Congratulations to the MTHS Class of 2022
Congratulations to the MTHS Class of 2022
MTHS Production of Grease - 2022
MTHS Production of Grease - Spring 2022
MTHS Softball Team 2022 Morris County Champions
MTHS Softball Team 2022 Morris County Champions
Bowling Team recognized as NJAC Tournament and Conference Champions
Bowling Team recognized as NJAC Tournament and Conference Champions
Valley View students participate in the ACES (All Children Exercising Simultaneously) Program
Valley View students participate in the ACES (All Children Exercising Simultaneously) Program
Hilldale School students - Rainbow of Kindness
Montville Township Board of Education Members
Montville Township Board of Education
Lazar Students Assist in Honoring Veterans
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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=

News

MTHS Announces State-Of-the-Art Renovation and Repairs. High School Track and Football Field Closes for Construction Rendering of state-of-the-art track at MTHS.

Track and Field Closed to the Public from May 31 to June 10 and June 24 through September 2 - Relay for Life and MTHS Graduation will Still Be Held on the Track and Field. In order to complete necessary repairs and upgrades, the MTHS track and football field will be fully closed to the public two times during spring and summer 2022. The first closure occurs May 31 through June 10 and the second will be from June 24 through September 2, 2022. During both closures the area of the MTHS track and football field will be an active construction site. The public is prohibited from using the site during construction. A new synthetically resurfaced rubberized track will be built during the renovation and repairs process. Additionally, the football field turf will be fully replaced. Both surfaces are highly rated to provide low-impact running surfaces that result in ideal traction and state-of-the-art safety and performance. The renovations will also continue to improve drainage and will provide lower maintenance needs, thus reducing on-going costs in upkeep...READ MORE...

Superintendent’s Report: July 19, 2022 Board of Education Meeting On Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at the Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education meeting, Dr. Thomas A. Gorman gave his first report as Superintendent of the Montville Township Public Schools.

On Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at the Montville Township Public Schools Board of Education meeting, Dr. Thomas A. Gorman gave his first report as Superintendent of the Montville Township Public Schools - An outline of his remarks are included in this article. 

A Message From Superintendent Dr. Thomas A. Gorman Montville Township Public Schools logo shield

Superintendent  Dr. Thomas A. Gorman shared a letter with the Montville Township Public Schools community on July 13, 2022. Dr. Gorman was was appointed Superintendent of the Montville Township Public Schools by the Montville Township Board of Education on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. 

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

Summer Homework Assignments 2022 for Lazar, MTHS and MTHS AP Courses Graphic of globe with two children reading on either side. Image for the 2022 Summer Reading Assignments for Lazar, MTHS and MTHS AP.

Summer Reading information for Lazar, MTHS, and MTHS AP Classes is available now. Lazar Math also available. Summer is a time to remember that reading a good book can be fun as well as informative. By encouraging students to read over the summer, we support the goal of creating lifelong readers. The One School One Book initiative promotes greater unity among students and a desire to be part of collaborative conversations. 

MTHS Graduates 255 at 51st Commencement Montville Township High School Graduated 255 students from the Class of 2022 at the 51st Annual Commencement Ceremony on June 23, 2022.

Class of 2022 Ceremony Was Held Outdoors in Mustang Stadium - Thursday, June 23, 2022, Montville Township High School’s Class of 2022 graduated outdoors in the Mustang Stadium. The procession of students, faculty and administrators stepped onto the field at 7:00 p.m. for the 51st Annual MTHS Commencement. MTHS Principal Douglas Sanford  presided over the event, introducing the honored guests, and addressing the Class of 2022 and their families.

MTHS Class of 2022 President to Attend the University of Notre Dame Filip Risteski President of the Montville Township High School Class of 2022 addressed his peers at the 51st Annual MTHS Commencement Ceremony.

In Student Speech to Graduates Filip Risteski Encouraged Classmates to “Live in the Moment, Not Waiting for it” - In his commencement speech, Filip Risteski encouraged his classmates to “Live in the moment,” and cautioned them to be careful about being “caught in the cycle of living as 2/7ths a person. Living only for two days of the seven each week.” Risteski, who served as the Montville Township High School Class of 2022 President, said his 2/7th theory came to him late one night while reading his math text book. During the speech Risteski also took a selfie from the stage with the Class of 2022. “I am so grateful to have been given the opportunity to share my story and my ideas with my graduating peers, the faculty, and parents at graduation.” Risteski recently wrote when asked what he would like others to know about him.  “I hope my words left people with a new perception to their lives.” A full transcript of his speech can be viewed at http://www.montville.net/News/mthsclassof2022presidentspeech 

MTHS SAC President to Attend PGA Professional Golf Management Program in North Carolina Daniel Arena, the Montville Township High School Class of 2022 Student Activities Council President, will be going into the PGA Professional Golf Management Program at the North Carolina State University in the fall.

In Speech to Graduates He Asked His Classmates to “Make Your Story A Great One” - Daniel Arena, the Montville Township High School Class of 2022 Student Activities Council President, will be going into the PGA Professional Golf Management Program at the North Carolina State University in the fall. "...make the story unforgettable. Make it legendary. Make it last generations. Make it be felt across the world. Make it change people, move people, inspire people. Make it help people and save people. Make it worth it. Make it everlasting. Make your story a great one," Arena said at the 2022 MTHS Commencement ceremony. See the full speech at: http://www.montville.net/News/mths2022sacspeech

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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.