Wine Dinner Raises $14,000 for Egg Harbor Township Schools
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Community Partnership Allocates $30,000
to Build New Computer Lab for Miller Elementary School Students

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Established in 2006, the Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. is an IRS-recognized non-profit public charity dedicated to providing financial assistance to the Egg Harbor Township Public School District.

Our Board of Trustees is comprised of prominent business leaders, concerned community members, and school district staff members who volunteer their time to advocate for the needs of Egg Harbor Township School District students and staff, raising money for academic programs, cutting-edge technology, extra-curricular activities and capital projects. To date, the Community Partnership has raised nearly $300,000 to provide: A new Computer Lab at Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School;

A Steinway Grand Piano for the High Schools Fine and Performing Arts students;

New Television Studio Cameras and equipment upgrades for the High Schools Media students;

Field House Concession Stand Kitchen Equipment to be utilized by all District fundraising groups;

A centrally-located LED Marquee Sign to promote district events;

New Playgrounds at Davenport and Slaybaugh Elementary School complexes;

Atlantic Riding Center for the Handicapped Pilot Program for our at-risk special-needs students;

Interactive Classroom Technology and Renaissance Program funding for Alder Avenue Middle School students;

8th Grade Graduation Awards for Fernwood Avenue and Alder Avenue Middle Schools

A Percussion Music Program for students at Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School

District-wide life-saving Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs);

Advanced Placement Tests for economically-challenged High School students;

Start-up Varsity Boys and Girls Lacrosse Uniforms and Safety Equipment;

Alumni Website;

EHT Teachers of the Year Atlantic County Superintendent's awards luncheon attendance fees

Chris Herren Substance Abuse Program

 

In 1978, casino gambling was introduced in nearby Atlantic City bringing an abundance of job seekers and their families to the area. At the same time, Egg Harbor Township was designated a mandated Regional Growth Area by the NJ State Pinelands Commission creating the ‘perfect storm’ of overpopulation in the Township. What was an economic windfall to the area's hospitality and real estate industries has crippled the local public school district by adding more than 300 new students per year with no additional state or federal funding. As a former rural farming community, the infrastructure of the Township and its schools were not adequately prepared to handle the growth explosion and the influx of school-age children that arrived. As a result, class sizes are dangerously large, academic programs and services are being dropped by budgetary constraints, and students are falling through the cracks.

In order to provide additional resources to Egg Harbor Township Public Schools, the Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. hosts several fundraising events each year, offers District facility Naming Opportunities, conducts an Annual Fund Drive, and seeks grant funding to support the current and future educational needs of the student body.
 
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The Community Partnership is extremely proud to announce that this website was created and designed by Joshua Davidson, an Egg Harbor Township High School graduate. Josh has built his own very successful website design company, ChopDawg Studios, which currently serves a client base of more than 400 and 10 employees. For information on ChopDawg Studios, please visit www.chopdawgstudios.com
 


 




 



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Donations are vital to our mission of providing access and opportunity to students, and there are many ways to contribute. The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity, as identified by the IRS. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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