Legacies of King, Mandela highlighted at assembly

Asbury Park Middle School students attended an assembly dedicated to the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 15, where they paid tribute to another civil rights leader, Nelson Mandela, according to an announcement from seventh grade teacher David Wronko.

Middle School Students Head to Art Tank for Class Series

For the next four Saturdays, twelve students from Asbury Park Middle School will learn about the life and inspirations of two contemporary fine artists during a four-week class series at the Collective Art Tank, according to release from their public relations firm, M Studio.

Shore rallies past Asbury Park in CJ 1 Semi-final

Trailing Asbury Park 6-3 midway through the fourth quarter of the NJSIAA Central Group I semifinals on Friday night, Shore Regional needed to rely on its struggling offense to keep its playoff hopes alive.

Community Members Voice Frustrations at BOE Meeting

About 35 city residents incensed by the state monitor’s recent decision to reject the board’s choice for superintendent showed up to the Board of Education meeting Wednesday, several of whom openly voiced their frustrations in a public hearing session that lasted close to two hours long.

District Test Scores on the Decline

Results from state-mandated testing for the 2012-2013 school year were presented to the Board of Education on Wednesday, and the results show children in the Asbury Park School District are performing below average across the board.

BOE votes on contract for superintendent candidate

At a special meeting held Monday, members of the Asbury Park Board of Education passed a resolution to have a draft employment contract sent to the executive county superintendent for district superintendent candidate Gregory Allen, according to a spokesperson for the district. Allen’s appointment is still under review by the state.

Asbury Park BOE Selects New Super

Members of the Asbury Park Board of Education selected a new superintendent of schools and filled a vacancy left by a board member who resigned at a special meeting held Wednesday.