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Education

February 26, 2022

CHESTER, PA -- Pedro Ramos Orozco of Millburn achieved Dean's List status during the fall 2021 semester  Students must earn a grade point average of 3.50 or higher to make Dean's list. Ramos Orozco is studying Mechanical Engineering.  

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The school mask mandate has been a hotly debated topic. In two weeks, New Jersey students can decide for themselves if they will wear a face-covering during classes. Governor Phil Murphy announced on February 7 that March 7 would be the end of the school mask mandate due to the transmission rate ...

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11 Millburn students' colleges/universities have reported that they earned academic honors for the Fall 2021 semester. Aoife Weiss of Millburn was named to College of Charleston’s Fall 2021 President's List. To qualify, students need to earn a grade point average of 3.8 or higher. Esther ...

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The Board of Education addressed social and emotional learning during its forum on January 30th. Relating to one of the biggest issues last month, parents commended Millburn High School's (MHS) midterm policy and inquired about future plans for midterms. Dr. Burton talked about students and parents ...

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On January 30th, the Board of Education held its annual forum, allowing parents to address their concerns and meet the new Board members: Agnes Sym, Brian Lawrence and Neetu Salhotra. One of the main themes was COVID-19 precautions, with parents asking about plans in place for dealing with February ...

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Short Hills resident Benjamin O’neel made Dean’s List at The University of Hartford for the Fall 2021 semester. Tony Maggio of Short Hills was named to the University of Utah’s Fall 2021 Dean’s List. Congrats!    

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In addition to recently being interviewed on CBS News about their work in advocating for two legislative bills mandating that all New Jersey students learn about the history and contributions of Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in their classrooms, members of the Livingston ...

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Ithaca College Two Millburn students made Ithaca College’s Fall 2021 Dean's List. David Chun   James Visceglia     James Madison University Two Millburn residents were named to the Fall 2021 President’s List. Amy Linczyc Samantha Shapiro   Seton Hall University Four ...

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Good morning we are resending this message since we are hearing that some did not receive the message by phone and/or email. Apologies for the delay. Schools will operate on an early dismissal schedule today in anticipation of freezing rain and icy road conditions later this afternoon.

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Georgia Tech University Joshua Kirshenbaum of Short Hills and Liwei Sun of Millburn earned Faculty Honors for the Fall 2021 semester by maintaining a 4.0 academic average for the semester. Hofstra University Tyler Platt of Millburn was named to the Fall 2021 semester Dean's List at Hofstra ...

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The Millburn Township Board of Education is holding its 14th annual Open Forum, A Conversation with Dr. Burton and the Board, on Sunday, January 30 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Millburn High School Auditorium. Members of the community are invited to meet the new members of the Board of ...

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Millburn High School music students auditioned virtually for the North Jersey Region Band, Choir and Orchestra last weekend. The following students won spots: Band Henry Cai Joshua Chun Theo Chun Cathy Qu Kayla Wang Teresa Wang Andrew Williams Jackson ...

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After receiving students’ feedback during Monday’s Board of Education meeting and speaking with students in a separate gathering on Wednesday, Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton and Millburn High School Principal Dr. William Miron found a compromise that works for students as well as the school.

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Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton sent out an email on Thursday announcing that full school days will begin on Tuesday, January 18, following the Dr. Martin Luther King holiday. She assured parents and students, "We will continue to take every precaution to ensure the safest environment possible ...

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Millburn High School has followed a strict yearly schedule for years: semester-long classes punctuated with midterm and final exams. These have been held in January and in June respectively. But, 2020 wasn’t a regular year. Neither was 2021 and with the sudden onslaught of the Omicron variant, this ...

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Many parents and students attended and Zoomed into last night’s Board of Education (BOE) meeting to comment on students’ mental wellbeing and ask that midterms be postponed. One parent, Jordana Horn Gordon, praised the students. “Thank you to all the students who spoke up at the BOE meeting ...

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In advance of tonight’s Board of Education Meeting, Dr. Burton and administrators will hold a Town Hall virtual Webex meeting at 6:15 pm. This is being scheduled to give community members who cannot attend the Board meeting an opportunity to make comments and ask questions about recent topics of ...

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The Millburn School District issued a statement that Board of Education Member, Danielle Prieto, her husband Al and son, Antonio sustained fatal injuries during a highway automobile accident. School Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton, Superintendent of Schools, shared, “Danielle cared so much ...

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Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton sent out an email on Friday evening announcing that Millburn students will attend school in the mornings next week and will take classes remotely from home in the afternoons.  Burton shared, "Our goal is to reopen our schools for in-person instruction and to ...

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The Millburn Public Library recently posted a service update. The building will be closed on Tuesday, January 4 and Wednesday, January 5, with text, chat and phone virtual service from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  On Thursday, January 6 through Sunday, January 9, the library will provide pick-up service, ...

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Millburn Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton sent out an email on Sunday evening announcing that the school district will be operating remotely from January 3 to January 7, 2022, because of the “overwhelming number of absenteeism of staff and students.” She shared that staff and student members ...

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Dr. Christine Burton emailed a video to parents explaining how the Millburn District will be moving forward with COVID protocols. She shared, “We're also planning for a return to school and taking this current surge very seriously. We made a decision to implement early dismissal days for students ...

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Dr. Christine Burton, Millburn School District Superintendent, announced that there will be early dismissals for Tuesday, December 21 and Wednesday, December 22 to avoid lunchtime mask removals that might spread germs. Thursday, December 23 was already designated a half-day as part of the holiday ...

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Millburn Schools will have Early Dismissal schedule for all schools tomorrow, Tuesday, December 21 and Wednesday, December 22. Thursday, December 23 is already scheduled as an Early Dismissal day.

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Police and School District leaders nationwide and here in New Jersey are reacting, and, in some cases, increasing security, following a social media 'challenge' threatening school violence on Friday, December 17. No specific locations were named in the TikTok threat. Governor Phil Murphy says ...

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Millburn Township Public Schools will be accepting lottery applications for its Integrated Preschool Program from January 3 through February 3 for the 2022-2023 school year. The program, which began in September 1993, is located at South Mountain Elementary School, 2 Southern Slope Drive. It’s ...

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Millburn High School Robotics Team students are hosting “Splash,” a 10-week session of robotic classes for grades three through eight. The classes raise funds for the team’s annual full-day Hackathon event, where the Millburn High School Robotics Team members learn new skills, grow as developers ...

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In the aftermath of the tragic school shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan on November 30, Millburn Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton dedicated her weekly update email to explaining Millburn’s student support and intervention policies. She began, “First and foremost, our school leaders, ...

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“Active involvement and topics that are relevant to their lives are at the core of successful middle school practices,” said Laura Robb, an expert on middle school pedagogy.  Millburn Middle School is trying to implement Robb’s statement. During the November 22 Board of Education meeting, ...

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Millburn students began the school year with the StartStrong assessments – exams on language arts, math and science. Since the coronavirus upturned the traditional progression of education, these tests were newly created to determine how far behind students are in their learning, if at all. It’s an ...

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