Rumson school’s Penny Harvest benefits African school, hurricane victims

Rumson school’s Penny Harvest benefits African school, hurricane victims

Give a bunch of kids brown paper bags and empty buckets, and there’s no telling what they might do. In Holy Cross School, Rumson, however, the students filled them with $2,005 worth of loose change. In early November, Maryjane Gallo, sixth grade teacher and co-founder of the Tawawami Children’s Project, a non-profit organization whose sole
Freezing for the faith: More than 1,000 take plunge to support Catholic education

Freezing for the faith: More than 1,000 take plunge to support Catholic education

By Lois Rogers | Trenton Monitor Correspondent Talk about the weather! In years to come, when eyewitnesses and participants shared stories about the Polar Plunge for Catholic Education sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Patrick Torphy Division, it’s a given that the frigid temperatures, snow-topped sand and pounding surf of the 11th annual event on the
Donors cut ribbon for St. Rose High School’s new library

Donors cut ribbon for St. Rose High School’s new library

By Haley Cafarella | Trenton Monitor Correspondent Clergy, school and diocesan officials, alumni, prominent members of the community and seniors in St. Rose High School, Belmar, were on hand Dec. 2 as the school officially unveiled the renovated and newly equipped Ottilie R. King Memorial Library. Robert C. King, an alumnus, and his wife, Cynthia
Notre Dame High School students earn national awards in Model United Nations event

Notre Dame High School students earn national awards in Model United Nations event

By Christina Leslie | Trenton Monitor Correspondent A group of students from Notre Dame High School, Lawrenceville, had the opportunity to share their views on topics of world impact during a Model United Nations conference held Dec. 1-4 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. In addition to flexing their writing and public speaking skills, four of
Big turnout as community joins celebration of St. Peter School’s National Blue Ribbon

Big turnout as community joins celebration of St. Peter School’s National Blue Ribbon

By Lois Rogers | Trenton Monitor Correspondent Green may be the official color of St. Peter School, but on Nov. 14, deep blue was the predominant hue as the Point Pleasant Beach community turned out in force to celebrate the institution’s designation as a 2016 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. To see photo gallery on