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Succeed2gether Announces 2021 Summer Program

Montclair, NJ – Succeed2gether’s summer enrichment program will return this year, with a combination of online and in-person classes that include violin, Mandarin, coding, writing, math, chess, and acting. In an effort to help students...

Watchung Field Construction Begins, But Playground Questions Remain

Construction on the Watchung Field and Playground has started, Montclair Schools Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds announced in his weekly message Friday. Dr. Ponds also shared a link to a fact sheet on the project...

18 LGBTQ+ Focused Books to Read All Year Long

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month, and with rainbows and flag-raisings, it seems that support for LGBTQ+ residents is ubiquitous. However, it's important to ensure that the language we use...

Montclair High School Class of 2021 To Cross Bridge at Amphitheater

Montclair High School's Class of 2021 will have a return to a tradition. Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds announced Friday that this year’s graduating class will walk across the bridge in the Amphitheater, "continuing a long,...

Montclair High School Clothing Drive Saturday!

Montclair High School Class of 2022 and 2023 are holding a Clothing Drive this Saturday, June 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is the final clothing drive for the year. More...

Montclair Education Association: 36 Staff Member Positions Cut ‘Draconian’

Montclair Education Association, in a statement Tuesday, questioned 36 staff positions being cut when the district is not in a financial deficit, and called for transparency regarding the reason behind these cuts. The full statement...

Watchung School Parents Want Playground Saved (VIDEO)

https://youtu.be/0FCYs42B6pw Back in April 2019, Watchung Elementary School parents were concerned about the Watchung Field project, a $1.3 million proposed field expansion plan, that would make Watchung’s playground the smallest play space of the town’s...

Glen Ridge High School Parents Petition To Keep Library Media Specialist

Glen Ridge parents are speaking about against a plan to cut the high school librarian position, known as a certified library media specialist, at Glen Ridge High School. A petition, shared with Superintendent Phillips, Board...

What Students Say About Returning To Montclair High School, After More Than One Year...

After a long year and two months, high school students were allowed back to school Wednesday. Well -- freshmen were allowed to go back to in person learning. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are still...

More Than 600 Sign Petition To Reopen Montclair High School To All Students

Montclair High School students, parents and guardians of MHS students, and members of the Montclair community have signed a petition requesting that the district bring back all high school students -- not just 9th...

Montclair Gets Task Force to Help School District Return to Full-Time In-Person Learning

Montclair public school students are not yet fully back in school, but a new task force, geared to getting the district ready to transition back to full time, in person learning for the fall,...

SOMA To Celebrate LGBTQI+ Youth With A Lavender Graduation

As part of annual June Pride Month Celebrations across SOMA and Essex County, the Township of Maplewood and South Orange are again partnering with SOMSD and community partners to present SOMA Lavender Graduation 2021...

Sponsored: The Amazing FundRACERS Are in Training! Meet the Quaranteams

Back in February, in the dark, cold days of winter, The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) had a dream. It was a dream of one last glorious Amazing FundRACER -- this time for...

Montclair High School Freshmen To Begin In Person/Hybrid On Wednesdays Starting May 19

Montclair High School families were told Monday that Montclair High School freshmen will begin in-person/hybrid instruction on Wednesday, May 19, in a brief message from Montclair Public Schools. The message states that Wednesdays will become...

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