Education

June 4, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ – Parents of Roxbury students are being asked how they feel about having their kids ride on school buses and return to classrooms in the fall. The opinions are sought in a 3-question survey that must be answered by tomorrow (June 5). Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – People driving down Bryant Drive to Roxbury High School are now greeted with a long line of signs showing the faces of the school’s 2020 graduating seniors. It is a dramatic display that school principal Dominick Miller characterized as “a small gesture.” But it’s really not very ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School's sixth annual Rox-THON fundraiser for children with pediatric cancer, canceled in March a day before it was supposed to take place, is rescheduled to happen - albeit virtually - on Friday. Starting at 7 p.m., the YouTube live stream will feature interactive ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The organizers of the “Adopt a Senior 2020” Facebook group hope the effort will “bring a smile” to the faces of Roxbury High School seniors whose graduation ceremonies have been waylaid by the coronavirus. The Facebook group, administered by Elaine Weinacker and Dana Guberman ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury school district is continuing Kindergarten registration for the 2020/2021 school year during COVID-19 school closures. Children must be five years old on or before Oct. 1, 2020 to participate. Click here for more information regarding Roxbury's Entrance Age Policy ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Nixon Elementary School’s Early Act Club last week held its rescheduled Food Drive to help Roxbury Social Services during the COVID-19 crisis. Nixon Early Act has been busy both in the regular school year and during these Flexible Instruction Days as it is coming at the heels of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Hoping to “spread positivity” during a time of coronavirus-induced despair, the Roxbury High School Interact Club recently compiled video clips of uplifting messages submitted by students and some teachers. Members of the club - Roxbury Rotary’s arm in the high school - wanted to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The owners of a $300,000 house in Roxbury will pay about $5,124 in school taxes, about $138 more than they currently pay, under a budget approved Monday by the township school board. Meeting remotely for the second time due to COVID-19 restrictions, the board adopted a nearly $81.5 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury students took up the challenge to help during this COVID-19 health-related crisis, working hard creating personal protective equipment (PPE) to help the front-line workers. Eisenhower Middle School STEM Teacher, Phil Moskowitz shared an update on the 3D masks.: “We have ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Meeting remotely for the first time, the Roxbury School Board on Monday voted to change the district calendar, switching to 4-day school weeks in lieu of a spring break. The board’s unanimous decision is in response to a recent survey of parents conducted by the district. More than ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury public school students, being taught at home since March 16 due to coronavirus-related building closures, will switch to 4-day weeks and will not get a traditional spring break this year under a proposed change to the school calendar. The proposal, to be decided April 6 by ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - For the foreseeable future, the Roxbury Township Board of Education will be holding virtual board of education meetings to conduct Board business while schools are closed due to the health-related emergency COVID-19. The Board of Education approved five new and revised Bylaws at ...

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ROXBURY,  NJ - Each year students at Lincoln/Roosevelt School in Succasunna take part in the Trout in the Classroom (TIC) project sponsored by the state Division of Fish and Wildlife and Trout Unlimited. TIC is a science-based program that teaches children the importance of coldwater conservation ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Confirmed cases of people dealing with COVID-19 have been found in Roxbury High School and Eisenhower Middle School. Parents of students at the schools were notified about this Saturday through messages from school district officials. The district posted no public notifications on ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Meetings of the Roxbury Board of Education will take place in remote fashion, accessible by the public via a link on the district’s website, said Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic. The move reflects similar action being taken by the Roxbury Mayor and Council. All ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The closure of all township schools due to COVID-19 hasn’t stopped the staff from making sure students are safe and fed. The district created a ‘Meals on Wheels’ program to deliver breakfast and lunch to families on free- and reduced-price lunch plans. Maschio’s Food Services, the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A person being treated for COVID-19 works in a township elementary school but is not a Roxbury resident, according to officials. In a letter to parents, Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic said she received confirmation from Roxbury Health Officer Mark Caputo that “an ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Reacting to the COVID-19 outbreak, Roxbury schools will be closed for two weeks, starting Monday, it was announced today. In a letter to parents, Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic acknowledged that the closure "was a very difficult decision to make as the impact on our ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The artwork of a Roxbury High School freshman will appear at this year's state Youth Art Month (YAM) exhibit. The student, Alexa Wanamaker, is being taught at the high school by Monica Roman. Her work was one of three pieces selected from Morris and Sussex counties, having ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury schools will close early Tuesday while teachers are trained in ways to teach students remotely should a COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak force the closure of schools, according to Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic. In a “Honeywell” message sent to parents, Radulic ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School Dining Hall came alive with color, food, performances, spectators and energy recently at the fifth annual Global Hi-5 Multicultural Expo. More than 400 students, organizations, familie, and community members came out to take part in the festive ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The participation of Roxbury High School students at a recent Morris Habitat for Humanity fundraising event “represented Roxbury in the best possible way,” said Mayor Bob DeFillippo. Speaking at a recent town council meeting, DeFillippo said he and his wife, Morris County ...

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ROXBURY, NJ -  Eight students from Lincoln/Roosevelt School, Eisenhower Middle School and Roxbury High School were honored recently by the Roxbury School Board  for winning this year’s VFW Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy Essay contestsi. John Lehnert, the commander of VFW Post 2833 in ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Parents of students in Roxbury are being asked to “pay attention” to their children’s reactions to news that a 13-year-old attending Eisenhower Middle School died today. The request was part of an 11 a.m.  “Honeywell” alert sent to parents by Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury High School's graduation ceremony - initially scheduled for June 24 on the football field - will instead take place June 19 at Mennen Sports Arena in a Friday afternoon event where seniors will not really graduate, said the school’s principal today. Graduating seniors will ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – An online fundraiser has been launched to help the Roxbury High School Band participate in the 2020 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, DC. The GoFundMe site, found here, was created Thursday by the Roxbury High School Band Parents Association (RHSBPA) which hopes to raise ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The main athletic field at Roxbury High School will be renovated this year, a $1.1 million project that might force this year's graduation ceremony to take place indoors. The school board, on Monday, approved the $679,075 reconstruction of the high school track and the $391,366 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School junior David Petrov was recently nominated by his high school choir directors for the Mayo Performing Arts Center Music Student of the Month (MSOM). He was an honoree for outstanding pianist along with four other students from area schools. MSOM, a student ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Students from the new Structural Design and Fabrication (SDF) class at Roxbury High School recently visited the Northeast Regional Carpenters Training Center in Edison for National Apprenticeship Week. While there, students were able to tour the training facility, learn more about ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Seven members of the Roxbury High School Band program were among 450 students accepted recently into North Jersey School Music Association ensembles. The Association held its annual Region 1 Band auditions on Jan. 4. The students competed to earn a seat in one of two honors bands, ...

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