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Superintendent of Millburn Schools Update: State Will Provide $7.6M Toward Referendum Projects

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Dr. Christine Burton Credits: Jonathan Sym
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MILLBURN, NJ - Congratulations to the Class of 2016! It did not rain during the ceremony this morning, so I predict sunny days ahead for these new Millburn graduates. I invite you to “attend” the graduation courtesy of MHS Studio462, to enjoy a touching and funny address from Class President Sarah Park; the annual presentation of the Sally S. deVeer Memorial Award of Excellence in Teaching to MMS Spanish Teacher Ms. Nilda Gaud; and a “A Tribute to Millburn High School,” composed by Jacob Gluckman ‘16 and performed by members of the MHS Chorale. 

As we come to the end of this school year, please note that there have been a couple of changes to next year’s calendar. Monday, October 10, will now be an early dismissal day for all students, with staff development in the afternoon. Schools will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017 as it is the official New Year’s Day holiday. School will resume on Tuesday, January 3 after the winter recess. You can download the 2016-2017 school calendar here. 

At Monday’s Board of Education meeting, the Board acknowledged and approved the receipt of Preliminary Eligible Cost letters for the proposed Referendum. The state has determined that it will provide debt service aid in the amount of $7,618,199 on our proposed referendum projects. That brings the net cost of the proposed referendum to $17,974,977 from the total cost of $25,593,176. Learn more here, and of course at our Referendum website. Stay tuned as we will also share regular updates during the summer. Please email us with questions and comments at referendum@millburn.org.

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To help you enjoy your travels and vacation safely, I want to share some Summer Safety Tips courtesy of our own Millburn-Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad. (They are always looking for volunteers and support – find out more at www.mshvfas.org.)

I wish you all a wonderful summer, filled with reading, wonder and surprises!

 

Christine Burton

 

Dr. Christine Burton

Superintendent of Schools

(973) 376-3600 (X151) 

christine.burton@millburn.org

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