6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Closed Session Meeting - Montville Township Municipal Building
15-year-old singer/songwriter needs votes from the community to win - sophomore, Sydney Kayne, is one of 5 finalists in the Z100 Hometown Hero Contest. The winner will be announced Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. EST by Z100 Mo’ Bounce.
Six students land top spots - Fifth graders swept the grades four and five division. Trophies were awarded to Girish Jayakumar (1st), Veda Bhattaram (2nd) and Daniel Goldstein (3rd). In grades two and three, second grader, John Lew landed second place, while third graders, Aidan Walters and Andrew Casiano were awarded first and third.
Elementary students honored veterans, families and fallen soldiers - “The Veteran’s Day Celebration is one of my favorite events here at Cedar Hill,’ Principal Dr. Michael Raj told the Character Education Committee. The student committee planned the school's ninth annual Veteran’s Day Celebration.
Elementary raised the bar and $2,900 while Towaco Fire Department provided a soaking - Cedar Hill Elementary School met the Ice Bucket Challenge at the end of Oct. They joined the ranks of Hilldale, William Mason and Woodmont. Together more than $6,550 has been raised for ALS research.
School of Rock to donate all proceeds to local non-profit for the homeless - The first annual ROCKSGIVING concert will: feature an elite group of highly trained MTHS musicians known as Montville School of Rock, host alumni who are pursuing professional music careers such as Alus, and benefit a Towaco-based non-profit that feeds the homeless. Mon, Nov 24 - 7:00 PM.
The All-Conference, All-County, All-Group athlete will study finance next fall - Matthew Tsukroff, a senior baseball player at MTHS, signed his National Letter of Intent to play baseball for the Binghamton University Bearcats in 2015-2016. Last season Tsukroff sported a .439 batting average with a total of 35 hits and 25 RBIs. Tsukroff plays club baseball for the North Jersey Cardinals.
Highlights from MTHS sports teams for the week of November 8 to 15 - The Boys and Girls Cross Country teams competed in the Group 3 State Championships this weekend in Holmdel. The girls team finished 12th out of 20 teams, with their fastest times this season. The boys team placed 20th out of 148 runners.
To commemorate the upcoming inaugural season on the new turf fields at MTHS, Coach Joe Cardinale asked videographer Timothy Hughes to document the stunning facility. The new fields will host both baseball and softball, and can be configured to accommodate other sports as well.
School accomplishments from November 4 - 18, 2014 - Twice a month, at the Montville Township Board of Education meetings, Dr. Fried reports on good news and happenings throughout the district's seven schools. Good News in OUR Schools provides a recap of all the 2014-2015 news.
On Monday November 17, 2014, Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried asked parents to be aware of the following three items: 1.) Please "sign up” for SchoolMessenger (if you have not already done so). SchoolMessenger is the new district alert system. 2.) Please encourage good student attendance. 3.) Please note the calendar change to next year's (Sept 2015-Jun 2016) calendar.
Both the title and the actors make “Timing” an art form - Timing is everything, and the MTHS Drama Club brings their timing “A” game to the stage in David Ives’ “All in the Timing.” Fri, Nov. 14, 2014 at 7:30 PM will be the final performance of this fast-paced play-on-words.
At the Nov, 3 Board of Education meeting, Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Casey Shorter, presented an overview of the overall performance of Montville Township Public Schools for 2014.