Student accomplishments

Top 5 Students
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Gateway announces the top five seniors for Grade Point Average for 2010/11, (l-r) Kersten Spissell, Julianne Guilfoy, Megan McBride, Karin Krause and Theresa Klaus who will be honored by the Gloucester County Department of Education at the Academic Excellence Awards Banquet in May.


Gators of the Month
Each month, two faculty selection committees, one for the middle school and another for the senior high, meet to review students nominated for the “Gator-of-the-Month” award. Students are selected on the basis of citizenship, academic effort and participation in school activities. Two students from the senior high and four from the middle school (one from each team) are selected for the award and are honored at a Board of Education meeting.
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JANUARY


January Gators (l-r):  Sydney Wallace, Rachel Flynn, Robert Bertagnolli. Justin Fredhoff, Matt Spissell and Megan McBride.

FEBRUARY

February Gators (l-r): Fallon Schomber, Madison Shinn, Roger Letzgus, Olivia Cann, Isabella Armento and Gianna Gismondi.

MARCH

March Gators (l-r):  Peggy Nicolle, Taylor Kibel, Keith Cornish, Kyle Ziegler and Tanvir Bashar. (not shown: Dylan Jeffers)


Did You Know...
Gateway’s Indoor Color Guard earned first place finishes at their Ridley, Springford Area, Haddon Heights and Abington High School competitions so far this year.  Keep up the good work – we’re rooting for you!

Alisha Fox was named to the Courier Post's All-Group 1 Honorable Mention for girls basketball.

Congratulations go out to Meghan Nowak for being selected Gloucester County Times Player of the Year. Meghan has participated in the Al Carino All-Star game and the NJSIAA North/South All-Star game...
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Did You Know

  • Gateway’s Indoor Color Guard earned first place finishes at their Ridley, Springford Area, Haddon Heights and Abington High School competitions so far this year.  Keep up the good work – we’re rooting for you.
  • Alisha Fox was named to the Courier Post's All-Group 1 Honorable Mention for girls basketball.
  • Congratulations go out to Meghan Nowak for being selected Gloucester County Times Player of the Year. Meghan has participated in the Al Carino All-Star game and the NJSIAA North/South All-Star game; she has been selected to the All-Courier Post First Team in South Jersey and the All-Courier Post All Group 1 First Team All South Jersey.  Meghan also earned the honor of becoming Gateway’s all-time highest scoring player in basketball at this year’s Pitman vs Gateway game, solidifying her place in Gateway History by surpassing Erich Wiltsee’s 28-year record of 1,953 points with her cumulative score of 1,956.  She ended her Gateway basketball career with a cumulative score of 2000 points – making her one of only five players in Gloucester County to ever achieve this accomplishment.
  • Students from Ms. Debes homeroom #403A won the Pasta for Pennies competition and were rewarded with a free lunch from the Olive Garden in Deptford for their efforts.  The money they raised was donated to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
  • Kate Christensen, who took first place at the Coriell Science Fair in March, went on to compete in the Delaware Valley Science Fair in April where she took 2nd place in the category of Behavior and Social Science.  Congratulations, Kate, on this accomplishment.
  • Ryan Hughes and Nick Lamb won first place in the pole vaulting competition at the Camden-Gloucester County Relays in April.


Charlotte Santo (l) and Ryan Gavin (r) were chosen as February’s Varsity Club Athletes-of-the-Month.  Charlotte was chosen for girls track and Ryan was chosen for basketball.



Eighth grade student Kyle Bright qualified for the 2011 New Jersey Geographic Bee, sponsored by Google and Plum Creek. The competition was held at Rowan University on Friday, April 1st.  Kyle won the school-level competition in December and then qualified for the state competition by achieving one of the top 100 scores in New Jersey on a qualifying test.



World Language Honor Society

The World Language Honor Society held its annual Induction Ceremony on Thursday, March 10th. New inductees for FrenchKatherine Black, Sarah Buesing, Breanna Carey, Ava DeFrancesco, Samantha Dwight, Shanyn Fleming, Ashley Francesco, Sara Jolly, Courtney Judson, Theresa Klaus, Carly Kramer, Emma Ledden, Rachel Maska, Salvi Varallo, Alyssa Welsh; GermanShane Forand, Edward Michaelchuck, Natalie Spissell, Agata Wlodek; LatinKatherine Christensen, Sherri Hall, Megan McGonigle, Alexandra McNally, Connor Moran, Julia Nerz, Christina Norris; SpanishAlexandria Brady, Emily Godsey, Troy Johnson, Jacob Ledden, Natalie Poirier, Marisa Reeves, Kirsten Reynolds, Elizabeth Romeo, Ciara Williams.

     Students must have a mid-semester “A” average in their third to fifth year of the language, and seniors in the second year of the language may also qualify if they have successfully completed at least three years of another language

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Peggy Nicolle Chosen for Prudential Spirit Award

Peggy Nicolle was presented the President’s Volunteer Service Award sponsored by Prudential Financial, Inc. in partnership with the National Association of Secondary Principals.  High school students are chosen based on completing over 100 hours of community service.  The program’s goals are to applaud young people who already are making a positive difference in their towns and neighborhoods, and to inspire others to think about how they might contribute to their communities.


Mr. Hindman presents Peggy Nicolle with the Prudential Spirit Award.



Karin Krause has been chosen to represent Gateway as Best of the Class 2011 for academic excellence based on her high grade point average and overall leadership skills.  She will appear on WPVI-TV6 and on the web at www.6abc.com.  This year’s representatives were filmed at Drexel University in Philadelphia on Monday, April  4th and will air on ABC 6 on Saturday, May 14th   at  7:00 pm. 



Important Dates


Date Event
April 22-29 Spring Break
April 26-29 Senior Trip
April 27 School Board Election
May 6 Prom – Early Dismissal
May 9 People's Choice Awards
May 18 HS Band & Jazz Concert
May 26 MS Spring Concert
May 30 Memorial Day – School Closed
June 2 HS Choral Concert
June 7 MS & HS Academic Awards Dinner
June 9 MS Play
June 10 Music Department Awards
June 13 Spring Varsity Awards Banquet
June 14 8th Grade Recognition Ceremony
June 19 Community Baccalaureate Service
June 22 Graduation
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27th

If you would like additional information or clarification on the proposed budget, you are encouraged to call the Board Office (848-8203) with any questions or suggestions. Please consider carefully the spending recommendations of your Board of Education and vote on April 27th. Polls will be open in the local elementary schools from 2 PM through 9 PM. As always, we continue to appreciate the support and pride that you show in your school.

School Wide News


Colonial Conference Mascots in Senior High Gym
Peggy Nicolle
from Wenonah Girl Scout Troup 66243 has completed all requirements for Girl Scouting’s highest honor, the Girl Scouts Gold Award.  Peggy spent 125 hours in a leadership role, 62 hours in career exploration and over 100 hours on her project to achieve this award.  With her project, Mascots With Meaning, Peggy painted each of the Colonial Conference mascots on 3x3 wooden boards and covered them with plexi-glass. They now hang in the Gateway high school gymnasium. Peggy’s project gave her the chance to combine her love of art and sports as well as give back to Gateway for the opportunities she has been given.  

Peggy’s project was funded by Wheelabrator in Westville and Cornell & Company in Woodbury.


Click below to see pictures from events that have been happening around our school.

Gateway's Spring Musical


This year’s spring musical Pippin was based on a book by Robert O. Hirson, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and orginally produced on Broadway by Stuart Ostrow.  The story of a young man trying to find his way in life, dealing with the forces of good and evil, is actually a play within a play.   Following are photographs from the show.




Mr. Gateway

Mr. Gateway 2011 was once again a smashing success.  Just when you think these creative young men will never top last years’ performance, they surprise you once again with their innovative ideas!  Following are pictures from the event, in case you missed it:


GATEWAY'S NEWEST MASCOT
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What Else is Happening?

Guidance Corner
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Guidance News



On Wednesday, February 9th,  Dyron Corley and Megan Ruttler (far back l-r), representatives from the Gloucester County Financial Aid and Admissions Offices, met with seniors to formally accept them to the college.  Over 100 students participated in this event.  This early 'on-site' process awards our seniors the privilege of early registration for their fall classes.






Need to contact a Guidance Counselor? To email a staff member, please use their first initial and last name followed by @gatewayhs.com. (Jon Smith = jsmith@gatewayhs.com)



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Mrs. Little Guidance (H-O)
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Mrs. Eckstein Guidance (P-Z)
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Mrs. Joniec Middle School Guidance
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Mrs. Antolik Social Worker
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Mrs. Kleine Student Asst. Counselor
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College Bound

Students wishing to attend a Division I or II college and compete in sports at the collegiate level must register with the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Clearinghouse following their junior year.  All prospective student-athletes intending to enroll for the first time on or after August 1, 2011, must complete the NCAA Amateurism Certification questionnaire as part of the registration process.  Please refer to www.ncaaclearinghouse.com for a full description of the registration process.

Parent's Corner
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Parent News

Attention Parents – Immunization Records

Please notify the school nurse by June 1, 2011 if you need a copy of your child’s immunization record for college entrance requirements or for transferring your child to a new school district in September.  If your child does not have health care insurance, please call the school nurse for information on enrolling them in The New Jersey Family Care health insurance program.

Club News
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Club news from: FCCLA, Builder's, German, Key, and Leo Clubs.

The Latin Club Spaghetti Dinner

The FCCLA and Student Council Senior Citizen Dance

Club News

FCCLA students proudly display the medals they won at the State Leadership Conference in March (l-r): Casey Pietroforte, Rachel Outten, Kailyn Sooy, Eddie Gilbert, Sarah Jennings and Danielle Valderrama.



FCCLA Club Members Receive Awards At State Leadership Conference

FCCLA (Family Consumer Community Leaders of America) students completed leadership training at the State Leadership Conference in March.  Six students competed, winning a total of 10 medals.  Sarah Jennings – Successories, Silver and Toys That Teach, 3rd Place, Silver; Kailyn Sooy – Applied Technology, 2nd Place Silver; $750 Scholarship/year to Johnson and Wales University renewable up to $3000; Chapter Service Project, 1st Place Gold; and the opportunity to attend the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California; Casey Pietroforte – Serving Up Success, 2nd Place Gold; Luncheon Menu, 2nd Place Gold; Rachel Outten – Cake Decorating, 1st Place Gold; Chapter Service Project, 1st Place Gold; and the opportunity to attend the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Ca; Eddie Gilbert – Applied Technology – 2nd Place Silver; $750 Scholarship to Johnson and Wales University renewable up to $3000; and Cake Decorating, Gold; Danielle Valderrama – Personal Patchwork, Bronze; Luncheon Menu, Silver.



Local elementary school students (above) happily scramble for treausures during the annual egg hunt by Gateway's Key Club



Builder's Club members kept busy making over 300 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to donate to the homeless shelter Cathedral Kitchen in Camden.  Pictured (l-r) are:  McKenna Caswell, Melissa Burkhead, Jennifer Mulqueen and Megan Galloway.



German Club students proudly represented Gateway at the annual Association of American Teachers of German (SJAATG) Sprachfest competition when Gateway’s German Club hosted the fifteenth annual Filmabend Evening.  Student’s enjoyed this year’s film title, The Edukators, and the ensuing raffling off of various delectable prizes during the intermission. 



Leo club students (clockwise from left) Fallon Sparks, I'Shay Little, Talia Feltman, Michelle Schuster, Michele Wilson, Katelyn Lynch, J.R. Little, and Liz Little surround the Easter Bunny (Laura Dick) after a fun-filled afternoon of running an Easter egg hunt at the Westville Lions Clubhouse. Students hid the eggs and candy and the Easter Bunny posed for pictures with all children who attended.



Latin Club Spaghetti Dinner

On March 3rd, the Gateway Regional High School Latin Club held a spaghetti dinner to benefit the Special Operations Warrier Foundation.  The organization is the recipient of all New Jersey Junior Classical League (NJJCL) community service projects this year. Students decorated the cafeteria and dressed in Roman attire to serve more than 140 delicious meals to guests.  Total profits amounted to over $1200.  Students and parents had a great evening together.  Following are some pictures from the event:

Ready to serve are (l-r):  Jessica Zuber, Cassie Harris and Tori Fisher.



Service with a smile!  (l-r):Sherri Hall and Alex McNally.

 

“Oohh, customers!”

Coordinating the gift basket raffle are (l-r):Autumn Quinn, Sophie Morris and Olivia Lombardo.



Taking a well-deserved break from their hard work are (l-r): Autumn Quinn, Kyle Giusti, Max Armstrong and Lexi Gratton.



Taking time out of their busy schedules to support the Latin Club’s spaghetti dinner event are (l-r) music teacher Mrs. Stanley; Superintendent Dr. Whalen; and Dr. Whalen’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Militti.



The heart behind the hearty fare, of course, are the dedicated cooks. Pictured (l-r) are: Casey Pietroforte, Alex Lypka, Sarah Jennings and Jenny Roethke.

Senior Citizen Dinner Dance

Mrs. Muller’s and Mrs. Pierce’s FCCLA Club and Mrs. Bottcher’s Student Council students teamed up together to sponsor the second annual Senior Citizen Dinner Dance at Gateway once again this year.  The students worked diligently to create a sumptuous meal as well as a magical evening of music and dancing, complete with door prizes.  The guests enjoyed the food and activities, the students who partied right along with them and best of all, the company of one another.  Following are some pictures from the fun-filled event.



A happy couple doing the quick-step.



Happy faces tell the story of a magical night of dining and dancing.



Some adventurous spirits braved the line-dancing...and did quite well, I might add!



Students were anxious to hand out gifts to the lucky raffle winners.



Slow dances are always a hit with everyone.



Some tried to congo line...and all had a great time!




Middle School News
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Read Across America Day

St. Paddy's Day Dance

Red Carpet Wednesday & A Special Visitor


Read-Across-America Day At Gateway


Middle school students participated in a variety of activities and events celebrating Read Across America.  Some students took part in the Dr. Seuss cake decorating contest and the Middle School Student Council student’s participated in the trip to Woodbury’s Child Development Center and read to the pre-school children.



Seventh grade student Rachel Flynn took 1st Place honors with her Cat-In-The-Hat cake (above). Students were very creative with their ideas and talents. Those who received Honorable Mention for their creations include:  Shaylyn Mayer, Jessica Saunders, Lana Valente and Logan Zupko.



Middle School Student Council students Jeremy Hellyer and Katelyn Ludlow take turns reading to pre-school students at the Woodbury Child Development Center on Read Across America Day.  Gateway students had a rewarding experience and the pre-school students thoroughly enjoyed the additional story time break in their classrooms.

St. Patrick's Day Dance


The St. Paddy’s Day Dance brought out the green in Gateway’s middle school students. The winners of the best-dressed contest were:  Mikaela Lightcap and Bruce Wood from the 8th grade; and Devon Stout from the 7th grade.  It was a huge turnout and all of our little leprechauns displayed their impeccable manners.  Following are some photos from the magical event:



(l-r) Quinn May, Frankie Higgins, Jared Kupsey and Michael Spross.



(Back to Front):  Justin Olson, Mark Hausman and Griffin Mills



Kevin O’Toole (l) and Zach Grannan (r)



(l-r) Madison Welsh, Brianna Gismondi and Alissa Clayton



(Clockwise from left):Taylor Kibel, Taylor Schemeley, Leah Cohen, Fallon Schomber, Julia Weikart and Marie McKee.



(l-r):Brianna Anyzek, Marie Mckee, Jessica Minniti,  Julia Weikart,   and Leah Cohen

Red Carpet Wednesday Comes To Gateway

The Middle School Advisory Committee sponsored the first Red Carpet Wednesday award ceremony on March 30th.  Students get dressed up on the last Wednesday of the month and come into school not knowing who is going to be honored that day.  All middle school students participate during lunch, receiving placemats with positive messages and treats at their table.  When the Red Carpet winners are announced, they walk the red carpet and receive their star.  The first Red Carpet Wednesday was a great success and students are excited about the positive event they get to share in and anticipate when it will be their turn to walk the red carpet.



Anticipating whether or not they would be called up to the red carpet are (l-r): Anika Akhter, Maura Collins, Melissa Burkhead, Jenny Mulqueen, Olivia Lombardo, Tiffany Tran.



Some students who were called on to ‘walk the walk’ on Red Carpet Wedensday are (l-r): Isabella Armento, Katelyn Ludlow, Ben Delany, Becca Bielat, Alex Astorga, Casey Bengel.



Top row (l-r): Dana Bell, McGlynn Moran, Katelyn Ludlow, Mr. Middleberg, and Randi Grasso; Bottom row (l-r): Brian Miller, Kennedy Staley, and Jeremy Hellyer.

Mr. Charles Middleberg held middle school students captive with the rendition of his life in war-torn France during the time of the holocaust.  Students were riveted as he told his story, peppering him with questions afterward with an intense interest in his life and experiences during the war.  Gateway students learned a lot about human resilience in the face of cruelty and fear, and came away with a respect and better understanding of how fortunate they are to be living in America now.  They also learned a lot about bravery, the kindness of strangers, and  how when people work together toward a common cause, they can make not only a difference, but a difference that can change the world.

Department & Staff News
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Department & Staff News

Science Department

Students in Mr. Harris’ Science class study speed and acceleration of a toy car.  From the lab, they then used the process to measure the acceleration of objects around the school and community. Pictured (l-r) are:  Joey Gillespie, Derick Krauss and Josh Galante.



Math Department

Evan Galczynski (l) and Kevin String (r) help create a unit circle in celebration of Pi Day in Mrs. Wenner’s pre-calculus class.  The class brought in circular treats to eat and then used the topics they had been learning in class to create and label a large unit circle in the library. Students also made t-shirts decorated with Pi facts, challenging one-another on their knowledge of Pi.



Staff News

(l-r) Mrs. Erica Kirschner (Schalick High School), Mr. Matalucci (Gateway), and Mrs. Iris Llewellyn (Eastern High School) share a happy moment during the final Sprachfest Filmabend evening they will be sharing together.

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Joe Berg Selected For NSHSS Membership

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) recently announced that 2011 Gateway graduate, Joe Berg from Wenonah has been selected for membership.  The society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved academic excellence.  

     Joe, a life-long resident of Gloucester County, has been active in scouting and helping out at his church for many years, following in his older brother, David’s, footsteps.  He recently received the rank of Eagle Scout in Boy Scouts of America with his project of design, construction and installation of flora and fauna signs for the Wenonah trail system.

     David, class of 2009, who was sponsored by the Gloucester County Community Church’s Military Prayer Families, is being honored at the same time.  He created a collection of CD’s, DVD’s and playing cards for our military members in Iraq, along with organizing a collection of Beanie Babies to donate to the Iraqi children.


Both young men will be recognized at the Eagle Scout Court of Honor at a celebration in June.  Joe and David are the son's of Robert and Denise Berg of Wenonah.



SuperIntendent's Letter

Shannon Whalen, SuperintendentSharing services is nothing new to the five districts that comprise the Gateway Group. For over 30 years, the Gateway Group has been recognized as a model for regional school districts across the state in finding ways to gain cost efficiencies through cooperative arrangements. The Gateway Regional School District already shares Business Services, Child Study Team, Curriculum, Food Service, and Transportation with the elementary sending districts, resulting in substantial savings to the taxpayers. For 2011-12 the Gateway Group Schools continue to work together to find more ways to share services in order to increase the percentage of funding that goes directly to instruction. Read More...

Gateway Selected As School Choice District

Gateway Regional High School has been selected as a School Choice district for the 2011-2012 year.  Gateway students currently benefit from small class sizes and a comprehensive selection of courses and electives. Gateway is excited to welcome students from a variety of backgrounds and communities bringing different experiences to our school.  Interactions between new and current students will build a stronger school community, enable the district to maintain and expand programs, and create new opportunities for all students.
A public information session will be held on Tuesday, May 10 at 7:30 pm in the auditorium. For more information, please contact Mrs. Carol O'Connell, ext. 226 or Mr. Steve Hindman, ext. 214.

A Letter from our Superintendent

Sharing services is nothing new to the five districts that comprise the Gateway Group.  For over 30 years, the Gateway Group has been recognized as a model for regional school districts across the state in finding ways to gain cost efficiencies through cooperative arrangements.

     The Gateway Regional School District already shares Business Services, Child Study Team, Curriculum, Food Service, and Transportation with the elementary sending districts, resulting in substantial savings to the taxpayers.

    For 2011-12, the Gateway Group Schools continue to work together to find more ways to share services in order to increase the percentage of funding that goes directly to instruction. 

 

The school districts of Westville, National Park, and Gateway Regional have reached an agreement to share one Superintendent of Schools among the three districts, resulting in a savings to Gateway of $54,000.

 

     This decision was made in the continued effort to streamline and reduce administrative costs in this challenging economic period. To arrive at this decision, a joint committee of board of education members from all three districts met to discuss the educational and financial impact of entering into this arrangement.  Board members carefully weighed the decision in order to ensure that any financial savings would not adversely affect the education of the students. This shared services arrangement is pending approval from the County Superintendent and Commissioner of Education.

     When the current Westville and National Park interim superintendents’ terms expire, Dr. Shannon Whalen, currently the superintendent of Gateway Regional, will assume the leadership role in each of the three districts.

     The Gateway Regional Board of Education believes the budget presented allows the district to continue its tradition of excellence, while being mindful of the financial difficulties facing the residents of the four sending districts.

 

From the 2010-11 school budget to the 2011-12 school budget, funding for:

 

  • regular instruction decreased 2% due to retirements.

  • out-of-district tuition decreased 1%, as we bring special education students back into the district.

  • special education instruction increased 1% due to need for additional one-to-one aides.

  • capital projects increased 2% due to the purchase of buses.

 

     On Wednesday, April 27, 2011, community members will have the opportunity to vote on Gateway’s proposed budget. Please feel free to contact the Business Office at 848-8203 with any questions or concerns you may have. You may also visit Gateway’s website to view the PowerPoint presentation and other budget information.

Sincerely,

Shannon M. Whalen
Superintendent

Message From the Board


On Wednesday, April 27th, the Voters of the Gateway Regional High School District will be asked to consider the school’s proposed 2011-12 budget plan. The district budget has been completed after months of planning and evaluation by staff, administration and school board members.  Our job has been a ‘balancing act’ – the education, philosophical and financial needs of our district weighed against the constraints of state mandates, cap limitations and contractual obligations. Click to Read More and learn about the candidates running for the Board of Education...

A Message from the Board


On Wednesday, April 27th, the Voters of the Gateway Regional High School District will be asked to consider the school’s proposed 2011-12 budget plan. The district budget has been completed after months of planning and evaluation by staff, administration and school board members.  Our job has been a ‘balancing act’ – the education, philosophical and financial needs of our district weighed against the constraints of state mandates, cap limitations and contractual obligations. Achieving that delicate balance is what we believe best serves both students and taxpayers.

     The budget presented provides for a continuation of the standard of excellence found in your school district, a standard demanded by the communities we serve. We need and ask for your continuing support.

Thank you,

The Gateway Regional High School Board of Education



Meet Your Candidates

National Park 3-Year Term

Tammy Spissell, Incumbent
A lifelong resident of National Park, as well as a graduate of the Gateway Class of 1983, Mrs. Spissell, along with her husband Rich, has three children attending Gateway.  Mrs. Spissell is currently a fiscal officer at the Gloucester County Division of Social Services.

     In her second term, Mrs. Spissell wants to continue to promote and support an active, comprehensive extra-curricular program in order to encourage students to become well-rounded individuals as they grow older.  She recognizes the delicate balance between maintaining a high quality educational program within the financial constraints of our communities.



Westville 3-Year Term

Harry Bush, Incumbent
Mr. Bush is the current chair of the finance committee, a member of the property and transportation committee and a member of the curriculum committee.  A resident of Westville for 30 years, Mr. Bush and his wife, Susan, have had four children go through the Gateway system.
     Prior to serving on Gateway’s Board, Mr. Bush served 12 years on the Parkview Elementary School Board of Education, three as Board President.  He is currently the coordinator of pathology services at Underwood Memorial Hospital and a medical technologist at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.
     In his fourth term, Mr. Bush wants to continue to provide input and oversight for capital projects while continuing to represent the interests of the community and our children, promoting a quality education program in a fiscally conservative manner.



Woodbury Heights 3 Year Term



Judi Pye, Candidate
A 13-year resident of Woodbury Heights as well as a graduate of the Gateway Class of 1983, Mrs. Pye, with her husband Hap, have one child attending Gateway and one child attending Woodbury Heights Elementary.  Mrs. Pye is currently assigned to the Economic Development Department with the County of Gloucester where she has been employed for 27 years.  She has been active in the community as a volunteer and past board member for the elementary school's Home and School Association, served a three-year term as a basketball clinic coach as well as assistant boys basketball coach, and a past executive board member and shop steward of CWA Local 1085.
     Mrs. Pye’s goal is to help the children of the Gateway Regional community enjoy their time as students, both in the elementary schools and at Gateway.  Her intentions are to maintain the high standards which Gateway has already achieved and be open to ideas for improving even more.  Mrs. Pye has a sincere belief that the best way to improve or maintain any situation is to get involved, which she has done for the past 13 years and would like to continue now as a Gateway board member.



Bulletin Board



Nominations For Athletics Hall of Fame
Nominations are being accepted for the 2011 Gateway Hall of Fame.  Please call Mr. Lou Raba, athletic director, at 856-384-0322 to receive an application. Read More for Eligibility...

Project Child Find The Gateway Group School Districts (Gateway, National Park, Westville, Woodbury Heights and Wenonah) want to assist parents in need of possible special education services for their children. Read More...



Receive Email From Guidance If you would like to receive regular emails from the guidance department, please call Mrs. Carol O’Connell at 848-8200 ext. 229 or email her at coconnell@gatewayhs.com to be added to our high school parent email groups. Read More...

Bulletin Board

 

Nominations For Athletic Hall Of Fame

Nominations are being accepted for the 2011 Gateway Hall of Fame.  Please call Mr. Lou Raba, athletic director, at 856-384-0322 to receive an application.  To be eligible, the nominee must be an alumni for at least five years, have attended Gateway for a minimum of two years, and have been an outstanding athlete while at Gateway or after leaving Gateway.  To be nominated as a coach, the nominee must have coached for at least five years.

 

 

Project Child Find

The Gateway Group School Districts (Gateway, National Park, Westville, Woodbury Heights and Wenonah) want to assist parents in need of possible special education services for their children.  If you have an infant or child under the age of twenty-one who shows signs of a learning disability or developmental delay, contact your local school principal or the Child Study Team at Gateway Regional High School (856) 848-8210.

 

 

Receive Email From Guidance

If you would like to receive regular emails from the guidance department, please call Mrs. Carol O’Connell at 848-8200 ext. 229 or email her at coconnell@gatewayhs.com to be added to our high school parent email groups.  Information about careers, colleges, scholarships, financial aid, GCIT, military opportunities, jobs for the summer and during the school year will be sent periodically.