Montville Township Public Schools Named
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.
Montville Township Public Schools named to 8th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for Significant Gains in Student Access and Success
1 of only 39 Districts in NJ AND 1 of only 447 Districts Across the U.S. & Canada
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!
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.”
Students Learn How Chemistry Creates Art at On-Site Field Trip - Raku is an ancient Japanese firing technique for pottery. With Raku, pottery is quickly heated to high temperatures, exposed directly to fire and allowed to smolder in a sealed can as the fire depletes the oxygen in the can. The depletion of the oxygen in the can is called a reduction. The reduction fire can be fueled by many combustible materials such as sawdust or newspaper. At MTHS on October 26 students used straw.
Letter Grades Will Be Phased Out in All Five Elementary Schools by 2021 - The district will continue with its implementation of Standards-Based Report Cards (SBRC) for grades K-5 which began during the 2013-2014 school year.
Montville's Many ESL Programs for Adults and Families To Be Explained. Open To All Residents Who Wish to Improve Written or Spoken English - An ESL Family night will be held on Thursday October 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. The event is sponsored by the English as a Second Language (ESL) department of Montville Township Public Schools and will be held in room 103 of the Montville Township High School (MTHS).
The Three Elementary Schools Join Robert R. Lazar Middle School in Achieving Outstanding Sustainable Actions - These schools form part of a group of 111 schools across the state that achieved the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification in 2018. A total of 779 schools and 303 school districts are participating in the program overall.
MTHS Rises 30 Spots on the Magazine’s Bi-Annual report - Montville raked at #18, rising from #48 in 2016. The list is published by the magazine every other year. Rankings are determined based on a number of criteria including the student/faculty ratio, the number of Advanced Placement (AP) subjects offered, the percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one AP course, Students scoring 3 or above on AP exams, SAT scores, the graduation rate and the percentage of students enrolled in college 16 months after graduation.
Montville Township High School Marching Band to perform ELEMENTS, a Musical Feast of Rhythm, Melody and Harmony in Six Movements - Over 500 student musicians and color guards, will compete for top prizes.
Iridescent Skies Provide Stunning Backdrop for the 47th Annual MTHS Graduation Ceremony - Four members of the Class of 2018 -- Jack Motherway President of the MTHS Class of 2018, Daniel J. Lee President of the MTHS Student Activities Council, Andrew Sun-Yan Salutatorian of this year's MTHS graduating class and Valedictorian Emily Liao -- were given the honor of addressing their peers.
She advises the class to follow the motto of the 2017-2018 Varsity Girl's Basketball team: #outgrit! - "For me the acronym of grit is" G.R.I.T.: G - Genuine, R - Responsibility, I - Integrity, T - Time. " So when the going gets tough – and it will at some point - #outgrit and take to heart the words of Nelson Mandela – 'It always seems impossible until it’s done.' Best wishes always to the Class of 2018!"
VIDEO, PICS & TEXT! Watch MTHS Class of 2018 President Jack Motherway give his speech at the 47th Annual MTHS Graduation Ceremony on June 21, 2018 - "Say “Yes” to the small things and watch where they take you.... Say “Yes”, and life will return the favor. "