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New Electives, Genius Lab at Middle School

The focus is on expanding options for students at Manchester Township Middle School this year, with the addition of new elective courses in music and drama, as well as the upcoming debut of a new Genius Hour Lab.

Ava is Featured in Usher Syndrome Awareness Day Exhibit

Ava's portrait was displayed in Washington Square Park in NYC as part of an exhibit to raise awareness in honor of Usher Syndrome Awareness Day on September 16. Ava, a sixth grader at MTMS, has been advocating for national awareness of Usher Syndrome, as well as its effects of hearing and vision loss.

Manchester's Christine Newbury Named County Teacher of the Year

Christine Newbury of Manchester Township High School has been named Ocean County Teacher of the Year for the 2017-18 school year. The County Teachers of the Year are recognized for valuable contributions to their local school communities and are given the opportunity to serve as ambassadors of education to officials at the county and state levels.

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Parents Invited to Back to School Nights

Parents/guardians are invited to attend Back to School Nights, scheduled during September at all schools. Back to School Night is an opportunity to meet your child's teacher(s), see their classroom, and learn about school and classroom routines.

Block Scheduling at MTHS Gets Good Reviews

Seventy-four percent of Manchester Township High School students surveyed said they feel they learn better under the new block schedule by taking just four classes per semester instead of seven all year. Instituted in September 2016, The block schedule received good reviews from students and staff in a recent survey.

Manchester Adjusts School Budget after State Aid Cut

The Manchester School District will deal with a state aid cut of $111,232 by not replacing several teachers who retired and increasing budgeted extraordinary aid based on funds received during 2016-17. Business Administrator, Craig Lorentzen, explained that the state budget approved in early July included revisions to 2017-2018 state education aid for school budgets already approved by the Department of Education.

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New Electives, Genius Lab at Middle School

The focus is on expanding options for students at Manchester Township Middle School this year, with the addition of new elective courses in music and drama, as well as the upcoming debut of a new Genius Hour Lab.

Ava is Featured in Usher Syndrome Awareness Day Exhibit

Ava's portrait was displayed in Washington Square Park in NYC as part of an exhibit to raise awareness in honor of Usher Syndrome Awareness Day on September 16. Ava, a sixth grader at MTMS, has been advocating for national awareness of Usher Syndrome, as well as its effects of hearing and vision loss.

Manchester's Christine Newbury Named County Teacher of the Year

Christine Newbury of Manchester Township High School has been named Ocean County Teacher of the Year for the 2017-18 school year. The County Teachers of the Year are recognized for valuable contributions to their local school communities and are given the opportunity to serve as ambassadors of education to officials at the county and state levels.

Sign Up for E-mail and Text Alerts

Please join our website community! We encourage you to sign up to receive email and/or text alerts from our district and school news feeds as well as emergency alerts.

Parents Invited to Back to School Nights

Parents/guardians are invited to attend Back to School Nights, scheduled during September at all schools. Back to School Night is an opportunity to meet your child's teacher(s), see their classroom, and learn about school and classroom routines.

Block Scheduling at MTHS Gets Good Reviews

Seventy-four percent of Manchester Township High School students surveyed said they feel they learn better under the new block schedule by taking just four classes per semester instead of seven all year. Instituted in September 2016, The block schedule received good reviews from students and staff in a recent survey.

Manchester Adjusts School Budget after State Aid Cut

The Manchester School District will deal with a state aid cut of $111,232 by not replacing several teachers who retired and increasing budgeted extraordinary aid based on funds received during 2016-17. Business Administrator, Craig Lorentzen, explained that the state budget approved in early July included revisions to 2017-2018 state education aid for school budgets already approved by the Department of Education.

Regional Day School Opens Preschool Disabled Program

"The school has wanted to create a preschool program for the children in our community, and across the state, for a long time and we are so happy the timing is finally right," said Principal Lisa Michallis. "A tremendous amount of research went into developing a dynamic program that will utilize the Creative Curriculum and modify the classroom to accommodate students who may require constant medical care. We are very excited to be expanding our RDS family to include the preschool population."

Gayle Mount Sworn in as New BOE Member

Gayle Mount took the oath of office as the newest member of the Manchester Township Board of Education at the July 26 BOE meeting. Mrs. Mount is a Special Education Teacher in the Brick school system and a member of the MTHS Class of 1995. She was appointed to fill a vacancy created when Mary Walter resigned from the board in May.

Mary Walter Leaves BOE After 21 Years

Manchester Township Board of Education member, Mary Walter, announced her resignation at the May 10, 2017 board meeting, explaining that she is leaving to take a position with the New Jersey School Boards Association. Mrs. Walter served on the board for 21 years, ten of them as board president.

Staff Learns About Usher Syndrome to Meet Needs of New Student

Ava just finished 5th grade at MTES. When she moved here in 2016, Ava and her mom taught administrators and staff all about Usher Syndrome and the school district worked to make sure Ava's needs were met.The National Center on Deaf Blindness produced a series of videos about her successful transition to Manchester.

Rotary Club Scholarship Recipients

Four MTHS graduating seniors received scholarships for their extraordinary commitment to community service at the June 15, 2017 monthly meeting of the Lakehurst/Manchester Rotary Club. Tariq Ali, Syann Colon, Lizzi Morelli and Zach Kennedy made a four year stand to improve the community through hard work and friendly deeds.