Montville Township Public Schools Named
2nd Year in a Row!
MTHS Placed on the College Board’s 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for Significant Gains in Student Access and Success
ONLY 373 School Districts Across the U.S. and Canada Are Honored
MTHS is 1 of only 39 in NJ!
MTHS named #18 on N.J. Monthly’s 2018 Top 100 Public High Schools List
Montville ranking rose 30 places from #48 in 2016.
The list is published by the magazine every other year.
Thank you to all Montville Township Public Schools faculty, staff & administrators!
New Jersey Monthly Magazine has listed Montville Township as #36 on their 2017 listing of the top towns in New Jersey!
Families and Individuals Asked to Gather, Work and Model #AcceptanceRespectKindness in Daily Life - UPDATED 11:23PM January 17, 2019 - NOTE: COLD WEATHER DELAY. ONLY INDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE HELD BEGINNING AT 11AM. Please NOTE: Event now begins 70 River Road. It's FREE but please bring Canned Goods, Toothbrushes and Toothpaste.
Dr. Karen Cortellino, Charles Grau, Dr. David Modrak and Michael Rappaport Take the Oath of Office - "We have an outstanding group of administrators that we work with,” Grau said.
On-Line and In-Person Registration Deadline Friday, February 8, 2019 - Kindergarten Registration for Montville Township Public Schools’ 2019-2020 academic year is now open. All children of residents of Montville, Pine Brook and Towaco, New Jersey, who have reached the age of five on or before October 1, 2019, are eligible for Kindergarten. Parents must complete both On-Line Registration and In-Person Registration for each child attending Kindergarten. The Registration deadline is Friday, February 8, 2019.
Four Mustangs Selected to Perform in Region Mixed and Treble Choirs - Madison Bustamante (grade 11), Verina Megala (12), Rachelle Philip (11) and Anna Rehberg (11) are among the 300 singers selected to participate in the Honors Choir. More than 500 auditioned for this opportunity. Bustamante and Philip will perform in the Treble Choir (SSA) and Megala and Rehberg will perform with the Mixed Choir (SATB). Rehberg also achieved the top score in the region for the Soprano 2 voice part, awarding her the position of section leader for the Region Mixed Choir. The concert will take place at Morris Knolls High School, 50 Knoll Drive, Rockaway, NJ 07866, on Saturday, January 26 at 4:00 p.m.
With 1st Place in Marketing/Branding/Image and 2nd Place in Special Interest Publication, Montville is Among Only 15 Districts Recognized - NJSPRA’s School Communication Awards recognize outstanding print and electronic collateral material in New Jersey educational communications programs.
#1 Ranked Montville Marching Band Also Highlights September Spread - The MTHS Marching Band is featured in the cover of the newly-released 2019 Montville Township Town Planner Calendar. Having taken first place for 2018 in both the Nationals and State US Bands competitions for Class II-A, the Montville Mustangs Marching Band was awarded the cover of the 2019 Montville Township Town Planner by the Town Planner Staff & Family.
373 School Districts Across the U.S. and Canada Are Honored - To be included on the 9th Annual Honor Roll, Montville Township Public Schools district had to, since 2016, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher. Reaching these goals shows that this district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for AP.
The Professional Attire Will Support Low-Income Women with the Job Search and Interview Process - Over 100 pieces of clothing for Dress for Success were collected by MTHS FBLA during the four and a half hour drive. Dress for Success is a global nonprofit organization that provides professional attire for low-income women to help support their job-search and interview process. There are over 12,000 volunteers throughout the world contributing to the organization’s mission. The organization helps over 1 million women around the world.
Students Help Pantry Prepare for Holiday Season - “The Key Club was very happy to surpass our goal of 1,500 items this year,” said Key Club advisor Maria Nord. “We collected 1,643 items. The students were not only able to stock the Montville Food Pantry but were also able to put together well-rounded holiday meal kits.”
Benefit Concert Will Raise Funds for Montville Township’s FREE EMT Service. - SOR concerts to benefit MTFAS provide a vital service for the Montville Township community. MTFAS currently has two aging ambulances. The organization will require $220,000 to replace just one of the ambulances. Since the beginning of the year the organization has received just over $84,000 in donations toward a new, fully loaded, state of the art ambulance. In addition to raising funds for a new ambulance, the MTFAS also requires annual donations in order to continue to provide FREE medical services and to keep the ambulances fully stocked with supplies. Many MTHS students also learn EMT training at MTFAS.
Five MTHS Students Received Recognition for Excellence in Academics, Athletics, Arts, Community Service and Leadership - Colin Noone (Leadership), Matty Enriquez (Arts), Hendrik Mayer (Athletics), Alex Purn (Academics) & Max Kamper (Community Service). Parsippany ShopRite sponsors the program which honors excellence. The store donates $1,000 to the MTHS Project Graduation, the oldest drug and alcohol-free graduation party in the state.
Documentary of Student Musicians Who Produce Concerts For Charity Catches the Attention of Stevie Van Zandt and is One of Only 7 Shown at Atlantic City Convention - Stevie Van Zandt’s Rock & Roll Forever Foundation recently chose the Montville School of Rock to be the subject of a documentary which aired at the New Jersey School Boards Association Annual Convention on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
Fall Musical of the Children’s Classic by Roald Dahl is a Fantastic Family Outing of Puppets and Pageantry - JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH is about four-year-old James Henry Trotter who lives in England. One night James crawls into a giant peach and has a wild adventure with a series of bugs. Author, Dahl, who also wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda, as well as the screenplays for the James Bond film You Only Live Twice and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, is famous for writing surreal stories that feature vibrant villains, high adventure, playful language and kindhearted heroes.
Mustangs Place 1st Out of 16 in Class II-A US Bands National Competition - “To win First Place at both the States and Nationals Competitions is an extraordinary achievement,” said Montville Township Public Schools’ Supervisor of Fine and Performing Arts Edward Fleischman. “What a wonderful accomplishment,” Superintendent Dr. René Rovtar said. “I am very proud of the students and the directors for all of the work that went into capturing this title.”
MTHS Key Club supports Successful Montville Kiwanis Club Fundraiser - The Key Club is heavily involved with the Kiwanis Club and often works alongside adult volunteers to raise money in local fundraisers. Cynthia Zhu, President of the MTHS Key Club stated, “We had a great time helping out at Taste of Montville. We met people from around town, served others, and worked together. Over 40 members participated in the event. One of our club goals this year is to get more involved in our community, and Taste of Montville was the perfect start.”