Education

June 21, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Under a brightening sky, 371 students of the Millburn High School Class of 2018 graduated today. “Change” was the theme of the day and was most visible in the blue gowns worn for the first time in MHS history by both male and female graduates. In the past, females donned white gowns ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Carthoris “Carter” Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High School, died Sunday night, according to Westfield Public Schools and a letter sent to parents by Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson. “Words cannot convey the grief we feel in the Westfield Public Schools community over the death ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Zachary Levine, a Millburn High School 10thgrader, has turned his lifelong love of music into being a valued member of the high school band. Zach’s mother Natalie Hiott-Levine explains that Zach “has a wonderful ear for music that compensates” for his blindness in one eye and ...

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MILLBURN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS Millburn, New Jersey * * A GE ND A* * REGULAR MEETING Millburn Township Board of Education Tuesday, June 19, 2018 7:45 PM – EDUCATION CENTER CALL TO ORDER SILENT COUNT OF BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT ANNOUNCEMENT OF MEETING ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn High School (MHS) Girl Up Club is making a difference as they raised awareness, and $1500, with their most recent event, hosting a walk for the Global 5K Walk. Millburn High School students came together hosting the event on June 10 at the South Mountain Recreation ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications to Rutgers University this year increased 9.4 percent over last year, university President Robert Barchi told the Board of Governors at a meeting this week. The university received nearly 45,000 applications this year, Barchi said. That included a 20 percent ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Three Millburn High School students, Nidhi Bhatt, Emma Hou, and Kavi Chopra, initiated an after-school French Enrichment program for fifth graders at the Washington School. Over the course of ten weeks, students learned basic French vocabulary and phrases. By the end of the program, ...

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On this last Friday of the school year, as I joined parents of our youngest students at the Millburn Integrated Preschool Graduation, I couldn’t help thinking that in the blink of an eye these 4 & 5-year-olds will be joining the ranks of our Millburn High School graduates.  These events are ...

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - Laura Mills of Short Hills and Kent Place senior, was New Jersey's recipient of the Billy Michal Student Leadership Award. On Thursday one student from each state was flown to New Orleans for the National WWII Museum's American Spirit Awards. For the second year, Mills created a ...

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MILLBURN, N.J. — Genius Gems, a unique STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) based learn and play space welcomed the Millburn community to experience this new 5,000 square foot facility on June 3 for their official grand opening. With over 24,000 magnetic tiles for building, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Lightbridge Academy of Millburn, a child care and education center, hosted its grand opening house on Saturday to introduce the community to its new franchise located at 27 Bleeker Street. It was also a celebration of its two-month anniversary. A lively crowd of parents, grandparents ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ  — Accusations of improper use of student funds by a school employee in 2016 is now the center of an official investigation by a third-party law firm hired by the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) to look into the matter. In order to ensure a “complete, thorough and ...

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The school year is winding down...but the next two weeks will be a whirlwind of Field Days and Field Trips, final exams, moving up ceremonies, clap-outs, and of course high school Graduation on June 21.    I have a few important reminders, as well as some tips for summer concerts and ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -  Three years of hard work came together for Millburn High School students in a selective Science Research Program at the 14th Annual Science Symposium on Thursday.  These students spend three years taking their interest in science methodology researching a single topic and ...

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MILLBURN, N.J. — The Millburn Board of Education on Monday broke its silence on the issue of protracted contract negotiations with the Millburn Education Association (MEA). The parties have been in negotiations for nearly a year, failing to reach an agreement at a second meeting with the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Due to an ongoing contract dispute, Millburn teachers protested ahead of the Board of Education meeting.

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As we come to the end of this year and start planning for 2018-2019, we would like to get some input from you about school district communications. Please take a few minutes to respond to this short Communications Survey.  I look forward to receiving feedback from Millburn parents, staff, students ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Hartshorn Elementary introduced a new initiative to help students collaborate and identify ways to serve the community. Change Agents contacted a number of city and state officials to highlight Officer Appreciation Day, that took place on May 17.  Several students, identified ...

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WEST ORANGE - The West Orange Board of Education said it will convene for a special session to consider an outside investigation to respond to multiple allegations made by a member of the public at a recent school board meeting. A citizen who attended the meeting on May 21 brought forth ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – After getting rained out last year, United States Marines successfully landed four military aircraft on the Millburn High School football field on Friday under sunny skies. At 10:00 am an MV-22 Osprey, a CH53 Super Stallion Helicopter, a UH-1 Huey Helicopter and an AH-1 Super Cobra ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Board of Education has selected Oyin Owolabi to fill the seat vacated by Michael King’s resignation due to relocation.  Owolabi will be sworn in at the Board of Education meeting on June 4.  She will serve as a member of the Board of Education from June 4 through ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- Millburn school district parents and student representatives urged the Board of Education on Monday to quickly settle ongoing contract negotiations with the Millburn Education Association. The prolonged deadlock between the board and the teachers’ union has lasted nearly a year ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hidden and separated from her sisters for years in an effort to survive the Holocaust, Maud Dahme -- one of countless 'hidden children' rescued -- implored fifth- and sixth-grade students at Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child to be respectful of one another. “It shouldn't’t matter ...

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As we heard about yet another school shooting today in Texas, I want to reiterate that we are committed to keeping our schools and students safe.  Since the Parkland shooting we have tightened security procedures at all of our schools, and we continue to review and refine them.  We added a number ...

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Congratulations… ...  to our Millburn High School Physics Bowl Team for their outstanding results in this year’s competition. The Division 1 Team [first year AP physics students taking AP Physics 1 and 2] was Ranked #4 in North America [USA and Canada]  and #1 in our region [NJ and PA]. They ...

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(Updated with comments from Board President Berylin Bosselman, edited for clarity). MILLBURN , NJ --  On “International Walk to School” on Wednesday, the Millburn School district encouraged its students to walk or bike to school, as part of an effort to reduce congestion and improve children's ...

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MILLBURN, NJ --  On “International Walk to School” on Wednesday, the Millburn School district encouraged its students to walk or bike to school, as part of an effort to reduce congestion and improve children's health and fitness. But for many parents in the Knollwood section of Short Hills near ...

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WARREN, NJ - “America saved my life,”  Erwin Ganz expressed to the entire eighth grade class at Warren Middle School (WMS), on Tuesday, April 17.  Ganz, one of the last survivors of Kristallnacht, came to share his personal story with the 8th graders at Warren Middle School. Ganz was born in ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- An internal investigation into allegations of a sexual nature at Glenwood Elementary school has found no evidence to substantiate the claims, Millburn Schools Superintendent Dr Christine Burton said in a statement Monday at the board of education meeting. The district had hired ...

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I want to thank Board Member Michael King for his service to our schools and to the Millburn community. Mike announced his resignation from the Board at Monday’s meeting, due to his family's pending relocation out of the district. In his almost 6 years on the Board, including a term as Board ...

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