In The Schools

December 17, 2020

DENVILLE, NJ -- All public schools in Denville are closed today, Dec 17. Stay safe.     READ MORE: First Lady Tammy Murphy to Tour Morristown Medical's Vaccine Clinic READ MORE: Peer Place Basketball Court Renovated by Denville Rotarians READ MORE: Santaland Park Remains Open to the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ — The County College of Morris (CCM) Board of Trustees held its annual reorganization meeting on Nov 17 and elected its officers. The board reelected Thomas A. Pepe, of Morristown, for a second term as chair; Jeffrey M. Advokat, Esq., of Denville, for another term as vice chair; and ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Jon Weiman, an award-winning graphic designer and an adjunct professor at County College of Morris (CCM), now has two more national awards to add to his recognitions. Weiman has received two 2020 American Graphic Design awards from Graphic Design USA for a book cover he designed ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Individuals at Valleyview Middle School have tested positive for COVID-19 reported Steven Forte, superintendent of Denville Township Schools, in letters dated Nov 7 and Nov 8. The Nov 7 letter indicated that one person had contracted the disease. The Nov 8 letter, however, did not ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Two individuals at Lakeview Elementary School in Denville have tested positive for COVID-19, announced Superintendent Steven Forte in a letter to parents and guardians on Mon., Oct. 19. “Due to the timing of the positive tests, the Department of Health does not consider this an ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – One week after starting the 2020-2021 school year under a hybrid learning plan, Morris Knolls High School in Denville and Morris Hills High School in Rockaway moved temporarily to an all-virtual schedule to allow for the replacement of certain air filters used in their respective ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Professor Maria Estelle Picouto at County College of Morris (CCM) recently was informed that as an International Latino Book Award finalist she will be receiving the Award for Best Novel Historical Fiction in Spanish for her novel, “Estelita." The book, which Picouto wrote as a ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- As summer draws to a close, it is official that public schools in Denville Township will be reopening on September 8. Despite the coronavirus threat, school leaders have their minds set on continuing to provide the best education to their students, whether in-person or virtual, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ –There Has Never Been a Better Time to G0 to College.  Rather than taking a gap year, students have the option of tapping into millions of dollars in free funding to move forward with a higher education at County College of Morris (CCM). By enrolling at CCM, students can focus on ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- With the COVID-19 pandemic canceling or changing community events, some special ceremonies have been held differently. On June 23, Morris Knolls High School held a virtual ceremony for its graduating Class of 2020. On July 15, the school held a second ceremony for its 392 ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- During these difficult times, there is still time to recognize some special individuals. Recently, the Denville Township School District, in cooperation with the Foundation of Denville and PTA, announced the recipients for the Persons of the Year award for 2019-20. From of pool ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name. The subject was raised to new university president ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- More than 700 people tuned in for the virtual graduation ceremony of Morris Knolls High School's 392 seniors on June 23. “If there is one thing about Morris Knolls that I will remember for years to come, it's the people,” said 17-year-old valedictorian Helen Cedzidlo, from ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ -- County College of Morris (CCM) held its 51st commencement ceremony virtually on YouTube on Fri., June 12. CCM awarded associate degrees to more than 1,200 members of the Class of 2020, the school announced in a press release. According to the press release, the graduates will be ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – When Benedetta Tomasini returned to Milan, Italy after completing her studies at County College of Morris (CCM) last August, she never expected she would end up in one of the early epicenters of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Everything happened so fast. One day I’m saying, ‘The virus ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ — More than 30 students at County College of Morris (CCM) were recently recognized for their contributions to enhancing the life of the college and the community at large. The students were presented with awards at the 51st Annual Campus Life Appreciation Ceremony. Typically, the ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Foundation of Denville and the PTAs of Denville Township Schools are soliciting names of individuals who have made a positive impact on Denville students in pre-K through eighth grade. There are three persons-of-the-year awards: PK-8 Student of the Year, sponsored by the PTAs ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- June is fast approaching, which means it soon will be time for students to graduate from middle school and high school. Yet, with the coronavirus threat still lingering, some schools are contemplating whether to hold such important events virtually or in-person. In Denville ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Brianna Isabella Castro (16), a junior at the Morris County Vocational School District Academy for Performing Arts, is a recipient of the New Jersey Governor’s Awards in Arts Education (NJGAAE) Student Award for Artistic Excellence and Leadership in Dance. According to a press ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Since County College of Morris (CCM) is not able to hold an in-person commencement ceremony this year, the college will provide the Class of 2020 with a virtual celebration Fri, June 12, at 7 p.m. on YouTube. This year’s commencement was originally scheduled for Fri, May 22, but ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Don Phelps, director of Campus Life at County College of Morris (CCM), is the sole recipient of the 2020 Two-Year College Professional Service Award presented by the Association of College Unions International (ACUI). The award acknowledges a professional at a two-year institution ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- If Gov. Phil Murphy decides to re-open New Jersey schools for the last month of the academic year, it will be against the advice of a coalition of statewide education organizations.  Murphy said at his Saturday press briefing that he would announce his decision on ...

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Top Students Recognized by the New Jersey Council of County Colleges RANDOLPH, NJ – Two students at County College of Morris (CCM), Emma Mendoza, of Boonton, and Corey Anding, of Newark, have been named as 2020 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) New Jersey All-State Academic Team members for their academic ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) has received a $235,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the launch of a Data Science Certificate program. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there is a high demand for data scientists, whose work ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Dr. Anthony J. Iacono, president of County College of Morris (CCM), has been selected by the Aspen Institute to join the 2020-21 inaugural class of the Aspen New Presidents Fellowship, a new initiative designed to support community college presidents in the early years of their ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ — The 2018-19 edition of the Promethean, the student produced literary publication at County College of Morris (CCM), recently received its third award of excellence. The latest recognition was a Third Place Award in the Best Artwork-Eastern Regional category in the Community ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- It’s a new decade, and new things are happening in the Denville Township School District, which serves and supports 647 students and 100 staff at Lakeview Elementary, 419 students and 60 staff at Riverview Elementary, and 592 students and 80 staff at Valleyview Middle. Summer ...

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