An Education Association fundraiser at iPlay America brought the district closer to hitting its $250,000 goal to improve technology in its schools.
Freehold Township Schools
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Monday, April 1, 2013
Mark your calendars for these important April school dates.
Now that spring break is over, summer vacation does not seem that far away. With three months left in the school year, April marks the beginning of the final stretch, however, there are some days worth noting this month. Monday, April 1 – Students on Spring Break Tuesday, April 2 – Students return to school Monday, April 8 – Freehold Borough Board of Education meeting with new Superintendent Dr. Rocco Tomazic. The meeting will be held in the Park Avenue Elementary School and will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 – Kindergarten registration begins in the Freehold Learning Center Media Lab. By appointment only, registration will take place between 8:30 a.m. and noon and 1:10 and 3 p.m. Thursday, April 25 – Kindergarten registration …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
With March 1 sequester looming, district budgets are being drafted with decreased federal funding in mind.
With the sequester going into effect Friday, March 1, Freehold Borough and Freehold Township schools are budgeting the federal grants portion of their 2013-2014 district budget at 75 percent. According to a White House announcement, New Jersey faces cuts close to $30 million as well as drastic cuts made to health care programs and environmental protection now that Congress failed to halt $85 billion in "sequestration" spending cuts. Following the announcement, Freehold school business administrators explained that they do not know how the sequester could further impact their budgets. “The state has asked us to budget our federal grants for 2014 at 75 percent of what they are for 2013,” said Freehold Township School Business Administrator …
Read Across America will kick off in Freehold Schools Friday, March 1.
The Freehold Township Committee took some time out of their meeting Monday night to recognize the importance of reading. Friday, March 1 will begin Read Across America in Freehold Township schools. To help kick off the event, Mayor Barbara McMorrow presented a proclamation to Assistant Superintendent Janet Creech, to show the committee’s support of Read Across America. “The most important thing is that our children become calm, fluent readers and we hope that as they grow older they take those skills with them,” said Creech after receiving the proclamation. “A child who reads 20 minutes a day, it doesn’t matter what it is, will increase their likelihood of being successful in higher education." According to the proclamation, the Freehold …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The Freehold Township Board of Education (BOE) approved the Superintendent’s recommendation for the 2013-2014 calendar.
While the calendar has only recently changed to 2013, the Freehold Township Board of Education (BOE) is already looking towards the 2013-2014 school year. At the Tuesday, Feb. 12 Freehold Township BOE meeting, board members accepted the superintendent’s recommendation for the 2013-2014 academic calendar. For parents looking to plan next year’s vacations, here is how the 2013-2014 school year is scheduled to run. Monday, Sept. 2 District Closed Tuesday, Sept, 3 All Staff Report Wednesday, Sept. 4 All Staff Report Thursday, Sept. 5 District Closed Friday, Sept. 6 District Closed Monday, Sept. 9 Schools Open for Students Monday, Oct. 14 Professional Development Day, Closed for students Tuesday, Nov. 5 District Closed Thursday, Nov. 7 …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Activities are canceled due to weather.
This story was updated at noon and 1:20 p.m. with additional cancellations from Freehold schools. In preparation for the upcoming snowstorm, the Freehold Borough School District has canceled all evening and afterschool activities. According to the district’s website, after-school activities may be canceled if the storm prediction changes. At this time, schools are operating under a regular schedule today. Freehold Township's district website notes that the Marshall W. Errickson third grade social scheduled for tonight has been canceled. All afterschool activities that begin after 5 p.m. on Friday have been canceled as well as all activities scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9. An announcement on the FRHSD website states that all athletic …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Lunch this month features chicken pot pie, pop corn chicken and breakfast favorites.
Scroll through the above gallery to see what will be served for lunch this month in Freehold Borough and Freehold Township public schools.
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 …
Friday, January 18, 2013
A list of open positions in Freehold.
Editor's Note: Want your local business' job opening posted in our Job Hunt column? Just send an email with the subject line "Job Hunt" to Allison.Mechanic@patch.com with the job title, qualifications, how to apply, and any other important details. A full time custodian is wanted for the Freehold Township School District. Qualifications for this position include a High School diploma, a black seal license, a valid New Jersey State license and physical stamina to perform job responsibilities. The closing date for this position is Feb. 3. For more information about this position visit its listing here. Macy’s is looking to employ a sales associate for their sunglasses department. This job is a part-time position. For more information about …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Dates to remember for Freehold students.
Wednesday, Jan. 2: Freehold Borough Schools reopen after winter recess. Thursday, Jan. 3: Board of Education Reorganization meeting. Meeting will be held in the Park Avenue Elementary School Complex and will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28: Board of Education will meet in the Freehold Learning Center Cafeteria at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2: Freehold Township Schools reopen after winter recess. Tuesday, Jan. 8: The Freehold Township Board of Education will hold its reorganization meeting at 8 p.m. in the Board Office conference room. Wednesday, Jan. 16: Schools close early for conferences. Thursday, Jan. 17: Schools close early for conferences. Friday, Jan. 18: Schools close early for conferences. Wednesday, Jan. 2: All students in the FRHSD …