Announcements

  • Ocean County Cultural and Heritage Commission's Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

    Pictured from left to right are Gilliam Gural, Jack Seitz, Adam Applegate, and Bailee Hussey. A great job was done by all students who participated in the review of that fateful day of W.W. II when the conflict resulted in a turn for the best for the Allies. Toms River South thanks the Cultural and Historical Society for allowing them to participate in these historical moments.
  • TOP OF THE HEAP!

    For the second year in a row, the Toms River South Fishing Club won the High School Governor's Cup for the Best Fishing Team in New Jersey. Each year it comes down to the finish and each year the Indians take first place in their division.
  • A PICTURE OF THE FUTURE!

    This is doing things the T.R. South Way!
  • HSS Students Hosting Walkathon to Combat Homelessness

    This Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to noon, a group of sophomores from High School South are raising awareness about homelessness by hosting a charity walkathon on the high school's track that will benefit the Ocean's Harbor House.
  • Congratulations New Indian NHS Members!

    Congratulations to the 50 new members of the Indian Chapter of the National Honor Society who were inducted on May 23, 2019. New members enjoyed dinner with their families and participated in the traditional candlelight ceremony.
  • Class of 2019 End of Year Dates and Info

    Please read for South's current happenings and announcements.
  • Interact Club Presents a $1,000 Check to POAC

    Pictured are members and advisers of the Toms River South Interact Club that are presenting a $1,000 dollar check to the members of POAC, Parents of Autistic Children. The club raised this money by holding a fundraiser by bagging groceries at Shop-Rite.
  • Alexa Gonzalez Spirit Egg Hunt Winner 2019

    Happy Easter rings out at Toms River High School South for Alexa Gonzalez who was the winner of Spirit Egg Hunt #17 at the "Home of the Indian!" The event was held before school on Wednesday, April 17th in the Courtyard.. Alexa won tickets to AMC movie theaters, appetizers at Fridays, and a fleece blanket complete with an Indian that decorated the blanket with the mascot of our school. Many other students were pleased with the prizes they won. The event was sponsored by the Spirit Club who also decorated the hallways with an Easter theme..Who played the Easter Bunny? It was the same person who gave out hugs on Valentine's Day!
  • HS South April Newsletter

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  • Way to Go, Indians!

    Our Marching Indians in Disney!
  • Great Job, Singing Indians!

    Under the conducting of teacher Mr. Martin, the South chorus performed in front of a full house!
  • TOMS RIVER SOUTH'S MUSICAL...RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S "CINDERELLA"

    TOMS RIVER SOUTH'S MUSICAL...RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S "CINDERELLA"
  • ONE OF A KIND!

    Alle Johnsen qualified to participate in the first N.J.S.I.A.A. Girls State Wrestling Tournament that was held in Atlantic City last weekend. She was the first Toms River Girl to be selected to wrestle in the tournament. She wrestled in the 118 pound weight class and finished fifth in her class. She pinned her opponent to bring home the fifth place. Also included in the picture are Toms River South Wrestling Coaches, Coach Blake and Coach Laycock!
  • JUNIOR CLASS FASHION SHOW---A GREAT SUCCESS

    The Junior Class of Toms River South sponsored an outstanding Prom Fashion Show during the month of February. The models were from both the Junior and Senior Class. They wore the latest in Prom Fashion wear and wowed an audience of appreciative parents and students. Pictured are the models and staff of the successful show.
  • A VALENTINE MESSAGE FROM A STUDENT

    Isaiah Ellis-Thomas created a special sign for Valentine's Day 2019. He held the sign outside the Toms River South Media Center. The sign simply stated......"Free Hugs." IT WORKED!!!
  • EVEN TEACHERS ADORE SANTA CLAUS

    When Santa came to Toms River South, even the teachers stood in line. Santa in this picture is surrounded by two teachers Mrs. Sharon Busse and Mrs. Belinda Joyner. Santa wearing his maroon and white made their day!
  • SANTA CLAUS ARRIVES AT TOMS RIVER SOUTH

    During the Christmas season Santa Claus accompanied by his elves (Mascots and Morning Announcers) paraded down the hallways of Toms River South handing our candy canes, was involved with pictures with Santa, played his guitar as he led the singing of Jingle Bells and Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer in three classrooms as his elves handed out treats in those classrooms. Ever since the Christmas tradition began in the year 2000, Mr. Larry MacAuley, past Assistant Principal, has portrayed Santa Claus with an unmatchable zeal.
  • HS South February/March Newsletter

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  • South's Play Is This Weekend!

    Go see Cinderella!
  • THE FRENCH CLUB HOLDS AN ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT CREPE PARTY

    During the Month of February the French Club held their annual "All-You-Can Eat" after school Crepe Party in the Faculty Lounge. As you can see, the party was a huge success and many students and teachers attended the event. The crepes were just INDIANIFIC and the students and advisers were just plain outstanding with their cooperation and know how!
  • A SUMMER OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE- ANISHA SINGH

    Senior student Anisha Singh spent a summer of academic excellence by becoming involved in the following activities:
  • March on Trenton!

    Join us for our March on Trenton March 5th!
  • Game Design, Language Arts Challenge Nets Awards for HSS Students

    Teacher Amber Hull’s language arts students at High School South learned how to code with Supervisor of Educational Technology Tiffany Lucey as part of the expansion of interdisciplinary coding opportunities at the high school level provided by the TR: TechReady grant-funded program.
  • Indian Chapter of Habitat for Humanity Speaks at the Second Baptist Church of TR

    Toms River High School South's Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, under the guidance of Club Adviser, Charlene Wallace, attended and spoke at the Second Baptist Church of Toms River.
  • HS South January/February Newsletter

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  • ALEXANDER DEGOEY----MUSICAL GOLD

    Alexander began his quest for membership in the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra with an audition for the Philadelphia International Music Festival. He worked himself up to be the principal bass of the Gold Orchestra----the top orchestra of the festival, During the festival he worked intensely with the conductor of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, Louis Scaglione, at Bryn Mawr College. His efforts paid off and on September 9th, 2018 he auditioned for the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and was selected as 6th chair bass. He is surrounded by members of the Toms River Board of Education that presented him with a Toms River Regional Board Commendation Award.
  • German club trip to Philadelphia

    On Wednesday, December 19th, the Toms River South German Club took a trip to the Christmas Village in Philadelphia. There students were able to experience firsthand the atmosphere of a traditional German Christmas marketplace. They explored the market located in Philadelphia's Love Park, did some holiday shopping, and had the opportunity to try some German culinary specialties, such as bratwurst, doener kebab, and spaetzle. A great time was had by all, and the club hopes to make the trip an annual event.
  • A GOLDEN TROMBONE- HAYDEN LOVINFOSSE

    Hayden Lovinfosse has been selected to perform in the All-Eastern Honors Ensemble, an organization consisting of the best musicians from 12 Eastern states. Hayden submitted an application in early September. The National Association for Music Education met in October to create their ensembles. New Jersey represents 16% of the total musicians selected overall. Hayden was accepted in the All-Eastern Concert Band playing second trombone. He will have to audition online for his exact chair in the event. This year the concert will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the David Lawrence Convention Center on April 7, 2019. We believe that Hayden was the first Toms River student to be selected to perform in this elite band. Hayden received a Toms River Regional Board of Education Commendation Award for his achievement and is surrounded by several board members presenting him his award.
  • Way to Go, Indians! You Are Indianific!

    Jalen Folsom, Jack Seitz and Ryan Laycock from Toms River High School South were recently honored at the New Jersey All- State Soccer Banquet. Jack Seitz was named to the Honorable Mention team while Jalen Folsom and Ryan Laycock made the 3rd team Central Jersey Section team. Congratulations!
  • When Jake Met Greatness!

    TRS ASR student Jake Rice met Astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson While Speaking in Asbury Park, NJ Dec 6th, 2018. Tyson's lecture was called “The Cosmic Perspective” There is no view of the world as emotionally potent as the one granted by a cosmic perspective. It’s one that sees Earth as a planet in a vast empty universe. It profoundly influences what we think and feel about science, culture, politics, and life itself.
  • SPIRIT CLUB AND MASCOTS AT CHILDRENS' HOSPITAL,ETC.

    The Spirit Club and Mascots from Toms River South went to Childrens' Specialized Hospital on Monday evening where they sang Christmas songs, read "Twas the Night Before Christmas" and distributed gifts to each child at the hospital. The gifts were distributed by Santa and his elves. They then went to the Hampton Ridge Nursing Home and sang Christmas songs with the clientele. After those two activities, they then went back to the school where they enjoyed a holiday party. I think the best heading for this picture would be "SPREADING GOOD CHEER"
  • HS South December Newsletter

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  • 99th RENEWAL OF LAKEWOOD/TOMS RIVER SOUTH FOOTBALL GAME

    Keith Fischer, Head Groundsman at Toms River South, inscribed the South football field on Thanksgiving Day with a 99 in honor of the fact that this was the 99th game in the Shore Conference's longest rivalry. Toms River High School/Toms River South now leads the series with 56 victories....39 losses....and 4 ties. They beat Lakewood by the score of 59 to 36 on Thanksgiving Day.
  • HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES

    SANTA'S ELVES The Indian Chapter of the National Honor Society donates 200+ gifts to the Salvation Army for their Angel Tree Drive to provide gifts for needy children in Ocean County.
  • HOLIDAY DECORATORS

    Members of the Spirit Club, Mascots, and Morning Announcers helped to decorate the "Home of the Indian" for the holidays this past Saturday morning. When they completed the process of decorating, they drew rave reviews. This is a yearly project of the Spirit Club plus they decorate the hallways for every holiday.
  • SOMYIA ELBREADY- A BUDDING SCIENTIST

    Somyia experimented with duckweed, a fresh water plant that has not had its genome fully sequenced. Scientists are looking to use duckweek to replace corn as a biofuel. She worked on a part of the DNA sequencing and her protein coded for a protein named Carbonic Andrhyase. Her findings were published on the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) where her data can be used by other scientists. Her data is found under Expressed Sequence Tag (EST) database.
  • WINNER OF THE THANKSGIVING BUTTON CONTEST

    The Spirit Club holds their annual Thanksgiving Day Football Game Button Contest and the winner this year was Mia Platt. Her winning button had the following slogan: "Struttin Our Stuffin....GO SOUTH! Pictured are Mia receiving her prizes from the Spirit Club Officers. The button accomplished much as Toms River High School/Toms River South High School increased their record to 56 wins---39 losses and 4 ties. This was the 99th game in the longest rivalry in the Shore Conference. A good heading....... A Golden Button
  • COMMENDED STUDENT IN THE 2019 NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    Matt Yuro, a student at Toms River High School South, has recently been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. There are approximately 34,000 commended students throughout the nation that are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. They're chosen out of the 1.6 million students who entered the 2019 competition. National Merit Scholarship Commended Student .
  • Ocean County College FAFSA Pathways Workshop 12/5

    On Wednesday December 5th, the Toms River High School South Guidance Department will be holding a FAFSA workshop facilitated by the Ocean County College Financial Aid Department as part of the Pathways to College Partnership with Toms River Regional Schools. The workshop will be held in the High School Media Center. There will be two sessions. Session 1 will be from 6:00-7:00 PM and Session 2 will be from 7:00-8:00 PM. There are 20 slots per session. Parents must register by calling the Guidance Office at 732-505-5745. Once the 40 slots are filled we will initiate a waiting list. If you are registered but cannot attend please notify Guidance so we can give someone on the waiting list the spot. The workshop will assist Senior parents in filing the FAFSA. Senior parents need to bring their most recent Federal Tax Return and W-2's for Student and Parents (Please see the attached Flyer. Please call (732) 505 - 5745 to secure your registration. OCC College Pathways FAFSA Workshop Flyer.pdf Thank you, Michael Citta
  • Most Loyal Fan Award

    In the year 2000 Toms River South began a new tradition....and that was selecting a person for the Most Loyal Fan Award. The first person selected was Harry Britton, a person whose heart and soul was with the "Home Of the Indian." This year Our Most Loyal fan was Doug Polhemus, who for 53 years proved he was the right choice for the Most Loyal Fan Award. He played 4 years Varsity Football for the Indians, He bought the Indian trpee which adorns the South end of our football stadium, he supplies the Spirit Committee with football pins at Thanksgiving and supplied hot chocolate and pretzels at the pep rally/ bonfire last Tuesday. This list is just a small list of what this gentleman did for the spirit at the "Home of the Indian." His father brought him to his first game when he was 2 years old and his Dad was selected as a "Most Loyal Fan." We are excited to choose Doug Polhemus as Most Loyal Fan- 2018 Thanksgiving Game Style!
  • High South Bonfire/Pep Rally

    Through the efforts of Prtncipal, Michael Citta, Toms River South experienced a spirited return of the Thanksgiving game against Lakewood pep rally/bonfire. Mr. Citta purchased a new sound system so the crowd could understand the order of events. Throwing the blue and white pine tree into the bonfire is Coach Signorino, Jr. BEAT LAKEWOOD!
  • PERFECT SCORE SAT PHYSICS TEST--- PERFECT IN PHYSICS

    ON October 6th, 2018 Jacob Roessler, a Senior at Toms River High School South took the challenge of taking the SAT Subject Test in Physics. He started to prepare for this challenge one month before the test which resulted in a perfect score of 800 for his efforts. He gives most of the credit for his score to the science and math teachers that he has experienced at High School South.
  • Hayden Lovinfosse- All-Eastern Band

    A GOLDEN TROMBONE Congratulations go to Hayden Lovinfosse, trombonist, for being selected to perform in the All-Eastern Band. He is the first Marching Indian Band member and possibly the first band student in the history of Toms River to be a part of this prestigious ensemble. He will be involved in a concert in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania the first weekend in April, 2019 where students from 12 different states will perform.
  • The Winners of the 74th Annual Downtown Painting Contest

    The winners of the 74th Annual Downtown Painting Contest are as follows: (from left to right) 1) Second Place Amberleigh Schiel; 2) First Place- Paige Zelenak; and 3) Third Place- Julie Genovese. The Halloween Downtown Painting Contest was started by Toms River High School Art Teacher, Ethel Lewis, one month after the end of World War II. She received statewide acclaim for her efforts. The paintings provide a background of color and seasonal interest for Toms River's Halloween Parade.  The Kiwanis Club of Toms River has sponsored this event for 74 years and has provided judges and prizes during this time. It shows the cooperation between town organizations and schools. This certainly had positive results over the 74 year time span.
  • Powder Puff football 2018

    This past Wednesday evening, the Toms River South Senior Class defeated the Toms River South Junior Class in Powder Puff Football- 2018 Style. The score was as follows: SENIORS- 35...JUNIORS- 14. Both sides played INDIANIFIC football during the game. The game was well attended and carded officials refereed the game. The boys provided outstanding cheerleading skills and each class made a lot of money from the 5 dollar admission charge. Both classes are recognized for their outstanding organizing skills especially organizing an activity where the rules are followed.
  • Weekly Newsletter 11/12-11/16

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  • TOMS RIVER SOUTH SOPHOMORE CLASS ANNUAL CAMPUS CLEAN UP

    CAMPUS CLEAN UP.....CLASS OF 2021 The Sophomore Class, the Class of 2021 held their second annual campus clean up on Thursday, November 1, 2018. Pictured are the Sophomores that volunteered to work the clean up. They were supplied gloves and bags by the class government. Pictured on the far right is class adviser, Miss Molly McCourt. Mr. Blessing, class adviser, was absent due to a State Tournament Volleyball Game..
  • BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH (OCTOBER) AT TOMS RIVER SOUTH

    The following activities took place at Toms River High School South during the month of October which was designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 1) The Indian Givers sponsored a "Pretty in Pink Day" where the color pink was worn by South students and staff; 2) The Key Club and F.B.L.A. volunteered to help with the Point Pleasant Beach Breast Cancer Awareness Walk; and 3) The Hitting Indian football team sponsored a pink shirt sale that shared the cost of the shirt in the following method: 50 percent of the cost of the shirt went to Breast Cancer Research and 50 percent of the cost of the shirt went the Hitting Indian Scholarship Fund. The pictures sent are pictures of students that helped with the walk in Point Beach.
  • FACULTY AND STAFF ALSO DRESS IN COSTUME-----HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

    The following is a picture of the faculty and staff members that dressed up for the Halloween March around the Hallways and Costume Contest. Attachments area
  • 15th Annual Toms River South March Around the Hallways and Costume Contest

    And the winners are: (from left to right) Scariest- Samantha Marcine and Tiffany Armstrong Cutest- Molly Bryceland Funniest- Steven Pavao Best Overall- Mallory Wagner, Gabby Servis, Nichole Craig, and Nora Mackle
  • DELIVERY OF THE FRESHMAN COAT DRIVE TO THE HOPE CENTER

    Mrs. Ellen Dering, coordinator of the Freshman Coat Drive, delivers 150 winter coats to the Hope Center for distribution at Operation BarBQ that will be held on Saturday, November 3rd from 12 noon to 3 P.M. A thousand meals will be prepared and distributed. Kim Santora, client coordinator at the Hope Center, accepts the coats that she will distribute.
  • PRETTY IN PINK DAY

    The Indian Givers sponsored a "Pretty In Pink" Day during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The picture shows several students that wore pink on the designated day. The Key Club and F.B.L.A. volunteered to work at the Point Pleasant Beach Breast Cancer Walk, and the Hitting Indian Football Team sold Breast Cancer Awareness shirts for 10 dollars. 5 dollars was given to breast cancer research and 5 dollars was given to the Hitting Indian Scholarship Fund. T.R.S......a school with a lot of heart!
  • INDUCTION OF THE FRENCH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

    On Thursday evening, October 18th, 14 new members were inducted into the Toms River South French National Honor Society. The event was planned and coordinated by the two Honor Society's advisers, Constance Signorin and Halima Morgan. Also in attendance were Michaee Citta, principal of Toms River South, Edna Ravitz founder of the society, Adrienne Gold, World Language and English as a Second Language Supervisor,, and past World Language supervisor, Leslie Port. The ceremony began at 6:30 P.M. and included presentations by the advisers, principal, the Society's officers, the induction ceremony, and refreshments.
  • THE MASCOTS AND THE BANDFRONT CELEBRATE OUR FIRST VICTORY

    The Marching Indian Bandfront and Toms River South's mascots celebrate their first gridiron victory of the year with a win over Jackson Liberty 7 to 0. The Indians came back the next week and defeated Barnegat High School in a 13 to 7 overtime battle. The Indians play Neptune this Thursday evening in a New Jersey State consolation game.Kickoff is at 7 P.M.
  • Trick or Treat Day at the "Home of the Indian"

    On Saturday, October 27, several clubs provided a TRICK OR TREAT DAY for elementary schools located in the Toms River South sending area. The effort was headed by Mrs. Cipolletti, adviser of the Interact Club, Other clubs that participated were the Bible Club, the Bowling Club, the Spanish National Honor Society, the Spanish Club, and the Interact Club. Mrs. Cipolletti was also able to enlist the aid of other interested students who were a great help. The time of the Trick or Treating was from 2:30 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. The turnout was exceptional for the first year.
  • Freshman tribes Coat Collection

    The Freshman Tribes under the leadership of Guidance Counselor Ellen Dering collected 150 coats for needy people in the Ocean County area. These coats were given to the Hope Center for distribution during Operation BarBQ where 1000 meals will be distributed.
  • Decades Day during Senior Week 2019

    The fourth day of Senior Week 2019 style was Decades Day when the students dressed up in the styles of the Decade that was of most interest to them.
  • SENIOR WEEK DAY #1- ELDERLY DAY

    SENIOR CITIZEN DAY During Senior Week- Class of 2019 style- the first day celebrated was Elderly Day. This is how the Morning Announcers celebrated the day.
  • 'MERICA DAY DURING T.R. SOUTH SENIOR WEEK

    'MERICA DAY = PATRIOTIC DAY AT T.R. SOUTH This was the dress for the second day of Senior Week- Class of 2019 style
  • ROYALTY AT THE TOMS RIVER SOUTH HOMECOMING DANCE 2018

    The following were selected as royalty at the T.R.South Homecoming Dance 2018: (from left to right) Princess- Tori Jackson; Prince- Nickerson Jean-Louis; King- Sam Akinlolu; and Queen- Logan Figular.
  • HSS Newsletter Week of 10/15-10/19

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  • GREAT AMERICAN RIVALRY HALL OF FAME

    At this time it gives Toms River High School South INDIANIFIC pride to recommend past Tight End, Ralph Bush III to be inducted into The Great American Rivalry Series Hall of Fame. Wearing #88 he has accomplished much in his high school career.on the gridiron. In 1977 and 1978, 1) he was chosen to be on the WOBM, DAILY OBSERVER, AND the ASBURY PARK ALL-COUNTY TEAMS; 2) his two year varsity total on offense was 53 receptions totaling 638 yards; 3) In the November, 1977 game against Toms River North, Ralph was the WOBM PLAYER OF THE WEEK as he had 4 catches for 45 yards and a two point conversion. According to his coach Ron Signorino, Sr., "Ralph was an over-achiever because of his work ethic and commitment to excellence and his desire to please and be successful." This attitude made him an integral part of the TRIBE'S winning the State Sectional Championship in 1978.....The Year of the White Buffalo and Phantom Indian. The picture shows Ralph being presented with his trophy by a United States Marine.
  • GREAT AMERICAN RIVALRY SCHOLARSHIP

    It now gives Toms River High School South, the "Home of the Indian," great pleasure to introduce their recipient of the Great American Rivalries Scholarship presented by a United States Marine....to Sam Conover. Sam currently possesses a GPA of 5.1389 and is ranked number 17 in his class of 354 students. he is a member of the National Honor Society, the Spanish Honor Society, the Key Club, the Student Council, has achieved high honor roll status, and also plays baseball. He has taken 5 Advanced Placement courses during his Junior and Senior year. For the Hitting Indians, he is an INDIANIFIC running back and pass receiver. Sam also plays on the defensive side of the ball as the TRIBE'S safety. He plans to attend Rutgers University and major in Education and Supervision.
  • GREAT AMERICAN RIVALRIES CHIN UP CONTEST (MARINES)

    The United States Marine Corps cooperating with Great American Rivalries held their annual chin up contest in the High School South Auxiliary Gym. Both Boys and Girls could enter the contest. Pictured is Torrey Edward, a young lady who showed she has the best of form for the event. For the fifth consecutive year Great American Rivalries has chosen the Toms River South/Toms River North football game as one of the great rivalries in the United States and attends the game and gives out scholarships to a player from South and a player from North. They also induct a past player into the Great American Rivalry Series Hall of Fame. This year's scholarship winner from South was Sam Conover and this year's inductee to the Hall of Fame was Ralph Bush III. The U.S. Marines present both the scholarship and the Hall of Fame trophy.
  • Senior and Junior College Day at Toms River South

    While most Juniors were excused from taking the P.S.A.T. Test, the entire Senior Class and most of the Junior Class could enjoy a College Fair in the Toms River South Gymnasium. The pictures show you the location of several of the colleges that attended.
  • Alexander Degoey tries out for and makes the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra

    Musical Excellence- Alexander Degoey tried out and made sixth chair bass in the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra.
  • Go South!

    The Asbury Park Red Zone came to Toms River South for a pep rally promoting the Toms River South/Toms River East. The coach of East and one of his captains were also interviewed by the Red Zone. The picture you see is when they were interviewing the Toms River coach, Ron Signorino, Jr. and football captain, Sam Akinlolu.
  • Way to Go, Indians!

    The following girl tennis double teams led Toms River South to a Second Place Finish in the Ocean County Tournament this year: from left to right- 1) Second Doubles Team of Megan Ryan and Emily Latshaw; and 2) Third Doubles Team of Emma Grunin and Ashley Hartman
  • HSS Weekly Newsletter

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  • HSS Weekly Newsletter

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  • HSS Weekly Newsletter 9/17-9/21/18

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  • 2018 - 2019 Morning Announcers

    The 2018 - 2019 Morning Announcers are as follows: 1) Corey Batchelder; 2) Aaron Lightbody-Cimer; 3) Leonora Krajewski, and 4) Sophia Perry.
  • 2018 - 2019 Mascots

    The 2018 - 2019 Mascots are as follows: 1) Indian 51- Brandon Rios; 2) Princess 49- Brooke LaBarca; 3) Super Maroon 41- Madison Liguori; and 4) Spirit 20 Kim Costanzo
  • Prom 2018

    QUEEN OF THE SENIOR PROM JY'ASIA BIVINS 1) Involved in Track and Field for 4 years, 2) Class M.V.P. Sophomore and Junior years 3) South Jersey Group III Triple Jump Champion.....2017                  KING OF THE SENIOR PROM EVAN GISINGER 1) A member of T.E.A.M. 2) A member of the Spanish Honor Society 3) A member of the lacrosse and Freshman football team 
  • Way to Go, Declan and Connor! You Are Indianific!

    High School South proudly celebrates Declan Mullin and Connor Ryan who have been selected to play in the 2018 SCLCA Senior All-Star Lacrosse Game. The event will feature some of the top senior lacrosse players in Monmouth and Ocean County. The game will be played at Howell High School on Thursday June 14 at 7 p.m.
  • THREE SOUTH GIRLS WIN CHROME BOOKS AT THE DRIVEN FOR EXCELLENCE PROGRAM

    Three Toms River High School South students won Chrome books at the "Driven For Excellence" program this past Friday. Even though all three were dreaming of winning a new car, they were satisfied with the prizes they won. A gift from the school system that they would be able to use in college. From left to right we have Emily Oksen, Nelisa Mali, and Meghan Blonder. In the background is Mr. Oberti, one of three Assistant Principals at High School South.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 06-05-18

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  • Summer Read

    Toms River HS South hosted the Ocean County Library to review the new Summer Read Program with our students.
  • Swim Safety

    Toms River HS South Freshman met with Dr. Gene Hession of the United States Lifeguard Association to learn about swim safety. NBC news reporter Brian Thompson visited to film and interview students about the importance of this message.
  • NEW JERSEY NATIONAL GUARD OBSTACLE COURSE

    The New Jersey National Guard erected an obstacle course at Toms River High School South this past Friday.. The purpose of the obstacle course was to challenge both boys and girls in Physical Education classes to take the ultimate challenge presented by the course and eventually finish the event by climbing the wall at the end of the obstacle course.. A great number of South's students accepted the challenge and as you can see by the second picture, many were able to complete the course.They were an example of the SPIRIT, TRADITION, EXCELLENCE, and PRIDE inherited by all students at the "Home of the Indian."
  • Toms River Students Meet With The Governor

    7 kids from the Toms River High Schools performed for the Equality Ball. They are pictured here with Governor Murphy. From East... Tyler Sacko and Kenzie Jones From North Phoebe, Chad and Sean Payba From South Jenna Aldellizzi and Xander Degoey
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 05-29-18

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  • COLE CORRIGAN-----WRESTLING ALL-AMERICAN

    Cole Corrigan, the New Jersey State 152 pound weight class state champion, recently was selected as a member of the WRESTLING USA ALL- AMERICAN TEAM. Cole, a Senior student at Toms River South, received an athletic and educational scholarship from Columbia University, which he will be attending next year. His wrestling record at Toms River South was 141 wins and 12 losses. He finished 7th in the New Jersey State Championships as a Sophomore and then bounced back as a Senior to claim the gold. Congratulations Cole!
  • TOMS RIVER SOUTH'S GIRLS TRACK TEAM WINS THE BRONZE MEDAL IN THE SOUTH JERSEY GROUP III SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

    Congratulations go to South's Girls Track and Field Team for its 3rd place finish at this weekend's N.J.S.I.A.A. South Jersey Group 3 State Sectional Meet at Delsea High School. South scored a total of 42 points to finish in the bronze medal position. Sophomore Jade Tricomy earned a silver medal with her Second Place finish in the 1600 meter run. Our 4 by 800 meter relay team of Jade, Laura Revaitis, Emily Irwin, and Adria Pollioni also brought home silver medals. Girls that brought home bronze medals are as follows: 1) Jade Tricomy in the 3200 meter run; 2) Jy'Asia Bivins in the triple jump and 3) the 4 by 400 meter relay team of Mattalyn McCaffrey, Pollioni, Reagan Czech, and Dynasty Loveday. Also receiving medals for the Indians were Dynasty Loveday, 4th in the triple jump, Laura Revaitis, 5th in the 1600 meter run, Reagan Czech, 6th in the 400 meter hurdles, and Adria Pollioni, 6th in the 400 meter dash. For their efforts all of these ladies qualified for the Group 3 State Championships to be held this Friday and Saturday at Central Regional High School.
  • Operation Smile Club

    Operation Smile is an international medical charity that has provided hundreds of thousands of free surgeries for children and young adults in developing countries who are born with dental and facial conditions. Our Toms River South Operation Smile Club is pleased to announce that through generous donations from students at the "Home of the Indian," we have raised $240 dollars necessary for a surgery. They are collecting money during homeroom this week to provide for a second surgery.
  • SPIRIT OF THE INDIAN AWARDS

    On Tuesday, May 22nd, the T.R.S. Media Center was filled to capacity. Nearly 50 students were recognized for their unique actions and demeanor that embody true Indian Spirit. High School South is known foe Spirit, Tradition, Excellence, and Pride. Teachers were asked to nominate students who contribute to our school community, making it an Indianific place to learn. Teachers were present to talk about positive attributes of the students that they nominated for the "Spirit of the Indian" award. Principal James Ricotta was present. This is the fourth year of this event which was initiated by Math Teacher, Andrea Vahey.
  • Parent Notification

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  • Congratulations Indians!

    Toms River HS South congratulates teacher of the year Mary Highton and our Ocean County Superintendent Scholars Meghan Blonder and Dennis Tobin.
  • Congratulations to Connor Ryan, HSS Mayor Award Winner!

    Superintendent Healy with the Toms River High Schools Mayor Award recipients.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 05-22-18

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  • TRHSS Places 2nd in State Competition! Way to Go, Indians!

    TRHSS Places 2nd in State eCYBERMISSION STEM Competition!
  • Maroon Fusion - Music in the Parks

    Congratulations go out to Maroon Fusion for their performance at the Music in the Parks Festival at Hershey Park this past Saturday. The band received the highest score at the festival with a 94.5, earning them a Superior rating, and the Best Overall High School Jazz Band Award. Mariana Tecalero received the high school level Best Soloist Award. You can see Maroon Fusion perform next at the Small Ensemble Concert in the High School Cafetorium on June 5th at 7pm.
  • South Baseball - The Spirit of Winning

    The Toms River South Diamond Club will present a free screening of South Baseball - The Spirit of Winning, Wednesday, June 6 in the Cafetorium. Light snacks at 6:30 pm; Screening at 7 pm. The film tells the story of New Jersey’s winningest baseball coach, Toms River South's own Coach Ken Frank, and the sport that put Toms River on the map. Produced by Toms River South alumna Sandra Levine, the one-hour film covers highlights of the past 40 years of Hitting Indians Baseball, and also incorporates the amazing story of South graduate Todd Frazier - from Little League World Series Champion to Major Leaguer. Be sure to come to the Toms River South Cafetorium June 6th for this very special event!
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 05-15-18

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  • Indian Repeat!

    The Toms River South track and field team captured the Ocean County Championship team title Monday night. South rallied 96 points to earn its 2nd straight team title. South also won the Class A-South title for the 2nd year in row earlier this season.
  • HSS's DART YPC 'Shocks' the Area

    High School South's DART Youth Prevention Coalition (YPC) visited local pizza places on Thursday, May 10th to participate in a program called "Sticker Shock". "Sticker Shock" is a statewide campaign that aims to reduce underage drinking by limiting youth's access to alcohol. Students placed 100's of stickers on pizza boxes that remind adults that it is illegal to provide alcohol to minors. YPC students and staff remind you to STAY SAFE this Prom and Graduation season!
  • PRESENTATION OF "MOVE OVER" SIGN TO TOMS RIVER SOUTH BY DONNA SETARO

    The mother of a New Jersey state trooper struck and killed by a car while on duty is educating the public about New Jersey's " Move Over" law. Donna Setaro says she believes that her son, Trooper Marc Castellano, would still be alive if more people were aware of the law." It became a law in January 2009, and yet only 15 percent of the population is aware of it." The law requires drivers to change lanes or slow down when approaching a stopped emergency vehicle. Trooper Castellano was struck and killed by a car while working a case along the side of Interstate 195 in Howell on June 6, 2010. Donna says her mission is to educate New Jersey drivers about the law so that a similar tragedy does not happen again. One method that she uses effectively is to visit schools and educate students about the law. The presentation of the sign to Toms River South was performed on Monday, May 7th.The sign will be installed on the cement wall located in the parking lot of the tennis court and auxiliary field. It will face the street.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 05-08-18

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  • Give Back To The Community

    The Toms River South Girls Lacrosse Team sponsored a "Give Back To The Community" project by holding a week and a half long non-perishable food drive. All the food collected was given to Your Grandmother's Cupboard for distribution to needy families in Ocean County. An additional plus to this drive was the fact that the Girls Lacrosse Team from Toms River High School North also collected food for South's drive.Pictured left to right are Coach McCourt, Carly Kowalewski, Julia Christopher, Casey Dickinson, Jenn Toal, and Coach Murray.
  • TRHSS Softball Fundraiser for Chris Knowles

    Please help his foundation and attend a softball game at Toms River High School South on May 10th! Check out this link!
  • Way to Go, Indian Lacrosse!

    The lady Indians lacrosse beat Brick township 14-6 to seal the deal on a 3rd consecutive A-South title. Brick may have scored the first goal,but Senior Emily Donzanti scored the first goal For the Indians to give her her 200th career point less than two minutes into the game at the 23:27 mark. Emily finished the day with 5 goals and an assist. Senior Jen Toal scored 6 goals today,which gave her her 300th career point.
  • Indian Seth Edwards Recognized With Award From the Prosecutor's Office

    The evening of Wednesday May 2, Ocean County Prosecutor's Office hosted a Student Recognition Awards event at Frog Pond Elementary School in Little Egg Harbor Township. The event, which was also sponsored by the Ocean County Association of School Administrators, recognized exceptional "Unsung Hero" students from 33 schools across the county. The students, their families, school administrators and guidance counselors attended the ceremony, which was presented by Ocean County Prosecutor Joe Coronato; Ocean County Association of School Administrators President Loren Fuhring; and Ocean County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Judith Destefano-Anen.
  • Way to Go, Natalie!

    Toms River South High School celebrates Natalie Swindell as she signs to attend Felician University. Natalie, the recipient of a generous academic merit scholarship will major in Early Childhood Education and continue her bowling career.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 05-01-18

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  • Way to Go, Emily!

    Toms River South High School celebrates Emily Donzanti as she signs to attend Stockton University. Emily is the recipient of a generous academic merit scholarship and plans to continue her basketball career at Stockton.
  • Mr. Luyster Is Indianific!

    Mr. Luyster's pollinator garden project earned a $2,000 grant from Sustainable Jersey for Schools. From left to right: Randall Solomon, executive director, Sustainable Jersey; Rick Dovey, chairperson, Sustainable Jersey Board of Trustees; James Luyster, High School South teacher; and Maria Spina, Program Officer, PSEG Foundation.
  • EMILY ROBINSON OPENS UP JESSE CHRIS' CONCERT

    Emily Robinson , a Sophomore student at Toms River South, will help to open up Saturday's concert by Jesse Chris at the Arena at Toms River North. She will sing the song "Dive" made popular by Ed Sheeran. She was selected to sing in the Masters' Choir at Toms River South She is the key soloist of the band Ataraxia. She has performed at "Summer in the Streets" in Downtown Toms River, Tech Fest 7, Tech Fest 8, and has made several appearances at the Stone Pony.
  • INTERACT DONATION TO POAC

    April is Autism Awareness Month and the Interact Club at Toms River South honored this cause for awareness with a donation to a charity that helps families of autistic children. Interact members bagged for four hours at Shop-Rite one Saturday afternoon in March in the hopes of raising a sizable donation to POAC (Parents of Autistic Children). Their hard work resulted in a $450.00 donation to this agency. In the photo from left to right are Vice-President Aaron Lightbody Cimer, President Gillian Gural, POAC Office Manager Janie Sacewicz, and Interact Advisor- Marianne Cipoletti.
  • TRS Girls Lacrosse Canned Food Drive

    For the third year in a row, The Toms River South girls lacrosse team has teamed up with the local charity “Your Grandmother’s Cupboard” by running a canned food drive. The team seeks donations of canned food and other non-perishable food items -as well as can openers-to help the charity stock their pantry shelves. These donations help provide food to the less fortunate in our own immediate area. This year crosstown rival Toms River North stepped up to help the Lady Indian’s cause by donating numerous items during a recent April match up. Pictured above are the captains of the girls lacrosse team from Toms River South and Toms River North (L to R) Caroline Heagan, Brooke Adams, Jen Toal, Emily Donzanti, Hannah Clause, and Marisa Tava
  • Way to Go, Hayley!

    Congratulations Hayley Tamaro reaching the 500 strike-out milestone against Jackson memorial on April 23rd!
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 04-24-18

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  • HSS German Club

    On Saturday, April 21st, the Toms River High School South German Club took their annual trip to Washington, DC. There they visited the exhibits at the International Spy museum and followed that up with an authentic German meal at Old Europe Restaurant. Afterwards, the students had time to explore the monuments and memorials at the National Mall.
  • Evangelia is Indianific!

    High School South celebrates Evangelia Vasilakis as she signs her letter of intent to attend Saint Peter's University. Evangelia is the recipient of a generous academic and athletic scholarship and will continue her swimming career as she studies forensics.
  • Way to Go, Maroon Fusion!

    Congratulations go to Maroon Fusion for their performance at the Jackson Liberty HS Jazz Festival this past Saturday! The band received the Esprit de Corps Award, as well Best Section Awards for both the trombone and rhythm sections. Marissa Frusteri won the Best Soloist Award for Maroon Fusion, and Julian Dippolito and Mariana Tecalero both won Overall Festival Soloist Awards. Maroon Fusion performs again next Wednesday, May 2nd, at the All Shore Jazz Band Festival at Toms River North.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 04-17-18

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  • HAYLEY TAMARO SIGNING LETTER OF INTENT FOR CANISIUS UNIVERSITY

    Hayley Tamaro is signing her letter of intent to play softball at Canisius University in Buffalo, New York. Hayley received both an athletic scholarship and an academic scholarship to attend this Division 1 school. Hayley was signed by Canisius to improve their pitching staff. Academically she will study Biochemistry and Health and Wellness and minor in Business.
  • Coach Frank Is Indianific!

    On Sunday, April 8, 2018, the story of legendary baseball coach Ken Frank was presented at the Grunin Center at Ocean County College. The film presentation was produced by Sandra Levine, a veteran television journalist who is a Toms River native and South Alumna who has been nominated 10 times for regional Emmy awards. The film presentation entitled "South Baseball---The Spirit of Winning" was well-received by all those that attended the premiere showing. The story line was a tribute to the coaching abilities of Ken Frank, who is the coach with the most wins in high school baseball in New Jersey. At the time this article was written, Coach Frank has chalked up 870 victories at the "Home of the Indian." He is ranked 15th nationally and is a dedicated mentor who has had a profound impact on the lives of the players that he has coached during the past 40+ years. The film also traces the career of Todd Frazier, who was a member of the Little League World Series Championship Team, a star at High School South under Coach Frank, a star at Rutgers University, and then his career with the Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox, the New York Yankees, and this year with the New York Mets. The film promotes a theme of how tough love can help young people win in sports and in life. It's a film that shows that a coach can make a positive difference in the lives of the young men that he coaches!. The picture shows from left to right the following: 1) Coach Frank...2) Film producer Sandra Levine...and 3) Assistant Coach Mitch Powitz
  • Grab and Go

    The "Grab and Go" breakfast cart is a huge success at the "Home of the Indian." This is a picture of the T.R. South mascots Indian 50- Garrett White; Indian Princess 48- Abigail Evans; Super Maroon 40- Hannah Claus; and Diana Petrizzo- Spirit 19. promoting the food that is sold at the cart every morning before school.
  • Crowley, Leibe, Arminio inducted to NJ State Coaches Assoc. Hall of Fame

    John Crowley, Head Coach -TRS Girls Soccer, former TRE Boys Soccer, Ed Leibe, Head Coach -TRS Boys Soccer, and Joe Arminio, former TR Athletic Director, were all inducted to the NJSCA Hall of Fame on Sunday at the Westin Hotel in Princeton, NJ. All were recognized for their outstanding contributions to high school athletics in the state of NJ.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 04-10-18

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  • South ASR Brilliance! Go Indians!

    South ASR students competed in the Jersey Shore Science Fair at Stockton University earning, one 2nd place award, one 3rd place awards and one Honorable mention. Rory Hogan a senior at TRHSS placed second in the Environmental Category. Rory's project was The Role of Native Plants in the Removal of Nitrates from Runoff. The Toms River Twp. Green Team is writing a grant to implement the planting of some of the native plants Rory tested to help improve the health of the river and bay. TRHSS senior Seth Edwards placed 3rd in the Upper (11th-12th grade) Microbiology category with his project A Comparative Study Between Bacterial Growth on Sheep and Nonsheep Acromyrmex Ants. Seth did his research with Seeds of Change in Costa Rica thanks to a full scholarship from The Grunin Foundation and Insectropolis. Leonora Krajewski a junior at TRHSS received an honorable mention in Engineering for her design of a cruise ship. Leonora Krajewski and Logan Figular where awarded Best Team Logo for their Due South in the 2018 Apprentice School SNAME Boat Design Competition ​ 1st-3rd place students move on to the Regional Delaware Valley Science fair.
  • Pathway to College

    FREE! Join College GPS for an information-packed workshop explaining the benefits of early college planning. Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 7 – 8:30 PM
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 03-27-18

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  • Germany Exchange

    From March 16th - 30th, Toms River High School South is hosting 19 German students and 2 teachers from the Wilhelm-Hauff-Realschule in Pfullingen, Germany. Organized by Mr. DeMarco, Mr. Sohl and Mrs. Walsh, these students will accompany their American partners to school every day, and participate in fun excursions to local points of interest such as New York City, Island Beach State Park and Princeton University. This is a continuation of the Ambassadors in Sneakers program started in 2015, when Toms River was selected by the German-American Institute of Tuebingen to participate. The American students will continue the exchange in June and July of this year when they will visit the German students in Germany.
  • FRESHMAN CLASS CAMPUS CLEANUP

    On Tuesday, February 27th, the Class of 2021 sponsored a Campus Cleanup on the fields at the "Home of the Indian." Members of the class and their advisers, Ms. Molly McCourt and Mr.Christopher Blessing (pictured), cleaned up all the athletic fields and grounds at T.R. South. A job well done!
  • INTERACT'S PET FOOD DRIVE

    Around Valentine's Day, the Interact Club of Toms River South challenged the student body and staff to show their love to our feathered and furry friends by supporting a pet food drive. Their goal was to provide some relief to low income families. One local area food pantry assists patrons who are also pet owners. More than 20 pounds of pet food and 100 dollars in cash were collected. The money was used to purchase additional pet supplies which were donated to the pet pantry at East Dover Baptist Church.
  • The Chief Meets With the Indians!

    Toms River Police Chief Mitch Little met with students at Toms River HS South to discuss inequality in the workplace.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 03-20-18

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  • A Celebration for Mr. Roth!

    Mr. Robert Roth is celebrated by his students not only for his birthday but also for his 50th YEAR TEACHING AT THE 'HOME OF THE INDIAN!" He began his career in 1968 and he taught economics and American history during his stellar career at Toms River High School/.Toms River South and was the advisor to several clubs.
  • TOMS RIVER SOUTH MASCOTS PROMOTE THE "GRAB AND GO" BREAKFAST CART

    The Toms River High School South mascots: Indian 50, Princess 48, Super Maroon 40, and Spirit 19 promote the "Grab and Go" breakfast cart at 7 A.M. in the morning at the "Home of the Indian."
  • Indians Helping Future Indians!

    Toms River High School South's DART Youth Prevention Coalition visits various 6th and 7th grade health classes to talk about the dangers of vaping and marijuana. YPC is a group of students who engage in school and community wide activities with the purpose of encouraging young people to make health lifestyle choices especially when it comes to drugs and alcohol. Students were able to talk openly with their peers about situations they may face in the future and how to navigate those situations with positive choices.
  • Way to Go, Gabriel!

    High School South congratulates Gabriel Rodriguez who has been selected as the OCPGA Caring Award recipient.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 03-13-18

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  • Way to Go, Indians!

    Toms River High School South attended the FBLA New Jersey State Leadership Conference on March 08 and March 09 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The SLC features competitive events, where competitive winners earn the opportunity to compete in the National Leadership Conference. Students also attend state FBLA officer elections, and leadership, college, and business workshops while at the SLC. The students that attended were Alexis Meier, Bukola Fasakin, Ololade Aluko, Jake Nguyen, Lauren Pellegrino, and Vivian Touch. Vivian Touch and Lauren Pellegrino competed in the topic of Publication Design where they came up with promotional products for a client company they called Feed on Fresh. They made it to finals beating out over 25 other groups putting them in the top 8. Bukola, Ololade, and Jake competed in an Open Event on education, and Alexis Meier qualified to compete in accounting at the SLC.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 03-06-18

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  • You Are Indianific!

    These dedicated student volunteers from High School South were instrumental in the success of the Toms River Rotary Club's 8th Annual Gift Auction.
  • Way to Go, Nicholas! You Are Indianific!

    High School South congratulates Nicholas Florio as he signs to attend Bates College in Maine. Nicholas will continue his football career as he studies business at Bates.
  • All Hail State Champ Cole!

    Congratulations go to Toms River South's 152 pound wrestler, Cole Corrigan, who brought home a N.J.S.I.A.A. State Championship by putting away his opponent from Phillipsburg with a farside cradle that sealed his STATE CHAMPIONSHIP medal.yesterday in Atlantic City. He won the championship match by the score of 5 to 4. Cole's record this year was 40 wins and 0 losses, and he proudly holds a career record of 141 victories and 12 losses. Cole has accomplished the following during his wrestling career:: 1) he won the first Shore Conference individual title this year; 2) he won the District Championships 4 years in a row; 3) he won two consecutive Region Championships and 4) this year he captured a wrestlers dream by winning a New Jersey State Championship (152 pound weight class).
  • Friday Night's Performance of Footloose is Canceled

    High School South's production of Footloose for Friday is cancelled. All tickets can be used for the Saturday performance at 7 PM and/or the Sunday matinee that has been added for 2 PM.
  • WRESTLING GOLD....COLE CORRIGAN!

    Cole Corrigan, A Senior at Toms River South, has won the first Shore Conference Individual Championship this year, four consecutive District Championships, and two consecutive Regional Championships. He now seeks a Wrestler's Dream of bringing home a State Championship this weekend at Atlantic City. Cole competes in the 152 pound weight class. In the picture he is on the podium's #1 spot holding a copy of the 152 pound weight class bracket that he won. .COLE.....GOOD LUCK this weekend!
  • Questions About the Referendum?

    ESIP & Referendum Slide Deck
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 02-27-18

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  • PLE Leadership Day

    Political and Legal Education Students from Toms River High School South competed in the NJ Model Congress Leadership and Caucus Day on February 23, 2018 at the NJ Statehouse in Trenton. The event serves as both an exhibition of debating skills and a tryout for leadership positions for the 2018 NJ Model Congress scheduled for March 15 and 16 at Rider University. In a field of more than 300 competitors from around the state, three South students earned positions of leadership at the upcoming Congress: Bailey Embert - Speaker of the House James Geresy- Republican Party Whip Andrew Slowinski - Senate Chair for Immigration and Homeland Security
  • The Indians Kick Off Their Sunday Shoes!

    The Toms River High School South Theatre Guild is proud to present Footloose on March 1, 2, & 3, 2018. One of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren isn't prepared for the rigorous local laws, which include a ban on dancing by the town preacher. When the reverend's rebellious daughter sets her sights on Ren and her roughneck boyfriend tries to sabotage Ren’s reputation, it is up to Ren to show the town the value of a fresh point of view. Set to the rockin’ rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score, with dynamic new songs for the stage, Footloose is a celebration of youth and life through dance and upbeat music. All performances begin at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $7.00 and are available at the door of the High School South cafetorium on Hooper Avenue, Toms River.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 02-20-18

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  • Way to Go, Indians!

    Toms River HS South School of Business Accounting 2 students are participating in the Wharton School of Business Investment Strategy Competition. Currently in 31st place out of 453 schools in our nation, these students continue to watch the market and make solid investment decisions under the direction of Mr. Ronald Zenker. Great work Indians!
  • Future AP Students Get the Info!

    Toms River HS South held an Advanced Placement Symposium where students met with AP teachers to hear about the exciting course offerings they are encouraged to take next year. Special thanks to AP teacher Mrs. Kristen Waldron for organizing this event.
  • Way to Bowl, Kyle!

    Toms River High School South congratulates Senior Kyle Oliveri and Coach Rich Stratton on Kyle's 3rd place Bronze for NJ State Bowling. Kyle bowled 2 games of 277 including 10 strikes!
  • Charlene Wallace- AEOP & Dr. Edwin Kamau

    On November 30, 2017, High School South Biology Teacher, Charlene Wallace attended the National Science Teachers Association, (NSTA), Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. The seminar was made possible by a $5,000 grant that Mrs. Wallace was awarded from the NSTA. As well as attending the NGSS Train-the-Trainer Workshop, Mrs Wallace was able to use $2,600 of the grant money to purchase highly advanced MiniOne Gel Electrophoresis technology for her classroom.
  • Way to Go, Indians!

    Toms River South Interact Students met with residents of Chelsea Assisted Living to make King Cake knots in celebration of Fat Tuesday.
  • Hayden Lovinfosse Makes All-State Symphonic Band and All-State Orchestra!

    Congratulations go to Hayden Lovinfosse for successfully auditioning for All-State Symphonic Band and All-State Orchestra. He was the only trombone from Region III to make both ensembles, and the first Indian in over 20 years to make All-State Band. Hayden will perform with the All-State Band at NJPAC on Saturday, February 24 at 3 P.M. Hayden's All-State Orchestra performance will take place in Atlantic City in November during the annual NJEA Convention.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 02-13-18

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  • Marissa Frusteri Wins a Minigrant From the New York Institute of Technology

    Marissa Frusteri, a student in the ASR program at Toms River South was recently rewarded with a minigrant by the New York Institute of Technology to help her fund her Authentic Science Research project that deals with neuro transmitters in fruit flies.
  • Key Club Donations To The Hope Center

    The Key Club of Toms River South recently held a food and monetary drive to help the needy of Ocean County. They donated 20 boxes of food and $323.00 to the Hope Center located in Toms River that helps those in need throughout Ocean County.
  • Way to Go, Emily!

    Congratulations to High School South Senior Emily Donzanti who scored her 1000th point with the Lady Indians Basketball.
  • Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

    The latest issue of the Chieftain.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 02-06-18

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  • Indians on a Roll!

    The Toms River South Bowling Team claimed the Class A South championship, compiled 44 victories for a new school record, and won the Shore Conference Championship for the first time by defeating Freehold in the semi-finals and St. Rose in the finals. The Indian bowlers finished with 3,152 total pins to take first place out of 26 Shore Conference qualifying schools.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 01-30-18

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  • Santa Comes To Toms River South

    Santa Claus and his elves visited Toms River High School South on Friday, December 22nd with a candy cane walk down the hallways and visits to classrooms singing "Jingle Bells" and "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer," pictures with Santa' and candy treats..
  • South Baseball - The Spirit of Winning

    Tickets for the premiere of "South Baseball - The Spirit of Winning" are now available through the Ocean County College web site.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 01-23-18

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  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 01-16-18

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  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 01-09-18

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  • An Eggcellent Statistics Activity!

    On Wednesday, Mr. Sager's AP Statistics classes at High School South participated in "Egg Roulette" to explore probabilities of dependent events. Students faced off against each other, choosing an egg to smash on their head from a sample that included both raw and hard-boiled eggs. Some of the questions posed were whether there was an advantage to picking first, and what the probability of being eliminated was at any given point. Winners advanced through a bracket system, where the ultimate victor competed head-to-head against Mr. Sager in final showdown. Congratulations to Evan Raichle and Jacky Pan, the Egg Roulette champions!
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 01-02-18

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  • Nothing But Strikes!

    Congratulations to two of our bowlers who won the 10th annual South Jersey Singles Classic Bowling Tournament. Andrew Xiques took 1st place out of 112 boy bowlers. Natalie Swindell took 1st place out of 71 girl bowlers. This tournament consisted of bowlers from around the state including: Atlantic County, Bergen County, Burlington County, Gloucester County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Morris County, and Ocean County.
  • Way to Go, Kollin!

    High School South congratulates Kollin Murphy who organized a coat drive collecting 60 coats for the needy within Ocean County.
  • The Spirit of South!

    The Spirit Club of Toms River South decorated the hallways with holiday spirit decorations for the last week of school before Christmas vacation.
  • Way to Go, Indians!

    Toms River HS South congratulates our Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Highton and our Education Service Professional of the Year, Mr. Stratton.
  • Congratulations, Indians!

    HS South welcomed 12 new members to the Indian Chapter of National Honor Society. Our current membership has 54 students.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 12-20-17

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  • Sharing That Holiday Spirit!

    High School South Spirit Club (and Santa) visited the Children’s Specialized Hospital and Hampton Ridge Nursing Home to lift holiday spirits.
  • MERRY CHRISTMAS OCEAN COUNTY!

    The Indian Chapter of the National Honor Society at Toms River South collected gifts that were given to the Salvation Army's ANGEL TREE project that distributes Christmas gifts to needy children in Ocean County. The South students and staff responded with giving 200 gifts for the Salvation Army to distribute.
  • DECEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

    SETH EDWARDS- (MALE SENIOR OF THE MONTH)- Seth is academically in the top 15% of his class. He is taking a full load of Honors and AP Classes. He is a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society. He is an active member of many clubs in our high school and also active in community projects. He is a student leader that helps to make a difference at the "Home of the Indian." MEGHAN BLONDER- (FEMALE SENIOR OF THE MONTH) - Meghan is ranked in the top 10% of the Class of 2018.She is taking 4 A.P. courses and completed two A.P. classes her Junior year. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society. She is a four year member of the Girls Tennis and Girls Golf Teams and is the Spirit Club leader. She also participated in the Monmouth University Diversity Conference and was a delegate this past summer to the Girls State Conference.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 12-12-17

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  • Busy Students Can Still Have a Nutritious Breakfast!

    High School South students enjoy our new Grab and Go breakfast cart.
  • The Indians Know How to Code!

    High School South teachers Mr. Miller and Mrs. Vahey enjoyed presenting to students during our annual Hour of Code. This event brings awareness to both the computer programming classes and the importance of computer and programming literacy.
  • Season's Greetings From the Indian Orchestra!

    Senior members of Toms River South's orchestra performed for the Daybreak Kiwanis Club at the Toms River Yacht Club.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 12-05-17

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  • Vote For The Best!

    This morning (Tuesday) at 10 a.m. try to take time out for a few minutes and listen to the TRHSS Indian Masters Choir sing LIVE on 92.7 WOBM on Shawn & Sue's Morning Show. They will be competing against other choirs from the area and we need your vote! You can vote as many times as you like. We will let you know when the voting begins. SHARE THIS WITH EVERYONE! http://wobm.com/listen-live/
  • DECK THE HALLS WITH SOUNDS OF HOLIDAY MUSIC

    The Toms River South Choir participated in the Toms River Township 250th Anniversary Town Hall Christmas Tree Decorating Event this past Friday. After speeches by Toms River Mayor, Thomas Kelaher, and Superintendent of Schools, David Healy, the choir sang a medley of holiday music: 1) Jingle Bells; 2) Frosty the Snowman; 3) Carol of the Bells; and 4) Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer. This was followed by the Washington Street Elementary School Chorus and the decorating of the tree inside Town Hall by the Washington Street students. This was followed by a "Visit from Santa."
  • Way to Go, Indians!

    The French National Honor Society recently inducted 7 new members into their outstanding organization. From left to right the new members are Samantha Veith, Marisel Cruz, Jessica Carew, Jordan Whitaker, Kimberly Costanzo, Lauren Pelligrino, and Lily McLelland. FELICITATIONS A NOS SEPT NOUVEAUX MEMBRES!
  • Way to Go, Cole! You Are Indianific!

    Toms River HS South congratulates Cole Corrigan as he signs to attend Columbia University to continue his academic and wrestling career.
  • The Indians Are Victorious! Go Indians!

    The Asbury Park Press Red Zone sports writers were at Toms River South before the Great American Rivalries/Marine sponsored football game between Toms River North and Toms River South. The Indians broke the Mariners' winning streak by defeating them 21 to 14. Sam Akinlolu was selected as the games most valuable player, each team member received a championship hat, the Indians also won the Marine sponsored chin up contest, Nick Florio received the Great American Rivalries scholarship, and Torey Morris, a past Indian great, was inducted into their Hall of Fame.
  • Way to Go, Elisebeth!

    Congratulations go to Sophomore Elisebeth Hull for winning the 2017 Spirit Club "Design The Thanksgiving Day Game Button Contest." Her winning slogan was "Gobble Up The Win!.....Go Indians!" Every member of the staff and every student wore her button on Thanksgiving Eve. Presenting her with the prizes she won is Meghan Blonder, Spirit Leader.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 11-28-17

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  • GARRETT WHITE---INDIAN L---WHAT HE WORE AT THE LAKEWOOD GAME

    GARRETT WHITE IS INDIAN #50 (L) AT TOMS RIVER HIGH SCHOOL SOUTH. THE FIRST STUDENT TO BE CHOSEN AS AN INDIAN MASCOT WAS MICHAEL EVERETT IN 1968. THIS YEAR AT THE LAKEWOOD GAME GARRETT WORE A SHIRT MANUFACTURED BY THE SEMINOLE INDIANS IN FLORIDA. ARRANGEMENTS WERE MADE WITH THE NATIVE AMERICAN MUSEUM IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA.
  • Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

    The latest issue of the Chieftain.
  • Way to Go, Jennifer!

    Congratulations to Jennifer Toal who has signed to continue her lacrosse career at Stockton University where she will study Business.
  • Way to Go, TJ!

    High School South congratulates TJ Scuderi on signing with Monmouth University to continue his baseball career.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 11-21-17

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  • Congratulations, Artistic Indians!

    The winners of the 73rd Downtown Halloween Painting Contest sponsored by the Kiwanis Club are as follows: (from left to right) -Second Place Winner- Tabitha Paul; First Place Winner- Abigail Kuyl; and Third Place Winner- Sara Begane. This event was started by Ethel Lewis, an art teacher at Toms River High School, one month after World War II ended. She received statewide acclaim for her efforts.
  • Way to Go, Indians!

    Seven students were recently inducted into the French National Honor Society at Toms River South. They are Jessica Carew, Kimberly Costanzo, Marisel Cruz, Lily McLelland, Lauren Pellegrino, Samantha Veith, and Jordan Whittaker. 
  • Nominate One of South's Finest for the Governor's Educator of the Year!

    Nominations may come from parents and are due no later than 3 PM Monday December 11, 2017. Our school Teacher of the Year also has the chance to become County and State Teacher of the Year, so the more you share in your nomination, the better! Please see the attached for details.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 11-14-17

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  • Spirited Indians!

    These are the results of the 12th Annual Halloween Parade and Costume Contest held at Toms River South on Halloween Eve: (FROM LEFT TO RIGHT) Funniest- Jacob DeMartino; Most origimal- The Spice Girls- Amy Hearne, Brooke LaBarca; Madison Liguori, and Nikki Lange; and Scariest- Rhiannon Silvers. Each received a prize.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 10-31-17

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  • Indians, Climb to the Top!

    Sargent Alex Leon and the Army National Guard invited TR South PE students to attempt rock wall climbing. Rock climbing has proven to boost brain function, reduce stress, and teaches valuable life skills.
  • Check Out These Artistic Indians!

    Toms River High School South Art Students participate in the 73rd Annual Downtown Halloween Window Painting Contest. This year 90 South students have prepared paintings that will be featured on local business windows to add to the Toms River Halloween Parade. Thanks to the Kiwanis Club for organizing this exciting project.
  • Increasing Higher Order Thinking

    Dr. Joseph Soporowski, author of Sustainable Education, presented to the staff of Toms River HS South at our recent Professional Development Workshop. Dr. Soporowski discussed infusing environmental education into lessons to increase student engagement and higher order thinking skills.
  • The Indians Tackle the Big Read!

    High School South students worked with English teacher, Mrs. Hull, on a Station Eleven activity as part of our district Big Read.
  • Way to Go, Indians!

    Toms River South’s DART Youth Prevention Coalition, a group of students encouraging healthy lifestyle choices, decorates the halls for Red Ribbon Week. All students and staff were encouraged to wear RED to either show support for a drug free lifestyle, in memory of someone who lost their battle to addiction, or in honor of someone still fighting. We thank all those that participated in Red Ribbon Week activities.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 10-24-17

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  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 10-17-17

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  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 10-10-17

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  • The Future of Business in TR

    Nick Zorojew, director of the Business Improvement District in downtown Toms River, presents to Business Academy staff regarding the role of his office and its future plans for businesses in Toms River.
  • How to Start a Small Business

    Co-owners of Cottonmouth Iced Tea present to district Central Administrators and Business Academy Staff. Topic was how to start a small business in Toms River.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 10-03-17

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  • District Testing Calendar

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  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 09-26-17

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  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 09-19-17

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  • Parent Notification

    This Friday evening we have our first home football game. I have already reminded our student body that tailgating is not permitted on school property and that our Student Code of Conduct and Drug and Alcohol Policy will be strictly enforced at all school events. While I recognize the importance of social events, student spectators will not be permitted to gather on school grounds until 6 PM for our 7 PM start of game. Students may being food to enjoy before the game, but backpacks and outside drinks will not be permitted into the stadium. Students are encouraged to show their school spirit and pride in a positive manner at all events. To assist with supervision and safety of our students and guests we will have representatives from the Toms River Police Department, Toms River Schools Security, Toms River South Administration, and HS South Staff monitor our parking lots, campus, and spectator stands during this event. Please speak with your child so we can work together in a proactive way to prevent violations of our policy. 
  • South's Visit the School Night

    Toms River High School South will hold our annual Visit the School Night on Thursday, September 14, 2017 starting at 7 PM. Your child will bring home their daily schedule of classes for you to follow. You will be able to meet with each teacher and hear about the lessons they will present during the 2017-2018 school year. During lunch and study hall periods please visit our cafeteria where Indian merchandise and yearbooks will be sold. Parents of 11th and 12th grade students are reminded to visit the Media Center to receive information on SAT, ACT, College Visits, and Financial Aid from our Guidance Department.   Please report to your child's homeroom/first period class by 7 PM and we look forward to having you join us for this evening.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 09-12-17

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  • HSS September 8, 2017

    This morning I was informed of a gas leak in the downtown area. Working closely with TR Police Dept. and our Central Administrators we made the decision to keep all students inside HS South during lunch periods today until the problem was corrected. Shortly after this announcement was made, TRPD and local utilities had corrected the problem and the area was once again safe for public use. All students are safe and always have the option of lunch within our cafeteria. Thank you for your support as we continue to always have the safety of our students as our first priority.
  • Thanks, Wawa!

    HSS teachers and staff joined together for a day of professional development. Thank you to Wawa for providing refreshments.
  • Welcome to South!

    Toms River South welcomes 355 new Indians at our Freshman orientation program.
  • Way to Go, Bukola!

    ASR students Shannon Culbert (TRN) and Bukola Fasakin (TRS) were lab partners at the Waksman Student Scholars Program this summer at Rutgers University. The sequences they isolated of Landoltia Punctata (Duckweed) will be published on the NCBI, National Center for Biotechnology Information Database for scientists to use in their research.
  • Way to Go, Logan!

    South ASR student Logan Figular was selected for the Drexel University's Biomed Summer Academy. Logan researched Preventative Asthmatic Mullein Microcapsules (P.A.M.M).
  • Way to Go, Indians!

    Congratulations to HS South students who placed 19th in the Introduction to Business National FBLA Competition in California.
  • Pesticide Information

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  • Robo-Masters!

    On June 4th, 2017, the Jersey Shore Girl Scouts, Transisters Team 6934 hosted a voluntary event to help with learning how to program, specifically using Vuphoria. The Transisters provided a template for some code, provided instruction on setting it up, assisted with troubleshooting and had a small practice field set up. Two of Toms River South's students, and their coaches attended the event.
  • Urgent Graduation Change of Time

    HS South will begin our graduation ceremony at 4 PM due to the storms expected to roll into our area later tonight. Students report to the cafeteria at 3 PM, Parents and guest may enter the stadium at 3 PM and the ceremony begins at 4 PM sharp. Please share this information with your family within the South community. Thank you for understanding and support.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 06-20-17

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  • Take a Look at That Hyperbolic Plane!

    After their exam, the HSS AP Calculus students explored the world of non-Euclidean Geometry and the hyperbolic plane through crochet. This project not only introduced them to a new area of higher mathematics, but showed them a new technique in stress management (crocheting) that they can take with them to college.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 06-13-17

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  • Way to Go, James and Sean! You are Indianific!

    Toms River HS South congratulates James Geresy and Sean Ryan as they prepare to attend NJ Boys State 2017.
  • Way to Go, Janelle!

    Janelle Jean-Louis presented her poster Apartic Proteinase Nepehthesin-1 at Rutgers University's Waksman Student Scholars Forum. Janelle isolated DNA from Landoltia Punctata (Duckweed). The DNA she isolated coded for Apartic Proteinase Nepehthesin-1 which speeds up nitrogen up take for plants.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 06-06-17

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  • Good Job, Robotic Indians!

    High School South's Robotics Team, Voltron, celebrated a successful first year. We would like to thank The Grunin Foundation for their support of this program.
  • Way to Go, Seniors!

    High School South celebrated the class of 2017 with our Annual Senior Scholarship Awards Ceremony. 107 seniors received scholarships from the community.
  • Need a Good Book for the Summer?

    High School South students meet with representatives from the Ocean County Library to assist in selecting the perfect summer read selections.
  • Principal's Weekly Newsletter 05-30-17

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  • Congratulations Indians!

    Congratulations to the 408 HS South students who have been recognized for academic excellence at the 34th annual Academic Awards Program.
  • Honorific Indians!

    The HS South Indian Chapter of the National Honor Society celebrated the 71st year by inducting 40 new members into the society.
  • Way to Go, Indians!

    High School South celebrates our Valedictorian Hannah Morgan, Salutatorian Kristen Parks, and Teacher of the Year Ms. Candy Blake as they are honored at the 29th Annual Superintendents' Roundtable Recognition Breakfast.