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Montclair Mayor Announces Appointment of Hopkins, Scherzer, Weller-Demming to the Montclair Board of Education

Montclair, NJ – Montclair Mayor Sean M. Spiller today announced the appointment of Crystal Hopkins, Eric Scherzer, and Kathryn Weller-Demming to the Montclair Board of Education. “I am proud to appoint three...

MFEE Bringing It Back! The Amazing FundRACER 4.0: Clash of the Quaranteams!

Montclair, NJ - After an unprecedented year, The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) is bringing back an unprecedented version of the town-wide event that brings out the spirit of community -- and competition...

Montclair High School Students Host Clothing Drive – Saturday, April 3

Montclair High School Classes of 2021 & 2022 are hosting a Clothing Drive this weekend on Saturday, April 3rd from 9am to 1pm at the Main Entrance of Montclair High School. Students will be...

Third Annual Jared’s Fund Summer Fellowship Open for MHS Recent Alumni and Students

Now, and especially during the difficult time we are living through, the Zimmerman-Baillargeon family is proud to announce the launching of the third year of the Jared’s Fund Youth Fellowship (JFYF). ...

Montclair’s Watchung Elementary School Receives $10,000 Grant

Montclair, N.J. - Watchung Elementary School was selected to receive a $10,000 2020 Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grant funded by the New Jersey Education Association. Drury Thorp, Watchung’s STEAM and environmental science teacher, Principal...

MHS Students To Host UNMUTE, Storytelling and Sharing Information on Mental Health Issues

Montclair, N.J. - Silence is the enemy when it comes to getting support for our mental health. The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) has partnered with The Jed Foundation and Jared’s Fund to bring...

South-Orange Maplewood Sixth and Ninth Graders to Return for Hybrid Monday

A judge entered an Order compelling South Orange and Maplewood 6th and 9th-grade teachers to report for in-person instruction as early as Thursday, March 18, to rooms assigned by the District that were previously...

Mountainside Medical Center To Vaccinate Montclair Teachers in New Partnership

Montclair, N.J. - Eighty Montclair educators will be vaccinated each week starting Monday thanks to a partnership between Montclair Schools, Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center and the Township of Montclair. "Starting next week again, through...

Essex County Commissioner Issues Statement on Montclair Schools Returning to In Person Learning

Essex County Commissioner Brendan Gill, a lifelong Montclair resident, a parent of two children in the Montclair Public School System, and the son of Daniel Gill, a veteran Montclair school teacher currently working in...

Montclair BOE v. MEA Settlement: Elementary Schools to Open April 12, Contingent on Walk...

Update from Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds: The Montclair Public School District is pleased that the Montclair Education Association (MEA) has committed to in-person instruction at the elementary schools commencing on April 12. We will work...

Montclair Education Association Says By Standing Firm, District Brought Back EI Associates

The Montclair Education Association (MEA) released a statement Tuesday, in advance of a scheduled hearing in the matter of Montclair BOE v Montclair Education Association, scheduled for 1:30 p.m. The statement is in anticipation...

Montclair Schools Brief: 459 Students Left District; Others Experiencing ‘Irreparable Harm’

Montclair, N.J. - Montclair Public Schools have seen an increase in the number of legal cases filed against the district from parents seeking out of district placements and a loss of 459 students who...

An Extraordinary 52-Year Legacy: Beloved Teacher Retires from Montclair Kimberley Academy

Montclair, N.J. - Mr. George Hrab, a longtime faculty member at Montclair Kimberley Academy (MKA), recently announced that he will retire from teaching at the end of the school year. Currently an...

Montclair Parents File Federal Class Action Suit Against District, BOE and Superintendent

MONTCLAIR, NJ – A group of Montclair parents, who have filed a class action lawsuit against the Montclair School District, the Board of Education and the Superintendent as defendants, are looking to bring students...

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