The PTA Council of Montclair’s April Bulletin

Keeping track of all the going-ons of your child’s school is tough, especially when you are a working parent and not involved in the PTA. Montclair’s PTA Council has decided to send out a monthly bulletin to keep all families informed of the goings-on in each school and promote the idea of “One District, One Community.”

Below is April’s bulletin:

How can I help?

1)      Complete the surveys:

PARENT SATISFACTION SURVEY

WEBSITE SURVEY

FOOD SERVICE SURVEY

2)      Attend Teens and Marijuana: What Montclair Parents Don’t Know on April 11 at 7 pm.

3)      Consider hosting an “MFEE Toast to the Teachers” party March 24 – June 21. Details on mfee.org

What’s happening in our Schools this month?

Elementary Schools

Bradford School

  • April 10-12: “Spring Book Fair”
  • April 12: “Science Fair

Bullock School

  • April 7-8: “Talent Show”
  • April 7: Live music by Compas and Spanish fare at Tapastry restaurant on Church Street. Band member Erik Feder is a Bullock dad! A portion of proceeds will benefit Bullock.
  • April 25: SEPAC meeting. Speaker – Dr. Frank Alvarez

Edgemont School

  • April 10: “Assembly: Trent Arturbury – Mime”
  • April 13: Walk/Bike to School Day

Hillside School

  • April 26: “Science Fair”

Nishuane School

  • No Updates

Northeast School

  • April 27: “Talent Show”

Watchung School

  • No Updates

Middle Schools

Glenfield School

  • Save the Date – May 11:  “Homes of Montclair” – a self-guided tour of seven gracious homes from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  This is a fun day to grab your mom, your best friend, or even your husband and surround yourself with some of the finest home detail and décor that Montclair has to offer. Designed for home lovers by home lovers, this year’s tour will also feature specialty boutiques at each of the homes in case you want to get some last minute Mother’s Day shopping done. This event has been established as a fundraiser for Glenfield middle school and takes place every three years.  Past Homes events have assisted Glenfield with much-needed technology upgrades. This year, the fundraiser will be used for enhancements to the library, the auditorium and the outdoor area the kids use at lunch. As always, every dollar raised benefits every kid. For additional information, contact Rhonda Heath at 973-655-0919, sheath27@verizon.net.

Mt. Hebron School

  • No Updates

Renaissance School

  • April 12 – “Peter and the Wolf (Pierre et Le Loup)” – an interdisciplinary production by the language, music, art and dance departments
  • April 28 – “Spring Fling @ Tierney’s” Three Renaissance parent-musician bands performing: Ehlis and Levine Duo; The Bloomingfields; The Dave Wish Intergalactic Quartet! $15/per person, cash bar.
  • APRIL –  REDUCE (the clutter in your closet), REUSE (resources), RECYCLE (your SHOES) – Donate your used shoes to Renaissance. There is a collection box in the front lobby. We will get paid by the pound for our recycling efforts through Community Recycling on a Shoebox and the shoes will be given to those in need.

High School

Montclair High School

  • No Updates
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