Thursday, May 9, 2013
Faculty and students have returned to the building.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, May 9
Students and faculty at Absegami High School are returning to the building following an early morning evacuation due to a chemical spill, according to The Press of Atlantic City. The spill of an unidentified material took place on the second floor of the school around 9 a.m. Students and faculty were allowed to return to the building just before noon. Up to six people were taken to the hospital with symptoms.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Students, parents, coaches, boosters are all welcome on Galloway Patch.
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Friday, April 12, 2013
This is according to the new School Performance Reports.
Absegami High School is about average when compared to the rest of the schools in the State of New Jersey and performs very high when compared to the other 30 schools in its peer group, according to the School Performance Report released this week by Gov. Chris Christie’s office. The report issued this week replaces the outdated school report cards, the Christie Administration said. Reports now include data on college and career readiness, and place schools into peer groups. Absegami is about average among schools in the state and above average in its peer group in this area, as well. Absegami outperforms 84 percent of the schools in its peer group and 52 percent of schools in the state in academic achievement. In college and career …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The season begins April 2, when the Braves host St. Joseph's.
The high school softball season begins in two weeks and preparation is underway. Absegami's scrimmage was canceled Tuesday afternoon, March 18, so the team went out to the practice fields. Coach Patrick Esemplare took time out to discuss the upcoming season and some of the key returning players, as well as players to watch. The season begins April 2, when Absegami plays host to St. Joseph's Prep, Hammonton.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Absegami High School graduates and twins Jenny Carpenter and Katie Carpenter were among those on the team earning academic honors this season.
Absegami High School graduates and twins Jenny Carpenter and Katie Carpenter were among 15 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey field hockey players who earned academic honors this season, helping the team rank fourth in the nation in academics, the college announced this week. The team qualified for a Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association and tied for fourth in the nation with a team grade point average of 3.54, according to college officials. In 2009, the Ospreys ranked second academically in NCAA Division III, according to college officials. The players who qualified did so by achieving a grade point average (GPA) of 3.30 or higher. The Carpenters were among…
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Jack Willette and Yanni Patsaros each lost to the eventual third-place wrestler in their brackets
Each of Absegami High School's remaining two wrestlers saw their seasons come to an end at the hands of the eventual third-place winners in their respective brackets at the Region 8 tournament Saturday, March 2, at Egg Harbor Township High School. Senior Jack Willette, the District 32 champion at 145 pounds, dropped his first wrestleback match to Woodstown senior Patrick McCurdy, 4-3. It was a rare set of circumstances that saw the No. 2 and No. 3 seeds meet in the wrestleback bracket after being upset in their respective quarterfinal matches. McCurdy went on to defeat Highland's Joe Rodano, 7-4, and Paulsboro's Zach Richard, 5-0, to clinch third place. He will join Clearview's John Vanbrill, who improved his overall record to 40-0 with …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Jack Willette and Yanni Pastaros still have a shot at reaching the state tournaments.
Saturday, March 2
Absegami High School wrestlers Jack Willette and Yanni Pastaros each lost their quarterfinal matches at the Region 8 tournament Friday night, March 1, at Egg Harbor Township, but both still have opportunities to reach next weekend's state tournaments. Willette, a senior and the No. 3 seed, was pinned in the quarterfinals of the 145-pound bracket by Adrian Feliciano, the No. 6 seed from Pennsville, according to trackwrestling.com. Feliciano recorded the fall at the one minute, 44 second mark, and will face 10th-seeded Zach Richard, who scored an upset pin over No. 2 Patrick McCurdy. Willette and McCurdy, a senior from Woodstown, will face off in the first round of wrestlebacks on Saturday. The winner of that match must win two more matches …
Friday, March 1, 2013
The Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District's state aid is up almost $500,000.
The Galloway Township School District will receive over $300,000 in additional state aid compared to last year, according to figures released by Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 28. The school district is slated to receive $23,572,868 in total state aid for the 2013-14 fiscal budget, up from $23,271,052 last year. The total difference is $301,816. Meanwhile the Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District, which includes Absegami High School, has been slated to receive $31,160,000, up from $30,670,338 last year. The total difference is $489,662. Both districts are in the process of preparing their budgets for the upcoming fiscal year. “This is $300,000 more than the aid we received for the current year,” Galloway …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Patsaros pinned his opponent in 34 seconds to advance to Friday night's quarterfinals.
Thursday, February 28
Absegami High School freshman Yanni Patsaros will join his teammate in the quarterfinal round of the Region 8 wrestling tournament at Egg Harbor Township following his win in the opening round Wednesday night, Feb. 27. Patsaros, the No. 5 seed in the 113 pound weight class, advanced with an opening round pinfall victory over Williamstown freshman Jonathan Figueroa, according to wrestlingtrack.com. Patsaros scored the win in 34 seconds to improve to 23-13. Figueroa, the 12th seed, completed the season 16-23. Up next for Patsaros is No. 4 seed Luis Rivera, of Buena. Rivera (22-10) received a first-round bye. Others advancing in Patsaros’ bracket included: * No. 8 Zach Hicks (27-9, Lower Cape May), who defeated Dustin Zuzulock (19-15, West …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Yanni Patsaros is seeded fifth at 113, and Roman Rudisill is the No. 11 seed at heavyweight.
Absegami High School's Jack Willette, the District 32 champion at 145 pounds, is the No. 2 seed in the Region 8 tournament, and is set to face a wrestler from Pennsville or Paulsboro in the quarterfinal round Friday night, March 1. The regional tournament begins at Egg Harbor Township Wednesday night, Feb. 27, at Egg Harbor Township. The quarterfinals take place Friday night, and the semifinals, finals and wrestleback rounds take place Saturday, March 2. Willette (24-7) will face either No. 7 Adrian Feliciano (26-5), of Pennsville, or No. 10 Zach Richard (9-5), of Paulsboro. The No. 1 seed in the weight class is undefeaded Clearview junior John Vanbrill, according to brackets posted on trackwrestling.com. Absegami freshman Yanni Patsaros (…