Egg Harbor Township High School

Week of March 28, 2021

A Message From Our Principal


It’s hard to believe that we are upon our spring break! It has been great to see our students in person these past few weeks. Please keep in mind if you travel outside the state to a destination that is not Delaware, New York, Connecticut, or Pennsylvania you will have to follow the state recommendations for travel advisory. Please let our attendance secretary know if you must quarantine so we can allow your child to participate virtually during the quarantine time and not be marked absent.

School will be closed from Friday, April 2nd until Sunday, April 11th. We will resume teaching and learning on Monday April 12th, continuing with the 4-1 model which is Monday, April 12th fully virtual and return to the four day in person schedule on Tuesday, April 13th. If you have a child who is virtual and would like to return to in person education, please contact me so we can plan for the return of your child at the start of the 4th marking period. This will be the last time a fully virtual student can pivot to in person. We are beginning preparations to go five days in person soon. Keep looking for that date.

I would like to also inform our community that we continue to have great things happen in the High School. Our own Mr. Jim House (Science Teacher) has just been awarded the Atlantic County Teacher of the year! It’s exciting because now he will be in the mix to move closer to being the New Jersey State Teacher of the Year. We are so proud of this accomplishment and wish him luck as he continues on.

The Multicultural Club under the direction of Mr. Bell has been working on the virtual EHT Idol! We finished the first week where Freshman Jordan Miller had the most votes and will move on. The next round will begin soon. I can’t wait to see our talented young people compete! The school musical this year, “Les Miserables”, will open during the break from April 6th-9th. Seats are limited but it can be seen live and a video will be made available to view in the next few weeks. The prom committee will be releasing prom packets when we return from break, With the senior survey it was voted that the prom remain at the original venue, Harrah’s.

Have a restful week off. Hope we can all reenergize and return excited to learn and complete the school year! Stay safe, be well, continue to dream of the possibilities ahead of us, be happy and smile at someone!

Ms. Connor

Congratulations Mr. House on Winning Atlantic County Teacher of the Year!

Congrats to one of EHT's finest, Mr. Jim House. Our EHTHS Biology & Environmental Science Teacher (and EHTHS alum) has been selected as Atlantic County Teacher of the Year for 2021.
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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: Winniffer Peguero-Paulino


Kindness, helpfulness, compassion and initiative are the characteristics that Winny

exemplifies as she helps with care and understanding when she helps translate classroom instruction to a student with very little English. Winny does this appropriately and with initiative. I am very lucky to have the opportunity to teach such an amazing young woman.

STUDENT: Meihan Chen and Karyn Petroski


Meihan Chen and Karyn Petroski showed initiative, thinking out of the box, and compassion when they helped a senior. During the After School Immigrant Program, these 2 young ladies helped a senior figure out an inventive way of attacking a technical issue the senior was having. Now this solution is being utilized by many students and their teacher.

Eagle Greenery Holds 2021 Spring Flower Contest

The Eagle Greenery's virtual and hybrid students collaborated on the 2021 Spring Flower Contest. The students used their creations from the 2019-2020 school year, since last years contest was cancelled due to the pandemic. \

All who participated were positive and upbeat! Thank you to the high school faculty, staff and students who purchased tickets and congratulations to all the happy flower winners!

As always, thank you for your continued support of the Greenery and its students!

EHTHS Indoor Colorguard Performs "Rain on Me"

The EHTHS Indoor Colorguard performed their 2021 show- Rain on Me to an enthusiastic audience at their parent-community preview. Thanks to our directors/designers Mr.

Jonathan Jay Jay Aponte and Ms. Sydney Kleintz for their hard work and dedication to the program!

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EHTHS Multicultural Club Presents EHT Idol 2021

The 2021 reboot of Les Miserables is underway!

We will be broadcasting our show with a live stream. More info is to come!

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Les Misérables is finally coming to the EHTHS stage! Our EHTHS Musical Cast and Crew are so excited to bring this production to you.

Our live show dates are April 6, 7, 8, and 9 at 6PM. The EHTHS auditorium will be at 25% capacity. Face coverings are required at all times in the building and throughout the performance.

All tickets are $10. They can be reserved by e-mailing Jason Kristeller at Payments can be made by cash or by check written out to EHTHS Musical. **No tickets will be sold at the door without prior reservations.**

On each night, the show will be getting filmed for an upcoming stream. Info on the stream will be released in the coming weeks. Effectively, this will be a truly unique viewing experience for our audiences.

Our Cast and Crew list is attached.

One Day More!​

EHTHS Presents Les Misérables
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Our actors and musicians were hard at work and having fun Saturday morning, rehearsing for their upcoming production of Les Miserable!!! Thanks to their awesome production staff, Mr. Guenther, Mr. Kristeller, Mrs. Portnoy, Mr.

Fong, Mr. Tinsley, Mrs. Volpe, Mr. Bates, and Mr. McCafferty!

The show runs April 5,6,7,8 9.

Limited tickets are available Streaming available in mid-April, stay tuned here for info.

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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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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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New Jersey Hope and Healing March 2021 Calendar
>Free virtual groups with clickable links<
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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: