In The Schools

January 18, 2019

MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township Public Schools will have a 2-hour delayed opening on Friday, Jan. 18, according to Superintendent of Schools Rene Rovtar. MEDLC will open at 9 a.m. and buses will run two hours later than usual schedules.

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Educational Foundation approved funding for the Panda Pagoda at Valley View Elementary School. The $550 grant was proposed by Jennifer Blanchard, Kristin Warfield, and Shelby Newkirk with support from Principal Patricia J. Kennedy. The Panda Pagoda is a school store ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township High School inducted 17 members into the National Honor Society on Dec. 12 at a ceremony held in the school’s media center. During the symbol-filled candle lighting ceremony, officers explained the tenets of the organization, which include leadership, as ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Cedar Hill Elementary School in Towaco marked its 13th year hosting a special commemorative event for area veterans on Nov. 30. About 50 veterans who are relatives of students, staff and simply visitors from the township and VFW, attended. The veterans visited the classrooms to tell ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – After being delayed by snow, the Lazar Middle School held their Veterans Day commemoration on Nov. 29, inviting area veterans to speak to the school’s 8th graders while also honoring the vets for their service. Eight veterans spoke to the students about their experiences in wars ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Social media was steaming and Montville parents were fuming when a parent whose child is a first grader at Cedar Hill Elementary in Towaco posted onto the Montville Moms Facebook page Nov. 29 that a substitute teacher identified only as “Ms. M” had told the children in the class ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Today, Friday, Nov.16, the Montville Township Public Schools will be closed, according to Superintendent René Rovtar.  MEDLC will also be closed.

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Township Public Schools will open on a two-hour delay on Friday, Nov. 16, according to Superintendent Rene Rovtar. Rovtar said that buses will run two hours later than normal and MEDLC will open at 9:00 a.m.

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township Public Schools will have an emergency early dismissal on Thursday, Nov. 15 due to the impending hazardous weather forecast for tomorrow, according to Superintendent Rene Rovtar. Rovtar said this will be a four-hour day with no lunch period for the students. The ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville’s Hilldale Elementary School students learned about celiac disease late in September. Elly Sumka, who is a student at the school, has the disease, and in May she and her mom, Grace, were pivotal in encouraging the Montville Township Committee to declare Celiac Awareness ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – An ESL Family night will be held on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the English as a Second Language (ESL) department of Montville Township Public Schools and will be held in room 103 of the Montville Township High School (MTHS). Throughout the academic year, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The freshman orientation for the incoming class of the 2018-2019 school year took place on Tuesday, Aug. 28. It was led by the members of the Peers as Leaders organization, known as PAL, of the Montville Township High School. These rising juniors and seniors took the 246 new ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township High School marching band presents the 14th annual Mustang Classic Music Festival, to be held Saturday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. at the high school, 100 Horseneck Rd. in Montville. Nine bands will be competing in various categories, and the MTHS marching band ...

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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 – Girls on the Run New Jersey East, a non-profit, physical activity-based positive youth development program that helps each girl to realize her potential, will be hosting a program for girls at Valley View Elementary School in Montville in the fall. Volunteer coaches will lead teams ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Public Schools was one of only five districts in the nation to be named a 2018 National District of Character by Character.org, a nonprofit organization that validates character initiatives in schools and communities around the world. In addition, Montville ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Max Calfo’s Holocaust and Genocide Studies class Skyped a Holocaust survivor in Connecticut and a historian in Rome at Montville Township High School on Wednesday, June 13. The students spoke with the guests about events of the Holocaust that occurred in Poland and Italy ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Cedar Hill Fifth Grade Character Education Council sponsored May The 4th Be With You on Friday May 4 from in the Cedar Hill multi-purpose room. The event was to benefit the Lung Cancer Foundation of America. To raise money, each participant paid $5 for a Star Wars-themed ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Joe Signorella, a fifth grader at Cedar Hill Elementary School in Towaco, wanted to come up with a great idea for his Treps marketplace booth. Treps is an afterschool program that teaches the students how to run a business: advertising, pricing, financing. But first you have to come ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Three out of the seven Montville Township Public Schools are still without power as of 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16 forcing those schools to be closed for the day, according to Superintendent of Schools Rene Rovtar. Rovtar reported that Cedar Hill Elementary, Hilldale Elementary ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Township Public Schools will have a two hour delayed opening today, Wednesday, May 16 due to power outages and road closures, according to Superintendent of Schools Rene Rovtar. MEDLC will open at 9 a.m.  Rovtar reported that as of 5 a.m., the district is awaiting ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Board of Education announced the Montville Township High School ShopRite Stars for the third marking period. ShopRite makes a donation towards Project Graduation, a celebration following the graduation ceremony in June that is drug- and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The gym was packed with entrepreneurs. The smell of chocolate and popcorn was enticing. And the excitement of the kids showing the results of weeks of hard work was contagious. It was the Cedar Hill 9th annual Treps marketplace, held on Saturday, April 21. Treps is short for ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – A short evacuation occurred at Montville Township High School on April 17. After the regular 2:10 p.m. dismissal, a fire alarm sounded but an announcement was made naming it a false alarm, according to a student who was in the building for an extracurricular activity. The ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township High School’s world language department held its induction ceremony for the Chinese, French, Italian and Spanish honor societies on March 28 at the school. Eighty students were inducted into the societies. The National Chinese Honor Society, Societe Honoraire ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – One of Montville Township High School’s largest clubs, which faced elimination as part of the district’s 2018-19 budget initiatives, has been re-instated, according to Superintendent of Schools René Rovtar. DECA, which stands for Distributive Education Clubs of America, is a club ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – March 19 was a special day at Cedar Hill Elementary School as the students engaged in a day devoted to STEAM, the acronym for science, technology, engineering, art and math. The day began with a play from the People’s Improv Theater called “Pluto is Missing – a Not-So-Planetary ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Tomorrow, Thursday, March 22, the Montville Township Public Schools will have a two hour delayed opening, according to Superintendent René Rovtar. Buses will run two hours later than normal and MEDLC will open at 9 a.m.  

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township Public Schools will be closed on Wednesday, March 21, according to Superintendent Rene Rovtar.  MEDLC will also be closed.

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MONTVILLE, NJ – District administrators, dignitaries and moms gathered at Woodmont Elementary School March 1 for the 20th anniversary Read Across America event, during which the adults read books to the students and talked about their love of books, the importance of reading, and their ...

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