Education

May 26, 2020

STAFFORD — Today, Tuesday, May 26, NJ Governor Phil Murphy announced that schools will be allowed to hold graduations outdoors effective July 6, 2020.  Proper social distancing must still be maintained. See article here. This has thrown a wrench in school districts planning their ...

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STAFFORD - Southern Regional Athletic Director released the winners of the "Big S" Award winners for the Class of 2020. The "Big S" award is given to student athletes that have accomplished 10 or more Varsity letters during their Athletic career at Southern.  Keoni Leiter- XC, Indoor Track ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - A Happy Hour filled with music and oysters is all set for this Saturday, May 9. Long Beach Township is continuing to preview Summer with a Happy Hour Facebook Live Watch Party featuring Chris Fritz from 3-4:30 p.m. and The Pickles from 5:30-7 p.m.   Immediately ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - During this pandemic, many have rallied to come together to bring the Southern Regional Class of 2020 some positivity.  "As moms of seniors we know first hand what our seniors are going through," said Lori Ruff, "they deserve the special moments they have seen others before them ...

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 GLENSIDE, PA - Former Stafford Schools and Southern Regional student received a prestigious award from her college, Arcadia University.  "The Jami Rodriguez Service to Orientation Award recognizes an individual's ongoing dedication and extraordinary service to the Arcadia University New Student ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ —  When the Stay-at-Home Order began and schools went virtual, immediately people thought about the Seniors and what that may mean for the milestones and moments they are supposed to experience at the end of their high school career.  This year's Senior Class Advisors, Mrs.

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STAFFORD - The bus drivers and aides in the Stafford Township Pre-K through 6 school district wanted to make sure the students know that they miss them. They put together the following beautiful video.  

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STAFFORD — The Stafford Police Department responded to a great act of kindness and support by local kids in the Ocean Acres section of Manahawkin.             "This made our day! Thank you to the kids in Ocean Acres who took the time to make this sign for all those on the ...

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STAFFORD — The new reality for education is online delivery of education. Three teachers from the Stafford Township Elementary School District were nice enough to share their experiences. A special thank you to Robyn Watson, Mrs. Jennifer Lowe and Emily Johnson. They all teach at the at the ...

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STAFFORD — Stafford Schools Superintendent George Chidiac reports that the district is providing educational materials for students on Mondays and meals for free and reduced lunch families on Mondays between 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The district provides enough breakfast and lunch for the five-day school ...

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STAFFORD - On Friday, March 20, the Stafford Township School District released an update on their website stating that the schools will remain closed until April 20.   The normal Spring Break will take place and students are scheduled to return April 20.  Of course, there is a strong possibility ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional School District will close on Monday, March 16.  The length of the school closure has not been finalized by district leadership.  The district will begin remote learning on Monday with the use of Google Classroom.  More information will be forthcoming from the ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - On Saturday, March 14, Stafford Schools Superintendent, George Chidiac announced that the Stafford School District will be closing schools for a two-week period beginning immediately until March 30.  This announcement comes just hours after the State of New Jersey announced on ...

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STAFFORD - The St. Mary's Academy in Manahawkin will be closed from March 16 through 27.   Bishop O’Connell, of the Diocese of Trenton announced on Friday that the all 35 Catholic schools and nearly 100 religious education programs in the Diocese will shut down from March 16 through 27. The ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional School District posted the following information on their website on Thursday, March 12: Southern Regional School District COVID-19 Information From the outset of the ever evolving COVID-19 world health event, the Southern Regional School District has been ...

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STAFFORD — On Monday, a number of Southern Regional students got to leave school and visit local younger students at the Stafford Township elementary schools. The students representing Southern included a contingent of outstanding scholars and ...

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TOMS RIVER —The Ocean County Prosecutors Office recently put out an update about the mobile app Tik Tok.  TikTok was the most downloaded app of 2019. With over one billion users, this popular social media app gives users (mostly kids) the opportunity to share short videos with friends, family or ...

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BEACH HAVEN - Miami Dolphins tight end Mike Gesicki was back in his hometown this week and took time out of his schedule to give back by visiting the Beach Haven Elementary School this past week. Mike visited the Beach Haven School on Tuesday, January 21.  The visit was set up by Rob Barrett, ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND — A referendum that could have resulted in the closure of one of the two schools in the Long Beach Island Consolidated School District was defeated in a referendum on Tuesday. Voters overwhelmingly rejected the referendum 72% to 28%. The total amount of eligible voters who went to ...

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TOMS RIVER — The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office reports that December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office is assisting our local police departments with DUI Enforcement Patrols throughout December. Please don’t operate a motor vehicle under the ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department honored for four youngsters from Stafford Township for their action on October 14, 2019.    Colton Davis, Brody Nacarlo, Landon Nacarlo and Avery Nacarlo of the Ocean Acres section of Manahawkin were playing outside of their homes, when they ...

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STAFFORD - Southern Regional Future Educators will hold Parents Day Out on Saturday, December 14th, 2019 from 10:00 a.m.  to 3:00 p.m. in the 11/12 Cafeteria. The cost is $15 per child or $30 per family and children ages three through twelve may join for all or part of the day. There will be games, ...

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BEACH HAVEN - The Lighthouse International Film Society (LIFS) will screen the award-winning documentary, EMOCEAN: A Love Letter To The Sea, a captivating collection of stories of the sea from surfers, fishermen, marine scientists, and a host of other fascinating people - - all of whom share a ...

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STAFFORD - The Shore Sports Network listed the players selected by Shore Conference Coaches who have been honored for their excellent play this fall. The Southern Regional Rams under Coach Guy Lockwood had another excellent. They finished the season with a record of 12-3-3.   Junior Kevin ...

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BEACH HAVEN — Bird and Betty's is opening up for a special Teen Night on Friday, November 22 from 8 to 11 p.m. Come out and support Southern Regional's Class of 2022 at Bird & Betty's Teen Nite. Admission for ages 13-17 will be $20 at the door. 

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Home and School Association invites the public to their annual Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair 2019 There will be dozens of vendors.Come spend the morning and check off your list.  Enjoy holiday music and shopping with refreshments ...

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STAFFORD - Southern Regional is celebrating it's 28th Annual SRHS Marching Band Gift Auction on Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.  The event will be held at the Southern Regional Middle School, 75 Cedar Bridge Road, Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050 The 28th Annual  Gift Auction ...

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STAFFORD and LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ — Overall, it was a night for incumbents in local and county election results from Tuesday, November 5. Local Elections Party affiliations are not named in Board of Education elections, although some candidates run as teams. Southern Regional High School ...

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STAFFORD - The Ocean Acres Civic Association invited individuals running for Board of Education seats this November to speak at their monthly meeting at the Ocean Acres Community Center last week. Stafford Board of Education members Walter Jauch and Joe Mangino shared their vision for the ...

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STAFFORD TOWNSHIP — Last November, a young man stepped up to fill a void in his community by running for the Stafford Township Board of Education. Kevin Lyons Jr. was elected in November 2018 to serve a two-year term.  Lyons is a former Stafford student and 2017 Southern Regional High School Jr.  ...

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