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REGISTRATION IS under way for new students and transfer students in grades pre-kindergarten through eighth grade at Deerfield Township School. Visit the school website.

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL for students in the Deerfield Township School District is Wednesday, Sept. 6.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL Night for families in the Deerfield Township School District is 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20,

UPPER DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP has been awarded a $195,551 grant from the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant, according to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. The funding will be used to rehabilitate approximately 12 low-income housing units.

UPPER DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant, according to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. The funding will be used to complete Americans with Disabilities Act improvements by removing architectural barriers at the Seabrook recreation complex, and install an emergency generator at the township senior center to support its role as a hot weather cooling center.

THE FOLLOWING IS the latest 225th anniversary schedule for Deerfield Township.
Sept. 3: Movie Night in the Park, TBD
Sept. 9: Yard sale day, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sept. 17: Music in the Park, 3-6 p.m. at LoBiondo Park
Sept. 18: Carmel Park Dedication, 4 p.m.
Sept. 30: Cruisin’ Car Show at Lobiondo Park
Oct. 15: Eagles/Jets football tailgate, 3:30 p.m.
Nov. 11: Veterans Day service, 4:45 p.m.
Nov. 16: Friendsgiving
Dec. 1: Tree lighting
Dec. 2: Breakfast with Santa

SEABROOK BUDDHIST TEMPLE Dharma School student and Life Scout, Brody Williams, has received approval from Boy Scouts of American and the SBT Board of Trustees to complete his Eagle Scout Project in the temple Meditation Garden. Williams plans to develop a dharma school trail inside the garden which will reflect the eight-fold path and will include meditation benches and landscaping in the style of the existing garden vegetation. To support his project, make a donation to the temple Venmo @Michelle-Williams-986.

THANKS TO RECENT discussions between the Deerfield Township Committee and The Authority, Deerfield’s in-person disposal hours at The Authority’s Solid Waste Facility have been restored to pre-Covid hours. Hours are: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday.

CUMBERLAND REGIONAL High School announced that it has been recognized as a 2022-23 Project Lead The Way Distinguished School. It is one of 262 high schools across the U.S, and one of six in New Jersey, to receive this honor for providing broad access to transformative learning experiences for students through PLTW’s computer science, engineering, and biomedical pathways.
To be eligible for the designation, Cumberland Regional High School had to meet the following criteria in the 2021-22 school year: 
•Had 25 percent of students or more participate in PLTW courses, or of those who participated in PLTW, at least 33 percent took two or more PLTW courses;  
•Offer and had students enrolled in at least three PLTW courses;  
•Have strategies in place that support reasonably proportional representation with regard to race, ethnicity, poverty, and/or gender.
 For more information about PLTW’s recognition program, visit pltw.org

CUMBERLAND REGIONAL High School will be receiving a $3,000 grant courtesy of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The funding may be used to purchase new technology, equipment, books, materials, or software to enhance literacy programs.

AN SAT BOOT CAMP will be held for current juniors at Cumberland Regional High School. The two-week program will be hosted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 14-17 and 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 21-24. Complete an online registration form at www.crhsd.org/satbootcamp Transportation and food are not provided. Application does not guarantee participation. Space is limited.
Applications will be reviewed, and students selected will be notified accordingly. Students MUST BE registered for the Saturday, Aug. 26 SAT administration that will be held at CRHS.

COLLEGE APPLICATION BOOTCAMP will be held hosted noon-2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 14 through Thursday, Aug. 17 at Cumberland Regional High School. Registration deadline is Saturday, July 29. Visit www.crhsd.org/collegeapp Topics will be adjusted based on group needs and may include: major selection, college search, college esssay, and the common application.

COMMUNITY MENTAL Health Day will be hosted 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30 at Cumberland Regional High School. Day will feature games, prizes, vendors and resources. Visit the school website for more information.

CLASSIC CRUISIN’ Car Show will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 at LoBiondo Park, 678 Morton Ave., Deerfield Township. Pre-registration is $10 by Saturday, July 15. Mail checks to Deerfield Township, P.O. Box 350, Rosenhayn, NJ 08352. Day of the show on-site registration is $15 and cash only. Registration forms are available at the township website.

CUMBERLAND REGIONAL High School was recognized as a 2022-23 Project Lead The Way Distinguished School. It is one of 262 high schools across the U.S, and one of six in New Jersey, to receive this honor for providing broad access to transformative learning experiences for students through PLTW’s computer science, engineering, and biomedical pathways. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that serves millions of PreK-12 students and teachers in more than 12,200 schools across the U.S.

AN ALUMNI DIRECTORY is being created at Cumberland Regional High School. Students who graduated from 1978 through 2022 are encouraged to participate. Visit the school’s Facebook page and scan the QR code for more information.

THE DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP-Wide yard sale will be held this year from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 10.

THE YEAR 2023 marks Deerfield Township’s 225th anniversary. The township was one of NJ’s first 104 initial townships. To celebrate the milestone, the township is seeking old postcards, photos of local families, businesses, farms, military service members, or anything related to the township. The township would like to scan the materials. It will not keep them. For more information contact the administrator Dawn Marie Bascelli at [email protected]