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2014 Asbury Park High School Hall of Famers Named

  Twelve graduates, ranging from an astrophysicist to a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, will be inducted into the Asbury Park High School Hall of Fame in May. The induction ceremony will be held on May 16 at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel in Asbury Park. This event will mark the sixth induction ceremony since the first was held in 2003. A wall of plaques, entitled “The Wall of Fame”, is located in a hallway at the high school, with each plaque featuring a photograph and brief biography of a prior inductee. School personnel have reported that students often stop and study…

Unique Program Will Give Students Degree, Diploma at Same Time

  By DON STINE Neptune High School students will participate next year in a unique program, believed to be the first of its kind in New Jersey, which will pay for the students to also attend Brookdale Community College and earn their two-year associate Bachelors of Arts degree at the same time they receive their high school disploma. “Students will attend their four years in high school and, at the same time, earn their two-year Associates Degree from Brookdale,” School Superintendent David A. Mooij said earlier this week. Called the Poseidon Early College High School program, eighth-grade students are now…

Neptune Aquatic Center Reopens

  The 32,000 square foot Neptune Aquatic Center located at the high school will its doors first to swim teams on Fri., Nov. 15 and then to the public on Sat., Nov. 16 with a morning celebration from 10 a.m. to noon. The Neptune Aquatic Center has been closed to repair faulty duct work for the past three weeks. The facility will now utilize a state-of-the-art duct sox system. A Duct Sox,© or flexible fabric duct, is specifically designed for chlorinated and athletic applications. The material of the DuctSox© utilizes 55 percent recycled polyester and is fully launderable, helping to…

Ocean High School Teacher Nominated for Teachers Who Rock Award

  OCEAN TOWNSHIP – John Terlecsky, a teacher at Ocean Township High School, was nominated by his colleagues and selected as one of the 24 teachers chosen for the Teachers Who Rock Award. This award is sponsored by the NJEA and promoted through 95.9 The WRAT. The teachers selected were honored at a banquet at the Clarion Hotel in Toms River on April 9. Terlecsky is the 12th grade AP Literature teacher. He not only prepares students for the AP exam but also collegiate level writing. He also teaches a required 9th grade Introduction to a writing course and public…

Neptune School Gets Blue Ribbon for Being Green

  NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP - Summerfield Elementary School in Neptune is one of only two schools in the state nationally recognized this week as a Green Ribbon School for incorporating healthy learning environments for students as well as cutting energy usage. Just in time for Earth Day, the US Department of Education recognized schools across the states for their initiatives in greening their facilities. Out of the 64 honorees that were nationally recognized as Green Ribbon Schools, two were from the state of New Jersey – Bedwell Elementary School of Bernardsville and the Summerfield Elementary School of Neptune. To be nationally recognized,…

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