Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Donate your unwanted items to the 16th Annual Middle School Gently Used Sale May 1-3 for the event set for this Saturday.
Are you starting your spring cleaning, even though the winter seems like it won't go away? If you're looking to get rid of old clothes, electronics and more, donate your unwanted items to the 16th Annual Middle School Gently Used Sale . The event is slated for May 4 at the middle school between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Donation can be dropped off at the middle school from May 1-3. See all the details in the PDF attached. For the 16th year of the sale, the PTO is asking residents to start cleaning out their closets and put aside unwanted: The PTO asks for no adult clothing or stuffed animals. The PTO is also looking for more than 90 volunteers to set and and work the event. Click here to sign up.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Despite the school's high scores, it missed the state target for pass rate of students with disability in math, according to the 2013 NJ School Performance Reports.
Millburn Middle School tops of state list in academic achievement and tested in highest percentile throughout the district according to the recent school performance reports issued by the Christie administration. The report card said the middle school tested in the 97th percentile statewide and in the 90th among its peers. Out of the 12 state targets for peformance, the school missed two — pass rate of students with disabilities in math and chronic absenteeism. The reports ranks the school on three different categories: Academic achievement on the Language Arts Literacy and Math sections of the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJASK), college and career readiness which measures how many students are chronically absent and …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
The Millburn Middle School choruses will perform classical selections, show tunes, holiday favorites, and songs from around the world in their annual Winter Chorus Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, in the MS Auditorium. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. The program will open with the Sixth Grade Chorus singing a winter favorite, Jingle Bells, featuring soloists Shmide Price and Sarah Burn. A holiday selection sung in Yiddish, Nes Gadol Haya Sham, will follow, after which the chorus will sing The Snow Has a Song. The sixth graders will close their portion of the program with Jazzy Saint Nick. Singers Henry Dench, David Jordan, Jonathon Silverman, Christine Yang, Caitlin Caulfield, Megan Pan, and Maanya Tandon …
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 …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The Board of Education, High School, Middle School and elementary schools announce its office hours.
The Board of Education offices, at 434 Millburn Ave., have announced its summer hours. The offices will be open during the summer from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Millburn High School and Middle School will also have office hours between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 pm The Elementary Schools, with limited staffing, are open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Education Center and all school buildings will be closed on some Fridays during July and August (7/13, 7/20, 7/21, 7/27, 8/3 and 8/10).
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Millburn Middle School excels in a nationwide French contest.
A Millburn Middle School student, Camille Afable, earned a perfect score, ranking first in the nation, on the Le Grand Concours this year. She wasn't the only one who did well in the nationwide French contest, given to over 95,000 students in the middle school though. Fifteen other students in the school ranked in the top ten with 90 percent of the eighth graders scoring in the top 20. In total, 89 students took the exam this year, which more than half ranked in the top 20. Five Level One students ranked in the top 10: 5. Alexander Hou 6. Audrey Yan 9. Evan Fleisig 9. Lauren Potechin 10. Riyam Zaman Eleven Level Two students ranked in the top ten: 1. Camille Afable 7. Caroline Shim 7. Amy Zhuang 8. Shantanu Laghate 8. Eric Mao 9.Dhruv…
Saturday, May 8, 2010
The Millburn Middle School PTO holds its annual Gently Used Sale.
Jeremy Campbell is thrilled with the big bargain he found at the Millburn Middle School's annual Gently Used Sale. "These skis were $180, but we got them for $15," he said showing off a pair of water skis. "Yeah, they were marked $5 but he had to ask another lady and she said $15. So we could have had them for $5," John, Jeremy's dad interjects, "But it's for the school so I don't mind so much." The annual sale drew large crowds once again hunting for bargains on sports equipment, clothing and other small household items. Over the years, the sale has lured people from all over the surrounding area. "I look forward to this all year," one woman told a fellow shopper as they stood on line to check out. As early as 9:30 a.m. shoppers were …