Tag: Washington Township
In 1955, the Chester School held a Music Workshop attended by 160 people. Participating districts included Jefferson, Milton, Mount Arlington, Chester, Netcong, Mendham Township, Washington Township, Budd Lake, Wharton, and Flanders. Children in primary, middle, and upper grades participated in demonstrations of vocal music, music appreciation, instrumentals, rhythms, and creative dancing. Source: Mendham-Chester Tribune
In 1955, nearly 150 people attended the public hearing on a proposed regional high school to serve Chester, Mendham Borough, Mount Arlington Borough, Mount Olive Township, and Washington Township. Held in Chester Township Hall, the meeting was a cooperative effort of the Board of Education and the Chester Community Civic Association. Source: Mendham-Chester Tribune.
In 1956, area voters created New Jersey’s largest regional school district comprising Chester, Mendham Borough and Township, Mount Olive, and Washington Township. The vote was 1858 in favor and 287 not. Source: The Mendham-Chester Tribune.
In 1955, nearly 150 citizens showed for a public hearing on the proposed regional high school to serve Chester, Mendham Borough, Mt. Arlington Borough, Mt. Olive Township, and Washington Township. Brochures which summarized a 33-page report on the project were available to attendees. Source: The Mendham-Chester Tribune.