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IMAGE Deep Cut Gardens to Host 2014 Rose Show
Thursday, 21 August 2014
PHOTO: The Jersey Shore Rose Society’s 43rd Annual Rose Show will take place Saturday, September 13 at DeepCutGardens, Middletown. Visitors... Read More...
IMAGE West Long Branch Woman a Finalist on ABC Singing Competition Show
Thursday, 21 August 2014
LOS ANGELES, CA - This Sunday, New Jersey native Audrey Kate Geiger will take the stage for her final performance on “Rising Star,” a new singing... Read More...
IMAGE MC Park System Offers Trail Maintenance Training
Thursday, 21 August 2014
PICTURED - The Monmouth County Park System’s Volunteer Trails Team in action. LINCROFT, NJ  — Thought you missed your chance to become part... Read More...
IMAGE Victims of Triple Fatal Crash Identified
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Surviving Crash Victim Remains in Extremely Critical Condition at Local Hospital FREEHOLD, NJ - The deceased victims of Tuesday’s triple fatal... Read More...
IMAGE Deputy Chief Craig Weber Selected as New Police Chief
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
PHOTO: Middletown Police Chief R. Craig Weber MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Deputy Chief R. Craig Weber, a life-long township resident, has been unanimously... Read More...

Columns

IMAGE No Words to Describe Loss of Amanda
by Anne Mikolay
Thursday, 21 August 2014
It's not always easy to come up with a weekly topic for this column. Usually, I mentally bat around a few ideas based upon current events or personal... Read More...
IMAGE Skewed View - August 16, 2014
by Tom Brennan
Saturday, 16 August 2014
Man calls 911 because a drug dealer is at the corner.  Wait, no, that's a street sign: http://bit.ly/1kBfhVf Why did the chicken cross the road?... Read More...
IMAGE Faith Plays Big Role with Mom
by Daniel J. Vance
Friday, 15 August 2014
Every now and then, a person featured here attributes faith as pivotal in their being able to cope with disability—one in themselves or family... Read More...
IMAGE Sending the Last Child to College
by George Hancock-Stefan
Friday, 15 August 2014
This week, our last (fourth) daughter will leave us for college.  Three have already graduated from college and the last one is quasi-ready to... Read More...
IMAGE Bottom of the Barrel – The Mother of all Smokescreens
by Woody Zimmerman
Wednesday, 13 August 2014
More than any president in living memory – and probably more than most presidents in non-living memory – Barack Hussein Obama has repeatedly... Read More...

Upcoming Events

Thu Aug 21 @ 7:00PM -
The Dead Beat Poet Society
Thu Aug 21 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Free Summer Concert - Manalapan
Sat Aug 23 @12:30PM - 03:30PM
Jersey Shore Rose Society Meets
Thu Aug 28 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Middletown Mayor Open Office Hours
Tue Sep 02 @ 8:00PM -
Middletown Township Committee Workshop

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PHOTO: Shane Dolan won the gavel as top ranked speaker.

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Eighth grade student at Mother Teresa Regional School, Shane Dolan has won the gavel at the final debate of the school year.  Shane was the top ranked speaker at the debate which was held April 27th at Bolger Middle School.  Mother Teresa Regional School did well in the debate with every 8th grade student winning an award in their final debate of the year.

MTRS swept the top spots for individual speakers with Shane in first, Grace Molloy in second and Gabriela Compagni in third.  Rounding out the top 11 speakers were Ryann Rahm (5th), Dana McCulloch (6th), Kate Manning (8th), and Tabitha LaRocca (9th). The top ranked MTRS team of Tabitha LaRocca, Emily Conwell, and Steven Allegretta ranked third out of the 23 teams. Two other teams ranked in the top ten.  The 6th place team was Gabriela Compagni, Shane Dolan, and Grace Molloy and the 7th place team was Dana McCulloch, Ryann Rahm and Kate Manning.


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MTRS Debate Team

As a school, Mother Teresa Regional won second place tournament award and second place school award. Those awards are given to the school with the most wins and the highest percentage of wins.

The debate program at Mother Teresa Regional School is an after school club moderated by Mrs. Katey Patrizio. The students have been very successful in this endeavor and have learned a great deal from the experience.  As part of the Garden State Debate League, the students have learned to be poised under pressure, research a topic from both sides of the debate, and speak in public and accept feedback publicly.  The program is in its second year at MTRS and continues to grow.


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Top Three

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