Category: Education

New Leadership This Year at Christian Brothers Academy

The 2015-16 school year marks a new chapter in the leadership at Christian Brothers Academy (CBA). Ross Fales begins his first year as principal of CBA, the ninth principal in school history...

October 2, 2015 | comments

Rumson Country Day Welcomes New Head of Lower School

RUMSON – Grace Yannakakis has joined Rumson Country Day School (RCDS) as its new head of Lower School. Yannakakis was recently head of school at The Tidewater School in Huntingtown, Maryland....

October 2, 2015 | comments

Holy Cross School Earns Blue Ribbon

RUMSON – Holy Cross School, a pre-K through 8th grade Catholic school, has been named a 2015 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence.
Holy Cross, which accommodates about 500 students, is among just...

October 1, 2015 | comments

Middletown Schools To Be Honored by YMCA

  SHREWSBURY – The Community YMCA will honor the Middletown Township School District and Superintendent of Schools William O. George, III, Ed.D for their commitment to youth development at The Y...

September 22, 2015 | comments

He’s 18, And Running for School Board

MIDDLETOWN – College Freshman Thomas Ballard has hopes for an interesting extracurricular activity: He wants to serve on the township Board of Education. Ballard is just 18 and a freshman...

September 4, 2015 | comments

Brookdale’s New Campus Upgrades

LINCROFT – Brookdale Community College officials have approved a $1,986,000 renovation project that will create a new “pedestrian thoroughfare” on the Lincroft campus. The project, funded by the state and...

August 31, 2015 | comments

Healthy Lunches For a Happier Life

By Claire Toomey THE IMPORTANCE OF a healthy school lunch cannot be emphasized enough. Students, especially young children whose bodies are reaching key stages of development, need the correct vitamins...

August 14, 2015 | comments

Boarding School: Another Option for Area Students

By Heather Nelson EIGHTH GRADERS HAVE a lot of options when it comes to where they can spend their next four years of school. Aside from their town’s public school,...

August 14, 2015 | comments

Pluto Scientist Is a Brookdale Grad

  Matt Hill’s journey and passion have taken him from Monmouth County and Brookdale Community College to now studying the outer reaches of our solar system. Hill, 44, works as an...

July 27, 2015 | comments

Mater Dei Names Head of School

MIDDLETOWN – Mater Dei Prep High School raised the money. It won the support of the Diocese of Trenton. All that was left was to hire someone to oversee the...

July 5, 2015 | comments

Mater Dei Prep Supporters Look to CBA Model

MIDDLETOWN – They may have raised the necessary money to sustain Mater Dei Prep for another year but it is only one of the hurdles going forward for supporters of...

April 10, 2015 | comments

Red Bank Catholic Breaks World Record for a Good Cause

RED BANK – To its list of accomplishments, Red Bank Catholic High School can now add being in “The Guinness Book of World Records” along with helping a good cause. Members...

March 19, 2015 | comments

VIDEO: Middletown Teachers Remake Taylor Swift Song

For Read Across America Day, Middletown Township’s Ocean Avenue Elementary teachers had some fun with Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off” song, dubbing the lyrics and singing about the joys of...

March 16, 2015 | comments

Mater Dei Boosters Confident

NEW MONMOUTH – With well more than half its goal of $1 million raised to keep Mater Dei Prep open for another year, and another month left to attain the...

March 12, 2015 | comments

Pastor Stuns Community with Mater Dei Prep Closure

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – A startling announcement this week is marking the end of an era, as Mater Dei Prep High School announced its plans to shutter its doors in...

February 5, 2015 | comments

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