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  • Alert:

    Effective Monday, March 8, 2021: MTHS & Lazar In-Person Cohorts A & B Will Attend In-School Instruction 5 Days a Week. Early Dismissal Continues. See DETAILS: http://www.montville.net/News/inpersoninstruction5daycohortsab 

  • REMINDER:

    Reminder - Virtual Wednesdays to be eliminated as of March 1. In-person elementary students will attend on Wednesdays. Lazar and MTHS cohorts will alternate Wednesdays. SEE DETAILS: montville.net/News/virtual-wednesday-eliminated-march-1

  • Alert:

    An IMPORTANT message from Montville Township Health Department. Please “#TakeTheCall”. If our contact tracers call you, please speak with them. Contact Tracing Saves Lives!

     

  • Alert:

    Montville Township Board Meetings will be held virtually until further notice.  No public in attendance at meetings.  Meetings may be viewed at www.montville.net/boemeetinglive.

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Welcome to Our New Website!

The Montville Township Public Schools are proud to launch our new website.  We are confident that the organization and layout of this new site will enhance the ability of all to access important information.  Connections are provided to the district's Twitter and Facebook feeds to provide the most up-to-date information about district programs, events and the wonderful things that happen in our schools each and every day. 

News to Note

 

Montville Township Public Schools

COVID-19 Protocol for Returning to In-Person Instruction

 

The Montville Township Public Schools and the Montville Township Board of Health are currently utilizing the N.J. Department of Health guidelines titled “COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations for Local Health Departments for K-12 Schools” dated December 22, 2020.  Please refer to the N.J. Department of Health document referenced below including the COVID-19 Exclusion Table on page 13.  N.J. is currently under the high-risk column.

  • If a person is symptomatic or asymptomatic and has a COVID-19 test, he/she is advised to remain home until the test results are received. 
  • If a person receives COVID-19 test results and is confirmed positive (whether or not he/she is symptomatic or asymptomatic), the person is advised to remain home on isolation. The person needs to call the local health department in order to identify and exclude close contacts for the 14 days from last exposure.
  • If a person has COVID-19 symptoms but has not tested, the person is advised to remain home isolated. The person needs to call the local health department in order to identify and exclude close contacts for the 14 days from last exposure or the person tests negative for COVID-19.
  • If an individual has symptoms of COVID-19 as outlined below, a COVID-19 test should be taken and the result of the test should be emailed to the school nurse for quarantine direction.
  • If a person has symptoms and the results are negative for COVID-19, the person is advised to remain home for 24 hours after his/her fever is gone without the use of fever reducing medications and other symptoms have improve.
  • Of interest for those who have tested positive for COVID-19, please read the American Academy of Pediatrics notice as of January 5, 2021 regarding information on returning to sports at https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/clinical-guidance/covid-19-interim-guidance-return-to-sports/

Please note: Siblings of a student who has symptoms and meets COVID-19 would be excluded from school until the symptomatic individual receives a negative test result.  If the symptomatic individual tests positive, the sibling will need to self-quarantine.

COVID-19 Compatible Symptoms:

At least two of the following symptoms: fever (measure or subjective), chills, rigors (shivers), myalgia (muscle aches), headache, sore throat, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, congestion or runny nose;

OR

At least one of the following symptoms: cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, new olfactory disorder, new taste disorder

References:

https://www.state.nj.us/health/cd/documents/topics/NCOV/RecommendationsForLocalHealthDepts_K12Schools.pdf

http://montvillenj.org/DocumentCenter/View/7310/12032020_NJDOH_COVID_Instructions_Persons_Who_Test_Positive?bidId=

http://montvillenj.org/DocumentCenter/View/7311/12032020_NJDOH_COVID_Instructions_Persons_Who_Test_Negative?bidId=

News

Effective Monday, March 8, 2021: MTHS & Lazar In-Person Cohorts A & B Will Attend In-School Instruction 5 Days a Week. Early Dismissal Continues. Effective Monday, March 8, 2021: MTHS & Lazar  In-Person Cohorts A & B Will Attend Classes In-School 5 Days a Week

Effective Monday, March 8, 2021, the cohorts at Montville Township High School will be combined and current in-person students will attend five days per week.

Effective Monday, March 8, 2021, the cohorts at Robert R. Lazar Middle School will be combined and current in-person students will attend five days per week.

Both schools will continue to maintain their early dismissal schedule. This transition to five days a week of in-person instruction is currently only available to students who have been attending in-person during the third marking period.  We are not able to admit additional in-person students at this time.  Current in-person students will be expected to attend school in person every day.

MTHS Second Quarter ShopRite STARS Honored by Montville Township Board of Education Seniors Theo Mohideen (Academics), Nicholas Amoroso (Athletics), Logan Po (Arts), Semiha Khan (Community Service) and Sofia Barragan (Leadership) were honored in a virtual ceremony by Montville Board of Education on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

Five Montville Township High School Students Received Recognition for Excellence in Academics, Athletics, Arts, Community Service and Leadership - Seniors Theo Mohideen (Academics), Nicholas Amoroso (Athletics), Logan Po (Arts), Semiha Khan (Community Service) and Sofia Barragan (Leadership) were honored in a virtual ceremony by Montville Board of Education on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. The five seniors have their photos posted at the Sunrise ShopRite of Parsippany and in the front office at MTHS. ShopRite STARS is sponsored by Sunrise ShopRite of Parsippany.

Virtual Wednesdays Will Be Eliminated As of March 1. In-person Elementary Students will Attend on Wednesdays. Lazar and MTHS Cohorts Will Alternate. effective March 1st, the district will eliminate virtual Wednesday at all grade levels.

Effective March 1st, the district will eliminate virtual Wednesday at all grade levels. At the elementary level, in-person students will attend five days per week. At the middle and high school levels, attendance on Wednesday will alternate between Cohort A and Cohort B. Example: Cohort A in-person students will attend on Wednesday, March 3rd, and attend virtually on March 10th.  Cohort B in-person students will attend virtually on Wednesday, March 3rd, and in-person on March 10th and so forth. All schools will continue to attend on a half-day schedule. 

Three MTHS Students Present Innovative Apps to Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill In January, 2021, Hollfelder, Bazhenov, and Kuznetsova each received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, dated December 16, 2020, and signed by Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill.

Senior Jared Hollfelder and juniors Elizabeth Bazhenov and Sophia Kuznetsova presented innovative apps, as well as the Computer Science programming they used to create the apps, to Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill.In addition to presenting their work on their apps to the Congresswoman, each student also received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition.

Applications Now Being Accepted for Integrated Pre-School Program  Integrated Pre-School Program at Montville Township Public Schools

Deadline March 26, 2021 - Children with and without special needs will be educated together in an innovative, child-centered program designed to promote the academic, social, emotional and language development of every child. The program will consist of 3 half-day sessions per week for 3 year-olds and 5 half-day sessions per week for 4 year-olds.

District Offers FREE, ONLINE, ESL Classes for Those Who Wish to Learn or Strengthen English Speaking or Reading Skills ESL Classes are FREE. There is no registration requirement.

English as a Second Language Classes are Available to Adults in Montville, Towaco and Pine Brook - For the first time Montville Township Public Schools will offer Virtual ESL classes. Classes are FREE. There is no registration requirement. Adult English language learners are welcomed to attend some, or all, of the classes being offered in one, or both, sessions. Session 1  is scheduled for Monday, January 25 - Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Session 2 will be held Monday, March 22 - Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Adults are welcomed to attend as many classes as they would like. The LINK to attend is: meet.google.com/xoj-jwik-cfn

15 Educators of the Year Honored by Montville Township BOE 2020 to 2021 Educators of the Year Honored by Montville BOE

Virtual Ceremony Provided Opportunity for Audience to Attend From Around the Globe - More than 300 watched the LIVE stream of the Montville Board of Education event on January 19, 2021. Nearly 100 more have watched since the  January event. Those recognized were selected by their peers, and named as Teachers of the Year, Educational Services Professionals of the Year and, at the high school level, the Princeton University Distinguished Secondary School Teacher of the Year.

“Help Yourself to Help Your Kids During Turbulent COVID Times” -- Free Virtual Program for Parents/Guardians “Help Yourself to Help Your Kids During Turbulent COVID Times” will be presented virtually on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.

Adult-Centered Event Sponsored by School Counseling Department - “Help Yourself to Help Your Kids During Turbulent COVID Times” will be presented virtually on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. Topics to be covered include: Self-care for parents as well as strategies for supporting children in an unpredictable world. Adults who would like to participate in the Zoom webinar: “Help Yourself to Help Your Kids During Turbulent COVID Times” should go to HTTP://www.Montville.net/ParentProgram .

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Mission and Values

Mission Statement

Montville Township Public Schools strive to develop well-rounded, invested, and inspired students by engaging them in an experience of collaboration with educators, parents, and community that fosters a culture of innovation, character and inclusivity, in a shared spirit of pride.

Values Statement

Montville Township Public Schools believes that all students possess the tools necessary for achievement, and it is our role to guide them in crafting a life-long passion and curiosity in fulfilling their potential. The platform on which our students stand, learn, and grow is supported by three pillars:

Innovation

Montville Township Public Schools believes in being a leader in education by creating authentic active learning opportunities in the classroom and beyond.

Character

Montville Township Public Schools values service, engagement, and kindness in connecting our students to one another and the broader community. Through a wide assortment of experiences, course offerings, extracurricular activities and athletic opportunities, we afford our students the means to explore their world and participate in a personalized educational journey designed to help them discover their passions and achieve their goals.  We believe that all students should be ethical, self-motivated, caring and contributing members of the global community.

Community

Montville Township Public Schools seeks to cultivate a safe and inclusive environment that champions a sense of spirit and a respect for tradition. Our students are encouraged to break down barriers and bridge divides to create and participate in opportunities for service within their school, the district and the community at large.