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May 18, 2022

ROXBURY, NJ – With a crane and a tractor-trailer, a 2-piece, modular home, built as affordable housing by Roxbury High School students for Morris Habitat for Humanity, was successfully moved today from the high school in Succasunna to a lot in Landing. The move went flawlessly and faster than ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Kennedy Elementary School in Succasunna was recently awarded a $2,000 Sustainable Jersey for Schools grant funded by the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA). Sixteen $10,000 grants and ten $2,000 grants were distributed to support elementary through high school public ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – All school buses in the Roxbury school district will soon be outfitted with security cameras as the district – which has slowly been installing the devices – recently decided to finish the job. The decision to spend about $106,000 on the bus camera project was approved by the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury High School on Monday thanked the many individuals and companies whose donations of time and materials helped students build a Morris Habitat for Humanity house that will soon be moved to a prepared lot in Landing. Several hundred people gathered for the “thank you” ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School aviation teacher Michael Gottfried and sophomore Tyler Benedetto each recently received a $10,000 scholarship from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), according to the school district. The AOPA offers 80 student scholarships and 20 teacher ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Six choirs, three bands and an orchestra from Roxbury High School traveled to Williamsburg, Va. last weekend to compete in the World Strides’ Heritage Festival. The competing choirs were Roxbury Glee Club, Melodies, Vocal Jazz, Revelation, Classic Sounds Honors and the Festival ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Property owners in Roxbury will see a slight decrease in the school portion of their tax bill under a new school budget approved Monday. The $83.8 million spending plan adopted by the Roxbury School Board will entail a local school tax rate of 1.597% and will cost the owner of a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A second artificial turf field is being proposed for Roxbury High School, school officials said Monday. The plan is to convert to turf the current grass field situated on the north side of Bryant Drive, the road leading to the high school off South Hillside Avenue, said Roxbury ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Reacting to reports of bullying and fights among students, Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic this week blamed the COVID-19 pandemic, asserting that “children are a little less mature” due to state-imposed school closures. Speaking at the April 4 meeting of the Roxbury ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury Public Library recently unveiled a new print collection: English as a Second Language. The collection's debut coincided with the Roxbury Board of Education’s ESL Family Night, which took place at the library. Families enjoyed a hot meal provided by Maschio’s, the district ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Morris Habitat for Humanity house being built by students at Roxbury High School should be ready for occupation by September, said Frank Caccavale, the teacher leading the effort. He made the prediction during a presentation this week before the Roxbury Mayor and Council, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Reacting to a request by a Succasunna parent, several members of the Roxbury School Board recently agreed the panel should return to offering online access of its meetings. The request was made at the board’s March 14 meeting by Corine Borrero, a mother of four who ran ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The students, faculty and staff of Franklin Elementary School recently celebrated Read Across America Week with a fun-filled week that included theme days, a door decorating contest, a sock drive and a special guest “mystery reader.” ISL Teacher Kathy Diaz and Media Specialist ...

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  ROXBURY, NJ - Madelynn Anderson, an eighth-grader at Eisenhower Middle School (EMS), will receive this year’s Morris County Superintendent’s Middle School Leadership Award (MSLA), according to the school district. The award will be presented this spring by the Morris County Association of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Eisenhower Middle School (EMS) in Succasunna recently joined the ranks of a select group of only 14 middle schools in New Jersey to achieve the designation of being a New Jersey School to Watch. For EMS, the process was four years in the making starting under the leadership of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury school officials today expressed sympathy for the family of Jennifer Gorgas, a Roxbury High School and County College of Morris graduate who died Tuesday in a motor vehicle accident in Ledgewood. Gorgas, 25, of Netcong, was killed at about 8:30 a.m. when the Subaru she was ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Nominations are now being gathered for the Roxbury school district’s eighth annual Distinguished Alumni Awards. They will be accepted through May 1, said the district. The awards are designed “to honor alumni who have typified the Roxbury School District tradition of excellence and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Retiring Roxbury High School teachers Cosmo Lorusso and Rebecca Pietras were praised this week by Roxbury School Board President Carol Scheneck, who said both will be sorely missed by students, staff and the school board. At its Feb. 28 meeting, the school board accepted the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Face masks will become optional March 7 in Roxbury schools and school buses, but the rules relating to COVID-19 quarantines and testing remain complex. Those rules were spelled out by Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic in a Wednesday message to parents and guardians.

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury Rotary Club today gave a warm welcome to Roxbury High School teacher Frank Caccavale whose students are building a modular house for Morris County Habitat for Humanity. Caccavale, who teaches Structural Design and Fabrication (SDF), gave the club a presentation about ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Brian Staples, the newest member of the Roxbury Board of Education, was sworn-in Monday at a board meeting that also saw the board recognize four students who wrote essays about America for the local VFW. Staples, 38, is a Succasunna resident who was elected in November. Due to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury School Board members Leo Coakley and Kathy Purcell were sworn-in to new 3-year terms Thursday evening, but the third person who won election in November, newcomer Brian Staples, did not make the meeting. Staples, of Succasunna, will take his oath of office on Jan. 24, said ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Some school districts in New Jersey are returning to fully remote instruction due to increased numbers of COVID-19 cases, but Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic is staying steadfast in her resistance to going that route. In a Wednesday message to parents and guardians, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury High School students building a house at the school will be featured on an upcoming segment of American Plumber Stories, a YouTube channel that promotes plumbing as a viable career option. A crew from the series recently filmed the students as they worked on the house - ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The heads of the Roxbury Township Council and the Roxbury School Board this week presided over their last meetings of 2021, taking time to reflect on the past year’s challenges and accomplishments. Both Roxbury School Board President Carol Scheneck and Roxbury Mayor Bob DeFillippo ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Auditors examining the Roxbury School District’s finances found no major problems, but one of the minor issues they uncovered was sloppiness in counting meals subject to government reimbursement. The audit, conducted by the Nisivoccia accounting firm, covered the fiscal year that ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury School District held its second annual Pajama Day on Dec. 3, an effort that raised more than $4,000 for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Roxbury Schools Director of Special Services Amy Gallagher organized the event for Roxbury after being made aware of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School’s yearbook design team again took top honors in competition. The team's 2021 yearbook publication, “Beyond the Mask,” was awarded the first place gold award in the Garden State Scholastic Press Association (GSSPA) annual yearbook contest. Roxbury High School ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury School Board this week approved spending about $45,000 more on the district’s new outdoor classroom pavilion along Meeker Street in Succasunna, money that will pay for a some new elements at the site. “The change order for the pavilions was for additional site work,” ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Eighth-grade students eligible to attend Roxbury High School may consider applying to a Morris County Vocational School District (MCVSD) Academy, such as the one about sports medicine taking place in Roxbury next month. The MCVSD is urging students and parents to attend an ...

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