New leadership settles into place at Manchester Township High School. Dennis Adams, appointed principal in June, is joined by Tracey Raimondo and Stacie Ferrara, who won Vice-Principal posts at the July Board of Ed meeting.

Manchester Township High School Principal Dennis Adams, flanked by Vice Principals (L) Tracey Raimondo and (R) Stacie Ferrara (Manchester Board of Education)

Adams steps into the role vacated by Alex George, who is assuming the Director's spot in Student and Administrative Services for the retiring Kevin Burger.

Ferrara and Raimondo occupy the spots held by the retiring Connie Soper and by Evelyn Swift, who has moved on to the Principal's post at Whiting Elementary.

Adams is a Manchester High graduate who lives in the township and whose children also attend school in the district. His 15 year career includes 10 years of service as a teacher and five as Vice Principal, and later Principal, of Keansburg High School.

Raimondo has taught English at Manchester Township High School since 1998. She chairs the Ocean County Academy of Teaching and Learning and serves on the district's Professional Development and English Committees.

Ferrara served the past year and a half as Academic Supervisor at Howell High School. Prior to that she taught in Colts Neck and Neptune, including four years as a department chair in Neptune where she oversaw Science, Technology, TV and Art.