Lazar TV Studio Upgrades and Project Graduation Changes Highlighted by Montville Twp Board of Ed

May 24, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Board of Education had an extremely short meeting on May 15 and discussed various topics.

Member Karen Cortellino said the Finance Committee met and there will be a slight increase in MEDLC and food service charges.

Member Michael Palma said that the Drug Awareness Council sponsored a dance at Lazar with a decent turnout, and that Project ...

Changing Montville Twp High School Start Time Decision Announced

MONTVILLE, NJ – Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar made her recommendation to the Montville Township Board of Education at the May 1 meeting regarding changing the start time of the high school.

A committee had examined all the working parts involved in changing the time, currently 7:25 a.m., and presented their findings at the April 10 board of education meeting. That ...

Montville's Woodmont Elementary Pilots Law Enforcement Against Drugs Program

MONTVILLE, NJ – Woodmont Elementary School held its “graduation” from a unique new program conducted by Montville Township Police Officer Scott McGowan called Law Enforcement Against Drugs, or LEAD.

This ten-week course, taught in the school’s fifth grade classrooms, introduces and reviews a series of skills to prepare children to make healthy choices and resist ...

Montville Township Schools Passes Budget, Honors Former Member

MONTVILLE, NJ – It was a sad Montville Township Board of Education that convened on April 24 as they took a moment of silence to remember past superintendent Paul Fried, who passed away after a long illness the day before, April 23.

“Although he was here only five years,” Board President Charles Grau said, “he touched the lives of many students, teachers and ...

Former Montville Township Schools Superintendent Dies

MONTVILLE, NJ – Former Montville Township Public Schools Superintendent Paul Fried passed away on April 23. He was 67.

He was superintendent from 2010 until the end of the ’14-15 school year when he resigned due to restrictions on his salary based on the New Jersey legislation on salary caps for superintendents. He went to White Plains, NY and became that district’s ...

Montville BoE Goals' Progress Checked, Beloved Teacher Retires

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Board of Education set five goals for the district for the 2017-2018 school year, and Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar included an update with the agenda for the April 10 meeting. The district has just completed its third quarter, or “marking period.”

Goal number one was the passage of a referendum to fund construction ...

Feasibility of Later High School Start Time Heard by Montville Board of Ed

MONTVILLE, NJ – Goal number two for the Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education was to examine the start time of the high school, currently 7:25 a.m., to see if a later start time was feasible. At the April 10 board of ed meeting, members of the feasibility committee presented their findings to the board. The answer? Well, it’s complicated.

High school ...

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May 24, 2018

EF High School Exchange Year announces annual search for student exchange host families in communities across the New Jersey

EF High School Exchange Year—a division of EF Education First, the World Leader in International Education—has kicked off its annual nationwide search for caring host families to welcome exchange students into their homes. Last year EF connected over 3,000 ...