Education

October 21, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ – Jack Sullivan, the athletic director of County College of Morris (CCM), recently received the Region XIX Ron Case Athletic Director of the Year Award at the Region XIX Fall Meeting held at the Mount Airy Resort in Mount Pocono, PA.  This prestigious award is presented annually to a ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  New security measures are in place for sporting events at Morristown High School. Effective Saturday October 20, all backpacks, large bags and pocketbooks will be prohibited from football games. This policy is limited to football games at this time, the district said in an email ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ, --  Preschool Advantage has been selected by The Provident Bank Foundation as a 2018 recipient of the Foundation’s Community Grant program.  The $5,000 grant will provide a full half-day school-year of tuition for a child in need to attend preschool at one of Preschool Advantage’s ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - In response to a threat by a Morristown High School student, parents received an emailed alert Friday morning from Principal Mark Manning. Manning stated that the administration was aware of a verbal threat made concerning the high school. He said police were contacted ...

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Students at Unity Charter School have begun the year by embracing culturally relevant books that speak to the world we live in, through participation in the Global Read Aloud.  Amy Mercado, the technology teacher at Unity, has been coordinating this opportunity for students.  We sat with her to ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) will hold an Open House on Saturday, October 13, for students and their parents, and others interested in advancing their education. Two sessions will be held in the Dragonetti Auditorium located in the Student Community Center, 214 Center Grove ...

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Unity Charter School is proud to share that this week it was certified as a Future Ready School. Future Ready, is a certification program that recognizes schools that implement digital learning and promote the skills, abilities, and capacities essential for student success in college and career.

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint Senate-Assembly education committee expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – While full-term classes have begun at County College of Morris (CCM), there is still time to enroll in the college’s two mid-fall sessions. The 13 Week mid-fall session runs from September 20 - December 20. The last day to apply for 13 Week classes is Thursday, September 13. The ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – On Sunday, September 16, from noon to 3 p.m., County College of Morris (CCM) will be hosting the annual Morris County Regional College Fair. Sponsored by the New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling and the Morris County Association of School Counseling Directors, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Faculty and staff at Unity Charter School in Morris Township welcomed students back from summer vacation this week despite the record breaking temperatures. This year, Unity Charter School  will celebrate their 20th year providing a unique approach to education. With about 240 ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - With temperatures forecast to exceed 90 degrees and intense humidity that will create a 'feels like' temperature approaching triple-digits, the schools in the Morris School District will have an early dismissal. The schools will operate on a 4 hour and 20 minute schedule with ...

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Unity Charter School, located in Morristown NJ begins its 20th year. Unity serves approximately 240, K-8 students in multi-age learning groups. Unity’s administration and Board of Trustees are proud to announce their goals for the 2018-2019 academic school year. These goals reflect Unity’s mission ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ —  In its September issue, New Jersey Monthly ranked the top 100 high schools in New Jersey.  Just missing the top 100, Morristown High School landed in the No. 101 spot of public high schools in the state. This is a drop from the previous list in 2016, where MHS grabbed the No. 80 ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by two central New Jersey lawmakers that requires schools to maintain a supply of an opioid antidote and to permit the school nurse to administer the antidote to counteract an overdose was signed into law  by Gov. Phil Murphy. State Sen. Christoper "Kip" ...

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Apply Today and Take Advantage of In-Person Registration or Register Online RANDOLPH, NJ — There is still time to enroll for the Fall 2018 Semester at County College of Morris (CCM). Students who apply now can either register for classes online or take advantage of one of several in-person ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - There is an excellent opportunity available to all Morris County residents, including Parsippany, to take a free one day class at CCM that would help sharpen business, communication and computer skills. You can read the full press release below: CCM OFFERS CAREER EDUCATION FOR ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Tired of making minimum wage, feel trapped in a dead-end job or just not sure that you can afford college? County College of Morris (CCM) will be offering two Career Showcases this month to share what the best careers are in information technology and manufacturing, including what ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ — In its newly released 2019 “Best Schools” list, national educational research and rankings firm Niche has placed The Morris School District No. 63, among public schools in the state. Millburn ranked No. 1 and Princeton secured the No. 2 spot. Locally, the School District of the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Monday was the deadline for board of education candidates to file their nominating petitions.  This year six candidates have submitted petitions to run for three seats, each for a three-year term on the Morris School District Board of Education. Two of those seats are from Morris ...

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Select Classes that Fit Your Schedule RANDOLPH, NJ — Registration for the Fall 2018 Semester is currently taking place at County College of Morris (CCM). By applying and registering now, students are presented with a selection of classes they can work into their schedule. At CCM, students are ...

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CLIFFSIDE PARK, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed landmark legislation to fully and fairly fund public school districts in the Garden State. The bill, S-2, modernizes the State’s school funding formula for the first time in ten years. “This legislation is long overdue and I thank Senate President ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris School District will not be losing any of its state aid this year, according to state aid figures. The state has released its revised numbers regarding state aid to all districts in New Jersey.  The Morris School District was expecting $7,228.022 and that number will ...

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BALTIMORE, MD - Loyola University has announced that seven Morristown residents have been named to its spring 2018 Dean's List. Thomas Anderson, Elizabeth Bellar, Katherine Duggan, Marina Matalon, Connor Rochelle, Matthew Sarson, and Jingtong Zhi have qualified for the honor. In order to qualify ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Recently Unity’s mathematics lead teacher, Kristopher, and their gifted and talented mathematics teacher, Jeanette, were asked by a parent how to properly “challenge” a child excelling in mathematics. Here is what they had to say.    “Our goal is to engage all students in a ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison resident and author, Trish Lisa Wilson, is the recipient of Creative Child’s Magazine’s 2018 Book of the Year Award, a repeat honor. Wilson’s work, A Penny For Piggy: A Tale of Save, Spend, Share was also honored by the publication in 2014. The book was reviewed by parents and ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Manufacturing is a vital part of the Morris County economy, but meeting the need for skilled employees is challenging as retirements take place and new demands develop in that industry. To meet that need and to provide students with good-paying career options, County College of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) recently presented a $902 contribution to support initiatives at Morristown’s Alexander Hamilton School Ecology Center.  JCP&L recognized students Benjamin Andrade, Christian VanderGroef and teacher, Carolyn McLain, for dedication ...

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BETHLEHEM, PA -- Six local students at Lehigh University attained Dean's List in Spring 2018: Leann Corwin Benjamin Schwartz Daniel Palomeque Ada patterson Ariel Pawlo Avery Humphries This status is granted to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Eighteen Morristown residents have received honors from their respective colleges and universities. The following students have received honors: Christopher Ducey and Dylan Papetti,  have been named to Gettysburg College Dean's List. Students whose semester averages were 3.6 or ...

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