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To lessen the burden of Morristown High School alumni repaying college or trade school student loans, the Morris Educational Foundation is accepting online applications for the Myles Smiled on You Award. Now through Tuesday, October 31, all Morristown High School graduates can apply for the secondary education loan reduction award created in memory of 2013 MHS graduate, Myles Mislavsky. In November 2023, at least five awards of $5,000 each will be presented to alumni. Apply today!

Imagine the Possibilities if we surround each of our 5,700 students with a $180 dollar pledge. Just $1 a day for every day of the school year for every student would equal over $1 million in resources and funding. Join a growing list of donors, friends, alumni and supporters and Commit to 180!

Check out the Fall 2023 edition of The District Newsletter, a joint publication with the MEF, the Morris School District and Morristown Colonial Nation. Enjoy all the fantastic highlights and accolades from the 2022-23 school year.

The MEF is proud to have awarded $199,450 in grants and programs to the Morris School District in the 2022-2023 school year. The MEF worked in partnership with the District to provide funding and in-kind donations for a variety of academic, enrichment, and social-emotional wellness initiatives not covered by the school budget or tax dollars.

Twenty-eight grants were awarded throughout the course of the 2022-2023 school year supporting the academic pursuits of all 5,700 students, in all ten schools. Click the headline to view the full list of grants awarded.

The MEF is proud to have awarded over $359,000 in scholarships to 26 outstanding Morristown High School seniors to support their academic pursuits. Thanks to local organizations, alumni and individuals, the MEF can provide support to ease their financial burden while they achieve their dreams in college and beyond. Click to view the full list of present and past award winners and their post-graduate plans.

Learn more about the colleges, universities and other post-graduate plans for the class of 2023.

To encourage Morris School District students to get excited and involved with STEM at a young age, the Morris Educational Foundation announced it will continue to fund this spring’s Elementary Science Days by providing a $35,000 grant. The MEF was able to fund this engaging day of learning in partnership with local corporate sponsors Lanca Sales, Longo Electrical-Mechanical Inc., WSP, Arxada and OLI Systems.

Show your appreciation to MSD teachers and staff by sending personalized Teacher Tributes! With your tax-deductible donation, your honoree will receive a personalized certificate with your message to display.

As the end of the school year approaches, the students of the class of 2023 deserve recognition for their accomplishments. To celebrate students' achievements, the MEF is proud to continue the tradition of “Senior Signs” for your graduating seniors and 8th graders and will gift all graduates with a sign at no cost to families.

The MEF is currently accepting online scholarship applications from MHS seniors through April 1. This year, the MEF is awarding 25 scholarships to Morristown High School seniors that total more than $350,000 funded by alumni, individuals and foundations.

Scholarships are available for every student – from funding for those pursuing careers in STEM, education or business, to commendable student-athletes or passionate seniors who demonstrate a commitment to their community.