Love story: Record gift entwines Morristown High School sweethearts in perpetuity

HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEARTS: The late Shirley Lanterman and George Ecklund, MHS class of '39, bequeathed $650,000 for a scholarship fund--largest in school history.

They were Morristown High School sweethearts who died childless. But generations of kids now will claim them as family, thanks to their estate’s scholarship donation of $650,000–the largest gift in school history.

Superintendent defends dismissal of popular MHS staff member, telling tearful students it’s a budget matter

Morris District Superintendent Thomas Ficarra. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Students made impassioned pleas, but the school board did not reverse its decision to terminate a popular faculty member at Morristown High School.

Video: Morristown High winter track highlights from Colonial Corner Sports

MHS senior John Vallacchi. Image courtesy of Colonial Corner Sports

Colonial Corner Sports takes us to the Morris County indoor championship meet at Drew University, where Morristown High registered a strong second-place performance.

Concussions, heart attacks and student athletes: Experts to field questions in Morristown, Jan. 29

Playing It Safe poster MHS

A seminar that should interest every student athlete and his or her parents, Jan. 29 at Morristown High.

Video highlights from Morristown hoop victory against Delbarton

Video highlights from Morristown hoop victory against Delbarton

It was close for a half. But the Colonials turned on the after-burners in the third quarter, leaving Delbarton’s Green Wave in their wake. Video highlights, from our friends at Colonial Corner Sports.

Letter to the editor: Terminated Morristown High staff member on the fate of WJSV-FM

Steve Woodruff. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

A popular staff member who served as chief engineer for Morristown High School’s WJSV-FM discusses his sudden dismissal–and the future of a radio station that has served students for 43 years.

Video: Colonial Corner highlights from Morristown hoop triumph over West Morris

Video: Colonial Corner highlights from Morristown hoop triumph over West Morris

Video highlights of Morristown High’s 70-53 hoop victory against West Morris, courtesy of Colonial Corner Sports.

Release of popular faculty member is not the end of Morristown High radio station, official says

Steve Woodruff and son Ethan, then 4, at the 2013 WJSV-FM marathon at Morristown High. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Although a key staff position has been eliminated, Morristown High School’s FM radio station is staying put, according to the district superintendent.

Just in time for alumni night: Video preview of Morristown High wrestling

Jessica Torres interviews MHS wrestler Freddy Ruiz for Colonial Corner.

Just in time for the season opener, here is a video preview of Morristown High wrestling from Colonial Corner’s Jessica Torres.

Video: St. Nick pays early visit to Morristown High…Nick Vena, shot put legend

Track and field legend Nick Vena returns to his alma mater, Morristown High School, and speaks with Jake Goldberg of Colonial Corner. Image: Colonial Corner

Nick Vena, a schoolboy shotput legend, returned to Morristown High School for a visit this week.