Egg Harbor Township High School

Week of June 12, 2022



This past weekend, 15 members of our Boys Track team went to the State Championships. While none were state champions, there were several who placed second or third in their events. The boys had a great season and we are very proud of them.

On Friday, June 10, our Physics classes completed their engineering/stem project. These students spent the month designing and building to scale a boat that would float them. Their only materials were cardboard and duct tape. They had a fantastic day racing their boats in our pool. What a great way to complete a project!

The high school is grateful to the Education Foundation for bestowing awards of $2000.00 each to several students who applied for scholarships. A committee met and reviewed all applications. As a result, seven students were given scholarships. Those students, along with a parent, were invited to a dinner at Josie Kelly’s in Somers Point to accept their scholarship. Thank you to the Education Foundation for all their support of our students.

On Tuesday, June 14, the second of three Strategic Planning meetings were held at the High School. Dr Gruccio, our Superintendent, reviewed ideas from the previous meeting and the groups broke out again to narrow down our ideas to form goals that are attainable in the next 3-5 years. Dr. Gruccio will present the final plan to the BOE for approval.

On Wednesday, June 15, the Multicultural cCub had a wonderful fun day to end the year right here on campus.. Students had cultural food and dressed in clothing representing their heritage.

On June 16, the AP Art History classes had their field trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This was a great opportunity for the students to view many kinds of historical art concepts.

Also on June 16, our students who participated in the PACE Program, had an end of the year celebration as they completed their internships. What a great way to acknowledge their accomplishments.

There were over 200 seniors who were celebrated on Thursday, June 16, with a pizza lunch for completing four years of high school with no discipline infractions. We have 567 seniors that will graduate. This is a great accomplishment to have always done the right thing, being kind and respectful of the school and the code of conduct! I have always said, “We have great kids!” #EHTPRIDE

Speaking of doing the right thing, there is one week of school left! Next Wednesday thru Friday (June 22-24) will be abbreviated schedules for all students. Our seniors will be involved in Senior Week. I ask that parents have conversations with the underclassman as there is talk of pranks and vandalisms. I can assure you that the handbook is specific to our code of conduct. Anyone participating in such acts will be disciplined and suspended at the start of the school year in September. For some reason the talk is, what can they do on the last day if so many are involved? I can also assure you that we have cameras inside, outside and on the buses. We will view everything and call in July if we have to, to make sure the child has due process followed by the appropriate discipline. If severe enough such as vandalism and stealing, charges may be filed. We made it through the Tik Tok challenges so I ask for your assistance here as well. Please advise your child to continue the great behavior they have been displaying and avoid being a part of the crowd should a disturbance happen.

Until next week, have a wonderful weekend! Stay safe, be well, continue to dream of the possibilities ahead of us, be happy and smile at someone!

Ms. Connor

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Project Graduation

Ticket Sales Information to Share with your Seniors!

Sales are during lunch periods right in front of the cafeteria entrance!

Forms must be completed, which are available on our site:


Thursday: 6/16 - buy your ticket the first day and Senior will be entered into a special raffle drawing

Friday: 6/17

Monday: 6/20

Tuesday: 6/21 - LAST DAY and Tickets go up to $20 per Senior and $20 per Guest!

COST: $10 per Senior and $10 for ONE guest per Senior ( the guest MUST be a High School Student)! PLEASE NOTE - $20 per ticket, IF you wait to the LAST Day!


NO tickets sold at door

Tickets WILL NOT be available after June 21st! NO EXCEPTIONS

Free Food and Soda/Water!

Free Water Ice, Desserts and Cotton Candy!

DJ and Photo Stations !

So Many MORE FUN Activities !

Pool will be open !


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June 22, 23, 24 - Half Days for Students

June 24 - Graduation 5:10PM Eagle Stadium

June 27 - Last day for Staff


Ed Foundation Scholarship Recipients

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Medical Science Academy (MSA)

Medical Science Academy senior 2nd semester Clinical Research and Observation students were proposing their Medical Private Practices - assigned as their final group project!
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Aspiring Show Percussionists

Aspiring show-percussionists Marco Barrella and Chris Del La Rosa (EHTHS ‘25) began their week on Broadway with an awesome masterclass given by Beetlejuice Drummer, Joshua Samuels at New York University!!
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After playing drums in the orchestra for the Tony Awards last evening, James Saporito followed that up by spending time working with our aspiring show- drummers Chris De La Rosa and Marco Barrella (EHTHS ‘25)!
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Aspiring show-drummers Marco Barrella and Chris De La Rosa (EHTHS ‘25) had a masterclass with Elena Bonomo & Mariana Ramirez and then got to see and hear them on Broadway in Six!
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Our aspiring show percussionists took part in a masterclass at NYU centered on the music from the recent revival of Funny Girl! Here are Marco Barrella and Chris De La Rosa, EHTHS ‘25 with Funny Girl drummer and American Symphony Orchestra percussionist, Kory Grossman!
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Symphony Orchestra and aChoired Harmony A Cappella

Our Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Ms. Jenna DiSalvio and a cappella group aChoired Harmony, led by Mr. Richard T. Tinsley II went on a mini concert tour today and performed for Alder and Fernwood Middle Schools. The music was performed very well and enjoyed by students and faculty alike!
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Marchine Madness Winners

Congratulations to the Marchine Madness from Mr. Martirone’s World Cultures Class. Students were assigned an invention from the industrial revolution and argued on behalf of it in a five round competition. The winners are: Adrianna Geraci (Braille), Tasnim Afrose (Smart Phones), Thomas Easterday (Fossil Fuels) and Bella Shields who argued on behalf the television. Well argued, young scholars!
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Good Student Behavior Luncheon

On Wednesday, June 15 at 1:45 p.m., Seniors who accumulated no behaviors or warnings for all four years of high school were invited to a social gathering in the lawn area in front of the nurse's entrance were they were given a pizza lunch. Great job, Seniors!!
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Principal's Awards for World Language

Principal's Awards Social Studies

PACE Manufacturing and Wastewater Program Completion Ceremony

Pre-apprenticeship in Manufacturing and Wastewater Management students were awarded with certificates of completion and a celebration luncheon on June 16, 2022. In the inaugural year of the program, the students completed an online technical curriculum, ToolingU, and received job training experiences in welding and CNC. Throughout the inaugural year of the program the students have been offered the opportunity to visit many manufacturing worksites to learn more about the field and the different job roles within manufacturing. Many of the 29 students in the two programs will continue on to registered apprenticeships during the summer of 2022 with some committed to take aptitude tests in the fall to be placed on local union waiting lists. Congratulations to these awesome seniors and best of luck as they continue the journey of careers, college, or the service.

2021-2022 Updated School District Calendar


Multicultural Club Celebration

On Wednesday, Mr. Bell and the Multicultural Club held their first annual Multicultural Club Day. The students had the opportunity to highlight their cultures via their clothing, a Google slide show describing a little about their respective cultures, and cultural foods were prepared. Here is a small list of the cultures represented: Bangladesh, Colombia, El Salvador, Egypt, Nigeria, Dominican Republic, Poland, Turkey, Mexico, Vietnam, Germany, Puerto Rico, Peru, Chile, China, Pakistan, India, Jordan, Albania, and more.

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Egg Harbor Township School District Media Specialists Monthly Update - June 2022


Student Assistance Program and Resources

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The High School has adopted a new bullying-prevention program for this school year!

#DAY1--a staff and student-led philosophy that will serve to foster a building-wide atmosphere of kindness and inclusion.

This program was started a few years ago in Bergen County by the Tyler Clementi Foundation and has gained momentum throughout the state and country for use in schools, community groups, workplaces, and sports teams. We even have 3 of our own students who were selected by the foundation as leaders for this initiative!

The premise is simple: the adults in the building make a “declaration statement” about behavior that is expected, as well as behavior that is unacceptable, and we all pledge to conduct ourselves accordingly. This includes seeking help when we witness unacceptable behavior occurring.

This notion is called being an #Upstander.

#Day 1 Staff Declaration 2021

Has your student taken their #Upstander Pledge yet?!?

Have them sign into their school account and click here! 😊


If you'd like more information on #Day1, please go to:

NJ Hope & Healing Events

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Meet Your Student Assistance Counselors

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Grades 9 & 10: Mrs. Barnes--click below!

Grades 11 & 12: Ms. DiMattia--click below!

Looking for Community or Online Resources?? Click below!

Is your child an athlete?

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 click below and take a few moments to review this important information:



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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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. Kevin Rutledge

Supervisor of Athletics and Activities

Telephone: (609) 653-0100 ext 1662


NJSIAA New Jersey Group 4 States

Friday June 10th and Saturday June 11th, 2022

at Franklin High School in Somerset, NJ

The team finished in 3rd Place with 35.5 points

The team finished as the 2nd team in the South Jersey Track Coaches Association All South Jersey Poll

James Mahana - 2nd place in the Shot Put

Ahmad Fogg - 2nd place in the Long Jump

Aaron Bullock - 2nd place in the Triple Jump

Malachi Wesley - 3rd place in the 110 hurdles

DJ Germann - 4th place in the 200

Isaiah Glenn - 5th place in the High Jump

Next Up: All of the above student-athletes will travel back to Franklin HS on Saturday, June 18th for the New Jersey Meet of Champions

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Registration is OPEN for high school fall sports. Click on the link below to register through Family ID:
Everything you need (and more) regarding EHT Athletics may be found at - Schedules, Contact Information, Forms, etc.

  • All registrations for EHT Athletic programs must be completed online through the Family ID Program.

  • Physical Exams
    • All Exams must be submitted digitally though your online registration.
    • No hard copies, emails or faxes will be accepted.
    • Re-Cert packets and COVID Forms are now part of the registration question/process. No hard copies needed.
    • For Help on uploading your exam – Click here

  • Registration Dates
    • Please review the appropriate registration dates for your interested season found on the registration page.
    • You do not need a physical to register, but must have an exam uploaded seven days prior to your first tryout.