Tuesday, March 12, 2013
During Tuesday’s Freehold Township Board of Education meeting, the board will vote on a resolution that recommends construction on the Barkalow Middle School parking lot to the New Jersey Department of Education.
The Freehold Township Board of Education (BOE) has a full agenda ahead of them tonight during their first March regular meeting. The BOE met on Tuesday, March 5 to adopt the preliminary 2013-2014 school budget. On Tuesday, March 12 the BOE will meet in the Freehold Township school offices at 8 p.m. to discuss agenda items including staff retirement, new staff employment, construction to the Barkalow Middle School parking lot, a donation to the C. Richard Applegate School from the school’s PTO and sale of equipment. According to the meeting’s agenda, the BOE will vote on Tuesday to approve the Superintendent’s recommendation to approve a resolution that would fix the parking lot and drive of Barkalow Middle School. More information about …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
This check was the first installment from the education foundation's new campaign called “Connect Us”.
Monday, January 14, 2013
A list of official meeting dates for 2013.
While 2013 may have just begun, local organizations have already planned out their year with meeting dates. Below is a list of dates that the Freehold Township Committee, Freehold Borough Council, and both the Freehold Borough and Freehold Township Board of Education will meet this year. These meeting dates were announced and approved at each organization's annual reorganization meeting. Freehold Borough Council and Mayor Regular meetings dates for 2013 will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Freehold Borough Offices. February 4 August 5 March 4 September 3 (Tuesday) April 1 October 7 May 6 November 4 June 3 December 2 Workshop Meetings/Regular Meetings for 2013 will be held at 7:30 p.m. on the following days. At these meetings, formal action may…
Friday, January 11, 2013
Freehold Borough and Freehold Township BOE members nominated and elected a President and Vice President at their reorganization meetings.
A Freehold Borough Board of Education (BOE) member has stepped up to be the Vice President of the BOE. At the Freehold Borough BOE and Freehold Township BOE reorganization meetings, board members nominated and elected members to serve as President and Vice President. In Freehold Borough, Annette Jordan was re-elected to the position of President, while Dr. Michael Lichardi took the position of Vice President for the first time. In 2012, Ron Reich served as the board Vice President, but decided to leave his three-year seat prior to the 2012 elections. In Freehold Township, Mindy Wille and Kay Poklemba-Holtz will continue their positions from last year. Wille will serve as President and Holtz Vice President in 2013.
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Local governments and both Freehold school districts will hold their reorganization meetings between Jan.3 and Jan. 8.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Meetings will take place within the first week of the New Year.
With the final meetings of 2012 taking place this week, local government and school elected officials are announcing their first meetings of the New Year. Reorganization meetings typically take place during the first week of the New Year. The reorganization meetings are where newly elected officials are sworn into office so they can officially begin their duties. In Freehold Borough, the council will hold its reorganization meeting on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at 1 p.m. in the Freehold Borough Offices. At the Freehold Borough reorganization meeting, Ron Griffiths will be sworn into office, replacing former Councilman John Newman. Councilperson Sharon Shutzer will also be sworn in for another term on the council. The Freehold Borough Board of …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Students from third to eighth grade participated in the essay contest.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Six Freehold students have been named the winners of The Latino Festival of Monmouth County annual essay contest. Students in third through eighth grade were challenged to write an essay on some aspect of Latino culture or history. The essay contest aims to encourage an appreciation of the cultures and historical contributions of the many Latino communities in the region and country. “We want to thank all the teachers that encouraged their students to take part in the essay contest and most of all we thank the students from all different racial and ethnic backgrounds that took the time to submit essays,” said Angel Matos, Festival Chairman. “It is through civic tasks like this that we build a society that celebrates tolerance, …
Monday, October 1, 2012
The following article is from a Q&A email interview with Hassan Shehaden.
Question: What is your profession and professional title? Answer: I am a chemical engineer with an MBA in Finance. Throughout my career, I worked in multiple industries and held different positions ranging from engineering to finance. Currently I am working at Johnson and Johnson as a financial analyst. Question: How long have you been a Freehold resident? Answer: I am living in Freehold Township for the past 6 years, since 2006. Now that I have made Freehold my home I cannot imagine living anywhere else. I like the school district and the community. In addition I have made friends in this community that I will cherish for the rest of my life. Question: Why do you want to be a member of the BOE? Answer: I want to bring change to our school…
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
A list of five things you should know for Tuesday, March 27.
According to the National Weather Service, today will sunny, with a high near 51. Overnight clouds are expected to move in and temperatures will drop for a low around 35. The Freehold Colonial boys tennis and track team will both be scrimmaging today. The boys tennis team will take on Red Bank Regional High School today at home. The boys will take the court at 3:45 p.m. The boys track team is on the road today. The team will travel to Rumson-Fair Haven High School and begin their meet at 3:45 p.m. The Freehold Patriot girls lacrosse and softball teams will both scrimmage on the road today. The girls lacrosse team will travel to Red Bank to face off against Red Bank Regional High School at 4 p.m. The girls softball team will also begin …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
A list of five things you should know for Tuesday, Feb. 14.
According to the National Weather Service, today there will be a slight chance of rain and snow in the morning. The rest of the day it will be cloudy, with a high near 45. Over night there is a chance of rain after 7 p.m. Otherwise the night will be cloudy, with a low around 32. The Freehold Colonial girls basketball team is competing in the first round of the Shore Conference Tournament today. The girls will travel to Colts Neck High School tonight and take the court at 6 p.m. The Freehold Patriot boys and girls basketball teams are also competing in the Shore Conference today. The girls will face off against Shore Regional High School at home today at 4 p.m. The boys will take the court after the girls at home and take on Manchester …