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462 Millburn Avenue
Millburn, NJ 07041

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Coordinates 40°43′16″N74°19′01″W / 40.721094°N 74.31685°W / 40.721094; -74.31685 Coordinates: 40°43′16″N74°19′01″W / 40.721094°N 74.31685°W / 40.721094; -74.31685
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Type Public high school
School district Millburn Township Public Schools
NCES School ID3410200 [1]
PrincipalDr. William Miron [2]
Faculty125.1 FTEs [1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment1,385 (as of 2018–19) [1]
Student to teacher ratio11.1:1 [1]
Color(s)     Royal blue and
     white [3]
Athletics conference Super Essex Conference
Team nameMillers [3]
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Millburn High School is a four-year public high school serving students in ninth through twelfth grades in Millburn, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the Millburn Township Public Schools. The school enrolls students from the township of Millburn, including its neighborhood of Short Hills. The school was honored with National Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence in the 2007-08 school year and was named the top-ranked high school in the state in the September 2008 and 2010 issues of New Jersey Monthly .

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As of the 2018–19 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,385 students and 125.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.1:1. There were 21 students (1.5% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 12 (0.9% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch. [1]

Awards, recognition and rankings

During the 2007-08 school year, Millburn School was recognized with the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, [4] [5] the highest award an American school can receive. [6] [7]

In its 2015 report on "America's Top High Schools", Newsweek ranked Millburn the #1 open-admission and #4 non-magnet school in the nation. It placed 13th overall in the U.S. and 8th in the state among all participating public high schools (including selective admission and magnet schools). All schools ranked above Millburn are selective enrollment per their respective websites and are listed as magnet programs on Wikipedia. [8] [9] [10] [11]

In its 2013 report on "America's Best High Schools", The Daily Beast ranked the school 69th in the nation among participating public high schools and 6th overall (and the highest-ranked non-magnet school) among schools in New Jersey. [12] The school was ranked 83rd in the nation and fourth in New Jersey on the list of "America's Best High Schools 2012" prepared by The Daily Beast / Newsweek , with rankings based 25% each on graduation rate, matriculation rate for college and number of Advanced Placement / International Baccalaureate courses taken per student, with 10% based on average scores on the SAT / ACT, 10% on AP/IB scores and an additional 5% based on the number of AP/IB courses available to students; It was the highest-ranked open enrollment (non-selective / non-magnet) school in the state. [13]

In the 2011 "Ranking America's High Schools" issue by The Washington Post , the school was ranked 4th in New Jersey and 236th nationwide. [14] The school was ranked 170th in Newsweek's 2009 ranking of the top 1,500 high schools in the United States and was the second-ranked school in New Jersey, with 3.165 AP tests taken in 2008 per graduating senior and 56% of all graduating seniors passing at least one AP exam, after being ranked 151st in 2008. [15] In Newsweek's 2007 ranking of the country's top high schools, Millburn High School was listed in 165th place, the third-highest ranked school in New Jersey. [16] The school was 181st, sixth-highest in New Jersey, on Newsweek's May 8, 2006, list of 1,200 U.S. high schools. [17] Millburn High School was ranked as Number 148 in Newsweek's 2005 rankings. [18]

The school was the 5th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 339 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2014 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", using a new ranking methodology. [19] The school had been ranked 8th in the state of 328 schools in 2012, after being ranked 1st in 2010 out of 322 schools listed. [20] The school had also ranked highest in the state in the magazine's 2008 report. [21] The school was ranked 3rd in the magazine's 2006 rankings out of 316 schools included across the state. [22]

Schooldigger.com ranked the school tied for 31st out of 381 public high schools statewide in its 2011 rankings (a decrease of 9 positions from the 2010 ranking) which were based on the combined percentage of students classified as proficient or above proficient on the mathematics (93.5%) and language arts literacy (98.5%) components of the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA). [23]

In 2005-06, the school averaged an 1860 combined SAT score, seventh highest of all public high schools statewide, and the highest score for any non-magnet general admission high school. [24]

In 1998, Jay Mathews, an author and education reporter, named Millburn High School the second-best public school in the country, according to ratios of students taking AP exams.

Athletics

The Millburn High School Millers [3] compete in the Super Essex Conference, following a reorganization of sports leagues in Northern New Jersey by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA). [25] Prior to the 2010 realignment, the school had competed in the Skyline Division of the Northern Hills Conference. [26] With 1,114 students in grades 10-12, the school was classified by the NJSIAA for the 2015-16 school year as North II, Group IV for most athletic competition purposes, which included schools with an enrollment of 1,114 to 4,800 students in that grade range. [27]

Known primarily for its consistently strong boys' and girls' tennis and fencing teams, Millburn has been a perennial contender for state titles in these sports. The school teams are officially called the Millburn Millers. However, most teams simply call themselves Millburn.

The Millburn baseball program has a history as a strong competitor in their conference and section. In 2007, the Millers finished 18-9 and bowed out in their sections' semifinals. In 2008, the Millers set a school record with 27 wins, finishing 27-5 with conference and winning a North II, Group III state sectional title with a 9-8 win over John F. Kennedy Memorial High School of Iselin after trailing by 8-0 in the game's fourth inning before losing 17-8 to Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan in the Group III semifinal. [28] [29] [30] In 2015, the Millers won both the Group IV state championship, and the New Jersey state title with an 11-3 win against Williamstown High School, the team's first, under coach Brian Chapman, who was later named one of the ABCA / Diamond Club National Coaches of the Year. Millburn held a 26-6 record during their state championship run, including a 14-2 record in league play. In 2017, the Millers were able to capture a second State/Group IV Title, defeating Hunterdon Central 10-5. [31]

The Millburn cross country team finished 4th in the State of New Jersey at the Meet of Champions in 2007, and 7th in 2009. [32] Coach Jeffrey Kaye won Coach of the Year in 2004 and 2012. [33]

In 1966, the football team was undefeated and was ranked first in the state. In 2002, the Millers finished the season 6-4 and had the team's first winning season since 1973 and the first six-game winning season since 1970. In 2006, the Millers finished the regular season 4-4 and qualified for the playoffs for the first time in school history since the playoff system was established in 1973. In the North II, Group III state sectional championship, the team came in as the 8th seed, falling to top-ranked Irvington High School 47-14 in the first round of the tournament. [34]

The field hockey team won the North II, Group III state sectional title in 1979 and 1982. For the first time in 36 years, the 2018 Millburn varsity field hockey team won the North II, Group III state section title, losing in the first round of the Central Jersey Group 3 Tournament in double overtime against Warren Hills. [35]

The wrestling team won the North II Group II sectional championship in 1987. [36] In the 2005-06 season, the team won the Northern Hills Conference Suburban Division title and established the school win record with 18 wins. The high school principal, is a former top wrestler from the school, placing first in the wrestling state tournament at the weight class of 157 lbs in 1973. [37]

The boys' tennis team won the Group III state championship in 1967 (vs. Summit High School), 1968 (vs. Metuchen High School), 1970 (vs. River Dell High School), 1971 (vs. Morris Hills High School), 1998 (vs. Middletown High School South), 2000 and 2001 (vs. Ocean Township High School both years), 2003 (vs. Princeton), 2005 (vs. Cumberland Regional High School), 2006 (vs. Ramapo High School), 2009 (vs. Ramapo), 2010 (vs. West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North), 2011 (vs. Moorestown) and 2011 (vs. Hopewell Valley Central High School), won the Group II title in 1988 (vs. Holmdel High School), 1989 and 1990 (vs. Moorestown High School both years), 1992 (vs. Princeton High School), 1993 (vs. Moorestown), 1994 (vs. Holmdel), 1995 (vs. Princeton), and won the Group IV title in 2013 (vs. Montgomery High School) and 2014 (vs. Montclair High School). The team was the overall state champion in 1970 (vs. Westfield High School) and 1989 (vs. Christian Brothers Academy). The team won the Tournament of Champions in 1994 (vs. Cherry Hill East High School), 2006 (vs. Delbarton School), 2012 (vs. West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South), 2013 (vs. Holmdel) and 2014 (vs. Haddonfield High School). The 23 state championships, seven Tournament of Champions titles and six consecutive state titles are the most of any public school in the state. [38] The boys' tennis team won the 2006 Group III state championship, defeating Moorestown High School 3½-1½ in the semifinals and Ramapo High School 5-0 in the finals to take the title. [39] The 2007 team won the North II, Group III state sectional title with a 4-1 win vs. Ridge High School. [40] The 2008 team fell in the Group III Finals to rival Moorestown by a score of 3-2.

In 2008, sophomore Tyler Udland won the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Meet of Champions 3,200 m race with a time of 9:04.80, the sixth-fastest ever run in the state by a sophomore. Udland became the school's fourth individual Meet of Champions winner, joining All-Americans Tom Lester (1966 in the discus), Steve O'Connell (1975 and 1976; Mile) and Will Nesbitt (1980; pole vault) [41] [42] as well as Marty O'Hare (1973, long jump).

The girls' tennis team won the Group III state champions in 1978 (vs. Ridge High School), 1979 (vs. Holy Spirit High School), 1980 (vs. Cherokee High School) and 1981 (vs. Ramapo High School), 1997 (vs. Ramapo), 1998 (vs. Watchung Hills Regional High School), 2006 and 2007 (vs. Moorestown both years), 2008 (vs. Ramapo), 2009 (vs. Holmdel High School), 2010 (vs. Ramapo), 2011 (vs. Montville Township High School), and 2014 (vs. Princeton High School), won the Group II state championship in 1986 (vs. Moorestown High School), 1988 (vs. Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School), 1989 and 1990 (vs. Millburn both years), 1996 (vs. Manasquan High School), and won the Group IV title in 2012 and 2013 (vs. West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South both years). The team won the Tournament of Champions in 1988 (vs. St. John Vianney High School), 1989 (vs. Red Bank Catholic High School), 2006 (vs. East Brunswick High School), 2007 (vs. Tenafly High School), 2011 (vs. Red Bank Catholic), 2013 (vs. Haddonfield Memorial High School) and 2014 (vs. Holmdel). The 14 appearances in the Tournament of Champions is the most of any girls' tennis program, 20 state group titles are tied for the most of any school in the state, the seven Tournament of Champions titles is the second-most of any school and the nine consecutive state group titles from 2006 to 2014 is the state's second longest. [43] The 2007 girls' tennis team won the North II, Group III state sectional championship with a 5-0 win over Holmdel in the tournament final. [44] The team moved on to take the Group III state championship with a 3½-1½ win over Wall Township in the semifinals and Moorestown in the finals by a 5-0 score. [45] In 2016, The Millburn girls tennis team extended their winning streak to 99 games and won their fourth consecutive NJSIAA/New Balance Tournament of Champions title, [46] an accomplishment that earned the team recognition as #13 of "NJ.com's 17 biggest high school sports stories of 2016". [47]

The fencing team has won numerous state championships and produced several international competitors, including Olympian Tamir Bloom. It has also produced many individual state champion fencers. Most recently, Alexander Mills won the New Jersey State Foil title for two consecutive years in 2007 and 2008 and his brother, Michael Mills claimed the state saber title in 2010. [48] In the 08-09 season, the girls fencing team won the state foil title, as well as gold for Overall, led by Brianna Martin who had an individual record of 86-2 and won the New Jersey State Foil individual title. [49]

The girls' soccer team won the Group III state title in 2010 vs. Hopewell Valley Central High School; the boys' team won the Group II title in 1986 (as co-champion with Delran High School) and 1987 (as co-champion with Monroe Township High School), won the Group III title in 2008 (vs. Moorestown High School) and the Group IV championship in 2012 (vs. Monroe Township). [50] The 2008 boys' varsity soccer team won the Group III state sectional championship with a 3-0 win over Moorestown High School. [51] It was the first soccer team in Millburn school history to win an outright Group III championship, and the first since 1987 to win any state sectional championship. The team also captured the Essex County and Northern Hills Conference championships, finishing with a record of 23-2 and ranked 3rd in the state of New Jersey and 32nd in the nation. [52] In 2012 the Millburn boys varsity soccer team won the 2012 NJSIAA Group IV state championship with a 3-2 win over Monroe Township High School, after moving up from Group III before the season. [53]

In 2013, the boys' and girls' cross country teams won the Essex County championship as well as the Group IV state sectional championship. This was the third straight country title for the boys team and the first for girls. [54] The sectional championship was the second in school history for the girls team, the first being in 1988. [55]

In 2015, the boys' baseball team won the Group IV state championship, a first in Millburn High School history, defeating Williamstown High School by a score of 11-3 in the tournament final. [56]

Millburn does not have a lot of Athletic rivals. The main schools are: Columbia High School Livingston High School Seton Hall Prep

Curriculum

Millburn has a wide offering of AP (Advanced Placement) courses, including: (with grade normally taken in) English Language (11th grade), English Literature (12th grade), Calculus AB and BC (12th grade), Computer Science (10/11/12th grade), Statistics (11/12th grade), Music Theory (10/11/12th grade), Studio Art I & II (10/11/12th grade), Spanish Language (11/12th grade), Spanish Literature (12th grade), French Language (11th/12th grade), Latin Vergil (12th grade), Chinese Language (12th grade), United States History (11th grade), European History (10th grade), Art History (11/12th grade), Human Geography (12th grade), United States Government and Politics (11/12th grade), Psychology (12th grade), Microeconomics & Macroeconomics (12th grade), Biology (10th grade), Chemistry (11/12th grade), Physics I & II (11/12th grade), Physics C (12th grade) and Environmental Science (12th grade). [57]

Extracurricular activities

Millburn has a nationally regarded forensics team, which placed fifth in the National Debate Rankings during the 2005-06 school year. [58] It is especially known for its strong and competitive Lincoln-Douglas debate, Public Forum Debate, Congressional Debate, Extemporaneous Speaking and Speech (Interpretation and Oratory) teams.

Millburn competes in state and national Academic Quiz Bowl competitions, netting sixth place in the 2006 National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) National High School Championship and second place in the 2019 National History Bowl Varsity National Championships.

Millburn's Key Club is one of the largest clubs in the school, with over 160 registered members. At the New Jersey District Convention for Key Club, Millburn won the gold medal for UNICEF (raising $3,700), as well as gold for the Platinum Single Service Award (Haiti Relief Fund effort - $15,000+). Millburn has provided 3 lieutenant governors for Division 15, and has also represented with several candidates for district treasurer, secretary and webmaster.

Millburn has a literary magazine (Word), non-fiction literary magazine (Cellar Door) and newspaper (The Miller). An item included in Word was winner of a 2009 Gold Medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. [59]

Millburn's performing arts program, the Millburn Limelight Players, is also recognized for annual musical and dramatic productions. Recent productions have included The Drowsy Chaperone, Young Frankenstein, Pal Joey, Into the Woods, Cheaper by the Dozen, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Metamorphoses, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Woody Allen's Don't Drink the Water. Between 80 and 100 students each year are involved with the musical and dramatic productions, whether as onstage performers, backstage and technical crew, set builders or members of the pit orchestra. Notable Limelight alumni include Anne Hathaway.[ citation needed ]

Millburn's Robotics Club was started in 2014 to compete in FTC under team number 8405. They were the champions of the 2014-15 New Jersey FTC State Championship for a game called Cascade Effect and they advanced to the World Championship, but did not enter division eliminations. [60] The first Millburn VEX team, 7405M, started in 2015. Millburn has since added 2 other teams: 7405N in 2016, and 7405P in 2018. In the 2016-17 VEX season, the 7405M team was both the New Jersey State Tournament Champion and the Skills Champion, qualifying them for the World Championship. There, they made it to division quarterfinals. In the 2018-19 VEX season, all teams entered eliminations matches in the State Championship and the P team qualified for the 2018-19 World Championship due to their strong skills score. At worlds they won their division eliminations and advanced to round robin, becoming the first New Jersey team to do so. They went on to win the grand finals, making them the 2018-19 Vex World Champions out of approximately 11,400 teams worldwide [61] [62]

Other clubs and activities include The MHS Peer Leader Program, Soulfege (MHS' student-led a cappella group), Squash Club, Yearbook, Art Club, Science and Tech Club, Philosophy Club, Table Tennis Club, Asian Club, Astronomy Club, Stage Crew, Drama Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Jewish Cultural Club, March of Dimes Club, Gay Straight Alliance and the Future Physicians and Nurses Club. Studio 462, the school's completely student run broadcasting network and production studio, was created by a group of students in 2013 and has continued to produce live coverage of school and sporting events as well as hosting an online network for school journalism. [63]

The Millburn music department has an array of co-curricular activities available for students in their classes, including Chamber Orchestra, Pit Orchestra, Chorale and Jazz Band.

Administration

The school's principal is William Miron. Miron is himself a graduate of Millburn High School, graduating in 1974. While in school, he was a member of the wrestling team, and in the 1973 season, he placed number one in the state in his 157 lb. weight class. [37]

Noted alumni

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  29. Connelly, Jim. "Millburn baseball team reaches sectional final", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, June 1, 2011. Accessed July 22, 2011. "The Millers are appearing in the section final for the second time in four years. Millburn rallied from an 8-0 deficit to edge Iselin Kennedy 9-8 in nine innings in the 2008 NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 title contest."
  30. Staff. "Old Tappan 17, Millburn 8", The Star-Ledger , June 3, 2008. Accessed July 22, 2011. "Millburn, No. 5 in The Star-Ledger Top 20, which rebounded from an eight-run deficit to earn a sectional title last Friday, fell behind in the bottom of the fifth inning yesterday and never recovered, bowing to unranked Old Tappan, 17-8, in the NJSIAA/Star-Ledger Group 3 semifinals at Williams Field in Elizabeth.... Millburn, which set a school record for victories in a season, saw Camitta and Elliot Dawes each single with one out in the seventh, but Scott was able to retire the final two batters and cement the victory."
  31. Connelly, Jim. "Millburn High School baseball team captures first state title", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, June 7, 2015. Accessed April 9, 2016. "Kevin Czapelski turned in another stellar pitching effort and the Millburn High School varsity baseball team capped a remarkable season June 6 with an 11-3 defeat of Williamstown High School at Toms River South High School in the championship game of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Group 4 Tournament. The triumph gave Millburn (26-6) its first-ever state crown."
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  46. Bove, Matt. "Girls tennis final NJ.com Top 20: Millburn is the Team of the Year for 2016", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, November 10, 2016. Accessed January 24, 2017. "The Millburn girls tennis team is used to being the hunted, and it once again held off all challengers in a 24-0 season in which the Millers extended their winning streak to 99 games and won their fourth consecutive NJSIAA/New Balance Tournament of Champions title."
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  49. Staff. "Millburn's Martin is Fencer of the Year (High school Girls Fencing news)", The Star-Ledger , March 22, 2009. Accessed July 27, 2011. "Martin ended her final season with an 86-2 record. She was outscored in one bout at the Santelli Tournament and lost just one time in 15 matches at the state squad tournament. She went undefeated the rest of the way -- in dual meets, at the District 3 championships and through all three pools at the state individual tournament. Martin also led her foil team to titles at the Santelli, district and squad state tournaments while winning her second straight individual crown at districts."
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  54. Connelly, Jim. "Millburn High School girls cross country team wins first Essex County title", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, November 7, 2013. Accessed November 29, 2015. "A 31-38 win over three-time defending champion Mount St. Dominic Academy Nov. 1 at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield gave Millburn High School's varsity girls cross country team its first-ever Essex County Championship crown."
  55. Connelly, Jim. "Millburn High School girls cross country squad wins first state sectional title in 25 years", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, November 14, 2013. Accessed November 29, 2015. "Artigliere has now amended his statement, reflecting the Millers' New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 meet championship-winning performance Nov. 9 at Warinanco Park in Elizabeth. The Millers, who packed their first five runners into the top 12, held off North Hunterdon High School 42-54 to claim the program's first sectional title in 25 years and earn a spot in the Group 4 meet on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Holmdel Park."
  56. Kratch, James. "Baseball: Millburn thumps Williamstown to win Group 4 title", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, June 6, 2015. Accessed April 29, 2017. "The Millers, No. 14 in The NJ.com Top 20, completed their unexpected run to the first state championship in school history with an 11-3 triumph over equally upstart and No. 19-ranked Williamstown in the Group 4 final here Saturday at Ken Frank Baseball Stadium on the campus of Toms River South."
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  65. Staff. "Tamir Bloom, MD, of Millburn, was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) on Feb. 8, during ceremonies at the Academy's 2012 Annual Meeting in San Francisco.", Independent Press, February 20, 2012. Accessed February 26, 2012. "Dr. Bloom attended Millburn High School, where he excelled in fencing. He went on to win multiple U.S. National Championships in the sport and represent the U.S. at the Summer Olympic Games in 1996 and 2000."
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  69. "MHS grads reflect on London Summer Games", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, August 23, 2012. Accessed February 15, 2020. "Millburn High School graduates Andrew Catalon, Peter J. Costanzo III and Zachary Horn have returned to the United States following an exciting few weeks. Catalon (Class of 1997), Costanzo (Class of 2010) and Horn (Class of 1996) all were involved in NBC's coverage of the Olympic Summer Games from London."
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  73. Harris, Patricia. "First job hunt leads to first novel", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, October 21, 2004. Accessed May 27, 2018. "Author Ariel Horn, who grew up in the township and graduated from college two years ago, has fond memories of her formative days at Millburn High School."
  74. Klein, Julia M. "Horn of Plenty: Short Hills Writer Dara Horn Explores Jewish Culture; A Jewish scholar and a Harvard PhD., novelist Dara Horn is also a happy suburban mom.", New Jersey Monthly , August 14, 2013. Accessed May 25, 2018. "Horn, 36, has always been an uncommonly precocious writer. Growing up in Short Hills, she and her three siblings wrote and performed satirical plays for the family’s Passover seders (Oscar Night at the Exodus).... At Millburn High School, she co-captained her Quiz Bowl team to win the state championship; breezed through AP classes, and helped edit the school newspaper, literary magazine and French-language magazine."
  75. Staff. "Danielle Friedman to wed Elliott Kalan, a Millburn High School graduate", Independent Press, November 12, 2009. Accessed March 24, 2015. "The future groom is a graduate of Millburn High School, Class of 1999, and the New York University Tisch School of the Arts."
  76. Kelleher, Lindsey. "Scorsese visits college campus to direct movie", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, July 19, 2012. Accessed March 28, 2016. "She and actress Conor Leslie, who plays main character Greta, both grew up in Millburn.... Although several years apart — Scorsese graduated from Millburn High School in 1983 and Leslie in 2008 — they both remember going to the Millburn Delicatessen and walking to Millburn Middle School."
  77. "Millburn High Students Hear from Tony and Oscar Award-Winning Writer", TAP into Millburn, November 16, 2010. Accessed July 3, 2019. "On November 11, some Millburn High School drama and film students learned firsthand about playwriting and screenwriting from the 2010 Tony Award winner, John Logan. Logan, a 1979 graduate of Millburn High School, was invited back to his alma mater by student Ben Lippman, whose mother Janice was a college classmate of Logan’s at Northwestern University."
  78. De Leon, Kris. "Scrubs Star Gets Married", BuddyTV, April 11, 2007. Accessed May 21, 2012. "McGinley, a 47-year old native of New York, attended Millburn High School and studied acting at Syracuse University, as well as New York University's Tisch School of the Arts."
  79. Caldwell, Dave. "In Person; Renaissance Man", The New York Times , December 4, 2005. Accessed July 3, 2019. "The taciturn Mulcahy, who graduated from Millburn High School and lives in Basking Ridge, did much of the groundwork that let Schiano, after a few tough seasons, become a success in his home state -- their home state."
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  81. Staff. "Interview: Meet Columbia’s Alex Rosenberg", The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles , January 17, 2013. Accessed February 17, 2018. "I am from Short Hills, New Jersey where I attended Millburn High school for four years and then went to prep school at Peddie for one year because I felt that I needed another year to improve my strength and get ready for college life."
  82. D'Onofrio, Laura. "Former resident helps others find love", The Item of Millburn and Short Hills, February 10, 2011. Accessed February 27, 2011. "Patti Stanger moved to Millburn when she was 11 years old and graduated from the high school in 1979. Maybe the name means something to you, or maybe the phrase Millionaire Matchmaker will ring some bells."
  83. Staff. "What Happened, Rachel Zoe?", Star (magazine) , December 17, 2008. Accessed February 27, 2011. "'Rachel always seemed to have a normal body weight; I'd estimate that she weighed around 115 lbs. back then,' says an ex-classmate at Millburn High School near her hometown of Short Hills, N.J. 'But from what I've seen of her now, she looks like she's 25 or 30 lbs. thinner than she used to be.'"