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Montclair High School Student Selected For United States Senate Youth Program

Montclair, NJ - Serena Jade Lee, a Montclair High School senior, has been accepted into United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP). Each year this extremely competitive merit-based program provides the most outstanding high school...

Help Fund The New Glenfield Middle School Drum Line

Montclair, NJ - Glenfield Middle School is raising money to benefit the new Glenfield Middle School Drumline and drum courses in the works. The effort seeks to continue the experience of the elementary school...

Montclair Public Schools to Hold Tax Relief Presentation on January 4

Montclair, NJ - — Montclair Public Schools will host a free presentation by the New Jersey Department of the Treasury about the state’s two tax relief programs, ANCHOR and Senior Freeze, on Wednesday, January...

Montclair Family Creates Special Scholarship for Montclair High School Seniors

Montclair, NJ - Another Montclair family has created a special scholarship for the seniors of Montclair High School. The Davis/Ricci CSJ Scholarship is funded by the Davis/Ricci family in honor of the Center for...

Kwanzaa with Kids

Kwanzaa is celebrated each year between December 26 and January 1. It celebrates and honors the African heritage, and the name comes from Swahili, meaning “harvest” or “first fruits.” Celebrations often include feasts, dancing,...

Montclair High School Students Recipients of Humanitarian Award

Montclair, NJ - Three Montclair High School students were selected by Kean University as recipients of the prestigious Joy Prescott Humanitarian Award for Student Leadership and Dedication: seniors Sofia Batres, Justin Comini, and Aidan...

French Institute Alliance Française Announces Opening of FIAF Preschool: Montclair

New York, N.Y.— The French Institute Alliance Française is opening the FIAF Preschool: Montclair for fall 2023. For almost 15 years, FIAF Montclair (est. 2008) has offered the French and francophile community classes...

Historic Day For Montclair As Six-Year Project Begins to Rebuild Schools

Montclair, NJ - The mood was jubilant on Valley Road at Montclair's Board of Education headquarters Wednesday, with volunteers from the Montclair PTA council, Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds and BOE members celebrating an historic...

Montclair Public Schools Celebrate Overwhelming Support For School Bond Referendum

Montclair, NJ — Montclair voters overwhelmingly approved the Board of Education’s $188 million bond referendum to repair and upgrade the Township’s long-neglected public school buildings and decaying infrastructure. Before and after pictures depict...

Following Reports of Antisemitism, Buzz Aldrin School Implements ‘No Place For Hate’ Program

Montclair, NJ - Weeks after a parent reported antisemitic bullying taking place at Buzz Aldrin Middle School, Montclair Public Schools announced Monday that Buzz Aldrin would adopt the Anti-Defamation League’s “No Place for Hate,”...

Buzz Aldrin Student Wins National Student Composers Competition for ‘Battle Cry’

Montclair, NJ - It's a stirring composition reminiscent of 20th century composers Igor Stravinsky and Olivier Messiaen. Now, "Battle Cry," a piece composed by Kiefer Bernard, an eighth grade student at Buzz...

Montclair Public Schools’ First Town Hall on $188M Bond Referendum This Thursday

Montclair's public school buildings are old, antiquated (remember the Montclair High School stairs) and need long-overdue repairs to meet health and safety requirements, building code regulations, and educational standards. The School Board’s Finance & Facilities...

Big Change to Montclair Board of Education Meetings Happens Tonight

Montclair, NJ - Montclair recently hired a new communications director and while you may be hearing from the district more as a result of this hire, you will be hearing less from the Montclair...

Montclair Public Schools Hires New Head of Communications

Montclair Public Schools has hired David Cantor as its new executive director of communications and community engagement. Cantor has held senior communications and policy roles for more than 20 years. He has consulted or worked...

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