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Gloucester City Weekend Basketball and Middle School

The Gloucester City Middle School Boys Grade 5/6 Team remained unbeaten when they top Haddon Twp 42-33 on Sunday. The win for the school was the second this weekend as they beat previously unbeated Barrington. Photo's Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Pictured Below GHS Middle William Rodgers Pictured below GHS Middle Guy Lynam Pictured GHS Middle Keegan Cohan Pictured below Middle School Vincent Kelly takes a Layup Pictured below Carmen Palmiero Girls 3/4 Read more →


GHS Lady Lions Action

Gloucester City, NJ (January 24, 2020)--Thursday evening, January 23, Pitman visited the Lions Den. The Lady Lions playing shorthanded due to injuries, could not overcome the strong Panther squad losing 37 - 19.The Lady Lions were led by Chloe Bennett 8 points and Maghan Ferry's 5 points. Related: Gloucester High School Gloucester Catholic https://darrowphotos.com Pictured below Ava Iepson Pictured Below Hannah Bryzsewski Pictured Lady Lions Pictured below Lions Meghan Ferry Read more →


Lions beat Clearview

The local Lions boys team battled until no time was left to beat visiting Clearview 59-58 on two foul shot by Rasheer Fleming. In a wild last two minutes, Freshman Liam Gorman tied the game at 41, before Clearview increased the lead to 49-41 with over one minute left. A mad comeback was now in the makings, missed fouls shots by Clearview allowed the Lions to battle back from an 8 point defecit. Down 58-57 with 9 sec remaining the Lions pushed the ball to... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: Do You Really Have To Go?

Slim Randles | CNBNews Columnist Teachers in rural schools are special. Unlike the great city amalgamated and homogenized institutes of lower learning, the rural schools tend not to have teachers who are putting in time until their heart stops. And it’s a mixed blessing, because rural schools sometimes have to hire someone whose only qualification is a pulse. But there are those rural teachers who go down in SLIM RANDLES legend for their creativity. Like John Lewis. After his first semester teaching at the high... Read more →


Lady Lions Dedicated 2019-2020 Season

The Gloucester City Lady Lions hosted visiting Clearview in a battle of ladies basketball. But for those in attendance the pre-game ceremonies is what many came to witness. The Lady Lions family exhibited the true Gloucester City Spirit as they displayed a banner dedicating the 2019 - 2020 season to Frank Keith. Frank Keith, father of Lions center Emily suddenly passed away 2 days before their season opener was a fixture seated in the Lions bleacher as dedicated supporter of GHS. Frank's daughter Emily never... Read more →


VACANCY - BROOKLAWN BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBER

Must be a citizen and resident of Brooklawn 1 year immediately preceding appointment Must be able to read and write Must be registered to vote in Brooklawn Must have no interest directly or indirectly in any contract with or claim against the Board Must not be disqualified from membership for the conviction of certain crimes. (Within 30 days of election or appointment to the board, a member must undergo a criminal history background investigation through the state Department of Education.) All interested parties please send... Read more →


Lady Lions Win Opener

Gloucester City, NJ (Dec. 20, 2019)—The Gloucester City LadyLions played a regulation game but needed overtime to defeat a stubborn Salem Rams 53 - 48. The Lady Lions struggled early but put together a strong 2nd half. The Lions had a brief meltdown that let the host Rams tie the game in the final minutes of regulation before sending into overtime. The Lady Lions defense clapped down in overtime on Salem but foulshooting determined the final outcome. Photo's courtesy of Bruce Darrow See more GHS... Read more →


Attention! Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club Members Captain's Day is January 8

PRESSLEY, WARE, KENNEDY, McNICHOLS, PETERSON AND WOODBURY TO BE FEATURED RICHARD STOCKTON’S SCOTT BITTNER TO BE GUEST SPEAKER The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that the first meeting of the season (Captain’s Day) will be Wednesday, January 8th at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill starting at 11:30 A.M. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and may be made by calling Jason Lewer, Treasurer (609-706-7069) or Jack Mongulla, President (856-461-8800), or emailing the Club at basketballclub@comcast.net. The Club will honor Tesean Pressley... Read more →


Dennis Barth Returns as Gloucester Catholic Baseball Coach

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Dec. 13, 2019)-- –Veteran baseball skipper Dennis Barth will return to Gloucester Catholic as head coach of a Rams’ program he helped to establish as one of the best in New Jersey over the past several decades. Barth left GCHS in 2012 to serve as head coach at Rutgers-Camden, where he guided the program to the only two NJAC conference championships in school history. Barth replaces Adam Tussey, who resigned as Rams coach after four successful seasons. “I’m excited to return as... Read more →


Holiday gifts teachers really want

Looking for a special teacher gift for the holidays? Take a tip from teachers themselves. by: GreatSchools Staff | December 5, 2012 Sure that “World’s Best Teacher” coffee mug is cute, but imagine how many of them an experienced teacher already has! Here, teachers share what gifts they’d really like, and it turns out that gifts from the heart are among the most appreciated. Teachers tell us what they want There is a perfect gift for every teacher, as comments from these teachers show: “I... Read more →


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The Most Dangerous Schools; 542 Cities to Receive Infrastructure Grants

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet BAD NEWS! A New Jersey State Department of Education report released in March 2019 list the names of the most dangerous schools in the 21 counties of the state. According to nj1015.com schools that made the most calls to police were Passaic High School with 109 calls, Kingsway Regional High School with 86 calls, and East Brunswick High School with 53 calls. Passaic High School, which has more than 3,100 students, had the most calls concerning violence and drugs... Read more →


The achievement gap: Is your school helping all students succeed?

Is your school equitably serving its students? Successful schools have found fair, effective ways to raise the performance of all. by: GreatSchools Staff | Many diverse schools experience an achievement gap, meaning that some groups of students achieve at a much higher level than other groups, especially on standardized tests. It is common to see persistent patterns of underachievement for lower-income, African American, and Hispanic students on standardized test scores. More and more, standardized tests are serving as gatekeepers to a child’s academic future. As... Read more →


Gloucester's Game Lions - Rams OT

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (Nov. 28, 2019)--The annual battle between our two neighborhood schools ended regulation tied a 6 - 6. After scoreless first quarter Gloucester Catholic High hit pay dirt first taking a 6 - 0 lead in 2nd but Gloucester High battled back to tie the game at 6 - 6 on a touchdown by Steven Burkhardt. Lions put on a late first half surge hoping to take a lead before entering the locker room, but QB Gavin Callahan's pass intented for Steven Burkhardt... Read more →


The Renewal of GLOUCESTER'S GAME (Rams v Lions)....plus Videos of previous Contests

The excerpt below is from the Renewal of Friendship booklet which was released in 1993 when the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Gloucester High and Gloucester Catholic was resumed. Related: Two and One-Half-Hours The football teams from the two schools will meet tomorrow (Thursday) at the John Lynch Field at Gloucester High School, Rt. 130 and Market Street. The Rams won last year's contest 30 to 14. Gloucester Catholic's junior running back Dashaun Harris finished that game with 222 yards on 23 carries and... Read more →


2006 Turkey Day Football: Gloucester City HS vs Gloucester Catholic HS

Originally Published November 2006 By LEA KOROS Special to ClearysNotebook GLOUCESTER CITY NJ —With the Lions / Rams game less then a week away the talk has begun. The “ELECTION” is over and the residents and alumni have started the annual rite only a local GHS or GCHS graduate can appreciate. This talk is for the locals not the wannabes, the talk is not held on the bus ride from Deptford or Washington Twp, but held at the Memorial A.A. church. I’ve heard the sermons... Read more →


GHS & GCHS Football Teams to Honor Veterans at Thanksgiving Football Game

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Nov. 15, 2019)-- Please spread the word to any veteran or active military who attended GCHS or Gloucester High. Last year was really special honoring these brave men and women and we hope to continue to grow the tradition. Gloucester Catholic alumnus can email their info to RMurphy@gchsrams.org Read more →


Juniors defeat Seniors in Powder Puff 8-6

On a chilly night under the Wednesday Night Lights the Junior Class of 2021 defeated the upper Senior Class of 2020, 8-6 in a fierce battle by the two classes. Senior Qb Chole Bennett handed sprinter Meghan Ferry the ball for a 22 yard touchdown giving the Seniors an early 6-0 lead after the failed point after attempt. Juniors would not be denied as the athletic combo of Crystal Johnson and Gracie Fenton ran behind the blocking of Emily Keith to take the lead. Johnson... Read more →


12 tips for raising truthful kids

Charity Ferreira Brace yourself for the cold, hard truth: all kids lie. They do it for many of the same reasons adults do: to avoid getting into trouble, to avoid hurting another person’s feelings, or to make themselves look better. The ability to tell a lie develops early — as young as 2½ for some kids — and it’s a normal and important stage of kids’ cognitive and social development. By age 4, all kids lie; by age 6, some estimates are that kids lie... Read more →


Rams Head Baseball Coach Announces Resignation; Cites Business Promotion for the Decision

UPDATED: Tussey posted the following statement regarding his resignation on his Twitter page; "This is one of the toughest decisions I have had to make, but today (Nov 15, 2019) I have officially stepped down as Head Coach of Gloucester Catholic. having the opportunity to run the top baseball program in the history of New Jersey baseball has been a true honor. I unfortunately am unable to dedicate the time needed to run the program at the level it deserves. To Mr. Murphy, Mr. Beckett... Read more →


GreatSchools.org Report on How Gloucester High School Students Do on College Entrance Exams

Here’s how Gloucester City Jr Sr High School students do on college entrance exams. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 15, 2019)--You know your child’s grades, but do you know if they’re prepared to succeed in college? Nearly ½ of all high school students get straight As. At the same time, many students get to college only to find they are not academically prepared. In this era of grade inflation, it’s important to look at more than just your child's grades. College entrance exams help you to... Read more →


NJ Advance Media Releases Provocative Article on Unknown NJ Lawsuit

Today, NJ Advance Media published columnist Steve Politi’s provocative story about an unknown New Jersey lawsuit that nearly changed amateur sports forever. John Suk was coaching a junior varsity baseball game for Bound Brook High School when he told a player to slide into third base. What happened next – a sickening “POP!” and a serious ankle fracture – set off a seven-year legal battle that culminated this spring with a surreal trial in Somerset County. All parties agreed: If Suk was found liable for... Read more →


2019 Gloucester City Lions Homecoming

GLOUCESTER CITY,NJ—Homecoming 2019 was not very nice to the host Lions. The evening was upbeat and friendly with an Alumni tailgate party, the introduction of the GHS ROTC Color Guard and the crowning of Homecoming Queen Vanessa Pino and her Princess. But visiting Middle Twp provided many unhappy moments, when they handed the Lions an 8-6 defeat. The Lions score came on a fumble recovery in the Panthers endzone. This week the Lions travel to Lower Cape May on Friday night Photo's courtesy of Bruce... Read more →


Murphy Encourgages High School Girls to Take Part in 2020 Girls Go CyberStart

TRENTON – Today, October 30, 2019, Governor Philip D. Murphy urged New Jersey’s high school girls to participate in the 2020 Girls Go CyberStart challenge, a skills-based competition designed to encourage high school girls to pursue cyber-based learning and career opportunities. This innovative program created by the SANS Institute inspires the next generation of cybersecurity professionals and recognizes talented youth in New Jersey through a series of online challenges and puzzles. Registration for Girls Go CyberStart opens on December 2, with online gaming commencing on... Read more →


The best way to study for tests, according to science

Research reveals some surprising things about the most effective ways to learn new information. by: GreatSchools Staff | October 26, 2019 ¿En español? Your child is working hard and spending lots of time studying. But if she’s not studying the right way, she’s not learning as much as she could be. “A lot of students, and even a lot of parents and teachers, don’t really make a distinction between working hard and working smart,” says learning expert Annie Murphy Paul. “A kid who puts in... Read more →


Gloucester City High School 2019 Homecoming

The Annual Homecoming at GHS was held last night on the John Lynch Field. This year it celebrated the Alumni, with a tailgate party provided by the Holy City Publick House and a tour of the facility which many had walked through. This year GHS presented its ROTC Color Guard before the start of the game. At Halftime of the game, the Homecoming Queen of 2019 Senior Vanessa Pino. Junior Princess - 2019 Gracie Fenton Sophmore Princess - 2019 Cellia Mendez Freshman Princess - 2019... Read more →


The 6th grade identity crisis

Leslie Crawford Consider it one of Mother Nature’s greatest tricks on Earth, or at least, on parents. One day, he was right here, your self-confident, smiling fifth grader, bursting with childish exuberance and curiosity. He’d show you rocks he found, ask you to watch a movie, and share secrets with you. Then, shockingly, almost overnight, your once-upon-a-time elementary schooler is replaced by a sixth grader who more often than not looks, acts, and sounds like another creature entirely. Thanks to a suite of internal and... Read more →


Margaret Tedesco of Gloucester City age 74; Employed by Gloucester City Schools

Surrounded by her loving family, on October 21, 2019. Age 74, of Gloucester City. (nee Costello). Daughter of the late Francis Costello and Margaret Lubin. Loving wife of 47 years to Joseph E. Tedesco. Predeceased by her first born, Ronald P. King. Beloved mother of Jennifer Smith, Alex Tedesco (Kristine) and Joseph Tedesco (Krissy). Loving sister of Michael Costello (Rosemary), Regina Barry (William) and Frank Costello (Arlene). Sister in law of Marie Cole and predeceased by Thomas Tedesco. She is survived by her grandchildren who... Read more →


Evenly Matched Lions & Warriors Fight it Out Friday Night; O-4 Rams Face 4-1 Wolverines

By Josh Lashley | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (October 17, 2019)--An intriguing match up is set to take place this Friday night, October 18 when the Gloucester City High School football program takes the field on the road against New Egypt. The Lions enter the game with an overall mark of 2-4, having been defeated by a powerful Buena squad last weekend. The Warriors stand at 1-4. “New Egypt is a lot like us- young and scrappy,’’ Gloucester City head coach Rob Bryan said.... Read more →


Helping Your Children Maintain a Love of Sports

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 17, 2019)--Nowadays, parents are encouraging their children to be passionate about sports before they have even mastered their ABCs. While some people might think that it is only overzealous Tiger Moms who are encouraging children to be more involved in sports, it has proven to be a growing trend amongst parenting forums. Aside from the obvious health benefits involved, studies have also shown that children can develop essential life skills from enjoying sports at an early age. If you’re a parent looking to inspire... Read more →


Teamwork was the Reason for Lions Win Over Wildwood; Rams Face Pleasantville Friday Night

By Josh Lashley | CNBNews Contributor (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(October 11, 2019)--The Gloucester City High School and Gloucester Catholic High School football programs will step onto the field as considerable underdogs on Friday night when they face off with Buena and Pleasantville, respectively. But, expect both team to put up valiant efforts in their bids for an upset. The Lions (2-3 overall record) enter their West Jersey Football League (WJFL) United Division game versus Buena at home on a high note, having defeated Wildwood, (55-0), last... Read more →


Tips for writing coursework effectively

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 7, 2019)--The student needs a lot of curriculum information to write the coursework correctly. So one can say that are writing coursework is a very personal process. There is usually no weekly or daily deadline by supervisors, classmates don't have regular discussions, no reading assignments, no one tells you what you yourself doing this, writing far longer than what you have written, and having to work without the net on the net can make this process very challenging. Writing coursework is a great... Read more →


Arrests of 6-year-olds shows the perils of putting police in primary schools

Research suggests putting police in schools (formally known as school resource officers, or SROs) can quickly escalate what would otherwise be a routine school disciplinary situation. by: F. Chris Curran | October 6, 2019 | Greatschools.org When states like Florida pass laws to put more police officers in schools, the idea is to keep kids safe. But as the arrest of two 6-year-olds in a Florida school in October has shown, sometimes one threat to the students is the officers themselves. Instead of being protected,... Read more →


Rams Play Collingswood Saturday ; Lions Face Wildwood Friday Night

FOOTBALL : By Josh Lashley | CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 3, 2019)--The Gloucester Catholic High School and Gloucester City High School football programs will look to put a notch into the win column when they take the field this weekend. Gloucester Catholic is scheduled to face Collingswood at home on Saturday. The Rams (0-3 overall record) were defeated by Middle Township last weekend. Collingswood (2-2) lost to Deptford on September 27. Gloucester City suffered a loss to Pleasantville last weekend to fall to... Read more →


Back-to-school night basics

Make the most of back-to-school night. It's a valuable opportunity to learn important information about your child's classroom experience. by: Marian Wilde | Greatschools.org Along with shopping for school supplies and adopting earlier bedtimes, back-to-school night is an important ritual marking the beginning of the new school year. On this night, your child’s teacher explains their goals for the class and for your child. They’ll share information about their teaching style and methodology, how they grade and the requirements for a good grade. You’ll find... Read more →