Friday, December 4, 2015

Save the Date: Annual Scheduling Fair on January 7th, 2016

The Millville High School Guidance Department will be hosting our annual Scheduling Fair the week we return from our Winter Break on the evening of Thursday, January 7th at 6:45 pm. The fair will be located at Millville Senior High School on Wade Boulevard and is open to any parent/guardian and student who will be in high school during the 2016-2017 school year. This is a great opportunity for parents and students to find out more about the classes offered at Millville High School and talk with teachers from both Memorial and MSHS.  For instance, did you know that Millville students can earn college credit in over 25 different classes while in high school? Teachers will have tables set up with information about classes and parents will be able to walk around and talk to them about specific subjects. Attendees will also be able to talk with Guidance Counselors and Administrators. All students who will be in high school next year and their families are invited to arrive at the Millville Senior High School on Wade Boulevard at 6:45 pm on January 7th so we encourage you to mark your calendar now and save the date so that you do not miss this great opportunity.

Upcoming Events: Free Financial Aid Workshop at MSHS

The Millville High School Guidance Department will be hosting a free financial aid workshop on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Millville Senior High School blue cafeteria.  This workshop will help students and their parents with the financial aid process and the FAFSA, which must be completed to receive any financial aid.  A guest speaker will be on hand to help parents and students navigate the financial aid process. FAFSA forms and additional information will be distributed. For seniors and their parents, this event is highly recommended.  Underclassmen will learn what they should be doing now to prepare for the future.  Seniors will learn what they must do NOW in order to be eligible for financial aid. Please mark your calendars and save the date of January 5th at 7:00 pm to attend our free Financial Aid night at Millville Senior High School. If you have any questions, please call 327-6056.

In the News: The Millville Municipal Alliance Button Contest Winners

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

School Counts Information

During the month of November, all students will be enrolled into the School Counts! program sponsored by Cumberland County College automatically.  School Counts! rewards students for good attendance and grades.  To maintain eligibility throughout the year, students cannot receive a grade below a "C" and must not have more nine (9) absences or lates combined. More information about the School Counts! program is posted on the Millville High School website under the “parents” tab at 

Tuesday, October 13, 2015


Last week, students at Memorial and MSHS participated in several events that promoted RESPECT.  Here is a recap of last week's great events:  

MONDAY, 10/5
Wear BLUE DAY to STOP BULLYING in our school started off the week.
Our art teachers also promoted a school wide art poster contest. 

As we celebrated RESPECT WEEK all students and staff were invited to sign an anti-bullying pledge located on the wall of the cafeteria. Together we can make a difference!

Have you done something nice for someone lately? Our school sponsored a “Caught in the Act” promotion. If you were caught in the act of doing something kind for another person, you could be awarded with a FREE Cookie Coupon. You never know who will be watching! Do something nice today!

Thursday is Unity of Community Today. We announced the stars of our Bully Free Art Contest. Thank you to all who have participated.

FRIDAY, 10/9

School Spirit Day.  Students and staff wore their orange and blue!  We hope the message of caring for one another lasts throughout the year. Please remember the messages that you learned this week. We are Millville High School, a bully free school! 

Monday, September 21, 2015

PSAT Being Offered at Memorial and the Sr. High

The PSAT is being given at Memorial and the Sr. High School on Wednesday, October 14th. The PSAT is the official practice test for the SAT.  The fee to take the test is $15.  Students who are planning to go directly to a 4-year college after high school are encouraged to take the test.  If you are interested, please sign up in the Guidance Office by, Thursday, October 8th.

College Admissions Night

We will be hosting our annual College Admission Night on Wednesday Night, October 7th  at 7:00 pm in the MSHS auditorium.  All parents and students from both MSHS and Memorial are invited.  Topics include picking the right college, the application process, testing, essays, recommendations, financial aid and more.  Please come out and join us for an informative evening.  Counselors will be on hand to answer questions at the conclusion of the program.

Back to School Night at MSHS

Back to School Night at MSHS is scheduled for September 24, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Five Pieces of Advice From N.J. Graduation Speakers

As we approach graduation, it is a great time to reflect on what we all have learned over the course of our own unique educational journey.  Over the past month, hundreds of colleges and universities throughout New Jersey have held their commencement ceremonies with some impressive speakers.  Here is a great article recently published on that includes pieces of advice from several very successful graduation speakers:

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Cumberland County Police Youth Week Accepting Enrollment to Camp

There is a limited amount of openings left for the Cumberland County Police Youth Week, where teenagers have a chance to see what being a police officer is like.

The camp is held at Holly Heights School in Millville from Aug. 17 to Aug. 22.  Enrollment is for teenagers between 14 and 18 years old and is free — although there is a limited amount of space.

The Cumberland County Police Youth Week is done by the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department, the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office, the Millville Police Department, the Bridgeton Police Department and the Vineland Police Department.

The week-long program includes physical fitness, drill ceremonies, and police functions like range instruction.  Meeting dates for the program are scheduled for July 20 and Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. at Holly Heights School.

For more information, contact Bridgeton Police Department Officer Thomas Gramp at 856-451-0033 ex: 2151, Millville Police Department Officer Sue Taylor at 856-825-7010 ex: 7335, Vineland Police Department Det. Julio DeJesus at 856-691-4111 ex: 4705, Cumberland County Sheriff's Department Officer Ryan Riley at 856-451-4449 ex: 138 and Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office Coordinator Mark Anderson at 856-207-1173.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Because I Said I Would at Memorial

Because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity. Their mission is to strengthen humanity’s will. Because I said I would encourages and supports making and keeping promises to end suffering, establish peace and build happiness.  They created the Promise Card to help hold people accountable to their commitments.  If you would like a Promise Card, please visit your Guidance Counselor or Mrs. Panas at Memorial.  For more information, visit this nonprofit's home page at:

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Rowan Urban Teacher Academy

July 20 - July 31, 2015
The College of Education at Rowan University is pleased to announce that the Rowan Urban Teacher Academy (RUTA 2015) will be held July 20-31 at the Rowan University-Camden Campus. RUTA is offered to rising high school juniors and seniors (those who will be entering their junior or senior year in Fall 2015) and who are considering teaching as a profession.
There is no fee for this program; Meals are provided.
RUTA 2015 provides opportunities for:
  • Gaining an understanding of urban education
  • Meeting and working with Rowan faculty, educational leaders from the field, and practicing teachers
  • Working with young children in urban settings
  • Planning and teaching meaningful, hands-on learning activities for young children
  • Practicing the art and science in teaching (or learning) with children
  • Acquiring experience prior to entering college
If interested, please complete the two-part application.
  • Part I: Online Application CLICK HERE.
  • Part II: Submission of the following documents via email to with subject line “RUTA 2015”
    • A letter of recommendation.
    • A transcript of your high school grades.
    • A short essay that includes an autobiographical sketch, why you want to be a teacher, and any related experiences (extracurricular, volunteer, or paid) you may have.
                             Application deadline is Friday, May 1, 2015

Lisa Vernon-Dotson, PhD, Director, RUTA
Associate Dean, Professor
(856) 256-4707

Earth Day 2015

Earth Day provides a great opportunity to reflect what more you can do to help clean and sustain our natural environment and resources.  If you are feeling that you could do more, start a project!  There are organizations that award young people for creating programs that help protect and make our Earth a cleaner place to live.  For example, every year the EPA sponsors the President's Environmental Youth Award.  The PEYA program honors a wide variety of projects developed by young individuals, school classes, summer camps, public interest groups, and youth organizations to promote environmental awareness.  If you are interested in learning more, visit:

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Test Day Tips

The Guidance Department wanted to wish all students taking the PARCC test this week GOOD LUCK!  Also, here are a few tips to help you do your best! 
  • Wake up early so that you do not need to rush.
  • Have a balanced breakfast.
  • Use the rest room or get a drink of water before the exam starts.
  • Avoid being late. 
  • Do your best to follow directions carefully. 
  • Read all the questions thoroughly. 
  • Spend a reasonable amount of time on each question.  Try not to rush or spend too much time on one question. 
  • Answer questions completely.  
  • Stay calm, and do your best!

Monday, March 16, 2015

Evening Office Hours

The Guidance Department at Memorial will be having Evening Office Hours on Thursday, March 19th from 5:30 – 7:00 pm.  Evening hours are a service provided by Millville High School Counseling to assist parents who otherwise might not be able to meet with a counselor.  They are optional and to participate you need to call for an appointment. The location for the evening hour appointments will be at Millville Senior High on Wade Blvd. Please call 327-6083 for an appointment if you would like to meet with a counselor.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Attention Students Currently Taking Dual Credit Courses

Attention all students currently enrolled in a Dual Credit class at the high school!  If you are currently enrolled in one or more Dual Credit classes, you can choose to earn college credits through Cumberland County College.  If you choose to earn the college credit, there is a fee payable to CCC. Application material and information has been given to students in class. Students must return to the high school  all completed forms and a check for the fees made out to Cumberland County College  by the deadline of March 6, 2015.  You may call 327-6056 (Sr. High) or 327-6083 (Memorial) if you have any questions about this process. 

Friday, January 16, 2015

2015 Scheduling Fair is a Great Success!

The Senior High School hosted our annual Scheduling Fair last night and the turn out was tremendous. Incoming and current students were given the opportunity to speak with teachers and administrators about the courses that will be offered by Millville High School in the upcoming 2015-2016 school year. This is always a wonderful opportunity for each department to showcase their new and existing courses and a great chance for parents and students to gain insightful information from teachers and counselors. 

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