Education

March 13, 2019

MONTVILLE, NJ – As part of the district’s comprehensive annual financial report, an audit is conducted, examining the transactions that occurred over the course of the year, District Administrator Katine Slunt reported at the March 5 Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education meeting. The ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education met for a record-breaking quick ten minutes on Feb. 19. Board President Charles Grau announced that former board president and current board member Karen Cortellino has been nominated to serve as New Jersey School Boards ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A celebratory feeling was in the air at the Feb. 5 Montville Township public schools Board of Education meeting as the 2018 teachers of the year were named. Hugs, cheers, and rings of the cowbell punctuated the meeting as names were announced from each school by their ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Superintendent Dr. René Rovtar of the Montville Township Public Schools Tweeted her Snow Day decision for Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in the form of a rap video. The post, which went live on @ReneRovtar a little after 7:00 p.m. on Monday, February 11, gives a shout out to ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township High School Assistant Principal Kenneth Nadzak introduced the ShopRite Stars for the second marking period at the Jan. 22 Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education meeting. The five seniors were given certificates for their accomplishments in academics, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – William Mason Elementary School was named a 2019 New Jersey State School of Character by Character.org and the New Jersey Alliance for Social, Emotional and Character Development (NJASECD). The announcement was made on Monday, January 28, 2019, by Sheril Morgan, Director of the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Charles Grau took the helm for his second term in a row as president of the Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education, having been appointed by a unanimous vote of the board. He was sworn in again for another term, having run unopposed in the November election, as were ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Morris County Board of Freeholders honored Pine Brook resident Venancio “Venny” Fuentes at their Dec. 12 meeting with a resolution and plaque, due to his work having earned him the Association of Community College Trustees’ 2018 Northeast Region Faculty Leadership Award.

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township High School Marching Band was honored at the Dec. 18 Board of Education meeting, having won the State Championship for Group IIA, plus caption awards for Best Visual Effect and Best Overall Effect, and the US Bands national championship in the same category, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township school district has begun the process of utilizing a state energy program to fund improvements in the district. The program, overseen by the NJ Board of Public Utilities, is called Energy Savings Improvement Program, or ESIP. The program is part of a state ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – On Nov. 29, TAPinto Montville reported that a substitute teacher at Cedar Hill Elementary School told first graders that Santa did not exist. In addition, the sub told the kids that the Tooth Fairy, the Elf on the Shelf, and the Easter Bunny are all fake as well. Parents in ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education held a special meeting on Nov. 2 at which they ratified the contract of the Montville Township Education Association, covering the period from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2021. The negotiations for the contract had taken ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township High School Assistant Principal Kenneth Nadzak introduced the first marking period ShopRite Stars at the Nov. 13 board of education meeting. Nadzak said the STARS were nominated by high school faculty members in five different categories, and the winners were ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Assistant Superintendent Casey Shorter gave a presentation on student performance, stating that the accomplishments of the students show the balance in the accomplishments of students in the district among test scores, arts, clubs and sports. The Department of Education has made ...

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MTHS Rises 30 Spots on the Magazine’s Bi-Annual report MONTVILLE, NJ - New Jersey Monthly Magazine announced the 2018 Listing of the top 100 New Jersey Public High Schools last month. Montville raked at #18, rising from #48 in 2016. The list is published by the magazine every other ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ –  At the Sept. 25 Montville Township Board of Education meeting, Andrea Woodring, Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, gave a presentation on changes to the district’s elementary report cards that have been implemented for the 2018-2019 academic year. The district will ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – On Sunday, Sept. 16, the Emmy® Award-Winning Classroom Close-up, NJ television program launched its 25th season. The premiere episode of the silver anniversary season featured Montville Township Public Schools in two segments highlighting programs at Robert R. Lazar Middle ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - A Montville resident was among 32 students honored from the Pingry School as a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. According to a release from the school, these students placed in the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Business Administrator Katine Slunt said the school district is at “substantial completion” for all of the construction projects that had been planned for this summer and early fall. Speaking at the Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education meeting Sept. 4, she said, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - At the start of the 2018-2019 school year in Montville Township fifty-one teachers were recognized for 15 to 50 years of dedicated service to the students of Montville Township Public Schools. Collectively these distinguished educators have dedicated 1,005 years to the Montville ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – While 30 new staff members began the school year in their classrooms on Sept. 4, two staff members of a different kind began the school year as well. School resource officer Scott McGowan and special law enforcement officer Jeff Sims started their school year in the Montville ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Board of Education met Aug. 21, and Business Administrator Katine Slunt gave an update of how construction was progressing across the district. She said the bleachers at the high school gym were slightly holding up completion of the flooring in that room ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – As residents finish up at the shore or hold one last summer barbeque party, township school children prepare for their first day on Tuesday, Sept. 4, when doors open at the public schools. The Montville Township Board of Education will also resume a more regular meeting ...

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TRENTON, NJ— A request for a two-week extension has been awarded to the state of New Jersey to answer a lawsuit seeking to integrate New Jersey's schools, indicating that a settlement could be possible. A new deadline of Sept. 14 has been set. In a letter sent to Mercer County Superior Court ...

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Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration is facing a Friday deadline to respond to a lawsuit seeking to desegregate schools in cities like Newark, Camden, New Brunswick, as well as districts throughout the state with a large population of minority students. Such a lawsuit drives directly to New ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – “You have all experienced a rigorous interview process,” said Superintendent Dr. René Rovtar as she welcomed thirty new faculty members to the Montville Township Public Schools. “You should be very proud of this accomplishment. We are very proud of who you are and the skills, talent ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township resident Venancio “Venny” Fuentes, professor and chair of the Department of Engineering Technologies and Engineer Science at County College of Morris, has been selected as the sole recipient of the Association of Community College Trustees  2018 Faculty Award for ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration last month. The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Sometimes super heroes don’t wear a cape or tights. If you’ve ever had to dial 9-1-1, super heroes may have worn turnout gear, a badge, or maybe a stethoscope. Montville Township Police Patrolman Scott McGowan presented on safety at Kids Connect preschool in Montville, explaining ...

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