Education

September 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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Teachers, administrators, students and parents gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Morris Knolls High School on Sept. 14 to unveil a state-of-the-art dance studio at the nascent Academy for the Performing Arts (APA). APA is a new partnership between Morris Knolls High School and the Morris ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – After eight years of wandering from one rental property to another, the Denville Board of Education and administrators of the Denville Township School District now have a new home on the second floor of Denville Town Hall at 1 Saint Mary’s Place. The ribbon-cutting occurred on ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – A graduate of County College of Morris (CCM), George Milonas, a lifelong resident of Morris County, recently was appointed a trustee of the college. Milonas is a Director of Corporate Security and Investigations for Avis Budget Group, based in Parsippany. He was previously a vice ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Denville resident Noah Whitmore was one of four Morris County Vocational School District students granted scholarships based on donations from several major copmanies. Whitmore received a $500 scholarship from Investors Bank Foundation. He is a spring graduate of Morris County ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - An effort by Denville Social Services to help underprivileged local families with school supplies will continue until Aug. 21. The project, which began Aug. 1, provides a number of places where generous people can bring school supplies and gift cards (to Target, Walmart or ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Manufacturing is a vital part of the Morris County economy, but meeting the need for skilled employees is challenging as retirements take place and new demands develop in that industry. To meet that need and to provide students with good-paying career options, County College of ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Students in the Denville-based Morris County Vocational School's Academy for Environmental Science, offered at Jefferson High School, recently attended a special program focused on clean communities. The students went to the 10th Annual Clean Communities Environmental Student ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ -  According to the taskforce facing addiction in the State of New Jersey, addiction to opioids affects people of all genders, races and adults of all ages. In 2015, more than 33,000 people in the United States died as result of opioid overdose, stated the agency. The Youth ...

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WORCESTER, MA - The Assumption College Department of Athletics has announced that Alexandra Finn, of Denville, has earned a coveted spot on the 2018 Assumption College women's lacrosse team. Finn, Class of 2019, will compete during the Greyhounds' spring season, where the team began competition in ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Nick Capone, a high school senior in the Academy for Culinary Arts at the Morris County School of Technology (MCST) in Denville, was one of four young aspiring chefs who competed to make their dreams of attending culinary school a reality in Rachael Ray’s “Cook Your Way to Culinary ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Morris County School of Technology teacher Jennifer Skomial has been nominated for the 2017-2018 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, the national LifeChanger of the Year program recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 public ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - On January 20, 2018 Morris Catholic High School will be hosting a Comedy Night Fundraiser to support the MCHS Athletic programs. The night will include three (3) comedians, a silent auction, a tricky tray, a 50-50 raffle and the ever popular Lottery Apron.  The comedians are ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - The loosely-structured "unconference" involved educators from Morris County School of Technology, Morris Hills High School, Morris Knolls High School and Randolph High School.  Other schools provided advice for all subjects and the day concluded with a keynote on empathy and sharing ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Former Morris Hills School Board Member Roger Schneider - accused of sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy - pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of child abuse, conceding he engaged in horseplay that included slapping the teen's testicles with the back of his hand. Schneider, ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - The Morris County Vocational School District offers a high school Academy for Environmental Science. All interested 8th grade students in Morris County are encouraged to attend an Information Session and submit an application by Dec. 1. The Academy for Environmental Science ...

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