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New School Schedule Tabled by the Millburn Board of Education

April 19, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - As soon as Board President Berylin Bosselman struck the gavel and began Monday night’s Board of Education meeting, the hot agenda topic focused on scheduling was tabled. A sigh of relief filled the crowded room, as concerned parents, who assembled to voice their disapproval of the revised hours for the 2018-2019 school year, awaited clarification from the Board. 

The ...

College Readiness Topic of Fourth Installment of 17-18 Parent Wellness Series Apr. 24

SUMMIT, NJ - Licensed psychologist and Certified Master Coach Dr. Joel Ingersoll has a message scrolled on his whiteboard: 'College Admission Does Not Guarantee College Readiness!"

Ingersoll, President and founder of Oradell-based Take On College -- which helps students develop effective high school and college transition and career success skills, and helps their parents ...

Holocaust Knowledge Fading; Bill Looks to Help Schools Stem the Tide

MILLBURN, NJ - On Holocaust Remembrance Day, a newly released study shows that the mantra of "never forget" is fading fast after 70 years. The findings from Schoen Consulting from their February study show that only 41% of Americans know what Auschwitz was and its role in the Holocaust, reports the New York Times.

The article also points out that 31% of Americans believe that two ...

Superintendent of Millburn Township Public Schools Update

I want to thank our principals, teachers and staff for the energy and enthusiasm they have put into making next week’s make-up days on Thursday and Friday something to look forward to.  There are many events planned at each of our schools, and I promise that they will be meaningful and special. 

I also want to thank our elementary school principals and teachers for the many ...

Evacuation at Millburn High School Caused by Kitchen Mishap

MILLBURN, NJ - Burnt quiches were the source of smoke that activated the fire alarm system at Millburn High School today, causing an evacuation of about 1,500 staff and students.

A fire drill had been conducted earlier in the morning, therefore when the fire alarm went off for the second time at around 1:08 P.M., many had already assumed the second alarm to be "the real ...

Teachers Stage Early Morning Protest in Millburn: Photo Coverage

MILLBURN, NJ - Teachers in Millburn are protesting their lack of a contract early Thursday morning outside Millburn High School. 

Millburn Board of Education Budget Presentation Overshadowed by Teacher Contract Negotiations

MILLBURN, N.J. — The Millburn Board of Education on Monday approved the preliminary 2018-19 school year budget.

The newly proposed budget calls for a 2.89% increase in the tax levy to meet additional operating expenses. The law permits the board of education to impose an increase in taxes of up to 2 percent without getting a vote from the public, along with the ...

Millburn's Referendum Construction Plans Kick in at Millburn High School

MILLBURN, N.J. — The Referendum Project, which was approved last year for the Millburn Township Public Schools district, is starting to take place at Millburn High School.

In December of this past year, upgrades to the fire and burglar alarm systems began. Many areas of the high school now have small holes throughout the ceiling that will house new alarm devices when the system ...

Millburn Board of Education Brings in Third Party Investigator to Address Glenwood Letters

MILLBURN, N.J. — The Millburn School district is hiring a third-party investigator to conduct an internal investigation on the anonymous letters sent to dozens of Glenwood School parents earlier this month alleging sexual abuse at the elementary school.

The board of education on Monday approved the hiring of Jackson Lewis, P.C. at a rate of $250 an hour for attorney ...

Anonymous Letters Cause Concern in Millburn Community

MILLBURN, N.J. — Anonymous letters sent shock waves through the Glenwood Elementary School community with serious accusations. Postmarked out of St. Paul, Minnesota, the typewritten letters warn parents that their children are potential victims of sexual assault from "a group of adults" at the school.

The Millburn Police Department continues to investigate, but ...

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