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The Three "Rs" Beginning with Reorganization in Florham Park Schools

January 20, 2018

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - About a year ago, Dr. Melissa Varley, Superintendent for the Florham Park school district, and her team, including Brian Silkensen, Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction and Christy O’Connor, Supervisor of English and Language Arts ,  implemented new teaching methods at all three Florham Park schools. According to Silkensen, ...

Millburn Teen Gives Laptops New Life for Charity

MILLBURN, N.J. — A junior at Millburn High School is using his skills with computers to help young women half a world away have a chance at higher education. Alexander McBride, the founder of Laptops4Africa.org, has already sent 21 laptops to deserving female students by teaming with a family friend who hand delivers donations to a girls leadership training school in Tanzania ...

Delayed Opening for Local Schools

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Another winter storm is headed towards Northern New Jersey. Schools in East Hanover, Florham Park, and Hanover Township will open with delays, along with many schools around Morris County. 

According to the National Weather Service, a winter weather advisory is in effect until noon, Wednesday. Morning commute will see heavier snow and slippery roads. The ...

Report: Gov. Christie Won’t Sign Cooperative High School Sports Bill Before Leaving Office

TRENTON, N.J. – The proposed bill to allow school districts with multiple high schools to “co-op” in all sports based on participation or financial issues will not be signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.

Christie will “pocket veto” the bill, by placing it on an “action not taken list” prior to leaving office on Tuesday, according to a report by Greg ...

Hanover Park Freshman Service Project Sends Comfort to Morris and Essex Counties

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- When it came time for a service project for the students in Hanover Park's Freshman Semiar classes, Mr. Ott and Mr. DiBona joined forces to make children in the hospital and in foster care smile. 

A two dollar donation from every student, the opportunity to share resources from the Family and Consumer Science Department and a little creativity came ...

Time for Kindergarten Registration in East Hanover

EAST HANOVER, N.J. . - Registration of children who will be five years old on or before October 1, 2018, will take place online during the week of February 12. Please visit the website at www.easthanoverschools.org . Click on For Parents and then use the link for 18-19 New Student Registrations (this link will not appear until the 12th). During the registration process, ...

Interview with New East Hanover Teachers: Alexis Zammataro

EAST HANOVER, N.J. - For the 2017-2018 school year, East Hanover hired about twenty new teachers for their schools. Ms. Alexis Zammataro is the new third grade teacher at Central Elementary School. After working in the Rockaway Township school district last year as a Basic Skills Instructor, she joined the teaching team at Central Elementary in East Hanover.

Zammataro attended Montclair State ...

Hanover Park Student Teams up with Salvation Army Sharing Holiday Spirit

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- When Hanover Park senior, Lauren Przybylski made her list, she did more than check it twice, she enlisted help got sponsorship and made a family in need very happy and warm this season. Przbylski consulted with Suzanne Apicella who sponsored her efforts and connected her to a  local Salvation Army office. A family in need was identified and early in ...

Interview with New East Hanover Teachers: Kasey Kaisershot

EAST HANOVER, N.J. - For the 2017-2018 school year, East Hanover hired about twenty new teachers for their schools. Ms. Kasey Kaisershot is the new fifth grade teacher at Central Elementary School. Before moving from Illinois to New Jersey, she was a student teacher and a summer school teacher in Frankfort, Indiana. Last year, she taught English at a school near Madrid, ...

Hanover Park Family and Consumer Science Department supports Meals on Wheels this Holiday Season

EAST HANOVER, N.J.- The Hanover Park Family and Consumer Science department held a fundraiser to support Meals on Wheels  Under the supervision of department chair, Beverly Hovanec, students in Child Development  classesmcreated custom ornaments for patrons.  About  60 students worked to fill orders by December 20. "I think its great to help out families in need ...

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