Former Roxbury Student Wins State Journalism Award

March 27, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ -  A County College of Morris student from Roxbury was among three journalists awarded for their work in the school’s campus newspaper, The Youngtown Edition, during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Roxbury High School graduate Amanda Aller, now Youngtown’s managing editor, clinched a third-place victory for her arts and entertainment feature story “Timeless ...

Roxbury Students Receive Top Honors in Music

ROXBURY, NJ - Students from Roxbury High School received top instrumental and vocal honors at recent regional and state events.

Outstanding Musicians

The North Jersey School Music Association held its annual Region 1 Band auditions on Jan. 7, where more than 500 students from 70 different schools competed to earn one of about 160 spots which make up two different bands.

Six students ...

Roxbury Alumni Receives Fulbright Scholarship

ROXBURY, NJ - Former Roxbury High School student Kacie Hoaglund, Class of 2013 was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship on March 15.

Hoaglund received a grant to work as an English teaching assistant in Spain to foster mutual understanding between American and Spanish culture. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is one of the largest and most renowned U.S. exchange programs for student and ...

Objects in Motion; Roxbury Students Use Ice Rink for Physics Lessons

ROXBURY, NJ -  Roxbury High School physics students put their learning into action last month during a visit to a nearby ice rink.

During a class trip to Aspen Ice in Randolph, Roxbury High School physics instructor Chris Blough led a lab where students had to calculate the amount of friction between three different surfaces and the ice.

“There’s a ...

Officials Honor Roxbury Champion Debaters

ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School Debate Team, which last month won the Northwest Debate League Championship, was honored Tuesday by the township mayor and council.

Four members of the team attended the council meeting, where Roxbury Mayor Mark Crowley presented them with recognition awards. The championship was the first in three decades for a Roxbury High School debate ...

Roxbury Bands Come Together

ROXBURY, NJ - Lincoln/Roosevelt School music teacher Kate Katz said it was exciting for her students to practice recently with their Roxbury High School counterparts and she expects similar joint rehearsals will become regular events.

Band members from both schools participated in a combined rehearsal late last month to prepare for the district Band Concert. Katz said it went ...

Roxbury's Tucker Voelbel Receives Scholar Athlete Award

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School Senior Tucker Voelbel was recognized recently as a National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete, recognition Roxbury Football Coach Cosmo Lorusso says the 18-year-old more than deserved.

"We consider it a prestigious award," said the coach. "Each year they honor one recipient from each school in Morris ...

Registration now open for 2017/2018 Roxbury Community School Preschool Program

ROXBURY, NJ - Registrations are now being accepted for the Roxbury Community School’s Preschool Program for the 2017/2018 school year.

The next preschool tour for prospective families is March 23 at 2:15 p.m. at Kennedy Elementary School at 20 Pleasant Hill Road in Succasunna. Interested families should email to reserve a spot on the tour.

The Roxbury Community ...

Nixon School Kids, Teachers Show Roxbury Board Their Unity

ROXBURY, NJ -  Students and staff from Nixon Elementary School recently shared with the school board how they are making the school a cohesive and accepting place for all students.

Nixon Principal Danielle Lynch told the board that the staff believes students  are empowered to flourish in the 21st century by "being the change.” She said students and teachers are ...

Roxbury's Jefferson School Celebrates Read Across America

ROXBURY, NJ - Every year, Roxbury public schools celebrate the March 2 birthday of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) as "Read Across America Day." This year, Jefferson School dedicated an entire week to the beloved Dr. Seuss by incorporating a plethora of activities to foster a love and appreciation for recreational reading.

Katey McAuliffe, media specialist, and ...

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Upcoming Spring and Summer Programs Through Roxbury Community School

March 26, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Community School spring and summer programs continue with camps and classes for little kids, big kids, and adults too.

Spring break camps and summer programs are open to everyone.

Spring Break Camps for Children

Mad Science Spring Break – Join Mad Science to create and imagine some fun and exciting adventures in science! Discover potential ...