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Making School Work at Home: Local Advice on Adjusting to Remote Learning

Congrats families! We made it a full week into Montclair Public School’s program in Remote Learning! Breakfasts and lunches are being provided for students who qualify, Chromebooks and hotspots have been distributed to families...

Montclair To Hold “VIRTUAL” Board of School Estimate Meeting Monday

Montclair Schools announced how it will handle BOE meetings as we all practice social distancing. The first virtual meeting is tonight: The VIRTUAL Board of School Estimate meeting is 6:00 PM Monday, March 23, 2020....

Books: Boredom Busters for Tweens and Teens

Social distancing is rough on all of us, but maybe it's most difficult for our tweens and teens, separated not just from their friends but also from their routines. Families may also be experiencing...

Montclair Schools Superintendent Reports Renaissance Teacher Tested Positive For COVID-19

Interim Schools Superintendent Dr. Nathan Parker informed parents that a teacher from Renaissance Middle School tested positive for COVID-19. Parker writes: Confirmed Case in our District We, like all communities, will continue to hear about new...

Keep Kids Busy and Safe: Book Stash for Preschool and Elementary Readers

Family units are spending a lot more quality time together as we practice social distancing. Since in-person book store browsing is (or will soon be) off-limits and now that the libraries are closed, finding...

Learning in the Time of COVID-19: Montclair Teachers and Parents Offer Ideas

On Friday, what felt like an inevitable outcome was confirmed: The Montclair Schools District would be closed for a minimum of two weeks, possibly through April 20th. (en español) With libraries and museums closed,...

Montclair Schools To Close and Move To Remote Learning For Two Weeks (Or More)

Dear Families/Caregivers and Staff RE: COVID-19 Notification No. 6 and...

UPDATED Bergen County Closes All Schools For Two Weeks or More To Limit Spread...

New Jersey Schools have been preparing for virtual learning should they need to close for COVID-19, with some closing for a day to prepare. Now schools in all 75 Bergen County school districts will...

Montclair Schools: Event Cancellations, Preparing For School Closing for COVID-19

Montclair Schools sends its latest COVID-19 Notification to parents and caregivers, urging them to prepare in the event of school closing. Full message below. As we continue planning for the impact of...

Montclair Schools: Staff Member In Self-Quarantine, District Cancelling All Field Trips

A letter from Montclair Pubic Schools was sent home to parents regarding a staff member awaiting test results for COVID-19 and the cancellation of school tours and field trips. Dear Families/Caregivers and Staff, ...

Whoopi Goldberg Comes To Montclair’s Lacordaire Academy, Speaks About Women Empowerment

Montclair, NJ - Whoopi Goldberg showed Montclair love again. The actor/comedian/TV personality, a regular at Montclair Diner, made a very special visit to the Lacordaire Academy this week. Students in grades 7-12 were able...

MHS Principal Calls For Investigation Following Derogatory Comments Made at Montclair Kimberley Basketball Game

Montclair High School Principal Anthony Grosso has called for an investigation following an incident at a boys varsity basketball game hosted by Montclair Kimberley Academy. Grosso writes in a letter to families Wednesday: Dear MHS...

Police Contacted After Swastikas Found Again At Montclair High School

Montclair, NJ -Montclair High School contacted Montclair Police on Monday to report another hate vandalism incident at the school. Two swastikas and an anti-Semitic phrase were found carved into a plastic seat in the...

Montclair Board of Education Says It “Does Not Condone Racism” in Statement

Montclair, NJ - Montclair Board of Education has issued a statement in response to concerns regarding policies regarding racism and the issue of how the Board conducts public meetings. In response to recent community...

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