Education

September 18, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ – Niche.com released the 2019 list of the top elementary schools in New Jersey. Five Millburn Township elementary schools ranked in the top 20; Deerfield (4), Glenwood (5), Hartshorn (6), and Wyoming (8) and South Mountain (19). The Washington School, the newest elementary school in ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn High School Principal Dr. William Miron announced today that eighteen senior students from Millburn High School have been selected as Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Competition.  They are William Cerulli, Alexander Chen, Andrew Chen, Rachel Cifu, Julian ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Fresh off of summer vacation, the Millburn Board of Education met for the first time in the 2018-2019 school year. The main topic at hand was an update on the construction and renovation that had been going on in the district over the last several months. Along with a renovation to ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Week one of the 2018-2019 school year is in the books.  Thank you to all the administrators, teachers, staff, parents and students who helped make this week go smoothly.  The beginning of any school year always has a few bumps, as students and staff get used to new routines. Overall, ...

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Welcome Back Teachers and Staff! Our teachers and staff gathered today for the annual Convocation, and Barbecue courtesy of the Millburn Education Association.  Staff members were “clapped in” to the high school auditorium by a lineup of students, parents and administrators to celebrate their ...

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TRENTON, NJ— A request for a two-week extension has been awarded to the state of New Jersey to answer a lawsuit seeking to integrate New Jersey's schools, indicating that a settlement could be possible. A new deadline of Sept. 14 has been set. In a letter sent to Mercer County Superior Court ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa reported that the district is still considering school safety procedures for the upcoming school year, including possible armed Class III officers in every school. If the school district hired Class III offices for every school, LaSusa ...

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Time is running out to do your Back to School Update.  Please complete it as soon as possible in order to continue to have access to PowerSchool. We are calling and emailing those who have not yet completed the update for one or more of your children.  We have had some changes to our ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - This week we are welcoming 25 new staff members to Millburn for orientation and professional development.  They broke the ice with an “Amazing Race” scavenger hunt to meet staff and see our schools, found the key to an “Escape Room” as they learned about our technology tools, and ...

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SHORT HILLS, NJ - Christ Church Nursery School opened its doors in 1962 and has been serving the community for over 55 years. Hosting ten spacious classrooms that offer both half and full day schedules, the school also reserves two classrooms for their Drop In Center. The Drop In Center opened in ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - We just received sad news that a former Deerfield Principal, Dr. Harlan Clark, passed away this weekend. He was well-loved by former students and teachers. Here is his obituary sent to us by his son: http://www.legacy.com/obitua…/saltlaketribune/obituary.aspx… Condolences to his ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The first thing you notice when you walk into Lightbridge Academy of Millburn is all the smiling faces -  not just from the kids, but from everyone who works with them, from the front office to the classroom. The smiles all around are by design, said Lightbridge Academy's ...

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MILLBURN, NJ  — The Millburn Township Public Schools District is set to receive additional state aid in Gov. Phil Murphy's recently approved state budget. Gov. Phil Murphy's 2018-2019 Appropriations Act and revised budget now bring Millburn's state aid numbers up to $3,171.695 In 2017-2018 ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – Once again Millburn Township Public Schools ranks as one of the best school districts in America, according to the 2019 Niche.com rankings. This year Millburn tops the list as the No. 1 school district in New Jersey, moving up from the No.2 slot last year. Additionally, Millburn ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration yesterday. The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The opportunity to file Board of Education election petitions closed July 30 at 4:00 pm and Millburn has 8 candidates vying for four seats on the school board. One seat is to finish out the final year of Micheal King's unexpired term while the other three seats are for the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - A high level administrator at Rutgers University has resigned just one year after taking his position. Debasish "Deba" Dutta, chancellor of the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus, submitted his resignation Tuesday, according to the university. Dutta put out a university wide ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Eight students from Millburn and Short Hills attending Seton Hall University made the 2018 Spring Dean's List for academic achievements.  Cenk Demircan, Jamie Greene, Bridgette Johnson, John Kirollos, Timothy MacBeth, Nasima Nagim, Francis Kristoffer Robles and Jessica Romano ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Annika Sharma, a rising Senior at Millburn High School, is among 80 students selected as one of the 2018-2019 Governor’s STEM Scholars. Sharma will learn from and network with New Jersey STEM professionals, research organizations, academic institutions and state policymakers ...

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Jersey City, NJ – Short Hills resident and a member of Saint Peter's class of 1975, Frank L. Fekete, was elected chair of the Board of Trustees for the University replacing Thomas P. Mac Mahon ’68 as chair of the Board and will serve for a three-year term.  “Saint Peter’s University is in the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Superintendent of Millburn Township Public Schools is offering a mid-summer update.    I am interrupting your summer vacation to send you a few updates and reminders. If you have been by any of our schools, then you know that summer maintenance and construction projects ...

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SUMMIT, N.J. – Two Short Hills residents graduated from Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child. Fiona Erin Haggerty and Aaron O’Brien graduated from the co-ed K-6 Lower School.  Short Hills residents, Madison Dyer and Grace Sanders, joined the 61 other graduates of Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — Wearing traditional white gowns and holding pink roses in their gloved hands, two Short Hills residents, Madison Dyer and Grace Sanders, joined the 61 other graduates of Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child to walk across the stage and receive their diplomas. This was the 90th ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Isabella Becchi, a rising freshman at Morristown-Beard and Short Hills resident met Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) at his office in Washington, D.C. as part of a delegation from Running Start. The Running Start's conference is part of their mission to "support the young women ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Next year, Millburn Township Public Schools will be closed on November 7 for Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Twelve schools around the state, including Millburn, will close on the most popular day of the Hindu festival Diwali, while one will close on Nov. 6.  As the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Fire Marshall was called to the Millburn Board of Education met Tuesday, June 19, packed with teachers coming in from their earlier protest, pushing the occupancy limits beyond capacity. The teachers came out again to protest their lack of a new contract.    Millburn teachers ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Under a brightening sky, 371 students of the Millburn High School Class of 2018 graduated today. “Change” was the theme of the day and was most visible in the blue gowns worn for the first time in MHS history by both male and female graduates. In the past, females donned white gowns ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Carthoris “Carter” Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High School, died Sunday night, according to Westfield Public Schools and a letter sent to parents by Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson. “Words cannot convey the grief we feel in the Westfield Public Schools community over the death ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Zachary Levine, a Millburn High School 10thgrader, has turned his lifelong love of music into being a valued member of the high school band. Zach’s mother Natalie Hiott-Levine explains that Zach “has a wonderful ear for music that compensates” for his blindness in one eye and ...

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