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Valleyview’s TREP$ Holiday Marketplace Attracts Hundreds

December 14, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ – Hundreds came out to support Valleyview Middle School's ExPO students and their TREP$ Holiday Marketplace on Thursday, Dec. 13.

ExPO, an acronym for Expanded Program Opportunities, is the gifted and talented program for the Denville Township School District. The program provides intensive and sustained support to students who demonstrate higher levels of ...

A New Home for the Morris Knolls Wrestling Team

DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls High School held a ribbon-cutting to unveil its new wrestling room on Dec. 1. The original space has been converted into a state-of-the-art dance studio for the Academy for the Performing Arts.

This year’s team consists of 40 wrestlers and is led by Head Coach Joseph Barchetto and co-captains senior Michael Kaiser, senior Steven Gasperini and junior ...

Morris Knolls Madrigals Choir Performs at the White House

WASHINGTON, DC – The Morris Knolls Madrigals choir performed at the White House Holiday Open House in Washington, DC, on Dec. 1. Thirty students, led by Choir Director Michael Semancik, sang traditional holiday songs for the private audience.

Semancik, who is in his 11th year as choir director of Morris Knolls’s seven choirs, applied in September 2018 for the honor of ...

Security Vestibules Will Provide Additional Safety to Denville Schools

DENVILLE, NJ – Denville Superintendent of Schools Steven Forte announced the near completion of the construction of security vestibules in Lakeview Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School and Valleyview Middle School. Construction is slated for completion next month. Forte made the announcement on Nov. 26 during a school safety and security presentation with Denville Chief of Police ...

First Snow Day for Denville Schools, Nov. 16

DENVILLE, NJ -- All Denville schools are closed today, Nov. 16. Stay safe. is a member of the New Jersey Press Association and is a hyperlocal news site that serves residents, organizations and business owners of Denville, New Jersey.

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Delayed Opening for Denville Schools on Nov. 16

DENVILLE, NJ – Denville schools will have a two-hour delayed opening Friday, Nov. 16, according to school officials. Consequently, schools will open and operate as follows:

Morris Knolls High School 9:30 a.m.-2:27 p.m.

Valleyview School 9:30 a.m.-2:23 p.m.

Lakeview School 10:05 a.m.-2:58 p.m.

Riverview School 10:40 a.m.-3:33 p.m.

Stepping Stones 10:25 a.m.-1:40 ...

Lakeview School Reveals Newly Renovated Library Media Center

DENVILLE, NJ – Lakeview Elementary School revealed its newly renovated library media center at a ribbon-cutting on Oct. 4. After a total gut of the library in May 2018, the media center now has new flooring, ceilings, lighting, painted walls, bookcases and furniture. The space includes two new group rooms for students receiving basic skills instruction and one general purpose conference ...

Morris County School of Technology Teacher is 2018 New Jersey Educator of the Year

DENVILLE, NJ -- Morris County Vocational School District’s Academy for Education and Learning teacher, Jennifer Skomial, has been selected as the New Jersey Educator of the Year by the state Department of Education.

Skomial has been a teacher at Morris County School of Technology (MCST) in Denville for 10 years. For the past five years, she has led the Academy for Education and Learning, ...

Three MKHS Students Recognized as Commended Students in National Merit Scholarship Program

ROCKAWAY, NJ -- Morris Knolls High School announced on Sept. 24 that students Colin S. Leonard, Avani Desai and Hannah C. Fortune have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. Each student will receive a letter of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program.

NMSC recognized approximately 34,000 Commended ...

Denville BOE Recognized as a High Performing School Board

DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Township Board of Education received the Carol E. Larsen Master Board Certification (MBC) from the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) on Sept. 20. The MBC recognizes high performing school boards that demonstrate “commitment to training and effective governance in areas such as group process, decision-making, planning, effective meetings and focus ...


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