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January 23, 2015

Valley View 4th & 5th Graders Performed Winter Concert for Peers and Families

Through music, Fourth and Fifth grade students at Valley View Elementary School in Montville, New Jersey, have spent some time this January celebrating winter. On Wednesday, January 14, 2015 one hundred and twenty upperclassmen presented an in-school assembly for three hundred preschool through third grade students. VV wc 5 466 copyThe assembly served as a both a dress rehearsal for the Winter Concert, scheduled for parents and family the following morning, and an opportunity for the student musicians to entertain their peers.

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Junior Creates Winning Cover Art for Montville High’s “Program of Studies”

Cover artMontville Township High School (MTHS) artist, Lianne Pflug, was awarded the cover of the MTHS “Program of Studies.”Pflug, a junior in Joanne Zoppo’s Advanced Placement (AP) Art class, submitted her design to the 2nd Annual “Program of Studies” Cover Design competition. Her artwork was chosen from over a dozen advanced Visual Art student entries. The “Program of Studies” is an on-line publication. The cover design artwork serves as the graphic icon that links the entire educational community to the guide. Being awarded the cover of the “Program of Studies” is a high-profile honor. The “Program of Studies” provides an educational smorgasbord of opportunities for learning and growth.

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Montville Staff and Students Say Goodbye to Bailey, Seeing Eye Dog

As school reopened on Monday, Jan. 5, students at Cedar Hill Elementary School gathered to bid farewell to Bailey, the 15th Seeing Eye dog trained at the Towaco school. School Nurse Bonnie DiCola runs the Seeing Eye Dog training program at the Montville Township Public School. For more than 14 years, DiCola and the Cedar Hill staff and students have worked together to train puppies as service dogs.

According to Jill Jaycox, an area coordinator of Puppy Development for The Seeing Eye, DiCola is the only Seeing Eye trainer who takes the dogs to school.

010715-nn-cedardog"My dogs are well-trained service dogs," DiCola said, "because they are working all the time. Every day, here at school with the children, the dogs learn how to listen and take commands. Our dogs are docile. There are a lot of distractions, but, you can see, the dog knows what to do. And the children know what to do. They love the dogs, and the dogs take care of the children."

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January 20, 2015

Stuff The Bus!

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Hearts of Hope for Homeless Bus

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January 19, 2015

Rails Steakhouse is Officially Open!

RailsSteakHouseRails Steakhouse is Morris County’s newest upscale yet casual steakhouse located in the heart of Montville Township, New Jersey, in the picturesque town of Towaco. Named for its proximity to the Towaco train station, Rails is truly a destination unto itself. RailsSteakhouse1It is a more than a quality steakhouse featuring a varied, succulent and seasonal menu coupled with exceptional service. Rails Steakhouse features three levels of a variety of indoor and outdoor dining areas and terraces as well as multiple private dining options perfect for a wide variety of events.

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Little Mustangs Pre-school at Montville High for Ages 3-5

The Little Mustangs Preschool, hosted by Montville Township High School (MTHS) teacher, Brenda Pre schoolSmith, and the MTHS Child Development classes, is now accepting applications from area families for the spring semester. Little Mustangs Preschool opens Tuesday, February 17, 2015.  Classes are held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:30AM to 1:45PM. Little Mustang Pre-school classes are held from February through June. Children who are three to five years-old, and are Montville, Towaco or Pine Brook residents, are eligible. In order to attend, children must be potty trained. The cost for the entire four-month session is $50.00. The Little Mustangs Preschool is housed in MTHS and is an vibrant part of the Montville Township Public School community and the MTHS Child Development classes. MTHS is located at 100 Horseneck Road in Montville, New Jersey. Please email Brenda.smith@montville.net for information and an application.

Montville Superintendent Held World Language Town Meeting

World 1On Thursday, January 8, 2015, Dr. Paul Fried, Superintendent of the Montville Township Public Schools held a Town Meeting in the Montville Township High School (MTHS) cafeteria. The subject of the meeting was World Language. Despite the below freezing temperatures, almost 70 students, parents, and faculty, including supervisors, teachers and administrators, attended Fried’s Town Meeting. At the top of the discussion Fried explained that he invited the community to the Town Meeting in order to discuss World Language.

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Montville Township Kindergarten Registration Opens Monday, January 19

Kindergarten Registration for Montville Township Public Schools’ 2015-2016 school year will open Kindergarten on Monday, January 19, 2015. Parents must complete both On-Line Registration and In-Person Registration for each child attending Kindergarten. At In-Person Registration parents must also present four Proofs of Residency, the child’s raised seal birth certificate, and several other documents. Instructions and details regarding Kindergarten Registration can be found on-line at http://www.montville.net/domain/4.  All residents of Montville, Pine Brook and Towaco, New Jersey, whose children have reached the age of five on or before October 1, 2015, are encouraged to register students beginning Monday, January 19, for September enrollment.

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January 15, 2015

Montville Broncos Boys Travel Teams Heat Up The Holidays!

SoccerThe winter travel basketball season is underway and boys from Montville are enjoying some early season success.  The 7th grade boys led things off by going 6-0 on their way to a third straight Wayne PAL Thanksgiving Shootout championship.  The 7th graders won all of their pool play games by double digits before knocking off Wayne PAL and Randolph by double digits in the quarters and semis.  They met up with rival Ridgewood Rainmakers in a re-match of the 2014 NJJBL final and again the Montville boys came out on top 65-62. After a successful start to the regular season in the Wayne, Hoop Heaven and NJJBL winter leagues, attention then shifted to tournament play for the annual holiday events. 

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January 14, 2015

Montville Chamber Hosting An Info/Networking Luncheon

Montville Township Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Info/Networking Luncheon from 12:00PM to Chamber logo2:00PM at II Michelangelo Restaurant & Lounge at 91 Elcock Ave., Boonton, NJ on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. This month we welcome speaker Kris Scelba of SGW Integrated Marketing Communications discussing the topic “Social Media In Business”. Bring your business cards and network with members of the local business community. Cost to Members is $20.00 and Non-Members is $25.00. Please go to the Chamber website @ www.montvillechamber.org to register. PayPal is accepted or call the Chamber office (973)263-3310.

Small Pine Brook Law Firm Seeks Part-Time Secretary

Business_SecretaryHave you worked as an executive/legal secretary for at least five years and are ready for a change in 2015? Do you live in or near Montville Township and wish you could find a job with a shorter commute so you could spend your non-work hours enjoying your life?  Are you ready for a fast-paced law firm that will challenge you to grow, learn new skills and be productive so the day flies by? Find out how to apply here  Download Administrative Assistant.

January 12, 2015

Montville Students Collect PJs And Send Books

Pj driveHilldale Elementary School participated in the Scholastic Pajama Drive. The drive was coordinated by Kelly Frost, a second-grade teacher. Students and staff of Montville Township public school donated 157 pairs of new pajamas to the book publisher’s Pajama Drive. This is Hilldale’s third year of participation. To read more on this story, click the link below.

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MONTVILLE TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS “NJ's Colonial Architecture in 100 Buildings”

Mont pic“NJ's Colonial Architecture in 100 Buildings” is the subject of the next “Glimpses of the Past Lecture Series” at the Montville Township Historical Society’s program, January 12 (Monday), 7:30 p.m. in the Montville Township Senior House, 356 Main, Montville.  This audio visual program will be presented by David Veasey, who has been a journalist and reporter for newspapers, such as The New York Times and Herald News. He has also authored books such as “Guarding New Jersey's Shore: Lighthouses and Life-Saving Stations”, “New Jersey: Then and Now”, and “New Jersey’s Colonial Architecture Told in 100 Buildings”. This last book helped commerate New Jersey’s 350th birthday last year.

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Montville School Launches Legacy Student Newspaper

Lazar legacy copyStudents and teachers work to bring newspaper back to middle school after ten years in Montville, New Jersey. Local news is a legacy that many communities have lost. But at  the Robert R. Lazar Middle School in Montville, New Jersey, the legacy of local news is back. In December, the Lazar Legacy launched as the Montville middle school’s newspaper of record.“It’s been almost ten years since Lazar had its own student newspaper,” explained sixth grade social studies teacher, and Newspaper Club advisor, Meghan Shaw. “The students in the Lazar Newspaper Club are extremely excited and proud of their first issue.” Funding for the printing of the Legacy’s inaugural issue was provided by the Lazar Parent Teacher Council (PTC).

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An American Girl Doll Café for Daughters, Dolls and Moms

American girlA  lovely luncheon benefits Montville Township High School Class of 2016 in Montville, New Jersey. It’s a day of fun for the girls. And all the girls -- American Girl Dolls, girls, and moms – are invited.   On Saturday, February 21, 2015, the Montville Township High School [MTHS] Class of 2016 will host the 3rd Annual American Girl Doll Café. The popular benefit brunch traditionally sells out early. Tickets are on sale now and will be available until February 14 or until every seat is sold.  Over 140 girls and their dolls and moms attended last year. This year, in order to meet the growing demand, the MTHS Class of 2016 has increased the number of seatings from three to four. About 40 girls and their dolls and moms can attend each seating.

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MUDD 2015 - The 3rd Annual Montville Ceramics Invitational

 PotteryMontville Township High School [MTHS] will host MUDD 2015, the 3rd Annual All Ceramics Invitational Exhibition, on the evening of Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Over thirty ceramic pieces by extraordinary student artists will be on exhibit at MUDD 2015. More than two dozen artists from many area high schools will compete for top prizes in a variety of categories. 

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Bailey, Cedar Hill’s 15th Seeing Eye Dog, Makes Way For New Puppy

School nurse will work with elementary students to train 16th service dog in Montville, New BaileyJersey. As school reopened on Monday, January 5, 2015, students at Cedar Hill Elementary School gathered to bid farewell to Bailey, the fifteenth Seeing Eye Dog trained at the Towaco, New Jersey school. School Nurse, Bonnie DiCola, runs the Seeing Eye Dog training program at the Montville Township Public School. For over fourteen years DiCola and the Cedar Hill staff and students have worked together to train puppies as service dogs.

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Montville’s Integrated Pre-School Offers Tour of Innovative Program

  Mont22An open house will be held February 26, 2015 in Montville, New Jersey–Innovative pre-school classes are part of the unique child-centered education of the Montville Township Public Schools. Housed in the district’s Valley View Elementary School, Montville’s integrated pre-school curriculum is designed to promote the academic, social, emotional and language development of every child. An Open House is scheduled for Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

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January 07, 2015

Montville’s Red Ribbon Week poster winners

Seven Valley View students in Montville - from left: (bottom row) Cynthia Daili, Samantha Kramer, and Audrey Liu; (top row) Gianna Grillo, Ava Failla, Riya Jain and Sophia Dulligan - received first-place 121014-nn-redribbon awards in the district-wide Red Ribbon Week poster competition. The Red Ribbon program focuses on character development among school-age children. The students were asked to creatively design posters that dealt with themes such as bullying, alcohol and drug prevention.

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December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas from OurMontville.com!

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