Education

October 31, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A  Nazi swastika was found gratified on the outside of Stonier Hall​, near the Brower Commons dining hall, over​ the Halloween weekend, university officials confirmed. The latest incident comes less than a week after​ W​hite supremacist recruitment posters were found across ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The following is a profile of Oyin Owolabi. Why are you running for BOE?  I am running for the BOE primarily to help sustain the tradition of excellence that our school system is known for. The competition from other great school systems around us is fierce and Millburn cannot ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The following is a profile of Kate Foss Rifkin. About me: I’ve been a resident in Millburn/Short hills for 17 years, volunteering in many capacities in our schools and township as I strongly believe in service and the power of community. As a Certified Life Coach, I’m used to ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The following is a profile of Louie Shen. About me: I have been a Short Hills resident for three years. I have two boys, my older one is 6, younger one is 5, in first grade and K at Glenwood. I work from home. I have a consulting business, marketing for small companies. Why are ...

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Millburn, NJ -- An emphasis on process, greater transparency and stronger communication channels between the board of education and the community were among the main themes that were discussed at the Millburn Board of Education Candidates’ forum on Tuesday night. The forum, sponsored by the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The following is a profile of Alex Zaltsman. About me: My wife and I moved to Millburn in 2015. This is really our third year living here. My son is in first grade at Deerfield and I have a 3-year-old daughter in preschool.  Why are you running for Board of Education?  In ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Student activists are pushing for the suspension of a professor ​who has allegedly posted dozens of ​outrageously ​anti-Semitic posts on his Facebook profile. The petition, started by Rutgers first-year-student Miriam Waghalter, asks that the university take “swift action” ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- The Millburn Board of Education on Monday voted 8 - 1 to approve the draft calendar for the year 2018-19. The calendar includes two additional days off for professional development that coincide with the holidays of Diwali and the Lunar New Year and a shortened mid-winter break in ...

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Respect & Kindness Our schools have been commemorating the Week of Respect, the annual week of awareness, education and focus on the importance of treating others with kindness. Our students have been learning about good leadership, and sharing that understanding by making posters, ...

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MILLBURN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS Millburn, New Jersey * * AGENDA* * REGULAR MEETING Millburn Township Board of Education Monday, October 23, 2017 7:45 PM – EDUCATION CENTER A. CALL TO ORDER B. SILENT COUNT OF BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT C. ANNOUNCEMENT OF MEETING NOTICE On May 26, 2017, a ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) results are in and Millburn can see how it ranks against other New Jersey schools.  The PARRC is an eight-state consortium along with the District of Columbia, and the Bureau of Indian Education, that assess ...

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Calendar Information As you know the calendars for the school years from 2018 through 2021 have been under discussion.  In the coming week the Administration and Board of Education Program Committee will be reviewing final versions of these calendars to provide the appropriate balance of ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Coming off an undefeated season last year, Hartshorn Elementary hosted thirty-six students vying for a coveted spot on this year's chess team. The students battled through 5 chess matches for almost two and a half hours to checkmate the competition.  The team will again compete ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – New Jersey high school students with an eye for photography have until April 14, 2018 to enter the County College of Morris (CCM) Sixth Annual Photo Contest for the chance to win prizes and be recognized at a CCM art exhibition. Millburn Camera ASAP in Millburn is sponsoring this ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - During a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 26, Montclair State University officials opened a new, high-tech, multimedia School of Communication and Media Building. “We believe this is the most technologically advanced media and production facility of any university in North ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Board of Education on Monday unanimously voted in favor of a resolution to find ways to “include days off in the school calendar that coincide with the holidays of Chinese New Year and Diwali.” The vote was met with applause and cheers from members of the Indian and ...

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MILLBURN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS Millburn, New Jersey * * A GE ND A* * REGULAR MEETING Millburn Township Board of Education Monday, October 9, 2017 7:45 PM – Millburn High School Media Center A. CALL TO ORDER B. SILENT COUNT OF BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT C. ANNOUNCEMENT OF MEETING ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Thank you to the more than 400 community members who took time to provide insight and comments on the draft calendars that were proposed at last week’s Board of Education meeting. Your comments were reviewed and tallied and taken into consideration as I revised the drafts to reflect ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Two Millburn High School students, Kavi Chopra and Robin Maillard, initiated a first of its kind French After School Enrichment Program at Wyoming Elementary School. In this program, students ages 6-9 learned basic French vocabulary and phrases and are exposed to various aspects of ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – Millburn High School staff and students were under a shelter in place earlier Wednesday morning after a faculty member had a medical emergency. The shelter in place was initiated via an announcement over the PA system at around 9:50 A.M. this morning, and it went into fourth ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Board of Education is expected to consider the approval of draft calendars for the next three academic years at its meeting next Monday, October 9.  The draft calendars include two additional holidays – Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, and the Chinese New ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - At Monday night’s Board of Education meeting, the Board reviewed and discussed proposed calendars for the 2018-2019, 2019-2020, 2020-2021 school years.  The BOE Program Committee and the administration have been reviewing the calendars over the past few months to address several ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Superintendent of Millburn Public Schools issued the following midweek update on the busing situation.  I want to update you of some transportation developments and progress we have made since Monday’s Board of Education meeting. We have hired an Acting Supervisor of ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Parents lined up at the Millburn Board of Education meeting to express their fury that the school administration had not yet successfully resolved what has been called a “colossal failure” in student busing this fall. The meeting Monday night ran well into the evening finally ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - After the long weekend, parents and students at the Washington School awoke to find the busing problems that have plagued the district since the first day of school continued Monday morning. A messsage from the district read: This is a message from Millburn Schools for ...

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MILLBURN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS Millburn, New Jersey * * A GE ND A* * REGULAR MEETING Millburn Township Board of Education Monday, September 25, 2017 7:45 PM – HIGH SCHOOL MEDIA CENTER A. CALL TO ORDER B. SILENT COUNT OF BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT C. ANNOUNCEMENT OF MEETING NOTICE On ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn football team captured their first victory on September 15, but it was not all smiles around the high school. An ambulance had to be called during the game to tend to an alleged intoxicated Millburn student. Unfortunately, this was not the lone incident in or around ...

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