Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Information sessions will be conducted over the next few weeks for eighth grade students and their parents wanting to learn more about the Academies of Morris County.

The programs offered by the Academy for Law & Public Safety will be explained at an information session Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at Butler High School.

A session focusing on the Academy for Mathematics, Science and Engineering will be Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. at Morris Hills High School in Rockaway.

The Morris County School of Technology in Denville will hold an information session Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. for all of the Academy programs that are offered on the Denville campus. They are the academies for Child Related Careers; Construction Arts; Culinary Arts; Finance and International Business; Health Care Sciences; Networking Information Technology and Communications; Veterinary Science; and Visual & Performing Arts.

Application packets will be available at all sessions. An eighth-grade student has until December 4th to apply.

Additional information 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,

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