Education

December 18, 2018

TWO BOARD VACANCIES IN MILLBURN BOARD OF EDUCATION The Millburn Board of Education announces two vacancies for a Board position, effective immediately. The Board, within the powers delegated to it by law, is the policy-making legislative branch of the Millburn School District. The individuals ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Several current members of the Millburn Board of Education (BOE) recently finished their terms and had their last meeting this past Monday. Their departure was coupled with the sudden resignation of two other members of the BOE The regularly departing board members are board ...

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Dear Parents and Staff, We are continuing to investigate the incident at the Middle School with administrators and law enforcement.  As educators, we are putting our focus on ensuring our students understand the impact words and symbols have, and the ramifications they can cause.  Mr.

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MILLBURN, NJ - In an email addressed to parents in the Millburn School District, School Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton sent out an email noting that that swastikas and the letters KKK had recently been found etched into a desk in a sixth grade classroom. This incident follows the discovery ...

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Dear Millburn Parents/Guardians, I am writing to inform you that graffiti in the form of a swastika, and the letters KKK, were found on a desk in a sixth-grade classroom at the Middle School.  Please see the attached letter that Millburn Middle School Principal, John Connolly has sent home to ...

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Dear Parents and Staff, I would like to thank MMAC for the Vaping Program they offered for parents on Tuesday night. Nancy Kislin presented a Show & Tell of juuls, cartridges and other vaping paraphernalia, shared information about the dangers of vaping, and heard the concerns of ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Middle School 8th Graders in Ms. Mary D’Alessio’s and Ms. Melissa Pedreiras’s English classes used what they learned about Education, Empathy and Enlightenment through literature to raise funds for Morristown-based Preschool Advantage. After reading John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - In the aftermath of winter storm Avery, which dumped almost six inches of snow in the New York metropolitan area, Millburn Superintendent Christine Burton presented a district action plan at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, Nov. 19. In the run up to the storm, Dr.

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Dear Parents and Staff, Happy Thanksgiving! I know I am grateful for the staff, students and families in the Millburn school community, and I wish you all a happy, healthy and safe Thanksgiving. As you may remember, this year we are working with Challenge Success: from Stanford University, ...

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Dear Parents, Since Thursday night we have been in debrief mode.  A number of positive suggestions have been made regarding the emergency closing/delay process and our district response. We are also hearing great stories of how principals, staff, students and parents came together to make the ...

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Dear Parents, I want to thank all of you again for your patience and understanding during yesterday’s storm.  I especially want to thank all of the principals, vice principals, instructional supervisors, supervisors, district administrators, teachers, custodians, nurses, paraprofessionals and ...

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Dear Millburn Parents and Staff, Thank you for your understanding on this first day of winter weather.  Please know that our first priority is always the safety of our students and staff.  We are also very sensitive to how much impact the decision to open or close schools in bad weather can have ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - I want to thank the MHS SAVe Warriors Club for their efforts on behalf of our veterans, especially during this Veterans month.  They held their annual luncheon today for local veterans, with members of all services in attendance at Millburn High School.  It is always an honor to be ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Have you seen the tweets, posts and Middle School signs about Upstanders of the Week?  Wondering what an Upstander of the Week is? With the help and commitment of the Jets NFL franchise, Millburn Middle School is asking its students to “Jet Up” and help tackle bullying. MMS ...

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I am running for the Millburn Board of Education because I believe that Millburn Schools are the crown jewels of our town. Not only do they produce unrivaled academic results, but they also house our most precious assets: our children. Maintaining that excellence while adapting to modern ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Utilizing the new Millburn Innovative Learning Lab (MILL) space on Saturday, Millburn High school put on its inaugural Edcamp. The event, which was designed to show teachers new strategies and tools for their classroom, took place in the MILL and several other classrooms near the ...

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Hello, I am Danielle Prieto, town resident for 14 years and mother to three boys, two of which are now in seventh and ninth grade. After 27 years working on a derivatives trading floor, I retired last March and started going to BOE meetings and looked for ways, given my skill set, on how I can ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Municipal Alliance Committee (MMAC) together with Millburn schools is celebrating Red Ribbon Week from October 22 – 31st.  Red Ribbon Week is a national campaign dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of alcohol and substance abuse and highlights ways in which to ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Hartshorn School in Short Hills participated in the Kids Heart Challenge, an event which students learn about their hearts as well as to raise money for the American Heart Association. The event reminds students that our hearts function best when we care both mentally and ...

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MURRAY HILL, NJ - Students from Millburn High School were among students from 10 high schools from around New Jersey who were invited to Nokia Bell Labs in Murray Hill, NJ, on October 18. The visit was part of Nokia’s community outreach program to encourage young people to learn science, ...

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We will continue to use the SchoolMessenger notification system to alert you of inclement weather announcements for school closings, delays and other emergencies, via phone, email and text messages. We also use this system for sending out general emails and news, transportation schedule changes, as ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Christ Church Nursery School enjoyed a visit from the Millburn Fire Department on Monday.  Battalion Chief Jim Boyle and Firefighter Frank Rios arrived on their fire truck to talk with each preschool class about fire safety and what to expect if firefighters ever have to come ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – The Kent Place School recently announced that seniors Tarika Bansal and Sasha Khidekel of Short Hills, were named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit® Scholarship Program. Commended Students place among the top five percent of the more than 1.5 million students in the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -The Millburn Board of Education took the opportunity to showcase the new Millburn Innovative Learning Lab (M.I.L.L.) at the most recent meeting held in the facility on Monday night. The former home of the school library has now been retrofitted into a completely modular space that ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - On Sunday, October 7th, Christ Church in Short Hills will recognize and celebrate Christ Church Nursery School. All are welcomed and invited to attend the 10:00 service where the children of CCNS will process in with the new school banner. During the service, the school’s Director ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Anna Loprete '19 of Short Hills is one of four Oak Knoll seniors recognized on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, for their individual academic performances on the 2017 preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Loprete's classmates Caroline Abel ’19, of Morristown; Maria ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - For the fourth consecutive year, the Public School Districts of Berkeley Heights, Chatham, Millburn, New Providence and Summit -- led by their superintendents and school assistance counselors -- have joined to host a series of programs focusing on the challenges and needs of students ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Christ Church Nursery School introduced its first gardening class for preschoolers this fall.  Led by the new staff gardener, the students identified various plants in the freshly planted garden by matching pictures to plants, admired the small, medium and large pumpkins and ...

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MILLBURN, NJ —Millburn High School graduates Evan Bitan and Chelsea Schwartz have been named the 2018 recipients of The Millburn/Short Hills Scholastic Boosters’ “Give a Boost” Awards, presented by Investors Bank. The awards of $1,000 each were presented by Boosters President Jennifer Baer at the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Our Challenge Success core team of administrators and teachers attended our first seminars last weekend at Stanford University, where we engaged in train the trainer sessions in order to bring lessons back to our larger MMS and MHS building teams.  Those teams will use the resources ...

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