Monday, May 13, 2013
Daniel Simon's appointment awaits Monday vote of Freehold Regional High School District school board
Daniel Simon, current Wall Township Schools Superintendent, is slated to leave the embattled school district to join the Freehold Regional High School District, according to the high school district’s Board of Education meeting agenda. Simon, who joined Wall Township schools just more than a year ago, is to become the Principal of Colts Neck High School, according to the agenda. A vote on his appointment is scheduled for Monday’s board meeting. Simon, should he get board approval Monday, will be paid $155,221 for the Colts Neck job – $11,279 less than his annual $166,500 paycheck in Wall Township. Simon on Sunday confirmed that he plans to leave the Wall district, pending the Freehold Regional school board vote, but he declined to comment…
Friday, April 19, 2013
Superintendent Charles Sampson issues statement Thursday
While he thinks they are better than the state school Report Cards they replaced, the Freehold Regional High School District superintendent does not think highly of the new statewide performance reports, issued last week for schools statewide. The results of the NJ School Performance report were released by the state Department of Education, rating schools in three categories against schools statewide and against a group of about 30 schools with similar demographics, as calculated by the state’s criteria. On Tuesday, Freehold Patch reported a story on the results of the Freehold high schools’ ratings, which published Wednesday. We had asked Freehold Regional High School District Superintendent Charles Sampson for a comment the at that time…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Freehold Regional High School District honors pupil achievements in sports, activities
The Freehold Regional School High School District honored those students who participated in sports or other activities at its most recent meeting. Among the honorees were students from Freehold Borough and Freehold Township high schools who had achieved high success in their given fields. At Freehold Borough High School, those honored were: Girls Soccer – 1st Team All-Shore Sara Cobb (Asbury Park Press Player of the Year, Cobb Senior Excellence Award Winner) Sophia Duffy Lindsay Cerio Girls Basketball – 2013 Central Jersey Group III Sectional Champions Camerin Spahn Kimberly Dana Sara Cobb Kaleyn Ortiz Samantha Kandell Rebecca Cobb Sophia Duffy Erica Bastry Julia Spencer And at Freehold Township High School, the honorees were: All-Shore…
Monday, February 4, 2013
Dates to remember for all Freehold students this month.
Freehold Borough Schools Friday, Feb. 8: Report cards issued for all students. Monday, Feb. 11: Freehold Borough BOE meets at 7 p.m. in the Park Avenue Complex cafeteria. Friday, Feb. 15: Early dismissal for students. Monday, Feb. 18: Students were originally off for President’s day, however, students will have class in order to make up for days off from Hurricane Sandy. Monday, Feb. 25: Freehold Borough BOE meets to adopt preliminary budget. Meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the Park Avenue Complex cafeteria. Freehold Township Schools Tuesday, Feb. 12: The Freehold Township BOE will meet at 8 p.m. in the board conference room. Friday, Feb. 15: The second quarter ends Tuesday, Feb. 26: The Freehold Township BOE will meet at …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Announcement made at recent board of education meeting
As part of its effort to communicate with the community the Freehold Regional High School District has launched its own page on Facebook. Superintendent Charles Sampson said the need for the page became even more apparent in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. "It became a very powerful tool to communicate with during the storm," he said. Sampson said he does not have his own personal account but knows it can be a valuable resource for the district. "There's a good deal of information on there," he said. The Facebook page currently posts information from across the district and is described as "your source for the latest news, videos and features from FRHSD."
Friday, January 4, 2013
The orientations are scheduled throughout January.
This January, the Freehold Regional High School District will be hosting Eighth Grade Orientation for current eighth grade students and their parents at each high school. The Orientation Program is meant to familiarize the students and parents with the high school they will be attending the following year. Course registration, academic offerings, educational and extra-curricular activities, and the mission and philosophy of each high school will be covered. Parents are encouraged to attend and ask questions about the high schools and what they have to offer. Eighth Grade Orientation Program Schedule: The eighth grade orientations will take place in the auditorium of the respective high school. At the same time, a Special Education …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Freehold Regional High School District acknowledged sports accomplishments made by students with Fall Sports Medals.
The Freehold Regional High School District (FRHSD) Board of Education (BOE) recognized Freehold and Freehold Township athletes Monday night for their outstanding athletic achievements. From Freehold High School, the girls Gymnastics Team was acknowledged for their Shore Conference Tournament and Sectional titles. For Freehold Township High School, the Field Hockey Team was recognized for being named Central Jersey Group IV State Champions. Also, recognized from Freehold Township High School was a member of the Boys’ Cross Country Team for his Central Jersey Group IV State Champion title. Below is a complete list of the students that received the Fall Sports Medals during the Monday night FRHSD BOE meeting. Shore Conference Tournament & …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
A list of early dismissals and school closings currently scheduled for the month of December.
With the chaos of the holiday season upon us here is a look how at how December will run for students in the Freehold Borough School District, Freehold Township School District and students in the Freehold Regional High School District (FRHSD). Monday, Dec. 10: Freehold Borough Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21: Early dismissal for winter recess Monday, Dec. 24 through Monday, Dec. 31: Schools closed for winter recess Monday, Dec. 10: West Freehold School PTO meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12: Marking Period One report cards issued Thursday, Dec. 13: Laura Donovan School PTO meeting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21: Early dismissal for winter recess Monday, Dec. 24 through Monday, Dec. 31: Schools closed for winter …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Questions answered by students, staff and parents
With thousands of students covering such a wide area, the Freehold Regional High School District conducted a survey of its community this past summer to get a sense of how they are perceived by not only students and parents but district employees and local residents as well. At Monday's meeting of the district's board of education, the results of that survey generally received as a positive reaction. A total of 1851 surveys were completed with the bulk of the participants being students and employees in the district. The survey looked at a variety of topics including problems facing the district, areas for possible improvement and places the district might be able to make cost saving cuts. Overall, the best marks for the district came …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
As of now the state will not consider waiving the 180 school day requirement.
The Freehold Regional High School District Board of Education approved a revised version of the 2012-2013 calendar at a special meeting Monday night which includes four additional school days. The district needs to make up these four days, which were taken off due to Hurricane Sandy, in order to comply with New Jersey’s 180-day school year requirement. “The state at this point in time is not even discussing the potential waiver of the 180-day requirement,” Superintendent Charles Sampson said. Sampson said the subject was broached on a conference call with New Jersey Commissioner of Education Christopher Cerf on Thursday, in which Cerf stated that it is “too premature to have those discussions”. The original school calendar had three “…