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Roxbury Officials Look to Remove Voting from Schools

November 24, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – Schools aren’t ideal places for Election Day voting when students are present, Roxbury officials acknowledged this week. They said they will try to find alternative polling sites.

The use of schools as polling places came up at meetings of the Roxbury Township Mayor and Council and the Roxbury School Board. The issue was raised at the ...

Roxbury Police Help Kennedy’s Early Act Club in Pre-Thanksgiving Food Drive

ROXBURY, NJ - Members of the Roxbury Township Police Department showed up at Kennedy Elementary School on Wednesday. Not for a crime; for an act of pre-Thanksgiving Day goodwill.

The officers came to collect food collected by students for the Roxbury Social Services Food Pantry. The police department holds an annual Thanksgiving Food Drive to assist Roxbury Social Services.

Roxbury Interact Club Hopes to Brighten Christmas for Some at Merry Heart

ROXBURY, NJ - Thanks to the efforts of about 20 Roxbury High School students, who recently braved bitter cold and rain at an outdoor fundraiser, some seniors at the Merry Heart nursing home in Succasunna will receive miniature Christmas stockings and gifts.

The students, who are involved with the Roxbury High School Interact Club, braved nasty weather Nov. 18 to help the Roxbury ...

Scholarship Chance for Roxbury High Students from Mt. Arlington

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury High School students who live in Mount Arlington might be eligible for a new scholarship created in memory of former Mount Arlington Mayor Arthur Ondish.

The Morris County League of Municipalities today announced the creation of the Arthur R. Ondish Memorial Scholarship, noting the $1,000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating high school senior ...

Kennedy Second Graders Make Pumpkin Predictions

ROXBURY, NJ - Second graders in Kathy Byrne and Liz Szigeti’s classes at Kennedy School celebrated "pumpkin week" by putting their math skills to the test earlier this month.

Students used their understanding of place value, base ten and skip counting to count all the seeds in their pumpkins. Parents came in to assist the students in counting the gooey ...

Roxbury Combines Efforts to Go Green in the Schools

ROXBURY, NJ - Nov.15 was National Recycling Day and many Roxbury students attended assemblies dedicated to the topic. Franklin, Jefferson and Kennedy experienced an assembly with Bill Kerwood on reducing, reusing, and recycling while Nixon will see it next Tuesday.

Recycling is not just for the elementary schools. Eisenhower Middle School was ...

Roxbury Choir Director and Students Honored at All-State Choir

ROXBURY, NJ - Fourteen Roxbury students performed a concert in Atlantic City last weekend for the New Jersey All-State Mixed Choir. This prestigious ensemble is comprised of the top singers across the state of New Jersey.

Congratulations to Alec Burns (Gr 11), Cassidy Gilroy (Gr 12), Bryan Gonzalez (Gr 11), Ian Hachey (Gr 11), Ivan Largo (Gr 11), Matthew Malsbury (Gr 10), Kyle Massage (Gr 12), ...

Two More Roxbury Gaels Sign Letters of Intent

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School saw two senior athletes, Andy Axelson and Matt Dancsecs, commit to the Scarlet Knights last week for baseball and lacrosse. Two more Gaels, Tyler McDonald and Michael Christiansen, followed suit in signing letters of intent last Wednesday.

McDonald decided to continue his swimming career at Rider University in the fall while Christiansen will go on to play ...

Long-haired, Loud and Young: Roxbury's 'Strange Eclipse' Rocks Like It's 1974

ROXBURY, NJ - Some might think the age of young rock stars has come and gone, but two 18-year-old Roxbury High School seniors are hoping to prove the notion wrong: Kieran Quinn and Jeff Tallman are gaining local fame with their band “Strange Eclipse.”

Playing tonight at The Stanhope House, the band - which also includes Nik Jacobson and Brandon Bolton - has performed at ...

Franklin School Celebrates Veteran's Day

ROXBURY, NJ - The students and staff of Franklin Elementary School recently honored our nation’s veterans in a special flag raising ceremony and presentation in front of the school. Many of the dozen or more honored veterans had a direct connection to a Franklin student.

More than 50 Girl Scouts and Boys Scouts from Girl Scout Troops 96603, 97252, 96786, 6638 and Cub Pack 54 ...

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