More than 240 students and adults committed to 'Be the Change' at Manchester Township High School during two days of Challenge Day, now in its sixth year at the school. Selected students, peer leaders, staff members and adult mentors from other schools and the community gathered in the gym to share a day designed to ignite a movement of compassion and positive change within the school community.
The Manchester Township School District will have a half-day integrated preschool program that will be opened to 10 non-disabled children who have attained the age of 4 on or before October 1, 2017. This program is designed to provide opportunities for children with disabilities to be included with non-disabled peers. Apply between April 3 and May 4 at the Special Services office in Whiting.
The Ocean County Library will offer three Gang Awareness Programs in April for teens, parents, educators, clergy and other concerned adults about the growing menace of gangs in our communities. This program is designed to educate and present strategies detailing how residents can deal with these groups.
All are welcome - PTA membership not required.
The winners of the Manchester Township Middle School Geography Bee were recognized at the March 14, 2017 Board of Education meeting. MTMS teacher, Robert Morris, who coordinates the contest, introduced the winners: Adrienne Biscardi, 1st Place; Katarina Durham, 2nd Place; and Alexander Peluso, 3rd Place.