Catch up on what happened this week in Shamong.
Registration now open for youth soccer and volleyball
Online registration is now underway for youth recreational fall soccer, spring volleyball clinics and fall volleyball through the Tabernacle Athletic Association (TAA). TAA soccer offers boys and girls the opportunity to participate in five levels of league play ranging from pre-kindergarten to seventh and eighth grade. Online registration is open until June 30 and costs range from $90 to $110. To learn more and register, please visit www.TabSoccer.org.
The Seneca Youth Volleyball program offers girls volleyball for residents of the Seneca High School district between grades four and 10. Spring clinics will run from June 4 to June 8 at the Seneca High School gym between 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Registration is $50.
Registration is open for the fall volleyball season until August 28. Program fee is $100. To learn more and register, please visit www.TabVolleyball.org.
LRHSD instrumental music concerts this spring
The Lenape Regional High School District will hold instrumental music concerts this spring to showcase the talented students in each school’s music program. Community members are invited to attend each show and there is no charge to attend.
The music concerts are as follows:
Shawnee Instrumental Music Concert
Tuesday, May 22, 7:00 p.m. at Shawnee Auditorium located at 600 Tabernacle Road in Medford.
Cherokee Orchestra String Recital
Wednesday, May 30, 7:00 p.m. at Cherokee Performing Arts Center located at 130 Tomlinson Mill Road in Marlton.
Lenape Piano Recital
Wednesday, June 6, 7:00 p.m. at Lenape Auditorium located at 235 Hartford Road in Medford.
Cherokee Chamber Ensemble Concert
Thursday, May 10, 6:00 p.m. at Cherokee Performing Arts Center located at 130 Tomlinson Mill Road in Marlton.
Lenape Instrumental Music Concert
Thursday, May 24th, 7:00 p.m. Lenape Auditorium
235 Hartford Road, Medford, NJ
Seneca Band Concert
Tuesday, June 5, 7:00 p.m. at Seneca Auditorium located at 110 Carranza Road in Tabernacle.
Lenape Small Ensemble Concert
Thursday, June 7, 7:00 p.m. at Lenape Auditorium located at 235 Hartford Road in Medford.
LRHSD Annual Volunteer Service Awards
Four students and four parents of the Lenape Regional High School District were awarded for their selfless acts of volunteerism at last week’s school board meeting.
The student honorees of the Volunteer Service Awards were Ryan McLaughlin from Seneca High School, Jacqueline Wenzel from Cherokee High School, Caroline O’Rorke from Shawnee High School and Samantha Sorid from Lenape High School.
The four parents honored for their volunteerism were Tracey Lajoie, Karin Wetterau, Kim Manchio and Deidre Woodard.
In other news:
● One Book committee chose the theme “windows and mirrors” for summer reading. The five reading options are “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr, “Wonder” by R.J. Ralacio, “The Running Dream” by Wendelin Van Draanen, “Turtles All the Way Down” by John Green, and “The Prisoner of Cell 25” by Michael Vey.
● The 26th Annual Kiki Open Scholarship Golf Tournament returns on July 24 at the Medford Lakes Country Club. The foundation donated checks totaling $32,000 in scholarships to the district at the May 9 meeting. More information on the foundation can be found at www.kikiopen.org
● Investors Bank donated a check to the district for the Defy the Issue program, which encourages students to stay drug- and alcohol-free.