Education Top Stories

April 17, 2019

MILLBURN, NJ - Morgan Andrews’ aspiration to become an early childhood teacher is rooted firmly in her experiences at the South Mountain YMCA. When she aged out of the YMCA’s Teen Adventure Camp after four summers, Andrews became a counselor-in-training and then a junior counselor at YKNOTS ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Township Public Schools is pleased to announce the annual opening of applications for its Integrated Preschool Program.  The Millburn Integrated Preschool program has been a valuable service to the community since September 1993.  The Millburn Township Public Schools’ ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - More than 100,000 people are expected to descend on Rutgers University for Rutgers Day, the university’s annual welcome and show-and-tell for New Jersey residents This year, more than 600 free programs featuring hands-on demonstrations, interactive activities and student ...

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Dear Parents and Staff, As we come to Spring Break in our school calendar, I want to remind students, staff and parents of the importance of truly taking a break.  Whether you are on a vacation or stay-cation, be sure to find time to, as Dr. Miron’s high school sign says, “Relax, Rejuvenate and ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - I want to send out Congratulations and Good Luck to our 11 Millburn  Odyssey of the Mind teams who are heading to the State Competition tomorrow at Ewing High School in Ewing, NJ. First and second place winners from the State competition will move on to compete at the World Finals at ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn High School will serve as the site of a workshop tonight for parents and guardians to hear the steps the school district has been taking with Dr. Khyati Joshi, Director, Institute for Teaching Diversity & Social Justice and Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - As the month of March ended, residents in town got the opportunity to peek behind the curtain and see what the Millburn Robotics club really does as part of demo day in the Millburn Innovative Learning Lab (MILL). Students on the VEX robotics team demonstrated the newest robot, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - An Odyssey of the Mind team of Millburn Middle School sixth-graders brought home the rare and highly coveted Renatra Fusca Creativity award from the Skylands Regional Odyssey Tournament on March 16. The Creativity Award is given to a team or individual for demonstrating ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Korean Parent Organization (KPO) of Millburn/Short Hills is proud to announce the winners of their Annual Essay Competition. The theme of this year's competition was “Views on affirmative action and its impact on Korean/Korean-American students.”   The competition was ...

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Dear Parents and Staff, I want to encourage all parents, staff, middle and high school students and community members to join us on Tuesday evening for this very important Conversation on Diversity, Identity and Social Justice.  Dr. Khyati Joshi, Director, Institute for Teaching Diversity ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - This past Friday, members of the Millburn-Short Hills community gathered together to help the Millburn School district stretch its budget farther. The event, known as Millburn Schools Rock is in its 11th year, while, the Millburn-Short Hills Education Foundation has been around ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - At Monday's Millburn Board of Education (BOE) meeting, the board heard a presentation about diversity and inclusion efforts in the district. Holly Foley, the instructional supervisor for grades five through eight was on hand to update the board about some of the projects the ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - In recognition of their selection to various local, state, and regional ensembles, students at Millburn High School's music department were honored at the most recent Board of Education (BOE) meeting in the Millburn Ed. Center this past Monday. The students were each mentioned by ...

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Dear Parents and Staff, I was so impressed with the Millburn High School’s Black Student Union’s 3rd annual Black History Assembly yesterday.  Under this year’s theme of African Artistry, the students performed dances inspired by African American history including hip-hop and step.  They also ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The following Millburn High School Music Department students were accepted to 2018-2019 All North Jersey Region I, New Jersey All State, and All Eastern ensembles. In addition, three students were accepted to and will perform with the Summer 2019 Honors Performance High School Band ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn High School Art Students have won 57 awards in the 2019 Northern NJ Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition.  The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition is sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers. The mission of the competition ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Students from 4 Millburn schools participated in this year’s National Geographic GeoBee competition.  During the month of January, students at Hartshorn, Wyoming, Washington and Millburn Middle Schools participated in the qualifiers for the State and National GeoBee ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Students in the Millburn School District have a variety of avenues to express their creativity and explore potential career opportunities. Monday night at the Millburn Board of Education (BOE), one of those students go the chance to present to the board. Daniel Sirota, a junior ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - going into the 2018-2019 school year with the new Common Lunch schedule, one of Millburn High School's key concerns was how to regulate who can leave the building. Previously, students in grades nine through 11 were divided into two different 30-minute lunch periods, and seniors had ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - At the Millburn Board of Education (BOE) meeting this past Monday, two new members were sworn in to bring the board back to full capacity. In a special selection process, John Westfall-Kwong and Sonali Ganti were selcted from a field of 11 potential candiates to replace the ...

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