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Weekend Family Fun (At Home): Fourth of July Craft, Water Fun and More

Happy Independence Day Weekend! We’re staring down another holiday that’s bound to look unlike anything it has in the past, but there’s still plenty of room for fun. Check out some of the neat...

Montclair Schools COVID-19 Parent Survey: More Than Half Would Send Kids To School in...

Montclair Schools have released the district's COVID-19 Parent Survey results, along with a message from outgoing interim Superintendent Dr. Nathan Parker. More than half of parents surveyed said they would send their children to...

Making Virtual Summer Work for Families with Remote Camps, Fun and Learning

Summer vacation is going to be very different this year for everyone, but especially for school age children.  Baristanet has shared lists of activities for breaks before, but summer is a bigger challenge than...

New Jersey Schools For Fall: Students Wearing Face Coverings, Hybrid Learning and Possibility of...

Gov. Phil Murphy released guidance for schools reopening in the fall Friday so districts can have the entirety of summer break to prepare. "We fully expect districts will share their preliminary scheduling plans at least...

NJ Student Blackout Representatives Demand Changes To Address Racism at Montclair Board of Ed...

Montclair High School senior Shayla George and Montclair Kimberley Academy students AJ Christian and Arnelle Larose addressed the Montclair Board of Education on Thursday, stating demands for changes to Montclair Schools. The three students were...

Weekend Family Fun (At Home): Virtual Shows, “Ice” Breaking, Crafts and More

Another week gone by, another weekend upon us! With social distancing still in full swing, we’ve rounded up some of the best ways to spend time with the family while spending time at home....

Montclair High School Virtual Graduation Today #soundthehornmhs2020

Montclair High School's Virtual Graduation will take place today, Wednesday, June 24, at 6:00pm. You can tune into the graduation celebration at https://montclairhighschoolnj.commencementreimagined.com/. (This link will not be live until the day and...

MHS Principal Anthony Grosso Named Superintendent of Cedar Grove Schools

Montclair High School Principal Anthony Grosso was named Cedar Grove's next superintendent at the town's Tuesday's Board of Education Meeting, reports We Are Cedar Grove. Grosso became principal at Montclair High School in October 2018;...

Stories for Children to Honor Juneteenth

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, celebrates the date when Major General Granger and Union troops reached Galveston, Texas with news that the civil war had ended; it represents the end of slavery in...

Weekend Family Fun (At Home): Father’s Day, Jellyfish, Laurie Berkner and More

Happy Father’s Day weekend! Here’s a shout out to all the dads and dad-like figures! Even as things start to open back up, social distancing is the way to go. So we’ve rounded up...

‘What Does It Mean To Be An Ally?’ Community Conversation Hosted by Montclair Education...

"What Does It Mean To Be An Ally," a Community Conversation focusing on what white people and non-black people of color can do to support racial justice in our schools and community, will be...

Montclair High School Confirms In Person Celebration of 2020 Graduates at Woodman Field

Montclair High School will celebrate the Class of 2020 with three outdoor celebrations on July 9, at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., to accommodate students and two guests. Here is the...

MFEE’s “America to Me: Real Talk” Explores How To Deepen Racial Literacy

“What are you willing to do that is being asked of you by black and brown people?” That’s the question that Dr. Bettina Love, says white people need to be asking themselves during the Black...

Turtle Back Zoo To Reopen Thursday, June 18

Turtle Back Zoo at the Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex will reopen on Thursday, June 18th. Visitors must purchase tickets in advance at www.turtlebackzoo.com. Procedures have been put in place to promote social...