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
Valley View Teacher and Educational Service Professional of the Year
Congratulations to Kathryn Slattery and Amy Esobar - Valley View School's Educators of the Year
New Teacher Orientation Class Photo
MTHS Woods Photo
MTHS Graduation 2019
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.


During Quarantine, MTHS Faculty and Superintendent Dr. Rene Rovtar Deliver Caps and Gowns to the Class of 2020 Wendy Reinknecht, an MTHS Science teacher, dropped off caps and gowns to MTHS seniors.

With Schools Closed Through the Remainder of the Academic Year, Teachers and Administrators Visited 310 Seniors to give them Items for  Graduation - MTHS faculty and administrators, along with Montville Township Public Schools Superintendent Dr. René Rovtar, visited the 310 members of the MTHS Class of 2020 to deliver Caps, Gowns, Diploma Covers, and other items such as Honor Cords and Tassels. More than 75 faculty, staff and administrators were on hand to make the deliveries possible. With a student list of between 4 and 15 seniors, the team of messengers set out to distribute the items, and to spend a few moments visiting with the seniors and their families.

Governor Murphy's 5/13/2020 Updates are Under Review by Montville Township Public Schools Administrative Team Governor Murphy made some statements indicating a relaxation on some restrictions regarding drive-thru graduation ceremonies and other celebrations.

Following Review, Information Will be Updated in the Near Future. -  In his daily COVID-19 briefing today, Governor Murphy made some statements indicating a relaxation on some restrictions regarding drive-thru graduation ceremonies.This is encouraging news. Parents are asked to be a patient as district reviews details to evaluate the impact these guidelines may have on end of the year events.

Directives from New Jersey Authorities Call for Virtual Graduation

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Rovtar Issues Letter to Parents on Directives from Trenton Regarding Virtual Graduation Celebrations

Governor Phil Murphy Announced That New Jersey Schools Will Remain Closed for the Remainder of the 2019-2020 School Year NJ Schools will remain closed through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

Distance Learning will remain in place through the end of the school year - Governor Phil Murphy announced that New Jersey schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year and distance learning will continue through the end of the current academic year.  While it is difficult to accept that we will not be back in our schools and classrooms this year, we must recognize that this decision was made following careful contemplation and consideration of the health and safety of school children, school employees and all of their families.

Emmy® Winning Producers Feature Cedar Hill Kindergarten Teacher Kimberly Kao in Distance Learning Video for NJEA Still Learning, Kindergarten Online, features Cedar Hill teacher Kimberly Kao

Cedar Hill Elementary Teacher One of the First to Appear on NJEA’s New Educational Series: “Still Learning” - As Distance Learning launched in the Montville Township Public Schools, as well as across the nation, Kimberly Kao and her students, were chosen by the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA), to be featured in a new educational program called: “Still Learning - Kindergarten Online.”

OneMontville’s 5th Annual Green In Day is Friday, May 15. The Virtual Spirit Day Honors Montville Township’s First Responders and Frontline Workers Addison and Elissa Schwartz hold the OneMontville Green In Day banner that was to be hung over Changebridge Road in Montville Township, NJ. The banner invites everyone to Wear Green May 15. Due to COVID-19, Green In Day 2020 will be held virtually.

OneMontville Green In Day 2020 Supports Acceptance, Respect and Kindness, and Thanks Those Who are Helping Others During Pandemic - A Virtual Spirit Day will be held in Montville Township, New Jersey, on Friday, May 15, 2020. The event will mark the 5th Annual OneMontville Green In Day, and will be held to both support Acceptance/Respect/Kindness, and to honor First Responders and Frontline Workers. All seven Montville Township Public Schools will participate in the ALL DAY OneMontville event. All students, teachers, families, and everyone who lives in, or works in, Montville Township is asked to #WearGreenMay15 and send photos of themselves wearing green to Green In Day photos will be part of a special video dedicated to First Responders and Frontline Workers. Everyone who sends in a picture will also be eligible for Give-Away Prizes.

32nd Anniversary of Valley View's Project A.C.E.S. Goes Virtual for 2020 Project ACES 2020 will be held virtually at Now in its 32nd year, Project ACES takes place the first week of May and annually encourages exercise for over 5 million students world-wide.

In Keeping with Distance Learning, Project A.C.E.S., a World-Wide Exercise Event, Will Continue as Student-Led Video Workout - On May 6, 2020, students in quarantine around the globe will click on the link and exercise with 5th grade Valley View student leaders: C.J., Nyah, Skyler and Nathan. From the start of its 32 year history, A.C.E.S. has been recognized by dozens of news outlets including: “Sports Illustrated,” “Good Morning America,” and “CBS Sunday Morning.” Everyone in the world is encouraged to participate on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in the 15-minute Project A.C.E.S. cardio workout​.

NJ Governor Announces Schools Will Remain Closed At Least Through May 15. Dr. Rene Rovtar Shared Details As Of April 16, 2020. NJ Governor announces that schools will remain closed at least through May 15

Distance learning program will remain in place. Thank you to teachers and administrators for outstanding efforts to continue instruction for students. The efforts of parents to facilitate the learning that is taking place in their homes is tremendously appreciated, as well. Please click through to see the full letter sent to Parents/Guardians, Students and Faculty as of April 16, 2020. Thank you.

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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:


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


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.


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.