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MTHS Student Athletes Commit to College Sports On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, eleven Montville Township High School student athletes were celebrated. Each of the eleven has committed to playing Division III collegiate sports during the 2022-2023 season.

11 Students Honored on Student Athlete Recognition Day 2022 - On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, eleven Montville Township High School student athletes were celebrated. Each of the eleven has committed to playing Division III collegiate sports during the 2022-2023 season. Coaches, administrators, parents, families, and friends assembled to celebrate and congratulate these outstanding high school athletes: Chase Unice, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Lacrosse; Aaron Kurzer, Rutgers University, Wrestling; Robert George, Ithaca College, Track & Field; Justin Ciliotta, Stevens Institute of Technology, Wrestling; Isabella Mangano, Stevens Institute of Technology, Lacrosse; Gina Marotta, Stockton University, Lacrosse; Khalid Kwaik, New Jersey City University, Soccer; Brian Lovaglio, The College of New Jersey, Baseball; Ryan Nieskens, Ithaca College, Baseball; and Derek Giordano, Ursinus College, Wrestling. Not Pictured: Anthony Monetti, New Jersey City University, Wrestling.

Montville Township Board of Education Adopts Annual Budget for 2022-2023 Stock image of a budget binder

Highlights of the 2022-2023 school budget include: The addition of three elementary teaching positions due to enrollment changes. The addition of one part time Basic Skills Teacher and one part time ESL Teacher. Additional related and extraordinary services based on student needs. Increased costs in the area of transportation due to rising fuel prices and bus driver shortages. Renovation projects including: Upgrading the entrance security at Lazar Middle School, repairs to external wall panels at Cedar Hill, William Mason and Woodmont Schools, Replacement of the gym windows at Woodmont School, Improvements to the exterior entrance and signage at Valley View School, Univentilator replacement at Valley View School, paving at Hilldale, William Mason and Valley View Schools. The budget reflects the addition of several teaching positions. The full presentation is available on the district website at 2022-2023 Public Hearing on the Budget.

Board of Education Receives Presentation on Curriculum Review and Approval Process Curriculum and Instruction

Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Andrea Woodring describes the process to be used for development of Comprehensive Health and Physical Education Curriculum

3rd Quarter ShopRite STARS Honored by Montville Township Board of Education Third quarter MTHS ShopRite Stars

5 MTHS Students Receive Recognition for Excellence in Academics, Athletics, Arts, Community Service and Leadership - The 3rd Quarter ShopRite Stars and have been honored both by Sunrise ShopRite in Parsippany, and MTHS. Congratulations to these outstanding students: Academics - Hannah Schneiderman, Community Service - Katy Gao, Leadership - Aastha Desai, Athletics - Aaron Kurzer and Arts - Adyna Silverberg.

School Counselor Douglas Stech of Woodmont is Named 2022 “Counselor of the County” for Morris County, NJ School Counselors Heather Praml and Douglas Stech of the Montville Township Public Schools. On March 17, 2022, Stech received the New Jersey School Counselor Association’s 2022 “Counselor of the County” Award for Morris County, NJ.

NJSCA Announced 2022 “COUNSELOR OF THE COUNTY” AWARDS RECEIPIENTS March 17 - School counselor Douglas Stech was named the 2022 “Counselor of the County” for Morris County. The New Jersey School Counselor Association award honors the school counseling professionals who devote their careers to serving as advocates – and often lifesavers – for the nation’s students. Stech was nominated for this award by Cedar Hill Elementary School counselor Heather Praml. See: http://www.montville.net/News/2022-morris-county-school-counselor

Dr. Thomas A. Gorman Appointed Superintendent of Schools by Montville Township Board of Education Dr. Thomas A. Gorman was appointed Superintendent of the Montville Township Public Schools on Tuesday, March 15, 2022.

An Innovative Educator, Dr. Gorman Will Begin His Position as Superintendent of Montville Township Public Schools on July 1, 2022 - Dr. Thomas A. Gorman was appointed Superintendent of the Montville Township Public Schools on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. The resolution of Dr. Gorman’s appointment was unanimously passed by the Montville Township Board of Education. Dr. Gorman’s appointment is effective as of July 1, 2022, following the retirement of Superintendent Dr. René T. Rovtar on June 30. READ MORE: www.montville.net/news/superintendent-dr-thomas-a-gorman

“GREASE” Is the Word at Montville Township High School March 3-6 GREASE at MTHS 100 Horseneck, Road in Montville, New Jersey, on March 3rd, 4th & 5th at 7:30pm and March 6th at 2:00pm. Tickets are $15 for Adults and $12 for Students and Senior Citizens.

Classic American Musical Brings to Life the Classic Soundtrack of a Generation - As classic as a T-Bird! GREASE – the All-American musical – is coming to Montville Township High School March 3rd, 4th & 5th at 7:30pm and March 6th at 2:00pm. “GREASE really shows you what it’s like to be a teenager,” explained Santina DiBenedetto. The senior, who plays Rizzo added: “It’s a fun way to show how teenagers think, and how they feel on a daily basis.” Tickets are $15 for Adults and $12 for Students and Senior Citizens. Tickets can be purchased in advance at: http://mthsnj.booktix.com/ , or at the door while supplies last.

Montville Township Public Schools and Solar Landscape Activate Solar Panels on Six Schools, Generating 1.8 Megawatts Solar Installation at Montville Township Public Schools Expected to Save Schools Nearly $1 Million Over 15 Years and Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

At No Cost to the District, the Solar Installation is Expected to Save Schools Nearly $1 Million Over 15 Years and Reduce Greenhouse Gas EmissionsThe solar project was made possible through a 15-year solar power purchase agreement which enables the school district to install the panels at no cost and purchase the electricity they generate at guaranteed discounts every month. The district’s utility cost savings are expected to be more than $980,000 over the term of the agreement. In addition to installing solar panels, Solar Landscape will also be facilitating educational programming about clean energy and climate change for the district’s students. The company’s workforce development director, will work with the district’s teachers to provide learning materials and educational solar kits.

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