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A Letter from Superintendent Dr. René Rovtar.

This communication was also e-mailed to the community on February 28, 2018 at 2:00PM:


I am sharing with you a copy of the Press Release issued by the Montville Township Police Department today.  I feel it is important to note that no weapons were found at MTHS during the course of this investigation.


Montville Township Police Department

February 28, 2018

The Montville Township Police announces:

On February 21, 2018, the Montville Township High School reported that they received information of threatening statements made by a 15 year-old male student.  These statements had been made several weeks prior but had come to the attention of the Administration of the High School on February 21, 2018.  The Montville Township Police Department conducted an investigation into the alleged statements.

On February 26, 2018, the Montville Township Police Department filed the following complaints against the student:

  1. Causing a False Public Alarm in violation of 2C:33-3a, a third degree crime
  2. Harassment in violation of 2C:33-4a, a petty disorderly persons offense

A complaint is merely an accusation and those charged are presumed innocent unless, or until, they are proven guilty in court.

We continue to work closely with the Administration of the schools within the Township to ensure a safe environment for the students of the District.  We encourage parents to have conversations with their children and reinforce the message: “See something, say something”.  We thank those who came forward and reported this information.   


René Rovtar

René T. Rovtar, Ed.D.

Superintendent of Schools

Montville Township School District

86 River Road

Montville, NJ  07045

(973) 331-7100