Education Spotlight

January 4, 2019

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph students observed the international hour of code the week in December with special activities and lessons which opened up the world of code to students. Fernbrook students in grades 1-5 celebrated the event by learning the basics of computer science as they ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- At their December meeting, Randolph Memorial Post #7333 Veterans of Foreign Wars presented their Patriots Pen and Voice of Democracy awards. Recipients read their winning essays to the VFW membership, the students’ family and friends before receiving their certificate of ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The RHS Chapter of the Science National Honor Society inducted 43 new members in a special ceremony in the RHS Commons. The students all share a passion for science. RHS Principal Debbie Iosso asked the inductees five scientific questions during the ceremony. RHS Science ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The new Randolph Township transition house is in the news, see the link below for the full story. The house is a new addition to the Randolph Township School District. It’s part of their transitional program for students with special needs, specifically for the qualifying 18- to ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Six Randolph Middle School singers who successfully auditioned for the 2019 Morris Area Honors Choir last month. The students are: eighth graders Andrew Berkemeyer (High Baritone), Conner Cafero (High Baritone), Jaylynn Crespo (Alto) and Alexa Helmke (Alto), sixth grader Fernando ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School senior Jack Knapp, a percussionist, performed with The College of New Jersey Honors Wind Ensemble at its recent concert on November 17 in the college’s Kendall Hall. The wind ensemble was composed of students from 30 high schools in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School senior David Popkin, a tuba player, has been selected to perform with the National Association for Music Education National Honor Band. Some of the top high school musicians in the country joined David this weekend at the Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The National Speech and Debate Association recently named Randolph High School seniors Nicole Nissel and Kathryn Altman as winners of the prestigious Academy All-American Award. The award is presented to students who earn 750 points in competition, excel academically and have ...

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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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RANDOLPH, NJ- Shongum teacher Susanne Kessler is featured in a profile on the County College of Morris website where she describes how her experience at the County College of Morris helped her become a better student and to succeed and excel. These lessons inspired Kessler to pursue a degree in ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - Randolph Schools received a grant through the Bosch Community Fund of $34,000 to pursue sustainability in all six district buildings. Once received, the Randolph Education Foundation matched and exceeded that grant by providing $54,000 for educators to build their "dream" of a ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – Venancio “Venny” Fuentes, professor and chair of the Department of Engineering Technologies and Engineer Science at County College of Morris (CCM), has been selected as the sole recipient of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) 2018 Faculty Award for the Northeast ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School senior Allison (Allie) Wu participated in the prestigious Economics for Leaders program at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY from July 16 – 22, 2018. Allie is one of 40 students from around the country honored by being accepted into the program sponsored by the ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The County College of Morris and RHS partnered to offer a “College Readiness Now” program to Randolph students who may need non-credit developmental courses before beginning their degree courses. This summer, the courses will be free for Randolph students, including books, tuition ...

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Randolph, NJ — More than 45 bus drivers and members of the transportation department gathered on Wednesday for an end-of-the-year appreciation brunch organized by district parent, Tracey Drazek, and funded by the Randolph Education Foundation (REF). It was an unusual scene at the transportation ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School sophomore Ethan Humphrey created the Assigned! APP to help students keep track of their assignments. He is off to San Jose, California to attend the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference June 4-8 with other APP developers from across the globe. Ethan received a ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Middle School Principal Dr. Dennis Copeland has announced that eighth grader Melissa Narvaez has received the Morris County Superintendent Middle School Leadership Award. The award was presented at a recent dinner on May 1, 2018. "I am extremely proud of her and all of ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- As the season of speech-giving and debating came to an end in March, the team closed the year with it’s annual banquet at the Randolph Diner on April 25. This celebration followed the renowned States and Districts Tournaments. Speech and debate, also known as Forensics, is composed ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Randolph Education Association celebrated the Classroom Closeup NJ filming of Molly Ziegelstein’s Fernbrook Kindergarten class. Approximately 150 guests attended the May 1 Red Carpet event, which included dinner and an awards ceremony honoring the teacher and her class. The ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School junior artists Sofia Zingone and Emma Swayze recently had their artwork selected by the MAYO Center for the Performing Arts to be featured on the cover of the art center’s programs. Emma’s colored pencil drawing featured paint brushes inside dance shoes while ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School junior Emily Kern is a winner of the Ninth Annual Sister Rose Thering Fund Essay Competition. Randolph High School Principal Debbie Iosso recognized Emily in her office and congratulated her. "I am so impressed with Emily's accomplishment," she said. RHS ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School junior Renee Shen has been accepted to the prestigious New Jersey Scholar Program. Renee said she is proud to represent Randolph High School and excited to attend the program from June 24-July 27 at the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. RHS ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School junior Julia Miao has been selected to attend the 31st New Jersey Governor's School in the Sciences at Drew University July 8-28. Julia said she was very surprised to receive this honor. "I feel very excited and lucky to have been selected for this program," ...

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HS Students Named National Merit Finalists Six Randolph High School students have been named National Merit Finalists. They are Christopher Archer, Keyln Chen, Daniel Kim, Brooke Olsen, Samantha Tassillo and Alex Wang. "On behalf of all of us at Randolph High School, we wish to congratulate ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ.– If you were to walk into any band room during the non-football season, you might expect to come across a dormant, tranquil atmosphere, simply waiting for the next kickoff. On the contrary, bands in New Jersey are busier than ever this time of year, preparing for performances at state ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Speech and Debate team drove up to Harvard to compete at the 44th Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament on February 16-19. Bringing in its largest group of students in years, – around forty competitors – the team was quite successful.  The Harvard invitational ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Ironia first grade teacher Cathy Murphy was recently recognized by WDHA Radio Station as a "Teacher Who Rocks". Mrs. Murphy was nominated by Ironia paraprofessional Andria Barosi-Stampone, who wrote the following in her nomination. "Mrs. Murphy is a true role model not just for her ...

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Morristown, NJ - Students from Butler, Randolph, Kinnelon, Mendham, Florham Park and New Vernon were honored as Mayo Performing Arts Center's Music Students of the Month - Outstanding Jazz Musicians -- prior to the Thursday, Jan. 24 performance by the Birdland All-Stars. The students were ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph High School Principal Debbie Iosso has announced that RHS senior Ajay Hariharan has been appointed to West Point and will begin his cadet training this summer. "Ajay is an incredibly impressive young man," Mrs. Iosso said as she and several of Ajay's high school teachers ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- In a beautiful ceremony in the Randolph High School auditorium, 19 Randolph High School French students were inducted into La Societe Honoraire Francaise and 48 Randolph High School Spanish students were inducted into La Sociedad Hispanica Capitulo: Cajas de Carton. Students in each ...

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