• Student Engagement, Active Learning, and a Happy Halloween!

    Valley View students make storybook pumpkins - While writing book reports, second graders at Valley View got into the Halloween spirit. The students combined reading and Halloween to create pumpkin magic. The pumpkins represent a favorite storybook character

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  • MTHS accepts Rachel’s Challenge for kindness

    100+ students attended training & have launched a Chain Reaction - They have volunteered to inspire a kinder environment at school and beyond. “I thought it would be cool to get involved,” said junior, Nick Khalaf. "I want to start a Chain Reaction.”

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  • Discover MTHS

    Middle school students and families, grades 6 through 8, from all local schools are invited to attend - Experience all of the unique and valuable opportunities that abound at MTHS. A wide range and unique selection of courses and extracurricular activities awaits all students. Innovative choices such at our Science and Humanities Research Programs provide students of all interests with engaging opportunities to explore subjects more deeply. An array of athletic and arts programs are available, and Mustang spirit supports teams in the classroom as well as on the stage or field. No RSVP is necessary. See you Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

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  • Mustang Round-up

    Highlights from MTHS sports teams for the week of October 19 to 24 - Mustangs pulled out a hard-fought win at Homecoming with only 37 seconds left on the clock. Check out the stats and what's coming up this week in Mustang sports!

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  • A Letter from Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried

    I am writing to you about the incident involving Friday’s lock-down at the high school. It occurred when one of the high school panic buttons was accidentally activated. The signal from a panic button is relayed directly to the police. The panic button system is a new system to the district. Since its implementation, five alarms have been accidentally sounded. We have been working with the company to correct this button defect. On Friday the accidental alarm incident was quite different from the previous instances. Why was it different? I believe cell phones significantly contributed to the escalation. This is how Friday was different:

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  • LNN makes front page news

    Lazar News Network IS the news - On Friday October 24, 2014 Michael Izzo and Tanya Breen, of the Daily Record, arrived early at Lazar's LNN morning news station. The journalist and photographer were there to cover the daily news station's process. Their story, "Montville student-run news station gets the job done," is front page news.

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  • A Message From Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried

    This is a copy of the e-mail and voice mail sent by Dr. Paul Fried this afternoon in response to the accidental lock-down at MTHS at approximately 10:50 AM. This was an accidental alarm. All students and staff are safe.

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  • A message from Governor Chris Christie regarding the activation of a Statewide Ebola Preparedness Plan

    Governor Christie signed Executive Order 164 creating the Ebola Virus Disease Joint Response Team (EVD-JRT) that will direct and coordinate on all matters pertaining to New Jersey’s public health response. Christie administration officials, state agencies and departments will work in a coordinated manner to ensure health and safety.

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    SchoolMessenger System Test and Text Messaging Information

    On November 5, 2014 between 6PM and 7PM the district will send a test message... on November 3, 2014, the district will be enabling text message notifications...

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  • Montville’s Volleyball Team held “Dig Pink” game for Breast Cancer

    UPDATE October 20, 2014 - $720 was raised for Susan G. Komen. Both the Varsity and JV MTHS Girls Volleyball Teams shut out Chatham on Friday, October 17 at the "Dig Pink" fundraising match. The Mustangs collected $720 in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness month.

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  • MTHS Forensics placed well at NYC Invitational

    Mustangs excelled at 3-day competition - In Oratory: Natasha Dusaj, 6th; Noah Weinflash, Semi-finalist In Dramatic Interpretation: Claire Sullivan, Quarter-finalist In Extemp: Jay Sirot, Semi-finalist; Christopher Mayer, Semi-finalist In Congress: Pranav Kumar, Semi-finals In LD: James Min, Runoff

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  • Valley View Leads the Nation in “Exercise US” Program

    Montville PE teacher, Len Saunders, inspires students to get moving coast to coast - "Exercise US" is a ten-hour national exercise program. Fifteen-minute blocks of continuous movement break across the nation’s time zones like a wave of exercise.

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  • Robert R. Lazar Middle School morning news program to be featured on Emmy-winning Classroom Close-up, NJ

    Video students write, film, edit and anchor the news - The October 29 taping of LNN will mark the first opportunity Lazar Middle School has had to be featured on Classroom Close-up, NJ, and the fifth time, during the show’s twenty-one year history, Montville Township Public Schools have been filmed for the program.

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  • A letter from Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried regarding national health issues

    The U. S. Department of Education, The National Public Engagement Team, & The Center for Disease Control have asked that links and information be shared with school communities. Please read this for important links regarding EV-D68, Ebola, the flu, and other health issues related to the stress of viruses.

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  • From the U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan & the U. S. Department of Education regarding national health issues

    This week Secretary Duncan asked superintendents across the country to share links and information with school communities. Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried issued a letter Oct. 16 with those links. Additional information was also included in the Secretary's e-mail.

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Featured Organizations MEF
The Montville Educational Foundation's (MEF) mission is to enhance the quality of education by fostering and promoting innovative approaches for excellence in education. The MEF is a private, non-profit, non-political organization with 100% of the funds they raise used to fulfill grants for faculty whose innovative ideas require additional funding to come to fruition.

NJSBA
The New Jersey School Boards Association, a federation of boards of education, provides training, advocacy and support to advance public education and the achievement of all students through effective governance.

NJSBA Parent Connections
The NJSBA's Parent Connections will serve as a resource to parents so that they can be better informed on educational topics such as school governance, funding, testing, school choice and others.

NJSBA School Board Notes
School Board Notes, published online each week, provides school board members with timely information about legislation, state board action, court decisions, local and county school board activities, and NJSBA events.