Education

May 29, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown residents have been recognized for their academic achievements. The following students have earned Dean's List for the Spring semester. Caroline D'Aliso, Kaitlin McLain, Emma Mustion, Matt Pridgen, Jackie Silvers and Tim Guider have all earned Dean's List from ...

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Morristown, NJ--The Morris School District is proud to announce that Morristown High School sophomore John Jabbour has received a prestigious Gold Medal in the 2020 New Jersey Council of Teachers of English (NJCTE) High School Writing Contest for his personal essay, titled “The Value of ...

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One of the goals of UnIty Charter School is to foster an alliance with other organizations that follow sustainably minded practices and help promote and nurture diverse ecosystems on our planet. Unity is proud to have been able to partner up with the Great Swamp Watershed Association to provide ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -  Nine Morristown residents have been named to the Fall 2019 Deans' List at Montclair State University. The students being recognized are: Danielle Del Pesce majoring in Sociology. Melanie Della Peruti majoring in Family Sci & Human Development. Mika Leshem  majoring ...

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Senator Ruiz, Assemblywoman Lampitt to Join Public Charter School Leaders for Virtual Conference on Remote Learning NEW JERSEY - New Jersey’s public charter schools have rapidly pivoted to meet their students and families’ needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, May 19, leaders from New ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  In an email to parents on Sunday, May 10, Morristown High School Principal Mark Manning set out to explain the school's plan for celebrating the senior class. "As you know, on Monday, May 4, Governor Murphy announced his decision to keep schools closed for the remainder of the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — U.S. News & World Report has just released its “2020 Best High Schools” list, which includes rankings for the state of New Jersey and nationally. It ranks Morristown High School 164th in New Jersey and 4,600 nationally. Locally, Millburn High School ranked No. 16, Summit ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris School District's 2019-2020 calendar will remain unchanged, said officials from the Morris School District.  Therefore, today, Monday April 6 marks the first day of "Spring Break". But there will be no trips to the beaches. No trips across the county to visit family.

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See how the staff at Unity Charter School are doing.... Needless to say, they are missing their students.  

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Morristown, NJ – The Morris School District schools are closed and teaching is occurring online, but  the Morris Educational Foundation (MEF), is still awarding scholarships to deserving Morristown High School students in June.  The MEF, a non-profit organization enhancing excellence in education ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - In an update to parents and guardians on Thursday March 26, the Morris School District asked parents to be prepared for the possibility that schools may remain closed through June. The Morris School District will remain closed until further notice per Governor Murphy's Executive ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - In a updated email to parents and guardians, the Morris School District has confirmed that a staff member at Alexander hamilton School tested postive for COVID-19. "Anyone who attended school or worked at Alexander Hamilton School between March 10 through March 13, 2020, may ...

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MARCH 22, 2020 Dear Morris School District Community,  As we begin week #2 of virtual learning, I want to extend a simple message of solidarity and gratitude. 5200 students … 3000 families … 1000 employees … 10 schools … ONE COMMUNITY. This is a formula I have invoked throughout my five ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown High School seniors can now apply for a scholarship through the Morris Educational Foundation. The Morris Educational Foundation has announced that they are accepting applications from MHS seniors for 15 scholarships this year. Scholarships are funded by individuals ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - All schools in the Morris School District will be closed from March 16 through March 27, announced Mackey Pendergrast Superintendent of Schools for the Morris School District. Friday March 13 will be an early dismissal day for students and the Sunset Program will operate as ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris School District is altering this week's schedule to prepare and develop plans for students in the event of school closures due to the coronavirus, according to an email sent to parents and guardians on Monday afternoon. The immediate objective, according to the update ...

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MORRISTOWN, New Jersey – In late February, middle school students from The Red Oaks School traveled to New York City for one of their most anticipated events of the year, Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN). From February 19-22, students from around the world gathered to put their Montessori ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris School District Superintendent Mackey Pendergrast announced Tuesday that the district is continuing to address the Coronavirus with updated procedures and that "although the CDC considers the Coronavirus to be a serious public health concern, the immediate health risk to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - In a letter to parents and guardians, Mackey Pendergrast, Superintendent of Schools for the Morris School District, gave an update regarding the Coronavirus and how the district intends to respond to the virus. The purpose of the letter, Pendergrast stated was to "provide an ...

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Talk about life in the fast lane — Morristown-Beard School Performing Arts Department Chair and strings teacher David Gold recently played three sold-out concerts with the Eagles at Madison Square Garden this past weekend as part of their Hotel California 2020 Tour.  Gold, who played viola as ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - As another successful cycle of electives comes to an end at Unity Charter School, one in particular has the CommUnity buzzing with excitement. Fifth grade teacher Kelly Fedynich has hit the ground running during her first year at Unity with one of her many contributions being the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris School District will be hosting the 2nd Annual Diversity Job Fair on March 19, 2020. The event will run from 3pm - 6pm at Morristown High School, 50 Early Street in Morristown. This is a perfect opportunity for prospective teachers and staff to meet district ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Unity Charter School to host an Open House, Tuesday February 20, 7:00pm at One Evergreen Place, Morris Township, NJ 07960.  Founded in 1998, Unity Charter School is pleased to provide quality public school education focused on a mission that impacts all people – the future ...

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Middle schoolers at Unity Charter School have been selected to take part in a “Think Tank” with students committed to researching and solving environmental problems.  The program encourages participants from diverse backgrounds to find common denominators in solving problems, and to promote an ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -  Eleven Morristown residents have earned Dean's List at Seton Hall University, announced the school. The following students qualified for the Fall 2019 Dean's List: Pearse Gorman  David Haberman Paige Murray  Lily Neibart  Linh Nguyen  Brennan ...

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Child & Family Resources’ S.H.I.N.E. Recognizes Exemplary Contributions RANDOLPH, NJ — Dr. Anthony J. Iacono, president of County College of Morris (CCM), has been selected by Child & Family Resources of Morris County as a recipient of its inaugural S.H.I.N.E. Award recognizing educators ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - It's official... tickets to the 13th Annual Morristown ONSTAGE will go on sale Wednesday, January 29 at 12 noon. Morristown ONSTAGE features the best amateur talent from Morristown, Morris Plains and Morris Township. The show will be held February 26 at the Mayo Performing Arts ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris School District has canceled all activities for Saturday January 18 due to the impending weather. According to the National Weather Service,snow will begin before 5pm, then snow and sleet with a high near 36. Snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 3 inches ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Unity Charter School in Morristown is one of twelve schools to participate in the LGBTQ-inclusive Curriculum pilot program, which launched today. The program utilizes lesson plans developed and written by Garden State Equality in partnership with Make It Better for Youth. The pilot ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Past Woodland Elementary School Principal David Gidich passed away on Saturday January 4, 2020. He was 70 years old.  Gidich was principal of Woodland School in Morristown for 13 years until his retirement in 2015.  According to his obituary, prior to coming to Morristown, he ...

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