Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Check out the work the district has done over the summer.
In this week's Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Dr. James Crisfield presented a slide show of the work that was done over the summer. The Millburn High School stadium is scheduled to be completed on Sept. 28 for the first football home game.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Millburn hires 25 new staff members to the district this year.
After a three day teacher orientation last week at the Education Center inside Board of Education building, 25 new teachers and staff joined the district for the 2012-2013 school year. The teachers vary from brand new, first-year teachers, to those with a decade of experience, said Assistant Superintendent Christine Burton, in last week's Board of Education meeting. The high school had the most new teachers overall with nine teachers that started this week. The teachers and their position are as follows: The elementary schools, Hartshorn, Deerfield, Glenwood and South Mountain, and the Middle School also added staff. The new teachers are as follows: Four administration employees also attended orientation:
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Millburn and Short Hills residents, share your back to school photos here!
Back to buses, books and bagged lunches for students as summer vacation officially ends for the younger residents of Millburn and Short Hills. "Classes and test and homework, oh my," the High School front sign said, welcoming students back to a national Blue Ribbon School. Millburn High School has been one of top-ranked school throughout New Jersey for years. The Millburn School District reopened its the doors to its almost 5,000 students on Tuesday to kick off the 2012-2013 school year. Over 25 new staff members were hired throughout the school district, which were in orientation last week. "The new year is here," Superindendent Dr. James Crisfield said. "It's always great to see the kids with smiling faces back in the classes." The …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Orchestra will celebrate 40th season at concert at Hartshorn School.
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Friday, March 2, 2012
The Metropolitan Orchestra of New Jersey, celebrating its 40th season, will perform in a winter concert on Sunday, March 4, featuring the music of Charles Camille Saint-Saëns and Robert Schumann. The concert will take place at the Hartshorn Elementary School, 400 Hartshorn Drive, beginning at 3 p.m. Featured music will include Saint-Saëns’ “March Militaire Francaise (Suite Algerienne Op. 60, IV)” as well as “Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33,” featuring guest artist Leo Grinhauz of Maplewood. After a short intermission, the orchestra will perform Schumann’s “Symphony No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 38 ('Spring').” Since 2010, Leo Grinhauz has been principal cellist with The Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. With them, Grinhauz has …
Monday, February 7, 2011
Hundreds of cards will be taken to the two nearby veterans hospitals.
They're mainly red and white, but there's some with blue and purple. And there are even some in Spanish. And they'll be headed to the two local veterans hospitals. Hartshorn Elementary School students presented hundreds of Valentines, which are headed to the veterans hospitals in East Orange and in Morris County, on Monday to U.S. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen. Frelinghuysen visited fourth graders with Jim Smith, of Chester and a World War II veteran, and have been visiting schools around the district to pick up the Valentines they'll bring to the two veterans hospitals. Smith spoke with the students about his experiences during World War II when he injured his leg during combat when a cave collapsed on him. He was taken to a military hospital…
Sunday, November 28, 2010
The school replaced its feast with a volunteer activities.
Ten years ago Hartshorn Elementary School parents decided they didn't want to hold an annual feast for Thanksgiving and wanted to replace it with something more meaningful. The community has been working with Bridges Outreach each year since. A decade later, the school has donated about 4,800 lunches to the organization, and the donations also include hats, gloves and toiletries today. On Wednesday, students again worked on puting together lunch bags, hats and gloves and toiletries for the homeless. Each bag, which was decorated, also included a card from the student. Bridges volunteers were to bring the 600 bags to Newark.
Friday, October 22, 2010
Kindergartners learn about fire safety.
Fire Prevention Week was the first week of the month, but Millburn firefighters have been visiting schools throughout the month. They were at Hartshorn Elementary School on Friday in their final public school visit in October. Kindergartners learned about fire safety, including what to do in a fire. They saw a firefighter in his gear and were told not to be afraid and to call to him if there's a fire in their house.
Friday, August 6, 2010
Vote for your school and submit an idea on how the money should be spent to help give it a chance to win it.
Friday, August 6, 2010
Millburn-Short Hills residents have the chance to raise some money for their schools with a click of the mouse. Kohl's Cares for Kids, sponsored by the department store with the same name, is giving away $10 million to schools across the country. Twenty schools will receive $500,000 each through the campaign on Facebook. And to get the money, a school needs the most votes and the best ideas. Millburn-Short Hills public schools already are on the list with a handful of votes, but some schools are still waiting for votes. Millburn High School has eight votes, Millburn Middle School has two, Deerfield Elementary School has none, Hartshorn Elementary School has one, Glenwood Elementary School has none, South Mountain Elementary School has one …
Thursday, July 1, 2010
Twenty-five school district employees, including Schools Supt. Richard Brodow, retire from the district.
With the close of school and the end of the fiscal year, many Millburn School District teachers, administrators and staff have officially ended their time in the township. Several have retired, the most prominent being Schools Supt. Richard Brodow, who left the district after eight years. Below find a list, provided by the district, of retiring teachers and staff. Deerfield Connie Scutari Second grade teacher Glenwood Paula Swetley Kindergarten teacher Linda Toscano Kindergarten aide Hartshorn Lynn Petrino Second grade teacher Marlene Whalen Kindergarten aide Maureen Silver Fifth grade teacher Susan Goldberg Computer teacher South Mountain Diane Blackmore Lunch aide Wyoming Mary Russomano Strategies intervention Virginia Blacker Music …
Thursday, June 24, 2010
The elementary schools hold stepping forward ceremonies for the fifth graders.
Monday was graduation for Millburn High School seniors, Tuesday was moving up day for Millburn Middle School eighth graders and Wednesday was the day for fifth graders to take their steps forward. Each of the elementary schools held moving up ceremonies for their fifth graders. The students will move on to Millburn Middle School for sixth grade, but they've already met some of their future classmates at field day and TGIF night. Readers Larry Claman, Jude Huang and Lisa Helmacy submitted these photos from Hartshorn, South Mountain and Deerfield. Want to submit photos from your elementary school's ceremony? Send them to email@example.com or login and post them here.