Participants in school's performances of Boeing Boeing and Once On This Island receive nominations
Monday, May 13, 2013
Sunday, April 28, 2013
The New Jersey Department of Education recently released school performance reports.
Monmouth Regional High School received average marks on academic achievement and college and career readiness compared to state and peer averages, according to data released by the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) last week. The state's new performance reports, which replace the school report cards issued in past years, rates schools on standardized test results, college and career readiness and student growth at the high school level. The performance report looks at a school's ranking compared to the rest of the state and to a peer group with a similar demographic. Monmouth Regional High School's peers included Lacey Township High School, Toms River East High School, and Manasquan High School among others. Monmouth Regional …
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Janice Kroposky is a teacher at Monmouth Regional High School and was celebrated along with the student, who wrote the store's winning essay, Eric Halvorsen, who's a senior at MRHS.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The high school failed to provide the required 60-day notice of bond to the county clerk.
The New Jersey Senate passed a bill yesterday that would allow Monmouth Regional High School's recently-approved bond proposal to move forward. "The school board did not properly provide the statutorily required notice of 60 days to the county clerk, a recent change from last year’s school election changes, to get this successful (bond proposal) on the ballot in the first place," according to a release from state Sen. Jennifer Beck. "The oversight opened up the school district to potential legal challenges of the successful bond proposal,” Beck said. “Today’s bill will validate the bond authorization that was approved by the voters. The bonds will fund some essential projects including renovations to science classrooms and the girls’ …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Shore Regional, Tinton Falls and West Long Branch state aid remains flat
State aid has been increased for the Long Branch, Eatontown, Monmouth Regional school district for the 2014 fiscal years, Governor Chris Christie announced today. Stated aid for the West Long Branch, Tinton Falls and Shore Regional school districts will remain flat. The Long Branch School District saw the biggest increase of the schools in the Long Branch-Eatontown area with a $295,226 increase for a total state aid figure of $42,090,461. The Eatontown School District saw the second largest increase of area schools with a $59,646 increase for a total state aid figure of $3,803,699. Monmouth Regional's state aid was increased $46,717 for a total of $3,337,306. The following school districts saw 0 percent increases in their state aid for the…
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Shore Regional's dips slightly
Graduation rates at most local schools have improved from 2011 to 2012. The Long Branch School District's graduation rate increased from 83.12 percent in 2011 to 85.48 percent in 2012. Monmouth Regional High School's graduation rate increased from 89.3 percent in 2011 to 93.38 percent in 2012. Shore Regional High School's graduation rate dipped slightly this year. 2011's graduation rate was 97.59 and 2012's rate was 94.86. The state’s graduation rate increased from 83 percent in 2011 to 86 percent in 2012, the second year the state is using the new federal methodology for calculating the graduation rate, according to a release from the New Jersey Department of Education. The release explains that, "graduation rate is calculated using a new…
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Public question 1 approved by voters
Voters in Tinton Falls, Eatontown and Shrewsbury Township have decided to approve one of Monmouth Regional High School's two public questions. The first question, approved 5,584 to 4,336 on Tuesday night, is a facility is facility improvement project and has a total cost of $6,149,000. The project includes asbestos removal, a renovation to the girls' locker room and science classrooms and the construction of a storage room near the girls' locker room. Voters decided not to approve the second construction project, 5,113 to 4,745. The $4,307,000 project included the paving of school parking lots, the construction of an auxiliary gymnasium, the renovation of the school's electric panels and a new PA system. Last night's vote totals do not …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
$6 million and $4 million facility improvement projects to be decided
Voters in Tinton Falls, Eatontown and Shrewsbury Township will decide the future of Monmouth Regional High School's two referendum questions today. The school, located in Tinton Falls, serves children from those three municipalities as well as children from Naval Weapons Stations Earle, and has two multi-million dollar facility upgrade projects it would like to begin. The first project has a total cost of $6,149,000 and includes asbestos removal, a renovation to the girls' locker room and science classrooms and the construction of a storage room near the girls' locker room. The second project has a total cost of $4,307,000 and includes the paving of school parking lots, the construction of an auxiliary gymnasium, the renovation of the …
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Winners from Wednesday night's seventh annual Basie Awards, an event that recognizes high school performing arts.
For the seventh year, the Count Basie Theatre has helped enrich and promote high school theater by recognizing the county's best performances with the Basie Awards. As the years have progressed, so too has the reach of the Basie Awards. When Numa Saisselin, CEO of the Count Basie Theatre, developed the Basie Awards seven years ago, 15 schools participated. This year 24 schools from all over Monmouth County took part in evaluation process, which as also grown over the years, from 25 during the first Basie Awards season to more than 40. With nearly every seat of the 1,400-seat theater filled with students, parents, and faculty members, Wednesday night, Basie Awards were handed out to the winners of 26 categories split between dramas and …
Friday, May 18, 2012
The official signing of an agreement between the Army and redevelopers of Fort Monmouth was held at Gibbs Hall.
Political ceremonies can be a little stuffy, are we right? So thanks to the Monmouth Regional Jazz Band, who lightened things up a bit on Wednesday at Gibbs Hall, with several selections, including "Night and Day" sung by senior Theresa Hauge of Tinton Falls. The band played for elected officials, Army representatives and fort redevelopers at the former officer's club where redevelopers signed an agreement with the Army to transfer portions of the fort to be redeveloped. The band, led by Gerald Romano, also played the Army song to honor those who served in the Army.