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Back to the Drawing Board: Mendham Township Superintendent Kris Harrison Moves On at End of June 2012

By: Roxy on 02/14/12 @ 7:22 pm

Yesterday, I received the following eBlast from the Mendham Township Board of Education:
“It is with regret that the Board of Education informs you that Kristopher Harrison has notified us of his intent to end his tenure as superintendent of schools at the conclusion of the 2011-2012 school year. It is his desire to pursue [...]

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On Thanksgiving: A Thank You Note to Every Mendham Township Taxpayer

By: Roxy on 11/25/09 @ 8:13 pm

We’ve started our Thanksgiving weekend, and in addition to the usual reasons we give thanks (family, friends, good health), I would like to say thank you to every Mendham Township Taxpayer, whether or not you voted to pass the 2009-10 school budget, for contributing to the school programs that benefit my children, London and Maddie. [...]

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Swine Flu Alert from Kris Harrison, Superintendent of Mendham Township Schools

By: Roxy on 05/2/09 @ 9:44 pm

Oh, for Pete’s sake… maybe I’m one of those people who buries my head in the sand, but I truly believed that, despite the media hype, I didn’t really have to worry about swine flu.  Now I have a letter from our school district superintendent that tells me there have been at least 5 cases [...]

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Important Dates for the Mendham Township School District

By: Roxy on 04/12/09 @ 9:11 pm

Presentation of 2009-2010 School Budget:  Wednesday, April 15th
On Wednesday, April 15th there will be two opportunities to hear Superintendent Kristopher Harrison discuss the 2009-2010 budget before voting day on April 21st.
Date: Wednesday April 15th, 2009
Time: 9.30am Meeting
Location: Elementary School Staff Development Room
Superintendent Kristopher Harrison and Business Administrator Pam Ranco will present the 2009-2010 School Budget
Date: [...]

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Mendham Township Elementary School Has A New Principal… Welcome Cara Allen

By: Roxy on 01/21/09 @ 8:56 pm

London and Maddie brought home the following Mendham Township Elementary School Principal Update in their backpack mail today, January 21, 2009:
“Dear Parents and Guardians,
In an effort to identify the very best leader for Mendham Township Elementary School, an extremely thorough process was conducted, which included interviews with administration and with a committee that was representative [...]

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Mendham Township Superintendent of Schools Kristopher Harrison Provides Encouraging Update on Elementary School Principal Search; Catherine Mozak Appointed Interim Principal

By: Roxy on 12/12/08 @ 9:21 am

London and Maddie brought home the following good news in their backpack mail from Mendham Township Superintendent of Schools Kristopher Harrison:
RE:  Mendham Township Elementary School Principal Update
Dear MTES Community,
The search is currently underway to identify the next leader of Mendham Township Elementary School.  The community of Mendham Township is very fortunate to have had a large number [...]

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Short Report from the Mendham Township School Board Work Session Meeting Tonight — Tuesday, November 18, 2008

By: Roxy on 11/18/08 @ 11:02 pm

At the Mendham Township Home and School Association (HSA) meeting following Elementary School Principal Michael Craver’s resignation, School Board President Mark Ford urged interested parents, “If you want to know what’s going on with the School Board, what issues we’re addressing, go to the School Board meetings.  They’re open to the public.”  Before tonight, I [...]

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Mendham Township Elementary Principal Job Posting from the Star-Ledger (NJ.com)

By: Roxy on 11/13/08 @ 10:22 pm

As Mendham Township School Board President Mark Ford discussed at last week’s HSA meeting, the recruitment ad for our new principal was posted in the Star-Ledger and on NJ.com.  The job description is pretty basic, but it doesn’t really get to the heart of what we are really hoping for in a new principal for our children’s elementary [...]

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Roxy’s Report from the Mendham Township Home & School Association Meeting on Elementary School Principal Transition and Recruitment

By: Roxy on 11/5/08 @ 9:36 pm

Since we received the news on Halloween that our Mendham Township Elementary School Principal Michael Craver had resigned suddenly, there’s been a great deal of concern and discussion among local parents, both about the reasons behind his departure, and the transition process. The leaders of our Home & School Association reacted quickly to our concerns, [...]

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No Answers on Principal Michael Craver’s Resignation from Mendham Township Elementary School, but a Few Sad Thoughts After Roxy’s Parent-Teacher Conferences

By: Roxy on 11/3/08 @ 8:31 pm

Rex and I were over at Mendham Township Elementary School this afternoon for our parent-teacher conferences about London and Maddie’s progress….the part of the conference that focused on my girls was excellent.  Rex and I feel confident that both London and Maddie have the best teachers MTES has to offer; our girls excel at reading, writing [...]

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Mendham Township Elementary School Principal Michael Craver Resigns

By: Roxy on 10/31/08 @ 8:29 pm

It started with rumors whispered at the Mendham Township Elementary School Halloween Parade this afternoon, and I confirmed it with Principal Craver himself after the parade. Mendham Township Elementary School Principal Michael Craver has resigned. He intends to pursue a doctoral program that will lead to greater opportunities within education in the future.
I’m disappointed to [...]

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Rex and Roxy Attended Our First Mendham Township School Board Meeting Last Night to Welcome New Superintendent of Schools Kristopher Harrison

By: Roxy on 09/24/08 @ 5:07 pm

Last week, London and Maddie came home with a memo in their “backpack mail” announcing the good news that the Mendham Township Board of Education has hired a new Superintendent of Schools. Mr. Kristopher Harrison will join us on November 16th, directly from the South Orange/Maplewood School District, a district with over 5, 000 students, [...]

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Mendham Township School District Welcomes New Superintendent Kristopher Harrison

By: Roxy on 09/18/08 @ 9:27 am

Last night, London and Maddie came home with the following exciting memo from the Mendham Township Board of Education in their “backpack mail”:
In the Spring of 2008, the [Mendham Township] Board of Education embarked on a mission to hire a new superintendent. At that time, we solicited input from the community, faculty and staff to [...]

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