Education

November 11, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - Young men and women, ages 14-20, who are interested in careers in aviation, are invited to join Aviation Explorer Post 523 on Nov. 14 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Morristown Airport. The goal of the post is to help teens experience different career paths in aviation.  On that day, the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Eisenhower Middle School students who enjoy eating lunch at the new picnic tables in the school's courtyard can thank a local Boy Scout. The tables were recently installed and painted as an Eagle Scout project by Michael Lang, a senior patrol leader for Boy Scout Troop 163 in ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Jefferson Elementary School Guidance Counselor Ashley Cicchino has been nominated for the 2018/2019 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Cicchino was recognized as a LifeChanger for her involvement in the school and district community. Cicchino has facilitated and participated ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Students at St. Therese School in Succasunna had an exciting morning Wednesday as a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) helicopter landed in the school parking lot. It wasn’t a raid or emergency landing. It was a pre-arranged visit; a community outreach effort by the DEA as part of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Nixon Elementary School had a beautiful fall day Oct. 19 for its second annual Green Fair. This year’s theme: Renew and Reuse. Students were able to learn about renewable energy sources and finding ways to use household items so they don’t end up in the trash. Students rotated ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Members of the Roxbury High School Roxbotix robotics team recently participated in the Roxbury Adopt-A-Road program as part of the N.J. Clean Communities initiative. The team does this twice a year and receives small mini-grants to help fund their program. The Clean Communities ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School AP Literature students along with their teachers, Laura Schmidt, Allyson Spargo and Sharon Baker attended the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival on Oct. 19 at NJPAC in Newark and the surrounding area. While there, the 17 students had the opportunity to meet, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - It's official: The Roxbury Marching Gaels are undefeated in the 2018 season.' The Marching Gaels recently took first place at the Ridge Marching Madness Competition at Ridge High School -in Group 4 Open - with a score of 90.25. They also won caption awards for best music, best ...

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LAKE HOPATCONG, N.J. - The Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions (ANJEC) awarded the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Floating Classroom an Environmental Achievement Award “for outstanding accomplishment in local environmental protection” at its 45th Annual Environmental Congress at Mercer ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Board of Education and the Roxbury Education Association’s (REA) negotiations teams have reached common ground" for contract settlement and have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) that contains the terms and details of the agreement for the 2017-2020 contract. The ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Board of Education will hold the fourth induction ceremony to the Roxbury Distinguished Alumni Award at the annual fall Roxbury High School Academic Awards program at 7 p.m., Oct. 11, in the auditorium. Dr. Don Boroson (Class of 1969), Ret. Col. Brian Sperling (Class of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School marching band recently took first place for its group, and won many other awards, at an invitational competition. Competing at the West Orange Invitational, the  Roxbury Marching Gaels took the top prize in Group 3A with a score of 85.1. The first place ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Teachers and students in the Roxbury School District will be asked to step away from technology on four days this year during what the district is calling “tech-free days.” The goal of the initiative, in part, is to teach students how to develop enough will-power to resist the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School Honors Wind Symphony was recently selected as a Commended National Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors Project. It is a national competition, entered by recording, in which the top quarter are selected as National Winners and the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Township Board of Education was one of the three latest districts to be recognized for the Carole E. Larsen Master Board Certification (MBC). School boards from Roxbury, Denville and Netcong were recognized Sept. 20 at the Morris County School Boards Association meeting ...

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ROXBURY, NJ -  Roxbury High School will host the 10th annual Roxbury Marching Band Classic this Saturday, Sept. 29.  Gates open at 4 p.m. with the competition running from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Entry wristbands will be available at the gate for $10 general admission, $8 admission for those 65+ ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -  Jennifer Skomial, of Roxbury, was recently chosen as the Morris County Teacher of the Year and now is in the running to be named New Jersey State Teacher of the Year. Skomial has been a teacher at Morris County School of Technology in Denville for the past 10 years. For the past ...

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ROXDBURY, NJ - As a progressive and cutting-edge district, Roxbury Township Public Schools take great pride in the continuous reflection of our vision and the educational experiences we provide for our children. This is evident in the collaborative way in which the Roxbury Board of Education and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Seven schools in Roxbury met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. These schools form part of a group of 111 schools that achieved the certification in 2018. A total of 779 schools and 303 school districts are participating in the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - During the week of Aug. 28, 45 new eager educators attended Roxbury’s New Staff Orientation at Roxbury High School.  The mix of new hires included general and special education teachers, guidance counselors, nurses and leave replacements. Organized by Maryann Gibbs, Roxbury’s human ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Removing voting from Roxbury schools doesn’t seem very likely, although sub-committees of the Roxbury Township Council and the Roxbury School Board continue to discuss its feasibility. But at least one Roxbury resident wants to know if most people in town really care. Shawn ...

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(Cedar Knolls, NJ) The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council Scouts has started its fundraising season with the always expected and delicious popcorn sale. Across Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex and Union counties you will find Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing Crews selling popcorn ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Community School, part of Roxbury Township Public Schools, announces its 2018/2019 programs and trips for little kids, big kids and adults too.  Upcoming Adult Programs Our adult programs are open to all Roxbury and non-Roxbury residents. Aerobics with Annette ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A town full of community events is getting another in October: A run in Succasunna that will include stops at different "fitness stations." The Oct. 16 event, announced this week by the school district, is being called the inaugural "FitnessRox Family Fun Run." It will take place ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – To ensure the safety of students, the Roxbury school district should close schools on Election Day and the state should require the same thing at schools statewide when schools are used as polling places, says the Roxbury Mayor and Council. The council, on Monday, passed ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury School Board President Leo Coakley will be the only incumbent on the ballot in the November board of education election, when voters will chose from four candidates for three seats on the board. Board members Ron Lucas and Margaret Casola are not seeking re-election to the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Former law enforcement officers working as security personnel in Roxbury schools will be permitted to carry handguns on the job under a policy approved recently by the school board. Only security officers who meet state qualifications, including State Police review, will be allowed ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The debate about removing voting from Roxbury schools is heating up; it was the subject of spirited discussions by the school board on Monday and by the town council on Tuesday. At its meeting, the school board heard Roxbury council members Dan Kline, Jaki Albrecht and Richard ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - School's out for summer, but before that happened the Roxbury School Board took some time to hear from, and congratulate the educators and athletes involved in Roxbury High School's spring sports successes. At the recent meeting, Roxbury Schools Director of Athletics Stuart Mason ...

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JEFFERSON, NJ - The Lake Hopatcong Foundation recently announced the winners of its 2018 scholarships: Nicholas Karpiak of Hopatcong Borough and Liam Fitzgerald of Jefferson.  Each year, the Foundation awards two $1,000 scholarships to local graduating seniors whose future studies have been ...

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