Egg Harbor Township High School

Week of April 18, 2021

A Message From Our Principal


I’m loving seeing our students participating in outdoor sports and enjoying life & having fun!! I am also very excited to see our in person students return for 5 days of in person instruction. On Monday April 26, Students will transition from their one day of virtual instruction to five days of school in person. Of course, there are some students who have opted to stay fully virtual for the remainder of the year. Just a quick reminder, to all students returning back to in person instruction, a face shield is required to be worn over the mask while moving through the hall during the change of class. Face shields can be picked up in any assistant principal's office.

Students in World Language classes have been practicing for their AP exam. They were in the building this week working hard with our teachers. Other AP classes are preparing as well. Won’t be long now before they take the exams.

National Honor Society Inductions were held on Thursday. We had 107 Juniors and Seniors inducted. Students were able to attend the in person ceremony or watch from home to hear their name or see their friends being inducted.

Make sure you continue to check the High School web page and vote for EHT Idol! Two more students will be posted there to perform for your entertainment then you can vote. Our students are doing such a nice job. It's so hard to pick a winner to advance each week!

There is excitement in the school about the 2021 Prom. All information is on the High School web page. Tickets will be for sale shortly. See the prom packet for details.

Until next week, stay safe, be well, continue to dream of the possibilities ahead of us, be happy and smile at someone!


Congratulations Ms. Steet and Students

Hi Mrs. Connor! Your school’s PSA entry has been selected as a FINALIST!! This is SUPER exciting as we had many schools from across New Jersey register for this year’s PSA Video Contest!! Ms. Steet and her students should be SUPER proud of their work! As promised, please see the invitation that we have shared on our social media and with our participants for the announcement of the showcase winners! Feel free to share on your district’s social or however you would like!


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Prom 2021


On February 23, 2021, Dr. Gruccio announced Egg Harbor Township School District’s plan for “The Road Forward.” Details of the announcement can be found here (linked)
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El 23 de febrero de 2021, la Dra. Gruccio anunció el plan del distrito escolar de Egg Harbor Township para ‘El Camino Hacia Adelante’. Los detalles del anuncio se pueden encontrar aquí
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Beginning Tuesday, February 9, 2021

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Students of the Week

STUDENT: Miguel Moya

NOMINATED BY: Mrs. Terry & Ms. Marshall

Miguel is a true pleasure to have in class. Each day Miguel comes to class with materials and eager to learn. Miguel has wonderful class participation both in person and virtually. Miguel competes all assignments in a timely manner. Miguel asks educated questions during lessons that aid in helping other students. Great year to date for Miguel!

STUDENT: Lindsay Taylor

NOMINATED BY: Ms. Marshall & Mrs. Olenik

Lindsay Taylor is doing an excellent job this school year. Despite being all virtual, she actively participates, attends all after-school extra sessions, and completes every assignment efficiently. She has such a disciplined work ethic, that it is also no surprise she finds time to run track as well. We are super proud of Lindsay!

National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony was held in the high school auditorium on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Below, NHS President Ethan Saul inducted the new group of Juniors and Seniors during a socially distant ceremony.

Also pictured is Ms. Theophall with NHS Officers Ethan Saul, Gabriella Garcia, Ayush Patel, an Arabella Jarvie.

Congratulations to all!!

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ACCESS Testing

All our English Learners are mandated to take the ACCESS test. In-person learners will complete their testing between April 20 – 23. Virtual students will be coming to the High School to complete their testing between April 26 – 30. We wish them the best of luck!
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BOE Rep Applications Due April 30th

Hey Juniors are you interested in serving as our Student Representative to the Board of Education? See the announcement below and submit your completed application to Ms. Hannigan by April 30th. Good luck!
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2021 EHTIndoorFEST

The 2021 EHTindoorFEST gave an opportunity for our students to experience clinics and a real, live competition! With spaced out times, performers and audiences in place, so many great moments and memories were created today!

Thanks to so many, including and not limited to...

Our Directors & Instructors: Mr.Matt Wyckoff, Mr. Marc Spatz, Mr.Jonathan Jay Jay Aponte, Ms. Sydney Kleintz, Mr. Michael Benoit, Mr.Richard T. Tinsley II & Mr.Mike Belskis

Our EHTHS Band Boosters, led by Mrs. April Hill Stafford & Jessica Adamson,

Superintendent, Dr. Kimberly Gruccio, EHT Board of Education and President Pete Castellano, EHT Principal, Ms.Patty Connor & Athletic Director- Mr. Mike Pellegrino.

The students, directors and parents at Barnegat, Cumberland Regional and Winslow High Schools and Fernwood Middle School,

The Fernwood Middle School Custodial staff led by Diane Coyle.

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New Performance Floor for Colorguard

Our EHTHS Indoor Colorguard prepared for their upcoming competition on their new performance floor! We are very grateful to our EHT Board of Education and EHT Band Boosters for making this possible for our performers!
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National Librarians Day was 4/16

Shout out to Mrs. Grossman, Mrs. Dempsey and Mrs. Spratley our AMAZING librarians. Whether in schools or public librarians make such a huge difference!

Shout out to the librarians in your life, past or present!

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Leslie Volpe, Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher from Egg Harbor Township High School is Honored with the Spirit of Advising Award at Virtual National Leadership Conference

Leslie Volpe, a Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) teacher at Egg Harbor Township High School, is one of 25 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) advisers nationwide who will be honored with a Spirit of Advising Award. Mrs. Volpe has been an FCCLA adviser for 10 years and will receive her Award with the rest of the Spirit of Advising Award recipients during the Virtual National Leadership Conference, June 27- July 2, 2021.

FCCLA’s Spirit of Advising Award is an honor bestowed to only one adviser from each state association. The Spirit of Advising Award recognizes FCCLA advisers who consistently demonstrate excellence in modeling FCCLA character and integrity to ensure the success of their students within their classroom and career.

It requires a unique set of skills and a tremendous commitment of time and energy to be a competent adviser. Exceptional advisers go above and beyond in serving their school, community, and state by connecting students to opportunities, using a wide variety of resources, and continuously working for the advancement of the organization.

EHTHS Multicultural Club Presents EHT Idol 2021

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Homework Help

If you need some homework help after the school day is complete, check out the program below being offered by Stockton University. Feel free to share

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Kick off the virtual start of the school year with some new EHT gear! The School Store is now online and open for business! Check out "The Nest @ EHTHS" to get all your #ehtpride gear. For a limited time, get FREE local delivery to EHT for any size order. >> << #ehtstrong #embrace #engage #educate
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EHTHS Drumline assists in Arts Wing Naming at Community Center

The EHTHS Drumline led the way as the Arts Wing at the EHT Community center was named after Peter Miller in honor of his decades of service as our Township Administrator!
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As time passes, it can become difficult staying at home day in and day out. Some days may be easier than others in dealing with this national pandemic amongst other issues. Please know that our guidance counselors, social workers, student assistance counselors, school nurses, and our High School Teen Center serve as available resources daily to assist with any concerns, fears, and/or anxieties. Our district website and school websites provide contact information or call 646-7911 x 1001.

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Student Assistance Program and Resources

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NJ Hope and Healing April 2021 Calendar

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Grades 9 & 10

Grades 11 & 12

Join Together Atlantic County

In an effort to raise information and awareness about the use of opiates and it's potential consequences among athletes, Join Together Atlantic County (JTAC) has developed a series of informational videos for students, parents, educators and coaches. Please take a few moments to review this important information below:

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The EHT IT Department and Professional Development Committee have teamed up to bring an all-in-one Education Technology website for students, faculty, and families. Visit the website here:


  • USE OF GOOGLE CALENDAR to BOOK APPTS. w/ STAFF: Students can book one-on-one appointments with counselors, CST/YST members, or even their classroom teachers. Here is a brief tutorial on how to book appointments in Google Calendar with staff appointment slots:
  • GOOGLE CLASSROOM: VIDEO RESOURCE: Need help joining your Google Classroom? This video explains how to find your EHT School District Google Classroom codes and how to add or "join" an active Google Classroom:
  • GOOGLE MEET & GOOGLE CLASSROOM: For students looking to join their class for a live Google Meet session, this is a step by step of video of how to lactate and join the Meet from Google Classroom:
  • ACCESSING STUDENT EMAIL (GRADES 6-12): Egg Harbor Township School District now offers an internal email address for students in grades 6-12. This video will demonstrate how to access student email from the district website:
  • BASIC TROUBLESHOOTING TIPS FOR REMOTE LEARNING: This video offers some basic troubleshooting tips for those using a Chromebook or their own device in the virtual environment:
  • GOOGLE RESOURCES FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS: Google for Education has a resource for parents/guardians to learn and navigate the Google Tools. Take a look at this pdf and click on the embedded links for tutorials and more:
Need help joining your Google Classroom? This video explains how to find your EHT School District Google Classroom codes and how to add or "join" an active Google Classroom. #ehtpride #ehtstrong #ehtready


  • Do you need an EHT Parent Portal account?
  • Do you have access to log-in?
  • Not sure how to request a Parent Portal account?

Follow the easy steps outlined in this video. Check out this short video to learn how to request an account.

Create a Parent Portal Account
Locating Codes and Joining Google Classroom


Mr. Michael J. Pellegrino

Supervisor of Athletics and Activities

Telephone: (609) 653-1804 Fax: (609) 653-0335



We are now broadcasting live sports for all the home games/meets through the winter season. Click on the picture below to view the channel.

Check out the athletic schedule for EHTHS at:


EHT Boys Volleyball won the opening match of its inaugural season 25-14, 25-19 versus St. Augustine Prep on Monday. Senior captain Ivan Wang led the team with 16 assists while sophomore Alec Barnes stepped in and led the team with six kills. Junior Scott Hiltner had four kills and four aces with an outstanding hitting percentage of .500. Senior Mike Barnes also hit efficiently for the Eagles with a hitting percentage of .428. Junior Andy Auyeung served a perfect ten out of ten serves while leading the team with a strong average serve-receive rating of 2.333 out of 3. Junior Ron Sansom led the team in blocks while also contributing five kills in the match. Sophomore Alex Adair wore the alternate jersey as libero admirably with a serve-receive rating of 2.000 adding four digs. Next up: a strong Kingsway team on Friday. The boys cannot wait to have the Flock back in the stands.


Double Dual Meet vs Cedar Creek and Mainland

Tuesday 4/20/2021 at EHTHS

EHT 104

Mainland 35

EHT 103

Cedar Creek 32

Event Winners:

On the track...

Ahmad Brock: 100, 200, Triple Jump, 4x400m relay

Malachi Wesley: 400 hurdles and 110 hurdles

DJ Germann: 400, 4x400m relay

Aidan Winkler: 800, 4x400m relay

Nico Valdivieso: 1600

Ryan Taylor: 3200

Mike Mirville: 4x400m relay

At the throws...

Chris Griffin: Javelin and Discus

James Mahana: Shot Put

In the Jumps...

Isaiah Glenn: High Jump

Ahmad Fogg: Long Jump

The Eagles are 2-0 and very grateful to be competing in our first outdoor track and field meet since 2019. They head to Cherokee High School on Saturday for the Cherokee Pow Wow vs South Jersey teams.


Lake Lenape Sprints

Varsity Double -- first place

Varsity Four -- third place

Lightweight Four -- Second Place

Novice 8 -- Fourth Place

Novice 4 -- First place


​The young Eagles have taken flight and look to continue to soar though the season. On Monday, they flew west to Buena Vista Country Club for a tri-battle with the Braves from Buena and the Hermits from a prep school. The Eagles were able to split the spoils with a score of 210. Captain Katie Cabinian led the way with a 45, followed by Charlie Jones (51), Johnny Neveling (54) and Ashley Conant (60). On Tuesday, the Eagles took flight south to Cape National Golf Club and swooped in to attack the Tigers of Lower Cape, winning by a score of 197-202. Uncle Chuck Jones led the charge with a 46, followed by Katie Cabinian (48), Ashley Conant (49) and Johnny Neveling (54). This was super senior Ashley's first ever round breaking 50. The Eagles will spend the next five days sharpening their talons before some massive tests next week, with four matches in four days that will most likely determine their playoff fate.


Boys tennis defeated Buena on Tuesday, 5-0. Great matches played by #1 singles player Donovan Sullivan, #2 Josh Guimapang, and #3 Luis Geda.


Baseball’s Back!

Current Rankings from around NJ

Star Ledger/ #12

AC Press #6

Courier Post #6

SJ Coaches Association Poll #9

2021 Record 2-0 CAL United 1-0

4/19 EHT 10 LCMR 0

Jacob Dembin threw a gem on Monday, allowing zero runs on 1 hit and 8 strikeouts, besting Lower Cape by a score of 10-0, Frank Wright led the way on offense with two hits in three at bats.
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4/20 EHT 2 Vineland 1

Egg Harbor Township Eagles Take Victory Over Vineland In Pitcher's Duel. Frank Wright allowed just four hits, had 8 strikeouts, and allowed 1 earned run. David Appolonia, Justin Sweeney, and Jacob Dembin all had one hit, Appolonia and Dembin each had a RBI.

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Sat. 4/24 Shawnee Home 11 AM

Mon. 4/26 Hammonton Away 4 PM

Wed. 4/28 Atlantic CIty Home 4 PM

Fri. 4/30 Buena Home 4 PM

Sat. 5/1 Middle Twp Home 11 AM

Senior Day

Sun. 5/2 Brick Memorial Away 11 AM

Thank You Classic