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Montclair High School Walks Out For Climate Change

Hundreds of Montclair High School students walked out of class Friday at 10:00 am, joining students around the world participating in Fridays for Future, an international organized walkout to demand action on climate change...

Montclair Achievement Gap Advisory Panel Recommends Creating a Gap Czar

Data shows that by third grade, paths of white and African American students diverge.

Montclair High School Senior Awarded the Jazz House Kids Musician of Distinction Award

Xavier Kuzin plays tenor saxophone in the Legacy Orchestra and the Blues & Roots ensemble directed by Camille Thurman.

UPDATED Maryland School District Announces Appointment of Montclair Superintendent To Community Superintendent Position

UPDATE: Statement from BOE President Eve Robinson: It is with regret that we will be voting to accept Dr. Kendra Johnson’s resignation as Superintendent of Montclair Schools at our next board meeting. We congratulate...

Montclair BOE Budget Dilemma: Cuts To Staff Being Considered To Bridge $2.2 Million Shortfall

School district officials and administrators of the Montclair Board of Education have been working to close a $2.2 million shortfall in projected spending and revenue for the upcoming school year. A discussion was held...

Montclair Board of School Estimate Wants To See End to Trend of Paraprofessional Cuts

Members of the Montclair Board of School Estimate met Monday to review a budget presentation by Schools Superintendent Kendra Johnson. Johnson said she and her team adopted a different approach, using pie charts to show...

Montclair BOE: High School Fall Schedule Issues; Concerns About Students Assaulted Off Campus

A Montclair parent detailed an incident that occurred off campus Friday, involving MHS students allegedly attacking her daughter and six other students on Mission Street, during public comment at Wednesday's Montclair BOE meeting. The...

MHS Black Student Union To Host “Afrocentricity: Black Girl, You Are Beautiful!” – June...

The Black Student Union, in conjunction with the Natural Hair Project, requests your attendance at a special event -- Afrocentricity: Black Girl, You Are Beautiful! This event is scheduled to take place Tuesday, June...

Montclair Teachers Join Educators Across the Country in #BlackLivesMatter Week of Action in Schools...

Last year, Seattle and Philadelphia educators organized Black Lives Matter actions in their schools. This year, educators in many more cities, including New York, Chicago, Boston, D.C., and Baltimore, are joining efforts to...

New Leadership: Say Hello to Montclair Schools Superintendent Kendra Johnson

It’s official: Dr. Kendra Johnson is the new superintendent of Montclair Public Schools. The Montclair Board of Education voted to ratify the final contract with the newly hired superintendent, which was approved by Essex County...

Montclair Resident, In Petition To Commissioner of Education, Alleges BOE Member Franklin Turner Does...

Montclair resident David Herron has filed a complaint with the New Jersey Commissioner of Education alleging that Franklin Turner, a member of the Montclair BOE since May 2016, is not a resident of Montclair....
Jevon Caldwell-Gross

Montclair BOE Member Leaving Montclair For Position in Indianapolis (UPDATED)

UPDATE (3/23): Mayor Jackson tells Baristanet that he is first learning of Rev. Caldwell Gross' leaving the BOE from the media and has not heard from him. Montclair's Board of Education will soon be down...

Montclair Students Walkout To End Gun Violence (Photos)

In the hours leading up to the walkout, Montclair High School was electric with excitement and purpose. Students dressed in varying shades of orange (the gun-violence awareness color), brought flowers and hand-written posters...

Montclair Superintendent Candidate Kasun Dropped Out In February

Montclair Schools held a forum in February to introduce the public to three candidates that were named as finalists in the Superintendent Search. But apparently the BOE was not close to making a final...