Monday, April 8, 2013
A statement from the Freehold Regional High School regarding Shawn Hannon's arrest has been issued.
The Freehold Regional High School District released a statement about a Manalapan High School paraprofessional being arrested last week. The statement is currently on the district website: "Earlier today it was reported that a Manalapan High School paraprofessional was arrested for various drug offenses. We want to assure our school community that all appropriate administrative actions have been taken regarding this individual. Additionally, please know that we have been advised by law enforcement officials that the incident in no way involved any students, staff, or faculty at Manalapan High School. We will continue to remain vigilant in monitoring the situation as it unfolds."
Shawn Hannon was one of 25 people arrested in connection with a multi-jurisdictional narcotics investigation.
A paraprofessional at Manalapan High School, Shawn Hannon, was arrested in connection with a multi-jursidictional narcotics investigation on Wednesday, April 3, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato announced today. Hannon was one of twenty-five individuals arrested in the investigation which resulted in the seizure of marijuana, LSD, ecstasy (MDMA), pills, weapons and cash. Hannon, 26, of Tinton Falls, was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance for having 30 Oxycodone pills and one Suboxone pill in his ownership. Hannon was also charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to distribute for allegedly attempting to sell the Oxycodone pills. Additionally, Hannon was charged with …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Honor Roll and High Honor Roll students were recognized for their hard work.
Manalapan High School students were honored by administrators at the High Honor Roll Celebration Breakfast a couple of weeks ago. The students were recognized for their extraordinary academic achievement and treated to a delectable breakfast, according to the Freehold Regional High School District website. One hundred and fourteen students received all A's during marking period two and 134 students achieved all A's marking period one. This earns them a spot on the High Honor Roll. Six hundred students made Honor Roll in marking period one and 518 students earned Honor Roll in marking period two. Merit Scholars who earned exceptional PSAT scores were also honored during the breakfast.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Services for Bernice “Bunny” Hammer will be held at Temple Rodeph Torah on Sunday, March 24.
Tuesday, March 19
Bernice “Bunny” Hammer of Freehold died over the weekend after a brief illness. Hammer was born in Brooklyn, New York, and was raised in Jamesburg, New Jersey. She was a graduate of Monroe Township High School and Drake College of Business. She received a BS in Science and a MA in Teaching from Monmouth College and a Masters in Library Service from Rutgers, the State University. Hammer taught in both the Freehold Borough School System and the Freehold Regional High School District at both Marlboro High School and Manalapan High School, prior to her retirement in 1994. She was also the librarian at the Rugby School in Wall, New Jersey after her retirement from teaching. She was a lifelong member of the NJEA. Hammer served on the Freehold …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The juvenile male will be charged with terroristic threats and false public alarm.
A Manalapan High School student who issued a threatening tweet via Twitter leading to a school lockdown on Wednesday, March 13 has been arrested by Manalapan Township Police. The juvenile, a male sophomore student, will be charged with terroristic threats and false public alarm, according to police. The Manalapan High School administration was made aware of the boy's tweets, which contained threats by him that he intended to bring a firearm to the school and "go hunting", police said. Once school officials were aware of the tweets the high school was immediately placed in a stationary lockdown and police were contacted. Manalapan administration detained the juvenile, as they were able to identify the student who sent the tweets. School …
Manalapan police are investigating the incident.
UPDATE, Wednesday, March 13 1:15 p.m.: The Stay in Place lockdown at Manalapan High School has been lifted, according to a message on the Freehold Regional High School District website sent out by District Communications and District Projects Coordinator Nakell Williams. The message indicated that the Manalapan Police Department has deemed the school campus secure. Despite rumors and tweets about a student in the ceiling of the high school, Williams has confirmed that no student was ever in the ceiling and that the student who made the threatening tweet was immediately detained by administration and turned over to Manalapan Police. ------------------------------------------ Original Story: Manalapan High School is currently on lock down …
Manalapan High School is competing against Howell on MSG Varsity's "The Challenge" on Thursday.
Wednesday, March 13
Turn on the TV to MSG Varsity on Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m. and see Manalapan High School take on Howell High School in "The Challenge". Manalapan is one of 47 high school teams from New Jersey making their way through the Regional Rounds and attempting to qualify for the Tri-State Championship Playoffs. The Manalapan team is represented by: The academic advisors are Jessy Friedman and Victoria Mckeon. “The Challenge” includes 192 high schools from the entire tri-state area — Long Island (with Nassau and Suffolk as two distinct regions), the Bronx, Brooklyn, Westchester/Lower Hudson Valley, New Jersey and Connecticut. Long Island will be represented by 32 high schools from Nassau County and 32 high schools from Suffolk County. A new …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The Teen Driver Safety Program has been rescheduled for Monday, March 18 due to inclement weather.
The Freehold Regional School District has announced that Thursday evening's Teen Driver Safety Program has been postponed due to inclement weather. Now, the program is scheduled to take place on Monday, March 18 at 6:30 p.m. The next scheduled session will be at Freehold Township High School on Tuesday, March 12th at 7:00PM. For a full, revised schedule of all of the evening workshops, click here. Parents may attend any of the evening sessions.
Friday, February 8, 2013
John Appice is committing to play football for East Stroudsburg; Anthony Firkser commits to play football and basketball for Harvard.
Manalapan High School senior John Appice has signed a letter of intent to play football at East Stroudsburg University. Appice was named to the All Shore team this year, according to Phil Ricci, the Supervisor of Extra-Curricular Activities at Manalapan High School. He was also officially named to the MSG Varsity All Metro Second Team for football in December. Another high school senior, Anthony Firkser, has signed a letter of intent to play football and basketball at Harvard University. Firkser was named to the All Shore team as a football player in 2013 and recently scored his 1000th point as a basketball player, Ricci said. When Firkser was a junior he finished with 49 catches for 717 yards and eight touchdowns, according to All Shore …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
A closer look at how Judge Donald Stein ruled in his initial decision ordering Jeff Simon removed from his post.
Three tenure charges were filed against Manalapan High School Principal Jeff Simon by the Freehold Regional High School District in late February 2012 and the case finally came to a close on January 4, 2013. Administrative Law Judge Donald Stein listened to testimony from 22 witnesses and released an initial decision on Jan. 22 ordering Simon be removed from his position at the high school. Stein found that Simon was in violation of his tenure for “unbecoming conduct” and “a willful failure to read and follow the applicable polices and procedures.” However, Stein did not find Simon to be unfit to serve in a position of educational leadership, as was asserted by the district. Stein said that Simon had outstanding evaluations and did not …