Monday, April 8, 2013
The musical will be performed Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 1 p.m. on April 14.
The Millburn Middle School Spring Musical, Bye Bye Birdie, will be performed this weekend. The musical will be presented Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 1 p.m. on April 14. Tickets are $14 and are on sale in the Middle School Guidance Office. They may also be purchased at the door. Bye Bye Birdie has become a favorite among American musicals. Written by Michael Stewart, it is also one of the school's favorite shows to perform about once each decade. With music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams, it includes some very memorable numbers such as "Kids," "The Telephone Hour," and "Put on a Happy Face." This is director Bob DuSold's first production with Millburn Middle School, and he brings …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The Maplewood bookstore is currently displaying a collection of art by Millburn middle schoolers in its front window
Words Bookstore in Maplewood currently has on display in its front window a collection of intricately crafted works of art created by Millburn middle schoolers. "Book as an Object" features book sculptures made by the students of Maplewood resident Claudia Sohr, art teacher at Millburn Middle School. "By crisply folding pages in various patterns, a once beloved book can be re-invented as a treasured art form," according to a flyer available inside Words.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Skating in the juvenile category, Noah Jaffe qualifies to compete for a U.S. national spot.
A Millburn Middle School student, Noah Jaffe, won the North Atlantic Regional Figure Skating Championship for U.S. Figure Skating this week. Skating in the juvenile boys category, the seventh-grader will move on to the Eastern Sectional competition, competing against 11 other boys for a spot at the U.S. Nationals. "Skating makes me feel as if I could fly and do anything I set my mind to," Jaffe said about why he likes skating. He started taking private lessons and skating in competitions when he was 8-years-old. By winning at Regionals, Noah has qualified to compete at the Eastern Sectional competition, which will be held in Cape Code in November At 12-years-old, this is his second year competing as a figure skater at the Juvenile level, …
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.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Millburn 8th grade girls come from behind to win their third straight championship against Nutley.
The Millburn 8th Grade Girls claimed their third straight Suburban Essex League Champiionship on Thursday, with an exciting 30-27 win over host team Nutley. This was the third straight year Millburn and Nutley have met in the Championship game. Millburn started out the game with poor shooting and trailed by 11 in the 1st half, and by 6 to start the 4th quarter. Trailing by 4 points with a minute to play, Liz Elder hit two 3-point shots, the last with 20 seconds left. Paige Krikorians free throw sealed the win with 5 seconds left. Kelsea Brown and Jess Alexander controlled the defensive boards against a much bigger Nutley squad, and Millburns stiffling defense, led by Jenna Dembner and Lindsey Dinowitz held Nutley to only 4 points from the …
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Millburn Girls look for Third Straight Championship
Down by 4 points with 20 seconds left in overtime looked to be the end of the Millburn 8th Grade Girls Travel team's two year reign as champions of the Suburban Essex Travel League. However a long 3-point shot by Liz Elder and a driving layup by Paige Krikorian as time expired, gave the girls a 32-31 win over the No.1 seeded Cedar Grove girls. Millburn advances to play the winner of the Nutley vs Bloomfield semi-final and potentially its third straight championship game against Nutley (Millburn has won the last two years). Millburn was led by Kelsea Brown's 11 points. Elder had 8, Krikorian 7, Jenna Dembner and Jess Alexander had 4 and 2. Lauren O'Neill, Jaquelline Marino and Lindsey Dinowitz provided strong ball handling and defense, …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Elliot Kalan returns home to encourage students to follow their dreams, find their passion.
The best thing about Middle School is that you grow out of it. And someday, if you come back on Career Day to talk about your cool job, standing in front of an auditorium full of 8th graders won't even faze you. "I don't care as much about what 8th graders think of me now as I did back when I was one," said Elliott Kalan, a Emmy-award winning writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, after giving the keynote address at Millburn Middle School's Career Day on Friday. Kalan, now 30, married and working at his dream job, had good advice for the room full of 13-year-olds: Figure out what you love to do and then figure out a way to get paid doing it. He also gave them some of the real secrets to success, including working hard, dressing a …
Students' artwork to be exhibited at the Montclair Art Museum.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Updates story with the names of the writing winners. Millburn High School visual art students have won 62 awards and two Millburn Middle School students won a total of 5 awards in the 2012 Northern NJ Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition. In addition there were 11 winners in the writing contest. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition is sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, whose mission is to “identify, motivate and validate the next generation of artists and writers.” The competition is the nation’s longest-running, largest and most prestigious recognition program for creative teenagers in the visual and literary arts, according to architect and MHS art teacher Dr. Roger W. Keller. …
Saturday, April 9, 2011
Millburn Middle School's annual musical production opens this weekend.
The Stephen Sondheim Theatre revival of "Anything Goes" has opened to good reviews, but there is no need to go into Manhattan to see a quality performance of the beloved Cole Porter musical. This weekend only you can see the Millburn Middle School's stylish production of the show. For months the middle school performers have been rehearsing with director Mark Oppel, musical director David Huneryager and choreographer Susan Cicenia, and it shows. The large cast showed a remarkable cohesiveness during the namesake number, 'Anything Goes' at last night's performance. Reno, played by 8th grader Carly Maitlin led the featured dancers through an athletic tap rountine before being joined on stage by the entire cast, bringing down the house. In …
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Students performed at North Jersey School Music Association concert Sunday.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Eighteen Millburn Middle School students performed last Sunday in the 2011 Region I Honors concert at Secaucus High School. The students were led by Millburn Middle School Director of Vocal Music David Huneryager. The concert was sponsored by the North Jersey School Music Association.