eggs as part of the student-centered mentoring program. The students, who are matched with volunteer staff members, meet informally with the mentors throughout the year as a form of support and guidance.
  • Hovnanian Foundation Spurs Innovation With Two Multi-Year Grants

    April 16, 2019-- This past winter Edele Hovnanian, president of the Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Foundation, visited the Toms River Regional School District for a tour of two newly renovated spaces and programs the foundation funded in the 2018-2019 school year.
  • Students Have a Blast, Earn Awards at Rowan Rocketry Competition

    April 15, 2019-- Two busloads of students from Toms River Regional Schools competed at Rowan University’s School of Engineering American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 4th Annual Rowan Blast Off Rocketry Competition Saturday, April 13.
  • Best Trip Ever for ASR Students at Delaware Valley Science Fair

    High School North junior ASR student Isabella Onofrietti won a $30,000 scholarship from the University of the Sciences during the Delaware Valley Science Fair, which was one of many significant and historic achievements by district students.
  • HSE Completes NEA Big Read With Military Donations

    April 12, 2019-- For for its final NEA Big Read activity in honor of the novel The Things They Carried, High School East handed over donations to the local non-profit group Always Supporting Our Military.
  • Beachwood Bears Ready for NJSLA

    April 8, 2019 -- Students at Beachwood Elementary kicked off NJSLA (New Jersey Student Learning Assessment) testing with a bang! Third, fourth, and fifth graders were welcomed with positive messages written on the sidewalks to wish them well on testing.
  • HSE Hosts College & Career Fair for Students

    The High School East Guidance Office, in conjunction with the College and Career Committee, hosted a College and Career Fair on April 4 & 5 at the school.
  • Girls on the Run at Washington Street Elementary

    April 4, 2019 -- Over a period of 10 weeks, girls in the 3rd through 5th grade at Washington Street Elementary School will participate in a before-school program like no other.
  • North Artists Capture Teen Arts Festival Awards

    Toms River High School North visual art students received six awards of recognition at the recent 2019 Ocean County Teen Arts Festival. These students have been recognized as some of the best and brightest young artists in Ocean County.
  • Raising Awareness About Autism

    April 3, 2019 -- Early Learning Center students and teachers blew bubbles to help raise awareness about autism. Bubble-blowing is often used as an activity to raise awareness about autism because we can burst the bubble that often surrounds the disorder and bring acceptance and awareness through education.
  • HSE's Conklin Places Second at VA Championships

    April 2, 2019-- High School East sophomore student Michael Conklin placed second at the National High School Coaches Association Championships in Virginia Beach, VA last week.
  • STEAM Army Trailer Rolls Into High School East

    April 2, 2019-- After numerous attempts, High School East School Resource Officer Scott Kenny was finally able to convince the U.S. Army to bring its STEAM trailer to the school, which it did March 28 and 29.
  • O'Brien Gives Raw, Honest Perspectives on War, Life During TR Talks

    March 29, 2019-- Tim O’Brien, award-winning author of The Things They Carried and many other acclaimed novels, visited Toms River March 28 for multiple speaking engagements, the culmination of Toms River Regional Schools’ 2018-2019 NEA Big Read program.
  • Robots Geared up at Intermediate North

    March 29, 2019 -- Robotics students at Intermediate North learned about gears and gear ratios so their robots can race twice as fast! 
  • Students Visit Protectors of Freedom Monument

    March 26, 2019-- Students from High School North visited the Protectors of Freedom monument at Bey Lea Park today as part of NEA Big Read. The monument, commissioned by the Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation and unveiled in the summer of 2017, was constructed by famed sculptor and Toms River resident Brian Hanlon, who was on hand to discuss his inspiration with students.
  • Robotics Teams Preparing for Blast Off

    March 26, 2019-- It’s T-minus 19 days until the Rowan University Blast Off 2019 Competition and Invitational, and last week educators from around the state had a blast at Intermediate North March 19 learning how to launch rockets.
  • Congressman Andy Kim Speaks to Students at Citta

    Third graders at Joseph A. Citta Elementary welcomed Congressman Andy Kim to their school on Friday, March 22. The classes gathered in the Media Center to listen to Congressman Kim read excerpts from the book What's the Big Deal About Elections? by Ruby Shamir.
  • Walnut Street Hosts First Health and Wellness Night

    Walnut Street Elementary continued its whole child approach to education by hosting the school's first ever Health and Wellness Night. Approximately 200 students and their families gathered for the opportunity to take part in physical fitness activities, learn about nutrition and a healthy diet, and gain information from community health providers.
  • EPA Awards Toms River Schools $200k in Bus Rebates

    For the third consecutive year, Toms River Regional Schools’ application has been selected by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Diesel Rebate Program, and the district is now eligible to receive $200,000 in rebates to replace old buses with more efficient models this year.
  • Students, Administrators Testify at State Budget Hearings

    This page will be updated from March 20 through March 28.March 20, 2019-- District leaders, students, and supporters traveled back to Trenton to testify at the State Assembly Budget Committee hearing March 20 in opposition of drastic state aid cuts resulting from Senate Bill S2.
  • Stay Involved with the State Aid Cut Campaign

    Thousands of Toms River Regional Schools staff, students, and community members rallied in Trenton on March 5 to oppose state aid reductions of more than $80 million over the next six years as Governor Murphy delivered his annual budget address.
  • Rebuilding Our Schools Initiative

    Our photo gallery shows the progress we're making on the Rebuilding Our Schools Initiative. See below for more information on the referendum including its history, news, updates, and important links.

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