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Education

December 6, 2021

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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Washington and Lee University (W&L) Junior Tyler Bernard, a Millburn resident, received the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Elite 90 Award for the 2021 NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Championship.   Bernard, an environmental studies and philosophy double-major, was presented ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse is now accepting audition videos from students ages 10 to 18 who are interested in its 2022 summer training programs, including the Summer Musical Theater Conservatory and the Musical Theater Intensive. Now in its 27th year, the 2022 Paper Mill Playhouse ...

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After several years of reimagining and redesigning the Hartshorn Media space, art teacher Carol Ayotte and the Hartshorn STEAM Team hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate their new lab with the school's Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).  STEAM Team members include Ken Frattini, Gina ...

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Josh Gerstel, a sixth-grade student at Millburn Middle School, was honored by the Creative Communications Poetry Contest for his poem called “Follower.” Follower beat out thousands of same-grade students throughout the country who submitted poems. According to his teacher, Sharon Jones of ...

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Education is more than just quadratic equations and persuasive essays, there’s a social aspect to it as well. That is why Millburn schools dedicated the week of October 11 to 15 to kindness in the annual Week of Respect. Each school had its own unique set of activities for the week.  Glenwood ...

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During the Board of Education (BOE) meeting on October 11, BOE President Alex Zaltsman read a statement about rescinding Superintendent Dr. Christine Burton’s contract and replacing it with one that’s extended through 2026. BOE members voted to approve the new contract. In ...

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According to Sapna Gupta, Vice President of The Friends of The Millburn Library, its temporary location is all set up and operational at 253 Millburn Avenue, the former site of "Annie Sez." Normal hours are the same, and masks are still required to be worn by all guests and staff. The library ...

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Millburn’s Board of Education presented the first of two school safety system reports at its meeting on October 11. These reports track all cases of HIB — harassment, intimidation and bullying — as well as the town’s responses.  Dr. Christine Burton, Millburn’s Superintendent, reported that ...

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The Millburn Board of Education welcomed two guests at their meeting on October 11, and they didn’t come empty-handed. Dorothy and Andrew Greene graduated from Millburn High School in 1969. They represented the class of ‘69, bringing a gift to the town: a collage created by Seton McGlennon that ...

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A contingent from the Class of 1969 had the opportunity to visit the High School on Thursday, September 30, to present their pandemic-delayed 50th-reunion gift to the school.  Their donation is a painting by their classmate—and artist—Seton McGlennon, who captured their class memories on ...

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Millburn resident Tejas Gupta received Princeton University's Shapiro Prize for Academic Excellence for the 2020-2021 academic year. Only a handful of students are awarded the prize each year. According to the university, “The prize, established in 1998 by President Harold T. Shapiro and Dr.

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Students of Millburn public schools returned to freshly renovated buildings this September. Over the summer, every building in the district had some level of improvement. Here are the changes made on each campus:  Millburn High School  ● The Courtyard has been refurbished for outdoor lunch ...

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The busing shortage has become a nationwide problem, and Millburn is no exception. While growing student populations are increasing the demand for busing, bus drivers are becoming more scarce, leaving many students with no way to get to school. What’s more, many of these students are mandated by ...

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In addition to ranking number one in New Jersey on Niche's 2022 list, Millburn was named the 15th best school district in the United States. The township was chosen number 15 out of 94,491 public schools, 2,489 private schools and 11,846 school districts nationwide. Superintendent Dr. Christine ...

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Niche.com has ranked the Millburn Township district as the best school district in New Jersey for 2022. The site uses 10 criteria to calculate each district's grade, and Millburn's was an overall A+. Here's Millburn's report card: Academics — A+ Teachers — A+ Clubs & Activities — ...

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The Board of Education addressed busing and the increasing student body at its meeting on September 13. The district offers free busing to residents who live farther than two miles from an elementary school or the middle school, and farther than two and a half miles from the high school. Relying on ...

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Evanston, IL -- There are 16,000 semifinalists in this 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP), competing for 7,500 scholarships worth almost $30 million. Millburn-Short Hills school district has 32 Semifinalists, which is more than almost all districts in New Jersey. 95 percent ...

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Just after 8 a.m., the phone rang in Superintendent Christine Burton’s office. On the other end of the line was Kelly Salazar, principal of the local Deerfield Elementary School. Salazar had come into school on the morning of Monday, September 13 to find that an anonymous caller had left a message ...

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Millburn Township schools will have a 2-hour delayed start on Thursday, September 2.  Parents will receive an email in the morning if flooding worsens overnight and the delay has to be increased. Stay safe!

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During the Board of Education meeting on August 23, Millburn Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Christine Burton, gave a presentation on the reopening plan for schools. The district will operate fully in person for the 2021-22 school year, with the only exception being if the school nurse advises a ...

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TRENTON, NJ — All teachers and school personnel in New Jersey will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18 or be regularly tested, Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday.  Under Murphy's Executive Order, all pre-school through grade-12 school personnel will be ...

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Millburn’s Board of Education (BOE) members will share information about school policies for the 2021-2022 academic year during its August 23 meeting at the Education Center (434 Millburn Avenue) at 7:00 p.m. Millburn will follow “The Road Forward” program that Governor Phil Murphy’s office ...

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