Morris County School of Technology Teacher Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

February 9, 2018

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 and private school educators and employees across the United States who are making a ...

Madison Rotary to Host George Washington Lecturer

The Madison Rotary Club invites members of the public to step back in time with a lecture from Jeffrey Finegan Sr., author of the “I Knew George Washington” book trilogy. Finegan will host his talk on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. inside Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse, 522 Southern Blvd. in Chatham. 

An avid collector of George Washington manuscripts and other important early ...

Annual Madison 5K Announced for May 6; Several Local Sponsors Provide Support

MADISON, NJ – The 15th annual Madison 5K Run, Walk and Kids Fun Run returns to Madison High School this year on Sunday, May 6 with donation help from several new and returning local sponsors. 

This year’s newest addition is THE MAX Challenge, a fitness studio located in the heart of the historic downtown district at 35 Main St. THE MAX Challenge uses a 10-week body ...

Madison Public Schools Receives $95,000 in Education Enrichment Grants from Madison Education Foundation

MADISON, NJ – The Madison Education Foundation awarded 20 new educational enrichment grants totaling over $95,000 for its fall 2017 grant cycle.

“This was a remarkable grant cycle,” said foundation Co-President Clare Sievers. “Not only were we able to fund new technology and equipment to support cutting-edge STEAM programs throughout the district, but ...

Preschool Tuition Assistance Applications Now Open in Madison

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morristown nonprofit Preschool Advantage is accepting applications for tuition assistance for children to attend its partner preschools for the school year beginning in September. Families demonstrating a commitment to education and financial need can apply for funding for a half day of preschool.

Children must be 3 or 4 years old by Oct. 1 to be ...

Madison High Ranks No. 34 in New Jersey in SAT Scores; No. 3 in Morris County

MADISON, NJ - Madison High ranks No. 34 on the state list and No. 3 in Morris County for 2016-17, according to the New Jersey School Performance Report statistics compiled by the state Department of Education.

Madison Students averaged 1,237 in its SAT scores; 621 in reading and 616 in math.

Mendham High, which ranks No. 27 in the state, is No. 1 in Morris County with ...

Thursday Morning Club to Hold 'Keep This, Toss That' Lecture March 1

Learn to overcome spring cleanups without stress during the Thursday Morning Club's "Keep This, Toss That" lecture, led by Jamie Novak.

The event begins at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 1 at the Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave. This lecture is free and the public is cordially invited to attend. 

If keeping up with clutter seems overwhelming, Novak, a ...

Rutgers Professor Suspended Following Reports of Sexual Misconduct Conviction

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – An adjunct professor at Rutgers University has been placed on administrative leave after reports surfaced that he has a sexual misconduct conviction.

Sombudha Adhikari, a lecturer at the business school, was suspended Thursday, university spokesperson Dory Develin confirmed, after the professor's record was brought to the attention of Rutgers-Newark ...

Spring Registration Now Open at The Adult School

The Adult School of the Chathams, Madison and Florham Park announced on Monday the opening of its spring registration.

Classes are offered in a diverse range of subject areas, including computers, foreign languages, arts and crafts, food and cooking, dance and music, career and finance, home and garden and sports and fitness. 

This spring will see the return of many of the ...

Chatham Board of Education Attorney Issues Statement Denying Allegations in Lawsuit Brought by Chatham Mother

CHATHAM, NJ – Matthew J. Giacobbe, the attorney representing the Chatham Board of Education, issued a brief statement Thursday denying allegations brought forth in a lawsuit and promising to "vigorously defend" the School District of the Chathams. 

A federal lawsuit was filed by Chatham mother, Libby Hilsenrath and her minor child, on Tuesday, Jan. claiming a ...

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High School Students Honored by Thursday Morning Club

February 5, 2018

The Thursday Morning Club of Madison held a Scholarship Social and Game Day on Jan. 25 at the Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave.

The event was a great success both socially and financially and honored the recipients of scholarships which sponsored students at multi-day institutes in June. HOBY (Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership) recipient Logan Sabol, his mother, Madison High ...