Education

August 3, 2020

MILLBURN, NJ — In her latest email update, sent out at the end of last week, Millburn Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton laid out the district's plans in regard to returning students to school this September. The full text of the letter is below: Dear Millburn Schools Community, At this ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — In a second of a three-part series, TAPinto offers its readership an insight into what local area principals are envisioning as September draws near.  Although there are so many moving parts that comprise a school district, it is the building leader – the principal – who is the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — It has now been four months since New Jersey schools were ordered to close their buildings immediately and provide instruction through remote learning due to the pandemic.  Many districts had at best one or two days to present professional development to staff onsite prior to the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — On Monday night, the Millburn Board of Education unveiled plans for reopening schools in the fall. All Board members displayed understanding of the seriousness of the pandemic and all plans are being guided by the mission to: “provide for the health and safety of all staff and ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — After having their scholarly world turned upside down in March as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Millburn High School Class of 2020 went out on a triumphant note, as they officially celebrated their graduation ceremony in a series of socially-distant mini-celebrations on the ...

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NEWARK, DE — Congratulations to the following Millburn/Short Hills students, who have been named to the University of Delaware Dean's List for the Spring 2020 semester: Matthew Ayoub Caitlin Caulfield Maxfield Feigelman Haley Gerstein David Jordan Michael Levinson Gabriel ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Wednesday morning, the Millburn High School Class of 2020 graduated from the district in the school’s 125th Commencement Program. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s ceremony was virtual, both streamed on YouTube and aired on local TV channels. While there are plans to hold ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — As virtual graduation draws closer this week, the Millburn School District has been releasing a series of videos call the "Senior Send-Off." The videos are dedicated to the Class of 2020, and the district has been releasing one video each day. In honor of this year's graduating ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — When the COVID-19 pandemic stole the last stretch of senior year, the Millburn High School Class of 2020 began their quest to salvage bits and pieces of their remaining time in the district. While a timetable for graduation opened up eventually, and seniors were treated to a decision ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — In the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department, Millburn Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton used her latest update to speak to parents about the board and the district's reaction to the video of Floyd's murder, as well that events that have ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - With yesterday's announcement that in-person graduation ceremonies will be allowed starting in July, the path is now clear for Millburn High School to potentially hold a ceremony, even if it will look wildly different from any other held in recent memory. While nothing has been ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has officially ended in-person learning for the year, an outside hope remains that physical graduation ceremonies can still be salvaged in some form. In that mindset, a number of student body leader from across the state, including Millburn's ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — After being selected as finalists earlier this academic year, two Millburn High School students and one Newark Academy student who lives in Millburn were named among the many winners in a nationwide scholarship competition. Amanda Huang, Ethan Zhang and Warren Sunada-Wong ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Yesterday afternoon, students at Wyoming Elementary School said "batter up," as they welcomed author David Kelly into the district for a virtual chat. Kelly is known for writing the Ballpark Mysteries Series, as well as an offshoot known as the Ballpark Mysteries Super Specials.

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MILLBURN, NJ — Ryan Park, a sophomore at Millburn High School won first place in Mathematics and Computer Science during the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) on April 22. The JSHS describes itself as a “U.S. Army, Navy, and Air-Force sponsored STEM competition, which ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — during their Monday evening meeting, the Millburn Board of Education discussed the budget for the 2020-2021 school year and updated plans for virtual learning. Priorities for the 2020-2021 budget include meeting salary and benefit obligations for personnel, increasing cyber ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — The latest U.S. News and World Report annual high school rankings were recently released, and like clockwork, Millburn High School found itself near the top of the list yet again. The district came in 16th overall in the state of New Jersey and 366th overall nationally. Of note is ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — in the midst of the COVID-19, everyone has been quarantined to their homes to maintain social distancing guidelines. This lack of interaction can be frustrating, but several Millburn students have refused to remain powerless. Instead, they have seized this opportunity to generate ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — As students return to virtual school after Spring Break, the Millburn Board of Education spent yesterday evening’s meeting focusing on district plans to improve district learning, moving into phase “2.0.” Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton opened the meeting by reassuring ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Even though schools are shut down indefinitely in response to COVID-19, Millburn students are still working hard, as exemplified by Millburn High School sophomore Ryan Park’s first place win in the Jersey Shore Junior Science Symposium (JSJSS). According to the JSJSS, its goal “is ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Yesterday afternoon, the Millburn Board of Education (BOE) met virtually for the first time during the COVID-19 pandemic. On the docket was the district’s plan for continuing distance learning. There are now 18 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Millburn and the virus is continuing to ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Friday, March 20 marked the end of the first week of distance learning across Millburn Township Public Schools. Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, the initial two weeks quarantine planned by the Board of Education has been extended indefinitely. In her update letter on Friday, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — As the students in the Millburn School District continue their distance learning, Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton has been in regular contact through the email, sending out reminders and tips to students and parents in the district who are working through the decision to learn ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — It has been a bittersweet week for Millburn Robotics, as a state championship win was tempered with the knowledge that the team will not be able to compete in this year's world championships. On Saturday, March 8, the reigning world-champion Millburn High School Robotics team won ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — After Millburn Schools made the decision to go to an online learning schedule from March 16 – 27 following a half day on Friday, March 13, TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills reached out to Millburn Board of Education (BOE) President Alex Zaltsman to learn more about the plan. The ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — After receiving feedback from the Millburn community regarding school start times, the school district has begun moving forward on the process of exploring different start times. At Monday's Millburn Board of Education (BOE) meeting, the board unveiled four options up for ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Earlier this month, members of Millburn High School’s Ocean Conservation Club visited  Ms. Ann Rider's third graders class at Glenwood Elementary School. The visit took place on Monday, Feb. 10. Club members Jasmine Ali, Julia Aronovich and Alessandra Ayoub gave a presentation to ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — How does a district known for sending most of its students to college showcase pathways outside the traditional model? During Monday night's Millburn Board of Education (BOE) meeting, the board heard from Roger Askins, the transition coordinator at Millburn High School, and Kelly ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — In a presentation on the final night before the referendum election, Millburn Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton outlined the Capital & Maintenance Plan (C&MP) at the Board of Education (BOE) meeting. First, an overview. C&MP is a plan by the Millburn School District ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - This past Tuesday, the Millburn Board of Education brought in Dr. Khyati Joshi to educate the community on race, immigration, and citizenship. Joshi is a professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University and founder of the Institute for Teaching Diversity and Social Justice. This level ...

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