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Education

July 4, 2022

The Millburn School District wants to revise its approach to accelerated and Advanced Placement (AP) courses for Millburn students and is working with Hanover Research to collect data and analyze where the program can improve.  The company presented its findings at the June 20 board ...

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CLINTON, NY - The following local residents received Bachelor of Arts degrees from Hamilton College on Sunday, May 22, in a Commencement ceremony concluding the college's 210th year: Kathryn Shepard of Millburn (07041). A psychology major, Shepard graduated cum laude. Matthew Jordan of ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Claims that comedian Chelsea Handler’s three abortions while attending Livingston High School (LHS) led to the New Jersey district’s refusal to induct her into its alumni Hall of Fame are being disputed by Livingston Public Schools (LPS) officials, who released the following ...

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Congratulations to Millburn High School's 2022 graduates! Thank you to  Millburn Communications Coordinator of Millburn Public Schools Nancy Dries and the parents who shared photos. If anyone else wants to email pictures to emargulis@tapinto.net we'll add them.

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BETHLEHEM, PA - Jeff Rosenthal of Short Hills, NJ graduated with a Master of Science in Accounting and Information Analysis degree with a major(s) in Accounting and Information Analysis from Lehigh University in Spring 2022.

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ATLANTA, GA--Terrence Shi of Millburn, NJ, has earned a Bachelor of Science in Computational Media with Highest Honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

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Wonder, a new home dining experience serving 22 towns in New Jersey, has announced its first-ever Student of the Year awards. The company is currently accepting nominations for 2022 high school graduates that exemplify Wonder’s core values of mastery, compassion, and courage. "These communities ...

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The last couple of years have been challenging for students as they missed many milestones because of the pandemic. One prom-goer's mom noted, “These kids missed a significant chunk of ‘regular’ high school due to COVID.” She added, “They had no junior proms, events were canceled and opportunities ...

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BETHLEHEM, PA-- Five Short Hills residents graduated from Lehigh University in May.  Chrissie Faenza earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Journalism with High Honors. Andrew Kam earned a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics degree with a major in Accounting and Finance ...

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NEWARK, DE---One Millburn resident and five Short Hills residents were named to the University of Delaware Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester. Haley Gerstein of Short Hills Samantha Parker of Short Hills Caroline Cariddi of Short Hills  Kathryn Schneider of ...

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Seniors Ria Bhavaraju, Jeffrey Ho, Dylan Liu-Walter, Ryan Park, Ambika Polavarapu and Aaryan Pugazendhi presented their research at the Science Research Symposium. According to Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton, "Guest Speaker Dr. Kevin Campos spoke to the current and incoming research students ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (second row six from left) congratulates students from the Essex County Schools of Technology District (Donald Payne School of Technology, Newark Tech and West Caldwell School of Technology) for being accepted into some ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - In the midst of the Montclair State University graduation, a proposal took place on June 2. Kathy Fevrius was called to the stage during the graduation ceremony, as nearly 350 people waited patiently for the time when their names will be called to receive their ...

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Millburn Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton shared in her weekly email that the Millburn Board of Education (BOE) passed a new policy on first reading to approve the addition of a student representative to the board in the fall.    Nearby towns like Livingston and West Orange ...

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Tulane named Millburn-Short Hills students to its Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester: Cameron Tuths Sydney Gotsch Isabelle Goldfarb  Students must maintain a 3.70-grade point average to be on the Dean's List. Let us know if your student has made Dean's List at her/his college ...

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BETHLEHEM, PA - Lehigh University named eight Short Hills residents to its Dean's List for the Spring 2022 semester: Jordana Bell   Claire Kirshenbaum   Jason Kopito   Bryan Levy   Robin Mathieu Maillard   Paige Nemet   Jack Schob  Viraj Sethi   Students who earn a ...

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Millburn Middle School has been designated a No Place for Hate School for the 3rd consecutive school year.  No Place for Hate® is an initiative of the Anti-Defamation League, to encourage schools to commit to programs that combat bias and bullying. They foster a culture of respect and create a ...

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A week and a half after the devastating mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvaldi, TX, Dr. Burton used her weekly Superintendent Update email to remind parents about school safety procedures. She began, “Over the past week, we have continued to ensure that all of our safety and security ...

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Saint Rose of Lima Academy 8th graders Dennis Digiacomo and Conor Naughton both received the Gerald V. Sheehan, '48 Academic Scholarship to St.Peter's Prep in Jersey City, the only Jesuit high school in New Jersey. This scholarship covers the entire cost of tuition during each of the student’s ...

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EVANSTON, IL—The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has released the names of over 2,600 winners of its college- and university-funded scholarships--who were chosen from approximately 4,000 students. The colleges sponsor Finalist students who receive between $500 and $2,000 annually for ...

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Two Millburn residents and one Short Hills resident were named to the Dean's List at the University of Vermont. Fiona Duckworth, Animal Sciences major, from Millburn, NJ is in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Anna Klieger, English major, from Millburn, NJ is in the College of ...

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John Gruchacz from Short Hills graduated from DePauw University with a BA in Communication on May 22, 2022. Congrats!

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In the wake of the Robb Elementary School tragedy, Millburn Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton shared some school safety protocols that are already in place and mentioned that other confidential measures are also in practice.  Here are the security policies: As a result of the 2020 ...

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Millburn Middle School 8th-grader, Kedaar Shankarnarayan achieved a national-level achievement in the internationally recognized Math Kangaroo Contest in 2022. Kedaar ranked No. 1 nationally in the Math Kangaroo Contest for 8th Graders, with a perfect score (120 out of 120), and was the only ...

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Shaiya Fand of Milburn has been named to Southern New Hampshire University's Winter 2022 Dean's List. The Dean's List requires full-time undergraduate students to maintain a grade-point average of 3.500 to 3.699 and earn 12 credits during the semester.  

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EVANSTON, IL — National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced this year’s National Merit $2,500 scholarship winners who were chosen from 15,000 Finalists in the 2022 National Scholarship Program. Short Hills recipients: Eric Dong, probable career field: Computer Science Aryan ...

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Bring Your Child To Work Day Millburn Middle School (MMS) has participated in Bring Your Child To Work Day since Principal John Connolly started there five years ago. He explained, “It’s a great opportunity for students to see teachers in a different light as real people.” He noted, “It’s ...

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Vikrant Kawadkar, a fifth-grader at Washington School, participated in the 2022 National Science Bee Northern NJ Regional Finals in Ridgewood, NJ on April 30. He won first place in the Elementary Division and was crowned champion. Now he moves on to the National Championship of ...

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Fifth grade Washington Elementary School teacher Theresa Del Vecchio recently published a new book called Cotton Candy Skies and French Fries. The books she's published in the past include A Trip to Turtle Back Zoo, The Thankful Squirrel and Ella’s Wonderful Wild Hair. Del Vecchio described ...

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