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Summer Reading Program   District Fights the Summer Slide with Seventh Annual Summer Reading Program
June 2, 2014

Parents and educators know that summer reading is the key to enhancing children’s skill retention during the summer months. Research has proven that children that don’t read or participate in any education activities during the summer can lose two-to-three months of grade-level equivalency, in a phenomenon called the “summer slide,” which can have significant lasting consequences.

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Sports Physicals   High School to offer free cardiac screening with athletic physicals
June 2, 2014

Significant changes are coming to Point Pleasant Borough High School’s athletic physical process that will affect all prospective student-athletes who plan on participating in any scholastic sport during the 2014-2015 school year. This, according to Point Pleasant Borough School District Athletic Director Christopher Ferrone, who said that the changes were made in compliance with the new Scholastic Student-Athlete Safety Act, signed into law by Governor Christie last year.

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Spring Prom   Second Annual Spring Prom An Unforgettable Night
May 7, 2014

For most high school students, attending the prom is a rite of passage, one of pre-college life’s significant milestones. For these students, the prom represents the culmination of their high school careers, serving, as a bridge between their past and future selves, and providing a glimpse into the diverging paths they and their peers will soon take.

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PALS   Boro High students design new PALS apps for special needs peers
May 6, 2014

Technology acts as the great equalizer in the classroom, offering a common approach toward differentiating instruction to meet the needs of all students, regardless of each student’s needs and abilities. Classroom technology use is especially important for students with disabilities, who face barriers to learning on a daily basis. For students with disabilities, technology can be the lifeline that....

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Teachers of the Year   District honors 2014 Teachers of the Year
May 5, 2014

Educators are charged with the delicate task of shaping the future. They are the architects of student achievement, committing countless hours and substantial resources to ensure their students’ success in the classroom and beyond. Teachers have a profound influence on their students and have the capacity to make their lives - and by extension the world - better.

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Ocean Road Spring Chorus   Ocean Road Chorus inspires at annual spring concert
May 2, 2014

The sounds of spring were in the air at Ocean Road Elementary School this week as the spring choral concert took center stage. The Chorus, comprised of 84 fourth and fifth grade students, took to the stage for three performances of this year’s concert, entitled “Inspiration Is Sprouting,” a concert that inspired audiences to reflect on growth......

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Spring Chorus   Nellie Bennett Fifth Grade Chorus stages swingin' show at annual spring concert
May 1, 2014

If the weather is warmer, the flowers are blooming and music is streaming from Nellie F. Bennett Elementary School’s all purpose room, it’s gotta be time for the school’s Fifth Grade Chorus Spring Concert. And if the sounds make you want to jump, jive and wail, well then it’s, “Gotta Be Jazz!”

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Dakota Karras Signs NLI   Point Boro's Dakota Karras Signs National Letter of Intent with Rider
February 24, 2014

As high school seniors across the country wait with fingers crossed in eager anticipation for the admission decisions from their chosen colleges, the athletic coaches at many of the same institutions also wait, their breath baited, for the responses from the nation’s top student athletes, students who have been offered National Letters of Intent.... 

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Academic Wall of Fame   Point Boro High School Unveils Academic Wall of Fame
February 19, 2014

The hallowed halls of Point Pleasant Borough High School have long served as monuments to memorialize the school’s distinguished staff, students and alumni.  Throughout the school, copious evidence exists of the excellence achieved by Borough students and staff, both current and past.

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Jersey Mikes   Jersey Mike's Peter Cancro Teachers Boro Students About Corporate Stewardship
February 6, 2014

Whether it’s the old local boy makes good adage or the nationwide appeal of a product whose very name is a tribute to our great Garden State, there’s something about Jersey Mike’s Subs that inspires pride in the hearts of all New Jerseyans. That sentiment rings even truer for the residents of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, the hometown of Jersey Mike’s owner and CEO Peter Cancro, and where he turned one small sub shop into a national phenomenon....

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2014-15 Kindergarten Registration   Point Pleasant Borough Schools' 2014-15 Kindergarten Registration
January 20, 2014

The Point Pleasant Borough School District will be holding kindergarten registration for the 2014-2015 school year beginning Monday, February 24 through Friday, February 28, 2014. Parents and guardians may obtain kindergarten registration packets between the hours of 9:00am and 12:00pm....

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Bond Sale Nets Savings   Bond Sale Yields Better Than Expected Rate, Nets Big Savings
January 17, 2014

The Point Pleasant Borough School District completed a major step toward securing the funds necessary to undertake the capital improvement projects under the recently approved bond referendum, with the selling of the bonds to investors on Thursday, January 16, 2014. The bonds were sold in a competitive sale, yielding better than anticipated results that will save taxpayers more than three-quarters of a million dollars....

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Students Change Hunger   Boro Students Change Hunger
January 17, 2014

For the sixth consecutive year Point Pleasant Borough Schools’ students helped to make the holiday season a whole lot happier for New Jersey residents experiencing hunger, collecting more than three tons of food for the Second Annual Students Change Hunger Holiday Food Drive competition. Formerly, the schools’ holiday food drives were part of the regional Foodbank of Monmouth & Ocean Counties Holiday Hunger Challenge....

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Play it Safe Forum   District to Host Concussion & Cardiovascular Awareness Forum
January 14, 2014

Whether simply the exhilaration of competition, the roar of the crowd, the adoring fans, or the opportunities for awards and acclaim, the potential rewards that exist for student-athlete are plentiful. But with those copious rewards, a fair amount of risks also exist....

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Anne Skimmons   Boro's Anne Skimmons Signs NLI with La Salle
December 20, 2013

For most school-aged children, the start of winter break is a time of great excitement, filled with the promise of the holidays and approximately two weeks of unencumbered fun. But there is one group of students, however, for whom winter break can be a source.....

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referendum   Referendum to Fund Critical Repairs Set for December 10
December 3, 2013

On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, residents of Point Pleasant Borough will be asked to vote to approve a bond referendum that will be used to fund critical facility repairs at Point Pleasant Borough’s four schools. The State has committed to fund 40%.....

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Challenger Football   Panthers Support Launch of Challenger Football League
November 15, 2013

Discipline. Dedication. Focus. These characteristics are the hallmarks of a Point Pleasant Borough student-athlete, developed through their participation in the district’s varied athletic programs. These athletes are committed to success.....

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Lady Panthers   Lady Panthers Learn About Breast Cancer at Special Assembly
October 31, 2013

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. It’s estimated that more than 1.5 million cases of breast cancer occur annually among women around the world. In the United States alone, there are approximately 230,000 new breast cancer cases.....

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Making Strides   Boro Athletes Make Strides Against Breast Cancer
October 25, 2013

Approximately 20,000 people came together in Point Pleasant Beach on Sunday, October 20th to participate in the American Cancer Society’s 2013 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk - Point Pleasant Beach.

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  Boro Seniors Commended by National Merit Scholarship Program
October 23, 2013

Every Fall the National Merit Scholarship Program issues Letters of Commendation to approximately 34,000 students in honor of their outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).....

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Star Pep Rally   Point Boro High Begins Another Year On Point!
September 30, 2013

Be On Point, Point Pleasant Borough High School’s Positive Behavior Supports in Schools, or PBSIS, initiative, kicked off its second year with a pair of rallies held at the school on Friday, September 20.

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Star Pep Rally   Nellie Bennett Stars Shine at Annual Pep Rally
September 25, 2013

Nellie F. Bennett Elementary School’s 2013-14 school year is off to a rousing start thanks, in part, to the annual Star Pep Rally that took place at the school recently. Held a couple weeks after the start of school, the high-energy event is a Nellie F. Bennett tradition . .

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Summer Readers   Board of Ed Honors Summer Readers
September 23, 2013

Although Point Pleasant Borough Schools’ Sixth Annual Summer Reading Program technically ended more than a month ago, it did not officially conclude until Monday, September 16, when the Point Pleasant Borough Board of Education & District Central Administration honored . . .

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Panther Paws   High School's Student Council Paints a Path of Prints Down Panther Path
September 9, 2013

As anyone who lives or has lived in and around the Borough of Point Pleasant knows, the mascot of the Point Pleasant Borough School District is the panther. More than just a school mascot, however, the panther personifies the school district, and is inextricably linked . . . .

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School Safety   Summer Renovations Enhance Safety at Boro Schools
September 7, 2013

The start of a new school year is always an exciting time in a school district, when within a 24-hour period, the lazy days of summer end, giving way to the frenetic energy that accompanies each new school year. . . .

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Star Ledger   Star Ledger Ranks Point Borough Among State's Top Performing High Schools
September 3, 2013

Almost since its inception, standardized testing has been a hot button issue, and the focus of debate among politicians and educators alike. Proponents contend the tests provide critical insight into a student’s mastery of tested curriculum content areas. . . .

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District Deemed High Performing by State Evaluation Process
September 3, 2013

The Point Pleasant Borough School District is a "high performing school district" according to the New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (QSAC) process, the New Jersey Department of Education’s monitoring and evaluation system for public . . . . .

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