Education

February 3, 2018

Facing Difference Challenge Some of our middle school students have been “Global Nomads” recently as they participated in the Facing Difference Challenge. This program is run by the organization Students Rebuild to help educators worldwide empower young people to reflect and take action toward ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn High School Music Department is in the final rehearsals of a host of works for the annual Winter Band Concert. The public is welcome on Wednesday, February 7 at 7:30 pm to enjoy offerings from the concert band, wind ensemble and not one, but two, symphonic bands.

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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 on Jan. 25, university spokesperson Dory Develin ...

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  Greetings from TechSpo 2018!   Techspo is the annual Educational Technology Training and Exhibition for school leaders and educators, sponsored by the New Jersey Association of School Administrators.  Our Technology Director, Evan Abramson, presented on “Turning Technicians into ...

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MILLBURN, N.J. — Washington School fifth graders participated in the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee. The school bee was the first round of the National Geographic Society’s 30th annual contest, a nationwide geography competition for 4th through 8th graders, designed to ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Middle School mother, Libby Hilsenrath, is the plaintiff, along with her minor child, federal lawsuit filed on Tuesday that names The School District of the Chathams, the Board of Education, the Chatham Middle School principal and teachers as defendents, claiming a violation ...

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MILLBURN, N. J.— The Glenwood trailers dominated the Millburn Board of Education meeting Monday evening. The removal of the two trailers, a temporary solution for overcrowding that ended up staying on school grounds for 14 years, has been an important issue for the community. The Glenwood's PTO ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy, following his inauguration last week, ​ticked off a list of lofty goals and​ progressive​ proposals for the state.  Yet allies and opponents have shown skepticism, or at least questioned, his vision for New Jersey Rutgers President Robert Barchi made ...

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MILLBURN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS Millburn, New Jersey * * A GE ND A* * REGULAR MEETING Millburn Township Board of Education Monday, January 22, 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 Board of Education is holding their Open Forum Sunday, January 21 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Millburn Public Library.  This “Conversation with Dr. Burton and the Board” is a great opportunity for us to share information about projects and programs of the school district ...

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Open Forum Sunday I invite you to join us for the 11th annual Board of Education Open Forum on Sunday from 1-3 pm at the Millburn Public Library. This “Conversation with Dr. Burton and the Board” is a great opportunity for us to share information about projects and programs of the school ...

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Millburn Schools will have a two hour delayed opening on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17 with all schools opening two hours later than normal. If snow accumulations exceed expectations overnight, a decision to close schools could be made in the early morning hours. We will plan to contact families in the ...

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Thank you to the Education Foundation for sponsoring last night's wonderful evening of Cocktails & Conversation about the ways we are using technology to enhance education in our schools.  Middle School Principal, John Connolly, shared the plans for the construction of spaces at MMS that will ...

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MILLBURN, N.J. — Millburn High School is altering its qualifying process for advanced placement (AP) courses for the academic year 2018-19, allowing some students to take certain courses without taking a separate test to gain admission into those classes. Students can take AP English Language, ...

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Newark, NJ – Essex County College is reporting a clean bill of health on its annual financial audit. The audit, completed last month by certified public accounting and auditing firm PKF O’Connor Davies, found no material weaknesses in the college’s internal controls and found ECC to be in ...

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I’m hoping this week’s weather is not an omen for what we can expect this New Year! There are some reports that temperatures across North America have been colder than Mars. It may certainly feel that way this coming weekend with more record-breaking cold heading our way.   We have had some ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Schools will have a two hour delayed opening tomorrow, Friday, January 5, with all schools opening two hours later than normal. Buses will pick up 2 hours later than their usual time. The Preschool morning class runs from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

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MILLBURN, N.J. — The Millburn Township Board of Education swore in the three new members elected on November 7. Business Administrator Cheryl Schneider administered the oath of office to Kate Foss, Louie Shen and Alex Zaltsman.  The election saw 10,238 votes cast for the four candidates for the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Schools will have a two hour delayed opening tomorrow, Thursday, January 4 with all schools opening two hours later than normal.  If snow accumulations exceed expectations overnight, a decision to close schools could be made in the early morning hours. We will plan to ...

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“You’ve got to believe” is a phrase we hear throughout the year – whether in reference to our favorite sports teams, or during this time of year as history, legends and faith come together to make holiday traditions for our children. I have been thinking about the importance of this message of ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - “Settle now! Settle now!” echoed in the Millburn High School parking lot as over 200 members of the Millburn Education Association (MEA), comprised of teachers, secretaries, and paraprofessionals, protested in the shadow of the Education Center on the night of December 19. The MEA ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair has been designated as one of the 30 safest college towns in the nation, according to a recent published report. SafeWise, a company that provides security brand comparisons and community safety reports, recently named Montclair as one of the 30 safest college towns in ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - A number of Millburn Township Public School teachers protested on Monday night before the final Board of Education meeting of the year. Teachers have been working without a contract and highlight the original promise of June 30. Signs read, "Mr. Gray, What Happened to June 30?", ...

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MILLBURN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS Millburn, New Jersey * * R E V I S E D    A G E N D A * *   REGULAR MEETING Millburn Township Board of Education   Monday, December 18, 2017 7:45 PM – EDUCATION CENTER     A. CALL TO ORDER   B. SILENT COUNT OF BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT    C.

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During this busy time of year, I hope you can make some time to attend one or more of these important parent programs coming up next week: NEW! Parents of Students Grades 6-12 are Invited to Attend: Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times Thursday, December 14, 7 pm, Millburn Middle ...

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Vaping Program I want to thank Shannon Dahse, MMAC and the Consortium of Superintendents and Student Assistant Coordinators for the important and informative program on Vaping presented at Millburn High School on Tuesday night.  The more than 200 parents and students in attendance learned some ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ– A Short Hills sixth-grader is using a community service grant to help organize a project geared to help Millburn be healthier, greener and stronger. Arnav Sharma was awarded a $500 grant through Disney Summer of Service and Youth Service America (YSA) to lead a community service ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Spirit week is back once again as the four grades compete for the ultimate title of champion at Friday night's Battle of the Classes, which will begin at 7:00 pm in the main gym. Each day this week has a different "theme" in which each grade can participate in their grade-assigned ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn High School students and staff participated in Village Supermarkets Bagging for Fundraising on Monday. Students and staff greeted customers and bagged groceries at the Shoprite on Morris Turnpike.  Everyone enjoyed helping customers while telling them about their fundraiser.

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Diamond Club announced a gift to of $353,200 to the Millburn Township School District to renovate the varsity baseball field, which will include new dugouts, upgraded fencing, new bullpens and stadium seating to take the spectator experience to the next level.  The plans ...

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