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Graduation 2020
MTHS Cheerleaders National Champions 2020
MTHS Cheerleaders - National Champions 2020
Wrestling Team 2020 State Group III Champions
MTHS Wrestling Team 2020 State Group III Champions
Hilldale School students - Rainbow of Kindness
Montville Township Board of Education Members
Montville Township Board of Education
MTHS Woods Photo
National History Day Competition
Lazar Students Assist in Honoring Veterans
Cedar Hill Kindergarten
Valley View Students exercising
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Welcome to Our New Website!

The Montville Township Public Schools are proud to launch our new website.  We are confident that the organization and layout of this new site will enhance the ability of all to access important information.  Connections are provided to the district's Twitter and Facebook feeds to provide the most up-to-date information about district programs, events and the wonderful things that happen in our schools each and every day. 

News to Note

Road Map Book Cover

In April, a book entitled "A Road Map for Respect, Kindness, Gratitude, Grit, Courage and Resilience" was published.  This book is the outcome of a collaborative writing process within the Montville Township Schools and features the work of more than 125 student authors.  As part of the district's Character Education and Mindfulness Initiatives, students and the superintendent of schools share their perspectives on a variety of topics which reinforce the importance of respect, kindness, gratitude, grit, courage and resilience in our daily lives.  Students from the elementary through high school levels contributed their wisdom and thoughts on these important topics.  

The book is available through Amazon for $5.00.  Proceeds go to the Montville Township Public Schools.

News

4 MTHS Students Qualify as National Merit Semifinalists 2020 National Merit Program Semifinalists Theo Mohideen, Safi Patel, Victoria Wei and Andrew Xu from MTHS.

4 Out of Only 16,000 Nationwide! - MTHS seniors: Theo Mohideen, Safi Patel, Victoria Wei and Andrew Xu, were among the 16,000 names of nationwide semifinalists announced on Wednesday, Sept 9, 2020, by officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Over 1.5 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools entered the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), which served as an initial screen of program entrants.

Daily Health Screenings Are Required For Staff Members and All In-Person Students

All students and staff attending classes in-person must submit a Daily Health Screening Submission

Every day that a student or staff member attends classes or is in the district in-person, the student or staff member must submit a Daily Health Screening. -  Please stay home if you are having symptoms that are not associated with other chronic conditions that you typically experience such as allergies, migraines, etc. Please remember that all absences should still be reported through the usual process.

MTHS Teacher Christopher Butchko Named Morris County Teacher of the Year 2020-2021

Montville Township High School Teacher Christopher Butchko Named Morris County Teacher of the YearChristopher Butchko County Teacher of the Year

A Dedicated Educator, Butchko Has Taken More than 100 Students to Holocaust-Related Sites in Europe to Enhance Their Understanding of Holocaust and Genocide Studies - On August 26th, the New Jersey Department of Education announced the 2020-2021 County Teachers of the Year.  The Governor's Educator of the Year Program promotes a positive school culture by acknowledging the hard work and dedication of outstanding teachers.  Individual schools are able to nominate exceptional educators.  A countywide panel reviews the application packets and selects the County Teacher of the Year.  A panel of educators then selects the New Jersey State Teacher of the Year based on written applications, video submission, and interviews with the top six finalists.  The State Teacher of the Year is usually announced at the October meeting of the State Board of Education.

MTHS Alumnus and District Occupational Therapist Coordinate Donation of 600 Face Shields to Special Services On Thursday, August 13, 2020, Brian Laurito and The Commonhealth Project donated 600 reusable face shields to the Special Services Department of Montville Township Public Schools.

Shields Made and Delivered By Volunteers Inspired by NJIT for The Commonwealth Project - 

Montville Township Public Schools’ Department of Special Services received a donation of 600 reusable face shields on Thursday, August 13, 2020. The generous gift was coordinated through The Commonhealth Project. The face shields will be used for specific types of educational situations and for specific staff and therapists.  For example it is difficult to provide speech therapy if the therapist and student cannot see each other’s faces.In speech therapy the therapist needs to be able to see the student’s mouth and the student needs to see the therapist’s mouth.

40 District Teachers Honored for a Combined 770 Years of Service Superintendent Dr. Rene Rovtar congratulates 40 educators on a combined 770 Year s Of Service

Faculty, administration and staff were honored in a virtual announcement  - The 40 educators were recognized for 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years of service. Leonard Saunders, Valley View PE Teacher, had 35 years in the district, followed by Shari Arzi of Hilldale and Kevin Haugh of Cedar Hill, each with 30 years. Watch the ceremony on YouTube.

Legendary Emcee George Shea Shares Motivational Message with Montville Township Public Schools Faculty and Staff A legendary emcee, George Shea welcomes the Montville faculty and staff back to school.

With Enthusiastic Encouragement, Shea Speaks as One with Faculty and Staff -  “We face a challenge like none other,” Shea begins. He speaks as though he is one with the faculty. “An enemy we don’t understand. And we have no tools. And we have no resources. And we have no weapons. But we are not alone. We stand shoulder to shoulder…. And we will charge the hill together, and, if one of us falls, we will pick them up and we will advance the cause, because we are the Montville Schools’ faculty and staff, led by Rene Rovtar.” 

New Teachers Begin Two-Day Orientation at Montville Township Public Schools. Twenty Teachers to Join Faculty for 2020-2021 School Year. twenty new teachers will join the faculty of MTPS. Seventeen attended the New Teacher Orientation on August 25, 2020 at MTHS.

New Teachers Attended Both In-Person and Virtual Training Sessions August 25 & 26 - New faculty attended a socially distanced, in-person, orientation on August 25. A mixture of in-person and virtual comprised the two-day "2020 New Teacher Orientation" training.The faculty are assigned throughout the district’s seven schools and will address a variety of curriculum areas. There will be three new elementary teachers, four special education teachers, three music teachers, one art teacher, one new social worker, one school nurse, one new MTHS English teacher, one district English Language Learner (or ESL) teacher, one World Language teacher, one Board Certified Behavior Analyst, and three long-term substitutes.

Substitute Teachers Encouraged to Apply To Montville Township Public Schools Substitute Teachers Encouraged to Apply To Montville Township Public Schools

Award-Winning District Pays $100/Day to Qualified Subs - Applicants must possess a Morris County Substitute Certificate issued by the New Jersey Department of Education. Candidates must also have completed 60 semester hour credits at a regionally accredited college or university and pass the New Jersey Criminal History Background clearance.

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Mission and Values

Mission Statement

Montville Township Public Schools strive to develop well-rounded, invested, and inspired students by engaging them in an experience of collaboration with educators, parents, and community that fosters a culture of innovation, character and inclusivity, in a shared spirit of pride.

Values Statement

Montville Township Public Schools believes that all students possess the tools necessary for achievement, and it is our role to guide them in crafting a life-long passion and curiosity in fulfilling their potential. The platform on which our students stand, learn, and grow is supported by three pillars:

Innovation

Montville Township Public Schools believes in being a leader in education by creating authentic active learning opportunities in the classroom and beyond.

Character

Montville Township Public Schools values service, engagement, and kindness in connecting our students to one another and the broader community. Through a wide assortment of experiences, course offerings, extracurricular activities and athletic opportunities, we afford our students the means to explore their world and participate in a personalized educational journey designed to help them discover their passions and achieve their goals.  We believe that all students should be ethical, self-motivated, caring and contributing members of the global community.

Community

Montville Township Public Schools seeks to cultivate a safe and inclusive environment that champions a sense of spirit and a respect for tradition. Our students are encouraged to break down barriers and bridge divides to create and participate in opportunities for service within their school, the district and the community at large.