The owners of the former Ledgewood Mall received township approval this week to begin demolishing the former Macy’s store, the first step in their long-awaited plan to convert the failed mall into the new Shops at Ledgewood Commons shopping center.
The Roxbury Township Police Department is assisting Roxbury Social Services in hosting a Township Thanksgiving Food Drive. Throughout November Roxbury residents will have the opportunity to donate nonperishable items at the police department.
Aiden Mulholland, a 4th grader at Franklin School, has been selected to be a member of the USA Sport Stacking team. This team is made up of the top Sport Stackers in the United States and will represent our country in upcoming tournaments and the 2018 WSSA World Sport Stacking Championships in Orlando, Florida in April of 2018.
Help support the Roxbury High School Mini-THON as they raise funds towards pediatric cancer research and medical bills through Four Diamonds! There are two upcoming events that you can easily take part in!
The Roxbury Board of Education held its October Board of Education meeting on Monday, October 16th in the Lincoln/Roosevelt Auditorium.
The Roxbury public had a chance to come out and meet the board of education candidates last night at Lincoln/Roosevelt School. This event, sponsored by the LRS PTO allowed the four candidates running for three, three-year terms for the Roxbury Board of Education to debate questions from the general public and by the moderator, Michelle Bobrow, from the League of Women Voters of NJ.
The past two weeks have been busy for Laura Richards’ Careers with Children class at Roxbury High School. Beginning with a special visitor last week.
Julie Barros from the Morris and Sussex New Jersey Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) organization came to speak to the students on October 12th and 13th. She explained how CASA provides children who are receiving services from the Division of Child Protection and Permanency with a voice in the court system.
Barros shared stories, explained other relevant career options, and detailed the information about the importance of child advocacy.
“Students were very touched by the impact of the CASA organization and the loving dedication of its volunteers,” shared Richards.
Students then had an opportunity and privilege of visiting the Goddard School in Randolph on October 17th and 18th. There they were able to observe how teachers communicate and meet the needs of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Richards added, “The Goddard School warmly welcomed the high school students and arranged for a classroom observational visit with a chance for the students to interview the teaching staff. The students were very excited to see the compassionate enthusiasm of their teaching staff and operational excellence of the school.”
The students were also shown the Goddard School’s extensive garden and outdoor classroom which allows teachers to engage their classes in STEM activities while introducing life skills.