Thursday, May 28, 2015

Five Pieces of Advice From N.J. Graduation Speakers

As we approach graduation, it is a great time to reflect on what we all have learned over the course of our own unique educational journey.  Over the past month, hundreds of colleges and universities throughout New Jersey have held their commencement ceremonies with some impressive speakers.  Here is a great article recently published on that includes pieces of advice from several very successful graduation speakers:

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Cumberland County Police Youth Week Accepting Enrollment to Camp

There is a limited amount of openings left for the Cumberland County Police Youth Week, where teenagers have a chance to see what being a police officer is like.

The camp is held at Holly Heights School in Millville from Aug. 17 to Aug. 22.  Enrollment is for teenagers between 14 and 18 years old and is free — although there is a limited amount of space.

The Cumberland County Police Youth Week is done by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department, the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office, the Millville Police Department, the Bridgeton Police Department and the Vineland Police Department.

The week-long program includes physical fitness, drill ceremonies, and police functions like range instruction.  Meeting dates for the program are scheduled for July 20 and Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. at Holly Heights School.

For more information, contact Bridgeton Police Department Officer Thomas Gramp at 856-451-0033 ex: 2151, Millville Police Department Officer Sue Taylor at 856-825-7010 ex: 7335, Vineland Police Department Det. Julio DeJesus at 856-691-4111 ex: 4705, Cumberland County Sheriff's Department Officer Ryan Riley at 856-451-4449 ex: 138 and Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office Coordinator Mark Anderson at 856-207-1173.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Because I Said I Would at Memorial

Because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity. Their mission is to strengthen humanity’s will. Because I said I would encourages and supports making and keeping promises to end suffering, establish peace and build happiness.  They created the Promise Card to help hold people accountable to their commitments.  If you would like a Promise Card, please visit your Guidance Counselor or Mrs. Panas at Memorial.  For more information, visit this nonprofit's home page at: