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ACIT recognizes essay winners and their role models

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, February 27, 2015 10:07 am

U.S. Navy Lt. Candice Watson, left, surprises her sister, Atlantic County Institute of Technology essay contest winner Lilly Kinman, at a luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 24 for contest winners and their role models. U.S. Navy Lt. Candice Watson, left, surprises her sister, Atlantic County Institute of Technology essay contest winner Lilly Kinman, at a luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 24 for contest winners and their role models. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Senior English students at the Atlantic County Institute of Technology recently wrote essays nominating someone from their community to be a part of Career and Technical Education Day in recognition of February as National Career and Technical Education Month.

The essays were judged, and 12 were selected winners. They and their role models were invited to a luncheon at the school Tuesday, Feb. 24.

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Projects split up in latest GEHR referendum

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, February 27, 2015 09:34 am

Crowd offers support for March 10 vote at first community meeting 

Superintendent John Keenan explains the projects to the crowd at the Feb. 24 referendum information meeting at Oakcrest High School. Superintendent John Keenan explains the projects to the crowd at the Feb. 24 referendum information meeting at Oakcrest High School. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Last March, voters turned down a bond referendum that would have provided many needed improvements for the three schools in the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District. Now, the school board will offer another referendum, although in a different format.

On Tuesday, March 10, voters in the four municipalities that comprise the district – Hamilton Township, Galloway Township, Mullica Township and Egg Harbor City – will again have the opportunity to support or deny a wide range of projects designed to upgrade facilities and improve, and offer additional academic opportunities.

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Suspect sought in Mays Landing bar stabbing

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 21, 2015 05:48 pm

Township police are asking for help in locating a woman who allegedly stabbed another woman in the face Township police are asking for help in locating a woman who allegedly stabbed another woman in the face HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Township police are asking for help in locating a woman who allegedly stabbed another woman in the face at a Mays Landing bar in the predawn hours today (Saturday, Feb. 21).

Police said they found a 21-year-old female victim with multiple stab wounds to the face and hand when they responded to Jonsey's Bar at 2:52 a.m. to a report of a stabbing. The bar is located at 6928 Harding Highway. The Millville resident was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center for her injuries.

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Atlantic County Institute of Technology JROTC Competes in 15th Annual Drill Competition and Colors Classic

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 20, 2015 04:39 pm

Cadet Correa of Pleasantville, Cadet DeJean of Galloway, Cadet Harris of Atlantic City and Cadet Parlagreco of Mays Landing. Cadet Correa of Pleasantville, Cadet DeJean of Galloway, Cadet Harris of Atlantic City and Cadet Parlagreco of Mays Landing. Glasgow High School recently hosted the 15th Annual Drill and Colors Classic. Junior ROTC Units from all branches of service and from several different states around the North-Eastern seaboard attended this year’s competition including students from ACIT.

Cadets worked hard to memorize the drill sequences that they performed. Judging the events were volunteers from the University of Delaware Air Force and Army Cadets, Delaware Air National Guard, Active duty and Reserve Army, and Glasgow High School.

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Oakcrest students view ‘Selma’ as part of Black History Month activities

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, February 20, 2015 03:25 pm

Oakcrest students attended a private screening of the movie “Selma” Feb. 4 at Hamilton Commons Stadium 14, Mays Landing. Oakcrest students attended a private screening of the movie “Selma” Feb. 4 at Hamilton Commons Stadium 14, Mays Landing. Oakcrest High School Multi-Cultural Interest Club (Leadership in Cinema Series) members, along with English, Film and Social Studies students attended a private screening of the critically acclaimed movie ‘Selma’ on Feb. 4 at the Hamilton Commons Stadium 14, Mays Landing.

Arranged by Janine Jones Edmonds, Guidance Counselor and MCIC Advisor, as part of the Black History Month activities, the movie is the story of a movement. 

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The Addams Family at Oakcrest

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, February 20, 2015 02:36 pm

Cast members take a break from rehearsal, inviting you to attend their production of Cast members take a break from rehearsal, inviting you to attend their production of Oakcrest High School Drama Department is proud to present The Addams Family musical.

Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family - a man her parents have never met. Only her father Gomez knows about this and must keep the secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. 

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Library celebrates African American History Month

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 20, 2015 02:01 pm

Professional storyteller Michelle Washington Wilson leads the group. Professional storyteller Michelle Washington Wilson leads the group. Atlantic County Library System/Mays Landing offered Michelle Washington Wilson Presents Tales from Africa on Tuesday, Feb. 10 to celebrate African American History Month.

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Watershed Ambassadors visit Cedar Creek

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, February 20, 2015 01:24 pm

AmeriCorps NJ Watershed Ambassadors Jeff Brennen, far left, and Jessica Blanchard, front, work with Cedar Creek environmental science and biology students.  At center is senior Hayley Bryde. AmeriCorps NJ Watershed Ambassadors Jeff Brennen, far left, and Jessica Blanchard, front, work with Cedar Creek environmental science and biology students. At center is senior Hayley Bryde. AmeriCorps New Jersey Watershed Ambassadors Jessica Blanchard and Jeff Brennen visited the Environmental Science and Biology classes at Cedar Creek High School on Feb. 12 and 13. Their hands-on demonstrations centered on identifying macro invertebrates, showing students how organism identification can determine the quality of water. 

   

Cedar Creek students send valentines to troops

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, February 20, 2015 12:54 pm

An assortment of valentine’s greetings for our troops serving overseas An assortment of valentine’s greetings for our troops serving overseas Cedar Creek Spanish 2 students in Meg Markkanen's classes contributed to Lite Rock 96.9's 10th Annual Valentine's for the Troops campaign. Over 80 bi-lingual valentines from the classes will be sent to our troops serving oversees.

 

Greater Egg to hold 3 information sessions on upcoming referendum

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 20, 2015 12:02 pm

The Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District will hold three information sessions next week to provide voters with information about a $52.2 million bond referendum that would fund a number of projects to upgrade and improve school facilities and directly impact academic and athletic programs. 

The local taxpayer share is $32,777,915 with the state picking up the remaining $19,380,030.

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