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April 2011 Issue
Spring Into Action
Meet South Jersey’s teams to watch in our annual spring sports review.
Jeff Holman once had a second-place boys’ tennis team in the Colonial Conference. That was in 1978, the year he became the head boys’ coach at Haddonfield Memorial High...
 
Creating Masterpieces
We put a call out for student artwork, and we received dozens of spectacular submissions. From kindergarten students to advanced high school artists, there's plenty of talent in South Jersey.
 
Mixed Messages
Racy text messages, increasingly popular among local teens, can have unintended consequences.
 
Star Athletes: April, 2011
DJ Carruthers (pictured), a senior honor roll student at Shawnee High School, was invited to the Top 205 Lacrosse Camp, which brings the top lacrosse players in the nation together to compete. Carruthers also earned a spot on the Adidas National All-American...
Star Students: April, 2011
Shawnee senior Kendyl Cocco, (left), and juniors Annie King, (center), and Laura Penalver participated in the South Jersey National Organization for Women (NOW) Alice Paul essay contest. Out of the 97 entries in the contest, Penalver placed first and...
Star Teachers : April, 2011
To conclude Pi week at Chestnut Ridge Middle School, eighth-grade teachers on Team Shining Stars urged students to donate 200 canned goods, in exchange for the chance to give a teacher a pie in the face. Mike Ranger’s (pictured) and Kathy Burke’s classes...
Star Citizens: April, 2011
Moorestown High School sophomores Zajac, (left), and Kaye, along with junior Wu are bringing attention to the issue of global warming by spearheading the project “Lights Out in Moorestown.” The students are asking residents to turn off their lights...
Star Teams: April, 2011
The Marlton recreation council’s sixth-grade Chiefs “A” basketball team (pictured) went 19-0 this season, beating the Delran Bears in the South Jersey boys’ sixth-grade league championship.
Star Coaches: April, 2011
Under the direction of Haddonfield Memorial High School boys’ track coach Nick Baker (pictured), who has been coaching winter track since 1979, the team of Matt Nussbaum, Eric Lacy, Ben Potts and Tim Malloy competed at the New Balance Indoor Nationals...
Web Exclusives: April, 2011
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BounceU
Kids love any opportunity to bounce sky high at BounceU, but summer camp takes imaginations to new heights! Create and Bounce is a camp for children ages 6 to 11 that combines exciting art projects with structured physical activity.
 
Mary Farren, DMD
A native South Jerseyan, Mary Farren, DMD, felt there was no better place to open her own family and cosmetic dentistry practice than Cherry Hill.
 
Great Times Day Camp
Families love Great Times Day Camp because it is the perfect mix of safe fun for kids and convenience and flexibility for their families.
 
Hitch RV
In the hustle and bustle of today’s hectic world, it turns out that spending quality time with one’s family is a value that has not gone out of style.
Home Trimwork
If you are looking to add some warmth and personality to a new or existing home, trimwork is your answer.
Huntington Learning Center
Huntington Learning Center empowers children, providing a lasting education and, more importantly, the confidence to succeed today and in the future.
Liberty Lake Day Camp
How many of you reading this were literally forced out of your house as children to play for two or three hours at a time to do whatever?
The Malvern School
Parents seeking out the ideal school environment for their children must consider many factors: the quality of the facilities, the credentials of the educators, and the philosophy behind the program.
Faces and Places: April, 2011
John Adler (pictured), former U.S. congressman and longtime New Jersey senator, died on April 4. He was 51. Adler devoted his life to serving his South Jersey constituency
People Are Talking…
How Do I …Get my child motivated to do homework? Ed Douglas, Health and Physical Education teacher at Beck Middle School in Cherry Hill says, “A technique to motivate students to do their homework is to relate the work to their lives and family.