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    Dr. Timothy Plotts

    Ms. Vickki Nadler
    Assistant Principal

    Ms. Michelle Papa
    Assistant Principal 

    Ms. Joanne Martino
    SAC & Anti-Bullying Specialist

    Ms. Jennifer Kraljevich
    Nurse, X5821

    School Hours: 7:15 am - 2:15 pm

    1010 Weldon Road
    Oak Ridge, NJ 07438
    (973) 697-3535 / Fax (973) 208-8409
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    Dear Parents/Guardians:

    JTHS will be administering the PARCC Assessments to students in grades 9-11 and any seniors in a PARCC tested course from April 19th-April 26th.  Please read the following information regarding testing.

    Tests will be administered following the schedule below:

                   Wednesday, April 19                        English Language Arts, Unit I

                   Thursday, April 20                           English Language Arts, Unit II

                   Friday, April 21                                English Language Arts, Unit III

                   Monday, April 24                             Mathematics, Unit I

                   Tuesday, April 25                            Mathematics, Unit II

                   Wednesday, April 26                       Mathematics, Unit III


    • Students should only bring headphones and or ear buds (If your child does not have them they will be provided by the test administrator).
    • Students found with personal electronic devices in their possession during testing will be removed from the test site and have disciplinary consequences.
    • Students in the class of 2020 are required to take the PARCC Assessment.
    • Juniors who are registered to take the AP Exam in AP Language are exempt from taking English Language Arts sections on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
    • Juniors who are enrolled in Mathematics beyond Algebra II are exempt from taking the Mathematics sections on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. (All students enrolled in Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2 will take the PARCC in math. Seniors enrolled in these courses will take it as well).
    • The following is the link for the graduation requirements for the classes of 2020, 2019, and 2018:
    • The following is the link for PARCC tutorials and practice tests:

    Seniors (who are not in a PARCC tested course) with their own means of transportation may report to school at 9:15 on testing days.  Seniors should enter the building only through the main entrance as testing will be taking place throughout the building. Once in the building, seniors will sign-in and wait in the auditorium until the conclusion of testing.  Any senior arriving to school prior to 9:15 should report directly to the auditorium.  Students and staff will follow a modified version of the delayed opening schedule after the conclusion of testing.  If you have any questions regarding the upcoming PARCC testing, please do not hesitate to contact your child’s counselor, Mrs. Nadler, or me.



    Recently, seven Morris County school districts were recognized by the College Board and named to the 7th Annual AP (Advanced Placement) District Honor Roll. The AP District Honor Roll recognizes school districts across the U.S. and Canada for increasing AP access to students while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning AP exam scores of 3 or higher, according to a press release from the College Board. The districts were Butler, Jefferson, Randolph, West Morris Regional and the Morris County Vocational School District.  "We are very proud of this prestigious recognition for the students and staff at Jefferson Township High School and congratulate all those involved in promoting the highest level of student achievement."   We currently offer 21 AP Courses. Well done everyone.


     The following students were named Students of the Month for March 2017:

    • Science: Tyler Conrad
    • Video Production: Paul Eskow
    • English: Brianna Holster
    • Business:  Emily Parete
    • Math:  Daniel Heys
    • Math: Gary Pepe
    • P/E: Jefferson Felter
    • Social Studies: Jean-Pierre De Beer
    • World Language: Chloe Bolka
    • Music:  Landon Buell
    • Rotary:  John Mahoney




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School News

  • Senior Megan Smith Gets 100th Goal in Lacrosse

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  • Senior Brandon Magonotta Achieves Goal

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  • Congratulations Kristine Bartley

    Named one of Mayo Centers Top Musicians

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  • Positivity Project

    Jefferson Township High School recently completed a Positivity Project that was inspired by other schools throughout the nation that were highlighting their students and staff. Michelle Papa, assistant principal, collaborated with Al Kazanfer in the school’s video production department and school counselor Kayla Alkon to organize the filming and senior student Landon Buell jumped at the opportunity to edit. The final product illustrates what the school community is like at Jefferson Township High School.

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  • Student Art on Display

    On Friday, March 31, 2017 from 7-9pm, Morris Arts invites the public to attend the Opening Reception for the 29th annual Blackwell Street Juried Student Show at the Atrium Gallery, located on Floors 2-5 of the Morris County Administration and Records Building, 10 Court Street in Morristown. Embracing a wide variety of media (sculpture, oil, acrylic, collage, multimedia, etching, charcoal, pen and ink, graphite, photography, etc.), the artworks are a stunning tribute to the creativity, skill and passion of these young artists from throughout Morris County.

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  • Falcon Team 2600 Earns 2nd Place Win

    Congratulations to Mr. Januszeski and our talented students who finished in 2nd place this weekend at the FIRST Mid-Atlantic District Seneca Event. Out of 37 schools, Team Falcon 2600 placed number two and qualify for the championship round being held in a few weeks in Bethlehem Pa.

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  • Ashley Hutchinson In the News

    Maintaining a 4.2 GPA and being involved in honors and high honors classes at Jefferson has placed Ashley Hutchinson in the top 10 of her graduating class of 264 students. She has also received the Presidential Award and the Falcon Scholar Award, and was chosen as a Morris County Scholar Athlete.

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  • JV Boys Hockey Team Wins Championship

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  • Educator of The Year

    Teacher Cara Schwimer named Jefferson Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year.

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  • Debate Team

    Congratulations to the Jefferson Township High School Debate Team! During the 2016-2017 North Jersey Debate League season, the team truly distinguished themselves. At the February 16, 2017 Championship held at West Morris Central, the Jefferson Township High School Debate team received six awards for the season. We are especially proud of the Jefferson Township High School Debate Team’s performance at the Championship Round. The Negative Team qualified for the final debate of the day and won Second Place Team of the League. Additionally, during the season Jefferson had one tournament win earning a first place win at the Round 2 Tournament held at Roxbury High School on November 18th with 7 wins and 1 loss.

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  • College Board Recognizes JTHS

    1 of 7 schools in Morris County

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  • Project Stay Gold

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  • Congratulations, Ashley!

    Congratulations, Ashley!

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  • Congratulations Matt Slusark!

    Matt Slusark received a Scholarship from Tournament of Bands

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  • Project Stay Gold in the News!

    NJDOE Human Trafficking Symposium

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    GMJ Presents "JTHS 8th Grade Presentation 2016"



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Positivity Project