Prom was last night, show off those pics!
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Friday, May 17, 2013
The Manchester students built the robots and competed in several competitions with other area schools.
Hilltop Nursery School's indoor pool is usually filled with pre-school children learning to swim, but on a few recent afternoons it was overtaken by underwater robots operated by students from the Manchester Township Middle School and High School Robotics Club. The clubs were formed thanks to a $7,000 STEM grant from NAVAIR Lakehurst, which provided the kits for the robots and other support materials. The students built the robots and competed in several competitions with other area schools.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Manchester Twp. Educational Foundation makes $25K donation and pledges to raise another $25K to help provide WiFi connectivity in all of Manchester's public schools.
The Manchester Township Educational Foundation (MTEF) is embarking on a campaign to help provide wireless internet connectivity at all of Manchester's public schools. MTEF recently donated $25,000 to the Manchester Township School District for the project and has set a goal of raising at least an additional $25,000 to bring the total to $50,000. MTEF President Ken Palmer, presented the initial $25,000 check to Board of Education President Donald Webster, Jr. On hand with Webster were Superintendent of Schools David Trethaway, Business Administrator Craig Lorentzen and Technology Coordinator Chip Conover. Trethaway said that the district hopes to have wireless connectivity available at all of Manchester’s schools during the upcoming 2013-…
Manchester's prom is tomorrow. What have you done to get ready for the big day?
Monday, May 13, 2013
Find out how you can help by donating, volunteering or joining a team. Cancer survivors are invited to a dinner and to be honored at a ceremony.
The Manchester Committee for Relay for Life cordially invites the community to our Relay for Life "Celebration"! Everyone is welcome to join us on Saturday, June 1-2 at the Manchester Township High School stadium at 101 South Colonial Drive. Camp set up begins at 1:00 pm with registration at 3:00 pm. Cancer survivors and their caregivers will be treated to dinner in the MTHS cafeteria at 4:00 pm. For more information, to donate or to register, visit www.relayforlife.org/Manchesternj. Although registration is not required for survivors, it is recommended to speed up your check-in at the event. Don't miss the numerous activities and special moments as the entire Manchester Community gets together to Celebrate. Remember. Fight back. See the …
Applause erupted when residents called on Dr. Sandra Brower to resign; Lacey Township High School senior said the superintendent has 'lost all respect'
LACEY, NJ -- The Lacey Board of Education suspended Superintendent Dr. Sandra Brower without pay Friday evening, nearly a week after she was indicted by a Monmouth County grand jury. Four board members voted to suspend Brower, 46, after she was charged with second-degree official misconduct, third-degree hindering apprehension and fourth-degree obstruction. Board members Eric Schubinger, Jack Martenak and Linda Downing abstained during the special meeting due to conflicts of interest because of family members who work for the district. “It’s a sad turn of events what happened here. I’m sick to my stomach. I’ve been that way since day one,” board member Frank Palino said. “It’s a hard thing to do what we did here. I feel bad for this …
You don't have to wait until prom night 2013 to share those awesome pics. Share the fun of picking out that dress, snagging those designer shoes or picking out that really retro suit from Goodwill!
Manchester High School prom, the glamour event of the year for students and their families. It's one long photo op, and Manchester Patch is the perfect place to share them with the community. There's no limit on the number of photos you can add. Share your shots from: And this isn't just for kids! Parents, you can upload your "classic" prom pictures. Just click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button to the left and show off those awesome pics!
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Students from Brick, Toms River among the winners
For the fourth year in a row, a team of high school students from the Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Sciences (MATES) in Manahawkin was the winner of the New Jersey Envirothon, held Saturday, May 4 at Girl Scout Camp Kettle Run in Medford, the state's Department of Agriculture has announced. The team, consisting of Emily Golembiski of Little Egg Harbor, Jillian Hubbard of Toms River, Gillian Schriever of West Creek, Michael Signorelli of Toms River and Megan Tumpey of Brick, will represent New Jersey in the 2013 North American Envirothon at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana in August. The Ocean County students competed against 33 other teams on knowledge of natural resources-related topics, including soils, …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Meeting will be open to the public
Lacey school board members will have more to say about the indictment of schools Superintendent Sandra Brower at a special meeting on Friday night, Board President Eric J. Schubiger said this afternoon. The meeting will get underway at 8 p.m. in the lecture hall at Lacey Township High School, he said. "It will be open to the public," Schubiger said. Several board members earlier this week declined to comment on the matter and referred all press inquiries to Schubiger. "We want time to review the indictment and have a chance to meet as a board," Schubiger said yesterday. "I'm sure we will have many comments after that." Brower, 46, of Wall Township, was indicted by a Monmouth County grand jury on Monday. She is charged with second-degree …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
OCC second year student Nick Tyler to continue studying computer science after graduation this month
When Nick Tyler graduates from Ocean County College in Toms River, N.J. later this month, he'll do so with a dual mission in mind: continue his computer science studies at Kean University, then use his programming skills to make life easier for those with disabilities. For his efforts, Tyler has been chosen as Huffington Post's Greatest Person of the Day. Tyler, of Brick Township, N.J., relies on technology to help him navigate life on a daily basis to a much greater extent than most people. He was born with quadriplegic cerebral palsy, which has resulted in his having limited control of his arms and legs, as well as his voice. "Since my muscles are affected, I have a difficult time being understood," he said, through a voice synthesizer …