Press Releases

Special Dec. 1 Freeholder Meeting

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A special meeting of the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders is scheduled to take place on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 at 7 p.m. on the Fifth Floor of the Administration and Records Building on 10 Court Street in Morristown, New Jersey.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the status of healthcare insurance provider contracts and, as it pertains to contracts and litigation, to discuss the status of Solar II litigation.

While the public is invited to attend the open public portion of this meeting, the meeting is primarily for executive session.

NJ Transit's Prospect Street Bridge in Dover Closed

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The NJ Transit Prospect Street Bridge in the town of Dover will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic immediately and a detour route will be signed and in effect until further notice.

The town of Dover is actively alerting affected residents and businesses, and both the town and the county will provide new information as soon as it is available from NJ Transit.

School of Technology Share Time Information Session for High School Students

The Morris County School of Technology, 400 Main St. in Denville, will be holding an Information Session for their Share Time High School Programs on Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria of Building One.

Students in 10th and 11th grade and their parents are encouraged to attend to learn about the application process, admissions criteria and tour the facilities.

In the Share Time program, high school students are provided the opportunity to receive daily career and technical training as part of their junior and/or senior high school program. Academic subjects are taken at the home school and students are transported to Morris County School of Technology, 400 Main St. in Denville, for specialized half day career and technical training.

The Morris County School of Technology offers 15 share time programs. They are Auto Body Collision Repair, Fundamentals of Auto Body Collision Repair, Automotive Service Technology, Fundamentals of Automotive Service Technology, Carpentry, Fundamentals of Building Construction, Fundamentals of Building & Grounds Maintenance, Fundamentals of Food Services, Fundamentals of Retail & Supermarket Careers, Engineering Design and Advanced Manufacturing, Computer Aided Design and Drafting, Cosmetology, Electrical Trades, Plumbing and Pipefitting, and Welding.

The Engineering Design and Advanced Manufacturing course is offered in partnership with County College of Morris. Fundamentals courses are special class programs with modified curriculum and a maximum teacher-student ratio of 1:10.

For additional information, call the Morris County School of Technology at 973-627-4600 ext. 277.

The Morris County Vocational School District offers programs for Morris County high school students, including Career Academies, Share Time Programs, Share Time Programs for students with Special Needs and Adult Education programs.


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