ROXBURY, NJ (November 24, 2020) – November 13th was World Kindness Day, a day that celebrates communities coming together through acts of kindness, and here in Roxbury, we came together in a few different ways.

Roxbury is celebrated for many things, but not necessarily for its diversity. Locals explore how Roxbury has shaped them, and some good notes for our future.

ROXBURY, NJ (November 24, 2020) – Roxbury High School Project Graduation is holding a Shop ‘til you Drop Fundraiser now through December 4th. This is a great way to get a jump on or help you finish your holiday shopping!

ROXBURY, NJ (November 24, 2020) – Nixon Elementary School participated in Operation Gratitude’s Halloween Candy Give Back Program that donates excess Halloween candy to military and first responders. Students, staff, and families were able to drop off their donations on Friday, November 13th via a contactless system whereby candy could be placed in boxes outside the school. All candy had to be individually wrapped and in Ziploc bags.

ROXBURY, NJ (November 24, 2020) – The Early Act Club at Nixon Elementary School will be holding a Holiday Food and Toy Drive for Roxbury Social Services. They will be collecting food items and new unused toys for this holiday season.

ROXBURY, NJ (November 19, 2020) – Roxbury High School saw three seniors sign letters of intent on Wednesday, November 11th to continue their athletic careers at institutions of higher learning. Surrounded by only immediate family members and coaches due to COVID, baseball players Jack Findlay and Justin Bosland signed their D1 letters to attend the University of Notre Dame and Northeastern University next fall while Thomas Schulz signed on to continue his cross-country track and field career at Monmouth University.

ROXBURY, NJ (November 18, 2020) – Eisenhower Middle School announces the students who have earned High Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the first marking period of the 2020/2021 school year.

ROXBURY, NJ (November 13, 2020) – In an election year, students at Nixon Elementary School learned the importance of voting. The school held a building-wide mock election while learning about the voting process and how important casting their votes can be. Rather than voting for the candidates, Nixon teacher Rebecca Freeborn organized the mock election where the students voted for a charity and a donation would be made to the winning charity on behalf of the school.

A few questions for the holiday decoration fanatics of Roxbury: Do you have what it takes to be a master of the festive front yard? Will you risk the frustration of one bad bulb killing a string of 100 tiny lights?

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