Education

May 16, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury students Roxbury placed in four of the eight categories at a Virtual Visions exhibition of high school artwork earlier this week. Eleven area schools participated, each submitting ten works of art in eight different categories including Drawing/Illustration B&W, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Roxbury Instrumental Music Department will be holding a Roxbury Instrument Showcase for all Roxbury fourth- through sixth-grade students.  Students and their families are invited to RVSP to attend the Instrument Showcase on Thursday, May 20 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Rain Date: ...

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The early education and child care franchise gives back through its in-house non-profit organization. RANDOLPH, NJ- Since 1997, Lightbridge Academy has provided care and early-childhood educational services to parents and local communities. The brand has been innovators within its industry due ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – People have until June 1 to submit candidates for the Roxbury School District’s 7th Annual Distinguished Alumni Awards, said the district. Those eligible for the awards include Roxbury High School graduates who received diplomas and former students who attended Roxbury schools for ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury schools are celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week this week, with one of the events featuring an appearance by Roxbury Mayor Bob DeFillippo. He came to Kennedy Elementary School on Monday morning and delivered to teachers at the school “Certificates of Appreciation” from ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School and Eisenhower Middle School were recently recognized with the 100% Club Award for 2020 by the New Jersey Technology and Engineering Educators Association. The 100% Club showcases those schools with the highest level of commitment to professional development.

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Roxbury School District’s buildings and grounds, food service, security and transportation employees were the focus Monday of a “Roxbury Resilience” observance celebrating their year of dealing with COVID-19. The video presentation, shown at the Roxbury School Board meeting, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Roxbury property owners will pay a little less in school taxes under a proposed new school district budget that is up for approval April 26, according to a school official. The owners of a house assessed at $300,000 should see a decrease of about $117 in the school portion of their ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Graduating high school and college seniors can now be vaccinated against COVID-19 in time for in-person graduation ceremonies, announced Morris County officials. In an initiative launched today, April 21, Morris County in partnership with Atlantic Health System can now schedule ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Roxbury school officials promised last week to keep the township planning board in the loop when it comes to the construction of an outdoor classroom project in Succasunna. The officials, including Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic, appeared — in remote fashion — ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The Roxbury school district is seeking a review by the township Planning Board of its proposed outdoor pavilion project behind Lincoln-Roosevelt School. Here’s the rub: Work at the site — the former tennis courts between Lincoln-Roosevelt and Franklin School in Succasunna — has ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — All Roxbury schools will return to remote learning during the week of April 12 to make sure students on Spring Break do not return to school with COVID-19, it was announced today. The news came in a statement from Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic. She said she ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Most language instructors can easily go online and find music videos to add life to their lessons. But Roxbury resident Keith Massey, who teaches Latin, didn’t have that luxury. “Nothing like that existed for Latin,” said the 54-year-old Leonia High School language ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — The new Burlington store in Ledgewood celebrated its opening Friday with a ceremony that included donating money to a Roxbury school. The national off-price retailer, through a partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org, donated $5,000 for school supplies at Lincoln/Roosevelt School in ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Today marks the day when, one year ago, Roxbury decided to close schools for two weeks as COVID-19 cases began to increase in New Jersey. Depending on the status of disease “trends” over the next month, those schools might return to regular hours before May, said the district ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Students throughout the Roxbury School District will soon return to their classrooms on Mondays as COVID-19 "Virtual Mondays" are ending, said Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic today. The first day of the district-wide return to classrooms on Mondays will be March 8, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School (RHS) last week remotely hosted 174 high school and 30 middle school art entries from 16 area high schools and four area middle schools at the 2021 ArtROX Invitational. “We are so excited to be able to host this event to celebrate the creative efforts of all the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Public school personnel should be deemed “essential workers” and given priority over others for COVID-19 vaccinations, says the Roxbury School Board. The board, on Monday, passed a resolution that sends that message to Gov. Phil Murphy and other state officials. The resolution ...

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TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) Acting Commissioner Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan on Friday announced “The Road Forward,” a series of coordinated policy initiatives that dramatically expand the Administration’s efforts to identify and address the academic ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Kennedy Elementary School teachers Amber Davis and Lorey Deeb and their students recently had some fun with cross-curricular activities on National Pizza Day. With help from a local pizzeria, the students participated in activities that all related to pizza for the day. The ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Franklin Elementary School in Succasunna will be closed until Feb. 16 due to an “outbreak” of COVID-19, it was announced today. Without providing details as to the extent of the problem, Roxbury Schools Superintendent Loretta Radulic - in a message to parents - said only that the ...

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Denville, – Morris County School of Technology’s Academy for Computer & Information Sciences will be hosting its annual Hackathon on Jan 30 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Hackathon will be a virtual event hosted via Zoom. This will be a 12-hour event and will be open to students in grades 7 – ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Kindergarten registration dates for the 2021/2022 Roxbury school year are now available. Children must be five years old on or before Oct. 1, 2021 to participate. Click here for more information regarding Roxbury's Entrance Age Policy (P5112). If there are any questions regarding ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury school district is re-opening its doors to "hybrid" in-classroom instruction on Jan. 19, with Roxbury Schools Superintendent begging parents to keep home any students showing symptoms of COVID-19. The superintendent said the decision to return to at least some level of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Early Act Clubs in Roxbury's Franklin School and Jefferson School recently completed various community service projects. The clubs, two of four sponsored by the Roxbury Rotary Club, in Roxbury's elementary schools, are composed of third- and fourth-graders who volunteer to help ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Work began last week on a new home for the school bell formerly housed in the rooftop cupola atop the Roxbury School Board building. The bell, which once alerted the neighborhood that school was in session, is being placed in a display on the lawn in front of the 116-year-old ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury School Board President Carol Scheneck on Monday was chosen by her colleagues on the board to serve another term at the helm. The unanimous decision took place at the board’s annual reorganization meeting, a session held remotely via WebEx. The board also re-named board ...

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ROXBURY, NJ –The annual reorganization meetings of Roxbury’s school board and township council are usually sprinkled with handshakes and back pats as happy elected and appointed officials are sworn-in to positions. There will be none of that when the township school board and council convene ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris Arts is offering two merit-based arts scholarships to students pursuing the arts. The scholarships are awarded annually to graduating high school seniors who excel in the arts. The Elaine Ehlers Arts Scholarship for $5,000, and The Eugenie Coladarci Arts Scholarship for ...

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ROXBURY, NJ -  Just before Thanksgiving, Nixon Elementary School’s Early Act Club announced it would be holding a Holiday Food and Toy Drive to support Roxbury Social Services this holiday season. Nixon families and community members turned out strong at Nixon School on the afternoon of ...

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