Posted Thursday, October 24th, 2013

The Morris County Vocational School District is offering a new Academy for Sports Medicine and Management, which will be located at Butler High School.
Academy coursework will consist of exercise science, anatomy and physiology, nutrition, athletic training and sports marketing and will include certifications in First Aid, CPR and personal fitness training.
Eighth-grade students eligible to attend a Morris County high school and their parents are invited to attend an Information Session on Nov.  11 at 7 p.m. at Butler High Schoolto learn more.
The Academy for Sports Medicine and Management will join 10 other academies offered by the Morris County Vocational School District.  The other academies are: Child Related Careers, Computer and Information Science, Culinary Arts, Design, Finance and International Business, Health Care Sciences, Law & Public Safety, Mathematics, Science and Engineering, Veterinary Science and Visual & Performing Arts.
The academies are individual magnet high schools that offer students a challenging and exciting curriculum designed to prepare them for the rigors of college and a future career. Academy students enjoy all the benefits of an athletic program and extra-curricular activities within a “small school atmosphere.”
Students take a college-preparatory program that provides them with multiple options after graduation, including admission to some of the finest colleges and universities or a career path to entry-level employment in some of the nation’s fastest growing industries.
Applications for admission to the 11 academies are now available for completion online at www.mcvts.orgunder Admissions. The application deadline for an eighth-grade student to apply is Nov. 22, 2013.
For additional information, call the Morris County School of Technology at (973) 627-4600 ext. 277 or visit the school’s website,