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Boys Soccer Team Wins 2020 Northwest Region Group 3 Championship
Boys Soccer Team Wins 2020 Northwest Region Group 3 Championship
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
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National History Day Competition
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Montville Township Public Schools

COVID-19 Protocol for Returning to In-Person Instruction

 

The Montville Township Public Schools and the Montville Township Board of Health are currently utilizing the N.J. Department of Health guidelines titled “COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations for Local Health Departments for K-12 Schools” dated December 22, 2020.  Please refer to the N.J. Department of Health document referenced below including the COVID-19 Exclusion Table on page 13.  N.J. is currently under the high-risk column.

  • If a person is symptomatic or asymptomatic and has a COVID-19 test, he/she is advised to remain home until the test results are received. 
  • If a person receives COVID-19 test results and is confirmed positive (whether or not he/she is symptomatic or asymptomatic), the person is advised to remain home on isolation. The person needs to call the local health department in order to identify and exclude close contacts for the 14 days from last exposure.
  • If a person has COVID-19 symptoms but has not tested, the person is advised to remain home isolated. The person needs to call the local health department in order to identify and exclude close contacts for the 14 days from last exposure or the person tests negative for COVID-19.
  • If an individual has symptoms of COVID-19 as outlined below, a COVID-19 test should be taken and the result of the test should be emailed to the school nurse for quarantine direction.
  • If a person has symptoms and the results are negative for COVID-19, the person is advised to remain home for 24 hours after his/her fever is gone without the use of fever reducing medications and other symptoms have improve.
  • Of interest for those who have tested positive for COVID-19, please read the American Academy of Pediatrics notice as of January 5, 2021 regarding information on returning to sports at https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/clinical-guidance/covid-19-interim-guidance-return-to-sports/

Please note: Siblings of a student who has symptoms and meets COVID-19 would be excluded from school until the symptomatic individual receives a negative test result.  If the symptomatic individual tests positive, the sibling will need to self-quarantine.

COVID-19 Compatible Symptoms:

At least two of the following symptoms: fever (measure or subjective), chills, rigors (shivers), myalgia (muscle aches), headache, sore throat, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, congestion or runny nose;

OR

At least one of the following symptoms: cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, new olfactory disorder, new taste disorder

References:

https://www.state.nj.us/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/RecommendationsForLocalHealthDepts_K12Schools.pdf

http://montvillenj.org/DocumentCenter/View/7310/12032020_NJDOH_COVID_Instructions_Persons_Who_Test_Positive?bidId=

http://montvillenj.org/DocumentCenter/View/7311/12032020_NJDOH_COVID_Instructions_Persons_Who_Test_Negative?bidId=

News

MTHS Announces State-Of-the-Art Renovation and Repairs. High School Track and Football Field Closes for Construction Rendering of state-of-the-art track at MTHS.

Track and Field Closed to the Public from May 31 to June 10 and June 24 through September 2 - Relay for Life and MTHS Graduation will Still Be Held on the Track and Field. In order to complete necessary repairs and upgrades, the MTHS track and football field will be fully closed to the public two times during spring and summer 2022. The first closure occurs May 31 through June 10 and the second will be from June 24 through September 2, 2022. During both closures the area of the MTHS track and football field will be an active construction site. The public is prohibited from using the site during construction. A new synthetically resurfaced rubberized track will be built during the renovation and repairs process. Additionally, the football field turf will be fully replaced. Both surfaces are highly rated to provide low-impact running surfaces that result in ideal traction and state-of-the-art safety and performance. The renovations will also continue to improve drainage and will provide lower maintenance needs, thus reducing on-going costs in upkeep...READ MORE...

Back In-Person! 34th Anniversary of A.C.E.S. at Valley View! Four fifth-grade students: Lilly Uhl (A), Diya Manchanda (C), Max Davis (E) and Vansh Patel (S), with A.C.E.S. founder Len Saunders of Valley View.

357 Valley View Students Gathered and Exercised With Millions Around the World - After two years of virtual workouts, the world’s largest exercise class: Project A.C.E.S., was in-person once again. Project A.C.E.S. – All Children Exercise Simultaneously – was founded 34 years ago. Physical Education teacher and acclaimed author, Len Saunders, created the program as a way to inspire kids to get moving.

Board of Education Receives Presentation on Curriculum Review and Approval Process Curriculum and Instruction

Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Andrea Woodring describes the process to be used for development of Comprehensive Health and Physical Education Curriculum

School Counselor Douglas Stech of Woodmont is Named 2022 “Counselor of the County” for Morris County, NJ School Counselors Heather Praml and Douglas Stech of the Montville Township Public Schools. On March 17, 2022, Stech received the New Jersey School Counselor Association’s 2022 “Counselor of the County” Award for Morris County, NJ.

NJSCA Announced 2022 “COUNSELOR OF THE COUNTY” AWARDS RECEIPIENTS March 17 - School counselor Douglas Stech was named the 2022 “Counselor of the County” for Morris County. The New Jersey School Counselor Association award honors the school counseling professionals who devote their careers to serving as advocates – and often lifesavers – for the nation’s students. Stech was nominated for this award by Cedar Hill Elementary School counselor Heather Praml. See: http://www.montville.net/News/2022-morris-county-school-counselor

Dr. Thomas A. Gorman Appointed Superintendent of Schools by Montville Township Board of Education Dr. Thomas A. Gorman was appointed Superintendent of the Montville Township Public Schools on Tuesday, March 15, 2022.

An Innovative Educator, Dr. Gorman Will Begin His Position as Superintendent of Montville Township Public Schools on July 1, 2022 - Dr. Thomas A. Gorman was appointed Superintendent of the Montville Township Public Schools on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. The resolution of Dr. Gorman’s appointment was unanimously passed by the Montville Township Board of Education. Dr. Gorman’s appointment is effective as of July 1, 2022, following the retirement of Superintendent Dr. René T. Rovtar on June 30. READ MORE: www.montville.net/news/superintendent-dr-thomas-a-gorman

Montville Township Board of Education Adopts Annual Budget for 2022-2023 Stock image of a budget binder

Highlights of the 2022-2023 school budget include: The addition of three elementary teaching positions due to enrollment changes. The addition of one part time Basic Skills Teacher and one part time ESL Teacher. Additional related and extraordinary services based on student needs. Increased costs in the area of transportation due to rising fuel prices and bus driver shortages. Renovation projects including: Upgrading the entrance security at Lazar Middle School, repairs to external wall panels at Cedar Hill, William Mason and Woodmont Schools, Replacement of the gym windows at Woodmont School, Improvements to the exterior entrance and signage at Valley View School, Univentilator replacement at Valley View School, paving at Hilldale, William Mason and Valley View Schools. The budget reflects the addition of several teaching positions. The full presentation is available on the district website at 2022-2023 Public Hearing on the Budget.

Montville Township Public Schools and Solar Landscape Activate Solar Panels on Six Schools, Generating 1.8 Megawatts Solar Installation at Montville Township Public Schools Expected to Save Schools Nearly $1 Million Over 15 Years and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

At No Cost to the District, the Solar Installation is Expected to Save Schools Nearly $1 Million Over 15 Years and Reduce Greenhouse Gas EmissionsThe solar project was made possible through a 15-year solar power purchase agreement which enables the school district to install the panels at no cost and purchase the electricity they generate at guaranteed discounts every month. The district’s utility cost savings are expected to be more than $980,000 over the term of the agreement. In addition to installing solar panels, Solar Landscape will also be facilitating educational programming about clean energy and climate change for the district’s students. The company’s workforce development director, will work with the district’s teachers to provide learning materials and educational solar kits.

MTHS Student Athletes Commit to College Sports On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, eleven Montville Township High School student athletes were celebrated. Each of the eleven has committed to playing Division III collegiate sports during the 2022-2023 season.

11 Students Honored on Student Athlete Recognition Day 2022 - On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, eleven Montville Township High School student athletes were celebrated. Each of the eleven has committed to playing Division III collegiate sports during the 2022-2023 season. Coaches, administrators, parents, families, and friends assembled to celebrate and congratulate these outstanding high school athletes: Chase Unice, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Lacrosse; Aaron Kurzer, Rutgers University, Wrestling; Robert George, Ithaca College, Track & Field; Justin Ciliotta, Stevens Institute of Technology, Wrestling; Isabella Mangano, Stevens Institute of Technology, Lacrosse; Gina Marotta, Stockton University, Lacrosse; Khalid Kwaik, New Jersey City University, Soccer; Brian Lovaglio, The College of New Jersey, Baseball; Ryan Nieskens, Ithaca College, Baseball; and Derek Giordano, Ursinus College, Wrestling. Not Pictured: Anthony Monetti, New Jersey City University, Wrestling.

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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.