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Mendham Township Middle School Presents Dear Edwina Jr. This Thursday, March 8th Through Saturday, March 10th

By: Roxy on 03/5/12 @ 8:28 am

The Mendham Township Middle School and the Mendham Township Recreation Department are pleased to present Dear Edwina Jr., a musical about the joys of growing up. Edwina Spoonapple is an advice-giver extraordinaire who stages “The Dear Edwina Show” every Sunday afternoon from her garage. She gives advice through songs on topics such as [...]




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 [...]




London’s First Chance at the Mendham Township Middle School Play: Dear Edwina Jr. Coming in March 2012

By: Roxy on 01/3/12 @ 3:03 pm

This afternoon, London and her Mendham Township Middle School classmates are meeting to learn about auditions for this year’s school play, Dear Edwina Jr.
According to Wikipedia, Dear Edwina is a musical by Zina Goldrich (music) and Marcy Heisler (book and lyrics). A children’s one-hour musical, it concerns a young girl who gives her neighborhood friends [...]




Get Out and Vote FOR the Mendham Township School District 2010-2011 Budget on Tuesday April 20th

By: Roxy on 04/19/10 @ 10:10 am

Mendham Township School Budget and Board of Education elections are on Tuesday April 20th. Please make sure your vote is counted by voting at either the Ralston or Brookside Firehouses. Middle School students want their voices to be heard on the question of whether gum can be chewed in school so take them with you [...]




London and Maddie Read to Feed at Mendham Township Elementary School

By: Roxy on 02/21/10 @ 3:38 pm

The Tiger Leaders at Mendham Township Elementary School have organized their fellow students to “Read to Feed” to raise money for Heifer International.  Until March 17th, 2010, London will be reading as many pages as they can, and have raised $120 in pledges from our family sponsors… enough to buy a Gift of a Goat [...]




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. [...]




Mendham Harvest Hustle 5k Race Coming Up On Saturday, October 3, 2009

By: Roxy on 10/1/09 @ 5:57 pm

Come out and set the course record this Saturday, October 3rd, at the first annual Mendham Harvest Hustle 5k Race, dedicated in thankful and loving memory to Sergeant Richard Morales. The sanctioned and certified course winds through historic Mendham Borough.  The children’s events include a 1k run and dashes.  After the race, “Catch the Wave” [...]




London and Maddie Recommend… Mendham Extended Day Program for Before and After School Care at Mendham Township Elementary School and Mendham Borough Hilltop School

By: Roxy on 08/31/09 @ 12:52 pm

I just hung up the phone with one of Maddie and London’s favorite people… Andrea Castiglione (aka “Mrs. C”) of Mendham Extended Day Program.  We all met Mrs. C. back in February when Rex and I moved our investment banking practice into another firm and began commuting more regularly into New York City.  As a mom, [...]




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 [...]




For Those Who Always Rock, We Salute You!

By: Roxy on 04/30/09 @ 10:26 pm

It is bedtime here in the Roxiticus Valley, but not before I dash off a quick post saluting two terrific teachers, Mrs. Bizzarro and Mrs. Picerno, who presented an amazing Art & Poetry Night at Mendham Township Elementary School.
Since Rex was flying home from Washington, DC tonight, he missed out on all the fun. There [...]