Education

Meet the Winners of the Anderson Park Short Story Contest!

Montclair, NJ - Friends of Anderson Park has named three winners in its annual short-story contest: Nola Kim from Buzz Aldrin Middle School, and Ana Mejia and Joonkyu Shim from Montclair Kimberley Academy. All...

GRDIA: Doing the Work to Welcome and Include All of Glen Ridge

The purpose is in the name. The Glen Ridge Diversity and Inclusion Association (GRDIA) works to uphold a school district and community where all Glen Ridge families feel welcomed, seen, and included in their...

Sponsored: Meet the Host of ShowUS Montclair, LAURA BENANTI!

She's a Tony AwardⓇ winner and five-time TonyⓇ Award nominee, author, activist, and super star mom. Now Laura Benanti is gifting her brilliance, humor, and talent to the children of Montclair Public Schools, and...

Sponsored: A Sneak Peek at Some of Montclair’s Hidden Stars Coming to MFEE’s...

Montclair, NJ - Every two years, the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) brings the whole town together for an inspiring night to cheer on the talented stars who have been hiding right in...
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Montclair Board of Education Invites Community to Special Meeting on Bond Referendum

Montclair, NJ —Montclair Board of Education invites the community to attend its Special Meeting on Monday, March 28 at 6:30 PM when a proposal for a bond referendum will be presented. The bond proposal...

Montclair Police and Montclair Public Schools Partner to Launch LEAD Program

Montclair Police Department/Montclair Public Schools partnership remain strong as ever. Montclair Chief of Police Todd Conforti and Montclair Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds were on hand for the kick-off of the Law Enforcement...

Broadway’s Laura Benanti To Host MFEE’s ShowUS Montclair – Get Tickets Now!

Montclair, NJ - On one night, in front of one outdoor stage, the Montclair Public School community will come together - in person! - to celebrate our town’s hidden talents that highlight our...

Masking Optional in Montclair Schools Effective March 7

Montclair, NJ - Masking will be optional for all Montclair students, staff, and visitors in all indoor and outdoor school settings, as well as on school buses, effective March 7, Dr. Jonathan Ponds, Superintendent...

Cedar Grove BOE, Superintendent Email Apology After Silence Following Racial Slur at Meeting

https://youtu.be/KIr5QvwaTX0 Cedar Grove, NJ - Cedar Grove parents received an email apology from the BOE President and superintendent days after a February 16 BOE meeting where both remained silent following remarks made by a parent...

SOMA Schools To Keep Indoor Masking and Reassess; Will Montclair Announce Similar?

Montclair Schools Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds, at Wednesday's Board of Education meeting, said parents could expect an announcement regarding masking in Montclair Schools on Tuesday, March 1st and how the district will respond to...

A Championship Legacy: Learn More About Rowing at Montclair High School (VIDEO)

Learn more about rowing at Montclair High School with this short film showcasing the talent, diversity, spirit, and tradition of excellence that sets it apart and defines Montclair High School Championship rowing program....

Montclair Education Association Wants to Be Consulted on Any Changes to Masking in Schools

Gov. Phil Murphy announced that effective March 7, less than a month from now, New Jersey would lift the mask mandate in schools. The statewide requirement that all students, educators, staff, and visitors wear masks...

New Jersey Schools To Lift Mask Mandate on March 7

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy made official today what he has been hinting at since January 2022: Effective Monday, March 7, the statewide mask mandate in schools will be lifted. "We can responsibly take the...

Montclair PTA Wants You To Get to Know Candidates Running for Board of Education

The Montclair PTA website is helping you get to know the candidates running for two seats on Montclair's Board of Education. Go to this page and learn a little more about each of the...

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