Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Students were safely brought to the high school while bomb squad investigated.
Police and fire officials were on the scene of the Robert R. Lazar Middle School Monday morning where officials said a written bomb threat was called in as the students were beginning lunch. Montville Township Police Capt. Rudy Appelmann said the call about the threat came in just after 11 a.m. Police and school officials followed protocols, Appelman said, and as a precaution, the school was evacuated. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Paul Fried said all of the students were safe after first being brought to the Montville Community Park and then Montville Township High School. "The high school administration has been very cooperative," he said. Fried said he had received a call from Principal Sharon Carr about the threat and had immediately …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Lazar students honored for demonstrating positive behaviors.
Wednesday, January 23
Several Robert R. Lazar School students were honored as Students of the Month for January, according to Neighbor News. The students were celebrated for showing positive behavior characteristics including motvation, scholarship, enthusiasm, effort and more. Teachers and staff members select a group of students each month to be honored. To read students' names who were honored, check out the Neighbor News article here.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Meeting was first of two to discuss the topic.
The Montville Township High School cafeteria was filled with parents, as well as some teachers and students on Tuesday night as a special public meeting was held before the board of education meeting to discuss homework in the district. Jackie Ritschel, chairwoman of the board’s curriculum and instruction committee that ran the meeting, said the district has been receiving an increasing number of questions regarding the quality, quantity and equity of homework since Montville residents viewed a private screening of the documentary “Race to Nowhere” in November. The documentary takes a look at the negative impact the educational system can have on students and their families. “Jackie and the committee felt it was very important to have an …