Triton Regional High School continues to provide quality academic, athletic, and co-curricular programs for a diverse student body. Triton houses over 1400 students residing in Runnemede, Bellmawr, and Gloucester Township. The vision for our learning community includes the continued development and preservation of our programs designed to meet the specific needs of our students. Programs include Advanced Placement and Honors courses and the Districts English Language Learners program. Our Special Education Department offers a wide selection of comprehensive programs that address specific disabilities. These include multiple disabilities classes, self-contained classes, pull-out support, and inclusion classes. We offer a comprehensive program that focuses on college, career, and technical preparation. Students have a wide selection of co-curricular activities. Determined to meet the needs of our students and community, our teachers, supervisors, and administrators continually examine curricular offerings to ensure they reflect this commitment.
Triton has a number of volunteer committees comprised of faculty, parents, and students. These include Academic Affairs, Human Relations, HIB Safety Committee, Technology, Parent Teacher Partnership (PTP), Student Intervention and Referral, School Improvement, and the Comprehensive /Equity Committees.
Each of Tritons teachers incorporates the State Core Curriculum Content Standards into their pedagogical delivery and assessments. Tritons Academic Honor Code has been used as a model for schools across the nation. Triton has undergone a technological renovation, including the installation of internet accessible computers in every classroom and office, and the Library Media Center (LMC). Various classrooms are equipped with smart boards, which have allowed our teachers to provide differentiated instruction and employ a wide variety of teaching strategies. In addition to curricular and practical applications, technology has improved our security and safety. Security cameras, lighting, new roofing, air conditioning units, and alarm systems have been added to campus buildings.
Our student performances on Advanced Placement exams reflects the level of commitment and pride our teachers and students exude. Sixty-nine percent of the students taking the AP Test earned a 3 or higher. These subjects included the following areas: Calculus, Statistics, U.S. History, Biology, Psychology, English Literature and Composition, English Language and Composition, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, and Art. Our students overall mean score for the Class of 2012 SAT are as follows: mathematic scores were 514, critical reading scores were 496, and writing scores were 488. During the 2011-2012 School Year, Triton had 91 new National Honor Society inductees. Graduates of the Class of 2012 were offered $5,867,021.00 in scholarships. Triton has graduates who are currently attending Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, the University of Pennsylvania, and many other outstanding universities.
Triton remains proud of its co-curricular activities and athletic accomplishments. Tritons Peer Mediation program, operating in its seventeenth year, supports and encourages students to seek peaceful resolutions to avert disruptions to the schools educational climate and supports our zero tolerance for violence.
In 2011-2012, the Marching Band won the South Jersey Championship for the seventh time and the Atlantic Coast Championship for the second time. They also placed first in the New Jersey American Legion Parade for the eighth time. The band participated in the local Veterans Appreciation Parade. Four students were selected by audition to the All-Olympic Conference Honors Band. One student was selected by audition to the All-South Jersey Symphonic Band. The Indoor Color Guard remained competitive throughout the season finishing with a top-ten ranking, and performing at Gloucester Township Day. The Percussion Ensemble won their 14th South Jersey Championship, and placed first at the Five-State Championship for the 11th time. Triton had one student qualify for All-South Jersey Chorus. The Triton Players presented a production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" in the spring.
Triton's Athletic programs continued to help develop well-rounded student athletes by encouraging all students to participate in any of our 20 athletic programs. Last year field hockey, football, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls basketball, and softball all qualified for the NJSIAA state playoffs. Many of our athletes received individual honors from their respective sports and numerous school records were broken. This year was the last season Triton participated in the Olympic Conference. Triton was an original member of the Olympic Conference. Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year Triton will proudly be a proud member of the Tri-County Conference.
Tritons co-curricular activities are coordinated with efforts towards increasing community spirit and service. The National Honor Society prides themselves on leadership, character, service and scholarship. They reach out to the community as leaders performing various types of service, including tutoring elementary school students, and mentoring students at Triton.
Triton Student Council continues to devote their time and efforts to raising school spirit and helping students and citizens within our community. Student Council is proud to help local food pantries, buy gifts for needy students and help the elderly in our surrounding communities. Student Council also continues to boost student morale with Spirit Week activities and provide fun, safe activities for all students. The Interact Club Community service outside of school - holiday caroling and holiday gifts for the senior citizens of Franklin Square in Glendora, holiday gifts for Bancroft school, participation in the Light the Night Walk for Leukemia, and holiday gifts for the Ronald McDonald house.
Key Club delivered 25 free dinners to needy district families for each major holiday, as well as volunteering their time, effort, and resources to organizations such as Pet Savers, The Runnemede Women's Club, and Hollydell Special Services.
Our Renaissance Program continued to promote academic and individual growth by offering incentives for student success. The Renaissance Club provided students with discounts to local merchants and free admission passes to school events. Over 800 students participated in the Renaissance sponsored Winter Holiday Party and the Spring Cookout Celebration. Renaissance also sponsored a VIP Awards Night for students and their families.
The Triton Labyrinth Project will encourage outdoor learning, activity and environmental consciousness. In the very near future, students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to safely enjoy the outside while remaining inside Tritons campus. The design of the labyrinth has roots in History, Science, Math, English, and Art and with the continued hard work of our horticulture classes, this project will continue to evolve and grow along with Tritons students.
Triton is very dedicated to creating an environment that encourages cultural awareness among students and faculty/staff members. We expose students to various cultural experiences through assemblies, curriculum, and school activities. Triton Regional High School will continue to provide a diverse curriculum, which promotes academic achievement among our students and encourages professional growth for our staff/faculty members.