Educators Honored at Montville Township Board of Education Meeting

January 22, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ – Fifteen Montville educators were honored by the Montville Township Board of Education as awardees of the 2016 Governor’s Teachers and Governor’s Educational Services Professionals of the Year on Jan. 17. Each Montville Township school had a winner in the two categories, plus a Princeton University Distinguished Secondary School Teacher Award winner at the high ...

Cake Boss Makes Custom Cake for William Mason Kindergarten Class

MONTVILLE, NJ - When Carlo Valastro asked his mom and dad in late October if they would help him make a cake for his teacher, Diane Oberlin, and his William Mason Elementary School kindergarten class, the five-year-old’s parents agreed.

Carlo’s dad, Buddy Valastro, is The Cake Boss.

His mom, Lisa Valastro, and producers from High Noon TV, reached out to Principal David ...

Cedar Hill Kindergarteners donate entire meal to Kiwanis Food Bank

MONTVILLE, NJ – At Cedar Hill Elementary School caring for community is a day to day activity. Collectively as a student body, as well as class by class, the 2016 National School of Character incorporates respect and kindness in each lesson.

On Wednesday, Nov. 23, the kindergarten class of Cathy Lundquist provided an entire Thanksgiving meal to the Montville Kiwanis Food ...

Montville Township High School Inducts Students into National Honor Society

MONTVILLE, NJ -- Seven Montville Township High School seniors were inducted into the National Honor Society on Nov. 14.

David Champion, Zachary Feldman, Peter Ho, Alex Kim, Sean Taltavall, Martin Trogani, and Michael Tsai were accepted for membership after filing an application illustrating their scholarship, service, leadership and character abilities.

The ceremony, held at the school, was ...

Montville's Hilldale Elementary School Celebrates Diwali, Indian Festival of Lights

MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township’s Hilldale Elementary School was overflowing with excitement, fun, and joy as the school celebrated its first Diwali celebration, an Indian festival of lights, on Tuesday, Nov. 15.

Diwali literally means a room of lamps and takes place on the darkest night in the month of Kartik in the Hindu calendar. This year it began on Sunday, Oct. 30 and ...

Hilldale Elementary Dedicates New Multi-Sport Court Designed for Ultimate Safety, Strength and Durability

MONTVILLE, NJ - On the sun-filled afternoon of Oct. 7, 350 students, teachers, administrators and parents, along with the Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education, were welcomed to Hilldale Elementary School. Principal Jill Cisneros led a dedication ceremony in honor of the new multi-sport court. 

The innovative new recreational space is only the second of ...

Montville Township Freshmen Build Haunted Hayride to Support Local Charity

MONTVILLE, NJ - For Halloween four Montville Township High School freshmen give a treat rather than play a trick. Max Kattermann (Class of ’20), Stefan Krysyna (Class of '20), Nicholas Lizza (Class of '20), and Brandon Neff (Class of '20) created a Haunted Hayride. 

The price of admission was a package of crew socks. The goal was to provide socks for homeless ...

Frelinghuysen Calls Trump "Not His Fifth Choice For a Candidate" During Montville High School Visit

MONTVILLE, NJ – Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen visited Montville Township High School and called Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump “out of control” and “not his fifth choice” for president.

Frelinghuysen (R-NJ 11th) spoke candidly in teacher Scott Riotto’s Advanced Placement Government and Politics class on Oct. 17 for about an hour. Topics ...

Children's Author Visits William Mason Elementary, Gets Kids Interested in Reading

MONTVILLE, NJ – Children’s book author Dan Gutman visited William Mason Elementary School on Oct. 14 and discussed his writing not only with large-group assemblies of the students, but also with small groups who had won an essay contest and were able to have lunch with the author during his visit.

The two groups, eight fourth- and fifth-graders, and seven second- and third-graders, ...

William Mason Elementary Raises Money for Pediatric Cancer

MONTVILLE, NJ – Every school principal has a bad day, but not many of them can say they got a pie in the face.

William Mason Elementary School Principal David Melucci and four colleagues received pies in the face at the culmination of a fundraiser for pediatric cancer on Oct. 7.

Spearheaded by school nurse Elizabeth Wigley, students could purchase a one-dollar ticket to ...

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