The Millburn PTO held their first annual “Spring for Wyoming” dinner and fundraiser on April 8.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The school's PTO voiced concerns of the overcrowded focusing on kindergarten.
More than 50 Deerfield parents filled the new middle school auditorium to discuss concerns over an overcrowded elementary school at Monday's Millburn Board of Education meeting. The Deerfield Parent-Teacher Organization told the board it has concerns with the safety and socialization of students because of an increase in the number of students now attending the school. Deerfield has added 33 students this year, according to Lauren Hollender, co-president of the Deerfield PTO. Currently, there are five kindergarten classes and four are over limit of district guideline of 20 students per class. "Our class size keeps getting bigger, we are growing and we continue to grow," Hollender said. "Our common space areas, such as our gym, …
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
One in three teens are in abusive relationships. Millburn moms gathered Monday morning to learn how to help their children avoid and deal with abuse.
Your 15-year-old daughter has a new boyfriend. He's charming, attentive and says he's completely in love with her. She too says she is madly in love. But before you invite him over for a family dinner, take a step back. Is it really a healthy relationship? Or is one of the two being forced into a situation most teens do not know how to handle? Parents learned Monday how it is imperative for them to look for warning signs of abuse and keep open lines of communication. One in three teens is in an abusive relationship, according to the Teen Dating Abuse Program, yet 81 percent of parents are clueless to the situation. This was the overriding message at Monday morning's "Dealing With Teen Dating Abuse: Matters of Choice," a presentation at a …
Thursday, January 7, 2010
The program will alert parents how to identify abusive relationships in their children and prevent them.
One out of three teens is in an abusive relationship, and a speaker will tell Millburn-Short Hills parents how to pick up the signs and help their teens. A speaker from the NCJW Linda and Rudy Slucker Center for Women will be at a combined meeting of M-MAC and the Millburn High School PTO on Monday. The speaker will start at 10:45 a.m. Statistics provided by the center show one in three teens in an abusive relationship and 80 percent of their parents are unaware of it. Parents will learn how to recognize the warning signs of dating abuse, how to talk to their child about developing healthy relationships and how drug and alcohol use impact relationships. The multi-media presentation will alert adults to the dangers of power and control as a…