On Feb. 19 when more than 30 students across multiple science classes at Delran High School competed in the school science fair.
The Feb. 18 meeting of the Delran Board of Education started with an update by Delran Township Public Schools Superintendent Patricia Camp on the progress of the Delran District Goals action plan.
The main topic of discussion at the Feb. 18 meeting of the Evesham Township Council concerned health-care benefits, and that discussion elicited a passionate response from several of those in attendance.
Residents of Voorhees are encouraged to participate in a weekend of hoops and fun for all ages at the Katz JCC’s 9th Annual Eric and Andy Sussman Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. Funds raised throughout the weekend will be dedicated to various charities, in memory of late JCC members, brothers and basketball lovers Eric and Andy Sussman, both of whom loved playing ball at the JCC.
The Hidden Treasures of Korea event will feature a demonstration of a traditional Korean meal at the Voorhees Library on Saturday, March 1 at 1 p.m. Adults are invited to watch two documentary films about Korean culture, and the country’s industrial achievements since the Korean War in the 1950’s. A reenactment of a traditional Korean wedding ceremony, followed by a traditional Korean meal, are planned for the program.
Cinnaminson may not quite be in Oklahoma, but Oklahoma will be in Cinnaminson starting on Feb. 28 when the Cinnaminson Middle School Drama Club debuts its spring musical “G2K Oklahoma!”
Though it was only the first of many budget talks, budgeting was the highlighted topic at the Haddonfield Board of Education meeting on Feb. 27.
“We’ve developed a budget with the input of many different administrators,” Superintendent Richard Perry said.
Since state aid has remained consistently flat over the last few years, the board is anticipating the same will occur this coming year. Perry suggested that by budgeting to the state maximum of a 2 percent cap, money that is given to Haddonfield schools by the state, if any, will be immediately invested into supplies that were previously cut.
The Rotary Youth Exchange Program is seeking host families in Haddonfield to sponsor a foreign exchange student during the 2014-2015 academic school year. These students, who wish to experience a greater understanding of our culture and language, will attend classes at Haddonfield Memorial High School. Hosting an exchange student from another country is a challenge and an opportunity. Involvement with an exchange student challenges a host family to become familiar with another culture, while providing the opportunity to share a student’s hopes and ambitions.
On Saturday, March 1, the Evergreens Continuing Care Retirement Community will host the annual Hometown Heroes Breakfast from 8 to 9:30 a.m. This special event is held every year to honor and recognize the Moorestown police, fire, and emergency service personnel and to acknowledge them for their dedicated service to The Evergreens and the community.
Burlington County sheriff Jean Stanfield has announced that the Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a “Strong U” Women’s Self-Defense Workshop on Wednesday, March 5. The program will be held at the Burlington County Human Services Building, 795 Woodlane Road, in Westampton from 7 to 8:30 p.m.