Education

Millburn Forensics Team Competes at the University of Pennsylvania

February 20, 2014 at 2:50 PM

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Millburn High School's Forensics Team visited the University of Pennsylvania for a national tournament from February 14-18, with participants coming in from across the country. Millburn sent 29 students to participate in 12 different events, of whom 15 broke in their respective categories.

The team sent juniors Denis Zou and Ishan Pandey to the round robin for Public Forum, and three public forum teams went on to break at the tournament: junior team Sam Eglow/Andrew Llama proceeded to the semifinals and the teams of Ishan Pandey/Denis Zou and Arik Wolk/David Yaffe both broke to double-octofinals. Denis Zou was also ranked as the fourteenth overall speaker out of the 182 speakers in PF.

In novice Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Adam Liu was an octofinalist and Chris Sun was the runner up. Mark Wang and Charlie Zhang both advanced to octofinals in Varsity LD.

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Isabella Waung came in 7th place and Muskaan Garg broke to semifinals in declamation. Angela Jin was also a semifinalist in extemporaneous speaking.

Both Anish Naik and Aaron Friedman were semifinalists in UPenn's Congress event. In Congressional Debate, high school students emulate members of the United States Congress by debating bills and resolutions.

Stay tuned to the Alternative Press for further updates on the progress of the Forensics Team throughout the year.

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Senior Rabbi of B'nai Jeshurun of Short Hills Leads 50 Adults to Israel

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Congregation B’nai Jeshurun’s Senior Rabbi, Matthew D. Gewirtz, led a group of 50 adults to Israel in early November. In addition to touring, the trip included Adult B’nai Mitzvah services and discussions with local leaders on various aspects of life in Israel.

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Thank You Millburn Veterans!

November 10, 2016

Dear TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills Editor,

The Millburn High School SAVe Warriors Club wants to thank each and every veteran who joined us on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at Millburn High School for lunch. It was truly an honor to host you, shake your hands and express our gratitude for serving our great country.

We would also like to thank Dr. Burton, Dr. Miron, Mr. Friedrich and the wonderful ...

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Point View Wealth Management Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, John Petrides, live on CNBC from 30 Rock discussing potential near-term risks to the market:

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Point View Wealth Management, Inc. works with families in Summit and beyond, providing customized portfolio management services and comprehensive financial planning, to develop and ...

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Speaker Ryan Signs Lance Bill

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Millburn Resident Robbed Whilst Walking Dog; Thief Had a Handgun

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Millburn/Short Hills Chamber to Host Business Cocktail Networking Event in Downtown Millburn

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