Morristown Students; Sign up for Hack Day

November 14, 2017

Denville, NJ (11/13/17) – Morris County School of Technology is hosting hackMCST III on Saturday, December 9th-Sunday, December 10th from 10:00 am to 10:00 am. The hackathon will be located at the high school, 400 East Main St, Denville.

hackMCST III is a 24-hour event where  high schools students come together to work in teams to make their idea a reality. The ...

Morristown High School Alumni Return for 3rd Annual Mentoring Night

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The 3rd Annual C.A.M.P. (Colonials Alumni Mentoring Program) Night, hosted by the Morris Educational Foundation will take place at the high school on November 28. The program pairs current Morristown High School students and their parents with fifteen esteemed alumni to discuss careers ranging from engineering to television producer.

Brett Yormark, MHS class of ’84 ...

Unity Charter School Presents Sustainability at New Jersey Charter Schools Conference

Morristown, NJ- Connie Sanchez, Director of Unity Charter School in Morristown, NJ was a workshop panelist and presenter at the New Jersey Charter Schools Conference on October 17, 2017 in Newark, NJ.

The workshop, Educating for a Sustainable Future, discussed educating students to understand and take action around issues of sustainability—a major focus for the 21st century. Ms. Sanchez ...

N.J. High School Seniors Can Apply For Ag Achievement Award

New Jersey - High school seniors who are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award.  One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their achievements.

The New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award, sponsored by Amy Butewicz, a former New Jersey Equestrian of the Year, was started because of her desire to ...

Morristown High School Names Junior Erik Vataker as NY Jets "Upstander of the Week"

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Another week, another Upstander of the Week has been chosen at Morristown High School. This week; Week 9,  Erik Vataker  was chosen by the School Safety Team. According to the high school, he was described as a “conscientious student” who is “focused, trustworthy, friendly, and empathetic.”  He is “very determined to ...

Unity Charter School Achieves Sustainability Certification

Morristown, NJ – Unity Charter School joins a group of 91 schools that achieved the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification in 2017. A total of 694 schools and 279 school districts are participating in the program overall. Unity Charter School was the only charter school recognized.

“As students and teachers head back to school this year, they will learn the good news that ...

Morristown's Jada Sefah Among Students Named November MPAC Music Students of the Month

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown High School Student Jada Sefah was among the string musicians honored by the Mayo Performing Arts Center as Music Students for the month for November. Students from Mendham, Chatham, East Hanover, Madison, Randolph and Morristown were honored prior to the Thursday, October 26 performance by Jake Shimabukuro.were honored  prior to ...

Students calling for removal of food science professor behind anti-Semitic Facebook posts

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Student activists are pushing for the suspension of a professor ​who has allegedly posted dozens of ​anti-Semitic posts on his Facebook profile.

The petition, started by Rutgers first-year-student Miriam Waghalter, asks that the university take “swift action” against Michael Chikindas, a microbiology professor at the food science department, for a myriad of ...

Morristown High School Acknowledges Lives Lost Too Soon

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Eighteen Morristown High School students from the Senior Class and LUNA placed 500 colorful pinwheels on the front lawn.  Each one represented 10 of 5,000 annual deaths among underage youth, attributed to alcohol abuse. 

The Pinwheel Prevention Program was sponsored by the Community Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Morris.  (CCSHM)  ...

Morris School District Board of Education Candidates Forum; Tuesday October 17

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The League of Women Voters of the Morristown Area is sponsoring a Candidates forum for three seats on the Morris School District Board of Education.

One seat is available in Morris Township.  The candidates are Leonard Posey(incumbent) and Kenneth Sharperson. 

There are two seats available in Morristown.  The Candidates are Meredith Davidson, Teresa ...

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Wed, November 22

The Wayrick Wildlife Gallery, at the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Gallery, Bernardsville

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Thu, November 23

The Wayrick Wildlife Gallery, at the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Gallery, Bernardsville

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Fri, November 24

The Wayrick Wildlife Gallery, at the Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Gallery, Bernardsville

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Unity Charter School Champions Reading and Writing

November 14, 2017

Unity Charter School has long prided itself on its innovative and experiential constructivist approach to reading and writing.  This year a concerted effort was made to develop an even stronger culture of reading and writing in K-8 grades, by joining the reading and writing project at Teachers College at Columbia University. Lucy Calkins, the Founding Director of the Teachers College ...