In The Schools

June 1, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Hilldale Elementary School and Valley View Elementary School were named 2020 National Schools of Character on May 15, 2020. Character.org, is a national advocate and leader for character development in schools and communities. Hilldale and Valley View were 2 of only 84 schools ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - On Friday, May 22, Montville Township High School faculty and administrators, along with Montville Township Public Schools Superintendent Dr. René Rovtar, visited the 310 members of the MTHS Class of 2020 to deliver Caps, Gowns, Diploma Covers, and other items such as Honor Cords ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ -- National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced on Wed., May 13, this year’s National Merit $2500 Scholarship recipients. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. This ...

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Distance Learning Results in Inspiring Virtual Vocal Performance as Montville Township High School Choir Releases a Harmonic Tribute to Singing in Times of Challenge MONTVILLE, NJ - Music unites, even in times when Distance Learning, due to COVID-19 and Social Distancing, separates students and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – With the first week of distance learning having come to a close, TAPinto Montville spoke to parents and teachers to see how the system was working. Overall, Schoology, the district’s new learning management program, has been indispensible in this process – although no one foresaw ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar has shut down Montville Twp. Public Schools for two weeks, putting into place “distance learning,” she announced shortly after 1 p.m. on March 13. The schools will start the teleschooling after a one day shut-down during which teachers will meet ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – School Superintendent René Rovtar announced that other than the one-day shutdown on Monday, March 16, it’s business as usual in Montville schools. “The COVID-19 situation continues to be a fluid one, with new information continuing to be shared,” Rovtar wrote in an email to ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar emailed and auto-called parents and staff with an update to the coronavirus situation. The schools will be closed for one day next week to make necessary preparations according to her communication. Her email stated: “I just concluded a ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar emailed parents and staff with an update on what will happen if the NJ Dept. of Health or the local health department requires that students stay home. “Last Thursday evening, the New Jersey Department of Education released a memo to all ...

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There is Something for Everyone in the Moving and Wildly Funny Modern Broadway Musical MONTVILLE, NJ – THE ADDAMS FAMILY - A New Comedic Musical will be presented by the Montville Township High School Theatre Company on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 5, 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee will ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Jason Mao landed a perfect 25 out of 25 on the Mathematical Association of America’s American Math Competition (MAA AMC) AMC 8 middle school test. Achieving 100% on the mathematical challenge placed Mao in the top 1% nationally. As a result, Mao, a seventh grade student at Robert R.

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Two scouts from Troop 74 attained the Eagle rank on Jan. 12, with Cedar Hill Elementary benefiting from their projects. Richard Deary, IV and Matthew Krase led teams that built a shade structure for the upper field (Deary) and a retaining wall for the school’s new electronic sign ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – William Mason Elementary School embarked on the 2019-2020 academic year with big goals for the school’s annual “Pennies for Patients” fundraiser. “Pennies for Patients” is a national initiative that raises funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The highly successful campaign ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Two Montville Township High School students got a satisfaction not always felt from a class assignment when the bunk bed project they created in their wood shop classroom was presented to a family in Dover to be used in their new home. Friends and senior class members Emili ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Normally when middle schools, like Lazar, hold a play, they stage it at their facilities. But for the week of Dec. 9, 50 Lazar students performed at six locations, including their own middle school as well as all of Montville Township’s elementary schools: Hilldale, Cedar Hill, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township Public Schools will have a two-hour delayed opening on Tuesday, Dec. 17, according to Superintendent Rene Rovtar.  “The weather, however, does not look promising,” Rovtar said.  “Like most Morris County districts, I will be up early tomorrow morning to reassess ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The weather conditions have closed Montville Township Public Schools on Monday, Dec. 2, according to Superintendent Rene Rovtar. MEDLC is also closed on Monday. Visit and read your exclusive Montville news at TAPinto Montville​ 24/7 for FREE: TAPinto​Montville​.net  Sign up ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ -  Montville Township Public Schools will have a two-hour delayed opening on Monday, Dec. 2, according to Superintendent Rene Rovtar. With the changing weather forecast, Rovtar said “it is quite possible that we may need to close school tomorrow. That decision will be made by 6:30 ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville High School features a great variety of talent and skills from its student body. Over 100 Montville residents got to see the musical side of the high schoolers at the bi-annual Broadway Night on Oct. 30. “Broadway Night has been around for the past six years,” said ...

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Character.org Designates 88 Schools, 3 Districts and First China School of Character MONTVILLE, NJ — On Friday, October 25, 2019, William Mason Elementary School was honored as a 2019 National School of Character. The awards ceremony was held during the Character.org National Forum in ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township High School Field Corps will be hosting its 15th Annual High School Marching Band Competition on Saturday, Oct. 26. The Mustang Classic is a festival of music and pageantry sanctioned by the Tournament of Bands. It will take place in the MTHS stadium, on the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The auditorium of Montville High School has been a location not only for school events, but for other community occasions. On Oct. 7, the Montville School of Rock returned to the stage for yet another great musical show. “We have a brand-new lineup this year, and I’m very proud ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – When your dream is to dance, but your leg is blown off by a terrorist’s bomb, you might give up on your dream. Boston Marathon survivor Adrianne Haslet refused to give up, and she had several lessons in tenacity to teach Lazar students at the Living Lessons speaker series in ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - As of now, the Montville Township community is enjoying its last few weeks of summer. As bittersweet as it is though, there are other exciting things coming, especially for the 3,525 students returning to school on Sept. 5. Among the new things that students will see this year, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Lou Stiegelmayer said, “I had no concept of what to expect” when he spoke to Montville Lazar Middle School students at the school’s Living Lessons presentations in May. Stiegelmayer is a former marine, who joined the marines in 1966 right out of high school and was sent to Vietnam ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - On June 6, 1944, many brave U.S. soldiers decided to conduct one of the most dangerous operations in American history. It was during World War II and most of Europe was under totalitarian rule by Adolf Hitler and the Third Reich. The mission of these soldiers, with all their ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Being indoors for the ceremony ruined no one’s spirits for this year’s Montville Township High School graduation of the class of 2019. The class of 310 students found itself in the gymnasium, with overflow crowds in the auxiliary gym and the auditorium watching the school’s 48th ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - “Forgiveness is a process," said Rev. Sharon Washington Risher, a woman who lost relatives in the shooting massacre at the Mother Emanuel African Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17, 2015. Risher was one of 53 speakers to present at “Living Lessons: Voices, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - An army of speakers and celebrities came to Montville and visited classrooms of Robert R. Lazar Middle School on May 16. These individuals came from all walks of life and endured all kinds of adversity. From school shooting victims, to Holocaust survivors, anti-drug and ...

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