The ‘Motown Rumble,’ and other video highlights from MHS 2015 commencement

PREACHING TO THE CHOIR: This quartet sings the praises of MHS at graduation. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

We used to think the “Morristown Rumble” only happened on Friday nights at closing time…

Morristown High Class of ’15: From darkness, joy; from imperfection, perfection

Nicholas Moy, salutatorian, and Valedictorian Christine O'Kane do the 'Motown Rumble.' Photo by Kevin Coughli

As freshmen, they experienced tragedy together. A leader of MHS’15 wishes his classmates a future heavy on joy.

Morristown High says goodbye to a modern classic, teacher Mark Gutkowski

Mark Gutkowski, lead guitarist of The Dogs, moonlights as a Latin teacher at Morristown High School. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

He helped save Latin at MHS. Now he’s racing his chariot across the Hudson to reinvent education.

Morristown author weighs in on Rachel Dolezal resignation from NAACP

Allyson Hobbs, author and assistant professor of history at Stanford, speaking at the 2014 Morristown Festival of Books. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

MHS grad Allyson Hobbs, a Stanford history professor, writes in the NY Times that racial identity in America goes deeper than skin color.

Morristown High School scholarship and award winners for 2015

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Congratulations to this year’s recipients!

Award to Colonials co-captain Cody Heaton proves: Brains count, too, in football

Cody Heaton's parents, Tim and Linda, are active supporters of the Morristown High School sports program. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

A scholar athlete proves that brains and heart count as much as beef and brawn.

Morristown gallery to celebrate July 4 with rare Dodge photos, high school video winners

Man training with Seeing Eye dog, 1930s: Part of an historical exhibit at the 70 South Gallery for July 4, 2015.

Vintage photos and new videos will span more than a century of local history.

Meet Morristown High’s new athletic director, Smitty Horton

CHANGING OF THE GUARD: Kathleen Perri, left, has retired after 13 years as Morristown athletic director. Vice Principal Smitty Horton succeeds her. Photo of Perri by Scott Schlosser, 2012. Photo of Horton via Facebook.

He’ll do anything to prepare student-athletes for success. Just don’t touch his golf clubs.

Fashion show, jewelry sales support safe celebration for Morristown High School Class of 2015

A recent fashion show at the Birchwood Manor raised money for Morristown High's Project Graduation. Photo by Berit Ollestad

Fashion shows and jewelry sales help underwrite a safe graduation party for Greater Morristown high schoolers.

Tales of immigration, homelessness and Jersey-boosting top 2015 Morristown High film fest

Matt Prusso and Matty Monahan, half of the winning team, with their prize. Not pictured: Jessica Berman and Skyler Frost. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

A weeklong celebration of creativity culminates with some captivating student videos.