MSD Community Update for May 24
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MHS Spring Track Crowned Skyland Conference Champions!
For the first time since 1986, the Manville Mustangs Track and Field Team won the Skyland Conference Divisional Championship! This is an incredible accomplishment for our team! The team was led by Professor Ceo, who came in second on the High Jump with a mark of 6’0, and Rian Sanders, who came in third on the Discus with a throw of 136-8. It was a GREAT day to be a Mustang!
Congratulations to our Board of Education Members!
Last week, the Somerset County School Boards Association honored Board of Education President Jeanne Lombardino and Mrs. Kelly Harabin for earning Certified Board Member Status. This honor is for Board of Education members who have completed training and encompass a firm foundation in the essential governance skills needed to carry out their responsibilities. Mrs. Lombardino was also honored for serving Manville on the Board of Education for 15 years. Congratulations!
Are you interested in becoming a Board of Education member? Visit How to be a School Board Member to learn more.
Extended Memorial Day Weekend Break
Due to the mild weather this past winter, we did not use the two inclement weather days built into the 2022-2023 School District Calendar. This means that the two unused inclement weather days will be added to Memorial Day Weekend. All Manville Schools will be closed on Friday, May 26, through Tuesday, May 30. School will resume on Wednesday, May 31. We hope that everyone enjoys the extended holiday weekend!
Are you interested in a career in education? Manville School District hiring for several positions including:
- Administrative staff
- Maintenance/custodial staff
- Classroom substitutes
- Substitute custodians
Coming Up for Manville Schools
May 24, 7-8:30 p.m. ABIS Spring Concert
May 25, 7-9 p.m. MHS Spring Concert
May 26, 29, 30 No School
Follow Our Schools on Social Media
Join the Manville High School Marching Band at the Memorial Day Parade!
YOUth Tell Us: Mental Health Event
The Somerset County Department of Human Services is proud to present an upcoming event for youth in celebration of May as Mental Health Month.
May 25th 6-8pm: Human Services is partnering with the Tri-County Care Management Organization to provide a youth forum, entitled “YOUth tell Us”. This forum is for the purpose of gathering youth perspective on feedback regarding what they are feeling and experiencing about mental health. This event is aimed at youth in 8-12th grade. Refreshments will be served, and giveaways provided.
Somerset County Police Youth Week
The Somerset County Police Academy will be conducting a 5-day “Police Youth Week" July 24 to 28, 2023 between the hours of 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Somerset County Emergency Services Training Academy located at 402 Roycefield Road Hillsborough, NJ 08844.
The program is open to students entering freshman year of high school through graduating seniors who are residents of Somerset County at no cost. The program will to introduce high school students to a career in law enforcement and help develop positive interactions between students and members of the law enforcement community.
See the attached flyer for more details and for information on how to enroll.
May COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics
Somerset County Department of Health COVID-19 vaccine clinics will be taking place throughout the month of May with primary and booster vaccines available for individuals six months and older. Clinics will be offered at the following locations:
United Reform Church
100 W. Main Street, Somerville, NJ
Time: 3- 6:30 p.m.
Somerset County Senior Wellness Center
876 E. Main Street, Bridgewater, NJ
Dates: May 31
Time: 4-7:30 p.m.
Appointments are not required, walk-ins are welcome. Please see the below flyers for more information on specific vaccines available. Individuals under 18 years old need parental/guardian consent and presence during vaccination.
The Somerset County Department of Health continues to vaccinate homebound individuals and families based on primary and booster dose eligibility recommendations. Residents who are unable to visit a community COVID-19 vaccination location can call or text (844) 569-0390 to schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine.
The Manville Food Pantry will be open the second Saturday of each month at the Faith in Action Church at 228 S. Main Street. Please make sure to bring your ID and a bag.
Feeding Hands is also offering assistance the fourth Saturday of each month at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 34 South Third Avenue. See the flyer for dates and more details.
Somerset County's CIACC (Children's Interagency Coordinating Councils) has a number of resources available to residents.
- Disaster Recovery Case Management Free service for individuals or families with 1:1 support from a trained Disaster Case Manager that will assist in linking to resources. Case Managers also provide assistance with interactions with FEMA, insurance companies & other disaster-related resources/services. Spanish-speaking Case Managers are also available. See the flyer for more information.