The day includes 18 holes of golf and lunch at Maloney's, with proceeds benefiting the Huskies baseball and track programs.
Matawan Aberdeen Schools
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Every year, a week is dedicated to thanking teachers for their hard work.
Teacher Appreciate Week runs through Friday, May 10, making it the perfect time to thank your teachers for all of their hard work this year. In February, the Matawan Aberdeen Regional School District named Neil Jackman, of the math department at Matawan Regional High School, the district's teacher of the year. A teacher at each school was also honored for their efforts and dedication to teaching children this year: Tell us: What do you appreciate about your Matawan or Aberdeen teacher this school year? Is there a teacher you will always remember for the way he or she shaped your life?
Friday, April 26, 2013
Twenty local businesses and organizations made the relay event possible through their generous donations.
Administrative costs totaled $1,235 per student, and legal services totaled $36 per student.
The Matawan Aberdeen Board of Education budgeted $13,074 per student for the current school year, according to the NJ Department of Education. The guide breaks down the amount by category, including classroom instruction, supplies, benefits and salaries. The Matawan Aberdeen Regional School District budgeted $8,124 per student for classroom instruction, and $1,795 per student for support services. Support services includes areas which supplement daily classroom instruction, including "attendance, social work, health and guidance services, educational media/school library services and the child study team," according to the NJ Department of Education. The district budgeted $1,381 per student on salaries and benefits for teachers, an $89 …
Friday, April 19, 2013
The newsletter emphasizes the exciting activities and achievements that have taken place in school over the last year.
Friday, April 12, 2013
College acceptance letters are in—tell Patch where you're headed next!
Calling all Matawan-Aberdeen seniors and senior parents: What's next for you after graduation? Whether you're headed to college or starting a new job, tell us your plans in the comments below. You can upload a picture here too.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Plus, the dance team will offer swing lessons as members of the high school and middle school Jazz bands play.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The school tax rate will increase to $1.598 in Aberdeen and $1.472 in Matawan.
The Matawan Aberdeen Board of Education approved an approximately $68.1 million budget for the 2013-14 academic year at a their March 21 meeting. The $68,154,682 total budget includes a $64,745,927 operating budget, an increase of about $4.9 million from 2012-13, and $2,438,305 in debt service, a decrease of about $35 thousand. The tentative budget calls for a $682,849 increase to the tax levy from the 2012-13 year for a total of $46,206,109 to be raised by taxes. The tax rate is determined for each municipality with a formula that considers their respective assessed valuation of the entire municipality in conjunction with the total school taxes. According to DeGeorge, the total assessed valuation of both municipalities decreased from …
Friday, March 22, 2013
The 90-year-old structure stands next to new Cliffwood Elementary School and poses a safety hazard, school officials say.
The Aberdeen Township Planning Board gave the Matawan Aberdeen Regional School district the ok to move forward with the demolition of the old Cliffwood Avenue Elementary School at their meeting Wednesday. The 90-year-old structure is approximately 30,000 square feet in size, including an addition that was put on while the building still operated as a school, according to former School Business Administrator James Strimple. After the new elementary school was built, the old school operated as a storage area. The district no longer uses the building for any purpose. The demolition project, including remediation and professional fees, is estimated to cost $850,000. The actual remediation and demolition portion of the project is estimated to …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The overall budget is a 7.7% increase from the year prior, however the tax levy will only increase by 1.5%.
If you have an opinion or questions on the approximately $68.1 million budget proposed for the 2013-14 academic year, the Board of Education's public hearing Thursday will be your only chance to speak up. The March 21 hearing will begin at 7 p.m. at the Cambridge Park School on Crest Way in Aberdeen. The Board of Education approved a tentative version of the budget at a March 4 special action meeting, and according to School Business Administrator Patrick DeGeorge, the Executive Superintendent of Monmouth County has since reviewed and approved the budget as-is. The $68,154,682 total budget includes a $64,745,927 operating budget, an increase of about $4.9 million from 2012-13, and $2,438,305 in debt service, a decrease of about $35 …