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Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s New Floating Classroom Open for Public Cruises

June 16, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - The Lake Hopatcong Foundation this spring christened its new Floating Classroom, dubbed “Study Hull,” and has since educated nearly 800 local students aboard the vessel, a 40-foot pontoon boat. As the school year comes to an end, the lessons will continue: the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom will run 90-minute trips from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Monday ...

Roxbury High School's D'Amico Named Educator of Distinction

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School (RHS) Special Education Teacher Karen D’Amico was recently selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS).

A role model to pupils, D'Amico was nominated by RHS junior Victoria Cotero.

In a congratulatory letter to D'Amico, Claes Nobel, a senior member of the family that ...

Roxbury Talent on Display at Senior Art Show

ROXBURY, NJ - Sixteen Roxbury High School seniors displayed their artistic artwork and skill May 31 at this year’s Annual Senior Art Show. Students showed pieces and answered questions during their open gallery spaces.

Seniors featured this year were Daniella Andreotta, Ashley Armstrong, Alexander Baccaro, Chelsea Bailey, Katelyn Beach, Evan Van Biert, Abbigail Brembs, Gianna ...

Roxbury School Board Celebrates Achievers and Retirees

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Township Board of Education this week acknowledged this year’s Roxbury High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian, the district’s seven educators of the year and its newest retirees.

Community members, parents, students, staff and families joined the board in their recognition of these individuals.

This year’s "Val and Sal" ...

Roxbury High School Seniors, Retiring Principal, Honored at Awards Ceremony

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School Annual Senior Awards Ceremony took place on Wednesday and 150 seniors from the Class of 2018 were recognized for academic achievement and scholarships. A special award was presented to retiring school principal Jeffrey Swanson.

Students who earned 3.75 GPA yearly for four years of high school were also awarded a Renaissance medal they can wear at ...

A Change of Principals at Roxbury High School

ROXBURY, NJ – Eisenhower Middle School Principal Dominick Miller was chosen this week to replace retiring Roxbury High School Principal Jeffrey Swanson.

The Roxbury school board, on Monday, approved the move. Miller will take the reins at the high school on July 1. A replacement for Miller has yet to be chosen.

Miller, 40, who started with Roxbury schools in 2007 and became ...

Roxbury Woman's Club Sponsors Roxbury Juniors for Girls Career Institute

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School Juniors Lizvette Pappaterra and Naviya Verghese were recently selected by the Roxbury Woman’s Club to get a taste of college life and explore their career options.

The students were chosen by the club to attend the annual Girls Career Institute (GCI) at Rutgers Douglass Residential College in New Brunswick June 4 through June 7. They were chosen due ...

Roxbury Schools Set to Honor Educators of the Year and Retirees

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury school district will recognize its 2017/2018 educators of the year and its retirees at the  June 4 school board meeting. The meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Roxbury High School Auditorium

“We are proud of all of our educators in Roxbury,” said Roxbury Superintendent of Schools Loretta Radulic. “We celebrate these ...

Roxbury Middle School Band Takes First in Music Showcase Festival

ROXBURY, NJ - The Eisenhower Middle School Eighth Grade Concert Band recently took first place in a Music Showcase Festival and was awarded Outstanding Section Awards for the trumpet and French Horn sections.

The students competed in Class A Concert Band and were rated against four other ensembles in the same group classification. The band was adjudicated in areas such as intonation, ...

Roxbury Middle School Team Wins Solar Car Competition for Fourth Year

ROXBURY, NJ - Eisenhower Middle School (EMS) once again won the Junior Solar Sprint Picatinny Invitational sponsored and funded by the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP).

“We were fortunate to bring home the title again," Phil Moskowitz, EMS robotics advisor and STEM  teacher. "For the fourth year in a row, we will be representing EMS and Picatinny at the ...

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