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Morris Schools Superintendent Announces Retirement

Morris Schools Superintendent Announces Retirement

Dr. Thomas Ficarra publicly announced Monday night his final day will be Oct. 1 after 12 years as district's leader.
Morristown Grad Receives ‘Hickory Tree’ Scholarship for Musical Education

Morristown Grad Receives ‘Hickory Tree’ Scholarship for Musical Education

Katherine Merwin will take an extra $1K in education tuition with her to Boston University.
Colonial Celebration: Morristown Graduates Class of 2014

Colonial Celebration: Morristown Graduates Class of 2014

Mennen Arena hosts Morristown High School ceremony, sends off hundreds to college and the workforce.
Morristown Teen 'Reaches for the Stars,' Makes Good on Design Challenge

Morristown Teen 'Reaches for the Stars,' Makes Good on Design Challenge

Sam Panko put his art skills to work by recreating logo he designed in 3rd grade for Sussex Avenue School in mural format.
6 Morristown Natives Graduate Delbarton School

6 Morristown Natives Graduate Delbarton School

Class of 2014 had 129 graduates receive diplomas on June 1.
College-Bound Morristown Students Win $5K Scholarships

College-Bound Morristown Students Win $5K Scholarships

Three seniors awarded funds from 200 Club of Morris County.
Are Teen ‘Sexting’ Penalties at School Too Lax?

Are Teen ‘Sexting’ Penalties at School Too Lax?

School districts in New Jersey have given students extra time to delete nude photos rather than involve police.
Morristown Student Wins Spirit of a Hero Scholarship Award

Morristown Student Wins Spirit of a Hero Scholarship Award

First Lady Christie awarded scholarships at May 22 ceremony.
Frelinghuysen Students Celebrate Arbor Day With Cherry Tree Planting

Frelinghuysen Students Celebrate Arbor Day With Cherry Tree Planting

Middle School teams up with utility provider JCP&L on Arbor Day.
2.3% Hike in State Aid Announced for Morris School District

2.3% Hike in State Aid Announced for Morris School District

Each district in New Jersey received increase under largest school aid budget in state history.
Should Virtual Classes Replace Snow Days in New Jersey?

Should Virtual Classes Replace Snow Days in New Jersey?

Online learning yet to be recognized by state as replacement for in-school session.
Morris Students' Unmanned Sailboat Lands in France 442 Days Later

Morris Students' Unmanned Sailboat Lands in France 442 Days Later

A GPS-monitored sailing vessel set adrift by Morristown-Beard students in December 2012 was found this week by an English fisherman.
2-Hour Delayed Opening For Local Schools Tuesday

2-Hour Delayed Opening For Local Schools Tuesday

First time classes have been in session since Feb. 12.
2-Hour Delayed Opening for Morris Schools Friday

2-Hour Delayed Opening for Morris Schools Friday

This will be the sixth school day in the last 10 altered by weather.
Nor'easter Closes Local Schools Thursday

Nor'easter Closes Local Schools Thursday

Storm expected to bring a foot of snow to the area.
3 Administrators Take New Positions in Morris School District

3 Administrators Take New Positions in Morris School District

Board of education appoints director of curriculum, leaders of school buildings.
Morris Schools Cut Long Weekend to Make Up Snow Days

Morris Schools Cut Long Weekend to Make Up Snow Days

Tuesday, Feb. 18 will be full school day after board of education amends calendar Monday night.
Snow Days Gone for Morris Schools, No Plan Yet on Possible Make Up Time

Snow Days Gone for Morris Schools, No Plan Yet on Possible Make Up Time

Wednesday marked district's fifth and final allotted inclement weather day.
Snowstorm Closes Morris School District Wednesday

Snowstorm Closes Morris School District Wednesday

No school for the second time in three days this week.