After the historic unification of Morristown and Morris Township schools to promote racial integration in 1972, the Morris School District was called "The Lighthouse" to be a beacon for inspiration.
Join the District and the Morris Educational Foundation to commemorate this landmark decision with events open to the public October 1 and 2 to Explore the Past, Meet the Present and Hope for the Future.
To lessen the burden of Morristown High School alumni repaying college or trade school student loans, the Morris Educational Foundation opened online applications for the Myles Smiled on You Award. Now through Monday, 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.
Learn more about the colleges, universities and other post-graduate plans for the class of 2022.
After 60 years of service to the Morris School District, Ann Rhines retired from the BOE in December 2021. In celebration of teachers and to recognize Ann's legacy, The Ann Rhines Fund for Teaching was announced where $100,000 will be used to recruit and retain top teachers.
Recognize the creative and dedicated Morris School District Heroes who make a difference in our children's lives with a Teacher Tribute! With your tax-deductible donation, your honoree will receive a personalized certificate with your message.
On Sunday May 8th, longtime Morris Educational Foundation supporter and Morristown resident, Kevin McNally, is embarking on a lifelong goal to ride his bike across the country. As Kevin pedals across the USA, it is the McNally's hope to collectively raise additional funds for The Capt. Brian J. McNally USMC Scholarship through the Morris Educational Foundation to honor the life of Morristown High School Alumnus, Capt. Brian J. McNally USMC.
Attend a special presentation by Guest Speaker Duncan Kirkland entitled Social Media vs Self Confidence. In this talk, he helps parents and students to understand that most social media is altered and that their value is not correlated to how many likes they get.
After 60 years of service to the Morris School District as an educator, volunteer, and Board of Education member, Ann Rhines retired from the BOE in December 2021. In celebration of teachers and to recognize Ann's legacy, The Morris School District, the Morris Educational Foundation and Morristown Colonial Nation held a tribute and event to honor her impact: An Opus - Celebrating Ann B. Rhines!
As the end of another school year approaches, the graduating students of the class of 2022 deserve recognition for their dedication, persistence and resilience. To celebrate these students’ achievements, the Morris Educational Foundation will gift Morristown High School and Frelinghuysen Middle School graduates with a Senior Sign at no cost to families for the third consecutive year.
The MEF is currently accepting online scholarship applications from MHS seniors through April 1. This year, the MEF is awarding 28 scholarships to Morristown High School seniors that total more than $370,000 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.