Education

May 3, 2021

PARSIPPANY, NJ  - Parsippany High School, with an overall score of 86.32/100  in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best High Schools.” ranked No.88 in this year's New Jersey standings. The ranking released last Tuesday puts Parsippany High School at No.2,442 in the national ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ  - Parsippany Hills High School, with an overall score of 88.96/100  in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best High Schools.” ranked No.88 in this year's New Jersey standings. The ranking released last Tuesday puts Parsippany Hills High School at No.1,971 in the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Barbara Sargent has sent the following letter to all school district families: Dear Parsippany-Troy Hills School Community, It’s great to be back in school!  This week, all of our schools welcomed additional students for in-person learning and the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The School District of Parsippany-Troy Hills has released its 2021-2022 anticipated school year budget.  There will be a public hearing on the budget held on Thursday, April 29th at 6:30pm at the Board of Education building at 292 Parsippany Road. The budget is listed ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There are changes to the 2021 Parsippany School District Calendar listed in the below letter from the Superintendent. There is also information on graduations, vaccination progress and more. Dear Parsippany-Troy Hills Families, We are at an exciting time in our district.  All ...

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MADISON, NJ - Drew University has announced plans for an in-person fall 2021 semester. Although the university welcomed students back for a modified semester this spring, with health and safety protocols in place, Drew University President Tom Schwaz is "hopeful and actively planning for a return ...

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We Refuse to be Silenced March 2021: Women’s History Month. This month is about celebrating women’s contributions to the world. This year’s theme is “Refusing to be Silenced”; appreciating all the women who have broken stereotypes and refused to be treated as lesser. When it comes to STEM, women ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany High School Hall of Fame has announced its inductees for this year's ceremony. Parsippany High School will be inducting their 2021 Hall of Fame Class on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 7:00 on the Football Field. If you would like to attend the ceremony please email ...

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CLEAR LAKE REGION - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new relaxed guidelines for schools to navigate reopening in-person instruction amid the coronavirus pandemic. As of March 19, the CDC recommends students maintain 3 feet of social distance in classrooms—a decrease from ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In its new rankings of public schools nationwide, U.S. News & World Report said New Jersey is the state with the country’s top education system and is number one in pre-school enrollment.        “Investments in our students are investments in the future of our state, and I am ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Congratulations is in order to Parsippany Hills High School sophomore Adomas Vaitkus who earned a Gold medal in Mathematics as an individual competitor in the Honors Division in the Academic Decathlon of New Jersey State Competition held virtually on Saturday, February ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Dr. Barbara Sargent, Superintendent of the Parsippany-Troy Hills School District has released a letter to all Parsippany student families:   We have been monitoring daily attendance and the number of students in each school cohort for the past several weeks, and we are in a ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Registration for the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills' Kindergarten program will begin online on March 1st.  The school district has released the following information to prospective families: Kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 school year will open online - March 1, ...

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TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) Acting Commissioner Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan on Friday announced “The Road Forward,” a series of coordinated policy initiatives that dramatically expand the Administration’s efforts to identify and address the academic ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany's families are invited to an opportunity to support the Knollwood School's PTA while getting a delicious meal at IHOP. On Friday, January 29th you can both support a local business and the Knollwood school community.  You can dine in or dine out at Parsippany's ...

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PARIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Education is speaking out on the impact that proposed redevelopment in Parsippany may have on the school district.  Their full letter to residents is listed below: The Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Board of Education presents this Open Letter ...

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Denville, NJ  – Morris County School of Technology’s Academy for Computer & Information Sciences will be hosting their Annual Hackathon on Saturday, January 30th from 9:00am to 9:00pm. The hackathon will be a virtual event hosted via Zoom. This will be a 12-hour virtual Hackathon and will be ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Board of Education is hosting a hybrid meeting on January 21, 2021.  The public portion of the meeting will begin at 6:30pm Their meeting notice is below: Notice is hereby given that a Virtual hybrid meeting of the Board of Education of the Township of ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany's Board of Education has announced its 2021 Meeting Schedule. All meetings will open to the general public at 6:30pm, with Executive sessions starting earlier. The meeting schedule is listed below:   Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Schools BOARD OF EDUCATION ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Student Council at Parsippany High School has come up with an excellent idea to support the senior scholarship program while offering residents an opportunity to save money while supporting local restaurants. The "Hawk Card" fundraiser is aimed at helping local businesses ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - A Parsippany resident who goes to school at Morris County Vocational School of Technology is the winter of the 2020 Congressional App Challenge for NJ's 11th District.  The student, Riya Dadheech, created an app called 'Plate of Hope' which creates a platform to connect and match ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The Governor and his allies in education see eye to eye on many issues. They do not see eye to eye on reopening schools, however. In the last few days, this private détente has broken through to the public as well. The NJEA has lobbied hard during the pandemic to keep schools ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - On Friday, November 20, 2020, the Morris County Clerk certified the 2020 General Election Results.  It is now official that Matthew DeVitto, Deborah Orme and Timothy Berrios have decisively won the race. According to the candidates, "We have big news to share! As of tonight, the ...

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A new statewide poll found that New Jersey families want a better remote education experience for their children who have been forced to forego in-person learning as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The poll, conducted by Global Strategy Group on behalf of JerseyCAN and the New Jersey ...

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NEW JERSEY - Despite increasing number of coronavirus throughout the state, Governor Murphy on Thursday, announced that schools are not closing. "I must dispel, forcefully, that irresponsible rumor that was spread on Twitter yesterday", said Governor Murphy. "We are not closing our ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - For some in Parsippany-Troy Hills trying to get by during the COVID-19 pandemic, it's fortunate enough that places, like public libraries, are open for services. But for the Lake Hiawatha Library, located on 68 Nokomis Avenue, the last few months haven't been easy. "We closed in ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mount Tabor PTA is excited to offer its first-ever fundraising event with Psychic Medium Drew Cali. Drew will be hosting a Zoom event, “Hello from Heaven”, on Thursday, November 19th 7:30-9:00 p.m.  Proceeds from the event will go toward building and grounds improvements at Mount ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - If you or someone you know is deserving of inauguration into the Parsippany High School Hall of fame, the time is now to officilly nominate them. Parsippany High School is accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame.  The PHS Hall of Fame recognizes and honors PHS graduates and ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Matt DeVitto, Debbie Orme and Tim Berrios are running for seats on the Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Education.  Election day is officially November 3, 2020 but since it is an all vote by mail election, Parsippany residents may be receiving their ballots shortly and will be asked ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A college student from Parsippany-Troy Hills is one of 30 semifinalists from around the world competing for $400,000 in prizes as part of the Breakthrough Junior Challenge, a global science video contest. The student, Ria Balli, is attending Carnegie Mellon University, having ...

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