Morristown School Superintendent gives "State of the District Address"; Addresses Transportation, Technology and Improvements

April 25, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - On April 24, Morris School District Superintendent Mackey Pendergrast presented this year’s “State of the District” presentation at the regular board of education meeting. Following the completion of the 2017/2018 school budget, Pendergrast reported on a variety of school related issues as well at the details of this year’s budget.

“No budget is ...

Morristown High School Performs Routine Lockdown Drill and K9 Search

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A lock down drill was completed at Morristown High School on Thursday morning.  Officers from the Morris County Prosecutor's Office in cooperation with the Morris School District conducted a K9 search of the building. The search was successful and students have returned to class.

The exercise is a routine drill and has been completed in the past. There is no need for ...

New Mural at Morristown Middle School Offers Inspiration To Students

Morristown, NJ - For some students, lunch is the favorite, brightest time of day. Now upon entering the cafeteria, Frelinghuysen Middle School students are welcomed by a bright new mural thanks to the FMS Home School Association and the Morris Educational Foundation. The colorful mural quotes Harriet Tubman and says "Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember you have ...

Morristown High School Advances to National Finals of World's Largest Rocket Contest

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Colonial Rocketry from Morristown High School has qualified to compete in the national finals of the 15th annual Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC). The team will face 99 of the top rocketry teams from across the country to claim the title of national champion. The TARC Final Fly-Off will take place May 13 at Great Meadow in The Plains, VA, outside of Washington, ...

Morris Educational Foundation, a Proud Supporter of Morristown Public Schools, Receives County Award

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris Educational Foundation (MEF) was honored on March 29th at the 2017 Friends of Education Celebration of the Morris County Council of Education Associations annual event. The event was held at the Meadow Wood Manor in Randolph. The MEF was nominated by The Education Association of Morris (TEAM), the teachers’ association of the Morris School District for its ...

Morristown Teacher Wins Teaching Award for Excellence in Engineering Education

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham resident Mariel Kolker received a "shout out" at the recent Chatham Board of Education meeting from board member Ann Ciccarelli for being the recipient of the Northrop Grumman Foundation Excellence in Engineer Education Award.

Kolker, a teacher at Morristown High, was informed that the National Science Teachers Association had chosen her for ...

Morristown Onstage Surpassed Annual Goal; Raised Over $125,000 at Annual Talent Show

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morristown Educational Foundation surpassed their annual goal for this year's annual talent show by $25,000. The MEF hoped to raise $100,000 but was "so grateful' that they were able to raise $125,000 for the 10 schools in the Morris School District. The annual Morristown Onstage was held at the Mayo Performing Arts Center on March 1. 

"We are ...

NJ Sharing Network Announces 2017-2018 Scholarship Opportunities

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network announces the availability of two (2) scholarships, the Betsy Niles Scholarship and the Missy’s Miracle Scholarship, for high school seniors attending college in fall 2017.  The scholarships are both in the amount of $5,000 ($2,500 per semester) for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.  The deadline for submission is Friday, April 7, ...

Free Driving Workshop Offered to Morristown High School Students and Parents; Change the Way You Drive Forever

MORRISTOWN, NJ-  Morristown High School students and their parents are invited to a free, one hour workshop which promotes driving safely, and hopes to change the way you drive forever.  The program entitled, “Save Your Teen Driver”, isn’t another teen driving lecture. It is an actual professional training session.

During the session, parents and teens will take an ...

'The Dancing Scientist' Makes an Appearance at Morristown Elementary School

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  A science show full of oozing, flying, fizzing and color changing demonstrations made its way to Woodland School on Thursday March 16. The program, sponsored by the Morris Educational Foundation (MEF) combined "WOW" science demonstrations with hip hop music, a few jaw dropping dance moves and student competitions.

"The students in the Morris School ...

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 Mt. Freedom Jewish Center Holds Hebrew School Open House 

April 21, 2017

MTFJC invites the community to attend our Hebrew School Open House on Tuesday, May 16th from 5-6 pm at the synagogue--1209 Sussex Turnpike, Randolph NJ. 

Visit and meet our caring and experienced teachers and enjoy the warm, friendly school environment. Our one-day -a -week school features creative programming for all ages and Bar/Bat ...