Education

Starter Kit of Resources for Anti-Racist Awareness and Accountability

Knowledge is power. It can also help strengthen empathy, understanding, and a unified desire to work for equality and accountability. In that spirit, here are resources and readings to help families and individuals, especially...

Montclair High School Students Demand Change, Organize Black Lives Matter Unity Walk Sunday

Montclair High School students have organized a Black Lives Matter Unity Walk for Sunday, June 7, 2 p.m., starting at Montclair High School. The students have also released detailed demands of the Montclair School District...

Bloomfield ‘Adopted’ Over 200 Seniors! Will You Help Celebrate Montclair’s Class of 2020?

If you are a Montclair graduating high school senior -- or if would like to adopt a Montclair graduating senior, visit Celebrate Montclair's Class of 2020. Baristanet wants Montclair's Class of 2020 (Montclair seniors at...

Montclair Education Association To Hold Actions in Response to Racial Injustice, June 2-5

The Montclair Education Association (MEA) will hold actions June 2-5 in response to the recent acts of police brutality against black men and women. Community participation is welcomed. “Each...

Montclair PTA Council Middle School 101 Rescheduled For Tuesday, June 9

The Montclair PTA Council is hosting Middle School 101 for 5th grade parents has ben rescheduled for June 9th at 7:30PM. Pre-registration is required for the Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/tZUrd-mgqT0vEtSeZGjCaPNxERwcuwzdP… This is a panel discussion with parents from...

Montclair High School Looking at Options For Outdoor Graduation Ceremony, Plans Not Definite

Plans for an outdoor graduation ceremony were announced prematurely on Thursday in the Montclair Local, something Montclair Schools Interim Superintendent Dr. Nathan Parker now regrets. "I was trying to convey some of the options we...

New Jersey Modified Outdoor Graduation Ceremonies; Guidelines Include Masks, Limited Guests, Temperature Checks

Masks, limited guests, temperature checks. Those are among the recommendations from the New Jersey Department of Education who released guidance Wednesday night on modified outdoor commencement ceremonies to be allowed beginning July 6. The...

Hey Class of 2020! New Jersey Can Have Outdoor Graduation Ceremonies Starting July 6

See Update below from Montclair High School's Principal Anthony Grosso: Beginning July 6th, New Jersey schools will have the opportunity to hold outdoor graduation ceremonies that comply with social distancing – ensuring the health and...

(UPDATED) Few Details, But A Promise of ‘Surprises’ In The Works For Montclair High...

UPDATE: Montclair High School Anthony Grosso shared an update Thursday at 3:45 p.m. MHS Graduation Update 5-21-2020 Plans will include the following: A vehicle parade sponsored and containing vehicles by the Township, MPD, MFD, and the MBOE. Parade...

Montclair BOE Reorganizes, Jannah is New President

An announcement from Montclair Schools regarding Montclair Board of Education: The Montclair Board of Education held its Reorganization Meeting on Monday May 18, 2020. Each year the Board is required, by statute, to reorganize its...

Nishuane School PTA, In Appreciation of Teachers and Staff, Raises $1,920 For Toni’s Kitchen

The Nishuane School PTA wanted to do something special the school's teachers and staff. Following a virtual PTA meeting where the teachers said that instead of receiving gifts from the Nishuane parent and guardian...

Montclair Families Dancing On TikTok to Support Emerging Needs Related to School Closures (VIDEOS)

https://youtu.be/9KzzspyEtR4 Montclair Fund For Educational Excellence (MFEE) is working to address the emerging needs of students, parents, and teachers that have emerged as a result of school closing due to the coronavirus pandemic and the...

Meet Dr. Jonathan Ponds, New Superintendent of Montclair Schools

Montclair Board of Education president Eve Robinson announced a new superintendent for Montclair Schools at Wednesday’s BOE meeting - Dr. Jonathan Ponds. Dr. Ponds has been the superintendent/principal of the Robert L. Craig School...

Virtual Graduation Plans To Take Shape, Now That Gov. Murphy Announces NJ Schools Remain...

All New Jersey schools will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday, in what may have been the most anti-climactic announcement of the COVID-19 pandemic. That...