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Boys Soccer Team Wins 2020 Northwest Region Group 3 Championship
Boys Soccer Team Wins 2020 Northwest Region Group 3 Championship
Graduation 2020
MTHS Cheerleaders National Champions 2020
MTHS Cheerleaders - National Champions 2020
Wrestling Team 2020 State Group III Champions
MTHS Wrestling Team 2020 State Group III Champions
Hilldale School students - Rainbow of Kindness
Montville Township Board of Education Members
Montville Township Board of Education
MTHS Woods Photo
National History Day Competition
Lazar Students Assist in Honoring Veterans
Cedar Hill Kindergarten
Valley View Students exercising
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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. 

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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=

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Honor An Educator! Say Thank You to Teachers, Staff & Administrators With a Rose While Supporting the MTHS Hall Of Fame Scholarship Fund Thank you teachers! An MTHS Hall of Fame scholarship fundraiser provides opportunity to say thank you to your favorite teacher throughout the district.

Deadline Friday, May 21 - The MTHS Hall of Fame Scholarship Fundraiser provides an opportunity to say thank you to your favorite educators throughout the district - Consider making a tribute to  teachers, school nurses, counselors, administrators, administrative assistants, coaches, or anyone else in the school district who has had a positive educational impact.  When you make a donation in their name, each honoree will receive a rose with a personalized message from you or your student.  For each honoree, the donation is $10 and you can recognize as many individuals as you would like. You can do this online, https://bit.ly/mthshof

Two MTHS Students Make Documentary - "Life Goes On - How MTHS is Adapting to the Global Pandemic “Life Goes On: How Montville Township High School is Adapting to a Global Pandemic.”

Two video production students produced “Life Goes On: How Montville Township High School is Adapting to a Global Pandemic.” Junior Alyssa Neff and senior Ben Sherman have spent eight month compiling, filming and producing this hour-long film.

The film premiered April 27, 2021, at noon on YouTube.

5 MTHS ShopRite STARS Honored By Montville BOE on April 27 Five MTHS ShopRite STARS Keshvi Damani, Academics; Thomas LaScala, Athletics; Hannah Mikelis, Arts; Christopher Mejia-Gonzales, Community Service; and Ja’Lisa Williams, Leadership.

Five Seniors Received Recognition for Excellence in Academics, Athletics, Arts, Community Service and Leadership: Keshvi Damani, Academics; Thomas LaScala, Athletics; Hannah Mikelis, Arts; Christopher Mejia-Gonzales, Community Service; and Ja’Lisa Williams, Leadership.

Montville Township Public Schools presents Timothy Shoemaker Timothy Shoemaker

MTPS Presents Timothy Shoemaker - Author, Motivational Speaker, and Prevention Expert in a Zoom presentation on Tuesday, May 11 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Solving the Prevention Puzzle           

6th Year in a Row! NAMM Names Montville Township Public Schools a Nationally Recognized Best Communities for Music Education for 2021! NAMM Names Montville Township Public Schools a Nationally Recognized Best Communities for Music Education for 2021

Award Acknowledges District’s Unwaivering Commitment to Music Education Despite Pandemic Challenges - “This recognition is especially gratifying during the many challenges of this pandemic year,” said the district’s Supervisor of Fine and Applied Arts, Edward Fleischman. “It affirms that great things can happen when teachers, administrators, students, and parents work toward a common goal.” Superintendent Dr. René Rovtar. added: “Six years in a row is awesome! This is wonderful recognition for the excellent music programs in the district.”

Montville Township High School Forensics Team Triumphs at New Jersey State Championship Tournament 4 MTHS Forensics students earned State Champion status at the 2021 New Jersey Speech and Debate League State Championship held on march 19 and 20.

Mustangs Claim Third Place with Four State Champions -  Earning the coveted title of State Champion at the 2021 New Jersey Speech and Debate League (NJSDL) State Championship are MTHS students Maria Papera (Senior) in Improvisational Acting, Victoria Wei (Senior) in Original Oratory, Ashley Xiang (Sophomore) in Informative Speaking, and Ram Pantula (Sophomore) in Junior Varsity Lincoln Douglas Debate. Thirty-four schools, comprised of 476 students, competed in the tournament. MTHS claimed multiple state championships for the first time since 2015.Based on the strength of a well-rounded performance, the Mustangs took home third place.

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.

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

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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.