Thursday, November 6th, 2008

The Academies of Morris County are winding down the parent-student information sessions for parents and their 8th grade students that they have been conducting for the past few weeks.

The sessions are geared toward students and parents wanting to obtain more information about the 12 full-time publicly-supported academic and career academies for Morris County high school students.

The information sessions will help parents learn how the magnet high school program administered by the Morris County Vocational School District can enhance a child’s education.

The final parent-student information session for the Academy of Automotive Sciences; the Academy of Construction Arts; the Academy of Networking Information Technology & Communications; the Academy for Health Care Sciences; the Academy for Finance and International Business; the Academy for Visual & Performing Arts; the School of Cosmetology; the School of Child Related Careers; the School of Veterinary Science; and the School of Culinary Arts will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Morris County School of Technology, 400 East Main Street, Denville.

A last information session for the Academy for Mathematics, Science and Engineering will be conducted Wednesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at Morris Hills High School, 520 West Main Street, Rockaway.

One final session for the Academy for Law & Public Safety will be held Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. at Butler High School, 38 Bartholdi Avenue, Butler.

More information about the parent-student information sessions may be obtained by calling the Morris County School of Technology at 973-627-4600, ext. 277 or by visiting the school’s Web site at