Education

June 10, 2019

WARETOWN - The Ocean Township Recreation Department is holding a summer camp program for students entering grades K-6 in September 2019. Mr. Brett Cunningham is the camp director. The camp takes place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week.  The camp hours are 9 a.m. to noon. Some of ...

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STAFFORD - Local Southern alum Jimmy Ward, who grew up in Manahawkin, graduated from Southern Regional and just recenly San Francisco State University is a gifted media talent.  His astounding resume, considering all of this was accomplished while in school full time includes just completed work on ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN - The Barnegat American Legion Post 232 has a parade scheduled this morning. Lineup begins at 9 a.m at the Birdsall Street firehouse; the parade starts at 10 a.m.  The Beach Haven Community Arts Program and the VFW Barnegat Light Post 3729 and Beach Haven borough will honor those ...

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STAFFORD - On Wednesday of this week, Southern Regional High School students and ROTC cadets planted flags on the lawn of the school. Each flag is dedicated to a service member killed in Iraq or Afghanistan. 6,997 flags were planted. Three of those flags represent Southern Regional High School ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers Director of Athletics Pat Hobbs has unveiled a sweeping plan for the university's athletics over the next five years, which could include seeking naming rights for the Louis Brown Athletic Center. Hobbs' vision, called "The Relentless Pursuit of Excellence," outlines ...

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BARNEGAT - Barnegat High School Football Coach Rob Davis recently reported that Griffin Jackstadt, a 6 foot 4, 265 pound Offensive Tackle and Defensive End was offered a scholarship to play Division I football at Central Michigan University.  Central Michigan competes in the MId American ...

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WARETOWN - The Township of Ocean Recreation Department is currently accepting registrations for summer camp.  http://www.twpoceannj.gov/recreation/2019/Summer-Recreation-Registation-form-2019.pdf The Summer Camp Director is Mr. Brett Cunningham an Ocean Twp. School District Teacher. The ...

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STAFFORD - Southern's Chuck Donohue Jr. was recently named Ocean County Athletic Director of the Year.   This honor is well deserived. Donohue is extremely proud of his athletes and coaches.  He specifically promotes their accomplishments on a regular basis. Donohue goes above and beyond by ...

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STAFFORD - Southern Regional Boys Basketball Head Coach Eric Fierro announced recently the schedule for a number of weeks of basketball instruction this summer at the Southern Regional campus. Southern Boys Basketball Camps are designed to introduce area youth basketball players to the skills ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Class of 2021 is hosting its Second Annual Food Truck Festival fundraiser on May 18th, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m..  The $5.00 admission fee benefits the Class of 2021 and grants access to food trucks, vendors, kids games, music, a bounce house and more.  

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WARETOWN - HIdden in Plain Sight is a program developed to help parents of teens recognize unfamiliar hazards that are often in plain sight. The Ocean Township Municipal Alliance is hosting this event on March 3 at 6 p.m. at the Waretown Community Center. DEA Special Agent Timothy McMahon ...

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BARNEGAT - The Russell O. Brackman Middle School Jazz Band took was victorious in a recent competition at the April 12 Mainland Regional Jazz Festival at Mainland Regional High School. The band received a Silver Rating in performance and two specialty awards. The trumpet section was named for ...

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WARETOWN - The Ocean Township Recreation Department is holding a summer camp program for students entering grades K-6 in September 2019. Mr. Brett Cunningham is the camp director. The camp takes place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week.  The camp hours are 9 a.m. to noon. Some of ...

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STAFFORD - This Saturday, April 6 Lighthouse Christian Academy, an area Pre-K through Grade Eight school in our area is holding a free Live Auction at Main Street Alliance Church in Manahawkin.  The public is invited to come out and enjoy a great night.  See information below. 

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional School District's recent musical Crazy for You was a great success.  Jessica Huch played a leadership role in the production of this great musical. Huch, a Pinelands Regional High School and Rowan University graduate was recently hired as the teacher of Southern's ...

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BARNEGAT - Barnegat Township Superintendent of Schools recently put out a letter to parents stating that the district will delay a school reconfiguration plan scheduled for September after many parents opposed the plan citing numerous concerns about the changes.  Barnegat has four neighborhood ...

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WARETOWN - Inspired by the Emmy Awared-winning 1970's Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math and more comes to the musical stage with modern lyrics, catchy melodies, upbeat dance sections and witty banter.  This family program will be presented by Surflight Theatre ...

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BARNEGAT - The Barnegat School District is making plans to reconfigure the grade levels in the township schools. Barnegat's four elementary schools house students in kindergarten through fifth grades. Under the new plan, the elementary schools will be organized by grade level instead of ...

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WARETOWN - The Waretown Historical Society announced recently that March is program month. These are the updates: Monday, February 18, at 7:30 p.m. is the Society's General Membership Meeting.  The group is planning for the spring quarte  On Sunday, March 17, 2- 3:30 p.m. The History of ...

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STAFFORD - TAPinto reports that the following school districts have early dismissal today. Please see the list below.  Barnegat Schools:  Barnegat High School 11:10 am Russell O. Brackman Middle School 11:40 am Lillian M. Dunfee Elementary School 12:20 pm Robert L. Horbelt Elementary ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV recently attended the annual NJEA Convention (njeaconvention.org) in Atlantic City, one of the largest gatherings of educators in the world. We spoke to exhibitors, vendors and presenters about the unique programs and products they offer to both teachers and students ...

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TUCKERTON - Llighthouse Christian Academy in Manahawkin will hold their annual Valentines Day Gala at the Sea Oaks Country Club on Friday, February 15 at 6:30 p.m. The evening begins with Hors D'oeurves at 6:30 p.m.  Dinner, dancing and games will take place from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.  The ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - Peaceful Birth NJ is offering a 5-week class series on HypnoBirthing® at Array of Light NJ, located at 511 Dover Road in Toms River.  Christina Ha of Peaceful Birth NJ offers birth services as a labor doula and as a HypnoBirthing® practitioner. "My passion for ...

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OHIO TOWNSHIP, PA - The Allegheny County Pennsylvania Police Department released a press statement about the death of an area man, Drew Camoosa from Little Egg Harbor. Camoosa was a Southern Regional School District for a number of years who has been on medical leave.   On December 31, ...

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BARNEGAT - A commemorative demonstration was held on December 16 and the public got its first look at the newly renovated Cedar Bridge Tavern Historic Site in Barnegat. A grand opening for this site will be held in the near future. Stay tuned. History of the Skirmish:  On December 27, 1782, ...

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STAFFORD— Students in Ocean County who are interested in attending community college for free in the spring of 2019 have until the middle of February to complete their applications.  Students who are enrolled at one of the 13 county colleges approved this September to participate in the ...

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BARNEGAT - Standout football and basketball star signed his National Letter of Intent to play football next year at Division One The College of the Holy Cross. Sean had a tremendous career playing at Barnegat.   He will play for head coach Bob Chesney in the Patriot ...

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STAFFORD - All Saints Regional Catholic School in Manahawkin, which has provided an exceptional education to children in five Ocean County parishes for more than 20 years, will move away from its regional model and reopen in July 2019 as St. Mary Academy under the administration of St. Mary Parish, ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - Peaceful Birth NJ is offering a 5-week class series on HypnoBirthing® at Array of Light NJ, located at 511 Dover Road in Toms River.  Christina Ha of Peaceful Birth NJ offers birth services as a labor doula and as a HypnoBirthing® practitioner. "My passion for ...

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BARNEGAT - Barnegat Superintendent of Schools Brian Latwis and Barnegat Police Chief Keith Germain are collaborating on a warning to area parents and students.  The warning is in regards to a dangerous game called the "Momo Challenge" that has been circulating on social media. Latwis has urged ...

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