Reminder: July 31 Deadline for School Board Candidacy Approaching

July 24, 2017

Belmar and Lake Como residents who want to run for election on their respective board of education must file nominating petitions with the Monmouth County Clerk's Office by 4 p.m., Monday, July 31. That's the deadline for their names to appear on the November 7 General Election ballot.

Nominating petitions must be signed by at least 10 registered voters of the school district. By law, ...

Belmar Elementary School PTO Taps Two Graduates for College Scholarships

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Elementary School PTO has awarded $1,000 scholarships to two high-achieving graduates who are college-bound in the fall.

Alma Sanchez Hernandez and Christian McCloskey were selected for the awards based on their academic record, community service, involvement in extracurricular activities and their essay in which they answered the question, “What teacher ...

Belmar Elementary School Superintendent Honors Top Students

BELMAR, NJ — Eight Belmar Elementary School students have earned Superintendent Awards for the 2016-2017 school year.

They received the honor at the Belmar Board of Education meeting on June 29 from Superintendent David Hallman for earning a grade point average of 93 or better for the entire school year.

Congratulations to the following recipients:

Sixth grade: Ethan Miller and ...

Belmar Elementary School’s Class of 2017 Celebrates Academic Milestone as a ‘Family’

BELMAR, NJ — As Belmar Elementary School celebrated the graduation of its 55-member eighth-grade class on June 15, there was a common thread running through the remarks made during the event — the school will always be family.

“I remember when I came to Belmar, you feel like you’re part of a family,” said graduate Christopher Torres during his graduation speech.

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