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Education

June 10, 2022

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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Three Millburn High School students presented their research at the prestigious 60th National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (NJSHS) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. NJSHS is sponsored by the Department of Defense Tri-Services: U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force.  Here are the students and their ...

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HAMILTON, NY - Three Short Hills residents have received the Fall 2021 Dean's Award for Academic Excellence at Colgate University. Amanda Margolis of Short Hills, who is majoring Religion at Colgate. Sophie Krantz of Short Hills, an International Relations major at Colgate. Madison ...

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With an overall score of 97.66 of 100, Millburn High School (MHS) ranked #18 in New Jersey High Schools and number 418 in the National Rankings. The first 11 schools have selective enrollment. Also, New Jersey has 81 schools in the top 10%, which is twice as many as last year.  According to US ...

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The Millburn Public Library is returning to 200 Glen Avenue at the end of April and will be closed from April 26 to May 3 for the move. The soft opening is May 4 at 10:00 a.m. Books and other items on hold will be ready when the library reopens to the public. Please wait to return any books, ...

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Short Hills resident Ava Fitzsimons graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida with a degree in Public Relations.   She will move to Austin, TX in May to work for a public relations firm.  

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Millburn Township Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton recently announced the National Merit Finalists, Scholastic Art Awards and Science Fair Awards. National Merit Finalists Twenty-eight Millburn High School seniors have been named National Merit Finalists in the 2022 Competition for ...

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BATON ROUGE, LA - Ananya Jain of Short Hills was initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Jain was inducted at Nova Southeastern University. Approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional staff and ...

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Glenwood Elementary School recently hosted a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the beautiful mural that each student, many parents and some teachers painted. The colorful, detailed and massive piece includes school and community traditions like the Odyssey of the Mind competition, the Strawberry ...

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Storm Team [Channel] 4 Meteorologist Matt Brickman visited Wyoming Elementary School this week. He explained to the student audience how hail forms, different types of cloud formations, how climate change affects the weather and more Brickman told them what goes on behind the scenes at ...

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Millburn Middle School 6th grader Ananya Mandrekar is now the third Millburn student to be nationally recognized as a top ten winner in the Creative Communications Poetry Contest in the last four years. The other two were Alex Grossman and Josh Gerstel.  Mandrekar said she was inspired to write ...

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Gary Walz never imagined when he attended Millburn Middle School that he’d be a crossing guard there decades later. Walz, who’s been a Short Hills resident all of his life, worked for 43 years as a Federal First Responder in the General Services Administration. He was also Vice Commander of the ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Code Ninjas Livingston, a local coding school that transforms kids’ love for technology into an exciting learning adventure, invites families to register for its 2022 spring day camps to be held in person from April 18 to April 22 for students age seven to 14. Guided by trained ...

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Oliver Pickering of Millburn NJ was named The Centennial Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year. He is a graduate of Millburn High School, class of 2018, son of Charles Pickering and Sandi Chung. The Centennial Conference has released its Winter 2022 Academic Honorees including Scholar-Athletes of ...

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New Jersey State VEX Champions 7405N, semi-finalist Team 7405K and quarterfinalists teams M & R. Teams K, M and N are advancing to Worlds in Dallas in May. The team competed against over 100 teams in New Jersey throughout the year and achieved its third victory. 50 total teams qualified for ...

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Millburn High School’s Chess Club competed in the Varsity Chess Championship on March 4 and 5 and won for the first time. Members Luke Anatol, David Fu, Jason Lu, Henry Pu and Aarush Sharma took the title as a team. In addition, Sharma won second place individually, and Lu took third place ...

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Grant season is here, and the Millburn Education Foundation (MEF) is looking for "great ideas to enrich Millburn education." The organization encourages residents, "Talk with your building’s principal and apply for a MEF Grant to help implement your proposal." Opens on February 1.

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