March 15, 2023 - Lenape Regional High School District Board Highlights

BOE Student Representative Monthly Report

Lydia Luna
  • Board of Education Student Representative Lydia Luna gave her monthly report to the rest of the Board. 

    Cherokee High School

    • Cherokee students spread love this month. Peer leaders spent their lunch periods making Valentine's Day cards for residents at Wiley and Brightview living centers, complete with a Dove chocolate.
    • Student Council held their 21st annual Valentine's Day dance. Senior citizens were bused to Cherokee to enjoy an afternoon of music, dancing and food. Students volunteered their time to make a dessert for the party.
    • The student section showed up to support the girls basketball team in their State Final playoff game. After a game of back-and-forth, sadly, the Chiefs ended up losing by one point. Senior Courtney Furman also set a record in the South Jersey Invitational Basketball Tournament (SJIBT) 3-point contest and the Lady Chiefs won their 5th straight SJIBT championship.

    Lenape High School

    • In celebration of Black History Month, students from the African American Culture Club shared information about key figures in the advancement of Civil Rights, and history as a whole, as part of the morning announcements.
    • The track team, led by Sectional Champion Colin Hermack, competed at the Group 4 State Championship meet in Toms River. Colin advanced to the Meet of Champions, held in Staten Island on Sunday, March 5, 2023.
    • Lenape's DECA chapter competed at the State Career Development Conference in Atlantic City. Lenape had 17 state finalists, with 11 qualifying for the International Conference to be held in Orlando, Florida.
    • The Lenape Debate Team earned the South Jersey Debate League varsity championship, placing first for the season.

    Seneca High School

    • Seneca held a creative drama sing along and all afternoon classes were invited. They sang popular songs that everyone could sing to as well as performed choreographed dances to go along with the songs. The creative drama class usually performs short plays, so this was something different for both the performers and the audience. The audience was engaged and intrigued by the different type of performance.

    Shawnee High School

    • This month, the Shawnee Student Council held a volleyball tournament along with a very successful second blood drive. They collected over 300 pints for the year!
    • The wrestling team won their second consecutive South Jersey Group 4 championship and the girls swim team won the South Jersey Public B championship for the first time in school history.
    • Shawnee's spring musical, The Fiddler on the Roof, opened to rave reviews and packed crowds.
    • The Shawnee Unified Basketball Team ended their inaugural season with a victory over Seneca in front of a packed gym.

Shawnee High School Student Presentation

Two Shawnee students giving presentation at podium
  • Shawnee High School Principal Matt Campbell introduced seniors Andrew Abbott and Patrick Ryan, who gave a presentation to the Board of Education about academics, athletics, community service and the various school activities at Shawnee during the 2022-2023 school year.

Cherokee High School Student Presentation

Cherokee students presenting to the Board of Education
  • Cherokee High School Principal Donna Charlesworth introduced senior Jack DeNick, junior Katelyn Abdallah and sophomore Brett Gable. Jack and Katelyn gave a presentation to the Board of Education about academics, athletics, community service and the various school activities at Cherokee during the 2022-2023 school year.


Transfers and Promotions

Resignations and Retirements

Leaves of Absence




  • Numerous other requests for approval of student activities and education items were approved by the Board of Education. These approvals are reflected in the formal minutes of the meeting which are available in the office of the Board of Education Secretary.