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Roxbury Marching Gaels Undefeated

October 21, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - It's official: The Roxbury Marching Gaels are undefeated in the 2018 season.'

The Marching Gaels recently took first place at the Ridge Marching Madness Competition at Ridge High School -in Group 4 Open - with a score of 90.25. They also won caption awards for best music, best visual, best effect and best percussion as well as achieving the highest overall score ...

Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s Floating Classroom Wins Environmental Award

LAKE HOPATCONG, N.J. - The Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) awarded the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom an Environmental Achievement Award “for outstanding accomplishment in local environmental protection” at its 45th Annual Environmental Congress at Mercer County College in West Windsor on Oct. 12.

The Floating Classroom, a 40-foot ...

Roxbury School Board and Teachers Union Reach Contract Agreement

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Board of Education and the Roxbury Education Association’s (REA) negotiations teams have reached common ground" for contract settlement and have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) that contains the terms and details of the agreement for the 2017-2020 contract.

The agreed-upon provisions include annual raises, additional funding for improvement of the ...

Roxbury Celebrates Distinguished Alumni Award Honorees

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Board of Education will hold the fourth induction ceremony to the Roxbury Distinguished Alumni Award at the annual fall Roxbury High School Academic Awards program at 7 p.m., Oct. 11, in the auditorium.

Dr. Don Boroson (Class of 1969), Ret. Col. Brian Sperling (Class of 1985), and Dr. Russell Svenningsen (Class of 1990) will be honored with this year’s ...

Roxbury Marching Gaels Win Eight Awards at Invitational

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School marching band recently took first place for its group, and won many other awards, at an invitational competition.

Competing at the West Orange Invitational, the  Roxbury Marching Gaels took the top prize in Group 3A with a score of 85.1.

The first place award was one of eight brought home by the marching band. The Gaels also were ...

Four Days of No Tech for Roxbury Students

ROXBURY, NJ – Teachers and students in the Roxbury School District will be asked to step away from technology on four days this year during what the district is calling “tech-free days.”

The goal of the initiative, in part, is to teach students how to develop enough will-power to resist the addictive urge of smartphones and computers.

“It’s not because I ...

Roxbury Wind Symphony Receives Accolades

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School Honors Wind Symphony was recently selected as a Commended National Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors Project.

It is a national competition, entered by recording, in which the top quarter are selected as National Winners and the second quarter receive Commended Honors.

According to The Foundation for Music Education, “The ...

Roxbury School Board Earns Master Board Certification

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Township Board of Education was one of the three latest districts to be recognized for the Carole E. Larsen Master Board Certification (MBC).

School boards from Roxbury, Denville and Netcong were recognized Sept. 20 at the Morris County School Boards Association meeting in Mountain Lakes.

The Roxbury Board is now among the 29 Boards of Education ...

10th Annual Roxbury Marching Band Classic Happens Saturday

ROXBURY, NJ -  Roxbury High School will host the 10th annual Roxbury Marching Band Classic this Saturday, Sept. 29. 

Gates open at 4 p.m. with the competition running from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Entry wristbands will be available at the gate for $10 general admission, $8 admission for those 65+ and/or students with ID, and free admission for children four years ...

Roxbury Woman Named Morris County Teacher of the Year

DENVILLE, NJ -  Jennifer Skomial, of Roxbury, was recently chosen as the Morris County Teacher of the Year and now is in the running to be named New Jersey State Teacher of the Year.

Skomial has been a teacher at Morris County School of Technology in Denville for the past 10 years. For the past five years, Skomial has taught the Academy for Education and Learning, ...

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