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Sparta Community Invited to Create Long Range Strategic Goals for School District

August 15, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta community will once again be asked to give input on long range goals for the school district.  Superintendent Dr. Michael Rossi announced a second round of strategic planning meetings at the July Board of Education meeting.

The district sent out an invitation this week for parents, staff, municipal leaders, members of civic groups and residents are invited to ...

Sparta Area Alumni Earn Degrees and Accolades on Campus

SPARTA, NJ - Sparta area alumni have earned accolades and degrees from their colleges and universities. 

Rochester Institute of Technology announced the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester; 

Allie Sangalli in the game design and development program,
Sydney Liebman in the photographic and imagining arts program,
Brendon Strowe in the web and mobile computing ...

After Outpouring of Support Sussex Freeholders Plan Another Meeting on McGuire Campus with SCCC, Newton Town Council, Sussex Tech

NEWTON, NJ — The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting on Wednesday was standing room only with people spilling out to the hall. The crowd was drawn to the meeting because of anticipated discussion of the Sussex County Community College’s plans to convert the McGuire property on the Newton green to a downtown campus.

The meeting began, however, with the Freeholders ...

Frequently Asked Questions About SCCC's Plans for the McGuire Property in Newton

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SUSSEX COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S PLANS FOR THE MCGUIRE PROPERTY IN NEWTON

In talking with people around the county, we have frequently heard the same questions asked.  To better inform people about the project, we have provided answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs).

FAQS ON PURCHACE OF THE MCGUIRE PROPERTY BY SUSSEX COUNTY ...

Sparta Schools Get 'A' Rating, Top Rank in County

SPARTA, NJ — Sparta school district was named “number one Best School Districts in Sussex County by Niche.  Sparta has received an overall "A" grade from in their most recent ratings. 

The overall grade was broken down into 10 distinct categories:

Academics — A
Teachers — A
Clubs and Activities — A
Administration — ...

Sussex County Freeholders to Vote on SCCC McGuire Campus

NEWTON, NJ — The former home of McGuire Chevrolet seems to be just the right home for Sussex County Community College’s mechanical and culinary programs. But apparently not everyone thinks so.

The Board of Chosen Freeholders will be voting on three ordinances at the meeting on Wednesday, regarding the specific language of the bonds anticipated to fund the Sussex County ...

Spartans Head Off to Tour Russia

SPARTA, NJ- A group of nearly 30 Sparta High School Russian language students, teachers and chaperones gathered on the sidewalk of the school for a photo before departing on the first international field trip from the school district in two years.

Students will travel to Russia for nine days of touring in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. According to a parent the itinerary will include ...

Sparta Board of Education: New Strategic Planning Meetings Announced, New Assistant Superintendent's First Meeting

SPARTA, NJ — At the July board of education meeting on Monday, Superintendent Dr. Michael Rossi announced a series of meetings for the public to establish the next strategic plan for the district. 

“The district will be working through its next strategic planning process,” Rossi said.

He said there will be “three community engagements to initiate the ...

Sparta Board of Education Approves Armed Guards for Schools

SPARTA, NJ — The Sparta Board of Education took additional steps in securing the school buildings in advance of the next school year on Monday. With a unanimous vote they passed resolutions to establish armed security guards within the schools.

The new positions were the last step in a process that began at the June 2017 meeting with Policy 7446 allowing for armed guards to be in the ...

Fight Summer Slide with United Way’s Free Literacy Calendar

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Studies indicate that students lose the knowledge equivalent of one month of instruction per year due to summer learning loss. United Way of Northern New Jersey Success By 6 is helping parents combat this summer slide with a free calendar that promotes literacy. Featuring bright children’s artwork, the calendar offers daily ideas tied to reading, ...

Frequently Asked Questions About SCCC's Plans for the McGuire Property in Newton

August 6, 2018

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SUSSEX COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S PLANS FOR THE MCGUIRE PROPERTY IN NEWTON

In talking with people around the county, we have frequently heard the same questions asked.  To better inform people about the project, we have provided answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs).

FAQS ON PURCHACE OF THE MCGUIRE PROPERTY BY SUSSEX COUNTY ...

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