Education

Montclair Public Schools Preschool Lottery – Deadline to Apply 9/15

Montclair, NJ - Montclair Public Schools has announced plans to expand its preschool program. In anticipation of being awarded preschool aid, Montclair is accepting pre-enrollment applications for eligible 3- and 4-year-olds. If the Preschool Education...

Montclair Public Schools To Receive $58 Million From State To Support Critical Building Upgrades

Montclair, NJ - Montclair Public Schools will receive a total of nearly $58 million from the State of New Jersey in support of the District’s historic proposal to upgrade schools and classrooms, the Board...

Weekend Family Fun: Movies, Kick Ball and More

Welcome to the weekend? Ready for some family-friendly fun? There’s plenty to do in and around town, and we’ve rounded up some activities you can enjoy. Check ‘em out! Field Station Dinosaurs is open Tuesdays...
Baristanet Year In Review 2021

Four Montclair Residents To Run For BOE Seats in November

Yvonne Bouknight, Brian Fleischer, Noah Gale and Mfreke “Monk” Inyang submitted the petitions to run in November for the three available seats on the Board of Education, according to Essex County Clerk Christopher...

Always in Fashion: MHS Club Sisters on the Runway Has a Purpose

True to their name, Sisters on the Runway (SOR), a Montclair High School club focused on education and organizing events that benefit women and children affected by domestic violence, hosted their annual fashion show...

Montclair Family Sues School District For Failing to Address Bullying at Buzz Aldrin Middle...

Montclair, NJ - In 2020, Montclair mom Natalie Hackett shared how her daughter was the victim of bullying, harassment, abuse, discrimination and a playground assault by a group of boys. Hackett accused the Montclair School...

Tune In To Watch Montclair High School Class of 2022 Graduate Tonight!

Montclair TV34 will livestream the Montclair High School Class of 2022 Commencement. https://youtu.be/6cBp6W5WTfQ

21 Hot Summer Reads for All Ages

  School's out, vacations are planned, and Casual Fridays are in effect for some offices. Still, summer may look a little different for kids and adults these days with less roaming around aimlessly, more scheduled...

Montclair Public Schools on Target to Close Digital Divide

Montclair, NJ – Montclair Public Schools has secured funding to provide all families and students with devices and connectivity for all-year-round learning, Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds announced Thursday. Even during the summer months, families...

Montclair Names Stinson Mounties Head Varsity Boys’ Basketball Coach

Montclair, NJ – Montclair Public Schools Superintendent Jonathan Ponds announced the appointment of new Montclair High School Head Boys’ Varsity Basketball Coach, Mr. Cecil Stinson. He was unanimously approved at the June 20 Board...

Alumni, Families and Community Leaders Celebrate 125 Years of Glenfield Middle School

Montclair, NJ - Hundreds of people -- alumni, faculty, community leaders, current students and families -- gathered Sunday at Glenfield Midde School to celebrate the school’s 125th anniversary. The event offered both an...

Thanks to Restorative Justice Montclair, MHS Students can “Drop-In” for Circles, Serenity, and Green...

Montclair, NJ - Providing comfortable and welcome places for students to discuss, decompress, and explore positive choices for conflict resolution is getting easier at Montclair High School. Montclair’s Restorative Justice program hosted an open...

Police Investigating Threat Against Montclair High School By Student (UPDATED)

Montclair, NJ - The Montclair Police Department released this statement Monday regarding information about a threat to Montclair High School: Montclair Police Department was advised of a potential threat to Montclair High School in the...

Montclair High School Rowing Wins SRAA Nationals, State Championship and Philadelphia City

Montclair, New Jersey – May 29, 2022 – The Montclair High School Rowing Team’s Spring 2022 season is coming to an end and what a showing it has been! On the heels of winning four...

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