HANOVER TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOLS
MEMORIAL JUNIOR SCHOOL
Whippany, New Jersey
Message from Memorial Junior School
Memorial Junior School, part of the Hanover Township Public School District, is located in Whippany, New Jersey. Our school is currently home to approximately 510 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students with a professional staff of over 60 teachers. Memorial Junior School is an inclusive learning community that offers a comprehensive academic program based on the framework of the New Jersey Common Core Curriculum Standards. We have an outstanding middle school that promotes the intellectual and social/emotional development of our students in a caring, positive, and child-centered educational environment. In addition, our character education initiatives inspire an appreciation and respect for all members of the school community.
The programs of study place strong emphasis on academic achievement, interdisciplinary instruction, and advancing the use of technology in the classroom. Our school offers a variety of programs including: after-school clubs, athletics, student government, world language exploration (French/Spanish), Career Awareness Day, exceptional music and theatre programs, and an environmental educational experience at Fairview Lake YMCA. Our facilities feature a state-of-the-art auditorium, instructional media center, two computer laboratories, music wing, science laboratories, two gymnasiums, and several athletic fields.
Thanks to our dedicated faculty, committed student body, and supportive PTA, Memorial Junior School truly reflects our district’s vision statement: “A Community That Inspires Excellence.” Our school climate is welcoming and promotes learning on a broad spectrum.
Please visit our website and become acquainted with Memorial Junior School. You will gain insight as to why we are so proud of our school community. If you have any questions pertaining to the junior school, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Michael J. Wasko, Principal