550 Barnegat Blvd. North | Barnegat, NJ 08005

Phone: (609) 660-7510 | Fax: (609) 698-5708



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Substitute Teachers Needed

Please inquire within the main office, district website or the Board of Education building for information. Thank you!

JTDS Family,

Well November went by in the blink of an eye and the holidays are fast approaching. I can’t believe that we have already completed the first marking period! I would like to thank all of our parents/guardians for their participation in our American Education Week classroom visitations and our parent/teacher conferences. It is wonderful to see so many family members taking such an active role in their children’s education.  It is your support and participation that helps strengthen your child’s commitment towards education. That commitment was evident with the results of our monthly Attendance Olympics initiative. Overall, 92% of our students attended school for the month of November!

 As for December, we have a lot going on in a short amount of time.

12/1 – Early Dismissal, parent/teacher conferences

12/2 – Early Dismissal

12/6 – School Store

12/7 – PTA meeting, Chorus Concert 2:30

12/8 & 12/9 – PTA Holiday Shop

12/14 – PTA Santa Night 6:30

12/20 – PTA Pretzel sale

12/22 – SRHS Holiday Show for grade 1

12/23 – Early Dismissal at 12:50

12/26 – 1/1 – School Closed for Winter Break

Believe it or not that brings us to our winter break! I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Years! As always, thank you for all of your support. 


Josh Toddings, Principal 


Congratulations to Mrs. Scali/Appice/Walaszek's class for winning the Attendance Olympic Torch for the month of November with a 98% attendance rate! 

Head Lice Fact Sheet 

Buddy Bench Dedication Ceremony 
Buddy Bench
Buddy Bench Dedication

K-5 Summer Reading Challenge




 PARCC Assessment Information:
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turtle talk   

Episode 1 Introduction    

Episode 2 Grandparents Day     

Episode 3 Book Fair    

Episode 4 Pumpkin Patch   

Episode 5 Spaghetti Dinner
Episode 6 Chicken Soup and Rice