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Roxbury High School National Honor Society Inducts New Members

December 9, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School’s National Honor Society recently inducted 68 new members to add to the 58 already existing members.

Students inducted pledged to continue to uphold the four pillars that make up the National Honor Society (NHS) which are scholarship, service, character and leadership. Once members, students are required to maintain involvement as well as ...

Back from Kuwait, a Soldier Visits His Patriotic Roxbury Pen-Pals

ROXBURY, NJ - When Pennsylvania National Guard Cpt. Joe McLaughlin visited youngsters at the Franklin Elementary School aftercare program this week, it wasn’t his first interaction with the kids.

The children and McLaughlin had been pen-pals during the captain’s 9-month-long deployment in Kuwait which ended Nov. 18. He said his main reason for visiting the pupils was to thank them ...

Seven Roxbury Students Accepted into National Honors Choir

ROXBURY, NJ - Seven Roxbury High School students successfully auditioned for and were accepted into the American Choral Directors Association National Honors Choir recently.

The prestigious ensemble is composedof the top high school and collegiate singers in the United States.

The students _ Seniors Bryan Gonzalez, Ian Hachey, Austin Kurbansade, Ivan Largo, and Jacob Wood ...

Roxbury's McDonald Honored at MPAC

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury High School senior Emma McDonald was one of 13 Morris County students honored recently as a Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) music student of the month.

For November, the MPAC honored outstanding brass players. McDonald was nominated by Jeffry Conrad.

“Emma is the principle trumpet of the Roxbury HS Honors Wind Symphony and has been since her junior ...

Healthy Living Feeds the Brain at the Latest SAIL Parent Academy

ROXBURY, NJ - Being mind-full or mindful was just one of the questions raised at the latest Student Academic Intervention and Learning (SAIL) Parent Academy. This parent academy treated Franklin and Nixon School families to an evening of healthy living tips and activities.

These families are afforded this opportunity through Title I funding which is based on the number of students enrolled in ...

Three Roxbury Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School saw three seniors recently sign letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at institutions of higher learning.

Surrounded by friends, family and teammates, Ben Palanchi signed to play men’s lacrosse at Sacred Heart University, Will Findlay signed to play baseball at Fordham University and Melissa Murphy signed to play women’s ...

Jefferson School Preschoolers Honor Veterans

ROXBURY, NJ - You’re never too young to celebrate our nation's veterans. The preschool program at Jefferson Elementary School in Roxbury recently did just that.

“Our students have parents in the military so they have a special connection to the importance and the sacrifices involved in doing so,” said Patti Klein, a preschool teacher in the program.

Teens Will Explore Careers in Aviation at Morristown Airport

ROXBURY, NJ - Young men and women, ages 14-20, who are interested in careers in aviation, are invited to join Aviation Explorer Post 523 on Nov. 14 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Morristown Airport. The goal of the post is to help teens experience different career paths in aviation. 

On that day, the manager of aircraft maintenance for a corporate flight department will discuss his ...

Roxbury Boy Scout Gives Picnic Tables to Middle School

ROXBURY, NJ - Eisenhower Middle School students who enjoy eating lunch at the new picnic tables in the school's courtyard can thank a local Boy Scout.

The tables were recently installed and painted as an Eagle Scout project by Michael Lang, a senior patrol leader for Boy Scout Troop 163 in Succasunna. 

"I wanted to give back to the students and help the school that I ...

Roxbury Teacher Nominated for National LifeChanger of the Year Award

ROXBURY, NJ - Jefferson Elementary School Guidance Counselor Ashley Cicchino has been nominated for the 2018/2019 national LifeChanger of the Year award.

Cicchino was recognized as a LifeChanger for her involvement in the school and district community. Cicchino has facilitated and participated in numerous programs, including the district’s first crisis team, book clubs for students and ...

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