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June 17, 2022

BARNEGAT, NJ - As we offer our congratulations to the Class of 2022, we are pleased to share some of our favorite photos from last night!

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BARNEGAT - Article to follow to supplement these photographs from yesterday's Brackman Middle School graduation. For now, please enjoy some candid shots from the special event.

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BARNEGAT, NJ –  The graduation of Barnegat High School’s Class of 2022 later today signifies an end of sorts – with new beginnings on the horizon. Cheers will undoubtedly add to the traditional pomp and circumstance of the occasion. Despite limitations imposed by a public health emergency, this ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – If a picture is worth a thousand words, the value of these Barnegat High School senior prom photos appears absolutely priceless. Katy Bazerque and Linda Davenport serve as Class of 2022 Advisors at Barnegat High School. They shared some of the generous gestures that surfaced ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police arrested 18-year-old Deven Marino of Manahawkin on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. Marino was arrested and charged with making terrorist threats and was lodged in the Ocean County Jail.  The Stafford Township Police Department learned of a potential school violence ...

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STAFFORD - On Thursday, June 2nd the Southern Regional High School District held its annual Scholarship Awards program.  Many businesses, individuals, and families expressed their generosity by presenting scholarships to students in Southern's Class of 2022.   On Thursday evening, a total of 296 ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - This Friday, June 10, Lighthouse Christian Academy will be hosting their annual live & silent auction to raise money for the school.  The event will take place at the Manahawkin Baptist Church, which is located right next to the school at 400 Beach Avenue in ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ -  At a special ceremony dubbed “Barnegat Inspires,” three retired staff members were formally named to the district’s Hall of Fame. Donna Abbato, Kathy Makela, and Roslyn Marchese each worked for the local school district for more than thirty years. They were selected among five ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Southern Regional High School Junior, Jenna Castaldo has committed to continue her education and soccer career at Moravian University in Bethlehem, PA.  Moravian Women's Soccer competes in the NCAA Division III Landmark Conference.  Southern's Athletic Director Chuck Donahue ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional School District creates a beautiful field of flags to honor the lives in the Iraqi and Afghanistan Wars. Each Memorial Day weekend the staff and students create this reverent masterpiece. This is a reminder to acknowledge those who paid the ultimate sacrifice ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – As is customary as the school year nears an end, the Barnegat Township School Board dissolved its 2021-2022 Citizens Advisory Committee this week. Board of Education President Sean O’Brien and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian Latwis first expressed their gratitude to the ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ -  No doubt that integrity stands out as a noble reason for recognition. For six Barnegat Township School District students, demonstrating integrity earned them UPStander status in the month of May. Barnegat Schools began the UPStander program a few years ago to acknowledge students ...

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FARMINGDALE, NJ – Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore, serving almost 11,000 members in Monmouth and Ocean Counties, recognized 131 local Girl Scout Ambassadors who are graduating from high school during the 2021-2022 member year. Ambassadors are Girl Scouts who are in the 11th and 12th grade. On ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional School District Athletic Department honored its newly elected Class of 2021 Hall of Fame members.  The event took place on Saturday, May 21 in the High School Auditorium.  PIctured are the new recipients: Dylan Jinks, Jackson Fiel, Matt Valeriani, Jake Logue, ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – When the Barnegat Township School District recently celebrated scholarships awarded by local donors, they also took time to honor a treasured staff member. “There are people we meet in life that do both well and good and touch us in a way that it’s hard to grasp with words,” said ...

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STAFFORD - Southern Regional Athletic Director Chuck Donohue Jr. announced today that two Southern athletes recently received honors. Southern Regional Senior Class Student Athletes Nate Bischoff (Wrestling) and Abigail Gallacher (Girls Soccer, Indoor and Outdoor Track) were awarded the ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - The Brackman Middle School Jazz Band competed in the Music in the Parks competition this past weekend. "Music In The Parks is an educationally-focused music festival that provides school performing ensembles the opportunity to learn from exceptional conductors in the field of ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Police reported the following on Sunday, May 8. On Saturday, May 7, 2022, during the morning hours, the Southern Regional School District administration learned of a potential school violence threat that was made by a middle school student through a social media interaction ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - On Friday, June 10, Lighthouse Christian Academy will be hosting their annual live & silent auction to raise money for the school.  The event will take place at the Manahawkin Baptist Church, which is located right next to the school at 400 Beach Avenue in Manahawkin.  It ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ -  Lillian M. Dunfee School prekindergarten students celebrated Arbor Day on Friday, April 29th with the planting of two trees. Danielle Fernandez, LSW, serves as the school’s social worker and community parent involvement specialist. She said the tree planting was considered a ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ -  In the last few years, children have proven to be more resilient than expected when it comes to trying situations. As part of its UPStander program, the Barnegat Township School District chooses students from each of its six schools and honors them. At this month's Board of ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Three Barnegat students won special recognition at last night’s Board of Education meeting for their participation in a Real Media contest. Barnegat’s Communities that Care partnered with the district and other stakeholders in presenting the Real Media award. “The purpose of ...

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WARETOWN, NJ – The Ocean Township Board of Education adopted its $20M budget for the 2022-2023 school year, noting shortfalls they hope will be met with additional tax levies. Steve Terhune, the school district’s business administrator, gave a detailed presentation of the new budget. With the ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Anyone looking to purchase a new car or truck can attest an uptick in prices amounts to one form of sticker shock. However, there’s also another variety of sticker shock that gives even further rise for concern. It’s part of a national campaign to combat underage drinking that’s ...

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BARNEGAT TWP., NJ – For the third consecutive year, the Barnegat Township School District (BTSD) is being recognized as One of the Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. “It’s true ...

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JERSEY SHORE - The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore are presenting a new free series of events called "Daisies Love... Party Series!" Girls currently in Pre-K4, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade can join for one or all four of their free “Daisies Love…” events! "Each of these parties focuses on a ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - Barnegat Township is the recipient of the NAMM Foundation for Best Communities for Music Education for its third consecutive year.  National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation was founded in 2006 and "represents the generosity and philanthropy of the music products ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ –  When showgoers open their programs for Barnegat High School’s opening of SpongeBob SquarePants, they may be initially surprised by the cast list. The roles of SpongeBob and his best friend Patrick are traditionally played by male members of the theater company. However, in this ...

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BARNEGAT TWP., NJ –The Barnegat Township School District continues to evolve programs and teaching methods as technology advances alongside the ever-changing ways students learn and grow.  Improving technology was identified as a major goal for the district during Strategic Planning in 2018. That ...

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LBI REGION, NJ - The Ocean County Soil Conservation District (OCSCD) has announced the 25th Anniversary of the Barnegat Bay Environmental Educators Roundtable.   Educators and “Nature Enthusiasts” are welcome to attend this outdoor, in-person event. The Roundtable will take place on Wednesday, ...

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