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Congratulations to Three Parsippany Students Who are Semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program

September 18, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany has three high school students to celebrate!  Three juniors have been names Semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship program. They are Tyler Lee from Parsippany Hills and Andrew Hsieh and Kevin Weiss from Parsippany High.

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National ...

Lawmakers Question State Education Commissioner on Rush to Phase Out PARCC

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 joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Education committees on Monday to testify ...

Seton Hall Student Who Died on Tuesday Identified as Julian M. Mislavsky of Morristown

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Seton Hall University student who died from injuries sustained when he fell off of the campus' parking deck on Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Julian M. Mislavsky in a letter to the Seton Hall community from Interim President Mary J. Meehan.

Mislavsky was a senior at Seton Hall and was from Morristown, stated Meehan. 

"We will have a ...

Seton Hall Student Suffers Serious Injuries After Fall From Parking Deck, University Says

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A Seton Hall University student sustained serious injuries after falling from the campus' parking deck.

The incident happened before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, according to a tweet from the University's Twitter account.

The student was taken to University Hospital in Newark. 

Attempts to contact Seton Hall's public relations department were not returned ...

Rutgers raises record amount of donations

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said.

The donations were 6.8 percent above the $209.1 million donated in 2016-2017, which was 11 percent more than in ...

Parsippany Residents Invited to Attend Training Program's Open House to Assist Drug Court Participants

RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) is the host training site for the Creative Positive Expression Program (CPEP) that trains volunteers to work with the drug courts in Morris and Sussex counties to assist offenders with pursuing a positive direction rather than being incarcerated.

Representatives from CPEP will be on hand at CCM’s Workforce Development and Continuing ...

State to Answer Lawsuit Seeking to Intergrate NJ Schools by Friday

Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration is facing a Friday deadline to respond to a lawsuit seeking to desegregate schools in cities like Newark, Camden, New Brunswick, as well as districts throughout the state with a large population of minority students.

Such a lawsuit drives directly to New Jersey's core, a practice of generations in which mostly white children have the opportunity to ...

Car Wash to Benefit PHS Band Boosters Coming Up This Weekend

PARSIPPANY, NJ -Parsippany HS Marching Band members will be washing all cars big and small to raise funds for the PHS Band Boosters general fund, which helps finance the PHSBB annual Scholarship awards.  

PHS Band Boosters will be hosting their annual Summer Car Wash Fundraiser on Saturday August 25th at PHS, from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm. Parsippany HS Marching Band ...

Newark Parents Ask State's Highest Court to Hear Suit Against Teacher Layoff Laws

NEWARK, NJ - A group of parents is appealing to the state Supreme Court to hear their case challenging state laws that require newer teachers be laid off first without considering job performance.  

The case, filed in 2016, has already been dismissed by the state superior and appellate courts. 

Six parents and their children, who attend Newark Public Schools, filed the suit ...

Free One Day Classes Offered to Parsippany Residents at CCM

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 BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONALS

JOIN THE ONE-DAY CLASSES ON CAMPUS OR SCHEDULE TRAINING AT YOUR ...

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Parsippany Teachers To Rally At Board of Ed. Meeting

September 8, 2018

A large demonstration is being organized by members of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Education Association to take place prior to the Board of Education closed session meeting from 5:30-6:30 on Thursday, September 13. This will be followed by the open meeting at 7:00, in which over 100 PTHEA members are expected to attend wearing black Association shirts.The purpose of the rally is to advocate ...