2011-12 Points of Pride
Supervisor of Social Studies Steve Gregor and Elementary Supervisor Christine Gehringer were elected to the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Council for the Social Studies (NJCSS). Representing the southern region, Gregor and Gehringer both will serve on the Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Policies committee, serving two- and one-year terms, respectively.
Washington Township High School technology education teacher Dale Biebel was honored by the New Jersey Technology and Engineering Educators Association as one of five “Innovative Technology Education” award winners state-wide. Biebel received his award for a design project he has his students complete where they must create a DVD package for a movie in which they star.
The Washington Township High School Minutemen baseball program was the recipient of the New Jersey Baseball Umpires Association’s 2012 South Jersey Sportsmanship Award.
Washington Township Public Schools Visual and Performing Arts Supervisor Bob Frampton and Washington Township High School Music Teacher Jim Beyer received the New Jersey Music Educators Association Distinguished Service Award, recognizing educators who have honored themselves with faithful service to music education in New Jersey
Washington Township High School unveiled the District’s first-ever online course. “Financial Literacy in the 21st Century,” a state-mandated course, will be available to juniors and seniors beginning in the summer of 2012 so as not to conflict with students’ desire or need to take other elective, honors, advanced and/or AP courses of studies during their last two years of high school.
Washington Township High School Athletic Director Kevin Murphy was named 2011-12 Olympic Conference Athletic Director of the Year.