MORRISTOWN, NJ - Snowstorms, sub-zero temperatures, traffic delays, and the fact that there are only 24 hours in a day prompted The Red Oaks School of Morristown, to hire a bus to transport its Maplewood and South Orange students to school.

“We see it as a way to support this wonderful group of families who are so important to our community,” says Head of School Marilyn Stewart. “There are so many other activities they take part in at Red Oaks, it’s almost like we’ve decided to share the driving.”

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Established in 1965, The Red Oaks School, a school serving children pre-k through 8th grade, draws students from throughout Northern and Central New Jersey, providing a rich “culturally diverse environment in which students develop a love of learning, a strong social conscience, and a spirit of discovery as they pursue their full academic and personal potential.”

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ABOUT THE RED OAKS SCHOOL

The Red Oaks School, founded in 1965, is a fully accredited independent school serving a diverse population of students, ages 3 to grade 8:  “The mission of the Red Oaks School is to lay the foundation for students to be engaged global citizens, equipped with 21st century skills. Our dynamic curriculum is based on core Montessori principles, enhanced by current educational research. The Red Oaks School provides a culturally diverse environment in which students develop a love of learning, a strong social conscience, and a spirit of discovery as they pursue their full academic and personal potential.”  The school is among a select group of schools nationwide to earn accreditation from both the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the American Montessori Society. The Red Oaks School admits students regardless of sex, race, and religious beliefs.